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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-23-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By Matt Shade
I may be a wimp but I don't run grinders without...

I may be a wimp but I don't run grinders without guards.

Was using one when I worked for a landscaping company and was building them a new dump bed for a truck one winter. Somebody else used it...
Forum: Fabrication 11-23-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Matt Shade
Very impressive, amazing attention to detail!

Very impressive, amazing attention to detail!
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-16-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Matt Shade
I really like small fixed blades. I admire well...

I really like small fixed blades. I admire well made folding knives and used to enjoy the challenge of making them but I switched over to carrying a fixed blade about 5 years ago and haven't looked...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-16-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Matt Shade
That came out great. I really like the shape of...

That came out great. I really like the shape of the handle.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-16-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By Matt Shade
Nice work. I like the offset you put in so the...

Nice work. I like the offset you put in so the handle would work out like a normal knife.

Reminds me I have an integral I started to make that I put a dog leg in so it would have a wood scale on...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-14-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By Matt Shade
My local TSC is advertising a 2 pack of dewalt...

My local TSC is advertising a 2 pack of dewalt paddle switch grinders for $99, but they don't have them in stock to sell you :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 11-13-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Matt Shade
Never heard of it. I stuck it in google and found...

Never heard of it. I stuck it in google and found where you can order more if you decide you like it. Minimum orderis 5 tons and it ships from china:devil:
...
Forum: Fabrication 10-31-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,925
Posted By Matt Shade
I haven't bought sheet in quite awhile. My...

I haven't bought sheet in quite awhile. My supplier prices some stuff by the pound and some stuff by the foot for some reason, but I know round and square bar was less than a dollar a pound last...
Forum: Fabrication 10-31-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,925
Posted By Matt Shade
I haven't bought any steel in 6 months, and if...

I haven't bought any steel in 6 months, and if 1/4" is $1200 a sheet I have a feeling I'm not going to want to buy any anytime soon. Probably going to regret how I've billed the last couple jobs out...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 10-29-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Matt Shade
I don't know much beyond the basics of what you...

I don't know much beyond the basics of what you are working with. My knowledge of case hardening involves putting the part in a can of powder and bringing it all up to temp together, or sometimes for...
Forum: Welding 10-04-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,420
Posted By Matt Shade
I've never had to sharpen a tungsten, but most...

I've never had to sharpen a tungsten, but most drill doctors have a diamond wheel on them. If you have one of those and are in a bind, you could probably take the collet out and free hand grind on it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-04-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Matt Shade
Biggest difference on towing is probably the...

Biggest difference on towing is probably the brakes. IIRC your dodge is a 2018, it probably has 17 inch or bigger wheels and has bigger rotors and pads than the ford. My 2017 F350 has massively...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-04-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Matt Shade
Nope. I'm about to move in to a month long...

Nope.

I'm about to move in to a month long horse show where I'll be surrounded by "truck guys" that don't change their own oil and don't know what a turbo does.

Guarantee there will be some...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-04-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Matt Shade
People love to trash them but they can be very...

People love to trash them but they can be very good engines if you take care of them. My 6.0 has been the most efficient truck I've owned. It went 200,000 miles before the truck started needing too...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-24-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,792
Posted By Matt Shade
Welcome to the group and nice work:cool: I'm...

Welcome to the group and nice work:cool:

I'm not a motorcycle guy but its nice to see some new projects posted and you do great work. I need to get better about posting again.
Forum: Fabrication 09-22-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,067
Posted By Matt Shade
I have been using 3M ceramic belts for years on...

I have been using 3M ceramic belts for years on my 2x72. These look similar for less money. I will try to remember to post here if I give them a try. Will probably be ordering a batch of belts in a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-18-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,316
Posted By Matt Shade
I'm having brain fade on the model number but I...

I'm having brain fade on the model number but I worked on a newer model bobcat than that last summer and found out that bobcat has very little parts support for it beyond maintenance items now. I...
Forum: Welding 09-17-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,420
Posted By Matt Shade
I really am not up on tig machines, but for...

I really am not up on tig machines, but for welders in general right now if you are worried about size and features more than duty cycle, then an inverter type machine is the way to go.

I run...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,229
Posted By Matt Shade
On the truck side of things, I can tell you 2...

On the truck side of things, I can tell you 2 things...

1. They are not supposed to regen while parked unless something is wrong. My ford cab and chassis F350 has the full suit of emissions shit...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,229
Posted By Matt Shade
I had to go find another can of fuel to put in it...

I had to go find another can of fuel to put in it while it did the long regen because I was afraid it was going to run out. I don't run it often enough to have a gallons per hour figure on it but I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,229
Posted By Matt Shade
The JD 5075E continues to be a turd. I went over...

The JD 5075E continues to be a turd. I went over on a friday afternoon to bush hog the pastures. The regen light was on when I got there. No idea how long at had been on, the people who use it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By Matt Shade
I got real curious cause I've never seen that on...

I got real curious cause I've never seen that on a saw before...and I looked all over and couldn't find an answer for you:confused:

There is a fairly good "rebuild" video on youtube but he really...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-07-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,490
Posted By Matt Shade
I wear the treated cotton jackets and have been...

I wear the treated cotton jackets and have been using the black stallion brand lately. They do burn up and I have holes in a lot of my shirts, but they have not let me get burned badly. Occasionally...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-25-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By Matt Shade
I run into the same problem. The higher grit...

I run into the same problem. The higher grit belts never last as long as the coarse belts so even when you want multiple grits, its stupid to buy them in matching quantities.

I try to find...
Forum: Fabrication 07-05-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,227
Posted By Matt Shade
This thread just keeps getting better. 4...

This thread just keeps getting better. 4 wheeling/rock crawling is a hobby I could definitely get into but will never happen with the schedule we're keeping showing horses. Just got home from a 10...
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