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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-24-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By USMCPOP
That's an ambidextrous titty twister.

That's an ambidextrous titty twister.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-21-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By USMCPOP
Thumbs up I'm amazed at the accumulated knowledge and...

I'm amazed at the accumulated knowledge and experience here. "Been there, doing that."
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-20-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By USMCPOP
Grind up some lichens into a paste and put in the...

Grind up some lichens into a paste and put in the joints. That's what the ancient monument builders did. Over the next couple hundred years, the lichens will eat into the rock and tighten the...
Forum: Machining 08-20-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By USMCPOP
Various jeeps and trucks used King-Seeley...

Various jeeps and trucks used King-Seeley governors to maintain constant engine speed under various loads. Useful for running a PTO or something like that. This must be some tool used in...
Forum: Machining 08-18-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By USMCPOP
Tan learned on one at school and I think he got a...

Tan learned on one at school and I think he got a little time on one at the first place he worked. Then it was mostly Haas stuff of varying sizes.
Forum: Machining 08-14-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By USMCPOP
:D I have a 1998 Toyota Tacoma and my Mom's 1997...

:D I have a 1998 Toyota Tacoma and my Mom's 1997 Lexus ES300. I need to get some new tires for the truck, as they are about 15 years old. I drive it about 4,000 miles a year.
Forum: Machining 08-14-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By USMCPOP
What are you driving these days?

My son Tan has been fiddling with this Okuma for a few months now. It's relatively new but he inherited it from a guy who left. Tan had to work out the kinks. It doesn't have a huge work envelope,...
Forum: Machining 08-03-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,301
Posted By USMCPOP
Tim, buy one of those 4-way chuck keys for about...

Tim, buy one of those 4-way chuck keys for about $5. Find the size that fits and then just buy a higher quality key of that size if you like. Jacobs had so many different sized chuck keys back in...
Forum: Machining 08-03-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By USMCPOP
Maybe Grizzly? ...

Maybe Grizzly?

https://cdn0.grizzly.com/partslists/g0561_pl.pdf
...
Forum: Welding 06-07-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,446
Posted By USMCPOP
I'm thinking of hacking one of these using some...

I'm thinking of hacking one of these using some LENCO/Tweco connectors. Might work best for spray MIG.
Forum: Machining 06-04-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By USMCPOP
I've heard that ANS can allow 30% greater feeds...

I've heard that ANS can allow 30% greater feeds and speeds and significantly longer tool life than platypus lard oil.
Forum: Fabrication 05-29-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By USMCPOP
I got a free wife in Thailand 41 years ago. No...

I got a free wife in Thailand 41 years ago. No bride price. But maintenance is killing me. Woof! :devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-28-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By USMCPOP
Very interesting and a good video. Thanks!

Very interesting and a good video. Thanks!
Forum: Welding 05-16-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,446
Posted By USMCPOP
Here's a simple homemade reel setup - post #5: ...

Here's a simple homemade reel setup - post #5:

https://forum.millerwelds.com/forum/welding-projects/22883-anyone-make-ther-own-welding-lead-reel
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-13-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By USMCPOP
I'm sure they are cold worked. They do have...

I'm sure they are cold worked. They do have little gasoline torches that they can use to anneal periodically so as not to work harden the material excessively.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-12-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By USMCPOP
Kind of reminds me of a Hmong hill tribe...

Kind of reminds me of a Hmong hill tribe necklace. Traditionally coin silver, but they make them from aluminum as well. I think I have one like this around here somewhere.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-11-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,706
Posted By USMCPOP
Wow! about sums it up. Edit: Now that I...

Wow! about sums it up.

Edit: Now that I think about, it's a BigAzzAxe.
Forum: Machining 05-06-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By USMCPOP
Theft or suckage, let the courts decide. :devil:

Theft or suckage, let the courts decide. :devil:
Forum: Machining 05-05-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By USMCPOP
Jack, how did you get it for $30. ? Now that...

Jack, how did you get it for $30. ?

Now that I'm getting older and have a small tool and limited funds, it's of interest.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-26-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,541
Posted By USMCPOP
I have an anvil something like that, though it...

I have an anvil something like that, though it still has a tail. Looks like a sway-back horse with the dip in the middle. Mine's pretty hefty. My brother bought it for about $30 and gave it to me....
Forum: Fabrication 04-26-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By USMCPOP
Both bevels on the same side? One rubbing and one...

Both bevels on the same side? One rubbing and one scraping!!! Might be OK as a trepanning tool for thin wood if you want a beaver finish, though their teeth are sharper.

I'll bet that insert...
Forum: Machining 04-25-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,468
Posted By USMCPOP
Payback is a bitch. :D

Payback is a bitch. :D
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-22-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,064
Posted By USMCPOP
Reminds me of a summer construction job when I...

Reminds me of a summer construction job when I was a kid. 110 ft x 240 ft Butler steel building. It is an indoor horse riding arena. Early one morning I was walking on top of a roof beam and...
Forum: Fabrication 04-21-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,115
Posted By USMCPOP
You could cut intermittent slots down the middle,...

You could cut intermittent slots down the middle, leaving tabs or a web, then cut the remainder after it cooled. And you could step around to avoid too much heat in one place.

Topics like this...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-02-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By USMCPOP
Go to a local auto parts store and get some paste...

Go to a local auto parts store and get some paste wax.
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