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Forum: Fabrication 07-05-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Ironman
Welcome to the zoo, GLyford. In modern engines...

Welcome to the zoo, GLyford.
In modern engines and machines, this sort of thing is actually easier to do than with old stuff. Modern units have waterproof connectors on the wiring, and all venting...
Forum: Machining 07-05-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By Ironman
Sorry to hear about your accident, Jack. The...

Sorry to hear about your accident, Jack. The older you get the harder you fall.
But that is a good you suck to get all those drill bits. I hope they are in a good range of sizes.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-04-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,376
Posted By Ironman
The material you describe is probably ash, or...

The material you describe is probably ash, or could be clay, and is useful to trap and hold water. Water is vital for crystal growth that occurs to harden conc.
Probably should add more sand and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-04-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 877
Posted By Ironman
The problem is Brigg & Scrapiron. It probably...

The problem is Brigg & Scrapiron.
It probably has an electronic points system, which has failed. They are great when they work.
I see a predator in your future:)
Forum: Machining 07-03-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By Ironman
Tim, Cat40 is a solid and very accurate tool...

Tim, Cat40 is a solid and very accurate tool holder system.
The banggood boys are not expensive. (https://www.banggood.com/search/cat40.html?from=nav) I find that I do almost all the end mill stuff...
Forum: Welding 07-02-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By Ironman
The most important thing in vid that was...

The most important thing in vid that was marketing info.
If you make little junk things from bent wire the rubes will pay top dollar for it as long as it is cheap. I remember realizing that when I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-02-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 839
Posted By Ironman
I think it is a bit excessive.

I think it is a bit excessive.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-01-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 839
Posted By Ironman
I have put on 4 steel roofs on buildings in my...

I have put on 4 steel roofs on buildings in my life.
They are wonderful.

There is no way I will ever put steel onto old shingles. The first time I roofed our house, it was a 1850 two story. We...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-30-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 63,783
Posted By Ironman
Hey Tim, I'm watching your progress, wondering...

Hey Tim,
I'm watching your progress, wondering if you have moved into the shop living quarters yet?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-30-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Ironman
You're lucky that you are a young guy. I would...

You're lucky that you are a young guy.
I would have landed on my head or in the hospital. I think the re-assembly calls for a jar of coppercoat anti-sieze.

That is a sweet little tractor. I have...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-30-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,376
Posted By Ironman
There is going to be progress now. Once the...

There is going to be progress now. Once the concrete is done everything else is going upward.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-27-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,376
Posted By Ironman
He has a crystal ball:D but when you change a...

He has a crystal ball:D
but when you change a sig line it alters the line in all stored previous posts.
Forum: Machining 06-25-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 961
Posted By Ironman
Check out the Canada Quality Machine Shop...

Check out the Canada Quality Machine Shop (https://www.ebay.ca/str/canadaqualitymachineshop) for the CXA Post and holders...
Forum: Fabrication 06-24-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Wow
Views: 990
Posted By Ironman
There are probably hundreds of remote scooptrams...

There are probably hundreds of remote scooptrams operating across the country in underground mines. There have been some deaths caused by them as well. They are radio control.
Forum: Machining 06-24-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Ironman
It could be a Western GTG. I can see you heading...

It could be a Western GTG. I can see you heading across the border with an enraged platypus for a guard dog, because they won't let you bring a sidearm. The Sask boys would lay on a party for you.
Forum: Machining 06-24-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Ironman
1915 Lathe available

Here is an old machine shop (https://regina.ctvnews.ca/moose-jaw-couple-discovers-hidden-treasures-in-old-machine-shop-1.4998875) that the new owners are scrapping out.
Lathe looking for a new home:D
Forum: Machining 06-24-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 961
Posted By Ironman
(Drool) You lucky bastard:D Size C on the QCTP.

(Drool) You lucky bastard:D
Size C on the QCTP.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-24-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Ironman
That looks very sharp. Spend a lot of time...

That looks very sharp. Spend a lot of time buffing and polishing?
Forum: Fabrication 06-23-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Wow
Views: 990
Posted By Ironman
The operators are plainly visible sitting and...

The operators are plainly visible sitting and standing on the breakwater concrete.
I have seen an 8 crossing a river with the air intake pipe extended 10 ft and ropes tied to the steering clutches...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-18-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Ironman
That's a really cool rig. If that was restored it...

That's a really cool rig. If that was restored it would be worth a fortune.
Forum: Machining 06-16-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Ironman
Nice job Jack. I like the piping instead of the...

Nice job Jack. I like the piping instead of the common plastic tubing.

I have the exact same pump on my mill. It was not working. It would pressure up rock hard. I took it apart and found some...
Forum: Welding 06-15-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Ironman
Nice new tool Rusty. It's always good to...

Nice new tool Rusty.
It's always good to re-organize your junk pile into something useful.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-12-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,721
Posted By Ironman
I don't think it will be long before the sun and...

I don't think it will be long before the sun and wind removes the bark.
Wheatland is a really dry climate with lots of wind. I'm not sure how long the building wrap will last, but the slabs do...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-10-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 63,783
Posted By Ironman
I'd say pressure wash again with soap. The clay...

I'd say pressure wash again with soap. The clay should lift off.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-09-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Ironman
I've had that happen. You end up with a dead...

I've had that happen. You end up with a dead battery unless you disconnect. If you pull the plug on the ABS motor, you will be ok to drive and the battery will not discharge but you have no ABS and...
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