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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-26-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By JBFab
Sure looks like some sort of pin bender to me. ...

Sure looks like some sort of pin bender to me. They made a centerless valve grinder, maybe an accessory for that?
Forum: Fabrication 11-16-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,262
Posted By JBFab
Very impressive! Nice work Scratch. Hopefully...

Very impressive! Nice work Scratch. Hopefully you'll entertain a visitor to see it in person sometime.

What did you use to get the brass-like color?

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Forum: Welding 11-16-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By JBFab
Filling a big gap in aluminum

I got sucked into the YouTube wormhole again...

This certainly isnt practical, but a little bit impressive in its own right.

https://youtu.be/TGofWPf7wgU

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Forum: Fabrication 10-21-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,654
Posted By JBFab
https://www.mcmaster.com/weld-nuts McMaster...

https://www.mcmaster.com/weld-nuts

McMaster is great for all sorts of things. Shipping is pretty quick for our area as well (DC is out of Shitcago). I usually have what I order in 1-2 days.
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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 10-05-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,514
Posted By JBFab
Nice work Jenn! It's easy to see why you were...

Nice work Jenn! It's easy to see why you were tossed in the pro category!

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-03-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,456
Posted By JBFab
We'd need desiccant by the semi load to prevent...

We'd need desiccant by the semi load to prevent rust up here...

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By JBFab
For sure, those things are awesome. Sent...

For sure, those things are awesome.

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-28-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,456
Posted By JBFab
Fleet farm has some blades, but its hit or miss...

Fleet farm has some blades, but its hit or miss if they'll have the size and pitch you're looking for.

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Forum: Shop & Safety 09-28-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By JBFab
2" with concrete should be quite rigid for this...

2" with concrete should be quite rigid for this application. To make it easier to change and erect, I suggest making a sandwich - the "bread" if you will is two lengths of pipe about 4-5 feet plus...
Forum: Machining 09-19-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By JBFab
I can't wait to use that one . . .

I can't wait to use that one . . .
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,806
Posted By JBFab
Looks way too nice to put in a ratty old pickup...

Looks way too nice to put in a ratty old pickup buddy. Go find him an old charger now and take him through an entire restoration! [emoji16]

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By JBFab
How often have you had to replace the bearings at...

How often have you had to replace the bearings at the knuckle? This thing seems to eat them every 2-3 years.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By JBFab
Yep, that sounds about right . . . lol.

Yep, that sounds about right . . . lol.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By JBFab
Yes, they are in an oil bath. We did drain some...

Yes, they are in an oil bath. We did drain some oil out of both sides, whether or not it was to the proper amount I couldn't tell you. Both sides were relatively clean aside from the shiny bits in...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-10-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By JBFab
New Holland TN70A - front axle fun

My good friend and neighbor across the section called and said one of his front tires was locked up on his tractor. I went over to help tear it down and drink his beer :D. After a bit of surgery we...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-10-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,806
Posted By JBFab
I may rib and poke at ya from time to time, but...

I may rib and poke at ya from time to time, but you know it's all in good fun and I'd expect the same from you. In all seriousness, that young man is never going to forget this experience. This is...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-05-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,806
Posted By JBFab
Dumbass . . . I'd fire that sonofabitch!:D

Dumbass . . . I'd fire that sonofabitch!:D
Forum: Fabrication 08-19-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,066
Posted By JBFab
Grain is surprisingly abrasive. Also, in seed...

Grain is surprisingly abrasive. Also, in seed plants especially clean-out is very important to prevent mixing of different batches. I used to work for a company that specialized in this work. I...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-18-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By JBFab
Around here, some of the trail riders only run...

Around here, some of the trail riders only run fronts as well. They carry a bit more of their weight on the front than the back. I assumed that was part of the reason.

Also, some farriers run...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-17-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,806
Posted By JBFab
Agreed. I also agree with a previous poster that...

Agreed. I also agree with a previous poster that the radius at the edge of the wheel is far more critical than how much is taken off.

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Forum: Machining 08-15-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By JBFab
What ya building?? Sent from my mobile...

What ya building??

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,806
Posted By JBFab
No pics yet? WTF that was 5 hours ago! Get...

No pics yet? WTF that was 5 hours ago! Get movin'!!! :-D

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Forum: Welding 08-10-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By JBFab
A thought for you. You may be get more longevity...

A thought for you. You may be get more longevity using a lipo battery like the one shown in the picture.

Also, a suggestion - attach the battery as close to the pivot point of the headgear as...
Forum: Fabrication 07-28-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By JBFab
Yep, maybe more specifically "clevis rod end...

Yep, maybe more specifically "clevis rod end (https://www.mcmaster.com/clevises)".

McMaster has them.
Forum: Fabrication 07-22-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By JBFab
If you do end up using power tool batteries, I...

If you do end up using power tool batteries, I saw these available for DeWalt 20v batteries. If you rig up your own the two outside pi s are + and - while the inner pins allow you to select lower...
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