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Forum: Machining 08-03-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By USMCPOP
Tim, buy one of those 4-way chuck keys for about...

Tim, buy one of those 4-way chuck keys for about $5. Find the size that fits and then just buy a higher quality key of that size if you like. Jacobs had so many different sized chuck keys back in...
Forum: Machining 08-03-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By USMCPOP
Maybe Grizzly? ...

Maybe Grizzly?

https://cdn0.grizzly.com/partslists/g0561_pl.pdf
...
Forum: Welding 06-07-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,578
Posted By USMCPOP
I'm thinking of hacking one of these using some...

I'm thinking of hacking one of these using some LENCO/Tweco connectors. Might work best for spray MIG.
Forum: Machining 06-04-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By USMCPOP
I've heard that ANS can allow 30% greater feeds...

I've heard that ANS can allow 30% greater feeds and speeds and significantly longer tool life than platypus lard oil.
Forum: Fabrication 05-29-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By USMCPOP
I got a free wife in Thailand 41 years ago. No...

I got a free wife in Thailand 41 years ago. No bride price. But maintenance is killing me. Woof! :devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-28-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By USMCPOP
Very interesting and a good video. Thanks!

Very interesting and a good video. Thanks!
Forum: Welding 05-16-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,578
Posted By USMCPOP
Here's a simple homemade reel setup - post #5: ...

Here's a simple homemade reel setup - post #5:

https://forum.millerwelds.com/forum/welding-projects/22883-anyone-make-ther-own-welding-lead-reel
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-13-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By USMCPOP
I'm sure they are cold worked. They do have...

I'm sure they are cold worked. They do have little gasoline torches that they can use to anneal periodically so as not to work harden the material excessively.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-12-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By USMCPOP
Kind of reminds me of a Hmong hill tribe...

Kind of reminds me of a Hmong hill tribe necklace. Traditionally coin silver, but they make them from aluminum as well. I think I have one like this around here somewhere.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-11-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,923
Posted By USMCPOP
Wow! about sums it up. Edit: Now that I...

Wow! about sums it up.

Edit: Now that I think about, it's a BigAzzAxe.
Forum: Machining 05-06-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 972
Posted By USMCPOP
Theft or suckage, let the courts decide. :devil:

Theft or suckage, let the courts decide. :devil:
Forum: Machining 05-05-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 972
Posted By USMCPOP
Jack, how did you get it for $30. ? Now that...

Jack, how did you get it for $30. ?

Now that I'm getting older and have a small tool and limited funds, it's of interest.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-26-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,589
Posted By USMCPOP
I have an anvil something like that, though it...

I have an anvil something like that, though it still has a tail. Looks like a sway-back horse with the dip in the middle. Mine's pretty hefty. My brother bought it for about $30 and gave it to me....
Forum: Fabrication 04-26-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By USMCPOP
Both bevels on the same side? One rubbing and one...

Both bevels on the same side? One rubbing and one scraping!!! Might be OK as a trepanning tool for thin wood if you want a beaver finish, though their teeth are sharper.

I'll bet that insert...
Forum: Machining 04-25-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,336
Posted By USMCPOP
Payback is a bitch. :D

Payback is a bitch. :D
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-22-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,713
Posted By USMCPOP
Reminds me of a summer construction job when I...

Reminds me of a summer construction job when I was a kid. 110 ft x 240 ft Butler steel building. It is an indoor horse riding arena. Early one morning I was walking on top of a roof beam and...
Forum: Fabrication 04-21-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,898
Posted By USMCPOP
You could cut intermittent slots down the middle,...

You could cut intermittent slots down the middle, leaving tabs or a web, then cut the remainder after it cooled. And you could step around to avoid too much heat in one place.

Topics like this...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-02-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,812
Posted By USMCPOP
Go to a local auto parts store and get some paste...

Go to a local auto parts store and get some paste wax.
Forum: Welding 03-07-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By USMCPOP
Oxy-hydrogen info: ...

Oxy-hydrogen info: https://www.harrisproductsgroup.com/en/Expert-Advice/Articles/Oxy-Hydrogen.aspx

excerpt: The use of Oxy-hydrogen fuels is not new to our industry. In the past Hydrogen was...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-17-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,680
Posted By USMCPOP
As for paint color, I'd go with a color used on...

As for paint color, I'd go with a color used on old Fords.

Rock moss green, stone brown, whatever.

I saw an old Hendey lathe restored with a sorta rock moss green color that was stunning.
...
Forum: Welding 02-11-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,585
Posted By USMCPOP
I think some areas in Japan are 100v. Thailand...

I think some areas in Japan are 100v. Thailand is 220, 50 HZ. When I was there 40 years ago, I was lucky to get maybe 170v in the evening. Had to use a multi-tap step-up transformer to get...
Forum: Welding 02-11-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,585
Posted By USMCPOP
As Gwiz posted, it bears a resemblance to a...

As Gwiz posted, it bears a resemblance to a Castolin Eutectic welder. I have an extensive collection of old welder pics saved, and that adjustment handle is tell-tale.

In the fine print at the...
Forum: Welding 02-09-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By USMCPOP
Heed the advice of a wise man. Well said, Ron. ...

Heed the advice of a wise man. Well said, Ron.

When I came back from a 3 year stint overseas, I had a couple jobs I was turned down for. One was a tree trimming company. Another was a nursery...
Forum: Welding 02-09-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By USMCPOP
Benefits like vacation, insurance, 401K or other...

Benefits like vacation, insurance, 401K or other benefits make a difference. As does your location and cost of living there.

Offhand, I'd say you should get at least $5-$6 more per hour.
...
Forum: Machining 02-04-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,427
Posted By USMCPOP
I think I'd have used nail polish to build up a...

I think I'd have used nail polish to build up a temporary ramp on the shaft by the sharp step. Or that thin aluminum tape used for duct work. But I did live in a third-world country for a few...
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