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Forum: Fabrication 11-23-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,160
Posted By Vern2
Smile milomilo, There it is.:eek: akabull, I...

milomilo,
There it is.:eek:

akabull,
I had thoughts of that, but the beam was very light.

allessence,

Lots of videos here. (http://www.enichesoftware.com/solar/index.htm)
Forum: Fabrication 11-21-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,160
Posted By Vern2
Smile Lifting 30' beam with a front loader

Could not find my previous thread on ideas of lifting a 30' wood beam with a tractor front loader. Thanks for all the help. Here is how it went. A little short video, but you'll get the idea. The...
Forum: Fabrication 09-12-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,819
Posted By Vern2
Smile digger, One of two sprocket projects below. ...

digger,

One of two sprocket projects below.

Why do I need an oxy torch? I guess I didn't say I needed a 1 1/4" chain, sorry. I was thinking more like 3/8" chain. The only thing I have to look...
Forum: Fabrication 09-11-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,819
Posted By Vern2
Smile digger, Looking good. This is a 4'x4'...

digger,

Looking good.

This is a 4'x4' table, mines a 2'x2', big enough for gears or sprockets. Sprocket cutting.[/URL [URL="http://youtu.be/zA3BiCvFV-c"]Sprocket software....
Forum: Fabrication 09-11-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,819
Posted By Vern2
Smile digger, How much work is it to match gear...

digger,

How much work is it to match gear teeth to chain? Talking about beveling and sprocket mounting hole?

Is there enough info in the chain spec to build a sprocket for someone buying and...
Forum: Fabrication 09-05-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,724
Posted By Vern2
Smile I'm thinking 3 axles, it will drag some tires....

I'm thinking 3 axles, it will drag some tires. :eek:

Nice Job!
Forum: Machining 09-04-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,125
Posted By Vern2
Smile Always looking for ways to create more room in...

Always looking for ways to create more room in small shop. Found portable bandsaw proved to be a good solution. I sold Craftsman 14" band saw. Slowest speed was 1600 fpm. To fast for any kind of...
Forum: Machining 09-04-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,125
Posted By Vern2
Smile Always looking for more room for small shop....

Always looking for more room for small shop. Found a portable bandsaw proved to be a good solution. :D

Shop layout, portable band saw center of shop, pic 1.

Video of bandsaw and small table,...
Forum: Fabrication 08-30-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,236
Posted By Vern2
Smile Rancherbill, Have found a couple of those...

Rancherbill,

Have found a couple of those tools at Lowe's in electrical. They have carbide tipped teeth, found one for 7/8" and 1 1/8", there for electrical conduit.
Forum: Fabrication 08-28-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,830
Posted By Vern2
Smile Tally, Looks like you used 1" expanded...

Tally,

Looks like you used 1" expanded steel, try some 1/2", the diamonds are a whole lot smaller, for use as grate.

Just a thought... Make it more like a smoker so the solid front door keeps...
Forum: Fabrication 08-27-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,406
Posted By Vern2
Smile Tally, Good job! Your customer will like it....

Tally,

Good job! Your customer will like it. :D
Forum: Welding 08-26-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,019
Posted By Vern2
Smile cutter, Wife's been helping me in the shop....

cutter,

Wife's been helping me in the shop. "Hand me the biggest Crescent wrench hanging up there." :eek: She's learning.
Forum: Fabrication 08-26-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,406
Posted By Vern2
Smile Tally, No welding, no cutting, no patch...

Tally,

No welding, no cutting, no patch work.

Looks to me you could use a HF 12 ton shop press. Lower press plate all the way to the bottom. Slide bent pallet fork into bottom of press. Build...
Forum: Fabrication 08-23-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,406
Posted By Vern2
Smile Tally, Picture 1 below is DIY link, building...

Tally,

Picture 1 below is DIY link, building pallet forks.

Picture 2 are forks I bought, lifting 1000lb lathe with 2" x 3" 1/4" wall.

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Regular mild steel , side plates and...
Forum: Fabrication 08-18-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,800
Posted By Vern2
Smile Originally Posted by Lu47Dan Kevin, nice...

Originally Posted by Lu47Dan

Kevin, nice work so far.
Drill a 3/8" weep hole on both ends underneath the axle to let air circulate to let it dry out.
It might be a good Idea to check the rear...
Forum: Fabrication 08-18-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,940
Posted By Vern2
Smile Great suggestions from all. I took the easy way...

Great suggestions from all. I took the easy way out and converted a HF 20 ton to a 30 ton. Had to do some cutting and welding to get the 30 ton jack installed where the 20 ton was mounted.

I found...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-09-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,898
Posted By Vern2
Smile rickairmedic, I've got one good arm now, was...

rickairmedic,

I've got one good arm now, was a weight lifter for 20 plus years. I carried my weights everywhere. I had to leave Viet Nam fast in the 60's, had to leave a set of weights in Nanng,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-08-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,898
Posted By Vern2
Smile rickairmedic, I'm not off grid, I use the...

rickairmedic,

I'm not off grid, I use the grid as my battery. I have two digital power meters. I get credit for my over generated power and even cash back if I want it, up to 120 percent of my...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-08-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,898
Posted By Vern2
Smile rickairmedic, Mac702, I'm grid tie, Feb 2014...

rickairmedic, Mac702,

I'm grid tie, Feb 2014 will have 4 years of zero electric bills, solar has paid me $5,400 so far, in two more years it will be $8,200. Will be moving up to 12k of solar this...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-08-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,898
Posted By Vern2
Smile rickairmedic, Wish you lived in my area, I...

rickairmedic,

Wish you lived in my area, I can not find a tech that will talk to me, much less work with me.

Rick the big thing for me is inverter technology. Your portable units will not work,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-08-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,898
Posted By Vern2
Smile Mac707, Thanks for your comments. I...

Mac707,

Thanks for your comments.

I know whats special about your fire arms training now, you own the school. I'd think it was special too.

My fire arms training came when Arizona enacted...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-07-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,898
Posted By Vern2
Smile rickairmedic, I live in Arizona, my...

rickairmedic,

I live in Arizona, my thermometer in the shade has been reading 110f degrees the last couple weeks. If my shop was only 85f, I'd love it.

The unit is $1k, with no shipping and no...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-07-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,898
Posted By Vern2
Smile Mac702, Whats special about Blue & Gold...

Mac702,

Whats special about Blue & Gold Firearms Training?

Mac, is that type of install okay or not? You said you installed several mini splits. Looks like there is no work for a HVAC tech,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-07-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,898
Posted By Vern2
Mac702, Flexible 15' stainless steel line...

Mac702,

Flexible 15' stainless steel line set is hard connected to air handler. It has a 36 pound vacuum on line set already. The R401a is in the condenser, nothing to vacuum.

Sorry, if you...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-07-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,898
Posted By Vern2
Smile Mini split for 300 square ft shop.

You'll like this install. With this install I won't have to spend $500 for HVAC tools.

Found this, Ideal 12,000 btu mini split, very cool install. :eek:

Video install...
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