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Forum: Machining 06-14-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By Ironman
As Cutter said, it is very good for the...

As Cutter said, it is very good for the application. In general you don't need a perfect round die for bending. One source for dies cheaply is pipe bender dies from chinese benders, often available...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-14-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Ironman
Tigman, if you go to a trailer supply, or...

Tigman, if you go to a trailer supply, or etrailer dot com, next time you are in town, you can pick up normal hubs and brakes for the MH axle. They will be 6 bolt and then you can use a 1/2 ton...
Forum: Fabrication 06-12-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Ironman
Yes, +1

Yes, +1
Forum: Fabrication 06-11-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,889
Posted By Ironman
Yep, my recent bounce had me moaning for week,...

Yep, my recent bounce had me moaning for week, seeing the chiro today as well.
Just fed my daughter some Alaska salmon last night and we had fun telling her again about you and our adventure at the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-09-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
This weekend I got the septic hooked up and got a...

This weekend I got the septic hooked up and got a garden hose rigged to get water into the house. Still working on the water system as the previous owners manifold and globe valve assembly for...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-07-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
Knee is just about normal, but the back is not....

Knee is just about normal, but the back is not. One more terrible night.
Here it is. Put the dark glasses on first.
Raining today, and the wife is home. I will find some indoor work, or fix a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-06-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
No, but we did have to start the gas engine with...

No, but we did have to start the gas engine with the kick start pedal.
I remember when my dad brought home an electric Maytag washer that someone gave him, and told me to test it out in the yard and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-05-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
That's the problem. The appliances were all...

That's the problem. The appliances were all replaced 2018, I have no idea how to fire up the washer.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-04-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
Last night I found a pian free spot and as long...

Last night I found a pian free spot and as long as I kept the position, I slept. Today, less pain and it was overcome with ambition.

I connected the power cable up today, and now the house is not...
Forum: Fabrication 06-03-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,889
Posted By Ironman
Welcome back Joey. It's good to hear from you...

Welcome back Joey. It's good to hear from you again.
I noted you repeated the phrase "at my age" and I can say welcome to the grey pack, it doesn't get easier and things don't heal any faster.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-03-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
Heal, my ass. I had another sleepless night and I...

Heal, my ass. I had another sleepless night and I am going to a chiropractor or massage this morning. This is too much fun.
My leg is ok and the back has to get fixed somehow.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-02-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
This actually hurts too much to not listen to my...

This actually hurts too much to not listen to my body. I do tend to work through an injury, I admit, but today I have to whip up the courage to grit my teeth and got to the kitchen for coffee....
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-01-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
The kids showed up last evening and we had a plan...

The kids showed up last evening and we had a plan worked out for morning.
So first thing we went to put the waterline in the 8ft trench. As the 1 meter deep powerline trench was about 4ft from this...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-31-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
Today it happened and all ditching is done....

Today it happened and all ditching is done. Tomorrow S.I.L. and I will lay services and then backfill.
Forum: Fabrication 05-31-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 935
Posted By Ironman
It's a work in progress:devil:

It's a work in progress:devil:
Forum: Fabrication 05-31-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 935
Posted By Ironman
All the negatives aside, I think the only real...

All the negatives aside, I think the only real issue to making your own thrashomatic is the safety of the operator. You have to be able to push a tree as it is beat to pieces so it falls away from...
Forum: Fabrication 05-31-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Ironman
Just took a look at it. It's a project, for...

Just took a look at it.
It's a project, for sure. As I see it, it looks way better built than the John Deere you are hooking it to, but a backhoe is an attachment, and can be attached to a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-31-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By Ironman
Randall has a way with words.:D It's the...

Randall has a way with words.:D
It's the "redneck solution" for language. Re-purposing something for an unintended use.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-30-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
Still waiting:(

Still waiting:(
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-28-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
I have some heavy UV resistant tape for over top,...

I have some heavy UV resistant tape for over top, even though the noodle claim is for UV resistance....and they will be under the skirt as well.

Here's a weird thing. You go online at walmart and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-28-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
The oldest son wanted some 2x6 for a shed he is...

The oldest son wanted some 2x6 for a shed he is building in town.
I wanted the carport gone for ease of equipment access to the new building.
So I hauled it out to the burn pile and he stripped it...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-28-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
Redneck carport renovation:devil: Needed to...

Redneck carport renovation:devil:

Needed to get round that side with the front end loader.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-27-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
They are way thicker insulation also. You can buy...

They are way thicker insulation also. You can buy closed cell polyurethane insulated pipe for
$16 a foot at Urecon, or buy the insulation for 3.35 at Walmart.
Because being redneck is re-purposing...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-27-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,208
Posted By Ironman
Been a rainy spring but I have been replacing the...

Been a rainy spring but I have been replacing the door trim in the house with Walnut when it rained. I have been waiting for a dry moment to get a rental dump trailer and haul some clay to level the...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-27-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,196
Posted By Ironman
I betcha USMCPOP's got one for sale....a bit big,...

I betcha USMCPOP's got one for sale....a bit big, maybe:D
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