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Forum: Fabrication 11-10-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By JBFab
I made a scaled down version of the hossfeld...

I made a scaled down version of the hossfeld bender. I also made a stop that goes on the circle that I can put anywhere on the circle to bump up against - I'm thinking you could do the same with the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-13-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By JBFab
Nice deal! I've never seen a drill with a morse...

Nice deal! I've never seen a drill with a morse taper adaptor on it . . . that's a great idea!
Forum: Fabrication 10-09-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By JBFab
That was my first thought. I'll have to try...

That was my first thought. I'll have to try some.e of the suggestions here.

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Forum: Fabrication 10-07-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By JBFab
Surface finish isn't real important. Just...

Surface finish isn't real important. Just looking for uniform without a lot of effort.

I use Irish Spring on my abrasives. Smells great!

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Forum: Fabrication 10-07-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By JBFab
Aluminum surface finish

Working on a little project with a lot of flat surfaces. Mostly 1/8 6061 with a bunch of welding. I'm doing my best not to scratch it up too bad while I'm working on it, but thinking about how I'm...
Forum: Welding 09-21-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By JBFab
I can't imagine how that would work, for standard...

I can't imagine how that would work, for standard mig or fcaw you need a CV power source.

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-21-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,939
Posted By JBFab
https://www.mybinding.com/clipsshop-cstidy-41-port...

https://www.mybinding.com/clipsshop-cstidy-41-portable-pneumatic-grommet-press-with-foot-pedal.html?gclid=Cj0KCQjw7KqZBhCBARIsAI-fTKK3_UETUdkOK37lQNdegRe0qKr7xH6tRcJnJlMLgH0gVK5fjaq45QUaAs61EALw_wcB
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-12-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,971
Posted By JBFab
This is another reason I suggested using a new...

This is another reason I suggested using a new plate w/new anchors of the appropriate size. Using a plate 10" long (parallel to the length of the wall) there is no reason you can't skip 12" between...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-06-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,971
Posted By JBFab
I design this stuff for a living - that being...

I design this stuff for a living - that being said you are free to do what you want. My opinion - DO NOT USE WOOD, there are many reasons that is a bad idea. Do exactly as toprecycler said with the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,901
Posted By JBFab
I bought a yellowtop for running 12v stuff in the...

I bought a yellowtop for running 12v stuff in the horse trailer. Still going after 10 years.

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Forum: Fabrication 08-08-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,335
Posted By JBFab
Alright, Corten is a brand name for ASTM A588...

Alright, Corten is a brand name for ASTM A588 Weathering steel. A588 is indeed an HSLA grade, but not all HSLA is A588 (or weathering steel for that matter). A588 surface rusts very quickly, but...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-25-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,517
Posted By JBFab
My guess would be he is objecting to the use of...

My guess would be he is objecting to the use of straps in lieu of chains.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-24-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,517
Posted By JBFab
We had that machines twin in the old shop! 2"...

We had that machines twin in the old shop! 2" roughing mill with a 5" depth of cut - no problemo!

Also I can tell you that if you forget to remove one of the anchors before you lift it, it weighs...
Forum: Fabrication 07-23-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,803
Posted By JBFab
Yea, I used cubitrons for a while, I just don't...

Yea, I used cubitrons for a while, I just don't think they were worth the expense. I use mostly benchmark abrasives now. One wheel I will always like regardless of cost are the sigma greens by Rex...
Forum: Machining 06-30-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By JBFab
I know it doesn't help y'all in Canuckistan, but...

I know it doesn't help y'all in Canuckistan, but I'm very fortunate to have this outfit right down the road:

https://www.londervillesteel.com/
Forum: Machining 06-21-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By JBFab
You're not wrong!

You're not wrong!
Forum: Machining 06-18-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By JBFab
Thanks I watch Adam Booth quite a bit (ABoM79)...

Thanks I watch Adam Booth quite a bit (ABoM79) and a little bit of that cutting edge fella down under. Definitely good info, but of course I have to scale things down a bit. I won't be taking a...
Forum: Machining 06-18-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By JBFab
Got it making some decent chips vs. Long strings...

Got it making some decent chips vs. Long strings in some aluminum today. Seems to be the a combination of tool geometry, angle of attack, and depth of cut.

I was not prepared for how big of a mess...
Forum: Machining 06-14-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By JBFab
Ahh, that makes sense, it's like a dead center...

Ahh, that makes sense, it's like a dead center for holding the end of a commutator shaft but holds on the circumference rather than a center. Well, I guess I'll tuck that away with the armature...
Forum: Machining 06-13-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By JBFab
Drilling, chamfering, I don't have a boring bar,...

Drilling, chamfering, I don't have a boring bar, so I guess it's on to threading! [emoji38]

On a separate note, anyone know how one is to tighten this chuck? It's keyless, the outer ring just...
Forum: Machining 06-13-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By JBFab
Well, it makes round things um... rounder? ...

Well, it makes round things um... rounder?

Success!

I was surprised to see how inexpensive carbide tooling on McMaster is. I also need to order a live center. 164986

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Forum: Welding 06-13-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,514
Posted By JBFab
By the way it's built. If you look at those...

By the way it's built. If you look at those tables there's only something like an 8" square that is unsupported. Reference surfaces are clamped tight to a laser cut edge. I agree .015" is a lofty...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-09-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,701
Posted By JBFab
That little bit will be fine. Hell we used to run...

That little bit will be fine. Hell we used to run 10% gas in construction equipment to keep it from gelling in the winter.

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Forum: Machining 06-06-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By JBFab
Got it, that makes sense. Thank you.

Got it, that makes sense. Thank you.
Forum: Machining 06-06-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,880
Posted By JBFab
I wonder if the armature cutter could be used for...

I wonder if the armature cutter could be used for cutting small keyways?

For anyone interested, here's a link to all the pictures of what all comes with it:
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