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Forum: Welding 09-11-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Gadgeteer
Repair should work quite well to support those...

Repair should work quite well to support those little deer you have in Texas.:)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Gadgeteer
Yes, screen needs to turn 24/7, during the time...

Yes, screen needs to turn 24/7, during the time that trout fry are in the creek. Screen keeps fry from getting into irrigation ditch, and becoming fertilizer. Thousands of dollars are spent to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By Gadgeteer
I fixed our microwave oven a few years ago by...

I fixed our microwave oven a few years ago by disconnecting and re-connecting as many of the spade connectors as I could find. Failed 2 weeks, later. Unhooked spade connectors, again, and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Gadgeteer
That helps. Gear motor will be slowly...

That helps.

Gear motor will be slowly rotating a tubular fish screen about 8' X 30". Here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=25&v=ppgFKB_CmVs) is the screen in action, but has been...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-23-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Gadgeteer
Solar power for dc motor

Wondering... if anyone has any experience with tapping solar power to run a 1/4 or 1/2 hp dc motor. Thanks ahead for any info.
Forum: Machining 06-29-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gadgeteer
With final drive pulley attached.

With final drive pulley attached.
Forum: Machining 06-29-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gadgeteer
A few photos of the post drill.

A few photos of the post drill.
Forum: Machining 06-24-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gadgeteer
Tried to get some photos of the drill and the...

Tried to get some photos of the drill and the self-off control mechanism, but it was just too dark in the old garage that used to shelter horse teams for the stage coach stop on the property. I'll...
Forum: Machining 06-21-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gadgeteer
I've got the post drill model of this drill. It...

I've got the post drill model of this drill. It is a real hoot to use. I added an infinitely adjustable sliding microswitch, which controls a relay to turn the drill off when the desired bore depth...
Forum: Machining 06-21-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By Gadgeteer
The ads state that the drills bore from 0 to 1...

The ads state that the drills bore from 0 to 1 1/2".
Forum: Fabrication 05-27-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By Gadgeteer
I'd sure like to see a photo of that, if you have...

I'd sure like to see a photo of that, if you have time. :)
Forum: Fabrication 05-27-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By Gadgeteer
Soil grows, as vegetation decays, becoming humus....

Soil grows, as vegetation decays, becoming humus. I think worms play a part in churning everything into dirt. This is why yards, and pastures increase in height every year.
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By Gadgeteer
Bingo! Item has multiple, opposing holes, just...

Bingo! Item has multiple, opposing holes, just like those in photo. Thanks!

Now, I'll have to find a video to see them in action.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-15-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By Gadgeteer
Pre-pneumatic...

...roofing.
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By Gadgeteer
What is it?

Someone made it. Sister-in-law found it in an antique shop... thought it was cute. Me, too.
Forum: Fabrication 05-13-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By Gadgeteer
Mower 5th Wheel

Height differential between sidewalk and dirt, which has grown, considerably, in 40 years made mowing awkward. So, I added a 5th wheel to the mower to allow for leveling of mower deck, as I zip...
Forum: Welding 04-18-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By Gadgeteer
Can't imagine even trying aluminum tig without a...

Can't imagine even trying aluminum tig without a pedal. Aluminum tig requires finessing the arc/puddle by nursing the pedal up and down. Once proficiency is attained, aluminum tig is funner than...
Forum: Welding 04-01-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,613
Posted By Gadgeteer
I'm going to re-invigorate this thread, because I...

I'm going to re-invigorate this thread, because I just had another bottle of Argon contaminated by water (I suspect). Same old story... this gas worked just fine, until bottle hit 500 psi. Then, my...
Forum: Fabrication 03-13-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By Gadgeteer
A 3-D printer would have been handy to produce...

A 3-D printer would have been handy to produce the cam, too.
Forum: Welding 02-21-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,076
Posted By Gadgeteer
If you can look inside with a mirror, or...

If you can look inside with a mirror, or endoscope, and the beads are gray, then the back-purge was not adequate. If he cooked the outside, you can bet the inside is the same.

You need a full...
Forum: Fabrication 02-07-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,483
Posted By Gadgeteer
I think I'd have to figure a way to put a roof...

I think I'd have to figure a way to put a roof over that nice rack... perhaps, build a shed around it.:)
Forum: Welding 02-04-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,284
Posted By Gadgeteer
Ace Hardware has drawers full of O-rings.

Ace Hardware has drawers full of O-rings.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-20-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Gadgeteer
The regulator wasn't added until my son returned...

The regulator wasn't added until my son returned to help in troubleshooting, so the Rodeo just sat, unused. The car has been running fine ever since modifying the regulator output voltage. Since...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-20-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By Gadgeteer
The Rest Of The Story

I suppose some of y'all will remember the tale (https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=45403) of my bucking Rodeo from a few years ago, which made for a very frustrating and amusing...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-10-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By Gadgeteer
Tool Storage Cabinet

Just passing along these photos, as an example of what tool storage can look like. Cabinet is all metal... diy.
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