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Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 850
Posted By Ironman
if you have a wrecking yard close by that would...

if you have a wrecking yard close by that would be a place to look
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 04:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 850
Posted By Ironman
Chris, start thinking drivetrain yokes ...

Chris, start thinking drivetrain yokes
https://www.northerndrivetrain.com/category/cat_endyokes_splined_10splines_1-375-10Spline.html
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-28-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,582
Posted By Ironman
That is a very nice shop you have. And the pride...

That is a very nice shop you have. And the pride of building it against all odds.
Forum: Machining 09-27-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 430
Posted By Ironman
Tim, that is good advice. It can't do what the...

Tim, that is good advice.
It can't do what the vertical mills can do, and just because it is old American iron, is no reason to buy it, unless you are running a museum.
Buy what you need as your...
Forum: Welding 09-24-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Ironman
Or leave them parked as fuel for a BLM...

Or leave them parked as fuel for a BLM riot.:devil:
Forum: Fabrication 09-24-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 850
Posted By Ironman
I think I would not shim it, I would replace the...

I think I would not shim it, I would replace the whole tube assembly.
I recently made one up and had no material for the sliding tubes so I went to the JD dealer and they had a 9 ft length for $200...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-24-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Ironman
for picking mason jars out of a canner?

for picking mason jars out of a canner?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-23-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Ironman
What I'm curious about is how do you find all...

What I'm curious about is how do you find all this stuff?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-22-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,677
Posted By Ironman
What is vac powered in your rig? Mine is only...

What is vac powered in your rig? Mine is only power brakes by vacuum.

If it is an automatic, they controlled shifting by a leak system on the vacuum. My 83 300SD has this. And door locks and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-22-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,677
Posted By Ironman
This was a decrepit old gremlin. I thought that...

This was a decrepit old gremlin.
I thought that working backwards from the point of fail was the best. So I disconnected the horns and attached a spare horn I have. And it tooted.
So the whole...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-21-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Ironman
I once made a planishing tool out of a large...

I once made a planishing tool out of a large grade 8 bolt.
After a certain amount of use, it was impossible to remove the tool as the hammer had mushroomed the .401 shank.
Took some work to get it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,450
Posted By Ironman
They are prone to having gear issues in the diff....

They are prone to having gear issues in the diff. Some people like them alot.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By Ironman
Yes, but... I have the same size machine, and I...

Yes, but...
I have the same size machine, and I faithfully greased the shit out of it. And one day I noticed how well that grease collected grit from my grinding wheels and metal shards from the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Ironman
It might have a place in the box. Usually when a...

It might have a place in the box. Usually when a impact won't take the bolt out, I get a bigger impact.:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,677
Posted By Ironman
Update

When I look at this thing, it is amazing that the dash lights are fiber optic, and it has dual brake systems and 4 wheel disk brakes. We thought we discover this new tech 20 years later.
I have...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-18-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 74,298
Posted By Ironman
Bwaahaha:D Looks like a Democrat political...

Bwaahaha:D

Looks like a Democrat political rally, an empty building with a few fans blowing hot air.:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-18-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,942
Posted By Ironman
To Fisheries Dept radicals, a spawning creek is...

To Fisheries Dept radicals, a spawning creek is as sacred as an Indian graveyard. I don't know one case where they would allow you to suck the elixir of life from the creek even if it was screened....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-17-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,137
Posted By Ironman
He may have rebuilt the ram and damaged the lips...

He may have rebuilt the ram and damaged the lips of the seal, or installed it backwards.
It is definitely bypassing the piston. The one disadvantage of a single acting cylinder is where does the...
Forum: Machining 09-16-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Ironman
I think this is a You Suck. Nice to have this...

I think this is a You Suck.
Nice to have this tool to remember him by. I think the circle with the machined track is to true up the spindle using a dial indicator.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,332
Posted By Ironman
Andy, in the past you were running an engine on...

Andy, in the past you were running an engine on your compressor in the back of the truck, if I recall.
Have you considered not strapping this thing to the truck engine? Maybe a 25hp twin would pump...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Ironman
That's a good idea. I'm a fan of lawn tractor...

That's a good idea.
I'm a fan of lawn tractor batteries. After spending hundreds on quad/motorcycle batteries, I built a battery box for a lawn tractor battery ($40) Six years later I see no...
Forum: Fabrication 09-09-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By Ironman
I also would stick with Hypertherm brand tips. I...

I also would stick with Hypertherm brand tips. I buy them at Praxair.
As far as Finecut, they are the closest thing to high definition tips you can get for these models. They are mainly intended for...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-08-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,332
Posted By Ironman
That'll be a great unit for you once it gets...

That'll be a great unit for you once it gets running.
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,875
Posted By Ironman
Supposed to freeze here last night. Sort of...

Supposed to freeze here last night.
Sort of like a left wing election promise, didn't happen.
Getting warmer this week.
We picked all the tomatoes though. They could have gone for at least another...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-05-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,332
Posted By Ironman
They are loud. Sound like a kid with a fart can...

They are loud. Sound like a kid with a fart can muffler on his Honda.
A D2 governor is a good idea, and the compressor can be 1200 cfm or 2cfm. All it does is shunt air from tank pressure to lift...
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