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Forum: Shop & Safety 07-03-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 839
Posted By Lu47Dan
Use screws not nails, I have both on the shop....

Use screws not nails, I have both on the shop. The nails tend to loosen over time.
Find and download a copy of Fabral's installation manual, follow it's recommandation's.
Predrilling the fastening...
Forum: Machining 06-30-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By Lu47Dan
What number taper does your mill have? You...

What number taper does your mill have?
You would be better off getting the correct holder for it instead of relying on a collet to hold it.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-03-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By Lu47Dan
Gerry, Never found a new liquid filled...

Gerry,
Never found a new liquid filled submersible residential well pump
Seen mercury sealed industrial submersible pumps, but most of them were 250+gpm rating in 18"+ wells.
greywynd, those...
Forum: Welding 05-19-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Lu47Dan
If it is cast steel, use ER70, you do not need...

If it is cast steel, use ER70, you do not need SS.
Why cause machining issues.
Dan.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-17-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Lu47Dan
You need to heat them up slowly when brand new...

You need to heat them up slowly when brand new anyway. It would just take longer to dry them out than when brand new.
Dan.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-04-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By Lu47Dan
Fools and their money. I have a splitter out...

Fools and their money.
I have a splitter out here that the owner left at the site he was preparing for his new house. Someone dumped a bunch of crap in the tank, while it was there. Over the years...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By Lu47Dan
Plumb a high pressure gauge into the line at the...

Plumb a high pressure gauge into the line at the pump, then take readings. That will tell you more then you can tell with your eyes or ears.
My splitter has a 5000psi glycerin filled gauge plumbed...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-20-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Lu47Dan
If it was me, I'd get the D-8 mobile again and do...

If it was me, I'd get the D-8 mobile again and do the landscaping so I could mow it with a riding mower
:rolleyes: :D
Do not know of many weeds that will stop a D-8.





Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-30-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,116
Posted By Lu47Dan
Update Weather still not cooperating here....

Update
Weather still not cooperating here. Silage cover still holding up, so at least the shop is dry. Hope to get started next week. Weather forecast better, but not counting on it.
Dan.
Forum: Fabrication 03-11-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By Lu47Dan
I will stick with A/A (acetylene/air) or a Turbo...

I will stick with A/A (acetylene/air) or a Turbo torch on a B-tank. Works better than other torchs do.
A little pricey to set up at first but beats the heck out of a propane torch head.
Dan.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-11-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Lu47Dan
Serpentine Belt, matching belt size to engine horsepower

A friend wants to change from multiple v-belt drive to a serpentine belt drive. Sheave wear has been eating belts at an alarming rate. $300 / set.
Anyone have an easily understood site where I can...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-05-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,116
Posted By Lu47Dan
Update Spent a couple of hours cleaning up the...

Update
Spent a couple of hours cleaning up the old shingles and wood from the roof. Putting them in an old bedliner for now, will get rid of them in the future.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-02-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,191
Posted By Lu47Dan
Locally, there has been no shortage of bottled...

Locally, there has been no shortage of bottled water, masks are a different story, there has been a run on them. People are such sheep.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-02-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,116
Posted By Lu47Dan
Off the roof project, waiting for a tri-axle load...

Off the roof project, waiting for a tri-axle load of 2A to be delivered. Tired of potholes in the driveway. :mad:
Raining right now, have not looked at weather forecast for the week yet. So no plans...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-15-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By Lu47Dan
Thanks guys. Total weight for scrap value...

Thanks guys.
Total weight for scrap value around 450#.
Been looking for a used one for years, but they were usaully priced too high or total junk.
Will take off one of the good front rollers,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-15-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By Lu47Dan
Picked up at work today.

The company I am working for has a policy of not repairing pallet jacks. For the cost of a new one, fixing one is not cost effective. So I offered to pay scrap value for them. This was a couple of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-15-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,116
Posted By Lu47Dan
Plastic silage cover still in one piece, had a...

Plastic silage cover still in one piece, had a few hours of lost sleep while the last cold front swept through the area.
I need to check the forecast to see when I can start on it again.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-04-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,116
Posted By Lu47Dan
The pitch of the roof will change slightly from...

The pitch of the roof will change slightly from around 5/12ish to 4-1/2 / 12ish . With that change it needs heavier framing. So this side will take more time to finish.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-04-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,116
Posted By Lu47Dan
Chris, steel roofing. Terry, right now, it is...

Chris, steel roofing.
Terry, right now, it is raining. Snow is gone but we are supposed to get more tonight.
The black plastic is a silage cover, 18' × 18', least expensive way to cover the roof...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-03-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,116
Posted By Lu47Dan
The shop roof for a few days. Dan.

The shop roof for a few days.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-27-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,116
Posted By Lu47Dan
South side roof of the shop is down to the...

South side roof of the shop is down to the rafters.
I had decided to modify the roofs pitch by bringing the eaves height up to the level of the old flat roof. This will require some demo of the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-27-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 29,116
Posted By Lu47Dan
Update, have started tearing off the old roof on...

Update, have started tearing off the old roof on the south side of the shop.
Borrowed three pick's ( two 16' & one 12') from my neighbor, have the scaffolding built and have about half the old roof...
Forum: Machining 07-27-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,031
Posted By Lu47Dan
LOL! Needed a good laugh. Dan

LOL!
Needed a good laugh.
Dan
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-17-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 26,559
Posted By Lu47Dan
A piece of foam rubber and a roll of masons...

A piece of foam rubber and a roll of masons string can be sucked through a conduit with a shop vac. Thats how I got the 3/8" poly rope into the new house service conduit.
Dan.
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By Lu47Dan
Look up Fusor from Lord Corp. A little goes a...

Look up Fusor from Lord Corp. A little goes a long ways...
Dan.
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