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Forum: Shop & Safety 07-14-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By digger doug
"Oakite" changed hands: ...

"Oakite" changed hands:
https://www.chemetallna.com/
Forum: Welding 07-14-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By digger doug
You really, really should have posted that little...

You really, really should have posted that little factoid about the pix.

I would ask where you set the coarse current control, but at this point,
who cares ?
Forum: Welding 07-12-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By digger doug
Your first pix shows the current control down at...

Your first pix shows the current control down at 80 amps, and the voltage control all the way down.
https://www.lincolnelectric.com/assets/servicenavigator-public/lincoln3/IM308.pdf

The book...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By digger doug
Yes, but if you read the printing on the side of...

Yes, but if you read the printing on the side of the tire, the capacity is under 3k lbs each.

16" truck tires load range E are good for 3k lbs.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By digger doug
Have not seen "HD" anywhere on a Mobile...

Have not seen "HD" anywhere on a Mobile Home.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By digger doug
"HD" ...??? I typed "MH" for "Mobile...

"HD" ...???

I typed "MH" for "Mobile Home".
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By digger doug
My thoughts as well, however, The tires say 75...

My thoughts as well, however,
The tires say 75 psi on the side.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-04-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By digger doug
MH tires/rims.....why is the Schrader valve a bolt in ?

Working on an old trailer axle from a Mobile home.

Bought 2 new tires & rims from local hauler (1 trip tires are $50 each)
One has a leaky valve stem, I noticed every single one has the more...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-02-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By digger doug
Leakdown test only need to roll the engine until...

Leakdown test only need to roll the engine until the valves are closed.
Forum: Machining 06-28-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,267
Posted By digger doug
With the triangle insert pretty "square to the...

With the triangle insert pretty "square to the cut " not much lead angle,
My rule of thumb is cut depth can be up to 1/3 of the width (your .600 dim)

However, I've never set a carbide insert tool...
Forum: Machining 06-27-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,267
Posted By digger doug
Read up on I.C. or inscribed circle. Thats...

Read up on I.C. or inscribed circle.

Thats how they are designated.

For now, just give us a length on the triangle side.
Forum: Welding 06-27-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,825
Posted By digger doug
I really think you need to read more about...

I really think you need to read more about setting up the tests, root gap, land width etc.

Putting the cart before the horse as it were.

As far as expensive weld coupons, get with a local...
Forum: Machining 06-26-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,267
Posted By digger doug
One of the big problems, is that tool is hanging...

One of the big problems, is that tool is hanging out pretty far in that rocker post.

I wouldn't try much more until a proper QC toolpost is purchased.
Forum: Machining 06-26-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,267
Posted By digger doug
What size insert ?

What size insert ?
Forum: Machining 06-26-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,267
Posted By digger doug
Looks good. This is a roughing cut, to remove...

Looks good. This is a roughing cut, to remove material quickly.

If you had a larger nose radius, you would be smoother.

However, larger nose radius, more push away force, and more chance to...
Forum: Machining 06-24-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,267
Posted By digger doug
I use these people:...

I use these people: https://www.hemlytool.com/carbide-inserts/
I walk into the counter (you could e-mail them) and I always ask for
inserts for steel, general purpose coatings for maintenance type...
Forum: Machining 06-24-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,267
Posted By digger doug
I ran a 54" Bullard Dyn-a-trol, with fully...

I ran a 54" Bullard Dyn-a-trol, with fully variable feeds.

Had the feedrate up to .080/rev, and the chips were coming off like rain.
Forum: Machining 06-24-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,267
Posted By digger doug
Try .060 DOC, .020 feed rate, and RPM to make...

Try .060 DOC, .020 feed rate, and RPM to make chips blue.
Forum: Welding 06-23-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,610
Posted By digger doug
You wouldn't understand

You wouldn't understand
Forum: Machining 06-22-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,267
Posted By digger doug
Negative rake tooling, in a rocker tool...

Negative rake tooling, in a rocker tool post.....ugh

tilt it up to get it on center, the heal of the insert rubs.
Forum: Welding 06-22-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,610
Posted By digger doug
I deal with 600 v on a weekly basis.....

I deal with 600 v on a weekly basis.....
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-22-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By digger doug
True Dat, might be 4140 ht like many lathe stick...

True Dat, might be 4140 ht like many lathe stick tools.

Which would be tough, and case harden able.
Forum: Welding 06-22-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,610
Posted By digger doug
Wow...simply W-O-W.....:rolleyes:

Wow...simply W-O-W.....:rolleyes:
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-22-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By digger doug
Buy one without a carbide point (or if it snaps...

Buy one without a carbide point (or if it snaps off, I think it is small enough dia, it won't bother you)
If you want a lower angle, consider mounting a grinder in the toolpost,
and grind the angle...
Forum: Machining 06-21-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,267
Posted By digger doug
Maybe you should post a bigger pix, zoomed out so...

Maybe you should post a bigger pix, zoomed out so they can see your whole set-up.
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