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Forum: Machining Yesterday, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By JBFab
I can't wait to use that one . . .

I can't wait to use that one . . .
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,579
Posted By JBFab
Looks way too nice to put in a ratty old pickup...

Looks way too nice to put in a ratty old pickup buddy. Go find him an old charger now and take him through an entire restoration! [emoji16]

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By JBFab
How often have you had to replace the bearings at...

How often have you had to replace the bearings at the knuckle? This thing seems to eat them every 2-3 years.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By JBFab
Yep, that sounds about right . . . lol.

Yep, that sounds about right . . . lol.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By JBFab
Yes, they are in an oil bath. We did drain some...

Yes, they are in an oil bath. We did drain some oil out of both sides, whether or not it was to the proper amount I couldn't tell you. Both sides were relatively clean aside from the shiny bits in...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-10-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By JBFab
New Holland TN70A - front axle fun

My good friend and neighbor across the section called and said one of his front tires was locked up on his tractor. I went over to help tear it down and drink his beer :D. After a bit of surgery we...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-10-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,579
Posted By JBFab
I may rib and poke at ya from time to time, but...

I may rib and poke at ya from time to time, but you know it's all in good fun and I'd expect the same from you. In all seriousness, that young man is never going to forget this experience. This is...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-05-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,579
Posted By JBFab
Dumbass . . . I'd fire that sonofabitch!:D

Dumbass . . . I'd fire that sonofabitch!:D
Forum: Fabrication 08-19-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,942
Posted By JBFab
Grain is surprisingly abrasive. Also, in seed...

Grain is surprisingly abrasive. Also, in seed plants especially clean-out is very important to prevent mixing of different batches. I used to work for a company that specialized in this work. I...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-18-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By JBFab
Around here, some of the trail riders only run...

Around here, some of the trail riders only run fronts as well. They carry a bit more of their weight on the front than the back. I assumed that was part of the reason.

Also, some farriers run...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-17-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,579
Posted By JBFab
Agreed. I also agree with a previous poster that...

Agreed. I also agree with a previous poster that the radius at the edge of the wheel is far more critical than how much is taken off.

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Forum: Machining 08-15-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By JBFab
What ya building?? Sent from my mobile...

What ya building??

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,579
Posted By JBFab
No pics yet? WTF that was 5 hours ago! Get...

No pics yet? WTF that was 5 hours ago! Get movin'!!! :-D

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Forum: Welding 08-10-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By JBFab
A thought for you. You may be get more longevity...

A thought for you. You may be get more longevity using a lipo battery like the one shown in the picture.

Also, a suggestion - attach the battery as close to the pivot point of the headgear as...
Forum: Fabrication 07-28-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By JBFab
Yep, maybe more specifically "clevis rod end...

Yep, maybe more specifically "clevis rod end (https://www.mcmaster.com/clevises)".

McMaster has them.
Forum: Fabrication 07-22-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By JBFab
If you do end up using power tool batteries, I...

If you do end up using power tool batteries, I saw these available for DeWalt 20v batteries. If you rig up your own the two outside pi s are + and - while the inner pins allow you to select lower...
Forum: Fabrication 07-19-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,868
Posted By JBFab
I used to work for a company that built seed and...

I used to work for a company that built seed and feed mills. We used a rack gear welded to the bottom of the slide plate and a the pinion attached to a shaft with a handwheel. It worked pretty...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-17-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By JBFab
Same here. McMaster isn't usually the cheapest,...

Same here. McMaster isn't usually the cheapest, but prices are acceptable for the most part. The ridiculously prompt shipping is nice, and I never get any spam from them.
Forum: Fabrication 07-10-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,378
Posted By JBFab
Then use those.

Then use those.
Forum: Fabrication 07-10-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,378
Posted By JBFab
Here is the press brake tonnage calculator I made...

Here is the press brake tonnage calculator I made - I had to take off the calculator for bumping a radius - I don't have the conversion to PDF done yet. But I figures something is better than...
Forum: Welding 07-07-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By JBFab
I understood you fine, but I can't seem to find...

I understood you fine, but I can't seem to find anything like that local to me.

That coupled with the fact that I'm still not confident in my ability to diagnose and repair one.

Sent from...
Forum: Machining 07-07-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,651
Posted By JBFab
Cut a slot in the end of a piece of round bar...

Cut a slot in the end of a piece of round bar about the size of the head, as wide as the slot. Tack a piece of flat that fits the head of the fastener in the slot on the round bar. Next take (4)...
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By JBFab
Thanks for your reply, this particular model is...

Thanks for your reply, this particular model is pilot start.

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Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By JBFab
Thanks for your input. I took a look at that...

Thanks for your input. I took a look at that option, and didn't find anything that seemed to be priced right/something that I'm confident I could diagnose and repair.

Working, well used (beat up)...
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By JBFab
Chinesium Plasma Cutters

This topic has been posted here before, but it appears as though it's been a few years.

Has anyone here actually purchased one of the Lotos or other chinesium branded plasma cutters? I normally...
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