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Forum: Welding 08-12-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
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Views: 4,793
Posted By big job
High tech stuff ?

My son has a fleet of migs tigs plasma cutters all high end. Me I braze with
gas, I weld with a stick. So this kid has boondocked my beautiful Gas powered
AC DC Miller my AO Smith stick. I try...
Forum: Fabrication 09-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,039
Posted By big job
Lets see EasyGo. Gotta tweek my memory 36 Volt...

Lets see EasyGo. Gotta tweek my memory 36 Volt DC Before condemming
the motor (im trying to picture this) but theres a solonoid / reostate and
something like a rectifier behind the forward /...
Forum: Machining 02-12-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,993
Posted By big job
Nice job Nick, boy would I like to trade up to...

Nice job Nick, boy would I like to trade up to that size machine, too bad
none around here.
Forum: Machining 02-10-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,221
Posted By big job
What we do or have is a simple templete, mill...

What we do or have is a simple templete, mill one flat- turn the piece around -
put that flat into the templete which is placed on the table. Hope this is understandable.
Forum: Machining 01-01-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,093
Posted By big job
Actually myself probably many others, as much as...

Actually myself probably many others, as much as we fuel up I never bothered
to look at gas caps lol... but as I think about it, I think they will have a
three start or even a four start thread. ...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-29-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,336
Posted By big job
Hard to explain, but I think it all comes down to...

Hard to explain, but I think it all comes down to ya age. I have rolled over
loaded dump trucks, rolled a 35 ton crane fell in a sink hole and rolled a loader
over. Those days are gone. I have...
Forum: Machining 12-01-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,970
Posted By big job
Nice job ther diger, Now, how in hell did that...

Nice job ther diger, Now, how in hell did that happen? Thats one for the
books. Even if the bolts on the backing plate did fall off, the "S" cam should
keep it there cause the slack adjuster has...
Forum: Machining 11-14-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,477
Posted By big job
always a way

We commonly do this with restored 'from the 1930s' big Reed pipe vises. We
just slit with a vertical mill. saw arbors are a dime a dozen. Then we machined
various kind of special jaws. Its just...
Forum: Machining 09-05-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,099
Posted By big job
Holy smokes I aint heard that in awhile my father...

Holy smokes I aint heard that in awhile my father always said that.
Forum: Fabrication 07-18-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,150
Posted By big job
What in the world is wrong with the truck in the...

What in the world is wrong with the truck in the first place? Us old farts did not ask for growing old and you live on a fixed income we would kill for that Crown Vic. Just what i want color and...
Forum: Machining 07-12-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By big job
Beleive me I am no stranger to heavy equip. but...

Beleive me I am no stranger to heavy equip. but whats a OPP?
Forum: Machining 07-05-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,671
Posted By big job
all I can say Cutter is very carefully. Myself I...

all I can say Cutter is very carefully. Myself I manually feel by hand the end of
travel set the stroke do it again as many times as it takes to get it on target. Then a few strokes, stop,check,...
Forum: Machining 07-04-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,671
Posted By big job
Just a common operation here. We mounted one of...

Just a common operation here. We mounted one of the flex water line things
about 3/8 for tolet suppy (hardware store). Set air pressure just low enough
to blow out chips. One thing is to cover...
Forum: Machining 06-29-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,490
Posted By big job
one last picture

I saw that before its the control for a MRI
Forum: Machining 06-26-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,312
Posted By big job
Correct I read that a long time ago, back then...

Correct I read that a long time ago, back then mfg. had their own threads
most uncommon TPI's
Forum: Machining 06-20-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,700
Posted By big job
Ha Ha thats a good one MOE, a question of trust,...

Ha Ha thats a good one MOE, a question of trust, a three jaw chuck v/s an
airplane? Would anyone go up in a plane with a rubber timming belt?????
Me no way. The only way a three jaw will perform...
Forum: Machining 05-19-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,697
Posted By big job
Yes floptop, I beleive its a Granger something...

Yes floptop, I beleive its a Granger something like 60:1 forward / rev
varible speed 110vt gear motor. Mainly used for roughing out tapers.
Then finished up on the lathe.
Forum: Machining 05-17-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,697
Posted By big job
Are you talking about this, since then it is now...

Are you talking about this, since then it is now powered.
Forum: Machining 05-08-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,490
Posted By big job
Without a releif cut, I simply go to the shoulder...

Without a releif cut, I simply go to the shoulder throw half nut off and
you need good glasses and quick reflexes and let the chuck spin right
there then back off the crosslide. In effect its...
Forum: Welding 04-21-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,757
Posted By big job
You are right, there Windy Acres too lazy to...

You are right, there Windy Acres too lazy to block outriggers!!!!
Forum: Machining 03-09-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,412
Posted By big job
Mike Wolfs answer; "I am having a bad day and I...

Mike Wolfs answer; "I am having a bad day and I dont need you to
direct my bad day: I been through that before.
Forum: Machining 01-21-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,697
Posted By big job
wow Jack that was a long drive.

wow Jack that was a long drive.
Forum: Machining 01-21-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,697
Posted By big job
Couple more for the butcher

We machined up this clapper holder for a die grinder, it is used for a deal
with a local hardware store they sell the customer a mower blade then
we mill the star (a craftsman thing) on the shaper....
Forum: Machining 01-21-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,697
Posted By big job
Couple more for the butcher

We machined up this clapper holder for a die grinder, it is used for a deal
with a local hardware store they sell the customer a mower blade then
we mill the star (a craftsman thing) on the shaper....
Forum: Machining 01-21-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,697
Posted By big job
First off I would'nt worry about tooling, you...

First off I would'nt worry about tooling, you make your own second they
will share lathe tooling. A missing vise is no big deal their fairly cheap.
Most shaper mysteries are simply because its not...
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