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Forum: Shop & Safety 09-30-2022, 11:46 AM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Yes. I do have soil on my land that won't drain...

Yes. I do have soil on my land that won't drain well though. When I pulled the permit the county health department sent a guy out and he went around the area where I'd like my septic field and dug a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-28-2022, 06:33 PM
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Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Guess it's time for a bit of a update. ...

Guess it's time for a bit of a update.

Weather is cooling off so I'm back finishing the electrical rough. Most of the conduit and wire pulling in the shop ceiling is finished except for the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-17-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Went back together woth Rectorseal T plus 2. No...

Went back together woth Rectorseal T plus 2. No leaks this time.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-15-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
I used tape. When I put them back together using...

I used tape. When I put them back together using dope.
Forum: Machining 07-12-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,420
Posted By OldRedFord
I have a habit of turning the lathe power off of...

I have a habit of turning the lathe power off of even just to check a measurement. On my Monarch you push the clutch handle down to engage the spindle. Clutch lever at both the headstock and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-12-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Pressure tested my supply lines. 80psi for 15...

Pressure tested my supply lines. 80psi for 15 minutes.

I have a slight leak at a threaded fitting at my shower valve. Interesting to note that the pressure gauge does not move at all during the...
Forum: Machining 07-06-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,021
Posted By OldRedFord
I honestly don't see any other way to make a new...

I honestly don't see any other way to make a new part. It does move a 300# hunk of vast iron forward and back.
Forum: Machining 07-06-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,021
Posted By OldRedFord
There is a bearing fit on the shaft that is...

There is a bearing fit on the shaft that is larger then the acme threaded section.
Forum: Machining 07-05-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,021
Posted By OldRedFord
It's that time of year when about half way...

It's that time of year when about half way through a normal work day you can wring the humidity/sweat from my shirt so I've been having a fair amount of downtime outside of work and not overdoing it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-27-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,474
Posted By OldRedFord
When I think of a F150 Lightning I think of the...

When I think of a F150 Lightning I think of the 2001 SVT supercharged v8.....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-27-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By OldRedFord
Why do you say that? The hydrulic...

Why do you say that?


The hydrulic carriage drive is a Tyrone Berry model SMA 213. Purpose built for what it does.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-26-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By OldRedFord
Yes. That's exactly what this setup is. Runs a...

Yes. That's exactly what this setup is. Runs a spool valve and that runs a gear motor that runs the cable drum for the carriage.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-25-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By OldRedFord
Hydrulic system questions

What is this arrangement on my sawmills hydrulic system?

1st picture...
Pressure gauge? There is a handle to the right on the end that says "pressure increase"
There is also what I think is a...
Forum: Machining 06-20-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,021
Posted By OldRedFord
More about the grinder in this video ...

More about the grinder in this video


https://youtu.be/w-3j8sP9azE
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-20-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
No. Should have done that sooner. Didn't foresee...

No. Should have done that sooner. Didn't foresee diesel getting this high.

Also my Square D QO panels are all included in the big Square D recall. Way to go. :(
Forum: Machining 06-18-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,021
Posted By OldRedFord
Paid a visit to Keith Rucker this morning and...

Paid a visit to Keith Rucker this morning and picked up some tools. A Brown & Sharpe surface grinder and a couple indicators and a depth mic.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-14-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By OldRedFord
Looks like something I'd drag home

Looks like something I'd drag home
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-06-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Prep for a partial plumbing inspection.

Prep for a partial plumbing inspection.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-26-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Electrical update. Conduit and wire pulled...

Electrical update.

Conduit and wire pulled for a welder outlet by the door and conduit and wire pulled for 120v outlets and some future light switches. One will power a flood light on the end of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-25-2022, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Talking about the tin cans and glass bottles.

Talking about the tin cans and glass bottles.
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-24-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Using the loader for what I bouggt it for....

Using the loader for what I bouggt it for. Cleaning up and clearing brush.

Feel like this area of my property I'll be forever finding trash.
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-18-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Got two 20 amp outlet circuits pulled into the...

Got two 20 amp outlet circuits pulled into the box. There are a total of 5 in the shop.

Then two 50 amp 240v circuits
One 20 amp 240v circuit for a radial arm saw. Just not sure on location. ...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-18-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Correct. I have a 150 amp panel in the living...

Correct. I have a 150 amp panel in the living area. I am planning on mini splits for the HVAC, electric stove and water heater (not tankless)
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-16-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Finally pulling wire to the main panels. I...

Finally pulling wire to the main panels.

I need 2" emt to run to the panel in the living area. Pulling 1/0 aluminum wire to feed it. Why is it $50-60 a stick? That's insane... I need 10-14 pieces.
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-15-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 230,867
Posted By OldRedFord
Up high and safe lol It's a...

Up high and safe lol

It's a VintageMachinery.org chart. Got a Bethlehem Steel chart to hang up also.
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