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Forum: Machining 10-13-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By BukitCase
I have one like Samm posted, keep it stuck to the...

I have one like Samm posted, keep it stuck to the mill column; works fine where it'll FIT. Also have one of these
https://www.harborfreight.com/30-inch-magnetic-sweeper-with-wheels-93245.html
And a...
Forum: Welding 10-08-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,513
Posted By BukitCase
"On our Hypertherm Max 42 if the consumables...

"On our Hypertherm Max 42 if the consumables aren't tight on the gun nothing happens--I imagine other machines have the same feature..."

Same thing on my Hypertherm PM-45 - manual ALSO warns not...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-07-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By BukitCase
No idea on weight, but from past experience on a...

No idea on weight, but from past experience on a couple Olivers, an Allis and a Long plus a few things on the 580B, the simple answer is "roughly twice what you THINK it weighs" :rolleyes:

I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-07-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By BukitCase
Bought a similar one @ Costco a few years back,...

Bought a similar one @ Costco a few years back, used it a few times - each time same story as yours, can be a real "bacon saver".

Last time - my old 580B would run fine til I got "frisky" with it,...
Forum: Fabrication 09-21-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By BukitCase
Damn, good thing I already KNEW this wuz a tough...

Damn, good thing I already KNEW this wuz a tough room... :devil: ... Steve
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By BukitCase
"Bonker" is a Muuuucchhhh nicer word that I...

"Bonker" is a Muuuucchhhh nicer word that I woulda used - :devil: ...Steve
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-16-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,796
Posted By BukitCase
Brian, I found out about those kits when I still...

Brian, I found out about those kits when I still had 9 of the 13 cylinders on my 580B left to do :eek:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01HUZ7KHI/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-06-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By BukitCase
Got any place to mount one of these? ...

Got any place to mount one of these?

https://www.amazon.com/Airtex-E8016S-Universal-Electric-Fuel/dp/B000C1LW0E/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-23-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By BukitCase
Knowing that I'm not getting any younger, like...

Knowing that I'm not getting any younger, like playing with welders, and tend to get carried away with "also's" , I'd probably keep the pump on the tractor (along with the reservoir), get a multiple...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-23-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By BukitCase
I think I'd probably rig some kind of a support...

I think I'd probably rig some kind of a support for the pump; PTO's normally only support the weight of ONE END of the PTO shaft, anything more might tend to help the bearings go bye-bye...Steve
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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-22-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By BukitCase
Wow, Brian; nice $150 gift :D ...

Wow, Brian; nice $150 gift :D
https://www.amazon.com/Fluke-115-Compact-True-RMS-Multimeter/dp/B000OCFFMW/ref=sr_1_3?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1534982305&sr=1-3&keywords=fluke%2B115&th=1

I normally grab...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-22-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By BukitCase
"That might help us narrow down the right tool...

"That might help us narrow down the right tool for you"

Now that's just crazy talk; it's a TOOL, therefore we ALL need at least two :devil:

Seriously tho - you can get a DMM that'll measure...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-17-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,954
Posted By BukitCase
" They had previously been using channel locks" ...

" They had previously been using channel locks"

Holy crap, Smokin' - you should ALREADY be askin' fer a raise, sounds like you're the first REAL mechanic they've ever had :rolleyes: ...Steve
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,289
Posted By BukitCase
Didn't see 'em all in one place, but here's my...

Didn't see 'em all in one place, but here's my short list of "gotcha's" on generators; some may not be applicable to fixed units, but any of 'em can make you wish you'd bought bigger, because ANY of...
Forum: Fabrication 07-27-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By BukitCase
Those pics are probably a couple years old; later...

Those pics are probably a couple years old; later ones I'd learned to leave a little bigger gap, and turn down the WFS a bit. It does help reduce "the old grind" time, always a plus.

Also, any...
Forum: Fabrication 07-24-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By BukitCase
I do a lot of tube stuff that's gang cut to...

I do a lot of tube stuff that's gang cut to length, usually needs caps FLUSH -
1 - The ends I'm capping get spaced apart, other ends clamped together - saves havin' to cut the capped ends back...
Forum: Welding 07-17-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,865
Posted By BukitCase
"CTRL and +" - you can also hold CTRL and use the...

"CTRL and +" - you can also hold CTRL and use the scroll wheel up OR down, if your mouse has one (been a LONG time since I saw a mouse WITHOUT a scroll wheel, maybe I'm just sheltered :devil:)
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-27-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By BukitCase
"I've only seen this once in my 'shop' life, but...

"I've only seen this once in my 'shop' life, but I darn sure never forgot it"

Jef, me too, probably for the same reasons (as in, WTF??!?) - mine is on my Grizzly mill - there's a dog point set...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-08-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By BukitCase
I have a bit newer RZT50 ('bout 2009, Kawasaki...

I have a bit newer RZT50 ('bout 2009, Kawasaki engine), and my seat switch was on the N.C. lugs (sit on it, it OPENS) - simply pulled off one of the spade lugs, no more problem - the "reverse blade...
Forum: Machining 06-07-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,619
Posted By BukitCase
The one in that Amazon link is spring-loaded...

The one in that Amazon link is spring-loaded reverse (NOT maintained) - might be a PITA if you wanna run the lathe in reverse... Steve
Forum: Welding 05-15-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By BukitCase
I have the PM45 - it lists cut speed at 4" a...

I have the PM45 - it lists cut speed at 4" a minute for 1" mild. The XP version lists 7" a minute. At 1/4" it's 60 IPM versus 90 IPM.

Way to suss out those "subtle" differences Jack :devil:
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Forum: Machining 05-07-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 966
Posted By BukitCase
As someone who just paid $48 for ONE solid...

As someone who just paid $48 for ONE solid carbide 1/2" 4 flute center cutting end mill, there's no doubt in my mind that if you sucked any harder there'd be tornado alerts in your area :rolleyes:
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-04-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 43,989
Posted By BukitCase
Or, if gettin' at the turbo is too much work, you...

Or, if gettin' at the turbo is too much work, you could just bypass the turbo with a piece of radiator hose - then, when you mash the throttle, you could just pretend it's an early diesel Rabbit...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By BukitCase
Your stripped solenoid fix is orders of magnitude...

Your stripped solenoid fix is orders of magnitude classier than mine; one of my tractors has been starting just fine for a couple YEARS with a pair of 4" vise grips clamping the connection :D
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-26-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,942
Posted By BukitCase
Damn, and I thought MY projects were ambitious...

Damn, and I thought MY projects were ambitious :eek: - Still, sounds like you have things pretty well figured out...

Re: containers - wife was watching a show on Netflix a few months back - I...
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