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Forum: Fabrication 05-15-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By cramd
Here it is again................rattle canned and...

Here it is again................rattle canned and put to work.
Forum: Fabrication 05-02-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By cramd
Another one of those things that gets filed in a...

Another one of those things that gets filed in a dark place with all the Round Tuits :p.
Forum: Fabrication 05-02-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By cramd
I used to haul pipe and digging/backfilling/pipe...

I used to haul pipe and digging/backfilling/pipe handling equipment, so tying something down securely is second nature to me any more. So is flagging overhanging material, unlike some of the twits I...
Forum: Fabrication 05-02-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By cramd
Thanks for rotating those, your efforts are much...

Thanks for rotating those, your efforts are much appreciated. Sure beats rotating the computer or trying to bend my stiff neck around enough to see them properly :D.
Forum: Fabrication 05-02-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By cramd
Thanks for the tutorial Rod. The frustrating part...

Thanks for the tutorial Rod. The frustrating part is that I had the damn phone vertical with the "shutter" button at the bottom. All the pictures I took on the phone are oriented properly in the...
Forum: Fabrication 05-01-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By cramd
A couple more pics. Everything is welded out,...

A couple more pics. Everything is welded out, only took about two hours or a little better to cut everything square, fit up, cut to length, cut some more and try it out for real on the truck.
I...
Forum: Fabrication 05-01-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By cramd
Another new project............truck bed extender

I have been changing out the 29 year old trim in the house a couple of pieces at a time for a while now, but since selling my boat, I can afford to buy a larger quantity at a time now.
One thing...
Forum: Machining 04-27-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By cramd
I downloaded several that looked to me to be...

I downloaded several that looked to me to be something I might use in the future.
Thanks Gerry.
Forum: Fabrication 04-27-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By cramd
For me, or for unnamed other people:devil:

For me, or for unnamed other people:devil:
Forum: Fabrication 04-26-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By cramd
Bird feeder hangar

The boss wanted a hangar of some sort to hang feeders for Baltimore Orioles and Hummingbirds from our deck, and was going to buy something. I knew we had a couple of old plant hangars in the resource...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-26-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,182
Posted By cramd
I will preface my story with the disclosure that...

I will preface my story with the disclosure that I have had 3 engineers in my family, one mechanical, one civil and one chemical,so have no particular bias toward engineers in general.
I will say...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-26-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,297
Posted By cramd
I'm using Blue Driver with an IPhone 6S, and I am...

I'm using Blue Driver with an IPhone 6S, and I am quite pleased with how that code reader works. I have used it for ABS codes and it read them as well as checking for other codes. Worth the money as...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-23-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,383
Posted By cramd
Those last few days after the gettin' close part...

Those last few days after the gettin' close part go faster than you think.
I retired, for a couple of years, then got an offer I couldn't refuse from a friend and went back to work part time, only...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-17-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By cramd
When I changed the leaking water pump on my...

When I changed the leaking water pump on my Duramax last spring, I had been looking on line for a tool to remove the fan clutch, found several but didn't care for the pricing and delivery charges.
I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-16-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By cramd
That cabinet should prove useful in a new shop....

That cabinet should prove useful in a new shop. Looks to be in fairly decent condition overall, and even better, no missing drawers.
Forum: Fabrication 04-16-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,055
Posted By cramd
Right now, I can think of another variety related...

Right now, I can think of another variety related to your first one: I use to could lift it (to paraphrase Jeff Foxworthy) :( .
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-16-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,383
Posted By cramd
I've been using Mobil Unirex EP2 for years. I buy...

I've been using Mobil Unirex EP2 for years. I buy it by the case (I think there's 10 tubes per case); cheaper than buying it at some hardware store or wherever by the tube.
The main reason I...
Forum: Fabrication 04-16-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,174
Posted By cramd
I thought about buying a pricey helmet when I...

I thought about buying a pricey helmet when I first got my stick welder, but decided to try a Hobart hood from the local Peavey Mart. For all the welding I do, the hood works just fine, and I have no...
Forum: Machining 04-12-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,963
Posted By cramd
I use a Drill Dr., exact model number I don't...

I use a Drill Dr., exact model number I don't remember right now for my drill bits up to 1/2", and it does a decent enough job for my purposes.

I don't have many bits larger than 1/2"; really...
Forum: Welding 04-12-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,854
Posted By cramd
I somehow think that option is not what he had in...

I somehow think that option is not what he had in mind :D.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-09-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By cramd
Lest the air bleed out. Well you would not...

Lest the air bleed out.
Well you would not want that nasty air to bleed out would you:devil:
If it did you would not be able to join the frustrated grease gun throwers club

Like you, I have...
Forum: Fabrication 04-09-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,804
Posted By cramd
That process of spending a bunch of time getting...

That process of spending a bunch of time getting something fit to work with before actually doing any work sounds all too familiar. Can't say I ever minded too much, as I do like to fix things.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-31-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By cramd
It has gotten to the point in Western Canada that...

It has gotten to the point in Western Canada that you have two main methods of getting from Point A to Point B, namely drive yourself, or fly.
As has been pointed out already, passenger rail...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-31-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By cramd
In the past I have had hand pump grease guns...

In the past I have had hand pump grease guns refuse to feed , even with a new cartridge in them. I quickly got sick and tired of trying to bleed air out of them with spring pressure alone, generally...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-31-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 926
Posted By cramd
I believe we have a resident vise cleaning...

I believe we have a resident vise cleaning consultant on staff should you have any questions on specific concerns or tactics :D.
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