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Forum: Machining 05-23-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By rustythe4x4
I have threaded aluminum pipe as well, make sure...

I have threaded aluminum pipe as well, make sure your dies are sharp, or it will be a bad day. I have a die that will cut steel with no issues, but will just eat the first two or three threads off...
Forum: Fabrication 05-13-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,044
Posted By rustythe4x4
Nice setup! Around here a few guys get an extra...

Nice setup!
Around here a few guys get an extra long flatdeck and drop a slide in truck camper at the front so they can haul their junk behind it.
Then there is Kevin; he built a custom 4 door...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-10-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,472
Posted By rustythe4x4
In my experience, in the mild temps during winter...

In my experience, in the mild temps during winter (just below freezing) the new diesels seem to over compensate and dump more than the 1 to 2% of fuel used they are supposed to. My last 6.7 Cummins...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-13-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By rustythe4x4
One piece at a time compressor

Rustyjr has recently moved into a new shack with an outdoor SWMBO shelter (Garage) and decided he needs an air source. He approached the hoarder of crap and asked if I had anything "laying around"....
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-21-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,687
Posted By rustythe4x4
I got some of the same type of tube as well. I...

I got some of the same type of tube as well.
I got enough to do 2 of the high bays in my shop but have only done one since I am having difficulty finding replacement tombstones that fit my fixtures....
Forum: Machining 11-06-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,806
Posted By rustythe4x4
More cool tools. I need to check out the...

More cool tools.

I need to check out the recent shop mods too.

I'm following this thread with interest.
Forum: Welding 10-18-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,068
Posted By rustythe4x4
Mrs. Rusty and Rusty Jr. Got me a Lincoln 3350...

Mrs. Rusty and Rusty Jr. Got me a Lincoln 3350 last Christmas. I'm still blown away by just how clear it is compared to my $50 cheapie.
Forum: Fabrication 09-14-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,178
Posted By rustythe4x4
Its getting ready for snow! The RO was working...

Its getting ready for snow!
The RO was working overnight and for the summer months I use the reject water for the trees and grass.
Kinda froze!
Forum: Fabrication 09-07-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,178
Posted By rustythe4x4
Seems like no one has ever run a snow blower on...

Seems like no one has ever run a snow blower on the back of a tractor.

I like the idea!
I grew up where you blow the snow or you run out if places to push it. I live in an area now where most...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-03-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,140
Posted By rustythe4x4
I'll chime in with my 2 cents Canadian. I...

I'll chime in with my 2 cents Canadian.
I bought a 3550 Ford with a 710 hoe. 17 footer! Good price, but I would have been further ahead to rent when needed rather than have one for the...
Forum: Welding 07-27-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,610
Posted By rustythe4x4
I got a 3350 from Mrs Rusty for Christmas. I...

I got a 3350 from Mrs Rusty for Christmas. I love it!
It's amazing what you can see.

If you can get a promo and sale at the same time they can really knock the $$$ off.
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-17-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,379
Posted By rustythe4x4
Everything but the house here is either tin or...

Everything but the house here is either tin or being tinned.
Three buildings have 1x4 strapping over shingles and tin on that.
The others are tin direct on the roof. Sheds and an open shelter.
No...
Forum: Machining 06-30-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By rustythe4x4
Now that sounds like a party!

Now that sounds like a party!
Forum: Welding 06-21-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,148
Posted By rustythe4x4
It didnt. I filled up the space so quick I had to...

It didnt. I filled up the space so quick I had to look at the picture to remember what it looked like!
Forum: Welding 06-15-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,148
Posted By rustythe4x4
Thanks! To be honest I think I was just trying...

Thanks!
To be honest I think I was just trying to show off a little empty floor. :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 06-14-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,148
Posted By rustythe4x4
Recycled welding table

I threw together a new welding table. A friend had given me a temporary table he had at his shop, so it was a good starting point. I built a cart frame from the salvaged arms of an engine hoist...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-19-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,626
Posted By rustythe4x4
+12 today here and a frozen culvert. Fun times.

+12 today here and a frozen culvert.
Fun times.
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-19-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,626
Posted By rustythe4x4
Nice progress Gerry. It's looking good. We...

Nice progress Gerry. It's looking good.
We still have a pile of snow around here, with intermittent blotches of mud between. There is still frost 6" down so you have a thin layer of slimy snot on...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-05-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,457
Posted By rustythe4x4
I have been using Parrafin wax for my saws for...

I have been using Parrafin wax for my saws for years under the advisement of my Grand Dad.
Forum: Welding 03-31-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,909
Posted By rustythe4x4
Mrs Rusty and Rustyjr got me the new top of the...

Mrs Rusty and Rustyjr got me the new top of the line Lincoln for Christmas.
I have to say WOW, and I highly recommend it.
Once you get the headgear set its fantastic and light!
Forum: Welding 03-31-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,649
Posted By rustythe4x4
I run my shop at 145. I'll run a pre-reg in front...

I run my shop at 145. I'll run a pre-reg in front of my plasma now.
Thanks Gerry.
Forum: Machining 03-04-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,851
Posted By rustythe4x4
Pride in your own craftsmanship is a badge I have...

Pride in your own craftsmanship is a badge I have found few can wear.
Wear yours with honour.
Forum: Welding 02-25-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By rustythe4x4
Nice work, as usual.

Nice work, as usual.
Forum: Machining 02-18-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By rustythe4x4
Nice score!

Nice score!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-09-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By rustythe4x4
Yep. Powerpole. Just make sure you get the...

Yep.
Powerpole.
Just make sure you get the appropriately sized connectors to match what you have / the job you are doing.
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