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Forum: Fabrication 11-01-2020, 02:05 PM
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Posted By engineman56
Gerry, I would have built this differently. The...

Gerry, I would have built this differently. The beam is 1/4 turn from the way I would have done it. I'm not going to reengineer this. I'm going to get it to work. This is only a repair.

And yes...
Forum: Fabrication 10-31-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By engineman56
Ok here's what I got done. Besides working 14...

Ok here's what I got done. Besides working 14 days in a row, running out of acetylene, the torch tip being screwed up, running to the HoDePo to get a 2 1/4" hole saw, looking for the grinder for who...
Forum: Fabrication 10-21-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,836
Posted By engineman56
Also before I change any hydraulics on it I want...

Also before I change any hydraulics on it I want to run it. I would like to see how it performs.
I can tweak the hydraulics on it if it needs it.
I have just the blocks of wood I can test it with....
Forum: Fabrication 10-21-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,836
Posted By engineman56
I forgot to take some pics today. I'll do it in...

I forgot to take some pics today.
I'll do it in the morning.
I did get the cylinder off. I have it mocked up. Now I can get some measurements.
Its going to be easy to mount. I just want to make...
Forum: Fabrication 10-21-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By engineman56
Milo, The beam is a 8" x 12" H beam 1/2" web. The...

Milo, The beam is a 8" x 12" H beam 1/2" web. The builder turned it a quarter turn when they built it.
I don't like the way it is. I think too much wood chips accumulate in the grooves.
Its going...
Forum: Fabrication 10-21-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By engineman56
I needed to do some sort of thing to keep moving....

I needed to do some sort of thing to keep moving. I'm glad I got to finally do some project too. I have been away too long.

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Forum: Fabrication 10-21-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,836
Posted By engineman56
Digr, I need to move the rod up higher on the...

Digr, I need to move the rod up higher on the pusher so there isn't so much leverage on the upper part. Then it'll reduce trying to bend the upper part of the pusher.
Somebody put all kinds of...
Forum: Fabrication 10-20-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,836
Posted By engineman56
I had to set up the tripod. This stuff is heavy. ...

I had to set up the tripod. This stuff is heavy.
I got the engine off.
So now I'm ready to remove the cylinder.
I have to cut the mounts off and move them up. 158095158096158097

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Forum: Fabrication 10-20-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,836
Posted By engineman56
So today its raining. So I started disassembling...

So today its raining. So I started disassembling it so I can weld on it.
I'm going to move the cylinder up 3"and build a new pusher.
Apparently they from the looks of things the previous owners...
Forum: Fabrication 10-20-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By engineman56
Log Splitter Repair

My nephew, Tyler, bought this log splitter a couple months ago. He brought it to me because he needed help repairing it. The pusher is messed up.
It seems like a good heavily home built machine. ...
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