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Forum: Machining 08-06-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 614
Posted By Ironman
I find it hard to believe an american made mill...

I find it hard to believe an american made mill would use a bastard number like that. I suspect it really is 60 and wear has whittled it down a few thou. Over the width of a gib, it would be very...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-05-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,823
Posted By Ironman
Your house and the new shop looks very good. My...

Your house and the new shop looks very good. My wife was raving about the shop pad and overhead shelter.
I showed her the house and told her it took a year and you did it yourself. Good Job
Forum: Fabrication 08-05-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,025
Posted By Ironman
The problem can be solved with a 90 degree grease...

The problem can be solved with a 90 degree grease nipple.:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-03-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 475
Posted By Ironman
exactly

exactly
Forum: Machining 07-31-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By Ironman
Here you go Clive....

Here you go Clive. (https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Kalamazoo-Style-Universal-Feed-Cylinder/293563376184?hash=item4459bda238:g:zfsAAOSwxCxT2TIT)
This is very easily done at home if you have a small cylinder...
Forum: Welding 07-30-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By Ironman
When you come here next week, let's go to the...

When you come here next week, let's go to the shop and try something.
Forum: Machining 07-30-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By Ironman
Copper or aluminum, or any soft metal will...

Copper or aluminum, or any soft metal will require a controlled feed. The hydraulic feed cylinder is the best improvement you can make on a bandsaw.
Forum: Machining 07-28-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,055
Posted By Ironman
You will make the same mess x 10 with coolant. ...

You will make the same mess x 10 with coolant.
If you feel you must use a lubricant, try using a mister. There is also cooling tubes that put out -30 air to the tool, or just use plain old...
Forum: Machining 07-28-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,055
Posted By Ironman
Hopefully it remains as it is. Having that...

Hopefully it remains as it is. Having that coolant crap dripping off your machine and coating that nice new concrete floor is the stuff of nightmares.

The best part is when it dries in the cracks...
Forum: Machining 07-26-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By Ironman
As noted previously....it's a lawnmower.:D ...

As noted previously....it's a lawnmower.:D
Steel bushings will work just fine at that low rpm, um wait at no pm, just a few degrees rotation.
Kind of off topic, but you can drill a undersize hole...
Forum: Machining 07-25-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,617
Posted By Ironman
Wire wheel or a little bath in an electrolytic...

Wire wheel or a little bath in an electrolytic rust removal will pretty it up.
And as for the Y won't lock, that can be fixed.
Forum: Machining 07-25-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,617
Posted By Ironman
Wire wheel or a little bath in an electrolytic...

Wire wheel or a little bath in an electrolytic rust removal will pretty it up
Forum: Machining 07-24-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,617
Posted By Ironman
Key stock---milled to fit if you can't get the...

Key stock---milled to fit if you can't get the right size.
Forum: Fabrication 07-24-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,470
Posted By Ironman
An engine flywheel would make a good base for it...

An engine flywheel would make a good base for it and could be bolted on.
Forum: Machining 07-24-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By Ironman
Hey G, you are supposed to put two of them in the...

Hey G, you are supposed to put two of them in the same groove.:D
Forum: Fabrication 07-24-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Ironman
Glad to hear it is a success.

Glad to hear it is a success.
Forum: Machining 07-24-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By Ironman
Yeah, we are. It's all in the name.

Yeah, we are.
It's all in the name.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 859
Posted By Ironman
I have micro feed on my present saw and installed...

I have micro feed on my present saw and installed it on my previous saw.
Everyone has had their blade thrown off by overfeeding.
I had burnt up the motor on the old saw and replaced the 1/4hp motor...
Forum: Machining 07-24-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By Ironman
That is my non machining calipers. Made by...

That is my non machining calipers. Made by Chicom, and displays 3 digits. I use it for a tape measure.:D
My good stuff has its own drawer.


That may be why it was hard to find the info on them....
Forum: Machining 07-23-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By Ironman
Pins and bushings

I have completed a job of making 14 pins and 18 bushings. Some had to be drilled in the center for grease nipples. I drilled one 1/8" hole only for grease entering the bushing. Center boring is a...
Forum: Machining 07-23-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,617
Posted By Ironman
My rule of thumb on "high speed" steel cutters is...

My rule of thumb on "high speed" steel cutters is to treat them like drill bits.
A 1" drill I would turn at 150 rpm.
Tim, are you planning on some finishing cut to remove the rougher marks from the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-22-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 859
Posted By Ironman
The only thing I would ever use WD40 for is...

The only thing I would ever use WD40 for is cutting aluminum. It prefers steel to aluminum and seems to prevent aluminum crap sticking to the blade.
But you need a course tooth blade anyway.
Forum: Welding 07-22-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,472
Posted By Ironman
Kim Jong Un has some for sale. Delivery is...

Kim Jong Un has some for sale. Delivery is difficult.:rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 07-22-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,472
Posted By Ironman
No, that's not required. You can send me the...

No, that's not required. You can send me the money instead.

If you do not want to build your own, get this one here (https://motorguardplasma.com/)
The Motorguard uses a toilet paper filter, and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-21-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 859
Posted By Ironman
Same here in my shop. I do not use coolant on...

Same here in my shop.
I do not use coolant on my bandsaw or my dry cut saw (so named because of no coolant):D
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