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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-29-2022, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By arizonian
You don't have to be good if you're lucky! I...

You don't have to be good if you're lucky!

I think there's a bit of both in you.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-23-2022, 12:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,126
Posted By arizonian
Dubby, Just gave you a plug on Coues...

Dubby,

Just gave you a plug on Coues Whitetail.com (https://www.coueswhitetail.com/forums/topic/110583-custom-holsters/). Giving you a heads up in case something comes of it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-21-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,126
Posted By arizonian
Dubby, you need to build a ratcheting arbor...

Dubby, you need to build a ratcheting arbor press. Something you can use your foot on similar to what Gazza is thinking about. How to do it?:confused: That is up to you.:devil:
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-20-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By arizonian
Seems like the dye packets/tablets are no more,...

Seems like the dye packets/tablets are no more, so I put 10 drops of food coloring in the tank water.

The float valve is tight as the water level does not rise in the tank. The dye will tell me if...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-20-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By arizonian
No water softener. Water is hard as hell. I'm...

No water softener. Water is hard as hell. I'm heading to Lowe's to pick up some dye tablets to see if the flapper leaks.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-19-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 849
Posted By arizonian
Somebody change the oil after the...

Somebody change the oil after the "event"?
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-19-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By arizonian
Normal Tucson water. Hard as hell... I'm now...

Normal Tucson water. Hard as hell...

I'm now wondering if the scale might have been formed on the backside of the trap (the side toward the floor drain). A couple of drops of water more than what...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-19-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By arizonian
Toilet running slow

This is not your typical topic in this category, and it involves the house instead of the shop, but here goes.

Toilet started running slow on Friday, so I put it out of commission until I could...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-18-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,668
Posted By arizonian
EV's from an Engineer's perspective

Dragging up a not so old thread.

Watched this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0V99iiEJvY) today. It's a view from the perspective of an engineer down under about the viability of building utes...
Forum: Machining 09-16-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By arizonian
I have had the same problem with 1/2" center...

I have had the same problem with 1/2" center drills, had to go down to a 3/8" to get it to chuck properly.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-12-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,061
Posted By arizonian
Check with the epoxy anchor supplier. I believe ...

Check with the epoxy anchor supplier. I believe the hole required is 1/8" larger than the anchor.

A galvanized cap plate or sill angle on top the pony wall shot down between the columns with...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-11-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,061
Posted By arizonian
In this situation, grout is your friend. The...

In this situation, grout is your friend. The length of the base plates is a bit questionable as they will not be very stiff, but if the racking is taken care of with stays or cables, it may not be a...
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By arizonian
How's that go? NICE RACK

How's that go?

NICE RACK
Forum: Fabrication 09-05-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By arizonian
Excellent work. Havn't heard that term in years.

Excellent work. Havn't heard that term in years.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-03-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By arizonian
Out here we have no need for a dh EXCEPT in July...

Out here we have no need for a dh EXCEPT in July and Aug. We call them Window AC, Central AC or Mini-split.

Nothing beats the feel of a room that's been dehumidified and slightly cooled.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-01-2022, 12:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,061
Posted By arizonian
A nut below and a nut above...??? Only if...

A nut below and a nut above...???

Only if you can loosen the nut below afterward...
Not gonna happen

One way is to use one shim in the center and have a way to remove the shim after...
Forum: Welding 08-30-2022, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By arizonian
Thermal expansion is one reason. Aluminum expands...

Thermal expansion is one reason. Aluminum expands twice what steel experiences.

Try copper and stainless steel. When you get that, give me a call.
Forum: Welding 08-30-2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By arizonian
You believe everything you read on the internet?:D

You believe everything you read on the internet?:D
Forum: Machining 08-30-2022, 12:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,084
Posted By arizonian
I've never oxy/acet cut something that thick, and...

I've never oxy/acet cut something that thick, and I've never cut something close to a diameter half that thickness without using some kind of preheat. What size of tip was he using? How much oxy...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-21-2022, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By arizonian
I think the hammer comment was right on...

I think the hammer comment was right on topic.:devil:

Something along the lines of... If it moves, salute it; If it don't move, paint it or get a bigger hammer so it does move.
Forum: Fabrication 08-17-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,162
Posted By arizonian
See above quotes.

See above quotes.
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,162
Posted By arizonian
Your link: Step 2, Theory of Operation...

Your link: Step 2, Theory of Operation (https://www.instructables.com/Build-a-Parallel-Straightedge-Drafting-Table/)
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,162
Posted By arizonian
Believe it or not, math works. Pull down one inch...

Believe it or not, math works. Pull down one inch on one cable and the opposite end moves one inch. EXACTLY one inch unless it's under extreme tension and stretching.

Both ends of both cables are...
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,162
Posted By arizonian
Drafting Table: The cables are there to equalize...

Drafting Table: The cables are there to equalize the force you input with your hands to move the guide up and down and keep the drawing guide from racking. Each cable end is anchored to the guide....
Forum: Fabrication 08-15-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,162
Posted By arizonian
You need two cables and four pulleys. The cables...

You need two cables and four pulleys. The cables form an X as it crosses the center of the mechanism. Think old school drafting table.

This guy (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu_1S77XkiM) has...
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