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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-25-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By Lew Hartswick
They must be from Australia from the looks of...

They must be from Australia from the looks of them .
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 09-24-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Yep! I (and a whole group of volunteers) worked...

Yep! I (and a whole group of volunteers) worked on various projects for BLM and other organizations of like for years so it'll always be Bureau of Land Management to me .
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 09-14-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,805
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Our 2-1/2 day winter is over and it's back to mid...

Our 2-1/2 day winter is over and it's back to mid 80 day mid 50 night temps for the next week at least. Comfortable unless you're doing some "physical" work. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 09-04-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,805
Posted By Lew Hartswick
From the WW ( Weather Weenies) here it looks...

From the WW ( Weather Weenies) here it looks like the northern edges of NM may even get some snow next Tue . This huge Arctic surge is definitely going to bring temps to below freezing right on the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-01-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I'm with you so I think it's the world that is...

I'm with you so I think it's the world that is "that word". :-) Cause I know I'm normal.
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-24-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,554
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Sometimes that is GOOD. Other times not so good. ...

Sometimes that is GOOD. Other times not so good. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-19-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Can you say "Expansion" ??? :-) ...

Can you say "Expansion" ??? :-)
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-18-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I used it when I made the parking area for...

I used it when I made the parking area for daughter in VA . After quite a few years there are some places the weeds do come in but I didn't have any vibrator to keep working more in the cracks, just...
Forum: Fabrication 08-17-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Ah! So it's really a "Monitor" . That makes it...

Ah! So it's really a "Monitor" . That makes it OK. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 08-17-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) RVing is to escape the trash on TV . Why...

:-) RVing is to escape the trash on TV . Why would anyone take one along? :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-14-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,316
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I just knew that would bring a response, but...

I just knew that would bring a response, but where is Gerry's comment?? :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-14-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,316
Posted By Lew Hartswick
:-) All this confusion about "power...

:-) All this confusion about "power distribution" comes about from "Machinists" playing "Electricians" without the appropriate language and knowledge. :-)
Occasionally it happens in the "plumbing"...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-08-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Is that the new camera? :-) Focus , You mean bof...

Is that the new camera? :-) Focus , You mean bof us at once? :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 08-04-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,301
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Brings to mind "Sir John" on HSM . :-) "Clumsy...

Brings to mind "Sir John" on HSM . :-) "Clumsy bastard" . :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 08-03-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,301
Posted By Lew Hartswick
If the chuck "goes round and round" the Spindle...

If the chuck "goes round and round" the Spindle is OK . The thing that goes "Up and Down" is the Quill. Are you sure the quill is not locked ? There is usually either a split in the casting that is...
Forum: Machining 08-02-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Any body have suggestions for making table...

Any body have suggestions for making table inserts for vert. saws?? Trying to sand or file to a scribed circle accurately enough is worse than tricky. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-29-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Lew Hartswick
"Salvaging Pb" I have 4 of the Lead bricks (same...

"Salvaging Pb" I have 4 of the Lead bricks (same size and shape as conventional bricks) from a Scintillation counter that I use in the shop for weighting down things like "glue" jobs. Very handy. ...
Forum: Machining 07-28-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Aren't those "Oilite" things a little soft to use...

Aren't those "Oilite" things a little soft to use in that application????
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-27-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Boy has someone gone overboard on regulations. ...

Boy has someone gone overboard on regulations. That must have been a californicator that wrote that. I wonder if they did the same for a CRT TV set, the CRT in them are a LOT more dangerous than any...
Forum: Machining 07-24-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By Lew Hartswick
The one on the left is an "E" ring or clip . Now...

The one on the left is an "E" ring or clip . Now I guess I see what the other could be called a "C" ring or clip. without the holes for the tool it has to just "snap" on .
...lew...
Forum: Machining 07-24-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By Lew Hartswick
? "C" rings ? Never heard that term used for...

? "C" rings ? Never heard that term used for them. Back in the early 50s my first exposure to the machine shop at the place I worked they were called "Truarcs" (I think that is a trade mark name...
Forum: Machining 07-20-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Is that an example of "bringing the mountain to...

Is that an example of "bringing the mountain to Mohammad" ? :-) I hope that expression isn't just an old one from PA .
...lew...
Forum: Machining 07-20-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Just came back from the club and the tool post is...

Just came back from the club and the tool post is just not "clamping" only by the nut. It seems like it may (I say may) be displacing the sleeve to where it binds on the post. I tried putting the...
Forum: Machining 07-19-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Lew Hartswick
There is a washer that looks like it only touches...

There is a washer that looks like it only touches the nut on top and the sleeve around the stud that goes to the T nut in the compound. That sleeve sits on a "ledge" in the bottom of the hole and is...
Forum: Machining 07-19-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Dovetail tool holder on lathe

The South Bend at the club has one (don't know the make, wasn't using it today). It's fairly large. In any event the problem which I had with it last time I used it is, when the nut that locks it to...
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