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Forum: Fabrication 09-05-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,202
Posted By HobbyDon
MarkBall2 Please read again: If you have time...

MarkBall2
Please read again: If you have time go to youtube and do a search for cutting horses. This is what I do full time.

As far as the welds go on the cast they are not meant to penatrate...
Forum: Fabrication 09-05-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,202
Posted By HobbyDon
Ironman, I have had little time to get back to...

Ironman,
I have had little time to get back to this project but here is what I have done to beef up even more. The control switch I was going to use was bad so will have to order a new one this...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-25-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,914
Posted By HobbyDon
Thank you Moe. When I go to pasture to feed or...

Thank you Moe. When I go to pasture to feed or place a hay bale for cattle my dogs sit at the open gate and keep cattle from walking through it. They are fully trained working dogs. The big white...
Forum: Fabrication 08-25-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,874
Posted By HobbyDon
The new carts at HF in San Antonio all have new...

The new carts at HF in San Antonio all have new wheels on them. They moved forward, backward, and sideways. They are perfection. So I asked the sales person, where do you have these wheels...
Forum: Fabrication 08-24-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,891
Posted By HobbyDon
Good article LW Hiway. I will save that. Don

Good article LW Hiway. I will save that.
Don
Forum: Fabrication 08-24-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,202
Posted By HobbyDon
I found my Flux Capacitor laying in the shop...

I found my Flux Capacitor laying in the shop where I put it 10 years ago. It was on a bi-fold door and used as the up/stop/down switch. In picture at the bottom where on/off switch is, this is...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-24-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,914
Posted By HobbyDon
And since your into Border Collies here is a...

And since your into Border Collies here is a picture of my 3 amigos:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-24-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,914
Posted By HobbyDon
Cutter, if you don't mind me asking, is that a...

Cutter, if you don't mind me asking, is that a 1976 280Z 2-seater in the background.
I do like your projects.
Don
Forum: Fabrication 08-24-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,028
Posted By HobbyDon
I also meant to ask how is table attached to...

I also meant to ask how is table attached to legs/frame?
Thanks, Don
Forum: Fabrication 08-24-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,028
Posted By HobbyDon
That looks really nice.

That looks really nice.
Forum: Fabrication 08-24-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,202
Posted By HobbyDon
Now this is a really funny email I got today: ...

Now this is a really funny email I got today:

If you roll one of those big rings, it will act like a wheel. You’re building a run-about work bench. Move things out of the way before you turn it...
Forum: Fabrication 08-24-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,202
Posted By HobbyDon
I just ordered the MTA-CFACE-140TC today. Cost...

I just ordered the MTA-CFACE-140TC today. Cost $11.50 Shipping: $13.75
For now I want to motor to be attached to the C-Face. After I put it on a seperate table the it will mounted to C-Face and...
Forum: Fabrication 08-23-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,202
Posted By HobbyDon
Thanks LW Hiway for the compliment. Thanks very...

Thanks LW Hiway for the compliment. Thanks very much.

Hey Vern, here is what am thinking. The gear reducer is rated for a 1 1/2hp motor. Doesn't mean I have to throw that much power to it. ...
Forum: Fabrication 08-23-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,202
Posted By HobbyDon
Roller: Almost Finished

I received the gear reducer today from ebay bid. 60-1 rated for 1 1/2 motor.
I have to finish drilling some bolt holes for the flange bearings, buy chain, and buy the new motor. I have a 4X4 1/4"...
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,866
Posted By HobbyDon
Coupebuilder, I think you have a great idea...

Coupebuilder,
I think you have a great idea going. I would really like to learn the TIG but to far for me to travel. I hope people in your area see what a great opportunity this is. Best of luck....
Forum: Fabrication 08-15-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,127
Posted By HobbyDon
well here is the new gear reducer I will be...

well here is the new gear reducer I will be using. Morse Raider 60-1 ratio, HP Input 1.59, weight 85 lbs has 7/8th hollowinput shaft hole and I have a motor to match with 1.69 HP at 1750rpm. ...
Forum: Fabrication 08-15-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,256
Posted By HobbyDon
Smile Mark, Nice job. I bet your son will say "My Dad...

Mark, Nice job. I bet your son will say "My Dad built that for me" with a big smile and lots of pride.
HobbyDon
Forum: Fabrication 08-14-2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,899
Posted By HobbyDon
Mayhem, Thank you for your answer. Makes...

Mayhem,
Thank you for your answer. Makes sense. It has been 104 degrees here so am not interested in building a fire.
HobbyDon
Forum: Fabrication 08-13-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,899
Posted By HobbyDon
Mayhem, I have been thinking about a forge also...

Mayhem, I have been thinking about a forge also but haven't made a move yet. Question I am pondering is the old way forge would seem slow and more work than just getting a farrier's forge that has...
Forum: Fabrication 08-11-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,316
Posted By HobbyDon
Walker, this might sound kind of backyard but my...

Walker, this might sound kind of backyard but my thought would be when they pour the cement set a wheel hub down in the level with flat side up. Weld the nuts on the underside. Now you have your...
Forum: Fabrication 08-09-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,273
Posted By HobbyDon
100 lbs air pressure.

100 lbs air pressure.
Forum: Fabrication 08-08-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,273
Posted By HobbyDon
The 20Ton air/hydraulic jack was $86.00 at HF. ...

The 20Ton air/hydraulic jack was $86.00 at HF. Comes with everything. Just attach and plug into compressor. It's not the best by far but bet it outlast me. Thank you bd 354 and digr for the...
Forum: Fabrication 08-08-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,273
Posted By HobbyDon
New Shop Press

Finally got all my stuff in and put together today. Still have some minor details like adding to the bottom of stand and some leveling. As you can see I added air and the break. The break has auto...
Forum: Fabrication 08-07-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,884
Posted By HobbyDon
Thanks for the help. I have a better...

Thanks for the help. I have a better understanding of the gear to motor ration.
HobbyDon
Forum: Fabrication 08-06-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,884
Posted By HobbyDon
Like anything, the harder you push it, the bigger...

Like anything, the harder you push it, the bigger the bang. Thanks Mick. that is just my luck. Well the reducer was 49.00 so if it dont work then boat anchor or back on ebay. I am just not sure...
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