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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-25-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
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Forum: Fabrication 09-24-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By toprecycler
Screw log splitter mod

Nice repair mod. I’ve seen those screw type before, and they must work, but how easy does it start into the log? Would a table on the back help hold the log so all you have to do is push it on to...
Forum: Welding 09-23-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By toprecycler
Could you have ground a new slot in the head with...

Could you have ground a new slot in the head with a thin cut off wheel on the grinder?


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Forum: Welding 09-23-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By toprecycler
Lol [emoji33] Sent from my iPhone using...

Lol [emoji33]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By toprecycler
Looks good from here. Sent from my...

Looks good from here.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 09-19-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 74,043
Posted By toprecycler
Lol Sent from my iPhone using...

Lol


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Forum: Welding 09-18-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By toprecycler
It depends on how much you are going to use it in...

It depends on how much you are going to use it in spray mode. If as a hobbie, maybe an hour here and there, is a lot different than 6-8 hours a day 5 days a week.




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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-18-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,915
Posted By toprecycler
That is sad. At least you finally got paid, but...

That is sad. At least you finally got paid, but is hard to realize that all your efforts are not going to be utilized. Just because someone does not want change, or some other ulterior motive.

...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-16-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By toprecycler
Would have been a $250+ repair for most people....

Would have been a $250+ repair for most people. Service call, needs a new pump, needs a new pump because this one is broke. We are a throw away society today.

But when you can replace most items...
Forum: Machining 09-16-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By toprecycler
Sorry about your loss of a friend, but the mill...

Sorry about your loss of a friend, but the mill will be a nice reminder if him.

Very nice to have a rotary table and indexing head. Nice tools to drill holes in a circular pattern or machine...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-13-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By toprecycler
One mans junk is another’s treasure! Nice find...

One mans junk is another’s treasure! Nice find and save. But, how many drills do you need?

I seem to be collecting circulator saws myself. [emoji4]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,398
Posted By toprecycler
I think you did good walking away. Especially if...

I think you did good walking away. Especially if the seller never mentioned that it was weak in driving.

Guess you learned a valuable lesson. Have to test more than just driving around. Need to...
Forum: Welding 09-09-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By toprecycler
I remember watching a weld.com video a while back...

I remember watching a weld.com video a while back and RedBeard was saying that you should have about 1/2- 3/4” stickout when using selfsheilding wire. It helps to heat up the flux in the wire so it...
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,805
Posted By toprecycler
Feel free to remember what you are missing this...

Feel free to remember what you are missing this fall deer season at your buddy’s ranch in northern Michigan. [emoji4]


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Forum: Machining 09-05-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By toprecycler
I’d almost talk to my boss about it, but usually...

I’d almost talk to my boss about it, but usually I only need to drill a 1/2” diameter hole that deep in a rod. I have not done one that long yet, usually the boss has that sent out to another shop. I...
Forum: Fabrication 09-05-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,805
Posted By toprecycler
I used to make plow pipes at old job. Take a...

I used to make plow pipes at old job. Take a piece of 1-1/2” schedule 80 pipe, and cut a 3/8- 1/2” slit down lengthwise of the 7- 8’ pipe, that then would slip over the cutting edge of the blade....
Forum: Fabrication 09-05-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,805
Posted By toprecycler
Let it snow...

It will beat hand shoveling for sure. Just try to keep the load even on both side and not push only one side at a time.

You will get better at backing up using your door mirrors for sure.

...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-02-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,398
Posted By toprecycler
I can see rental being a good option, if he has...

I can see rental being a good option, if he has all the work he wAnts to do ready to go. However, this is probably not the case. Remember, Tim is building as he can over a long time. He needs the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-01-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By toprecycler
It sure flies out of the wallet faster than it...

It sure flies out of the wallet faster than it comes in, for sure.


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Forum: Machining 09-01-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,219
Posted By toprecycler
Testing out the Dro, made this rod end mounting...

Testing out the Dro, made this rod end mounting from one piece of steel, instead of welding in bushings for extra support. Was a good learning experience. Too much time to be competitive, but nice to...
Forum: Machining 08-31-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By toprecycler
You definitely do not want to turn the rpms up to...

You definitely do not want to turn the rpms up to 10,000 on that one.[emoji33]


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Forum: Shop & Safety 08-30-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,063
Posted By toprecycler
After reading the insulation instructions, one...

After reading the insulation instructions, one thing sticks out to me. Once you start putting the insulation in, you need to do all of it at once, and then you need to get the roof panels installed...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-29-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 74,043
Posted By toprecycler
Welcome to the new normal [emoji33] Sent...

Welcome to the new normal [emoji33]


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Forum: Shop & Safety 08-28-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By toprecycler
Looks like the gamble paid off. Good for you...

Looks like the gamble paid off. Good for you getting a refund from the seller!


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-28-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By toprecycler
Traded for this..

Is that a CINCINNATI 2MI horizontal milling machine?

I have a 2MI vertical at work. It is a beast.

I was telling the boss if I could find a 90 degree head for it, then I could do more work...
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