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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-20-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By USMCPOP
Maybe they are related to the Lucas electrics...

Maybe they are related to the Lucas electrics people. :devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-20-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By USMCPOP
When I was mentoring the high school robotics...

When I was mentoring the high school robotics team, I begged for an MMC printed catalog. No go. They wouldn't even sell one. So we bought parts from MSC. They were happy to ship us a half dozen of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-17-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By USMCPOP
How about Lucas Red N Tacky grease? Seems to...

How about Lucas Red N Tacky grease? Seems to have a pretty high dropping point of 540 F. They also have an X-TRA Heavy Duty Grease. Seems widely available and priced around $4 - $6 a tube.
...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-16-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By USMCPOP
True wrought iron can be more ductile than steel....

True wrought iron can be more ductile than steel. Old chains would stretch a bit when approaching their load limit.

These days, people refer to most any bent piece of steel/iron as "wrought iron".
Forum: Welding 07-13-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,055
Posted By USMCPOP
Did GNAP give you some of that nice Murex 6011C? ...

Did GNAP give you some of that nice Murex 6011C?

https://www.lincolnelectric.com/en-us/Consumables/Pages/product.aspx?product=Products_Consumable_MurexConsumables-Murex-Murex6011C(LincolnElectric)
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-13-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By USMCPOP
If it's wrought iron, I'd guess the best fix...

If it's wrought iron, I'd guess the best fix would be to forge weld another piece of wrought iron on there.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-12-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By USMCPOP
That broken piece looks forged to me. So it...

That broken piece looks forged to me. So it would be wrought iron or steel.
Forum: Fabrication 07-06-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By USMCPOP
https://books.google.com/books?id=hOIDAAAAMBAJ&pri...

https://books.google.com/books?id=hOIDAAAAMBAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false

Page 85
Forum: Machining 07-04-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By USMCPOP
Yuasa 3-way vice

The young one informs me that he's gotten a 3-way adjustable machining vise for free from work. Has it on a pallet but not out the door yet. Yuasa 550-062.

It would have to be the 96 pounder...
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,055
Posted By USMCPOP
Is that the one they pack in Helium for shipping?...

Is that the one they pack in Helium for shipping?

Product Weight
16.5 lbs.
Shipping Weight
13.50 Lbs.
Forum: Fabrication 06-26-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By USMCPOP
Weld positioners, though not motorized:

Weld positioners, though not motorized:
Forum: Fabrication 06-26-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By USMCPOP
Bowling ball engraving vises ...

Bowling ball engraving vises ...
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By USMCPOP
My oldest is a 1952 Lincwelder 180 C. The...

My oldest is a 1952 Lincwelder 180 C. The Dialarc is 1974, and might be the second one produced according to the serial number. The Syncrowave and the Idealarc are a bit newer.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-02-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,801
Posted By USMCPOP
RED Caddy, When you get done with that,...

RED Caddy,

When you get done with that, here's another race toy you could build. Sort of a rail in reverse.

video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmcEDeouN4g
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By USMCPOP
Do a Google image search for beehive wooden...

Do a Google image search for beehive wooden bobbin or beehive wooden spool. There are many variants.
Forum: Fabrication 04-30-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By USMCPOP
I always liked Mike Auldridge playing the dobro,...

I always liked Mike Auldridge playing the dobro, or resophonic guitar. Back about 1974, I was volunteering at a free medical clinic in Bethesda, MD. After that, we'd go to a local bar for a cold...
Forum: Welding 04-05-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,638
Posted By USMCPOP
It's a Lincoln, for goodness sake. Not having...

It's a Lincoln, for goodness sake. Not having stick would be sacrilege. James Lincoln would turn over in his grave. :D

Zoom in on the picture and you can see the switch in the middle of the...
Forum: Fabrication 04-01-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,013
Posted By USMCPOP
Automotive e-coat. ...

Automotive e-coat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JauUjmXlTPE
Forum: Machining 03-14-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By USMCPOP
I got a couple small ones from Grizzly back when...

I got a couple small ones from Grizzly back when they were cheap. Maybe even free shipping. 9" x 12" and 12" x 18". Then I found a 24" x 36" x 5" Do-All plate locally for $50 IIRC. Must weigh over...
Forum: Welding 02-28-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,505
Posted By USMCPOP
The one pictured here has what appear to be the...

The one pictured here has what appear to be the old markings. 2-9 and the three taps S, G and C. (solder, ground, cutting?)

https://weldingweb.com/showthread.php?650771-Allmand-welder
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-10-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,378
Posted By USMCPOP
I had a Christian Brother teacher in Catholic...

I had a Christian Brother teacher in Catholic high school who taught us, worked in South Philly. He was a registered nurse. He'd seen it all. He knew how to pound someone on the head with a book,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-10-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,378
Posted By USMCPOP
Do you say "Youse all"? :devil:

Do you say "Youse all"? :devil:
Forum: Machining 01-30-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By USMCPOP
A few bits of info: Wrought, austenitic...

A few bits of info:

Wrought, austenitic stainless steels, such as 304 and 316, are generally regarded as non-magnetic in the annealed condition, ie they are not attracted significantly by a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-24-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,122
Posted By USMCPOP
I did see a tap today for a #0000 screw, 160...

I did see a tap today for a #0000 screw, 160 threads per inch. Around $45.

That's a bit like getting screwed for nothing.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-19-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,132
Posted By USMCPOP
Awhile back there was a guy trying to sell a big...

Awhile back there was a guy trying to sell a big power hammer fairly cheap, maybe steam powered. The damned thing was about 20 feet tall, and apparently about another story underground. I can't...
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