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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By mccutter
There are probably capacitors attached to the...

There are probably capacitors attached to the photocells that add a little "boost" to help the photocells work. I've had non-battery hoods that needed a "refresh" under a light source before putting...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-28-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 743
Posted By mccutter
Aside from the missing rocker arms, the castings...

Aside from the missing rocker arms, the castings are different numbers. It does not mention rockers on the list of "stuff to return"... :(

And this, boys and girls, is why many of us prefer to...
Forum: Fabrication 03-28-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 988
Posted By mccutter
As usual Jack, top-notch quality and quantity...

As usual Jack, top-notch quality and quantity work! :) https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-24-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 48,016
Posted By mccutter
The home supply stores around here have been...

The home supply stores around here have been closing at 6pm! :eek: Normally 9-10pm... :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-21-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 743
Posted By mccutter
There is a "method" experienced techs use to get...

There is a "method" experienced techs use to get those long-ass spark plugs out of the 3-valve Ford but don't quote me on it. With engine hot hot, they back the plugs out with an impact! :eek:...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-19-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By mccutter
And this is what I thought of! :D Funny how the...

And this is what I thought of! :D Funny how the brain works... ;)

Nice anvil! :)
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-17-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By mccutter
You are NOT wasting your time! :) The nail video...

You are NOT wasting your time! :) The nail video has over 7000 views, the spoon video has over 10k and the twist handle video has almost 71k views so that is a VERY good thing. :) Certainly something...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-17-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By mccutter
The main indicator/differentiator is high fever...

The main indicator/differentiator is high fever and is why many places scan for temperature as people walk in. But remember, I only play a doctor on TV so take that for what it's worth... ;)

Hope...
Forum: Fabrication 03-17-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By mccutter
Fantabulous! :)...

Fantabulous! :) https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif
Forum: Fabrication 03-08-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By mccutter
I think I've seen Mike Rowe up to his armpit but...

I think I've seen Mike Rowe up to his armpit but I believe it was a cow...
Forum: Fabrication 03-08-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By mccutter
Nice job and very well thought out! :) A lot of...

Nice job and very well thought out! :) A lot of nice touches and details you've added...

Non-horse-guy question: what/when would these be used for? Milking? :D Artificial insemination? ;)
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-05-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,602
Posted By mccutter
Are there no leaves on your trees? :D

Are there no leaves on your trees? :D
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-02-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 48,016
Posted By mccutter
All studs will have a "curve" to them. Excessive...

All studs will have a "curve" to them. Excessive curved stock should be left at the building supply. Ideally, you would have installed the studs with the curves oriented the same way and maybe you...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-28-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,602
Posted By mccutter
Exclamation Coronavirus Panic at Lowe's!

Coronavirus Panic at Lowe's! :eek:

Was at Lowe's today picking up some items on the list and one of those was 3M 8210plus dust masks. I buy them by the 20pack for around $20. I've got about 4 at...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-21-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By mccutter
I'm not debating your concern or the info in the...

I'm not debating your concern or the info in the linked document. And I will concur that some wiring going to the "tombstones" may be thinner gauge and probably not rated for full wattage at line...
Forum: Machining 02-12-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,613
Posted By mccutter
That is about a $100-$200 press at auction....

That is about a $100-$200 press at auction. Tapmatic maybe $100ish. Depends on how much money is in the room. I would be concerned it has water/moisture in the Tapper as evidenced by the surface rust...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-12-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,029
Views: 48,016
Posted By mccutter
You're making good progress and it's looking...

You're making good progress and it's looking good, Tim! :) https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif

Don't forget to incorporate bracing for the stripper pole! :devil:
Forum: Welding 02-10-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,073
Posted By mccutter
What they said above... I'm up here in W....

What they said above...

I'm up here in W. Volusia and have a buddy that is a union pipefitter/plumber. He was saying they are actively looking for Apprentices for the trades out of his hall...
Forum: Fabrication 02-10-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By mccutter
I get my steel from a local job shop that has...

I get my steel from a local job shop that has racks full of stock. They also cut and bend some small sheet Al parts for me. I don't know what pricing tier I get but I've been doing biz with them for...
Forum: Welding 02-04-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By mccutter
So what is under the cover the arrow is pointing...

So what is under the cover the arrow is pointing at? :confused:
Forum: Welding 02-02-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By mccutter
The part that went bad with my Victors was part...

The part that went bad with my Victors was part #9 that has a little sealing ring that mates with the inside of part #7. Diaphragm was fine... Kits are about $17 on debay.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-28-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,529
Posted By mccutter
Pawn shop? Yard sale? I just bought a "smart"...

Pawn shop? Yard sale? I just bought a "smart" charger from Lowe's for $60 or so. Blue Schumacher, works on gel batteries.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-26-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,038
Posted By mccutter
2006 Freestyle, 3.0 V-6/CVT. Alternator was...

2006 Freestyle, 3.0 V-6/CVT. Alternator was toast, not putting out at all. Threw a junkyard unit that looked "new" with a rebuilt sticker on there for $20 or so. Charges fine BUT the battery light is...
Forum: Welding 01-25-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By mccutter
Talking So What Do You Think? Light Saber For $40?

Saw this in one of my feeds... Poor man's light saber/guillotine? :D LINK (https://torchexproc.com/pages/aluminuxx)
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-24-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By mccutter
Smile Success!

So I pulled the hot water stop out. Came apart easier than expected! :) Not the best pic but it shows a thin "chunk/flap" of black rubber blocking the hole from the pipe to the mixer. Where it came...
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