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Forum: Fabrication 03-08-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,263
Posted By OLD MAN
I got put off for two more days. They were...

I got put off for two more days. They were trying to finish a roof. I have learned not to believe what a contractor sez. They came yesterday and got a lot done on the base.

Now we have freezing...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-07-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,108
Posted By OLD MAN
It looks like one has a leather mask and another...

It looks like one has a leather mask and another is working on one.:)
Forum: Machining 03-07-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,697
Posted By OLD MAN
Cutter, trust me, your vise has been apart,...

Cutter, trust me, your vise has been apart, cleaned and lubed twice in recent times. Jerry:)
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-06-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,108
Posted By OLD MAN
Bracing

My brother is on a trip to Mexico and sent me a photo of their construction methods.:)
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-06-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,322
Posted By OLD MAN
I knew I was there when young women started...

I knew I was there when young women started holding the doors open for me.:)
Forum: SFT Information 03-06-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,311
Posted By OLD MAN
Take a pattern to your local shop and have them...

Take a pattern to your local shop and have them cut as many as you need.:)
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-06-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 725,693
Posted By OLD MAN
Randy, glad to see this happen. Too much waisted...

Randy, glad to see this happen. Too much waisted time on the road.:)
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-06-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,322
Posted By OLD MAN
I never thought of that. I suspect they will...

I never thought of that.

I suspect they will all have some kind of thumb problem during their lives. They can really make them go tho.:)
Forum: Machining 03-06-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,173
Posted By OLD MAN
soak it in acetone and light oil. Put it in the...

soak it in acetone and light oil. Put it in the sun and then close to some heat. Don't hurry. Give it a few days for the expansion and contraction to work. I have cleaned several that were stuck...
Forum: Fabrication 03-05-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,263
Posted By OLD MAN
Alas, the inchworm has struck on the first day. ...

Alas, the inchworm has struck on the first day. The men who were to work today were held up on another job because of the wind and won't finish it till this afternoon.They came by and picked up the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-04-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,322
Posted By OLD MAN
My grandchilderen run from 28 to 16 and some of...

My grandchilderen run from 28 to 16 and some of them are mean. Mostly I stay out of their way.:)
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-04-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,322
Posted By OLD MAN
Warning- old age

Old age is not a time but a place in your life. We reach it through different routes so the time varies. Most of us get here with a load of illness that goes with being old.

I am around several...
Forum: Fabrication 03-04-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,090
Posted By OLD MAN
If the tube bundle was stuck we called in water...

If the tube bundle was stuck we called in water blasters to clean the sides and allow them to slide.:)
Forum: Fabrication 03-04-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,263
Posted By OLD MAN
Temporary bathroom

As everyone knows I am no longer able to stand long enough for a shower and my shower is too small for a seat. We have decided to build a temporary shower from a steal box and it will be removed...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-04-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,988
Posted By OLD MAN
I have a pex pipe cutter that works like a pvc...

I have a pex pipe cutter that works like a pvc cutter and makes a nice square cut. You might look into one of those.

Are you installing with rings or swelling the pipe over a fitting.:)
Forum: Fabrication 03-03-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,090
Posted By OLD MAN
I have seen many assembled and the tubes were...

I have seen many assembled and the tubes were welded to the sheets outside and then to a flange. This bundle was slid inside the barrel of the exchanger and supported by the separator sheets and the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-03-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,469
Posted By OLD MAN
This from the net??????????????????????????????? ...

This from the net???????????????????????????????

SWEET POISON...A MUST READ!

In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-01-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,587
Posted By OLD MAN
Potter County authorities arrested a 52-year-old...

Potter County authorities arrested a 52-year-old man who they say accidentally started the massive wildfire that destroyed more than two dozen homes north of Amarillo.

Potter County Sheriff Brian...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-01-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,583
Posted By OLD MAN
My anvil has two hardy holes and some tools fit...

My anvil has two hardy holes and some tools fit into both of them at the same time.

I looked at a display in a museum about how mine would be used and it was on the rig floor and the forge was off...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-28-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,587
Posted By OLD MAN
Matador has been emptyed and there are buildings...

Matador has been emptyed and there are buildings burning in town..

For our nothern friends these fires go from Colorado City to Borger, a distance of 400 miles and there are many fires and some...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-27-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,587
Posted By OLD MAN
The winds have dropped some. There are 3 more...

The winds have dropped some. There are 3 more fires and Canyon has removed 6000 people from town.

I hope Brad checks in with a fina report. Jerry
Forum: Fabrication 02-27-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,776
Posted By OLD MAN
it is a very small door. How about a track and...

it is a very small door. How about a track and slide it straight up.:)
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-27-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,587
Posted By OLD MAN
Amarillo fire

There are 4 large grass fires around Amarillo right now. They are pulling out around where Panhandle Redneck lives. He was OK awhile ago but a coupla friends had burned. The winds won't let up...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-27-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,047
Posted By OLD MAN
They is the battery store where we took it to be...

They is the battery store where we took it to be rebuilt. Judge Bob dropped it off and we were expecting a rebuild so nothing was said about trash if it was bad.

This battery gets more expensive...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-27-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 725,693
Posted By OLD MAN
I think it is just the begining and you will love...

I think it is just the begining and you will love it more and more. Jerry:)
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