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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-20-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I did that on the previous one but never got...

I did that on the previous one but never got around to it on the last install. I don't trust those plastic ones to re-seal so dont do the "periodic" flush bit.
...lew...
Forum: Welding 08-19-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Maybe you should find out why it trips the...

Maybe you should find out why it trips the breaker. :-) and fix it .
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-06-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By Lew Hartswick
My two Kennedys are both OLD. :-) The most...

My two Kennedys are both OLD. :-) The most recent one is well over 20 years, bought used from a local "tool collector" , the other bought new in about 1955 when I was an electronic technician, for...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-04-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By Lew Hartswick
If you do use epoxy, I highly recommend West...

If you do use epoxy, I highly recommend West System "GFlex" . It's great for that sort of application, where there is some flexibility needed.
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 07-31-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,346
Posted By Lew Hartswick
The cutter certainly looks it. :-) One of those...

The cutter certainly looks it. :-) One of those carbide tipped boring bars . :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 07-26-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 24,436
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Just looked at this thread: What happened to...

Just looked at this thread: What happened to Mark Ball ??? I noticed he had a post or so on this.
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 07-22-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I think it was the secondary he removed. ( The...

I think it was the secondary he removed. ( The high voltage for the maggie. I don't see any sign of the filament [pardon me Heater] winding either.) :-)
...lew... and old Radar maintenance...
Forum: Machining 06-02-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Just a simplified version of the recoil rope...

Just a simplified version of the recoil rope lawnmower starter. :-) I suppose all you guys have tractors or battery powered lawnmowers and have forgotten such devices. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 06-01-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Making the slits is always the biggest problem....

Making the slits is always the biggest problem. Should be 3 so can't just use a bandsaw . I suppose on a large one could do 4 but I've never done any big enough to do so. I've made a bunch of hex...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-19-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,452
Posted By Lew Hartswick
IF you really consider Carbonic acid an acid I...

IF you really consider Carbonic acid an acid I guess there is but it's so weak as to hardly qualify. :-) CO2 dissolved in water. You had better be careful of all that ACID in anything that fizzes....
Forum: Machining 05-13-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Your pix looks exactly like the ones we have . ...

Your pix looks exactly like the ones we have . Note the big view has to be reversed, the shank is on the wrong side. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 05-13-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By Lew Hartswick
My recommendation for a knurling tool is this...

My recommendation for a knurling tool is this one. We have been using them for 20 years at the high school . I did get a new set of knurls with the tapered edges.
...lew...
Forum: Machining 05-03-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I thought everyone read all three, HSM, HM, and...

I thought everyone read all three, HSM, HM, and PM as well as SFT. :-) I only quit the HM due to that silly build in remote location crap that went on for so many months and evidently seveal years....
Forum: Machining 04-27-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,503
Posted By Lew Hartswick
HOORAY!! I do hate to see that word "Vernier"...

HOORAY!! I do hate to see that word "Vernier" used for something that hasn't had a vernier on it. The only exception would be if the Frenchman , Mr Vernier owned it. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 04-27-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I've "known" Marv for years and have downloaded...

I've "known" Marv for years and have downloaded and used quite a few of his pgms. Also a few of the things he's built have been slick .
Gerry is that stupid thread on building in remote...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-20-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Well at least the tractors with the front wheels...

Well at least the tractors with the front wheels off the ground have "steering" left by individual braking on the rear wheels. The other idiots are just plain STUPID. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 04-19-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By Lew Hartswick
These are Buggies . ...lew...

These are Buggies .
...lew...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-16-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Lew Hartswick
What is in that glass? That looks like stuff...

What is in that glass? That looks like stuff that doesn't work well with machining. :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 04-14-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Lew Hartswick
I liked how FAST he adjusted the 4 jaw to center...

I liked how FAST he adjusted the 4 jaw to center that bore . :-)
...lew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-13-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,884
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Two things : One; what is all that Bambo shoots...

Two things : One; what is all that Bambo shoots doing in the mud?
and two; wish they had shown putting up and taking down the forms .
...lew...
Forum: Fabrication 03-29-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,387
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Oh yea and this having to open up the pressure...

Oh yea and this having to open up the pressure cyl. to see the dia is silly. Just measure the pressure for a KNOWN weight on it and (what is that expression,? "Bob's your Uncle") :-)
...lew...
Forum: Machining 03-26-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,406
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Here is a handy addition to your lathe tooling ....

Here is a handy addition to your lathe tooling . :-) That thing in the last pix is difficult to hold in position.
...lew...
Forum: Machining 03-24-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 342
Posted By Lew Hartswick
One of our Bridgeports has a Anlam (glass scales)...

One of our Bridgeports has a Anlam (glass scales) on it and I've been using it for the last 20 years with not a hiccup. It's only 2 axis but the knee has been adequate for the Z axis control for...
Forum: Machining 03-24-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 718
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Yep. That is about the only thing I can think...

Yep. That is about the only thing I can think they would be good for . Saw off the stupid "Bump" knurl end and use the shank. Oh and Bump has been one of the common names for those "pieces of shit"...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-24-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,516
Posted By Lew Hartswick
Throw sme cheep white paint on thewalls and it'll...

Throw sme cheep white paint on thewalls and it'll be equal to another set of lights and no ladder/wiring to fight. :-)
...lew...
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