Shop Floor Talk  

Go Back   Shop Floor Talk > Search Forums

SFT Search:   
Showing results 1 to 25 of 4358
Search took 0.40 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Lu47Dan
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-30-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
Update Weather still not cooperating here....

Update
Weather still not cooperating here. Silage cover still holding up, so at least the shop is dry. Hope to get started next week. Weather forecast better, but not counting on it.
Dan.
Forum: Fabrication 03-11-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Lu47Dan
I will stick with A/A (acetylene/air) or a Turbo...

I will stick with A/A (acetylene/air) or a Turbo torch on a B-tank. Works better than other torchs do.
A little pricey to set up at first but beats the heck out of a propane torch head.
Dan.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-11-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Lu47Dan
Serpentine Belt, matching belt size to engine horsepower

A friend wants to change from multiple v-belt drive to a serpentine belt drive. Sheave wear has been eating belts at an alarming rate. $300 / set.
Anyone have an easily understood site where I can...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-05-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
Update Spent a couple of hours cleaning up the...

Update
Spent a couple of hours cleaning up the old shingles and wood from the roof. Putting them in an old bedliner for now, will get rid of them in the future.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-02-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,732
Posted By Lu47Dan
Locally, there has been no shortage of bottled...

Locally, there has been no shortage of bottled water, masks are a different story, there has been a run on them. People are such sheep.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-02-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
Off the roof project, waiting for a tri-axle load...

Off the roof project, waiting for a tri-axle load of 2A to be delivered. Tired of potholes in the driveway. :mad:
Raining right now, have not looked at weather forecast for the week yet. So no plans...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-15-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By Lu47Dan
Thanks guys. Total weight for scrap value...

Thanks guys.
Total weight for scrap value around 450#.
Been looking for a used one for years, but they were usaully priced too high or total junk.
Will take off one of the good front rollers,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-15-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By Lu47Dan
Picked up at work today.

The company I am working for has a policy of not repairing pallet jacks. For the cost of a new one, fixing one is not cost effective. So I offered to pay scrap value for them. This was a couple of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-15-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
Plastic silage cover still in one piece, had a...

Plastic silage cover still in one piece, had a few hours of lost sleep while the last cold front swept through the area.
I need to check the forecast to see when I can start on it again.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-04-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
The pitch of the roof will change slightly from...

The pitch of the roof will change slightly from around 5/12ish to 4-1/2 / 12ish . With that change it needs heavier framing. So this side will take more time to finish.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-04-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
Chris, steel roofing. Terry, right now, it is...

Chris, steel roofing.
Terry, right now, it is raining. Snow is gone but we are supposed to get more tonight.
The black plastic is a silage cover, 18' × 18', least expensive way to cover the roof...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-03-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
The shop roof for a few days. Dan.

The shop roof for a few days.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-27-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
South side roof of the shop is down to the...

South side roof of the shop is down to the rafters.
I had decided to modify the roofs pitch by bringing the eaves height up to the level of the old flat roof. This will require some demo of the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-27-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
Update, have started tearing off the old roof on...

Update, have started tearing off the old roof on the south side of the shop.
Borrowed three pick's ( two 16' & one 12') from my neighbor, have the scaffolding built and have about half the old roof...
Forum: Machining 07-27-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,739
Posted By Lu47Dan
LOL! Needed a good laugh. Dan

LOL!
Needed a good laugh.
Dan
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-17-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 23,102
Posted By Lu47Dan
A piece of foam rubber and a roll of masons...

A piece of foam rubber and a roll of masons string can be sucked through a conduit with a shop vac. Thats how I got the 3/8" poly rope into the new house service conduit.
Dan.
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By Lu47Dan
Look up Fusor from Lord Corp. A little goes a...

Look up Fusor from Lord Corp. A little goes a long ways...
Dan.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-06-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,072
Posted By Lu47Dan
Nice wrench, Ron. But my big one goes to...

Nice wrench, Ron.
But my big one goes to 600Ft/Lbs. :devil:
Dan.
Forum: Machining 04-14-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By Lu47Dan
Adam, has a lot of practice at adjusting an...

Adam, has a lot of practice at adjusting an independent 4 jaw.
HSS, has it's uses.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-02-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
Bunk, weather still not cooperating...... But...

Bunk, weather still not cooperating......
But the coons are back, I am going to set the live trap tomorrow. Then add somemore patching to the hole in the roof. The dang critters have ripped the hole...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-25-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Lu47Dan
Angry Bubba, there is supposed to be a gasket in there,...

Bubba, there is supposed to be a gasket in there, I rebuilt my 5quart pro model, and it had a gasket. I picked up a broken 6quart pro model last fall when I helped a friend clean out her aunts house...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-24-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 26,399
Posted By Lu47Dan
Okay, the weather forecast is for four dry days,...

Okay, the weather forecast is for four dry days, starting tomorrow. So off comes the old roof down to the attic floor (old flat roof), the roof over the boiler room will be removed and a flat ceiling...
Forum: Machining 03-24-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Dro
Views: 462
Posted By Lu47Dan
Look up DRO PROS www.dropros.com I bought...

Look up DRO PROS
www.dropros.com
I bought mine from them, and it works well.
If you had a knee mill, then I would say to buy a three axis dro. But you can get a self contained unit for the z...
Forum: Fabrication 03-08-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By Lu47Dan
There is probably a reason why the cams are...

There is probably a reason why the cams are plastic. If you think about it you will most likely come to the same conclusion.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-17-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,429
Posted By Lu47Dan
Mark, when I did the figures for the shop roof,...

Mark, when I did the figures for the shop roof, shingles were about 25% more than a steel roof.
That is with everything under them the same. Same sheeting, Ice & Water membrane, and other bits. If...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 4358

 
Forum Jump
Web Search:

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.