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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-02-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Walker
The mixer is back together, however it runs too...

The mixer is back together, however it runs too fast. It will run at 20rpm at idle, but if I bump the throttle up at all it just spins way too fast. To my thinking, 20 rpm at between at maybe 3/4...
Forum: Machining 11-26-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,108
Posted By Walker
I’d have mounted a grinder to the sanders rest...

I’d have mounted a grinder to the sanders rest plate.:devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-25-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By Walker
Used chains here are even more uncommon than new...

Used chains here are even more uncommon than new ones.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-24-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By Walker
The real trick, after straightening out the pan,...

The real trick, after straightening out the pan, is figuring out how to keep the bolts from backing out after being tightened. Seems simple but it’s not. Oil pan bolts have very low inch pounds of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-23-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By Walker
Made it in and out. Had areas of 4 to 5 inches,...

Made it in and out. Had areas of 4 to 5 inches, the sunnier parts were about 3. Had no trouble with the BFG Ats. I will take another look at the available chains and ask about those I am interested...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-22-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By Walker
Holy crap! Those chains are well over $300 a...

Holy crap! Those chains are well over $300 a pair! I may think on this a wee while. I mentioned that I got stuck at my place because of ice. If I had chains, a front locker of a winch it wouldn’t...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-22-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By Walker
It was dry enough today that I was able to check...

It was dry enough today that I was able to check them out. My current chains are too narrow and too short.
It is doubtfulI will be able to pick up any locally, so I will order a set and hope for...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-22-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By Walker
Tire chain question

Living in the desert I don’t have much experience with snow and tire chains. However, I generally winterize my camp in the mountains on Thanksgiving weekend. It has snowed up there for the last...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-21-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Walker
The parts came in for my mixer repair. The pinion...

The parts came in for my mixer repair. The pinion bearings were wrong, but I happened to have the right ones in my tool box. They are the same bearings that were in it, but it looks like the pinion...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-21-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Walker
Well, it appears that none of my old Mill parts...

Well, it appears that none of my old Mill parts will interchange. Not a huge deal because every thing is pretty well pooched. What that means I need a new wheel. Looking for a 6' wheel. I am...
Forum: Welding 11-19-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Walker
It is amazing how something so simple and...

It is amazing how something so simple and reliable can be taken away to be replaced with something difficult. This and gas cans are two of my top pet peeves. I think I have dumped more gas on the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-19-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Walker
Try that153111 Sent from my E6810 using...

Try that153111

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-19-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Walker
Today's score

I think I need to stop surfing the internet in the morning. Yesterday I found this aermotor 802 windmill motor. It is brand new, still on part of the shipping crate. Apparently it was bought at a...
Forum: Machining 11-17-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Walker
Make a round hole, then use a square drift to...

Make a round hole, then use a square drift to make it square.
Forum: Welding 11-16-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Walker
Ill continue buying the elbows thanks.

Ill continue buying the elbows thanks.
Forum: Fabrication 11-14-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,814
Posted By Walker
As far as one motor wanting to push harder than...

As far as one motor wanting to push harder than the other, Im not very worried over it. The bridge is very heavy and there is not a lot of play in it.
Forum: Fabrication 11-14-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,814
Posted By Walker
The driveshaft itself wasn't the cost driver. The...

The driveshaft itself wasn't the cost driver. The u joints at $37 each, the mounted bearings were about the same, additional sprockets weren’t expensive, but added to it. With shipping somewhere...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-14-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By Walker
The biggest problem is they removed phosphates...

The biggest problem is they removed phosphates from the soap. Our current dishwasher runs for 99 minutes and does a half assed job on dishes that have been pre scrubbed.
There are still decent...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-14-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Walker
Cement mixer score

I had borrowed a friend's 9cf mixer when I was remodeling my front entry and casting new steps. Ended up making about 4 yards total. I found it to be much better than my little mixer. I had been...
Forum: Fabrication 11-14-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,814
Posted By Walker
Looking into driving the bridge and have found...

Looking into driving the bridge and have found that using one motor inthe center of the bridge gets expensive very fast. It is actually substantially cheaper to put a motor on either side, so that is...
Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,814
Posted By Walker
Forgot the pics153034153035 Sent from my...

Forgot the pics153034153035

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Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,814
Posted By Walker
The cheap electric trolleys came today. The...

The cheap electric trolleys came today. The framework is pretty cheesey, I can't imagine hanging more than a hundred pounds from them. The reduction gearing is pretty simple and the machine work...
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,814
Posted By Walker
Already put it to work on a curvy stair...

Already put it to work on a curvy stair rail.153010

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Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,814
Posted By Walker
Now that's what I'm talkin' 'bout. Used...

Now that's what I'm talkin' 'bout.

Used 1-1/2"x1/4" tube and welded a new eye to it. Should we'll be able to exceed my lifting equipment.153009

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Forum: Fabrication 11-11-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,814
Posted By Walker
When they want to have a salesman meet with me to...

When they want to have a salesman meet with me to discuss my needs it is too expensive.
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