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Forum: Shop & Safety 03-26-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,132
Posted By tenfingers
"Pushing a lot of water" is due to humidity in...

"Pushing a lot of water" is due to humidity in the air and not the fault of the compressor.

There are many threads here on air dryers and water seperators, These will help protect your tools as...
Forum: SFT Information 03-19-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 55,853
Posted By tenfingers
PM Madam X and she can most likely help you.

PM Madam X and she can most likely help you.
Forum: Fabrication 12-14-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,596
Posted By tenfingers
What works for me to clean the little pieces of...

What works for me to clean the little pieces of metal from magnets is to blast them off outside with an air hose. I started doing this to clean the grindings off my welding magnets. If you do it in...
Forum: Fabrication 11-21-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,710
Posted By tenfingers
Sounds great for ramps for my utility trailer. To...

Sounds great for ramps for my utility trailer. To bad I'm so far away.
Forum: Fabrication 11-21-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,735
Posted By tenfingers
I took a craftsman tape back about 6 months ago...

I took a craftsman tape back about 6 months ago and received a non craftsman tape in return. I asked the salesperson "what happens when this one breaks?". His answer was "your out of luck". so much...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-22-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,814
Posted By tenfingers
Twenty horsepower Three phase 120 gallon ...

Twenty horsepower
Three phase
120 gallon
800 Pounds
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-13-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,279
Posted By tenfingers
As I recall the bigger the temperature...

As I recall the bigger the temperature differential between the air in the "frantzinator" and the outside pipe, the more moisture can be removed due to the moisture condensing on the pipe.

Some...
Forum: Machining 04-01-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,685
Posted By tenfingers
I refurbed a Wilton a few years ago. Wilton was...

I refurbed a Wilton a few years ago. Wilton was very good with manuals (online) and parts were available and in stock.

You can buy a lot of parts from the local hardware store.

If you call...
Forum: Welding 01-12-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,508
Posted By tenfingers
GWIZ, If you've still got it, what worked...

GWIZ,

If you've still got it, what worked for me was Lawn Boy 2 Stroke Lawnmower Oil in my '75 GT 750. Anything else and it would smoke.

They have most likely changed the formula since the mid...
Forum: Fabrication 11-15-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,552
Posted By tenfingers
It seems to me it would work if you only moved...

It seems to me it would work if you only moved the stock in one direction. If you pulled it back, it would move it away from the fence. Maybe I'm looking at it wrong.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-07-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,660
Posted By tenfingers
This may not be the best way, but this is what I...

This may not be the best way, but this is what I would do. Spec an outlet for the welder with #6 gauge wire. After the contractor is gone, use this run to feed the sub panel you put in. The reason...
Forum: Fabrication 04-25-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,911
Posted By tenfingers
The full seven foot piece. Once it's cut down to...

The full seven foot piece. Once it's cut down to what I need the bow isn't much but the straighter the better.

I should have time to work on it Saturday.
Forum: Fabrication 04-22-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,911
Posted By tenfingers
Shade, you are correct but I was in a hurry and...

Shade, you are correct but I was in a hurry and didn’t check it. I’ve never had this problem before though. The roller you mentioned, would that be like a ring roller only used to take the bow out...
Forum: Fabrication 04-20-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,911
Posted By tenfingers
Straighten cold roll

I bought a seven foot length of 3/4 x 3/8 cold roll to cut up for some jigs for my table saw. After I got home, I noticed it is bowed about 2 inches along its length. Would the best way to straighten...
Forum: Welding 04-17-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,362
Posted By tenfingers
It's a pressure vessel, with people around it. If...

It's a pressure vessel, with people around it. If I weren't certified I wouldn't do it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-24-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,678
Posted By tenfingers
I remember a long time ago when the price if an...

I remember a long time ago when the price if an item was based on how much it cost to produce, unlike now, when it's how much they can sucker a buyer into paying.

Also if you paid more you had an...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,635
Posted By tenfingers
Can't the guy that was passing it out a while...

Can't the guy that was passing it out a while back help you out with an online supplier?
Forum: Machining 01-01-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,543
Posted By tenfingers
Can you center drill a piece of 3/8 16 threaded...

Can you center drill a piece of 3/8 16 threaded rod to guide the bit into the broken bolt? Or 5/16 regular rod if the recess is not threaded.

Maybe a regular bit the size of the hole to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,357
Posted By tenfingers
If you can, have a look inside the tank. Maybe...

If you can, have a look inside the tank. Maybe you can borrow an inspection camera. If not HF has one on sale now. Rust can do a lot of damage in 35 or so years.

I looked at a Craigslist...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-06-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,021
Posted By tenfingers
If you need more short term air (tools) in the...

If you need more short term air (tools) in the shop building, I would put a tank in the shop building.

If you need more long term air (sandblaster/air sander), I'd be looking for a bigger...
Forum: Machining 11-28-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,261
Posted By tenfingers
Wrap a piece of paper around it and mark at the...

Wrap a piece of paper around it and mark at the edge of the paper. Follow the line with the cutting tool you have.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-14-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,365
Posted By tenfingers
Tonight I watched all the videos again and still...

Tonight I watched all the videos again and still couldn't get past the address page.
If I got paid for the time I wasted trying to get one free blade, I could have bought a few packages.
Maybe...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-13-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,365
Posted By tenfingers
I couldn't get past the name and address page so...

I couldn't get past the name and address page so I guess I'm out of luck.
Forum: Fabrication 10-30-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,031
Posted By tenfingers
Just because he uses Baltic Birch dosen't mean...

Just because he uses Baltic Birch dosen't mean you have to. There is a guy mentioned on his site that made a Pantorouter out of aluminum extrusions. No wood (or plywood) at all in that build.

I'm...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-25-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,520
Posted By tenfingers
I found this in my "to make someday" files. I...

I found this in my "to make someday" files. I saved it about ten tears ago, don't know if they are still around or not. Seemed at the time a good way to upgrade the buzzbox.
...
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