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Forum: Shop & Safety 06-09-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Maybe his shift key is stuck. :-) ...lew...

Maybe his shift key is stuck. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 06-04-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Lew Hartswick
First off he used the wrong tool (A pickle fork...

First off he used the wrong tool (A pickle fork is an automotive tool, he needed a pair of the appropriate "WEDGES"). Second he pried against the QUILL not the spindle.
In looking at the pictures,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-24-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Hummmm! < ECU's/ECMs/BCMs, > Wonder what he's...

Hummmm! < ECU's/ECMs/BCMs, > Wonder what he's talking about???
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I'll admit I haven't used a trig table in quite...

I'll admit I haven't used a trig table in quite while and there is another little book I'll probably not use ever, but it sure was handy back a long time ago.
"Tables of Integrals and other...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-20-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Hell! I thought everyone knew that. I must have...

Hell! I thought everyone knew that. I must have learned that so many years ago I can't remember when.
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-19-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Keith that quote is obviously from either a rank...

Keith that quote is obviously from either a rank beginner or he is just "funnin" you. :-) Us real electronic "whizzs" wouldn't think of using "nano" anything. We all grew up with micro and the next...
Forum: Machining 05-18-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Lew Hartswick
It sounds like there is a "Draw Bar" screwed into...

It sounds like there is a "Draw Bar" screwed into the chuck. Look at thetop of the spindle to see if there is. Then unscrew it. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 05-10-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,268
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Thank you Keith. :-) When the numbers get over 50...

Thank you Keith. :-) When the numbers get over 50 (which was the focal length of my camera lens) I need help .
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 05-08-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,268
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Boy and How!!! My first use of one of them was...

Boy and How!!! My first use of one of them was about 20 years ago when I started to volunteer at the high school shop. there was one on the 2" belt sander there and that was a "revelation". I was...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-27-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Take a look at my post in Off Topic "Pressure...

Take a look at my post in Off Topic "Pressure treated wood" .
...lew...
Forum: Machining 04-23-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,144
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Looks like most of the "Modern Art" I've seen...

Looks like most of the "Modern Art" I've seen around here.
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,357
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I had some chocolate / peanut butter ice cream...

I had some chocolate / peanut butter ice cream for a bedtime snack and didn't even do any welding let alone galvanized, last night. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-23-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By Lew Hartswick
It'll be cheeper to buy one at Ace than than the...

It'll be cheeper to buy one at Ace than than the postage. :-) My granddaughter in VA is the one who has an application for it and I'm heading there in a few days. Thanks.
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-22-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That vise looks just like the one I've had for...

That vise looks just like the one I've had for about 60 years except mine has "Craftsman" on the line where yours has those numbers. Every 5 or 6 years I remember to lube the screw and rods. :-)
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-17-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Thank you gentlemen. I shall have to hit Ace...

Thank you gentlemen. I shall have to hit Ace Hardware one of these days .
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-17-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By Lew Hartswick
OK Electrical device

Years ago there existed a device that screwed into a lamp socket that had two outlets and then a pull-chain switch followed by a lamp socket. Does that device still exist or has all the grounding...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-05-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,235
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I think Norm has it. Bet the round peg is 5/8"...

I think Norm has it. Bet the round peg is 5/8" that is the normal size of the hole on workbenches. The black jaw is a bit unusual. I suspect it was for a particular job.
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 03-03-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,645
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Well the old "If it ain't broke you cant fix it"...

Well the old "If it ain't broke you cant fix it" has a corollary, "If it ain't broke, break it so you can fix it" . :-)
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-03-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Lew Hartswick
A crankcase heater BUT it will add to electric...

A crankcase heater BUT it will add to electric bill .
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 02-23-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By Lew Hartswick
As a text only (hard of hearing) person, the...

As a text only (hard of hearing) person, the "Closed Captions" do leave a bit of "interpreting" to do but a few of the sentences still don't make sense. The biggest unknown one is, what is "ankle...
Forum: Fabrication 02-23-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By Lew Hartswick
That hatchet head was amazing . The whole thing...

That hatchet head was amazing . The whole thing was but that part was the most!!!!
...lew...
Forum: Machining 02-16-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 27,059
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Good to see you back. I've wondered several time...

Good to see you back. I've wondered several time what happened to you and even ask on the board with no reply. Sorry for the recent weather that must be a real bugger to remember the nice...
Forum: Machining 02-06-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,249
Posted By Lew Hartswick
A couple of pix of the tool ( Holdridge Radii...

A couple of pix of the tool ( Holdridge Radii Cutter ) with the first model of my cutter to do the balls. NOTE there followed model 2 and model 3 that shrunk the size to about a quarter of that...
Forum: Machining 02-04-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Tht example wasn't centered very well :-) A...

Tht example wasn't centered very well :-) A simple heavy weight on the top of the wheel would have helped a lot and a captivated restraint would have been even better. :-) But the idea is there...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-31-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,501
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Having spent most of my life in electronics, I...

Having spent most of my life in electronics, I think my guess is somewhat better than the "stab in the dark". :-)
...lew...
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