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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-12-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By Ironman
You also went the extra mile and did things cause...

You also went the extra mile and did things cause they needed doin'
But $800...that'll buy some chocolate ice cream
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-07-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 879
Posted By Ironman
I sure like them. Durable as hell, I have not had...

I sure like them. Durable as hell, I have not had one fail. The only complaint I have is the chuck on the 1/2" drill, I wish it had a key
Forum: Fabrication 06-06-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By Ironman
That would work, all it needs are tacks that can...

That would work, all it needs are tacks that can be ground smooth after.
The first choice would be to clamp it down flat before welding, but sometime the piece is too large or wide to clamp so...
Forum: Fabrication 06-06-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By Ironman
If you are concerned that a weld will cause...

If you are concerned that a weld will cause warping, tack on some scrap pieces of material before you start to brace it in position. Most or all of the warping will be prevented.
Forum: Fabrication 06-05-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By Ironman
Nice build, maybe someday I will finish my belt...

Nice build, maybe someday I will finish my belt sander project:o
Forum: Fabrication 05-30-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By Ironman
I would attach one end to a table, and apply spot...

I would attach one end to a table, and apply spot heat to the curved flange. if the angle you are screwing to the table bows away, the flange at right angles to it is the one to straighten.
Heat a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-19-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 127,648
Posted By Ironman
Me too. Sometimes ignorance is bliss. My apron...

Me too.
Sometimes ignorance is bliss. My apron on my shop is 10' x 53'. Because I did not know that concrete will do these gymnastics, I staked it every 3-4 ft and put 10 yards into it. Not a single...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-18-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Ironman
Does it have fuel? does the plug get wet with...

Does it have fuel? does the plug get wet with fuel?
Those damn things are worse than a diesel for not pumping fuel.
Forum: Machining 05-16-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By Ironman
Nice. I never thought of doing that.

Nice. I never thought of doing that.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-15-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,942
Posted By Ironman
Good way to keep lift weight down and yet be able...

Good way to keep lift weight down and yet be able to work off the ground.

I noted today that the Wyoming shallots have started peering out of the ground, about 50% of them. The rest have a blanket...
Forum: Fabrication 05-15-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,044
Posted By Ironman
Neil, they save a significant amount of fuel, so...

Neil, they save a significant amount of fuel, so all the triaxle trailer mfg's are installing lift kits on them. Empty tanker and flat decks are always rolling along now with 2 axles lifted.
It also...
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,106
Posted By Ironman
Welcome, OldPhart, Hope you have fun here.

Welcome, OldPhart,
Hope you have fun here.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-14-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,942
Posted By Ironman
Good to see it happening again. I noted green...

Good to see it happening again.
I noted green grass, every time I come down there, it ends up in winter or early spring.
Finally getting some warmth up here, I think the danger of a night frost...
Forum: Fabrication 05-13-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,044
Posted By Ironman
Neil, I just had to save that shower picture....

Neil, I just had to save that shower picture. There have been times in the bush in the '90's that I did that with a wood pallet, propane demand heater and gas pump. Excellent project and good for...
Forum: Welding 05-13-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,430
Posted By Ironman
Looks sharp with the red Lincoln

Looks sharp with the red Lincoln
Forum: Welding 05-12-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,430
Posted By Ironman
The secret to backing up a short reach trailer,...

The secret to backing up a short reach trailer, or a 60 ft Super B, is to have a mental picture in your mind of what you are doing. You imagine that the trailer is the main vehicle, and the vehicle...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-11-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,498
Posted By Ironman
Mark, I have an original Franz Chrome plated...

Mark, I have an original Franz Chrome plated toilet paper filter in original box. We can talk about it.:) Also suggest using a color change silica gel desiccant as the beads from princess don't work...
Forum: Welding 05-10-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,430
Posted By Ironman
Good to see the forces of evil have not slowed...

Good to see the forces of evil have not slowed you down. You're even tough enough to practice with W....hope you wore a mask:devil:
Forum: Welding 05-08-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Ironman
That looks like an in house tracking number from...

That looks like an in house tracking number from a manufacturer who has to track and certify every bit of stock in the manufacturing process. I see a lot of stamped drops, also common to have a...
Forum: Welding 05-04-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By Ironman
What are you trying to make? If it is just a air...

What are you trying to make? If it is just a air tank standing upright, you can leave the bell ends alone and just put on a skirt that will become a flat base and leave the bell end alone.
Forum: Welding 05-04-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By Ironman
What are you trying to make? Is this going to be...

What are you trying to make? Is this going to be a pressure vessel when built?
If itis, what are the working pressures?
Forum: Fabrication 05-04-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,827
Posted By Ironman
I watched the movie again. I think you should...

I watched the movie again. I think you should make the chute longer so you don't have to bend down so far.
Forum: Fabrication 05-03-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,827
Posted By Ironman
Nice work Cam. Wonder if a couple of vanes on...

Nice work Cam.
Wonder if a couple of vanes on the backside of the cutters would increase airflow and chip ejection
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-02-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Ironman
Commonly used refrigerant for years. The...

Commonly used refrigerant for years. The thermo-syphons to keep ground frozen to support the Alaska oil pipeline pedestals are filled with it. Thermo syphons used to keep buildings stable in the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-01-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By Ironman
I'm a Rockauto kind of guy. Never had it take...

I'm a Rockauto kind of guy. Never had it take longer than 3 days, but you can get next day if you want to pay a high price.
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