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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 10:44 PM
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Posted By Ironman
About 60 ft west:D

About 60 ft west:D
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 14,510
Posted By Ironman
Yep, finished at 4 today. All closed in and done....

Yep, finished at 4 today. All closed in and done. Feels good. Tomorrow is clean up the scraps and clippings, put tools away.
Now she wants me to move the garden tool shed.....
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By Ironman
What the title of the thread said. You don't...

What the title of the thread said.
You don't need that. Just the basics of using a center drill would drive you nuts.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-18-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 14,510
Posted By Ironman
Thanks, Cam. Today I and my sidekick waited for...

Thanks, Cam.
Today I and my sidekick waited for a truckload of crush, and then we bedded the sill timbers and filled uneven spots on the perimeter. The mini-X was put to work placing the material,...
Forum: Machining 09-18-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Ironman
This smells like suckage. Pictures posted. ...

This smells like suckage.
Pictures posted.
Price posted.

awesome deal, You Suck.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 09-17-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Ironman
Is this for a stone carver? The Inuit use small...

Is this for a stone carver? The Inuit use small axes to rough shape a soapstone.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-17-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 14,510
Posted By Ironman
No, it runs onto the ground from the downspouts....

No, it runs onto the ground from the downspouts. I have made it able to drain away, I don't want moisture under the house. Once the grass takes over, it absorbs a lot of water. And everything slopes...
Forum: Machining 09-17-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 209
Posted By Ironman
Good score Mark. By the time I got to the...

Good score Mark.
By the time I got to the second pic I thought, He did all right.:)
Forum: Fabrication 09-17-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Ironman
Duct tape was tried, and it was found that paint...

Duct tape was tried, and it was found that paint was superior to anything for stopping a leak. It appears that when they sprayed black paint, it ran behind there and a glob settled in the rock pit...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-16-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 14,510
Posted By Ironman
Perimeter Enclosure

Now that the materials have arrived, it is time to deal with closing in the crawl space.
I have ordered the supplies from Trimlock (https://trimlock.ca/) and in general I am pleased. The packaging...
Forum: Fabrication 09-16-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Ironman
Moe, you aren't paying attention. :devil: I...

Moe, you aren't paying attention. :devil:
I have referred to my JD loader as a yellow nigger in the past...in the set up a mobile thread. It does the dirty jobs I can't do anymore

Maybe the JP-4...
Forum: Fabrication 09-16-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Ironman
I built something similar (but prettier) for the...

I built something similar (but prettier) for the neighbors for hauling the stock trailer when transporting cows when the field is too muddy for a truck.

Main thing is you got it home.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-16-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 57,402
Posted By Ironman
John, I noticed a lot of clear floor area, even...

John, I noticed a lot of clear floor area, even enough to walk around on.:eek:
You must fix that:devil:
Forum: Fabrication 09-16-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Ironman
No, I don't think so. It is right on a corner,...

No, I don't think so. It is right on a corner, and I think a bit of pressure washing now and then, and inspecting the area is better. If I catch anythin in there again, all I would do is tuck in a...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Ironman
Tramming in reverse on the right track. It is in...

Tramming in reverse on the right track. It is in a unprotected spot and has 2 more hardlines stacked above it, so a rock behind there could never get out.
Most of the drive motor lines are behind a...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Ironman
I think coat hangers work better than rebar wire....

I think coat hangers work better than rebar wire. That would probably make your brother shudder:D
I debated using silver solder with the tig welder, but the roll of wire was closer.
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Ironman
Another leak

Recently I acquired another yellow nigger, a Komatsu PC20. Camdigger and i looked at it when I was at his place. Then, with some trading, Cam hauled the thing home.
During testing and the ride home,...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Ironman
Better keep an eyeball on it so you catch the...

Better keep an eyeball on it so you catch the next one. There will be more on something that thin.
Forum: Welding 09-14-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 616
Posted By Ironman
Crap. I never thought of putting air holes every...

Crap. I never thought of putting air holes every 2 inches all around.:rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-12-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By Ironman
Does he have bale forks on the front? That would...

Does he have bale forks on the front? That would be my guess as to the cause.
Forum: Fabrication 09-11-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,268
Posted By Ironman
The longer you look, the worse it gets. Damn,...

The longer you look, the worse it gets.
Damn, that perfectly describes our election campaign.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-08-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By Ironman
They say any fuel can cause that. That may...

They say any fuel can cause that.
That may explain the insanity in big cities.
Finally the VA has done something with all that money they get. Now if they find out how to treat it.....
Forum: Machining 09-07-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Ironman
Yes. Got one for the lathe tailstock, another...

Yes. Got one for the lathe tailstock, another light duty application. I have been told that chalk dust or baby powder on the taper will lock it in good. I tried it and so far I have not lost a chuck....
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,268
Posted By Ironman
you beat me to it Ted. I could add that putting...

you beat me to it Ted.
I could add that putting a bar down inside it and pulling from the top of the pipe, will help prevent the dreaded "S" bend.
Use a car or pickup as an anchor for the come...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-03-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,451
Posted By Ironman
And don't think just because something worked for...

And don't think just because something worked for 20 years it won't develop a short to ground.
My buried line to the old house welded itself together after 20 years service, luckily it waited til we...
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