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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 11:38 AM
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Posted By mccutter
Not a bad wage! I suppose it is nice to live in...

Not a bad wage! I suppose it is nice to live in the "rich" side of town... :D Around here, people expect everything for free and that would have been a "I can give you $100 when I get paid next...
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 127,640
Posted By mccutter
I think he's going to have to tear up the...

I think he's going to have to tear up the floor... ;)
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-11-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 127,640
Posted By mccutter
Damn, that's some big iron! ;) Looks like the...

Damn, that's some big iron! ;) Looks like the weather was nice--good for you! :)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-09-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 888
Posted By mccutter
In addition to emery cloth, you might try a 6"...

In addition to emery cloth, you might try a 6" mill bastard file along the top of any raise grooves to knock them down. If you are careful, you will avoid filing any of the smooth surfaces.

I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-09-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,342
Posted By mccutter
A trailer supply shop may have leaf spring...

A trailer supply shop may have leaf spring hardware like u-bolts...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-07-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 127,640
Posted By mccutter
Yes, if you have not done so already. Or at least...

Yes, if you have not done so already. Or at least inspect them... PS: how is the inside of the fuel tank? Dirty/rusty?

Were there any puddles of fuel anywhere? Maybe it leaked and lost prime? Is...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-06-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 876
Posted By mccutter
The older Milky stuff was made in the US then...

The older Milky stuff was made in the US then some were made in Mexico. A decade or two ago a Hong Kong company bought them out, eliminated many of the corded tools from the catalog and about 90% of...
Forum: Fabrication 06-06-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By mccutter
I know I'd be tripping on it... :D PS: If...

I know I'd be tripping on it... :D

PS: If you can recess it by routering that would be the way to go. A lip at the top of a stairway gives me concern...
Forum: Welding 06-03-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,017
Posted By mccutter
To add to this, if an acetylene tank is stored on...

To add to this, if an acetylene tank is stored on its side, it must be put upright for at least a couple hours--I wait at least a half a day. This allows liquid to leave the valve and settle as low...
Forum: Welding 06-03-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,017
Posted By mccutter
The reason I mentioned it is I have a NEW...

The reason I mentioned it is I have a NEW impeller for some off-brand ski hanging on a nail in my shop I would give you if you walked in the door. :) It was too pretty to scrap so I hung it up to...
Forum: Welding 06-03-2021, 12:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,017
Posted By mccutter
How about repurposing a jet-ski impeller? They...

How about repurposing a jet-ski impeller? They already have a shaft that could be turned down to the dia. you need...
Forum: Welding 06-03-2021, 12:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,017
Posted By mccutter
How much money do you want to spend? ;) We are...

How much money do you want to spend? ;) We are PROS at helping others spend their money on tools here at SFT, many do it addictively and with no outside influence needed... :D

All those processes...
Forum: Welding 06-02-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,017
Posted By mccutter
Just about anything will kill or injure you in...

Just about anything will kill or injure you in excess. Especially in Cali. since you'all voted for Prop 65 warnings on just about everything... :rolleyes: ;)

But getting back to what Brian said,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-31-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 876
Posted By mccutter
I take it you don't like to have to change disks...

I take it you don't like to have to change disks in the middle of a job? :confused: :D

I think I've got a baker's half-dozen split between two shops, all 4-1/2". Guards, wrenches and handles are...
Forum: Fabrication 05-31-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,203
Posted By mccutter
Referring to your pics I didn't realize it was so...

Referring to your pics I didn't realize it was so long. Be sure to back the metal you are tweaking with more metal to spread the load. You could use 2x2 shims of various thickness placed under the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-30-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 876
Posted By mccutter
My biceps and forearms started bulging just...

My biceps and forearms started bulging just looking at that picture... :D
Forum: Fabrication 05-30-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,203
Posted By mccutter
Flip it upside-down and use a BFH to hammer it...

Flip it upside-down and use a BFH to hammer it straight? :confused: Maybe some shims under it so you can hammer a little "extra" away from the bow?
Forum: Fabrication 05-28-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,118
Posted By mccutter
To concur with what the others have said, water...

To concur with what the others have said, water makes a good fire puterouter. :) Next to the weld table I keep a repurposed Windex spray bottle filled with water and labeled as such. It comes in...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-28-2021, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 127,640
Posted By mccutter
Looks good! :) Now would be a good time to put a...

Looks good! :) Now would be a good time to put a metal edge on it. I don't know if you can get concrete wash out around there but might be a good filler around the slabs.
Forum: Fabrication 05-26-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,118
Posted By mccutter
Welcome Aboard! :) Whenever I hear "I want...

Welcome Aboard! :)

Whenever I hear "I want to do metal in a woodshop" I hear "fire!fire!fire!". ;)

Working steel by cutting, grinding, sanding, welding, plasma, etc. generates hot sparks that...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-24-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By mccutter
On occasion I watch this guy on gootoob CHANNEL...

On occasion I watch this guy on gootoob CHANNEL (https://www.youtube.com/user/bigclivedotcom) He takes common and not-so-common electrical items apart and/or repairs/builds them, etc... Often...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,172
Posted By mccutter
I believe my pocket ref has trig tables in it......

I believe my pocket ref has trig tables in it... :)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By mccutter
And when they were done, they lit a cigarette and...

And when they were done, they lit a cigarette and let the smoke out... :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-22-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,172
Posted By mccutter
I challenge everyone here to do some long...

I challenge everyone here to do some long division once in a while. Knowing this may be helpful when the Chinese pop off some HEMPS overhead destroying the electrical grid and sensitive electrical...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-21-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,172
Posted By mccutter
YES!!! It is called the The Decimal System! :D...

YES!!! It is called the The Decimal System! :D Instead of fractions, we divide the inch into multiples of ten! :) So 1/10" is 1 divided by 10 which is 0.10" and so on... Brilliant! ;)

PS: and if...
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