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Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By Farmersamm
It's a new age, man. World is point and click. ...

It's a new age, man. World is point and click. He has to get used to spending TIME on stuff that matters. I hope he will. You've done the best you can, by providing the kid with the tools. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By Farmersamm
That looks PERFECT!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm glad you...

That looks PERFECT!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm glad you refit it. Anal is good on some things.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-07-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By Farmersamm
I guess a guy could just fill it. But then you...

I guess a guy could just fill it. But then you gotta give up your right to gripe about the stuff made outta Chinesium :)

Put all that filler in there, and she's gonna shrink like a cheap pair of...
Forum: Fabrication 12-07-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
Hey!! You bought it!!. That is nice!! I...

Hey!! You bought it!!. That is nice!!

I didn't go willingly to the slaughter. But I felt that the wear on the old bed was more than I was willing to fight with.

Should get it in the shop...
Forum: Fabrication 12-07-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
I have a hard enough time making a water tight...

I have a hard enough time making a water tight connection:D. No way I'm gonna fool with gas connections :eek:

We'll be sittin' out in the middle of the highway at 2 in the morning, not knowing...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-07-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By Farmersamm
That gap is ridiculous. Plate it after filling...

That gap is ridiculous. Plate it after filling it, and it'll be ok (sorta). It's a bitch to repurpose stuff, sometimes better to fit up a new piece. Here at the compound, that channel would go on...
Forum: Fabrication 12-07-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By Farmersamm
I can teach pretty well when I don't have a stake...

I can teach pretty well when I don't have a stake in the game. Very patient as a rule.

But when it comes to working at something that needs doing, I'm not a good teacher. I tend to expect people...
Forum: Fabrication 12-07-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
Been a brief time-out for hydro-la-lic issues :D ...

Been a brief time-out for hydro-la-lic issues :D Had to install a stinkin' midget water heater to clear the gas line. They don't make a 44" tall heater anymore. That height would clear the line if...
Forum: Machining 12-07-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 879
Posted By Farmersamm
https://www.grainger.com/product/STARRETT-Wiggler-...

https://www.grainger.com/product/STARRETT-Wiggler-Center-Finder-Set-5UAR7

Actually :D , deflection, and lead screw inaccuracy, will mostly make all your precision edge finding an exercise in...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By Farmersamm
I put a large round bale on the 3pt spike when I...

I put a large round bale on the 3pt spike when I have to do heavy lifting with the loader. Not so much for traction, or to keep from tipping...…...it's mostly to keep weight off the front axle. ...
Forum: Machining 12-06-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 879
Posted By Farmersamm
Coax good if you want rough, fast, center inside...

Coax good if you want rough, fast, center inside or outside tubing/round stock.

Cylindrical very accurate for either an edge, or center of round stock or tubing. Some have a flat for audible use....
Forum: Fabrication 12-03-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
Between plumbing issues, got to spend some time...

Between plumbing issues, got to spend some time on the stands.

Noticed defective welds on one cabinet, and decided to do both cabinets.

Grind a V, and weld it up.

I see this shit all the...
Forum: Machining 12-02-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,550
Posted By Farmersamm
Aw hell, I didn't realize this was a multi page...

Aw hell, I didn't realize this was a multi page thread. My advice, for what it's worth it too late now, or unneeded. :o
Forum: Machining 12-02-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,550
Posted By Farmersamm
Before you sink any money in it...……..Tram the...

Before you sink any money in it...……..Tram the head to see where it's falling on the table. Helps you to determine whether the head is out of alignment, or the table is off.

See if the table runs...
Forum: Fabrication 12-01-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
Once the new mounts are welded in place, the pads...

Once the new mounts are welded in place, the pads are bolted to the mounts, and the pads are then ready to be tacked to the pedestal.

The lift at the back of the cabinets, to accommodate the...
Forum: Fabrication 12-01-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
Pads cut, and drilled. Bolts welded to pads. ...

Pads cut, and drilled. Bolts welded to pads.

Flat welded to existing mounting bar on the cabinet. Cabinet trued to sit flat. Tacks hold the flat stock when finish welded. Gaps are kept true by...
Forum: Fabrication 11-28-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
Found the manufacturer. ...

Found the manufacturer.

https://lzmachine.en.made-in-china.com/product/OBYQecVbXpRP/China-Quality-Bench-Lathe-Machine-with-Ce-Certificate-Bench-Lathe-CZ1340G-CZ1440G-.html
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
Mine is the equivalent of the discontinued 13x40...

Mine is the equivalent of the discontinued 13x40 Grizzly. They closed them out last week, and were out of stock this weekend. Tariffs are probably the culprit. Or....gawd I dinna want to say...
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
Only reason I want it fairly level. ...

Only reason I want it fairly level.

https://youtu.be/SFPNXRohUtg

At 22.05 on the video, the headstock oiling is discussed. Pay attention to the grooves in the top of the headstock, and how...
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
K'kins been climbing my ass over this thing. ...

K'kins been climbing my ass over this thing.

Took about 2 days to decide to commit to a new lathe. Now she's hammering my butt to get it in service.

Had to tell her it would take damn near a...
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
You're seeing what I'm seeing. I think I got...

You're seeing what I'm seeing.

I think I got it fingered out, sorta. (Woulda have had the new stand mostly built by now :rolleyes: )

Gonna solid bolt the bases to the floor,, leveling front to...
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
Complete with tie downs to meet insurance...

Complete with tie downs to meet insurance requirements, not more'n 100 feet from my front door :D

Set it over there for the folks to live in till they passed. Fascinating to watch them use...
Forum: Machining 11-27-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By Farmersamm
I watched this guy thread from the headstock out....

I watched this guy thread from the headstock out. Said it's a great thing to get rid of the pucker factor. Turned the threading tool upside down, and ran in reverse.

I'm thinkin' this is a great...
Forum: Welding 11-27-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,123
Posted By Farmersamm
Self shielding flux core can get real pissy when...

Self shielding flux core can get real pissy when it comes to metal contamination. It's better than some processes, but still runs funny when encountering heavy rust.

If the metal is pitted, the...
Forum: Fabrication 11-27-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By Farmersamm
I agree wholeheartedly. I've argued this point...

I agree wholeheartedly. I've argued this point with a lot of folks when it comes to welding setups. It has to be planar, it doesn't have to be level Same with machine tools. You could mount the...
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