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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
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Game changer when settings are correct and...

Game changer when settings are correct and positioning is good, with instruction by an experienced person.



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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By toprecycler
Was both torches hooked up and ready to operate? ...

Was both torches hooked up and ready to operate?

If they worked in a production environment, and always had to switch from alum to stainless on same job several times, it would be handy to only...
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By toprecycler
Get the hacksaw from the scrap yard? Or as I...

Get the hacksaw from the scrap yard? Or as I like to call it, the recycling yard.[emoji4]


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Forum: Shop & Safety 10-26-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,190
Views: 77,737
Posted By toprecycler
Another idea for a portable outdoor light is to...

Another idea for a portable outdoor light is to use some 12v leds lights and a car battery. I have one of the 18” long light bars on an old IV stand with the battery on the bottom for counter weight....
Forum: Machining 10-23-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,422
Posted By toprecycler
CNC has its advantages for sure. But a machinist...

CNC has its advantages for sure. But a machinist still needs the knowledge of the basics. I have often thought that a CNC would be great in my shop, but I am not so sure. Being a job shop, most of my...
Forum: Fabrication 10-22-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,674
Posted By toprecycler
Screen shot.[emoji4] 158117 Sent from...

Screen shot.[emoji4]
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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-22-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By toprecycler
Witte engine info

Quick screen shot.



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Forum: Fabrication 10-22-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,674
Posted By toprecycler
I think I remember Keith calling them Prentiss ?...

I think I remember Keith calling them Prentiss ? Drills. Different parts of the country have different names.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 10-22-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 18,405
Posted By toprecycler
It’s like most things. It looks easy to the...

It’s like most things. It looks easy to the person standing there watching. But to actually do it, especially the first time, it is a lot harder than it looks. Very hard work indeed. Physically hard....
Forum: Fabrication 10-21-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,674
Posted By toprecycler
Tool holders

Set up pictures and finished drills.

I wanted to use the rotary indexer, and good use of the adapter I made to mount the small 3 jaw chuck on it. I set the angle so it was just slightly down at...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-21-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 18,405
Posted By toprecycler
Looking good. Always nice to have a new floor....

Looking good. Always nice to have a new floor. Getting excited!

I could be wrong, but the difference between cement and concrete is cement is the binding agent that holds the sand and rocks...
Forum: Fabrication 10-21-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,674
Posted By toprecycler
Tool holders

Co worker asked boss for new set of silver and deming drills. He seen a set for $30 online that had three Flats on the reduced shanks. Boss didn’t understand why we wanted ones with the flats, so he...
Forum: Fabrication 10-21-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,674
Posted By toprecycler
Work is slowing down again. Typical around this...

Work is slowing down again. Typical around this time of year. Finally have some time during regular hours to do some improvements around the shop again.

Adding some organizational shelves. Still...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-21-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,658
Posted By toprecycler
Some screen shots. Thanks Gwiz! ...

Some screen shots. Thanks Gwiz!
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Forum: Fabrication 10-20-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By toprecycler
Good to see you back Kevin. Looks like a work...

Good to see you back Kevin. Looks like a work project for sure. Work to fix it, then work to use it.[emoji4]




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Forum: Machining 10-20-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,422
Posted By toprecycler
Well, if he is buying with cash, and being single...

Well, if he is buying with cash, and being single still as far as I know, this is the best time to get the machines. After a wife and kids, there isn’t much extra money unless you are working 3-4...
Forum: Machining 10-20-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,422
Posted By toprecycler
I guess this is the reason he kept saying he...

I guess this is the reason he kept saying he wanted to get 3 phase from the power company in the beginning.


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Forum: Fabrication 10-19-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,800
Posted By toprecycler
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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-19-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By toprecycler
Some neat adjustable wrench’s there. And here...

Some neat adjustable wrench’s there. And here when I seen one Home Depot a couple of years ago with a reversible jaw, I thought they came up with something new. I guess the old saying there really...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-10-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By toprecycler
So the lesson is, do not stop at the first “no”....

So the lesson is, do not stop at the first “no”. Keep calling back until someone different says yes, We can get that.

Nice persistence.


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Forum: Machining 10-09-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By toprecycler
If it is just for home use, unless you need super...

If it is just for home use, unless you need super tight tolerances, it probably would be fine to turn 2/3rds of the pin to 1.490”. As long as you can get grease into it, you probably will not notice...
Forum: Machining 10-08-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By toprecycler
That is a new style for me too. Looks...

That is a new style for me too. Looks interesting. Guess you need a 6 axis Dro for that one.[emoji4]


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Forum: Welding 10-06-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By toprecycler
A coworker made up a piece of leather that would...

A coworker made up a piece of leather that would clip to the back of his helmet that would draped over the back of his helmet when he was welding outside. I think it just snapped on. You will want...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By toprecycler
Modified existing cylinder could be an option...

Modified existing cylinder could be an option too. If it comes to it, I will get you the number of the guy that does the quoting.


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Forum: Welding 10-01-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By toprecycler
The overhead weld looks presentable. Looks like...

The overhead weld looks presentable. Looks like one pinhole in one edge. Edges could be straighter, but nothing burning another 50 lbs of rod will not cure.[emoji4]

I think you are doing good. As...
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