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Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Walker
When they want to have a salesman meet with me to...

When they want to have a salesman meet with me to discuss my needs it is too expensive.
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Walker
The local bolt house has two studs waiting for me...

The local bolt house has two studs waiting for me in 3/4”. Will pick them up shortly. Since I know the distance that it needs to bee I am just going to cut two new pieces the full length across and...
Forum: Fabrication 11-10-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Walker
I got my hoist on the beam. I'm not very happy...

I got my hoist on the beam. I'm not very happy with it though. I have never been comfortable with stacked washers as spacers and this is a bit over the top. It only has 1/2" studs through it, so I...
Forum: Fabrication 11-10-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Walker
I was debating what speed for the bridge and Digr...

I was debating what speed for the bridge and Digr sent me a chart (thanks again) which shows standard bridge speed at 60 FPM. I was looking at the speed reducer that I have which is attached to a 2...
Forum: Machining 11-09-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 537
Posted By Walker
Based on my own experience I can tell you that...

Based on my own experience I can tell you that having a milling machine that is old and clapped out is a lot better than having mo milling machine.

Looks like a fun toy!
Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Walker
As far as driving it goes, it will likely have to...

As far as driving it goes, it will likely have to wait a wee while as I am overbooked with work, so maybe in January. It doesn’t bother me too much. For years I have been lifting from a fixed point,...
Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Walker
Its been some years since I figured out the beam...

Its been some years since I figured out the beam size. As I recall I was going to limit it to 4K. That said, there is a huge safety factor, so it could probably lift 10k. Most of my use is under a...
Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Walker
Forgot the pic.152928 Sent from my E6810...

Forgot the pic.152928

Sent from my E6810 using ShopFloorTalk mobile app (http://r.tapatalk.com/byo?rid=94314)
Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Walker
And my pile of winches that I was looking through...

And my pile of winches that I was looking through to see what I had for moving it forward and backward. The winches are 12vdc, so may not use them unless I can figure out a way to power them. There...
Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Walker
These are my various trolleys and hoists that I...

These are my various trolleys and hoists that I will hang on the beam.152925152926152927

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Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By Walker
Bridge crane forward momentum

My stalled bridge crane project got some forward momentum going today. My buddy that owns the structural steel yard called and said he had a beam that had my name on it but he didn't remember...
Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Walker
Thanks, I just didn't want find out after that...

Thanks, I just didn't want find out after that doing it that way chews up belts or something.
Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Walker
Dynafile belt sander question

On these little belt sanders, are they able to be used on the tip, or just the flat? Reason I ask is that I have a railing to make next week and using one would be handy for dressing the welds on the...
Forum: Welding 10-31-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,120
Posted By Walker
Thats not cast iron. It is weldable as evidenced...

Thats not cast iron. It is weldable as evidenced by the factory welds on it. Your weld should hold fine.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-29-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By Walker
Its nice to feel so loved! Thanks,

Its nice to feel so loved!

Thanks,
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-27-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By Walker
Today's score

A friend of mine called to ask if I wanted a plate compactor that didn't run anymore. Of course I said yes.

Half an hour tinkering with the carb and draining the old gas and this Wacker brand...
Forum: Fabrication 10-18-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By Walker
I have mine mounted on an outdoor corner post. It...

I have mine mounted on an outdoor corner post. It is mounted atop a 4x4 post with a base plate. I have a hydraulic pump mounted to it as well, but never finished the conversion. Most usage I don't...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-16-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Walker
Yes they are sealed bearings. I have successfully...

Yes they are sealed bearings. I have successfully removed the plastic seals before. The problem with them is that I cant just go buy a new high quality bearing, as they have a special hub in them. I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-16-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Walker
I got rid of those I had that didn’t have the...

I got rid of those I had that didn’t have the reverse lever for that reason.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-15-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Walker
Bearing grease question.

I have consistent trouble with idler and adjuster pulley bearings n my GM trucks. I replaced my current set last year amd it is making noise in the mornings now that it has cooled off. If I pull it...
Forum: Fabrication 10-07-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,756
Posted By Walker
How do you do that exactly, seems like you need...

How do you do that exactly, seems like you need two separate burners and control systems.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 10-05-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Walker
Yeah, I'll wait for the official Cutters version,...

Yeah, I'll wait for the official Cutters version, but You Suck!
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-27-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Walker
From the thumbnail I thought it was going to be a...

From the thumbnail I thought it was going to be a rock hanging from the pole.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-26-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Walker
Yes, this is for off grid solar.

Yes, this is for off grid solar.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-25-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Walker
Anyone play with 18650 batteries?

Anyone here use 18650 batteries? I am looking into a diy battery bank and just looking for personal experience.
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