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Forum: Shop & Safety 01-23-2022, 01:14 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
The south slope of the roof is finished, I had to...

The south slope of the roof is finished, I had to rebuild the roof structure to raise the eave height. There was also a lot of dry rot in the framing, so it was an almost total tear off of it....
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-15-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Last Saturday, I put up the scaffold brackets on...

Last Saturday, I put up the scaffold brackets on the front of the shop to support a 12' pick. I built three of them years ago. They are made from 2" × 2" × 1/8" angle iron. I have used them before,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-02-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
When you get 18" over 24 hours it turns from...

When you get 18" over 24 hours it turns from pretty to a mess. :eek:
Norm, the sun is out here now, supposed to get to 35°F here today.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-01-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
12" so far.:mad: Dan.

12" so far.:mad:
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-01-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Not going to get much done in this mess. Dan.

Not going to get much done in this mess.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-29-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Chris, that is what it has turn into. Put the...

Chris, that is what it has turn into.
Put the plastic back on and cleaned up some left stuff over from demo. Still finding stuff, I think that is the last of the hidden stuff.
Still need to pick...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-28-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Today was spent building the knee wall under the...

Today was spent building the knee wall under the beam and correcting a mistake in the framing.
I installed a 2 × 4 plate on the floor then measured and cut the studs. I then toe nailed them in. ...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-27-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Weather was iffy on Wednesday, so I closed up the...

Weather was iffy on Wednesday, so I closed up the gap in top of the wall that was left when the floor extension was built. I used the drops from the steel roofing that is on the north side of the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-26-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Working between weather fronts and injuries, but...

Working between weather fronts and injuries, but there is progress to report.
The demo is complete, the new framing is almost done and the silage cover is back on for now.
Not enough time to take...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-01-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Update Finished cleaning up the debris from the...

Update
Finished cleaning up the debris from the old roof, burnt all the old wood, stockpiled the old shingles and disposed of the nail infested ashes.
I then made inventory of my building...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-19-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Started the clean up of the old roof, today.:D ...

Started the clean up of the old roof, today.:D
The weather forecast looks favorable for the next week to ten days. Need to check on a few things before proceeding on the reframing part of the job...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-03-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,992
Posted By Lu47Dan
Use screws not nails, I have both on the shop....

Use screws not nails, I have both on the shop. The nails tend to loosen over time.
Find and download a copy of Fabral's installation manual, follow it's recommandation's.
Predrilling the fastening...
Forum: Machining 06-30-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,067
Posted By Lu47Dan
What number taper does your mill have? You...

What number taper does your mill have?
You would be better off getting the correct holder for it instead of relying on a collet to hold it.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-03-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,409
Posted By Lu47Dan
Gerry, Never found a new liquid filled...

Gerry,
Never found a new liquid filled submersible residential well pump
Seen mercury sealed industrial submersible pumps, but most of them were 250+gpm rating in 18"+ wells.
greywynd, those...
Forum: Welding 05-19-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,911
Posted By Lu47Dan
If it is cast steel, use ER70, you do not need...

If it is cast steel, use ER70, you do not need SS.
Why cause machining issues.
Dan.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-17-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,209
Posted By Lu47Dan
You need to heat them up slowly when brand new...

You need to heat them up slowly when brand new anyway. It would just take longer to dry them out than when brand new.
Dan.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-04-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,342
Posted By Lu47Dan
Fools and their money. I have a splitter out...

Fools and their money.
I have a splitter out here that the owner left at the site he was preparing for his new house. Someone dumped a bunch of crap in the tank, while it was there. Over the years...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,342
Posted By Lu47Dan
Plumb a high pressure gauge into the line at the...

Plumb a high pressure gauge into the line at the pump, then take readings. That will tell you more then you can tell with your eyes or ears.
My splitter has a 5000psi glycerin filled gauge plumbed...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-20-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,029
Posted By Lu47Dan
If it was me, I'd get the D-8 mobile again and do...

If it was me, I'd get the D-8 mobile again and do the landscaping so I could mow it with a riding mower
:rolleyes: :D
Do not know of many weeds that will stop a D-8.





Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-30-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Update Weather still not cooperating here....

Update
Weather still not cooperating here. Silage cover still holding up, so at least the shop is dry. Hope to get started next week. Weather forecast better, but not counting on it.
Dan.
Forum: Fabrication 03-11-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,748
Posted By Lu47Dan
I will stick with A/A (acetylene/air) or a Turbo...

I will stick with A/A (acetylene/air) or a Turbo torch on a B-tank. Works better than other torchs do.
A little pricey to set up at first but beats the heck out of a propane torch head.
Dan.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-11-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,858
Posted By Lu47Dan
Serpentine Belt, matching belt size to engine horsepower

A friend wants to change from multiple v-belt drive to a serpentine belt drive. Sheave wear has been eating belts at an alarming rate. $300 / set.
Anyone have an easily understood site where I can...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-05-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Update Spent a couple of hours cleaning up the...

Update
Spent a couple of hours cleaning up the old shingles and wood from the roof. Putting them in an old bedliner for now, will get rid of them in the future.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-02-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,527
Posted By Lu47Dan
Locally, there has been no shortage of bottled...

Locally, there has been no shortage of bottled water, masks are a different story, there has been a run on them. People are such sheep.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-02-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 56,479
Posted By Lu47Dan
Off the roof project, waiting for a tri-axle load...

Off the roof project, waiting for a tri-axle load of 2A to be delivered. Tired of potholes in the driveway. :mad:
Raining right now, have not looked at weather forecast for the week yet. So no plans...
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