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Forum: Machining 11-10-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 642
Posted By Dave Lee
Welcome to the site. If you haven't already done...

Welcome to the site. If you haven't already done so, check out Keith Fenner's YouTube channel. He has a K&T that looks like yours and is one heck of a machinist.

Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-09-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Dave Lee
In England, they call it, "Methylated Spirits."...

In England, they call it, "Methylated Spirits." Had to look that one up when I heard the term. The stuff I saw was colored pink.

Dave
Forum: Welding 10-28-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By Dave Lee
The spec page says that the product weight is 16...

The spec page says that the product weight is 16 1/2 pounds but the shipping weight is only 13 1/2 pounds. Hmmmm. Hazard Fraught needs a proof reader or fact checker or both.:D


Dave
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-26-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 26,407
Posted By Dave Lee
Congratulation, Tim. To paraphrase a little,...

Congratulation, Tim. To paraphrase a little, "Give me a place to stand and I'll move the world." Well now young man, you've got a place to stand!:)


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 10-14-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,778
Posted By Dave Lee
Ok, now I understand. I couldn't figure out how a...

Ok, now I understand. I couldn't figure out how a thumb with no hydraulics worked.

I've watched some of that guy's videos before. He's a real go getter with a great work ethic. He has a video...
Forum: Fabrication 10-10-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By Dave Lee
Destaco clamps or their Chinese counterparts are...

Destaco clamps or their Chinese counterparts are cheap and available in a wide variety of sizes and configurations.


Dave
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 10-05-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By Dave Lee
Congratulations Jenn. Beautiful work! Dave

Congratulations Jenn. Beautiful work!


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 10-05-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,138
Posted By Dave Lee
Cool! We're witnessing the, "Evolution," of the...

Cool! We're witnessing the, "Evolution," of the pick-up truck bed.:D

Ok, I'll go quietly.:(


Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By Dave Lee
K-Mart did that once with their "Benchtop" brand....

K-Mart did that once with their "Benchtop" brand. I think they stopped carrying them after 6 months.:rolleyes:


Dave
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-30-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Dave Lee
Some flag poles and bird houses, like for purple...

Some flag poles and bird houses, like for purple martins are hinged like that.


Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-30-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,045
Posted By Dave Lee
The best prices I've seen are at...

The best prices I've seen are at www.bandsawbladesdirect.com

I have gotten Lenox blades from them a couple of times. They're custom made to your length so, they take awhile to deliver but, you...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-25-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,249
Posted By Dave Lee
The Lowes in my area now has Fluid Film. ...

The Lowes in my area now has Fluid Film.


Dave
Forum: Machining 09-18-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By Dave Lee
Silicone: Low vibration Loctite. Hmmm, I'll have...

Silicone: Low vibration Loctite. Hmmm, I'll have to remember that one.


Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-10-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By Dave Lee
Yes, it's a scriber. I have one just like it. The...

Yes, it's a scriber. I have one just like it. The collets on them are the weak link. They break easily. Instead of turning the point around, I used to carry mine in a plastic cigar tube to keep from...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-05-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By Dave Lee
Aw heck, that'll buff right out! (Well,...

Aw heck, that'll buff right out!


(Well, somebody had ta say it.):rolleyes:


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 08-14-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By Dave Lee
Beautiful work, Matt. I think she'll love it. ...

Beautiful work, Matt. I think she'll love it.


Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-07-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By Dave Lee
When I started my very informal apprenticeship, I...

When I started my very informal apprenticeship, I looked at the Kennedy boxes because everybody in the shop had them. Just too expensive. I added up the square inches and a 10 drawer Craftsman...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-27-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,802
Posted By Dave Lee
Congratulations, Jen. Hope everything goes...

Congratulations, Jen. Hope everything goes according to plan.


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 07-27-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By Dave Lee
Oh, I could have had some fun with that as a kid....

Oh, I could have had some fun with that as a kid. However, I could hear my Dad say once again, "Boy, you work twice as hard to give your a$$ a ride!":rolleyes:


Dave
Forum: Machining 07-26-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 25,613
Posted By Dave Lee
I read through this whole thread again and think...

I read through this whole thread again and think it's worth trying, maybe this winter.

A video popped up yesterday, of a fellow in Australia named Bruce Whitham, who is manufacturing a kit called...
Forum: Fabrication 07-22-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Dave Lee
Not to hijack this thread but, if you look on the...

Not to hijack this thread but, if you look on the youtube channel by poroldchap, he shows how to take those magnets and make one capable of lifting a small anvil. Also, I saw someone use a similar...
Forum: Machining 07-17-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,023
Posted By Dave Lee
The post for my mini lathe is an OXA and the...

The post for my mini lathe is an OXA and the parts do seem to be standard.

Shars is another seller of these components. Their prices are reasonable. They put me in mind of the old Enco company.
...
Forum: Machining 07-17-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,023
Posted By Dave Lee
I got mine from CDCO for about $100. It's the...

I got mine from CDCO for about $100. It's the wedge type.

Now, just yesterday, I saw a review on the exact same one from banggood for $50. Grrr. After my last experience with them though, I'm a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,337
Posted By Dave Lee
What does Lowes call their product? Dave

What does Lowes call their product?


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 07-10-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By Dave Lee
The army actually, did this. I remember seeing it...

The army actually, did this. I remember seeing it in a Popular Mechanics from the 40's or 50's. They used one big track made of some kind of wire mesh. Not sure how you would steer the thing. The...
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