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Forum: Welding 08-25-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By BukitCase
guys, I really appreciate all the constructive...

guys, I really appreciate all the constructive responses - I just noticed that my post sounded suspiciously like I was the one ashamed to admit this was MY equipment for some reason but it's NOT -...
Forum: Welding 08-25-2022, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By BukitCase
Cylinder bore welders - smallest diameter?

From my reading, I know these exist; I also know that our "brain trust" here includes more than a few with first-hand experience.

I'm trying to help a member on another forum, he has a VERY...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-22-2022, 01:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,871
Posted By BukitCase
On the subject of tippiness, that base is...

On the subject of tippiness, that base is adjustable in size - if it were me, unless I was REALLY tight on floor space I would keep the base FULL SIZE, get a piece of 3/4" plywood, cut it to fit the...
Forum: Fabrication 04-16-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,989
Posted By BukitCase
Gerry, I'd looked into mulch layers, etc, several...

Gerry, I'd looked into mulch layers, etc, several years ago and decided I had a few hundred OTHER projects that should be done first (or instead of :=) - the $8k versions (and probably lower) use...
Forum: Welding 04-14-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,133
Posted By BukitCase
Unless you still have that 300 amp Lincoln, I...

Unless you still have that 300 amp Lincoln, I think you meant 3/32" not 3/16" - but yeah, I find that NOT welding for just a couple MONTHS requires FIRST getting the rust off of ME - much less 50...
Forum: Machining 03-15-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,553
Posted By BukitCase
Wow, only a 65 yard bucket - what a wimp :devil: ...

Wow, only a 65 yard bucket - what a wimp :devil:

(Guess I should stop thinking of my poor old 580B as "big" :confused: ... Steve
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-14-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,561
Posted By BukitCase
Yeah, I have one that style I got at Costco...

Yeah, I have one that style I got at Costco shortly after I joined - been a POS right from the start. Doesn't work smooth, cast base split after about a year. Re-mounted it directly to the bench,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-14-2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,561
Posted By BukitCase
You're entirely welcome, always glad to spend OPM...

You're entirely welcome, always glad to spend OPM :devil:

This is the one I'm looking at, forged steel and lifetime warranty
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-14-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,561
Posted By BukitCase
A fair amount more $$$ (and sorry about the...

A fair amount more $$$ (and sorry about the Amazon link) - but Capri is made in Taiwan, 10 year warranty; this model is ductile iron, 60,000 psi material -
...
Forum: Machining 11-25-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,467
Posted By BukitCase
"anything that remotely resembles the searchers...

"anything that remotely resembles the searchers input"

That's because Amazon/Ebay are in the biz of SELLING you stuff, NOT actually HELPING -

I've found that Google searches will usually come...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-21-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,227
Posted By BukitCase
"Not here in Cincinnati! I went to all of them" ...

"Not here in Cincinnati! I went to all of them"

Amazon will sell you 5 footers for "only" $9.60 PER FOOT...
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-08-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 40,466
Posted By BukitCase
Yeah, in your area it's even MORE likely people...

Yeah, in your area it's even MORE likely people would take my favorite no trespass sign seriously :devil: ... Steve
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-08-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 40,466
Posted By BukitCase
Chris, in a past life I briefly sold security...

Chris, in a past life I briefly sold security stuff; I'd recommend adding another cross block at the same height as that dead bolt BEFORE sheeting the inside - makes the door less "pry bar...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-08-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,227
Posted By BukitCase
Not quite as cheep, but if you can't get unistrut...

Not quite as cheep, but if you can't get unistrut locally (after looking for its variants, aka kindorf, super strut, etc) you might try National Hardware (aka Stanley) -
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-23-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,763
Posted By BukitCase
That looks like a decent price; have you enquired...

That looks like a decent price; have you enquired whether the pic that claims up to 6 units daisy-chained is true, or 4 (like the text shows) ? All the ones I've used say 4 (which is fine, as long as...
Forum: Welding 10-17-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,898
Posted By BukitCase
Bill, my thoughts exactly; when we lived in...

Bill, my thoughts exactly; when we lived in Hawaii a friend bought a bug that'd been built that way - 2180 with a pretty "lumpy" cam, IIRC his had a Zenith 4 barrel carb - sounded NOTHING like a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-16-2021, 04:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,676
Posted By BukitCase
Astronut, I got my numbers from factory - 2000...

Astronut, I got my numbers from factory -
2000 subaru outback, 65-85
2000 Toyota corolla, "Toyota specifically recommends 76 foot-pounds of torque for modern Corollas"

Makes it easy for me, put...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-15-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,676
Posted By BukitCase
When this discussion started, I checked the...

When this discussion started, I checked the torque chart I use; it covers dry/lubed values, grade 2 thru 8, coarse/fine threads, and sizes from 4-40 up to 1-1/4" - typical torque spec for lugs on...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-11-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,609
Posted By BukitCase
until I bought something new enough to have an...

until I bought something new enough to have an HEI distributor ('78 Pontiac) I was used to "points @ .019, plugs @ .035" - even WITHOUT separate coil packs, I was AMAZED that the plug gap called for...
Forum: Fabrication 06-17-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,961
Posted By BukitCase
A fly swatter extender :rolleyes: ... Steve

A fly swatter extender :rolleyes: ... Steve
Forum: Fabrication 06-15-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,809
Posted By BukitCase
I useta fantasize about cloning myself (less...

I useta fantasize about cloning myself (less explanations to minions) til I saw the movie Multiplicity - the thought of more "helpers" around that were as stubborn as I am (and each one dumber than...
Forum: Fabrication 06-05-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,809
Posted By BukitCase
"maybe someday I will finish my belt sander...

"maybe someday I will finish my belt sander project"

Gerry, if I EVER find "tuits" for sale on Amazon, my next credit card bill will be a few THOUSAND$$$ higher :eek: ... Steve
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-04-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,847
Posted By BukitCase
Thanks Brian, forgot to mention the loctite and...

Thanks Brian, forgot to mention the loctite and didn't think about links going away - duh... Steve
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-04-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,847
Posted By BukitCase
Your scratches look to be almost entirely...

Your scratches look to be almost entirely lengthwise; I wouldn't go to the expense/hassle of rod replacement on that old a machine either. I had one stabilizer rod re-chromed (some dings that made me...
Forum: Welding 06-04-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,737
Posted By BukitCase
Gwiz is correct about the newer acetylene...

Gwiz is correct about the newer acetylene withdrawal rate -

https://www.thefabricator.com/thewelder/article/safety/fuel-your-safety-knowledge

My plasma can (if you're patient enough) cut up to...
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