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Forum: Welding 12-03-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By Wen
How about , "Autumn" ??? That's a nice...

How about , "Autumn" ??? That's a nice friendly name!;)
Forum: Fabrication 03-13-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,262
Posted By Wen
To the OP, are you confusing stainless and...

To the OP, are you confusing stainless and galvanized? Those shiney BBQ's you see at Home Depot are all stainless.

I also agree that this project is not something for the beginner, but maybe...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-31-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,119
Posted By Wen
Thanks to all for your input. I've wondered...

Thanks to all for your input. I've wondered about this for years.

It's interesting about running the WTS cycle twice. I've also wondered about that too, and I've asked several mechanics but have...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-31-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,119
Posted By Wen
Diesel Cold Start:

OK, I know that diesel engine have glow plugs (most common) that have to warm up before the starter is engaged.

But I've always wondered what happens if someone doesn't wait for the glow plugs...
Forum: Fabrication 03-22-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,347
Posted By Wen
I pull off all of the rattle can spray tips and...

I pull off all of the rattle can spray tips and toss them into a pint jar half filled with lacquer thinner. I do this after every spray project, even before the can is empty.

I give the jar a...
Forum: Fabrication 05-20-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,186
Posted By Wen
OK... Now how is your helper doing? ...

OK...

Now how is your helper doing?

How are the bacon samiches in Vermont?

Have you been called into the supers office lately?

Did you rip off the roach coach today?
Forum: Fabrication 04-26-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,573
Posted By Wen
Happy, Happy Birthday Keith. Video at 10. ...

Happy, Happy Birthday Keith. Video at 10. :devil:
Forum: Fabrication 03-19-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,492
Posted By Wen
Subscribed: Walker, I'm looking forward to...

Subscribed:

Walker, I'm looking forward to seeing how you're going to bring this one home. 1/2" wall aluminum tube welded to 1/2" aluminum plate is going to take some serious A/C amps. I would...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-12-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By Wen
I pulled the shroud off, and located a male...

I pulled the shroud off, and located a male barbed fitting that the small tube slides onto. The fitting comes off of the carb. The second larger tube is the crankcase vent.

Cleaned everything...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-12-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By Wen
The small tube goes up into the carb. shroud,...

The small tube goes up into the carb. shroud, then disappears into the shroud around the cylinder. The end of the small tube looks like it was connected to something at sometime in the past...
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Forum: Fabrication 03-11-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,652
Posted By Wen
The more light you can get onto the project, the...

The more light you can get onto the project, the better. I would have the helper (if available) use a bright 110 volt light to illuminate where you're spraying. Maybe your shop lights are adequate....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-10-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By Wen
Tecumseh snow king hmsk100 question.

Was winterizing (summerizing?) the snow blower and noticed a plastic tube hanging down next to the carb. I'm thinking it a vent tube for something, crankcase? I can't find a fitting that would...
Forum: Welding 03-08-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,654
Posted By Wen
Thanks for posting this info, I had no idea that...

Thanks for posting this info, I had no idea that the power and water shared a common return. I use a couple of different air cooled (gas) torches, but have never run a water cooled torch.

Welding...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-01-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,823
Posted By Wen
Some kind of chastity belt? :eek:

Some kind of chastity belt? :eek:
Forum: Fabrication 02-01-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,722
Posted By Wen
We used to ride dirt bikes, and shoot guns right...

We used to ride dirt bikes, and shoot guns right where the Everett Boeing plant is located. There was an old gravel pit there, and miles and miles of trails for riding bikes. We lived just a mile...
Forum: Fabrication 12-04-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,062
Posted By Wen
Looks like a lot of thought and love went into...

Looks like a lot of thought and love went into that project. Well done. Condolences for your loss.
Forum: Machining 08-19-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,269
Posted By Wen
Maybe they will open a factory in Vermont... ...

Maybe they will open a factory in Vermont... :devil:
Forum: Fabrication 07-13-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,301
Posted By Wen
Just wait till Laura shows off her new table to...

Just wait till Laura shows off her new table to the neighbors.

Nicely done, great write up too. :)

Now, maybe a brass pole, some disco lights. Ya never know... :devil:
Forum: Fabrication 07-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,088
Posted By Wen
Sending prayers, sorry to hear the bad news. ...

Sending prayers, sorry to hear the bad news. Makes me reset my meter for what qualifies as a bad day. We are so blessed, and I pray I never forget that.

Nice work, I'm sure that your gifts...
Forum: Fabrication 07-06-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,329
Posted By Wen
Does Wilma have a sister? :D

Does Wilma have a sister? :D
Forum: Fabrication 02-03-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,470
Posted By Wen
Go Hawks!

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Forum: Fabrication 12-10-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,727
Posted By Wen
Put a tag on it with a description of what its...

Put a tag on it with a description of what its used for so that your kids don't post a photo here in a few years asking "what the heck is this thing"? :)
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,983
Posted By Wen
I'm amazed at the talent on this website. Well...

I'm amazed at the talent on this website. Well done. It's nice to see a craft mans work in this throw away, plastic world.
Forum: Welding 07-16-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,820
Posted By Wen
That 4x4 should be pressure treated.... and a...

That 4x4 should be pressure treated.... and a couple of traffic cones and he's good to go... :D
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,785
Posted By Wen
Tnmike: Knowing your high standards and...

Tnmike:

Knowing your high standards and relentless pursuit of perfection, I will volunteer to test out your Mark 1 prototype. I will do this at no cost to you, and I will provide you with an...
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