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Forum: Shop & Safety 10-29-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By tnmike
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-27-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By tnmike
It takes 5 ma of current to trip a gfci outlet....

It takes 5 ma of current to trip a gfci outlet. The REA here has so many loose and missing neutrals it's amazing. Guess where some of that return current goes? They left a span of primary...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-27-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By tnmike
I was talking to a local electrician here the...

I was talking to a local electrician here the other day. A normal new house requires around $7,000 in material to wire. That figure does not include labor. I have a degree in electrical engineering...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-27-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By tnmike
One light switched at the man door and one gfci...

One light switched at the man door and one gfci outlet. That is the NEC minimum. The main reason is to get the inspector out of my business.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-27-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By tnmike
Why quit? Outstanding finds

Why quit? Outstanding finds
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-27-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By tnmike
New shop

It's taken a long time to finally get here but things are finally coming together. 30x40, 12 ft walls, 12 ft roll up door and a 6 inch concrete slab. I'm doing a minimal wiring job this week and then...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By tnmike
If you are measuring no load battery terminal to...

If you are measuring no load battery terminal to terminal and get 11.8 volts the battery is bad unless you have a parasitic load somewhere.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By tnmike
11.8 volts no load is too low. It indicates a 30...

11.8 volts no load is too low. It indicates a 30 % charge. I would suspect sulphation and possibly a weak cell gravitating towards failure.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-26-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By tnmike
Get motor size nailed down. We can go from there...

Get motor size nailed down. We can go from there quickly.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By tnmike
Does it need to run 24/7? If so you will need a...

Does it need to run 24/7? If so you will need a battery bank. A 12vdc would be your best choice for that motor size. Even if you need it only during daylight hours cloud cover will be an issue...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-23-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By tnmike
There are 746 watts per horsepower. We can figure...

There are 746 watts per horsepower. We can figure the wattage but the rest we can't guess on.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-23-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By tnmike
I own an F350 with a 7.3 IDI. 12 ft steel flat...

I own an F350 with a 7.3 IDI. 12 ft steel flat bed. I love the thing.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-23-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By tnmike
I need more information. What does the motor do...

I need more information. What does the motor do and how long does it do it? What is the motor voltage or does that matter?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-23-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By tnmike
CAT 3516 rebuild

I thought you guys might enjoy,this. 17,000 lbs. 110 gallons of crankcase oil. New cost is $250k.

https://youtu.be/Rt1_c6ESq8A
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-25-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By tnmike
Smile Very handy

Very handy
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-25-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By tnmike
Mystik JT-5 vs Case TCH

My Case 850B calls for TCH fluid in the transmission and hydraulic reservoir. The Case dealer is 100 miles away and wants a fortune for 5 gallons. Is JT5 a suitable substitute? If you believe what...
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By tnmike
That's what I'm thinkin Digr. I can get one new...

That's what I'm thinkin Digr. I can get one new delivered for $1400.
Forum: Welding 06-09-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By tnmike
Hobart 145 Engine Welder

I'm considering purchasing one of these welders. Does anyone have any feedback on them?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-07-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By tnmike
Motor oil can be a very emotional subject. If...

Motor oil can be a very emotional subject. If one's favorite branded oil turned out to be the same as the Walmart house brand (no absolute proof of that yet), it would sort of be like finding out...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-06-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By tnmike
Wal-Mart SuperTech oil

Ran into this discussion of Wal-Mart Oil. I'm not sure after reading it if Shell or Texaco makes it but the consensus is it's a low cost high quality oil. I've been using the 30 w in all my Briggs...
Forum: Fabrication 05-25-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,906
Posted By tnmike
I really like that. Nice job.

I really like that. Nice job.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-14-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,542
Posted By tnmike
Outstanding!!!

Outstanding!!!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-02-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,766
Posted By tnmike
That would be handy. Where are Neiko tools made?

That would be handy. Where are Neiko tools made?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-21-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,168
Posted By tnmike
Ditto what Chris said.

Ditto what Chris said.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-21-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By tnmike
For some reason my android rotates the pics on...

For some reason my android rotates the pics on upload. I'm not sure how to fix it.
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