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Forum: Fabrication 10-10-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By Camaro Zach
My little brake uses toggle clamps.

My little brake uses toggle clamps.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-10-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By Camaro Zach
A used head at the junkyard here is $45. No way I...

A used head at the junkyard here is $45. No way I would mess with a repair on that bad and that common of a head. $.02
Forum: Fabrication 09-26-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Camaro Zach
They look nice. Direct Snap-On copy. I wish the...

They look nice. Direct Snap-On copy. I wish the 3/8” sets went to 7/8 or 1” though.

I might have to pick up their combination wrench set. It looks just like my Snap-On ones too.
Forum: Fabrication 09-20-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,806
Posted By Camaro Zach
Thank you for the kind words. This forum has...

Thank you for the kind words. This forum has taught me a lot in the last 13 years.
Forum: Fabrication 09-17-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,806
Posted By Camaro Zach
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Fabrication 09-16-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,806
Posted By Camaro Zach
i Made a bandsaw stand with a HF portaband a few...

i Made a bandsaw stand with a HF portaband a few years ago: pic 1 price was right ($99)and I needed it thrown together quickly at the time. I have since acquired a m18 Milwaukee cordless portaband...
Forum: Welding 09-08-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By Camaro Zach
Remove the sink and use a oscillating tool or...

Remove the sink and use a oscillating tool or something of the like to make a slot you can slide a backing strip in place.
Forum: Fabrication 08-29-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,255
Posted By Camaro Zach
1/2” sch 40 pipe has an ID around .620” and 9/16”...

1/2” sch 40 pipe has an ID around .620” and 9/16” rod is .562” OD
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-29-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By Camaro Zach
From all the research I did most all older...

From all the research I did most all older washers only have a start capacitor.

On the other hand my 220v window ac unit in the shop does use a run capacitor for the 3 speed motor.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-28-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By Camaro Zach
Thanks yes the centrifugal switch works

Thanks yes the centrifugal switch works
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-28-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By Camaro Zach
If I wire it as pictured with the current SPDT...

If I wire it as pictured with the current SPDT switch it is going to energize the high and low windings at the same time no matter if the switch is on high or low. Correct?

So the easiest solution...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-27-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,742
Posted By Camaro Zach
I am not sure. Maybe seeing old beat-to-death...

I am not sure. Maybe seeing old beat-to-death topics on other forums. I am thankful in this instance Brian posted a screenshot of the original half anvil.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-27-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,742
Posted By Camaro Zach
I hate to bump an old thread but i have been...

I hate to bump an old thread but i have been forgetting to take pictures of an old broken anvil from my family’s property. The anvil has been on the front porch of our little “farmhouse “ since I was...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-27-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By Camaro Zach
I agree and I think it would fix the problem but...

I agree and I think it would fix the problem but without going with a DPDT switch wouldn’t it overheat the capacitor using it to power the run windings?

(I’m hoping there is a way to achieve...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-27-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By Camaro Zach
2 speed motor wiring

A friend’s dad gave me this fan a year or so ago that was missing the motor. I finally found a suitable 1/2 horse 2 speed motor in an old washing machine to cobble together.

I have been reading...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By Camaro Zach
Blue sharpie and my knife are two things I never...

Blue sharpie and my knife are two things I never leave the house without.
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,016
Posted By Camaro Zach
How well does it run 6010 on 120v? I have been...

How well does it run 6010 on 120v? I have been looking for another small portable machine to replace my little longevity when it lets the smoke out.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-03-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Camaro Zach
My HF version is drilled to 5/8”

My HF version is drilled to 5/8”
Forum: Fabrication 06-02-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,629
Posted By Camaro Zach
Glad to see you back. I recently warped some...

Glad to see you back.

I recently warped some 3/8” x 12” flat bars pretty good in the middle of he night and used an idea in my head that I had seen you post years ago. Bottle jack and chain you...
Forum: Fabrication 05-31-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,670
Posted By Camaro Zach
Looks good Randall I like nobling’s clamp...

Looks good Randall

I like nobling’s clamp idea. I was thinking some sort of toggle clamp to quickly hold the plates together.
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,228
Posted By Camaro Zach
I am going to have to try that, thanks! I...

I am going to have to try that, thanks!

I clean/swap tips almost every time I grab the torch to just to size the tip accordingly.

I hand cut some 2” plate recently with satisfactory results....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-19-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By Camaro Zach
Just Clips brand pn: JC500 are what I have had...

Just Clips brand pn: JC500 are what I have had good luck with. Made in USA to boot.
Forum: Machining 05-18-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By Camaro Zach
I work on a few here and there. Need to freshen...

I work on a few here and there. Need to freshen up 2 of my motors in the not so distant future too. If they work well I’d happily put one to use.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-18-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Posted By Camaro Zach
Single or dual springs? If dual I’ll buy the...

Single or dual springs? If dual I’ll buy the locks/retainers from ya.
Forum: Machining 05-18-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By Camaro Zach
Short piece of tubing the right diameter to...

Short piece of tubing the right diameter to contact the outer metal part of the seal. I have used a socket in a pinch also.
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