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Forum: Welding 03-19-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By dubby
My first tank of gas was from a 'discarded' CO2...

My first tank of gas was from a 'discarded' CO2 bottle rescued from someone's back room who had shut down a business and had leftover soda supplies. They never did turn it back in, so I used it all...
Forum: Fabrication 03-18-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By dubby
I never thought about looking him up on FB. Hope...

I never thought about looking him up on FB. Hope he remembers me, lol.
Forum: Fabrication 03-14-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By dubby
Again I'll ask... what part of west Texas?

Again I'll ask... what part of west Texas?
Forum: Fabrication 03-13-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By dubby
Another "nope" for the galvanized tube. I...

Another "nope" for the galvanized tube. I ignored the warnings posted similarly and suffered my way through the lesson. Just don't.

You mentioned West Texas--exactly where? I've got projects I...
Forum: Fabrication 03-10-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 601
Posted By dubby
You mentioned the Sparklin' Taters before. I...

You mentioned the Sparklin' Taters before. I know because I have the recipe scrawled down in a book in the kitchen. It used to hang on the fridge for frequent use until LadyD decided to declutter. ...
Forum: Fabrication 03-08-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By dubby
I've got no help on the actual materials...

I've got no help on the actual materials necessary, but my question is in the manufacture of the rig. If you weld it all together, how do you plan to get it through a doorway?
Forum: Machining 03-04-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,918
Posted By dubby
I could easily draw up a set of CAD plans just...

I could easily draw up a set of CAD plans just from what I've seen described...
Forum: Fabrication 02-19-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,208
Posted By dubby
Wow. That's just the complete package! Nice! ...

Wow. That's just the complete package! Nice!

I've got a couple knifemakers here local that owe me a blade. One of them died not too long ago, young kid. I have one of his knives but always had...
Forum: Fabrication 01-29-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 98,519
Posted By dubby
This little rig is a treasure from all...

This little rig is a treasure from all directions.

I've spent a lot of time thinking about OM the past few days as one of the soldiers killed in Syria last week was from Spearman. I have to...
Forum: Machining 01-28-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By dubby
Sorry again for being such a slowpoke, but I'm...

Sorry again for being such a slowpoke, but I'm glad you got what you need to play with finally! I can't believe January is almost over. I can't see where any of the time has gone until I look at my...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-21-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,664
Posted By dubby
Change the oil, put the filter you've got on. If...

Change the oil, put the filter you've got on. If it's really that big of a deal to him, he can always change it out himself. It's my experience that people who have attitudes like that towards...
Forum: Machining 01-01-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By dubby
Hey, figuring out what you're gonna do is always...

Hey, figuring out what you're gonna do is always more fun than actually doing it. The world would be a whole different place if I did everything I thought about. Reagan's '84 campaign really...
Forum: Machining 12-29-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By dubby
Yep, just hack it up. You've already spent more...

Yep, just hack it up. You've already spent more time thinking about it than it would take to do the job. We used a 6" cheapy on ours at the range when we installed the woodburning stove to run the...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-28-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,470
Posted By dubby
CRL's primary focus is, or at least was, products...

CRL's primary focus is, or at least was, products for glazer's and the glass market. We had a lot of their stuff from the late '70s, early '80s when my Dad was in that career. I've got a couple of...
Forum: Machining 12-14-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By dubby
No luck on the gears, but I found the jaws and...

No luck on the gears, but I found the jaws and some other parts...

Have the wrenches and allens, the original tool holder and the degree wheel.

The live center and the chuck both have the...
Forum: Machining 12-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By dubby
I'll see what all I have left. I sold the dead...

I'll see what all I have left. I sold the dead remains of mine a couple years ago but I think I have the gears left in a drawer. I doubt the other set of jaws would do you any good unless they were...
Forum: Welding 11-22-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By dubby
My first view of this puzzle was more along the...

My first view of this puzzle was more along the lines of making a torch trolly with a wheel on the edge that'd run against your straight edge. Your "height adjustment" would come in the form of...
Forum: Welding 11-19-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By dubby
I see what you're doing, but havn't had enough...

I see what you're doing, but havn't had enough coffee to explain how I'd 'fix' it yet.

You're needing a flexible burn guide more than what I'd call a height guide I think. I googled a pic, I'll...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-16-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By dubby
I can't find the picture of it, but a year or so...

I can't find the picture of it, but a year or so back Mom hit a buzzard driving home one evening. It jumped and impacted right at the top driver's side corner--punching a hole all the way...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-14-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By dubby
I'll never trust an aftermarket Jeep fuel pump...

I'll never trust an aftermarket Jeep fuel pump again. New or not. I went through 4 of them in 6 months when I had that little POS Cherokee I was building for my off roading adventures. I think it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-13-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,815
Posted By dubby
I have/had the little delta like Matt posted. ...

I have/had the little delta like Matt posted. Stripped out one of the little gears inside so now the belt doesn't turn any more. It sits waiting on me to get around to figuring out a fix. It was...
Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,418
Posted By dubby
These are pretty cool too if he hasn't already...

These are pretty cool too if he hasn't already bought a different set...
Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,892
Posted By dubby
I like JohnBoy's thinking. Just set it out in a...

I like JohnBoy's thinking. Just set it out in a clearing and find a way to creatively snap the bands from a distance and let's get this show on the road. I don't want you to get hurt, but there's...
Forum: Machining 11-01-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By dubby
Most any machine can be converted to a different...

Most any machine can be converted to a different type of control, with enough willingness to throw money at it.

The actual machine is at heart the same. Three motors that turn the dials so an...
Forum: Machining 10-31-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By dubby
The control itself looks pretty simple. The...

The control itself looks pretty simple. The complexity comes in when you have to input the code. At that age, it probably has some sort of disk drive or possibly an old school printer-cable...
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