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Forum: Welding 10-27-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,459
Posted By Cavalry
Why woud someone not use onboard gas valve on a TIG machine?

My new to me 250DX came with two torches, both with manual flow valves on the torch. The original gas port on the machine still has the factory shipping plug so I don't think it was a matter of the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-10-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By Cavalry
I stop in every now and then. The last couple...

I stop in every now and then. The last couple years have been flat out busy...life gets in the way.
Yep, the leads came with it as well as the cart. Even if it has something wrong with it I think...
Forum: Machining 10-09-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Cavalry
The purpose of this machine was to save my Kubota...

The purpose of this machine was to save my Kubota MX5100 tractor. Digging into gravel banks, pushing snow, killing vegitation. I refer to the loader as the hatchet and the tractor as the scalpel:D
Forum: Machining 10-09-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Cavalry
I really don't want undersized (well correct...

I really don't want undersized (well correct size) pins as the bosses are worn. the 1.495 pin material fits reasonably well in the worn bosses. Do do it "more correctly" I should ream the bosses...
Forum: Machining 10-09-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Cavalry
Loader Pin Debacle

A simple job made overly complicated.
I acquired a clapped out wheel loader last year that desperately needs pins and bushings on the bucket pivots. I popped apart what was left and guessed it was...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-09-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By Cavalry
Upgrading 250DX?

My $400 250DX should be showing up Monday morning. I will have to see if it actually runs first obviously, but I did notice its a poverty model which I would like to change.

I see there are...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-08-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,654
Posted By Cavalry
Although most what came back of this was industry...

Although most what came back of this was industry specific equipment I did hit their overly large maintenance shop hard. They had 500 employees and 30 guys on maintenance.... I filled half a 52' with...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-08-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,654
Posted By Cavalry
To add to the insanity I left the surface grinder...

To add to the insanity I left the surface grinder there! After 4 days of rigging equipment I had enough.



Drove my forklift in to swoop it up after all the other machine equipment was finally...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-30-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,654
Posted By Cavalry
Already have one there, getting 5 semi trailers...

Already have one there, getting 5 semi trailers of equipment:eek: and another 2 trailers that my guys are loading up. Its going to be a long week...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-29-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,654
Posted By Cavalry
Insane Auction prices and more importanly, how to move surface grinder

I absolutely raped an auction in Maine yesterday. After pretty much giving up on auctions in past years I was pretty surprised at the prices things were going for and spent accordingly.

First...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-25-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,378
Posted By Cavalry
This has no quick release button, just a standard...

This has no quick release button, just a standard ball detent. But yes, flip the direction lever and rotate the ratchet off the hanger and it will pull off. No Snappy was damaged in the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-24-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,378
Posted By Cavalry
Thanks! Not really, After I settled on...

Thanks!

Not really, After I settled on design it was probably around 1.5 hours from stock to ready to hang.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-24-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,378
Posted By Cavalry
Toilet Paper Holder

I needed a paper holder for the shop but just couldn't find the right one. I had a ancient Snap-on ratchet kicking around that I hated so it all just fell together.
I cant believe these aren't on...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-21-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,815
Posted By Cavalry
Thanks, it was far too much work, but I wanted to...

Thanks, it was far too much work, but I wanted to try something different. I work on epoxy all day long and while its a great floor covering it has its limitations when dealing with welding spatter...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-21-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,815
Posted By Cavalry
I already have. The concrete chemical guys have...

I already have. The concrete chemical guys have it figured out. Its pretty resistant to staining as long as you clean up your mess as soon as you can. Its been densified 4 times and sealed with...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-20-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,815
Posted By Cavalry
Hmmm..... not sure why it rotated my pics. They...

Hmmm..... not sure why it rotated my pics. They are the correct orientation as taken on my end?
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-20-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,815
Posted By Cavalry
I had to take 6 months off to make money with the...

I had to take 6 months off to make money with the shop, not get it how I want it. Just finished up the floor. Ground to 600 grit then burnished. Its a little bit of a difference.
Forum: Welding 12-19-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,164
Posted By Cavalry
Speaking of Everlast...

Does anyone have actual hands on with their machines? I am considering their 225EXT because I just cant justify the cost of a Dynasty for the pedal time I put in. I still have my Squarewave 275,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-24-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,815
Posted By Cavalry
I got a little ahead of myself but pissing...

I got a little ahead of myself but pissing outside was getting old:D
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-24-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,815
Posted By Cavalry
Sure, if you get a chance.

Sure, if you get a chance.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-24-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,815
Posted By Cavalry
] I do. Shes been bent a couple of times...

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I do. Shes been bent a couple of times and straightened out but really isnt what I need. I picked up another trailer that is much more stout but with the same problem as the first, so yours...
Forum: Machining 11-21-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,370
Posted By Cavalry
He bought a clausing for $750 and a Hardinge for...

He bought a clausing for $750 and a Hardinge for $800?? I need to shop in the area he is. At those prices if it goes round and round its worth it, let alone reasonably tight. If that's your price...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-20-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,815
Posted By Cavalry
Space is a premium in my small shop, just enough...

Space is a premium in my small shop, just enough room to take a dump and wash your dirty mitts. Its about 4x7...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-20-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,815
Posted By Cavalry
I had equally poor results with oil dry. I did a...

I had equally poor results with oil dry. I did a test section, Ground it in with a board let it sit a couple days. It "looked" clean after sweeping but once the clay dust was really cleaned off the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-19-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 39,815
Posted By Cavalry
I have never had any luck with acid for oil...

I have never had any luck with acid for oil removal. Not that it will matter in this case but it just opens up the concrete and allows for future spills to soak in. I have a pretty good arsenal of...
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