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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 963
Posted By Farmersamm
I guess the only saving grace is that the stud...

I guess the only saving grace is that the stud puller allows you to apply torque where the stud enters the casting, eliminating all the flex you'd have by using double nuts on the full length stud. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 963
Posted By Farmersamm
Those things scare the crap out of me. Have used...

Those things scare the crap out of me. Have used them many times, and it's a crap shoot.

If the damn thing doesn't come out easy, the hard torque you need to apply can sometimes snap the stud...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By Farmersamm
Mazca M50 5spd

Before I get outta here.

Anyone that still has these old trannies in their truck will find this about the best video out there on a total rebuild.

Found it some time back. I have an output...
Forum: Welding 08-15-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Farmersamm
It's the Esab Coreshield 11 coming. I tend...

It's the Esab Coreshield 11 coming.

I tend to run wire all over the board settings wise. I'm so damn used to stick welding that I just flip the switch and go. Sometimes I'm a bit hot, and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Farmersamm
The whole issue got me interested in hydraulics,...

The whole issue got me interested in hydraulics, something I know just about nothing about. Been reading a bit, but not really sure I'm comprehending what I'm reading :)

Partial reading list of...
Forum: Welding 08-15-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Farmersamm
Makes sense to me I guess. Not like it's the...

Makes sense to me I guess. Not like it's the Space Shuttle.

Used to really like Weldmark wire, and I discovered it was made by Esab. I'm thinking it's this stuff...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Farmersamm
I resent that remark :D Or, maybe I resemble...

I resent that remark :D

Or, maybe I resemble that remark :D

http://www.farmersamm.com/welding-3/baler-tongue-and-jack-repair/
Forum: Machining 08-15-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By Farmersamm
It's hard to forget you have a lathe WHEN YET...

It's hard to forget you have a lathe WHEN YET AGAIN YA GOT SOMETHING THAT NEEDS TURNING, AND YOU SET EYES ON YOUR LATHE THAT'S STILL IN PIECES :mad:

:D
Forum: Welding 08-15-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Farmersamm
Switchover from Stick to Wire

I never thought I'd do it, but I'm thinking it's time to find a good wire.

After work trials on the new grapple, K'kins and I thought it would maybe be a good idea to try to market a few. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Farmersamm
That's a real heads-up. I need to pay attention...

That's a real heads-up. I need to pay attention to my mounts, and all other stuff under there. Here I thought I was immune to it on my Oliver :o
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-14-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Farmersamm
Is that a bathtub frame, or is the motor actually...

Is that a bathtub frame, or is the motor actually part of the support for the tractor?

My Oliver has a separate bathtub frame, and it supports the machine. Not like my Case which is supported by...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-14-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Farmersamm
I've pulled stuff out of hydraulic assemblies,...

I've pulled stuff out of hydraulic assemblies, and found rust damage on threads. Like yours.....always the last few threads.

An amazing amount of water gets into hydraulics. Usually through the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-14-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Farmersamm
Taming Hydraulic Cylinder

Had a badly jerking cylinder, and wouldn't put the machine in the field until the problem was solved.

I obtained some blank restrictors, and drilled two of them to different sizes.
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Forum: Fabrication 08-11-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
Most recent A500 delivery to my guy was,...

Most recent A500 delivery to my guy was, according to the MTR, rated at Class B>C. This is what they normally buy he said. He's a good guy, and hunted up the MTR's.

Tubing I'm using is...
Forum: Fabrication 08-10-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
I had some sort of theory about proportioning,...

I had some sort of theory about proportioning, and glad someone actually knows what's happening.

I spent the good part of the morning trying to locate a simple $5 restrictor coupling. Guys over...
Forum: Fabrication 08-09-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
MOVING ON TO OTHER ISSUES:D Got it all done...

MOVING ON TO OTHER ISSUES:D

Got it all done (except for shielding the hydraulics), fired it up, and tested the additional reinforcement at the front of the jaw. Works like a charm. Eliminated...
Forum: Fabrication 08-09-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
Oh yeah...….the plates on the tubing connections...

Oh yeah...….the plates on the tubing connections are symmetrical top and bottom. More of an effort to keep heat input symmetrical when welding than any other reason. I suppose it is better to do...
Forum: Fabrication 08-09-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
Hell, I dunno……..I might be calling it the wrong...

Hell, I dunno……..I might be calling it the wrong thing.

To me, a cover plate is reinforcement of the flange by adding an additional plate top/bottom if possible, OR limiting it to the tension side...
Forum: Fabrication 08-09-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
Speaking of cover plates. I first started...

Speaking of cover plates.

I first started experimenting with them about a lifetime ago it seems.

Added a 3/16 cover plate to the backside of the column, which is in tension, and virtually...
Forum: Fabrication 08-09-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,630
Posted By Farmersamm
Been so self absorbed in my own problems, forgot...

Been so self absorbed in my own problems, forgot to say it looks really good.
Forum: Fabrication 08-09-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
Thanks guys, I know it's like beating a dead...

Thanks guys, I know it's like beating a dead horse.

I just went ahead, and added the crossmember at the front of the grapple arms. When you're beat, you're beat. There's a reason just about all...
Forum: Fabrication 08-07-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
That is a great article. Glad you found it. ...

That is a great article. Glad you found it. Clears it all up for me.

So......yield isn't a problem here. It survives the strain just fine.

Not knowing the fatigue life of the material, I'd...
Forum: Fabrication 08-07-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
Now it's down to old school I'm thinking. ...

Now it's down to old school I'm thinking.

Put the damn thing in load, and grab a straightedge, and see just where it's moving, then do a mental smoogie to guestimate the stress/deflection, using...
Forum: Fabrication 08-07-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
Had to re-upload pic #2 cause the watermark...

Had to re-upload pic #2 cause the watermark obscured the data in lower left corner.
Forum: Fabrication 08-07-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,301
Posted By Farmersamm
So, this is informative :rolleyes: Doesn't...

So, this is informative :rolleyes:

Doesn't take into account the axle torque reaction, or the reaction of the other levers :rolleyes:

Using deflection definitely ain't the way to go. The damn...
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