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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By Walker
For that price I would look at cutting one like...

For that price I would look at cutting one like this down.

https://www.surpluscenter.com/Brands/Wolverine/1x4x0-625-DA-Hydraulic-Cylinder-Wolverine-WWSB1004-S-9-12228-4.axd
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Walker
I would agree, however the rules state the need...

I would agree, however the rules state the need for an actual pic, not a stock net photo.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 633
Posted By Walker
Just go shopping at your local trailer supply and...

Just go shopping at your local trailer supply and get a tee that goes between the plugs. Most of the crap I see they just scotchlock into the light wires.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By Walker
The bore is the inside of the cylinder not the...

The bore is the inside of the cylinder not the rod size. Pull the gland nut off to measure.
Best bet is to pull it apart, clean it up, and take all the clean parts and old seals down to Martin...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By Walker
I pulled off the clutch and oil pump then pulled...

I pulled off the clutch and oil pump then pulled out the rubber plug that has the dip tube that goes into the oil chamber. I cleaned it all up and used a little silicone sealant on the rubber plug....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By Walker
Chainsaw storage

Igot a new Husky Rancher from my wife last Christmas. It came witha scabbard but no case. Was looking at their powerbox, ut hate paying 50 bucks for a plastic box.

What is everyone using for...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-15-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Walker
Simple test, hang the chain, make a loop in the...

Simple test, hang the chain, make a loop in the bottom, put your foot in the loop and stand on the suspended loop. For me that would be a 200 pound test, and four times stronger than needed,...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-14-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Walker
Nah, just mig weld a piece of steel on it.

Nah, just mig weld a piece of steel on it.
Forum: Fabrication 07-14-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,745
Posted By Walker
You can easily bend the metal using a plywood...

You can easily bend the metal using a plywood buck method. The flatbar can be bent to the shape of the cutout by hand. What truck? Lots of this type stuff is available repop, or universal through...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-11-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Walker
Most of the leg vises that I have seen have been...

Most of the leg vises that I have seen have been forged pieces, so no buttering needed, just weld on the new piece with whichever pprocess makes you happy.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-03-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Walker
The first thing you will want to purchase is a 3...

The first thing you will want to purchase is a 3 phase converter. Trust me on this, it will be way cheaper in the long run. I am omitting a crap ton of steps in the middle that I took. These steps...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-25-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Walker
My Case skidder required 30 or 10 30 with a tch...

My Case skidder required 30 or 10 30 with a tch additive. I forget the name of the additive, but I still have several quarts if you want it. Should be back after the 4th.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-14-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,319
Posted By Walker
Threads like this are all over on google. ...

Threads like this are all over on google.

https://www.nc4x4.com/forum/threads/got-mobile-home-axles-under-your-trailer-heres-some-good-news.123878/

Lots of parts available for swapping.
Forum: Fabrication 05-29-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,270
Posted By Walker
I dont see anything for sale. Kind of a wasted...

I dont see anything for sale. Kind of a wasted effort on a lawnmower though, just not heavy enough to do any real work
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,704
Posted By Walker
Wait a time with patience. Save some more money...

Wait a time with patience. Save some more money and buy a machine you can enjoy. No z axis or height control is a no go. Start hunting for a better used machine. Probably can find a used P Cam 4x4...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-22-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Walker
I have always used a big wrench or a big crescent...

I have always used a big wrench or a big crescent wrench and a hammer.
Forum: Fabrication 05-22-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By Walker
That and plasma cutters. I rarely cut with a...

That and plasma cutters. I rarely cut with a torch anymore. With the cnc machine, I rarely cut anything by hand anymore.
When I was building a regulator station I watched an older welder cut an 8”...
Forum: Fabrication 05-22-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,704
Posted By Walker
I bought a Go-torch years ago. It wasnt really...

I bought a Go-torch years ago. It wasnt really useful until it was at least 2x4, and was much more useful at 4x4. Now at 4x7 and 4x10 would be better. The software is probably the most vital part....
Forum: Machining 05-17-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Walker
What king of tool, and what tool did you make it...

What king of tool, and what tool did you make it out of? Ifeally you would want to know the type of steel.
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Walker
The only aftermarket that comes close to fitting...

The only aftermarket that comes close to fitting i an Old Air Hurricane 1000. All the others are simply too long. Building a box is no big deal. I dont really need to blend air temps, or do...
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Walker
Auto a/c evap case build?

I have been looking for an evap case for a/c in on of my projects. I have looked at all tthe vintage and old air stuff and find them to not fit the bill very well. I am considering building a custom...
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,900
Posted By Walker
You say finger brake but picture a press brake,...

You say finger brake but picture a press brake, which one?

The swag kit looks to be a piece of angle iron and a piece of A36 flat bar. These are not ideal materials for a real press brake. You can...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-12-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,116
Posted By Walker
Well, I guess there is always the exception for...

Well, I guess there is always the exception for the red headed step child!
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-12-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,116
Posted By Walker
This is all well and good for normal dogs. I have...

This is all well and good for normal dogs. I have had heelers for over 30 years. I have seen them eat most of that stuff and come back for more, entire chocolate cakes, big boxes of raisins. Even had...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-02-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,732
Posted By Walker
I dont do many knives. For my uses, it is more...

I dont do many knives. For my uses, it is more economical to buy a damascus blank in whatever flavor you like and do the stock removal method, or reforge as needed. The reason I dont do many, is that...
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