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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-31-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By TEK
Nice little weekend project....thanks for...

Nice little weekend project....thanks for sharing..
Forum: Welding 10-27-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By TEK
All of that looks ok, considering you are just...

All of that looks ok, considering you are just starting out, and I dont mean that in a bad way. It looks really good...

The one thing I would suggest is get more of the weld up on the vert plate,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-22-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By TEK
Yep, quite the repository....

Yep, quite the repository....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-10-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By TEK
Is there a way you can isolate or vibration proof...

Is there a way you can isolate or vibration proof the batt?
Forum: Welding 09-09-2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By TEK
Awesome! Glad to hear...

Awesome! Glad to hear...
Forum: Fabrication 09-02-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,543
Posted By TEK
I love the Bessey clamps too but found out,...

I love the Bessey clamps too but found out, almost the hard way, they slip off if you beat on whatever they are clamped to.

I stood up a 4" square tube column and had a plate clamped to it. It...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-01-2020, 03:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,290
Posted By TEK
Yeah, me too, anytime they needed topped off....

Yeah, me too, anytime they needed topped off. High detergent ATF seems to work just fine..
Forum: Welding 09-01-2020, 03:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By TEK
I am sure you'll like it. The money you...

I am sure you'll like it.

The money you would save buying the cheaper wire is used up the first time it causes you an issue. Not even worth it....

211 is a sweet wire. When it first came out I...
Forum: Welding 08-31-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By TEK
Yeah, its a fair wire for the smaller suitcase...

Yeah, its a fair wire for the smaller suitcase sized welders...what machine do you have?

It tacks easy and runs very well. It snaps off easy for a clean restart, it lights off real easy too.. You...
Forum: Fabrication 08-30-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,543
Posted By TEK
[HTML[/HTML] Could be a lube issue. ...

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Could be a lube issue.

I've seen guys use neversieze on them before but that just gets messy.

I usually hit em with WD40 real qwik if I need to.....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-04-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By TEK
If you had the panels separated check that you...

If you had the panels separated check that you have the right hinges in the right places. They are numbered and have an 'up' arrow...

If its walking to one side its likely the springs tension is...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-22-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,008
Posted By TEK
I gotta agree with doug here, you've got a good...

I gotta agree with doug here, you've got a good eye for detail and an understanding of how the load shifted when the operator spun the house.


How about the two homies on the wall? Think they got...
Forum: Fabrication 07-05-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Wow
Views: 3,208
Posted By TEK
Kinda wish they had them back in the '80s....I...

Kinda wish they had them back in the '80s....I can't even remember how many pins I had to cut out,or how much line boring I was gifted with....
Forum: Fabrication 06-23-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Wow
Views: 3,208
Posted By TEK
Back in the late '70s I worked for a company that...

Back in the late '70s I worked for a company that had an underwater dozer, a D4 I think.

I never saw it or had anything to do with it but apparently the operator screwed up, or lost connection...
Forum: Machining 05-25-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,965
Posted By TEK
Whats the last one % comprised of?... ...

Whats the last one % comprised of?...






Pickypickypicky...lol:D
Forum: Fabrication 04-24-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,867
Posted By TEK
That looks really nice, rattlecans for the win!

That looks really nice, rattlecans for the win!
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-06-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By TEK
Nicely done... Looks to be a handy sized...

Nicely done...

Looks to be a handy sized tool.

I really enjoyed the part you posted yesterday, that thing looked awesome.

I wish I had half your talent, you really do unique and interesting...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-12-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,211
Posted By TEK
It would be neat if they burned some old...

It would be neat if they burned some old restaurant fryer oil, would smell like fried chicken or freedom fries....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-02-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,211
Posted By TEK
That thing is crazy awesome.....wonder if it has...

That thing is crazy awesome.....wonder if it has any oil leaks...:rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,833
Posted By TEK
Maybe warm up the bend so its more willing to...

Maybe warm up the bend so its more willing to move...just watch out for popping concrete:D
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-05-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,660
Posted By TEK
Actually, I think it would. Tear 'gas' isnt...

Actually, I think it would.
Tear 'gas' isnt really a gas, or a smoke. Its an aerosoled particulate and I believe the particles are just over 1.0 micron.

This mask will supposedly filter to 0.1...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-05-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,665
Posted By TEK
Kinda like Cat Greenshit for gluing and Cat...

Kinda like Cat Greenshit for gluing and Cat Redshit for sealing....wish I had some left:(


Pretty much agree with our resident Wolf, too much blueglue will squeeze out and gaskets will slide.

...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-31-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,660
Posted By TEK
You mean SFT? She knows, I wear my SFT shirt...

You mean SFT?

She knows, I wear my SFT shirt with pride, quite often...:D
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-30-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,660
Posted By TEK
Hey, thanks for sharing...those look good. I...

Hey, thanks for sharing...those look good.

I have a couple of N95 in both of our bug out bags but I think I will get a couple of these too.

Denise has super bad asthma, anytime it gets smoky...
Forum: Machining 06-25-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By TEK
It looks like it cooled too quickly after removal...

It looks like it cooled too quickly after removal from the mold, or it was removed too soon.

I base this on lead casting experience, which may not apply at all. I just know that I would get slugs...
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