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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-04-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By threepiece
Thank you and your buddy for your extra effort. ...

Thank you and your buddy for your extra effort.

I took a second look at the winch and discovered the upper bearing does not have any point at which to add a grease fitting. I need to study this...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-03-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By threepiece
Ramsey simply recommends 80-90 gear lube. I...

Ramsey simply recommends 80-90 gear lube. I actually have some gear oil recommended for transmissions with brass synchronizer.

My thought at this point is to use the gear oil as well as packing...
Forum: Welding 06-02-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By threepiece
I have been repairing and fabricating as a...

I have been repairing and fabricating as a professional and hobbyist for nearly 50 years. I have not come close to making anything as complicated as this. The average person cannot begin to realize...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-02-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By threepiece
I have gotten loads of electric and pneumatic...

I have gotten loads of electric and pneumatic power tools from the scrap yard. I really have no idea what I have they are stashed in four different places. Some work fine some need only a power cord....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-02-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By threepiece
I have gotten loads of electric and pneumatic...

I have gotten loads of electric and pneumatic power tools from the scrap yard. I really have no idea what I have they are stashed in four different places. Some work fine some need only a power cord....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-01-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By threepiece
Yes, but it is the bearing I am concerned about....

Yes, but it is the bearing I am concerned about. With the vertical worm it looks as the upper ball bearing will not get lubed.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-01-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By threepiece
Grease Lubricant for Worm Drive?

As some of you know I am using a winch as a hoist for the dump trailer I recently built. The winch is a Ramsey RE8000 with a steel worm and brass gear. For packaging reasons I have decided to...
Forum: Fabrication 06-01-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
Looking for the CG (center of gravity). I...

Looking for the CG (center of gravity).

I want the caster to be in this horizontal position during attachment to the box. This will allow easy alignment of the holes and attaching screws.

The...
Forum: Fabrication 06-01-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
Is that a hint? I can imagine the swivel...

Is that a hint?

I can imagine the swivel caster getting pelted with concrete the first time I use it and me giving up trying to keep it clean after the second hour of pouring. I used to restore...
Forum: Fabrication 05-31-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
The third wheel is for the swivel caster. Next to...

The third wheel is for the swivel caster. Next to it is the weather tight box that will house the solenoids and panel switches for the winch.
Forum: Fabrication 05-31-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
The wheels and tires came from a 1976 military...

The wheels and tires came from a 1976 military Jeep. I bought what was left of the J20 truck about fifteen years ago. It was clear the truck was rarely driven. It had the original hard rubber...
Forum: Fabrication 05-30-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
Yes, I should consider this as it will be...

Yes, I should consider this as it will be spending much time under a backhoe bucket. I already have holes in the top angle for attaching.

A still picture is all you will get, I don’t do video.
Forum: Fabrication 05-30-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
It’s a barn made from nearly equal amounts in...

It’s a barn made from nearly equal amounts in weight of concrete, steel and wood. I have actually been working on it for the last four years, the last three project I shared here on SFT have much to...
Forum: Fabrication 05-30-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By threepiece
It appears you have the same condition I found...

It appears you have the same condition I found myself in with my dump trailer. You could increase your dump angle by simply adding lift blocks to the suspension but I suspect you have already...
Forum: Fabrication 05-26-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
I will pull this trailer with this Kubota L3400,...

I will pull this trailer with this Kubota L3400, I will push it with a John Deere 110TLB.
Forum: Fabrication 05-26-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
It was a huge relief to finally roll this out of...

It was a huge relief to finally roll this out of the shop. I have yet to assemble and install the winch. I also must make and install hub caps. I am also working on the hub for the caster and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-24-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By threepiece
2.5” shcs

I went to the scrap yard yesterday after being closed for several weeks. I bought it purely for the novelty of it. I might machine a nut from a piece of 4” hex bar, weld the nut to a beam in my shop...
Forum: Fabrication 05-24-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
I made this spreader to lift vehicle bodies off...

I made this spreader to lift vehicle bodies off of frames. In that application I place a 2x10 wood board through the window or door openings and link it to the spreader. I found it useful for other...
Forum: Fabrication 05-24-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
It is finally being assembled. The hubs are eight...

It is finally being assembled. The hubs are eight lug from a 1975 Jeep Dana 44 front axle. The original bearings were in good shape and made by Timken in USA.

I will be painted the wheels today.
Forum: Machining 05-23-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By threepiece
Indeed, my comment in post #4 was a jest. It was...

Indeed, my comment in post #4 was a jest. It was also intended to give awareness. I have often wondered why other countries are referred to by their name but the United States is more often than not...
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By threepiece
I would be concerned about the welds holding and...

I would be concerned about the welds holding and subsequent injuries. My experience when welding on tools has not always been good. I think it has to do with the carbon content of the steel, the...
Forum: Fabrication 05-15-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By threepiece
Funny, I have one as well and I too posted here...

Funny, I have one as well and I too posted here inquiring what it is. Someone told what it is but I don’t remember what the response was.

I must not have interested me because I forget where I put...
Forum: Machining 05-15-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By threepiece
They have a branch in Detroit, I wonder why I...

They have a branch in Detroit, I wonder why I have never herd of them.

I just looked at the sale flier, they have a smokin hot deal on the 8” Wilton bullet vise for $1,750! That is $3,250 off the...
Forum: Machining 05-15-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 944
Posted By threepiece
I prefer to buy tools that are indicated made in...

I prefer to buy tools that are indicated made in USA. “American Made” could mean they were made in Canada.
Forum: Fabrication 05-15-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,025
Posted By threepiece
The Shop Line JAU sprayed about the same as DCC....

The Shop Line JAU sprayed about the same as DCC. The Cat yellow color covered well with two coats over. a dark red primer. It firmed up overnight enough to handle without leaving very noticeable...
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