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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-15-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By Dave Lee
Scoutcrafter on youtube just did a restoration on...

Scoutcrafter on youtube just did a restoration on an old "auto wrench", that was marked KD. Elsewhere on the handle was the whole company name, King Dick. No wonder they now, only use their...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,805
Posted By Dave Lee
Welcome to the forum. I remembered seeing the...

Welcome to the forum.
I remembered seeing the article probably, 20 or 30 years ago while traveling in my "time machine". That's what I call my Popular Science and Popular Mechanics collection. My...
Forum: Fabrication 09-09-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Dave Lee
Ah yes, another Mr. Pete pupil. Very nicely done,...

Ah yes, another Mr. Pete pupil. Very nicely done, Digr. :)

Dave
Forum: Fabrication 09-09-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,805
Posted By Dave Lee
Thanks Cam for putting up the link. It didn't...

Thanks Cam for putting up the link. It didn't work when I tried to do it.

Your plow looks very nice too.

Dave
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,805
Posted By Dave Lee
If anyone wants more ideas, go to google books...

If anyone wants more ideas, go to google books and look up Popular Science magazine, October 1953. There's a set of plans to make one for the front of your Buick Roadmaster.:) I like how he hitches...
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Dave Lee
Check out mrpete222. He made one like you're...

Check out mrpete222. He made one like you're linking to some time ago and even published measured drawings for ones like that.

Dave
Forum: Fabrication 09-07-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Dave Lee
X /Y Fixture

https://youtu.be/kSRFM6B4d9E

I occasionally, work with that splintery brown stuff and have been subscribed to Izzy's channel for quite some time. I see some real possibilities for this fixture and...
Forum: Fabrication 08-05-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,668
Posted By Dave Lee
I have the same chipper and I know what you mean....

I have the same chipper and I know what you mean. I got mine at an auction back in '86 for $180. I figured even if the engine was bad I made out. At that time, they went new for $1100. Guess what was...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-03-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By Dave Lee
Welcome aboard. :) Try Keith Rucker's site:...

Welcome aboard. :) Try Keith Rucker's site: www.vintagemachinery.org

I used one just like that at a place I spent 20 years at. Several people on here have ones like that and will probably, be...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-30-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,603
Posted By Dave Lee
I had a one like that at a job years ago. About...

I had a one like that at a job years ago. About the same age too. I should have taken it with me when the company moved. It hadn't been used in years and I doubt anyone used it since. Probably got...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-28-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By Dave Lee
I can still hear my Dad say, "DON"T CHOKE THAT...

I can still hear my Dad say, "DON"T CHOKE THAT HAMMER!" As a kid, it's a little hard to swing a hammer by holding it at the end of the handle so, one tends to move their hand up on the neck of the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-27-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By Dave Lee
Way back in my mis-spent youth I was a shear...

Way back in my mis-spent youth I was a shear operator. I had one and it was very handy for making adjustments to an angled fence I had bolted to the T-slots on the table. I love the ones like you...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-17-2020, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By Dave Lee
That Terro is great stuff. I got the bottle of...

That Terro is great stuff. I got the bottle of liquid last year. You put a little blob, less than the size of a dime on a piece of thin cardboard near where you see them and the next day, there are...
Forum: Machining 07-14-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,621
Posted By Dave Lee
Has anybody tried it with lacquer thinner instead...

Has anybody tried it with lacquer thinner instead of acetone? I find the smell of lacquer thinner far less pungent than acetone. The downside of course, is that the lacquer thinner will dissolve a...
Forum: Machining 07-05-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 27,904
Posted By Dave Lee
I have the metal staples on the leather belt on...

I have the metal staples on the leather belt on my pre-1919 South Bend. You hear that constant click,click,click. When it's running. I've never experienced a problem that I can attribute to the belt....
Forum: Welding 07-02-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By Dave Lee
Artsy Fartsy

https://youtu.be/zn18FF4nUOw

Seems appropriate for Canada Day. I've been following this guy for a number of years. I'd like to try some of his ideas.


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 06-24-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By Dave Lee
Now, that's a hover board that would hold me!:D ...

Now, that's a hover board that would hold me!:D


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 06-22-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,187
Posted By Dave Lee
Cool song. Never heard that one before. The radio...

Cool song. Never heard that one before. The radio stations played the crap out of "Jet," around here.

There was a show called, "My Little Margie," when I was a kid. I remember them hooking up a...
Forum: Fabrication 06-21-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,850
Posted By Dave Lee
https://youtu.be/ZTdAyusHPDA He just put...

https://youtu.be/ZTdAyusHPDA

He just put part 3 up yesterday. I thought this was something done a long time ago. It is however, happening right now. I don't like the idea that he wants to paint it...
Forum: Machining 06-18-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,190
Posted By Dave Lee
Well, one good thing about them, I found out my...

Well, one good thing about them, I found out my old South Bend lathe was built prior to 1919.:eek: I always thought it was around 1930. Criminy! My Dad was about 15 years old.

Dave
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-17-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,784
Posted By Dave Lee
Thanks Keith.

Thanks Keith.
Forum: Machining 06-17-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Dave Lee
Every time I see Zero, I'm reminded of my Teddy....

Every time I see Zero, I'm reminded of my Teddy. He's been gone for 31 years and I still get choked up about him. I just can't go through losing another pet.


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 06-17-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By Dave Lee
Stick a Predator in you truck too

Visit this guy's channel. He likes building what amounts to these king-sized go karts.
https://youtu.be/Z12gbY3nTm0

And then, there's this kid.
https://youtu.be/BaeyVlkLCv0

The heck of this...
Forum: Fabrication 06-16-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,850
Posted By Dave Lee
https://youtu.be/Z12gbY3nTm0 Visit this...

https://youtu.be/Z12gbY3nTm0

Visit this guy's channel. It's kind of a thing with him.

https://youtu.be/NklDJo2w13g This was the first time I saw his creation. He's made improvements since then...
Forum: Fabrication 06-12-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,850
Posted By Dave Lee
Harbor Freightize Your Farm Tractor

https://youtu.be/tTYYTnMadn0

It's all in the gearing dontcha' know.;)

Be sure to watch part 2 as well.


Dave
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