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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 840
Posted By greywynd
I agree, a piece of 1/8” flat bar is cheap, you...

I agree, a piece of 1/8” flat bar is cheap, you can also tell them the length doesn’t matter, you may be able to get drops (offcuts) even cheaper.

Trying to learn how to tig on ‘mystery steel’...
Forum: Machining 05-24-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By greywynd
Get some oil on that rust!! Soak it down, it will...

Get some oil on that rust!! Soak it down, it will at least stop it from getting deeper in the table.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-24-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By greywynd
We had 1-1.5” SHCS fail in the moulds fairly...

We had 1-1.5” SHCS fail in the moulds fairly often. With 20-30 holding the mounting plates on, it was common to have one or two be broken. Usually it was just under the head, sometimes at the base of...
Forum: Welding 05-23-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 840
Posted By greywynd
It can be used for different things. When I was...

It can be used for different things. When I was doing mould repair work, we would use tig to put small beads on corners or fill holes in large parts, sometimes 5-10 tons in weight. There was a lot of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By greywynd
Nice! Guessing this is is for a commercial...

Nice! Guessing this is is for a commercial company, not joe public?


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Forum: Machining 05-22-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By greywynd
Call Frank, he should be able to set you up....

Call Frank, he should be able to set you up. [emoji3]


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Forum: Shop & Safety 05-20-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,764
Posted By greywynd
Nice! Sent from my iPhone using...

Nice!


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Forum: Shop & Safety 05-19-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 56,400
Posted By greywynd
Lol! Funny you should say that....I called about...

Lol! Funny you should say that....I called about scaffolding today, guy asked me if I wanted safety rail. “Nope, I’ll buy another section and use it as a rail if I need one.”




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Forum: Welding 05-19-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By greywynd
Most of the stuff I machine now is steel or cast...

Most of the stuff I machine now is steel or cast steel, built up with ER70 or 7018.


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Forum: Fabrication 05-15-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By greywynd
Looks like an adjustable ratchet wrench. ...

Looks like an adjustable ratchet wrench.


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Forum: Welding 05-15-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By greywynd
Also depends what/where you’re working. Lots of...

Also depends what/where you’re working. Lots of portable welders here in Alberta, between working in remote areas and oil/gas environments, the liability insurance is very high. Having an arc/spark...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-15-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By greywynd
If there was only one or two discs that had spun,...

If there was only one or two discs that had spun, we would weld them up and grind them back to size.

The other thing that we ran across quite often was not enough washers under the axle nut, so...
Forum: Machining 05-15-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By greywynd
I’ve been to a couple of their locations, and...

I’ve been to a couple of their locations, and ordered online from them as well. They are a common one for me to buy from here.


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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-14-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 713
Posted By greywynd
Wow, seeing the depth of the cuts/hits on that...

Wow, seeing the depth of the cuts/hits on that maple is impressive.

I spent some time off and on doing prospecting work in my late teens/early twenties. We usually carried a three pound or so...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-14-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 713
Posted By greywynd
A guy like that is a step above mass produced low...

A guy like that is a step above mass produced low quality stuff, but only marginally. However the people buying it would be pitching it to their friends as handmade/forged/whatever to sell it as...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-14-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By greywynd
They usually had ‘IH’ somewhere on castings, at...

They usually had ‘IH’ somewhere on castings, at least on a lot of them.

Dearborn usually had a tag on the upright three point hitch arms with rivets.

Case is the only other one I recall as...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-13-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 713
Posted By greywynd
Been watching, not sure what to say for a bit. ...

Been watching, not sure what to say for a bit.

As a Tool and Die Maker, (often called Toolmakers) I see where Jen is coming from. As the person who makes something, they are intimate with the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-11-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By greywynd
The lights are handy, but incandescent....

The lights are handy, but incandescent. Apparently there’s an upgrade to an LED bulb that can be done though.

The rest is a nice selection of stuff, should keep you working for a while.

I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-11-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By greywynd
What’s the rating on the current hoist? I...

What’s the rating on the current hoist?

I know my current hoist is a one ton, seriously debated about upgrading to a two ton recently when someone offered to buy mine....the offer wasn’t serious...
Forum: Machining 05-11-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By greywynd
I’m going to guess that I have stuff from about...

I’m going to guess that I have stuff from about half of them. Some of the others I’ve used or seen before, there’s a few that are unknowns to me.




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Forum: Machining 05-09-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By greywynd
Seems like Jack is getting a little time for his...

Seems like Jack is getting a little time for his own stuff instead of everyone else’s. Can be nice when it happens.


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Forum: Machining 05-06-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By greywynd
To buy ‘sets’ other than 1-60 is likely rare....

To buy ‘sets’ other than 1-60 is likely rare. Individual drills, or packs of 5-10 etc are usually reasonable through tool supply places, or online thru places like McMaster or MSC.

Well, that’s...
Forum: Machining 05-06-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By greywynd
I believe I’ve seen some of the small stuff on...

I believe I’ve seen some of the small stuff on amazon. I guess the next question though would be how or if they are interchangeable.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-05-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By greywynd
With the term ‘easy-spin’ involved I’m guessing...

With the term ‘easy-spin’ involved I’m guessing it’s a Briggs?

Put a tester on it and pull it over 3-4 times. If you’re over 100 it should run.

Under 100, chances are a burnt exhaust valve or...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-04-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,637
Posted By greywynd
Depends on codes and the building, could it be to...

Depends on codes and the building, could it be to connect a ground?


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