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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
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Shade said diesel fuel will help cut it. Maybe...

Shade said diesel fuel will help cut it. Maybe mix half diesel and transmission fluid to flush transmission, a couple of times?


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Forum: Machining Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,103
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Various experiments with an old metall mill

Sounds like my shop. Everything is pretty much a one off repair. Maybe 2-4 at the most. Since we try to repair what we can, it it usually easier on a manual machine.

But having never run a CNC, I...
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 03:05 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 27,856
Posted By toprecycler
And, to let them know that there is at least one...

And, to let them know that there is at least one mistake. You might get a little money back, if you keep track of your time to fix it. You paid good money for a Kit that is turn key put together.

...
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,103
Posted By toprecycler
I’ve got to say that you like to trick out the...

I’ve got to say that you like to trick out the things you make. Very nice!


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Forum: Shop & Safety 11-16-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 27,856
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Looking good Tim. The plan is coming together...

Looking good Tim. The plan is coming together nicely.


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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-16-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By toprecycler
Big collection of anvils

https://youtu.be/bI11wqTUKls

This video of Abom79 in Texas at a guy that collects and sells blacksmith tools. I guess he rebuilds power hammers.

He has a huge collection of anvils, probably...
Forum: Machining 11-16-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By toprecycler
Nice improvement on the original. Another one of...

Nice improvement on the original. Another one of those projects that if you were doing it on shop time, it would be way cheaper to buy it, but more fun to make it.[emoji4]


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Forum: Welding 11-16-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By toprecycler
Lot of filler rod used there. I can see where it...

Lot of filler rod used there. I can see where it would be good practice for someone learning though. And for the time when you are in the middle of nowhere, and no access to an elbow, but plenty of...
Forum: Fabrication 11-16-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 566
Posted By toprecycler
That is really a cool looking grinder. Looks so...

That is really a cool looking grinder. Looks so good, I would be scared to use it because of grinding dust.[emoji33][emoji33]


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Forum: Fabrication 11-15-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By toprecycler
Looks good. Functional too. Sent from my...

Looks good. Functional too.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 11-13-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 27,856
Posted By toprecycler
Sweet. Will that forklift pull out the dozer...

Sweet. Will that forklift pull out the dozer while you have it?[emoji4]


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Forum: Welding 11-13-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By toprecycler
Nice write up. Glad the welder works for you. ...

Nice write up. Glad the welder works for you.


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Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,243
Posted By toprecycler
Nice, and look forward to pics of finished rail....

Nice, and look forward to pics of finished rail. I almost miss that work.[emoji4]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-12-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By toprecycler
$139 Excavator--FREE SHIPPING!--get one for each member of the family!

If it sounds to good to be true, it probably is. Tell you what, you order one, and if you get it, I will give you $300, more than double your money buying it.[emoji4]


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Forum: Fabrication 11-11-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 560
Posted By toprecycler
Well, that would work if Jack could expense out a...

Well, that would work if Jack could expense out a bigger shop area.[emoji4]


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Forum: Machining 11-10-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,260
Posted By toprecycler
A mechanic friend of mine said something that...

A mechanic friend of mine said something that made sense to me. Most of the time parrs in cars went bad because of over greasing. When you pump enough grease in that it comes out the rubber boot, you...
Forum: Machining 11-10-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,260
Posted By toprecycler
Looks like it is coming back together...

Looks like it is coming back together nicely.[emoji106]


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Forum: Machining 11-09-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,103
Posted By toprecycler
Just to clear something up, did you make the gear...

Just to clear something up, did you make the gear that you stripped out, using the “broken “ mill? If so, you have to give yourself some good credit for that.[emoji4]


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Forum: Fabrication 11-09-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,243
Posted By toprecycler
Once you get it up, you will regret you did not...

Once you get it up, you will regret you did not do that years ago.[emoji4]. Looking good.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 11-09-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,126
Posted By toprecycler
Jennifer, are you having the building put up for...

Jennifer, are you having the building put up for you. Are you overseeing the process to make sure it is done right?

If the foundation layout is right, it will go up pretty quick with the right...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-09-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By toprecycler
Maybe People are using it more for fuel for...

Maybe People are using it more for fuel for camping stoves, than painting/ cleaning, so manufacturers wanted to capitalize on name change and up the price because it is now “a fuel” ?




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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-08-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,452
Posted By toprecycler
The Osphos I used recommended spray / brush it...

The Osphos I used recommended spray / brush it on, let dry overnight, and paint over in morning after dry. YRMV depending on the weather/ or where you are painting it. (Inside or out?)




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Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 27,856
Posted By toprecycler
Cool. Do you have help lined up too? Sent...

Cool. Do you have help lined up too?


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Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By toprecycler
Yes, you should be able to. I have used one in...

Yes, you should be able to. I have used one in the past. It was real handy in grinding down the welds in between the 4” wide spaces spindles per code. Especially in my younger days and had to do a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,873
Posted By toprecycler
True, my dad always said moving water will not...

True, my dad always said moving water will not freeze. That’s why in the winter when we would start the generator once a week to pump up the water storage tanks in the house, we rigged up an air...
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