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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Dave Lee
I once, made a forge in a bucket, about 30 years...

I once, made a forge in a bucket, about 30 years ago. It was based on one in Popular Science magazine. It worked great!

Go to google books and look up June 1960. It's on page 140.


Dave
Forum: Machining 11-29-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,586
Posted By Dave Lee
Congratulations, Chris. Welcome to the world of...

Congratulations, Chris. Welcome to the world of the round column PITA.


Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-25-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,187
Posted By Dave Lee
A few years back, someone on here made one out of...

A few years back, someone on here made one out of a snowblower. I don't remember who it was, though.


Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-15-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Dave Lee
I had a crack in my windshield in the spring. The...

I had a crack in my windshield in the spring. The Safelite web site said that they could fix anything up to about 6 inches. Mine was about 4. The place was nearby so, I went there. The woman took one...
Forum: Fabrication 11-15-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Dave Lee
Looks nice digr. Mr. Pete is building one now on...

Looks nice digr. Mr. Pete is building one now on youtube. Were you inspired?:)


Dave
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,653
Posted By Dave Lee
I like the looks of that model of IH truck. I...

I like the looks of that model of IH truck. I used to have an HO slot car with that model tow truck as a kid.


Dave
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-15-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,079
Posted By Dave Lee
Very nice shop but, my goodness, you're putting...

Very nice shop but, my goodness, you're putting us all to shame with your neatness!:eek:


Dave
Forum: Machining 10-13-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By Dave Lee
After you eat all that garlic, YOU may be the...

After you eat all that garlic, YOU may be the worst offender in your shop!:D:devil:

Sorry, I couldn't resist.

Dave
Forum: Fabrication 10-06-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By Dave Lee
Very nice indeed! Are those rivets a two piece...

Very nice indeed! Are those rivets a two piece arrangement?


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,756
Posted By Dave Lee
Nice work, indeed. Dave

Nice work, indeed.


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 08-27-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,756
Posted By Dave Lee
Gee Mr. Smoke, you gotta' lot of nice toys.:)

Gee Mr. Smoke, you gotta' lot of nice toys.:)
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-23-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,180
Posted By Dave Lee
Very nice indeed. I don't think it'll fit on a...

Very nice indeed. I don't think it'll fit on a sprocket anymore, though.;)


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,099
Posted By Dave Lee
Sounds just like a neighbor I had. He's dead now,...

Sounds just like a neighbor I had. He's dead now, thank goodness. I miss him like the plague. LOL.



Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-02-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,381
Posted By Dave Lee
Oh, what the heck, let's beat it some more!:D ...

Oh, what the heck, let's beat it some more!:D

www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWelvBF-DsA

And, if you're bound and determined to buy the cheap one, there's a surprise!
...
Forum: Machining 07-27-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,071
Posted By Dave Lee
A long time ago, I got ahold of a big chunk of...

A long time ago, I got ahold of a big chunk of round stock, about 7 or 8 inches in diameter. I suspect it must have been leaded steel. What a nice piece of material to turn. I was going in .100" on...
Forum: Fabrication 07-23-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By Dave Lee
Clever build, Digr. An acquaintance of mine, was...

Clever build, Digr. An acquaintance of mine, was in the national guard in the early 60's in the motor pool. He said they used to put sheets of greased sheet metal on the floor, roll the tires on it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-20-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,381
Posted By Dave Lee
Which Hazard Fraught grinders are you buying,...

Which Hazard Fraught grinders are you buying, Red, the black Drillmaster or the Chicago Electric? I guess, you'd call them the reddish/brown ones.

The Drillmaster ones are on sale with the coupon...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-20-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,381
Posted By Dave Lee
Yep, that's the one. Right now, I just don't do...

Yep, that's the one. Right now, I just don't do enough with one to justify buying it. I have an old Craftsman, "Industrial" 4 1/2" grinder that I bought back in the 80's. Remember when Sears hung the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-19-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,381
Posted By Dave Lee
Yeah, that's the one alright.

Yeah, that's the one alright.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-19-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,381
Posted By Dave Lee
I just watched a guy using this grinder on...

I just watched a guy using this grinder on "Jimbo's Garage" on youtube. He's heavily, into sponsorship but, I really like the switch placement and it goes for $203 with free shipping on the Fein...
Forum: Fabrication 07-11-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,664
Posted By Dave Lee
That's a neat idea. The last real job I had,...

That's a neat idea. The last real job I had, required the production people to make a bunch of holes in structural foam plastic. I got them hole saw mandrels from Sears that had an acme threaded...
Forum: Welding 07-06-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,207
Posted By Dave Lee
The trouble with these people is, they only know...

The trouble with these people is, they only know part numbers, nothing else. They also, have no reference materials that would give them dimensions. Heaven forbid, they go a little out of their way...
Forum: Welding 07-05-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,207
Posted By Dave Lee
If it's Craftsman, why not see if there's a...

If it's Craftsman, why not see if there's a replacement part available, just for the hell of it?

Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-04-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,459
Posted By Dave Lee
There's another style of transfer screw that I...

There's another style of transfer screw that I prefer. We had them in the tool & die shop. Go to Mc Master Carr's website and search for transfer screws. As you scroll down, they're the last two...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-02-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By Dave Lee
Some nut on youtube made a two wheeled trimmer...

Some nut on youtube made a two wheeled trimmer out of his angle grinder and used winch cable for the "string." :eek::eek::eek:


Dave
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