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Forum: Machining 01-21-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By USMCPOP
So, Dubby, did you kick her out of bed or what? ...

So, Dubby, did you kick her out of bed or what? Do tell.

In the time I've been on this forum, there have been a few folks with attitudes who have been run off. Not by moderators, just common...
Forum: Machining 01-20-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By USMCPOP
Nitonal makes me drowsy. I prefer DayQuil when...

Nitonal makes me drowsy. I prefer DayQuil when I'm working with machinery.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-20-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 642
Posted By USMCPOP
If you have 240V electric supply, the Hobart...

If you have 240V electric supply, the Hobart Handler 190 is a nice unit. $650 at the moment:
...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-15-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,138
Posted By USMCPOP
The blacksmith I worked with in Thailand had a...

The blacksmith I worked with in Thailand had a forge like this. (Not him but virtually identical.) I felt like the little kid on the air pumps ("bellows"). God forbid you pumped too little or too...
Forum: Machining 01-06-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,123
Posted By USMCPOP
Here's a Barnes No. 5 lathe: ...

Here's a Barnes No. 5 lathe:

http://vintagemachinery.org/photoindex/detail.aspx?id=35908

There are a couple more types here: http://vintagemachinery.org/mfgindex/detail.aspx?id=73&tab=4
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-27-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By USMCPOP
Back in the early 70's, my younger brother used...

Back in the early 70's, my younger brother used to run Blendzall castor-based oil in his motocross bike. Smelled good. And his bike didn't get constipated.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-11-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By USMCPOP
I think I've heard of Apex bits being...

I think I've heard of Apex bits being recommended. Big tool company with many brands.

Apex Tool Group is an American supplier of hand tools and power tools. It was formed as a joint venture of...
Forum: Fabrication 12-06-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,917
Posted By USMCPOP
I think I'm going back to the stone age. 1978...

I think I'm going back to the stone age. 1978 vs. about 2016 ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-26-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By USMCPOP
The white men came in and commercialized it all.

The white men came in and commercialized it all.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-26-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By USMCPOP
Perhaps this will help: ...

Perhaps this will help: https://www.gunco.net/forums/113-general-discussion/113993-what-hell-thing-ingenious-devices-limited-tool.html

...Nah, you use snap gauges and a mic to measure cylinder...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-13-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By USMCPOP
Amazon occasionally has real deals on some Mora...

Amazon occasionally has real deals on some Mora sheath knives, like $7.50 to $9.
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,500
Posted By USMCPOP
Jack can't seem to find any reliable sawhorses. ...

Jack can't seem to find any reliable sawhorses. They all run back to the barn on the first day.
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,500
Posted By USMCPOP
I thought cruel and unusual punishment was banned...

I thought cruel and unusual punishment was banned in the U.S.A. years ago. Of course, we're talking about Vermont here, so ...

But, there's no shortage of willing minions.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-08-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By USMCPOP
The stuff I buy to re-distill in my back yard...

The stuff I buy to re-distill in my back yard doesn't - yet. :devil:
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-06-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By USMCPOP
I frequent the Bushcraftusa.com forum. They have...

I frequent the Bushcraftusa.com forum. They have a "Gear Deal" thread which is where I spotted the deal. It's cost me plenty. I bitch about it constantly.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-06-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By USMCPOP
I got a few more for $5. each. Going to start...

I got a few more for $5. each. Going to start Pop's Machete Shop. I'll resell them from the back of my pickup truck. :D
Forum: Machining 11-06-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By USMCPOP
Dodging a bullet - CNC mill goes wild

Fly cutter goes flying ...

https://www.reddit.com/r/Machinists/comments/bkftve/dodging_a_bullet_found_on_fb/
Forum: Fabrication 11-03-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,720
Posted By USMCPOP
That's what I say about the girls I've known. I...

That's what I say about the girls I've known. I was never worried about a warranty. :devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-03-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By USMCPOP
Big presses can be scary in terms of the pressure...

Big presses can be scary in terms of the pressure they have. Enough to break solid metal object and scatter potentially deadly shrapnel all over.

Nonetheless, they can be fun. Check out the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-03-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By USMCPOP
Big presses can be scary in terms of the pressure...

Big presses can be scary in terms of the pressure they have. Enough to break solid metal object and scatter potentially deadly shrapnel all over.

Nonetheless, they can be fun. Check out the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-01-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,567
Posted By USMCPOP
Mass Electric, or used to be I guess. Not sure...

Mass Electric, or used to be I guess. Not sure if I ever did any business with them, it's been so long. I sold stuff into the utility industry for 30 years or so, mostly the electric meter...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-01-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,567
Posted By USMCPOP
Which power company serves your area? Just...

Which power company serves your area? Just curious.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-01-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By USMCPOP
Tools - machete deal

Lowes is having a closeout sale, at least at some stores, on 18 inch Tramontina machetes with sheath. The were 19.98. Prices at my area stores varied from $7.39 to $11.00. I got a few for $7.60.
...
Forum: Welding 10-29-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,597
Posted By USMCPOP
Some people like some Klutch welders. Not sure...

Some people like some Klutch welders. Not sure if this model is one of them. Duty cycle at 200A is only 15%. Not sure if it is suitable for E6010. At present, it's $257 delivered:
...
Forum: Machining 10-26-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,364
Posted By USMCPOP
That's a damned shame. I'm sure some of that...

That's a damned shame. I'm sure some of that older equipment was very hard to find and put in good order. Deep drill machines and that stuff. Then they had a nice newer Mazak CNC and that...
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