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Forum: Machining Today, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By toprecycler
Thanks Gerry, that looks like it. At least I know...

Thanks Gerry, that looks like it. At least I know I can get one now.


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Forum: Machining Today, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By toprecycler
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Forum: Machining Today, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By toprecycler
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Forum: Machining Today, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By toprecycler
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More pics
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Forum: Machining Today, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By toprecycler
CINCINNATI 2 MI Vertical mill help

I have this old CINCINNATI 2 MI Vertical mill at work. It was old USAF surplus 25 years ago when my shop acquired it. It does 85% of the shops milking needs. I have a smaller Bridgeport style also in...
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By toprecycler
+1. Maybe I should talk my boss into getting a...

+1. Maybe I should talk my boss into getting a diamond wheel instead of the green wheel for hand sharpening the carbide bits we use.




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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By toprecycler
Wow, you must have special pull there! ...

Wow, you must have special pull there!


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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By toprecycler
I remember someone saying it was like a Star Wars...

I remember someone saying it was like a Star Wars laser gun sound. After I heard that description, now that is what I hear when I use my powcon.[emoji4]


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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 06:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,108
Posted By toprecycler
Thanks Bubba. Nice to hear. Always good to have a...

Thanks Bubba. Nice to hear. Always good to have a real persons review.

Brian.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-04-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By toprecycler
His is still a step above a wheelbarrow and a...

His is still a step above a wheelbarrow and a hoe. Gotta take the scores when you can. And still leave room for more improvements.[emoji4]


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Forum: Shop & Safety 12-03-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,108
Posted By toprecycler
Looking good. A little heat is always nice. ...

Looking good. A little heat is always nice.

As a side note, how do you like that badlands winch? My winch just died on my trailer, and I was looking at the bigger ones the other day. Just depends...
Forum: Machining 12-03-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,083
Posted By toprecycler
Pics of the plate I c-clamped and hit against....

Pics of the plate I c-clamped and hit against. Will try to add video of dial indicator later.153305153306153307153308


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Forum: Machining 12-03-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,083
Posted By toprecycler
Thank you Gwhiz and Digr! I took your...

Thank you Gwhiz and Digr! I took your suggestions and took a hammer to it first today. I mounted the disc first though and then clamped a piece of 1/2x 4 CR Flat plate to face of disc to beat on...
Forum: Machining 12-02-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,083
Posted By toprecycler
Now you have me thinking another way. Hmmm ...

Now you have me thinking another way. Hmmm


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Forum: Machining 12-02-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,083
Posted By toprecycler
Well, it seems that I made things worse. I should...

Well, it seems that I made things worse. I should have checked the motor shaft for runout before trueing up the disc plate. The shaft right at the motor has about .005” runout, at the end is about...
Forum: Fabrication 12-02-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By toprecycler
Hossfeld Bender Die Sizing vs results

Randy,

Good thing I don’t live closer to you for your last statement.....[emoji4]


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Forum: Machining 12-02-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,083
Posted By toprecycler
One other thing I did was put a couple of hard...

One other thing I did was put a couple of hard drive magnets on back side of plate face as I was turning it. I think if I had more, it would have helped dampen the vibration.

I was thinking on...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-02-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,562
Posted By toprecycler
Looking good. Stay safe working in the snow. I...

Looking good. Stay safe working in the snow. I remember working on the steel building last January, and I was in a hurry and my feet went straight out from underneath me. Perfect 4 point landing....
Forum: Fabrication 12-01-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By toprecycler
There was a bit of a learning curve to figure out...

There was a bit of a learning curve to figure out the bends. It would be good to take notes on what your were doing and what you ended up with.

I bent angle iron maybe twice before, and it was a...
Forum: Machining 11-30-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,083
Posted By toprecycler
This is my next plan. Sent from my iPhone...

This is my next plan.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 11-30-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,562
Posted By toprecycler
Dang, I had to google Bull Pin. I know them as a...

Dang, I had to google Bull Pin. I know them as a spud wrench, with an open end wrench on one side, or drift pin. I picked up a couple adjustable wrenches that have the the drift pin as the handle at...
Forum: Machining 11-29-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,083
Posted By toprecycler
I did manage to get it faced on both sides before...

I did manage to get it faced on both sides before we were sent home to get an early start on the 4 day weekend.

I just need to make a spacer washer so the plate can’t bottom out and have the motor...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-28-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,562
Posted By toprecycler
I hear you on the quality of help out there. Wish...

I hear you on the quality of help out there. Wish I was closer. I would cone help.

The plans can get confusing, especially when you find a mistake or two, and then the supplier forgets a certain...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-28-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 30,449
Posted By toprecycler
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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-28-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By toprecycler
I was thinking the same thing. Sent...

I was thinking the same thing.



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