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Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By JBFab
If you do end up using power tool batteries, I...

If you do end up using power tool batteries, I saw these available for DeWalt 20v batteries. If you rig up your own the two outside pi s are + and - while the inner pins allow you to select lower...
Forum: Fabrication 07-19-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By JBFab
I used to work for a company that built seed and...

I used to work for a company that built seed and feed mills. We used a rack gear welded to the bottom of the slide plate and a the pinion attached to a shaft with a handwheel. It worked pretty...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-17-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 522
Posted By JBFab
Same here. McMaster isn't usually the cheapest,...

Same here. McMaster isn't usually the cheapest, but prices are acceptable for the most part. The ridiculously prompt shipping is nice, and I never get any spam from them.
Forum: Fabrication 07-10-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,540
Posted By JBFab
Then use those.

Then use those.
Forum: Fabrication 07-10-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,540
Posted By JBFab
Here is the press brake tonnage calculator I made...

Here is the press brake tonnage calculator I made - I had to take off the calculator for bumping a radius - I don't have the conversion to PDF done yet. But I figures something is better than...
Forum: Welding 07-07-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By JBFab
I understood you fine, but I can't seem to find...

I understood you fine, but I can't seem to find anything like that local to me.

That coupled with the fact that I'm still not confident in my ability to diagnose and repair one.

Sent from...
Forum: Machining 07-07-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,017
Posted By JBFab
Cut a slot in the end of a piece of round bar...

Cut a slot in the end of a piece of round bar about the size of the head, as wide as the slot. Tack a piece of flat that fits the head of the fastener in the slot on the round bar. Next take (4)...
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By JBFab
Thanks for your reply, this particular model is...

Thanks for your reply, this particular model is pilot start.

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Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By JBFab
Thanks for your input. I took a look at that...

Thanks for your input. I took a look at that option, and didn't find anything that seemed to be priced right/something that I'm confident I could diagnose and repair.

Working, well used (beat up)...
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By JBFab
Chinesium Plasma Cutters

This topic has been posted here before, but it appears as though it's been a few years.

Has anyone here actually purchased one of the Lotos or other chinesium branded plasma cutters? I normally...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-26-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By JBFab
I can be taught . . .

I can be taught . . .
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-26-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By JBFab
Winter Sent from my SM-N960U using...

Winter

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Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,372
Posted By JBFab
That powcon is neat looking, hope I can find one...

That powcon is neat looking, hope I can find one of those kicking around some day!

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Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,540
Posted By JBFab
I made a couple of press brake calculators in...

I made a couple of press brake calculators in Excel that I've been meaning to clean up and put in PDF form. I'll try to get that done soon and post it to the forum.

One is a tonnage calculator,...
Forum: Machining 05-12-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By JBFab
Lol, if only it were that easy. I'm heading to...

Lol, if only it were that easy. I'm heading to Madeline island Friday night to work communications for a marathon. Unfortunately I made that commitment months ago. Otherwise I'd be headed to Neal's...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-12-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By JBFab
We kicked dish ten years ago. Over that time we...

We kicked dish ten years ago. Over that time we have added netflix, Amazon prime, and Hulu. Just a couple of weeks ago I added CBS premium on prime. I think all of that would average out to less...
Forum: Machining 05-12-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By JBFab
Even if I could, someone would have to pick up my...

Even if I could, someone would have to pick up my winnings and store them until such time I could sneak them on the property without SWMBO finding out!

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Forum: Machining 05-09-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By JBFab
I use them often. Shipping is within the realm...

I use them often. Shipping is within the realm of reality - not cheap, not terrible. I've ordered things from them on an afternoon and had it the next morning. Never more than 2 days.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-08-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By JBFab
You impact to the angle? I always used a long...

You impact to the angle? I always used a long handled breaker bar and came around slow and easy. I guess I it's probably from doing that to get an accurate torque with a torque wrench. Now that I...
Forum: Welding 05-05-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By JBFab
I have a fair amount of experience with Tri...

I have a fair amount of experience with Tri Braze. What I can tell you is that even with their special wire and plenty of amps you do not get great penetration. I'll see if I can find the etch I did....
Forum: Machining 04-30-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,293
Posted By JBFab
It'll machine beautifully, but yea quite soft for...

It'll machine beautifully, but yea quite soft for a vise screw.

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-19-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By JBFab
Aw hell grease is grease! As long as it's moist...

Aw hell grease is grease! As long as it's moist and sticky that's all that matters! :D 150419

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Forum: SFT Information 04-05-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,719
Posted By JBFab
I'm out that weekend Sent from my...

I'm out that weekend


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Forum: Welding 04-03-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,378
Posted By JBFab
I know, I know, this is an old part of the...

I know, I know, this is an old part of the thread, but I thought I would mention - it is true they draw a vacuum on them. If they didn't you would have some real shit gas (although you can get away...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-31-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,910
Posted By JBFab
I was the same way. A good friend and former...

I was the same way. A good friend and former co-worker of mine is also a knife maker. He makes some downright beautiful knives. Many blades he crafted from discarded bandsaw blades we used at that...
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