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Forum: Welding 09-30-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By USMCPOP
Just DAMN! :D

Just DAMN! :D
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 09-30-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By USMCPOP
The older I get, the more I like my 2 ounce ball...

The older I get, the more I like my 2 ounce ball pein hammer.

Beautiful work, Jenn, and lots of it!
Forum: Fabrication 09-25-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By USMCPOP
Job well done.

Job well done.
Forum: Welding 09-24-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By USMCPOP
From the linked article: Gas shielded flux...

From the linked article:

Gas shielded flux cored wires can easily meet the mechanical property requirements in a wide range of welding applications. In comparison, the mechanical properties you...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-17-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By USMCPOP
I uses Pass & Seymour outlets (20A) and switches...

I uses Pass & Seymour outlets (20A) and switches in my garage addition about 15 years ago. Don't remember the grade but very nice.
Forum: Fabrication 07-17-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,402
Posted By USMCPOP
You have talent. And patience. And an eye for...

You have talent. And patience. And an eye for these sort of things. Well done, Sir.
Forum: Welding 05-11-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,390
Posted By USMCPOP
I worked at a motorcycle/boat dealer in my youth....

I worked at a motorcycle/boat dealer in my youth. The boat mechanic had a little garden tractor with a ball on the back to run the boats on trailers inside to the test tank. He sat backwards on the...
Forum: Welding 05-11-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,390
Posted By USMCPOP
Jack, perhaps you could make something...

Jack, perhaps you could make something (removeable or fold away) akin to the snow plow marker guides that would stick out to where you could see them in the mirrors.
Forum: Machining 03-29-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,906
Posted By USMCPOP
Speaking of beached freighters, here's the latest...

Speaking of beached freighters, here's the latest maritime disaster.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-26-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,383
Posted By USMCPOP
B/G stands for Brodhead-Garrett Co.. They are...

B/G stands for Brodhead-Garrett Co.. They are still around and primarily sell to schools. https://store.schoolspecialty.com/OA_HTML/xxssi_ibeBrandPage.jsp?docName=V700807&minisite=10206
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-10-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By USMCPOP
Here's a catalog. Boxes on page A34, covers on...

Here's a catalog. Boxes on page A34, covers on A35.

http://www.lawoolley.com/pdf/steel_city_boxes.pdf
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-02-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,452
Posted By USMCPOP
Everything from everyone varies, in my experience.

Everything from everyone varies, in my experience.
Forum: Machining 02-27-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,324
Posted By USMCPOP
Oliver, good to know it works after all this time.

Oliver, good to know it works after all this time.
Forum: Fabrication 02-24-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,052
Posted By USMCPOP
How about a wood planing competition? One guy...

How about a wood planing competition? One guy got a shaving 0.0002" thick.

https://youtu.be/zs9X-XzFGHI
Forum: Fabrication 02-23-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,052
Posted By USMCPOP
Wood ash and rice straw ash have been used for...

Wood ash and rice straw ash have been used for ages when welding. Ashes do have a lot of fine silica. Wood ashes also contain sodium carbonate, which acts as a flux for silica. It lowers the...
Forum: Fabrication 02-22-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,686
Posted By USMCPOP
Some years back I saw a NOS Koike O/A cutting...

Some years back I saw a NOS Koike O/A cutting torch for about $50. Should have bought it.
Forum: Fabrication 02-22-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,052
Posted By USMCPOP
Japanese tool making porn - traditional blacksmithing

Wow.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-46Go1DKos&feature=emb_logo
Forum: Machining 02-17-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By USMCPOP
I once ordered a box of 1-2-3 blocks from ENCO. ...

I once ordered a box of 1-2-3 blocks from ENCO. Supposed to be one pair. I got a big heavy carton. I think it was a case of a dozen (2 dozen?) pair.

Back then I got a 12" x 18" x 3" and about...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-22-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,928
Posted By USMCPOP
:) I can squat just fine, thank you. Getting...

:) I can squat just fine, thank you. Getting back up is the problem. Last time I lifted the anvil about 8" to put on a cart was 15+ years ago, and that was a struggle. It has to be at least...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-22-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 18,928
Posted By USMCPOP
I just had a couple large red Oak trees taken...

I just had a couple large red Oak trees taken down. I have a number of rounds of 16-18" diameter or more and the same length. I'm finally going to get my anvil off the floor.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-22-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,990
Posted By USMCPOP
A quick glance at those 10K Warn winches shows...

A quick glance at those 10K Warn winches shows them to be about 5 or more HP motors. That's about 3,700 Watts - over 300A @ 12v. Probably a good bit more at at stall until they get cranking. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By USMCPOP
I have a Rockwell like that. Big pulley is appx...

I have a Rockwell like that. Big pulley is appx 7" OD, small one about 3" OD. Can't see the motor RPM offhand as it's stuffed in a corner behind a 2,400 lb vertical mill.

I got it off...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-26-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,154
Posted By USMCPOP
Rail anchor.

Rail anchor.
Forum: Machining 12-22-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,090
Posted By USMCPOP
I didn't know, but they also got a new Haas VF-3...

I didn't know, but they also got a new Haas VF-3 recently. That's 4 machines to babysit, though he has a helper now.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-20-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,273
Posted By USMCPOP
Some rails are head-hardened to a depth. Worn...

Some rails are head-hardened to a depth. Worn rails can get to looking funny.
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