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Forum: Machining 01-18-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 404
Posted By mccutter
Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder, in this...

Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder, in this case just like an errant chip of metal! :eek:

Power to you if you can get it up and running, but 4 beans is about 3 beans too many, IMO. :(
Forum: Machining 01-11-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 697
Posted By mccutter
Looks like it might make a wonderful boat prop...

Looks like it might make a wonderful boat prop puller! :)
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-08-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 37,706
Posted By mccutter
Did you check for square of the roof frame?...

Did you check for square of the roof frame? Pythagorean Theorem: Given a right triangle, AxA + BxB = CxC, the square root of CxC = C, with C being the hypotenuse. The hyp. is the diagonal of the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-08-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 37,706
Posted By mccutter
What they said. I would consider the rock around...

What they said. I would consider the rock around the block as mentioned... Dig that dozer out and get to grading a pitch away from the building.

We had a company put up gutters on our house about...
Forum: Fabrication 01-08-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,384
Posted By mccutter
You have a butt-load of perseverance, Gerry!...

You have a butt-load of perseverance, Gerry! Kudos to you! :)

Hope the op goes a expected...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-03-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 37,706
Posted By mccutter
Got it! ;) Good foresight on your part! :) ...

Got it! ;) Good foresight on your part! :)



Pics look good... New phone? :confused:

I'd leave the equip. on the pallet until ready to use (and install) it. Looks to be worthy... :)

What's...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-02-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 37,706
Posted By mccutter
What Randy and Brian said... I'd like to add...

What Randy and Brian said...

I'd like to add that when you start enclosing walls and ceilings you make convenient enclosed shelters for critters. Plan on filling them with insulation and sealing...
Forum: Welding 01-02-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,544
Posted By mccutter
Why not buy some 70S wire and a bottle of C25 gas...

Why not buy some 70S wire and a bottle of C25 gas and do some MIG-ing? Doesn't that machine come with a gas regulator/gauge?
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-01-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 37,706
Posted By mccutter
BTW, I don't think you ever answered on how you...

BTW, I don't think you ever answered on how you will open and close the high windows... :confused:
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-01-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 37,706
Posted By mccutter
Do you think you will have enough room?...

Do you think you will have enough room? :confused: ORF's next post: "Morton Building #2" :D On the bright side, that building will probably go a lot quicker... ;)
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-29-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 962
Views: 37,706
Posted By mccutter
I think you should get a new phone. You will...

I think you should get a new phone. You will appreciate the quality of pictures if you ever have to refer to them vs. the garbage you are posting here. :rolleyes:

I haven't really shopped a phone...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-23-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,602
Posted By mccutter
My daughter's 300,000+ mile 1.8t VW uses about...

My daughter's 300,000+ mile 1.8t VW uses about 1/2qt every 1500 miles. AND it needs valve seals as evidenced by smoke on start up on occasion.
Forum: Fabrication 12-23-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By mccutter
Yup... At what point did they realize the cracks...

Yup... At what point did they realize the cracks would NOT repair themselves? :rolleyes: There is clear documentation of the cracks getting bigger over the 5 or so days before collapse. This is a...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-21-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By mccutter
We beg to differ with your self-assessment, Jenn!...

We beg to differ with your self-assessment, Jenn! ;) You are not giving yourself the benefit of the knowledge and wisdom you have acquired over the years! That ALWAYS stands for something. And the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,527
Posted By mccutter
What Randy said. Around here $2000 will get you a...

What Randy said. Around here $2000 will get you a decent forklift that has been gone through, hoses, minor engine repair, that sort of thing. $500 will get you a project. Someone was GIVING one away...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-18-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,527
Posted By mccutter
You might consider getting some wheeled...

You might consider getting some wheeled scaffolding. I see it here from time to time on CL or FBM or at auction. You could rig up some kind of panel lifter with pulleys or what not. Sure, you will...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By mccutter
I think you're on the right track Jen. Stick with...

I think you're on the right track Jen. Stick with the oil specified--you will soon cure (ie: fix) any major leaks and avert an environmental disaster... :D

I'd be careful plugging lines when they...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,520
Posted By mccutter
I would PM our resident Petroleum Chemist (I...

I would PM our resident Petroleum Chemist (I think that is what he prefers to be called... ;) ) keeping in mind he is busy with a visiting submariner at the moment. :)

As mentioned by WT, I...
Forum: Machining 12-13-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,734
Posted By mccutter
Case in point. Went to TSC to get some 6203...

Case in point. Went to TSC to get some 6203 bearings for a belt sander. You'd think that if the bearing says "6203" on the side it will meet the decades-old specs of 17x40x12(mm). I've probably...
Forum: Welding 12-10-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,206
Posted By mccutter
I bought one of them metal build it yourself with...

I bought one of them metal build it yourself with a 1000+ screws--never again!

First you have to buy and build a decent deck for it--ok, done... :rolleyes:

Then you have to assemble it and it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-08-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,270
Posted By mccutter
I buy the Milky brand 5-pack. These are the...

I buy the Milky brand 5-pack. These are the "longer" ones (2"?) with the thin shaft. Didn't have longevity with the Dewalt...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-08-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By mccutter
Called Home Depot cust. svc. Saturday. Minimally...

Called Home Depot cust. svc. Saturday. Minimally staffed, I was on hold for 10min but once a rep picked up, I had a $20 credit in my acct. within a minute...
Forum: Machining 12-07-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By mccutter
It is interesting how they are replacing a...

It is interesting how they are replacing a biggun' with another biggun'. A good rigger is well worth the premium.

50'x8'x4' concrete pad under it, level with a transit... :)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-07-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By mccutter
Those look like they will come in handy! :) ...

Those look like they will come in handy! :)

BTW, you left one of your drawers partially closed... ;)
Forum: Fabrication 12-07-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,431
Posted By mccutter
I'm thinking he'll be shooting some .50BMG?...

I'm thinking he'll be shooting some .50BMG? :devil: Or you got a punt gun you haven't told us about? ;)

Looks good! Probably how I would build one, also... :) OK as in OverKill!
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