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Forum: Machining 06-26-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,006
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey Cavalry, Many years ago, I was taught a...

Hey Cavalry,
Many years ago, I was taught a neat, effective method to remove those tiny buggers quite easily. If the head is still intact, simply take a thin(.020) cutoff disc for the Dremel tool...
Forum: Machining 06-20-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,336
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey James, Those Logans are great lathes and if...

Hey James,
Those Logans are great lathes and if you can find one that's been taken care of, you will not be disappointed. One of the companys I retired from had 4 Logans in their toolroom and the...
Forum: Machining 06-12-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,969
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey digr, Great setup & workmanship. I made...

Hey digr,
Great setup & workmanship. I made mine quite simple with a piece of 1.5" X 1" alum. angle with a slot milled to be able to slide the indicator up & down to set my zero. The indicator is a...
Forum: Welding 05-22-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,595
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey Frank, Yes, I remember back in the '50's...

Hey Frank,
Yes, I remember back in the '50's when I was young, my pap & uncle used those to do their soldering. My pap(92 next month), used his for all his soldering including the rain gutters. My...
Forum: Machining 05-17-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By yorkiepap
Saw Blade Re-Sharpening....

Hey guys,
I just posted this on the Hobart forum & wanted to post it here for anyone who wants the ability to sharpen their tungsten-tipped saw blades. Hope this helps and answers any questions...
Forum: Welding 05-16-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,439
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey OLD MAN, Interesting find. Taking into...

Hey OLD MAN,
Interesting find. Taking into considerations the age, buried & subjected to heat/cold, wet/dry, and soil acids, it would say that was a pretty good weld. I can see the direction of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-06-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,544
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey guys, Thanks for the compliments. To...

Hey guys,
Thanks for the compliments.

To charlieh: I use strictly Freud Diablo 14" ferrous blades as they have been the best I have ever used or found. They are C-7 tungsten tipped, 1800rpm,...
Forum: Machining 05-06-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,397
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey digr, I gotta agree with the other fellows....

Hey digr,
I gotta agree with the other fellows. Nice chest & if it is a Gerstner, you stole it. The other way you can verify if it's a Gerstner is the serial number of the chest is on the bottom of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-05-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,544
Posted By yorkiepap
Home Workshop/Mobile Unit...

Hey Guys,
Thought I'd post my welding setups here in SW PA. I do general welding, fabrication, machining, re-creating obsolete parts, custom AL D/Plate items, classic car restorations. I go mobile...
Forum: Fabrication 05-03-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,011
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey Bob_S2, I will concur with the others...

Hey Bob_S2,
I will concur with the others regarding a decent hyd. press, and to make it even more flexible, add 4 heavy swivel casters to the bottom. I made a stand for my bench-size hyd. press with...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-01-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,982
Posted By yorkiepap
To moe1942: In '55, I was riding a Harley 125....

To moe1942:
In '55, I was riding a Harley 125. My late uncle was a Harley dealer and had a body shop and was a magician with metal. He started me ridin' & weldin' back then. My pap wasn't fond of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-31-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,982
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey Shade Tree, Man, you really tore me up with...

Hey Shade Tree,
Man, you really tore me up with that one.... haven't seen that one before. This year will be my 53rd year in the saddle and I came close back in 2001. I had an angel on my passenger...
Forum: Machining 03-30-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,495
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey Jack, Another superb source of information...

Hey Jack,
Another superb source of information that I find indispensable is a "little black book" titled "Pocket Reference" by Thomas J. Glover. Fits in your shirt pocket, tool box or glove box and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-20-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,188
Posted By yorkiepap
Welding Tables.... Space Saving

Hey guys,
I know many have issues with the available space they have and are constantly trying to get more equipment, but the space available does not warrant anything else. I found a simple method...
Forum: Fabrication 03-04-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,878
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey guys, This one is the first prototype I...

Hey guys,
This one is the first prototype I made several years ago....still have it. I've made over 150 various AL D/Plate one since in various configurations..... Denny
Forum: SFT Information 02-27-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,390
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey Greenbuggy, I've had good success with new...

Hey Greenbuggy,
I've had good success with new customers by leaving cards at the local grocery stores & restaurants, and ran some listings on the Craigslist, and a site here in the Pgh. area called...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-27-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,727
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey Mike, At work, we use a 1/2" step drill...

Hey Mike,
At work, we use a 1/2" step drill that has a 1/4" dia. step and really makes it so much easier to drill many holes without putting strain on your wrists. I recently picked up (2) used...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-27-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,941
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey Mo, The dry cut saws like mine are...

Hey Mo,
The dry cut saws like mine are generally in the 1300 rpm range. The abrasive saws range from 3600-5500 rpm. You wouldn't want to see the end result of using a dry cut blade in an abrasive...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-26-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,941
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey Mo, Here's the link for the Freud blades...

Hey Mo,
Here's the link for the Freud blades and I believe that's the seller I got mine from...... Denny
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-26-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,941
Posted By yorkiepap
Hey guys, This is my 1st post here and wanted...

Hey guys,
This is my 1st post here and wanted to suggest the Freud Diablo 14", C7, 72T, Tungsten tipped blade for those who never tried them. They are all I use and can be purchased on E-Bay for $40...
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