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Forum: Machining 11-25-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,732
Posted By BukitCase
"anything that remotely resembles the searchers...

"anything that remotely resembles the searchers input"

That's because Amazon/Ebay are in the biz of SELLING you stuff, NOT actually HELPING -

I've found that Google searches will usually come...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-21-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,385
Posted By BukitCase
"Not here in Cincinnati! I went to all of them" ...

"Not here in Cincinnati! I went to all of them"

Amazon will sell you 5 footers for "only" $9.60 PER FOOT...
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-08-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,434
Posted By BukitCase
Yeah, in your area it's even MORE likely people...

Yeah, in your area it's even MORE likely people would take my favorite no trespass sign seriously :devil: ... Steve
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-08-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,434
Posted By BukitCase
Chris, in a past life I briefly sold security...

Chris, in a past life I briefly sold security stuff; I'd recommend adding another cross block at the same height as that dead bolt BEFORE sheeting the inside - makes the door less "pry bar...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-08-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,385
Posted By BukitCase
Not quite as cheep, but if you can't get unistrut...

Not quite as cheep, but if you can't get unistrut locally (after looking for its variants, aka kindorf, super strut, etc) you might try National Hardware (aka Stanley) -
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-23-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,129
Posted By BukitCase
That looks like a decent price; have you enquired...

That looks like a decent price; have you enquired whether the pic that claims up to 6 units daisy-chained is true, or 4 (like the text shows) ? All the ones I've used say 4 (which is fine, as long as...
Forum: Welding 10-17-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,653
Posted By BukitCase
Bill, my thoughts exactly; when we lived in...

Bill, my thoughts exactly; when we lived in Hawaii a friend bought a bug that'd been built that way - 2180 with a pretty "lumpy" cam, IIRC his had a Zenith 4 barrel carb - sounded NOTHING like a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-16-2021, 04:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,065
Posted By BukitCase
Astronut, I got my numbers from factory - 2000...

Astronut, I got my numbers from factory -
2000 subaru outback, 65-85
2000 Toyota corolla, "Toyota specifically recommends 76 foot-pounds of torque for modern Corollas"

Makes it easy for me, put...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-15-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,065
Posted By BukitCase
When this discussion started, I checked the...

When this discussion started, I checked the torque chart I use; it covers dry/lubed values, grade 2 thru 8, coarse/fine threads, and sizes from 4-40 up to 1-1/4" - typical torque spec for lugs on...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-11-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By BukitCase
until I bought something new enough to have an...

until I bought something new enough to have an HEI distributor ('78 Pontiac) I was used to "points @ .019, plugs @ .035" - even WITHOUT separate coil packs, I was AMAZED that the plug gap called for...
Forum: Fabrication 06-17-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,824
Posted By BukitCase
A fly swatter extender :rolleyes: ... Steve

A fly swatter extender :rolleyes: ... Steve
Forum: Fabrication 06-15-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,505
Posted By BukitCase
I useta fantasize about cloning myself (less...

I useta fantasize about cloning myself (less explanations to minions) til I saw the movie Multiplicity - the thought of more "helpers" around that were as stubborn as I am (and each one dumber than...
Forum: Fabrication 06-05-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,505
Posted By BukitCase
"maybe someday I will finish my belt sander...

"maybe someday I will finish my belt sander project"

Gerry, if I EVER find "tuits" for sale on Amazon, my next credit card bill will be a few THOUSAND$$$ higher :eek: ... Steve
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-04-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,314
Posted By BukitCase
Thanks Brian, forgot to mention the loctite and...

Thanks Brian, forgot to mention the loctite and didn't think about links going away - duh... Steve
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-04-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,314
Posted By BukitCase
Your scratches look to be almost entirely...

Your scratches look to be almost entirely lengthwise; I wouldn't go to the expense/hassle of rod replacement on that old a machine either. I had one stabilizer rod re-chromed (some dings that made me...
Forum: Welding 06-04-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,422
Posted By BukitCase
Gwiz is correct about the newer acetylene...

Gwiz is correct about the newer acetylene withdrawal rate -

https://www.thefabricator.com/thewelder/article/safety/fuel-your-safety-knowledge

My plasma can (if you're patient enough) cut up to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-20-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,732
Posted By BukitCase
Hydraulic fittings similar, but in 1/16"...

Hydraulic fittings similar, but in 1/16" increments - a -8 is 1/2"... steve
Forum: Welding 05-11-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,855
Posted By BukitCase
Jack, got room in the van for one of these? ...

Jack, got room in the van for one of these?

https://www.harborfreight.com/600-lb-trailer-dolly-60533.html

Or at least, a pair of these
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-21-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,196
Posted By BukitCase
That filter is rated 8 micron, IIRC it's the...

That filter is rated 8 micron, IIRC it's the SECONDARY filter for the Case diesel (same engine as my 580B) - the PRIMARY filter would be coarser. Been too long since I worked on that part, if the PO...
Forum: Fabrication 04-12-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,334
Posted By BukitCase
"My tractor does the bulk of the tillage" I...

"My tractor does the bulk of the tillage"

I would think so; what do you pull with it, a 10 or 12 bottom rollover?

Around here (Willamette valley) most plots bigger than about 100 acres are in...
Forum: Welding 03-24-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,650
Posted By BukitCase
Got a grinder? ...

Got a grinder?

https://www.welding.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/404.jpg

... Steve
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,497
Posted By BukitCase
"just my stupidity for not turning off the 5kw...

"just my stupidity for not turning off the 5kw heater in the wood shop"

Join the club chris; I have a honda powered 7200 watt (continuous) genny from Costco, first time I went to use it I cut the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-13-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,075
Posted By BukitCase
Chris, you cut your dadoes on the table saw or...

Chris, you cut your dadoes on the table saw or router table? I don't have an actual dado set for the PM66 (yet) but DO have the Diablo "box joint set",
...
Forum: Machining 01-04-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,096
Posted By BukitCase
DougD, first of all welcome to SFT; most of us...

DougD, first of all welcome to SFT; most of us are too old to spend much time "beating around the bush", so I'll start...

Is this some sort of "top secret" project that might get stolen by the...
Forum: Welding 09-19-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,938
Posted By BukitCase
https://forum.millerwelds.com/forum/welding-discus...

https://forum.millerwelds.com/forum/welding-discussions/16508-spray-arc-with-a-mm210
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