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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Today, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
That is why they use silicones in spacecraft. ...

That is why they use silicones in spacecraft. They dont boil off in vacuum,
or freeze when really cold. Also good dielectrics if you dont pollute them
with MoS2.

Moly is over used in...
Forum: Machining Today, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Oh and clean that lathe up, it looks shitty and...

Oh and clean that lathe up, it looks shitty and rusty.
Forum: Machining Today, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Timmy the dumb fuck is at it again... Read...

Timmy the dumb fuck is at it again...

Read what Keith wrote, very rarely should run a steady on the mill surface. Mill stock is not round concentric or straight.





Wow, you still have A...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Yeah same shit I got. Latest formula...

Yeah same shit I got.


Latest formula revision for snake oil. Environmentally friendly, carbon neutral, vegan, gluten free, soy free, nut free, certified organic and ketogenic.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 242
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
That stuff is just silicone grease with pixie...

That stuff is just silicone grease with pixie dust, they moly does nothing for you. Standard brake grease is fine.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-18-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,737
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I put a frost wall down below the frost line. My...

I put a frost wall down below the frost line. My posted are bolted down as well,
I helped a farmer replace poles once when I was in HS, I learned something
important that summer...
Forum: Welding 10-18-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Weldcraft CS310 series Tig Torch.

So after about 15 years, I had to replace both hosed on my water cooled Tig
torch. Luckily Miller, who now owns Weldcraft, still supports the model. I
spent ~$200 on the two lines and a new...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-18-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,737
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
My next shop will have 16' minimum, maybe 18'

My next shop will have 16' minimum, maybe 18'
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-17-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Scotchman is still in business, have the serial...

Scotchman is still in business, have the serial number when you call them.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-16-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,737
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
surprised you dont have to have a...

surprised you dont have to have a tapered/thickened edge for a footer...
Forum: Machining 10-16-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Shop made boring bar.

Nice work.

I like the design.

https://youtu.be/xjNHjjanehc

Doubt I will ever need something like it...
Forum: Machining 10-14-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 758
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Hopefully they bought 2 of them...

Hopefully they bought 2 of them...
Forum: Machining 10-14-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 758
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Fresh eyes can be helpful. I need them...

Fresh eyes can be helpful.

I need them often as well.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-14-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I have been casually looking for a small lathe...

I have been casually looking for a small lathe like that for my son.
Nothing around here is coming up as a good option.
Forum: Machining 10-13-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 758
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Yeah pretty much what happened with me only, my...

Yeah pretty much what happened with me only, my buddy was me
the next morning after a good sleep and a cup of coffee in hand... :cool:
Forum: Machining 10-13-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 758
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Guess how I 'know' to look at that critically... ...

Guess how I 'know' to look at that critically... :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-13-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Very nice. It has a good new home!

Very nice.

It has a good new home!
Forum: Machining 10-13-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 758
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Your gears are not set up correctly. You...

Your gears are not set up correctly.

You have them set for DP and Module threads.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-13-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
The short answer is, No. Would you put dark...

The short answer is, No.

Would you put dark thread cutting oil in your differential of your $60,000 truck?


There are 4 modes of lubrication.

Hydrodynamic
Elasto-hydrodynamic
Boundary...
Forum: Welding 10-06-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,044
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I have used AlOx wheels, silicon carbide wheels...

I have used AlOx wheels, silicon carbide wheels and diamond wheels. They all
work fine. But if you are grinding tungsten everyday the diamond wheel will
save you money in the long run. I have...
Forum: Welding 10-05-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
The aluminum may be slower to react, due to...

The aluminum may be slower to react, due to aluminum oxide layer, but trust me it will react, bombs can be made with aluminum and sulfuric acid.

Chemistry.

You got luck on the magnesium, we...
Forum: Welding 10-04-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
There is some saying about horses and water...

There is some saying about horses and water...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-04-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Timmy, You don't know what a cold start...

Timmy,

You don't know what a cold start is... tell how it starts at -40°. :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 10-04-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Chris, I know you were thinking it... ;)

Chris,

I know you were thinking it... ;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-04-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Matt, do you feel better now? LOL

Matt, do you feel better now?

LOL
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