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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming Yesterday, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Norm W
Jen, I doubt you would have any trouble "Driving"...

Jen, I doubt you would have any trouble "Driving" the bus. The HS kids are usually quiet both coming to school and going home. The Jr Hi like to see what they can get away with, but most of them...
Forum: Machining 10-12-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Norm W
The easy way to figure rpm is, 4X cutting speed,...

The easy way to figure rpm is, 4X cutting speed, divided by the diameter. It is close enough, as most lathes don't have the exact speed anyway.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By Norm W
The problem with towing a Subaru is not the...

The problem with towing a Subaru is not the transmission. The problem is the four wheel drive. They don't play well, when one end is rolling and the other end isn't
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-27-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,187
Posted By Norm W
If the engine doesn't have an emergency shut down...

If the engine doesn't have an emergency shut down valve in the air intake, make sure you have a board to put over the intake or a CO2 extinguisher to shoot into it. There is nothing that will spoil...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-20-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Norm W
If it is a self defrost, check for the defrost...

If it is a self defrost, check for the defrost timer. It is usually a plastic squarish box either under or behind the fridge. If that stops working you can get frost or defrost or nothing. It's a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-20-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Norm W
Squatch253 is a good machinist and mechanic. ...

Squatch253 is a good machinist and mechanic. Check out some of his other videos. I know him from a couple of other sites.
Forum: Welding 07-16-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
Now he tells me!!! Never had to think of this...

Now he tells me!!! Never had to think of this with AC. :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-16-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,138
Posted By Norm W
Fifth wheel grease is about as close to permanent...

Fifth wheel grease is about as close to permanent as you can get, if you get it on your clothes. :mad:
Forum: Welding 07-14-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
Beats me, I'm lucky I can read the 6011 on it.

Beats me, I'm lucky I can read the 6011 on it.
Forum: Welding 07-13-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
6011 I don't use much 6013.

6011 I don't use much 6013.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By Norm W
It doesn't use oil, it starts and has power. I'd...

It doesn't use oil, it starts and has power. I'd say leave it alone. Check to make sure the air cleaner and the whole air induction system is clean and clear. Any restriction in the air will cause...
Forum: Welding 07-12-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
I was welding sheet metal with 3/32" @ 60 amps. ...

I was welding sheet metal with 3/32" @ 60 amps. It took a while to get the hang of it. I just need more practice. :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 07-12-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
Used the welder today to weld up a battery box...

Used the welder today to weld up a battery box for the Allis. I'm still getting used to the DC welding. I have most always used AC, and DC at low amps is a new ball game for me. It definitely was...
Forum: Welding 07-05-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
I guess half blind and half crippled doesn't...

I guess half blind and half crippled doesn't count. :( I can't even get close to the other two.
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
He says he has no filter. :eek: I have no mind....

He says he has no filter. :eek: I have no mind. :rolleyes: So I guess it works out.
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
Usually there is a picture posted by the GNAP,...

Usually there is a picture posted by the GNAP, even when I had no idea he took it. These "confusers" are not one of my areas of expertise. My son went to college for that, so I try to get my...
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
It seems to work OK. The duty cycle isn't too...

It seems to work OK. The duty cycle isn't too bad at 50-60 amps.
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
Come on Jack, where is the report on the welder? ...

Come on Jack, where is the report on the welder? :devil:
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,996
Posted By Norm W
New Welder

I broke open the wallet and let the moths out. :rolleyes: I purchased the new welder that Horrible Fright has out. It's the Titanium, dual voltage stick welder, all 16lbs of it. The GNAP and I...
Forum: Fabrication 06-19-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,586
Posted By Norm W
Was that Xena at the controls?

Was that Xena at the controls?
Forum: Fabrication 06-16-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,586
Posted By Norm W
You won't have to worry about the battery box...

You won't have to worry about the battery box rusting. :D Is that the plow that Orrin brought up to you?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-17-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By Norm W
Make sure you have a big enough knot in the end...

Make sure you have a big enough knot in the end of the rope to keep it from going all the way into the cylinder. A two foot piece of clothesline works well.
Forum: Welding 05-14-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By Norm W
So much of our history has, and is, being sent to...

So much of our history has, and is, being sent to China and coming back as cheep crap. I just want to save what I can. During the Second World War, steam tractors, threshers, etc. went to the war...
Forum: Welding 05-12-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By Norm W
It's been moved. I have another "Parts machine"...

It's been moved. I have another "Parts machine" that I still have to get home. How? I'm not sure yet. I hope to have two running machines, out of three, if everything goes right. When has that...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-07-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,667
Posted By Norm W
Now all you need is a 800 pound guy to operate...

Now all you need is a 800 pound guy to operate it. :rolleyes:
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