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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 867
Posted By arizonian
Speaking of whips, a short buggy whip mounted on...

Speaking of whips, a short buggy whip mounted on the tail of the trailer would let you know where the rear of the trailer is. The brand, Buggy Whip, is pretty expensive, should be able to find a...
Forum: Fabrication 05-12-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By arizonian
When dealing with metal color (steel), you have...

When dealing with metal color (steel), you have to know what causes what. Mill scale is oxidized metal formed during the manufacturing process. Pickling will remove the scale as will grinding....
Forum: Welding 05-04-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By arizonian
Approximate Forces acting at the end of the...

Approximate Forces acting at the end of the barrel:

50x50 x pi / 4 x 90 psi = 177,000 lbs. Are you willing to risk those numbers without engineering calculations and review?
Forum: Welding 05-04-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By arizonian
You need a certified shop with an ASME pressure...

You need a certified shop with an ASME pressure vessel rating and hydrotesting and engineering calculations to back it up. As far as the round end being replaced with a flat plate, the ends are round...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-04-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By arizonian
Thanks, all. mccutter, that is exactly what...

Thanks, all.

mccutter, that is exactly what I was worried about. I picked up 24 12oz cans and figured that will last me not forever but awhile into the future. I don't think I'd ever need a 30lb...
Forum: Fabrication 05-02-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By arizonian
Pillow blocks are what size? Knives off the shelf?

Pillow blocks are what size? Knives off the shelf?
Forum: Fabrication 05-02-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By arizonian
Very cool. Video plays upside down. Filmed in...

Very cool. Video plays upside down. Filmed in Australia/New Zealand?

Pillow blocks are what size? Knives off the shelf?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-01-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By arizonian
SuperTech Refrigerant R134A

Are the Walmart brand refrigerants SuperTech R134A as good as the name brand refrigerants such as ThermoKing, Chemours and Interdynamics? The local Neighborhood Walmart has them on the shelf,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-12-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,410
Posted By arizonian
Definitely not DEF dependant. I don't want one...

Definitely not DEF dependant. I don't want one and will go backwards if the time ever comes to replace my '03 Six.Slo.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-12-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By arizonian
Never split a tractor, but the coolest idea I've...

Never split a tractor, but the coolest idea I've seen is to use bulldog type trailer jacks bolted to the engine block/frame rails to keep the halves from falling on the floor.
Forum: Welding 04-12-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By arizonian
Wouldn't hurt to blow the dust and cobwebs out of...

Wouldn't hurt to blow the dust and cobwebs out of it while you have the covers off. A corrosion free spool of wire and you're good to go.
Forum: Fabrication 04-05-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,362
Posted By arizonian
Thanks. You're not telling us anything...

Thanks.

You're not telling us anything subliminal, are you?
Forum: Fabrication 04-04-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,473
Posted By arizonian
Gripstrut...

Gripstrut (https://gratingpacific.com/product/grip-strut-plank-grating/)
Forum: Welding 03-24-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By arizonian
Reverse polarity (electrode positive) is the...

Reverse polarity (electrode positive) is the correct polarity for 7018. I wouldn't bother with the 6010 at all, just increase your bevel size by another 1/8". For something you're going to beat on,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-11-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By arizonian
Do you have enough to stack 2 channels in a Z...

Do you have enough to stack 2 channels in a Z configuration and stitch weld them together to get 6" edge to edge?

One beam high, one beam low running the long way made with 2 channels Z'd...
Forum: Welding 03-09-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,748
Posted By arizonian
Hurry up and wait?

Hurry up and wait?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-06-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By arizonian
Nailed it. Not all clamping is vertical. If you...

Nailed it. Not all clamping is vertical. If you put a board on the workbench against a stop and push sideways on it, it will stay put while you do whatever.

Sometimes the "w" can be substituted to...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-04-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By arizonian
Oh, hell, let's go way off topic. Beware of...

Oh, hell, let's go way off topic.

Beware of Doug. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsLY5RNL3is)

You're welcome.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-04-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By arizonian
Damn, Chris, another rabbit hole I've wandered...

Damn, Chris, another rabbit hole I've wandered down. I'll be back in a while.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-04-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By arizonian
My Ryerson catalog does not say actual, but it...

My Ryerson catalog does not say actual, but it does have a section in the appendix for allowable tolerances. If a manufacturer shows a dimension in a catalog, I will take that as gospel WRT...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-02-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,233
Posted By arizonian
Page 3 of the Western BCI and VersaLam Specifier...

Page 3 of the Western BCI and VersaLam Specifier download shows actual dimensions. That's where I would start. I look at it as the same as going to a Ryerson steel catalog and finding out a W14x283...
Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,507
Posted By arizonian
I had a hammer that shed it's outer skin years...

I had a hammer that shed it's outer skin years ago. I never knew there was a warranty replacement, but then again I did not pay for the hammer in the first place.
Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,362
Posted By arizonian
There were no plans. What I found online was too...

There were no plans. What I found online was too ornate and $$$ to boot. I drew up my own plans on PAD (Pencil Aided Design).

I did not have time for head and foot handles or I would have put them...
Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,362
Posted By arizonian
Thank You! I meant to add the interior...

Thank You!

I meant to add the interior photos but got called to dinner. See attached.
Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,362
Posted By arizonian
A Simple Pine Box

This is not the usual fabrication story. I was asked by my wife's brother to construct a pine box for his wife that died early Tuesday morning, Feb 16th, 2021. She had been bedridden for at least...
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