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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-23-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By toprecycler
Only when it falls out of your hand.[emoji33] ...

Only when it falls out of your hand.[emoji33]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-23-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,663
Posted By toprecycler
I believe there was another block that helps...

I believe there was another block that helps transfer the power from the arm to the actual punch holder. The straps with the bolts are only designed to pull it back up. Don’t use it without the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-22-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,962
Posted By toprecycler
Lol. He will probably find a grinder next....

Lol. He will probably find a grinder next. [emoji38]

But seriously, he was a good guy, stopping to pick up someone’s trash and make the road safer for the next guy. I would have done the same...
Forum: Fabrication 11-20-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,624
Posted By toprecycler
And there is a girl that will have no problem...

And there is a girl that will have no problem driving a car on the road later in life when she is of legal age!


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Forum: Machining 11-20-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By toprecycler
Oil question for Ron

Or an oil additive question more technically.

We just changed all fluid levels in our two newer lathes at work. One lathe is one month old, and manual recommended changing after 2 weeks. We...
Forum: Machining 11-20-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By toprecycler
Holy Cr&@! Ron admitted he does not know...

Holy Cr&@! Ron admitted he does not know everything. Write this date down. Might be a good lottery number to play!

Nice to know he is human after all.[emoji1787]
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-18-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 169,793
Posted By toprecycler
Personally I could give a rats a$$ about a COO. ...

Personally I could give a rats a$$ about a COO.
All this means is you paid a lot of money to the government, for the privilege of building something. Does not add an ounce of value to the place.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-17-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By toprecycler
I got three in today. Metabo by HTP, made...

I got three in today.

Metabo by HTP, made in China.

Put one of the included wheel on and tried it out. I couldn’t stop it with heavy pressure, and seemed to cut pretty well. Might be just...
Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By toprecycler
More info would be nice. Since you are in...

More info would be nice. Since you are in Portland, I assume there are a lot of other shops that are competition.

Do you have any employees? Any of them have experience in running equipment...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-11-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,082
Posted By toprecycler
Added 2 to my cart earlier, and went back to...

Added 2 to my cart earlier, and went back to finish order couple hours later, they were sold out.


Went back to the link, this time order went thru. So we shall see if they do come in.

...
Forum: Machining 11-09-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,062
Posted By toprecycler
My vote would be to keep grinder too. You are...

My vote would be to keep grinder too. You are collecting old machines, I believe to help keep the past from being scrapped. And you want to learn the ways of the old. That grinder is one of the old...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-07-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By toprecycler
Nice job Gerry. Reminds me of my youth, growing...

Nice job Gerry. Reminds me of my youth, growing up with a battery system for power.

Monday I’m buying some solar panels from
A friend that decided that they wouldn’t do what he wanted. Guess I...
Forum: Fabrication 11-05-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,926
Posted By toprecycler
I guess my main concern would be the shipping. ...

I guess my main concern would be the shipping. With all the nightmares I’ve Bennet hearing about, you might not see it til spring, unless it is already inside the USA that it is shipping from.

I...
Forum: Fabrication 11-05-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,624
Posted By toprecycler
Looks like you won this time. But it might be...

Looks like you won this time. But it might be just a lucky break this time, too. Like previous mentioned, there might be residual stress in the next piece you try.

But take this win and run with...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-04-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,685
Posted By toprecycler
It does matter where store is located to get that...

It does matter where store is located to get that price. My closest Menards is Traverse City, about 75 miles away. $42each, $38 after mail in rebate.[emoji4]


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Forum: Welding 11-03-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By toprecycler
In the first paragraph, I found a statement that...

In the first paragraph, I found a statement that I do not believe to be true. It says wood can be welded. It defines welding as the melting/ fusion of the base metals. How can you melt wood...
Forum: Fabrication 11-02-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,926
Posted By toprecycler
Looks intriguing. When you purchase one, be sure...

Looks intriguing. When you purchase one, be sure to give us feedback on it, so we know if it’s worthwhile or not.[emoji4]


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Forum: Fabrication 11-02-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,926
Posted By toprecycler
My bad. I only had time to download 2 of...

My bad. I only had time to download 2 of drawings before I commented back.

And your explanation does make sense to me now.


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Forum: Fabrication 11-02-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,926
Posted By toprecycler
So, for discussion sakes, why do you want to put...

So, for discussion sakes, why do you want to put fire brick in? How does that make it more efficient?

My logical thinking, although it could be swayed with the right details/ scientific research…...
Forum: Fabrication 11-02-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,926
Posted By toprecycler
Probably 95 percent is the thicker stuff. Not...

Probably 95 percent is the thicker stuff. Not much 1.25 thick brick. This brick came out of old boilers, back when my dad demo them out of old buildings. Back in 80s and 90s. Probably originally...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-02-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By toprecycler
Interesting test video. I can’t wait to hear...

Interesting test video. I can’t wait to hear Ron’s take on it.


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Forum: Machining 11-02-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,080
Posted By toprecycler
I did a nice drawing of a hammer I wanted to make...

I did a nice drawing of a hammer I wanted to make when I started my machinist job 4 years ago. I have yet to make it though.

Maybe one of these years, I will get round to it.


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Forum: Fabrication 11-01-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,926
Posted By toprecycler
Come visit me and I’ll give you a truckload...

Come visit me and I’ll give you a truckload ofused firebrick.[emoji4]


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Forum: Machining 10-31-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,080
Posted By toprecycler
I thought I was the only one who had questions...

I thought I was the only one who had questions like this. Boss will give me a messed up part and say he needs a new one. I want to know what’s it for, tolerances needed to be held to, and maybe...
Forum: Welding 10-30-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By toprecycler
Alro metals book only shows 4x3x 1/4” as closest...

Alro metals book only shows 4x3x 1/4” as closest size to what was wanted.

I know Alro does not have all the available sizes, but they do usually stock the most common.


Kieth advice seems spot...
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