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Forum: Machining 12-05-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By toprecycler
Interesting build. I like these, I will build it...

Interesting build. I like these, I will build it because I can, projects.


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Forum: Fabrication 12-03-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By toprecycler
Neat trike lift. Sent from my iPhone...

Neat trike lift.


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Forum: Machining 12-02-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By toprecycler
My vote would be against the south bend too,...

My vote would be against the south bend too, unless that is the only thing available and darn near free.

My only other thought, is would be very high on my wish list would be ability to cut...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-02-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By toprecycler
The biggest concern with your proposed plan, is...

The biggest concern with your proposed plan, is it simple enough that no one will mess it up. What are the chances someone else will be turning on the backup generator. Will everything be marked so...
Forum: Welding 12-01-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,393
Posted By toprecycler
SS100 “replica” Project Car

Those tanks that have been open to the air might be more dangerous than ones that was full of gasoline and you just emptied them out. Gas will not burn until it has oxygen/ air mixed with it. And...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-30-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By toprecycler
So if that threads into the vice, I would assume...

So if that threads into the vice, I would assume that is what keeps the vice body centered and able to rotate, so that should be free in that casting. It just has not been moved in quite a few...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-30-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By toprecycler
Rock Island 577 vise tear down

My guess is the flats are to be able to hold that while tighten the nut in opposite side. It does look like two parts.

Soak it with your favorite penetrating oil, wait a bit and hit it with a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-23-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,496
Posted By toprecycler
Only when it falls out of your hand.[emoji33] ...

Only when it falls out of your hand.[emoji33]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-23-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,010
Posted By toprecycler
I believe there was another block that helps...

I believe there was another block that helps transfer the power from the arm to the actual punch holder. The straps with the bolts are only designed to pull it back up. Don’t use it without the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-22-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,725
Posted By toprecycler
Lol. He will probably find a grinder next....

Lol. He will probably find a grinder next. [emoji38]

But seriously, he was a good guy, stopping to pick up someone’s trash and make the road safer for the next guy. I would have done the same...
Forum: Fabrication 11-20-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,012
Posted By toprecycler
And there is a girl that will have no problem...

And there is a girl that will have no problem driving a car on the road later in life when she is of legal age!


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Forum: Machining 11-20-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By toprecycler
Oil question for Ron

Or an oil additive question more technically.

We just changed all fluid levels in our two newer lathes at work. One lathe is one month old, and manual recommended changing after 2 weeks. We...
Forum: Machining 11-20-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By toprecycler
Holy Cr&@! Ron admitted he does not know...

Holy Cr&@! Ron admitted he does not know everything. Write this date down. Might be a good lottery number to play!

Nice to know he is human after all.[emoji1787]
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-18-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 171,935
Posted By toprecycler
Personally I could give a rats a$$ about a COO. ...

Personally I could give a rats a$$ about a COO.
All this means is you paid a lot of money to the government, for the privilege of building something. Does not add an ounce of value to the place.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-17-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,496
Posted By toprecycler
I got three in today. Metabo by HTP, made...

I got three in today.

Metabo by HTP, made in China.

Put one of the included wheel on and tried it out. I couldn’t stop it with heavy pressure, and seemed to cut pretty well. Might be just...
Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By toprecycler
More info would be nice. Since you are in...

More info would be nice. Since you are in Portland, I assume there are a lot of other shops that are competition.

Do you have any employees? Any of them have experience in running equipment...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-11-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,496
Posted By toprecycler
Added 2 to my cart earlier, and went back to...

Added 2 to my cart earlier, and went back to finish order couple hours later, they were sold out.


Went back to the link, this time order went thru. So we shall see if they do come in.

...
Forum: Machining 11-09-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,926
Posted By toprecycler
My vote would be to keep grinder too. You are...

My vote would be to keep grinder too. You are collecting old machines, I believe to help keep the past from being scrapped. And you want to learn the ways of the old. That grinder is one of the old...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-07-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By toprecycler
Nice job Gerry. Reminds me of my youth, growing...

Nice job Gerry. Reminds me of my youth, growing up with a battery system for power.

Monday I’m buying some solar panels from
A friend that decided that they wouldn’t do what he wanted. Guess I...
Forum: Fabrication 11-05-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,613
Posted By toprecycler
I guess my main concern would be the shipping. ...

I guess my main concern would be the shipping. With all the nightmares I’ve Bennet hearing about, you might not see it til spring, unless it is already inside the USA that it is shipping from.

I...
Forum: Fabrication 11-05-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,012
Posted By toprecycler
Looks like you won this time. But it might be...

Looks like you won this time. But it might be just a lucky break this time, too. Like previous mentioned, there might be residual stress in the next piece you try.

But take this win and run with...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-04-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,496
Posted By toprecycler
It does matter where store is located to get that...

It does matter where store is located to get that price. My closest Menards is Traverse City, about 75 miles away. $42each, $38 after mail in rebate.[emoji4]


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Forum: Welding 11-03-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 951
Posted By toprecycler
In the first paragraph, I found a statement that...

In the first paragraph, I found a statement that I do not believe to be true. It says wood can be welded. It defines welding as the melting/ fusion of the base metals. How can you melt wood...
Forum: Fabrication 11-02-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,613
Posted By toprecycler
Looks intriguing. When you purchase one, be sure...

Looks intriguing. When you purchase one, be sure to give us feedback on it, so we know if it’s worthwhile or not.[emoji4]


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Forum: Fabrication 11-02-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,613
Posted By toprecycler
My bad. I only had time to download 2 of...

My bad. I only had time to download 2 of drawings before I commented back.

And your explanation does make sense to me now.


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