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Forum: Machining 02-22-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By greywynd
Seems like there are times where SFT is more...

Seems like there are times where SFT is more extensive for internet searching than google!


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Forum: Shop & Safety 02-20-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By greywynd
One thing that drives me nuts on all the oil...

One thing that drives me nuts on all the oil sites. Gloves are a ‘must’ for almost everything. Also add to that kevlar wrist protectirs at a lot of them too.

Some sites get caught without them...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-16-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,067
Posted By greywynd
Looks good Ron! At least it'll be in one piece...

Looks good Ron! At least it'll be in one piece for the move! lol
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-15-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By greywynd
That’s a You Suck in my opinion!! Seems...

That’s a You Suck in my opinion!!

Seems strange, I’m actually starting to watch for one, and lots of guys on here are scoring them right now.


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Forum: Machining 02-14-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By greywynd
Looks like the pipe is there to work as a stop...

Looks like the pipe is there to work as a stop for the lever on the Tapmatic. Most folks extend the arm and let them hit the column on the drill press, for a dedicated tapping setup that pipe's a...
Forum: Machining 02-13-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By greywynd
Looks like you did okay on that deal. Still can't...

Looks like you did okay on that deal. Still can't decide if I like, hate, or am indifferent on round insert tools, just haven't used them enough to really form an opinion. The other one looks like a...
Forum: Machining 02-13-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By greywynd
Some of the tapmatics are like drill chucks, and...

Some of the tapmatics are like drill chucks, and have jt tapers that then have what arbor you want added in. Never tried to take one apart though to see if it’s do-able. I have two tapmatics, I want...
Forum: Machining 02-12-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 715
Posted By greywynd
On a tight fit like that, grease isn't the...

On a tight fit like that, grease isn't the solution....even with oil present, it's similar to 'wringing' gauge blocks, it becomes a surface to surface 'connection'. add a touch of rust, or gummy...
Forum: Welding 02-09-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By greywynd
I worked a few weeks last summer as a weldor’s...

I worked a few weeks last summer as a weldor’s helper, as he said to me, you have skills and value way beyond what he could pay. I said that’s fine, I’m helping you and know that you can’t pay me...
Forum: Welding 02-09-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By greywynd
I’m a little confused, are YOU a certified weldor...

I’m a little confused, are YOU a certified weldor now? If so that’s a little different than just working as a weldor.

As an employee, the only bargaining chip you have is whether you stay or...
Forum: Machining 02-09-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By greywynd
Sometimes ‘tough’ is better than ‘hard’. Nice...

Sometimes ‘tough’ is better than ‘hard’. Nice work Bubba.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 02-08-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By greywynd
I have a few tool bags too, one for masonry...

I have a few tool bags too, one for masonry tools, and a couple I use for general household construction stuff (that I need to clean out and re-organize!) I like them for that sort of work, for this...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-06-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By greywynd
They are definitely meant more for...

They are definitely meant more for carpentry/other ‘lighter’ work. I do find them bulky, they really wont fit into the back seat of the quad cab trucks. Well, the lowest box with the wheels and...
Forum: Machining 02-06-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,289
Posted By greywynd
Looking good! Nice work. Sent from my...

Looking good! Nice work.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 02-05-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By greywynd
Thought I’d toss a little update. Just...

Thought I’d toss a little update.

Just before Christmas I picked up a Milwaukee Packout three piece set. The large bottom section has my faceshield, a welding helmet, and some other safety gear...
Forum: Machining 02-04-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By greywynd
I guess my first question is what sort of lathe,...

I guess my first question is what sort of lathe, and what are you using it for?

Newall, Mitutoyo are a couple of the main manufacturers out there, there are also inexpensive options available...
Forum: Machining 02-04-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By greywynd
I've used quite a few Colchester's, that looks...

I've used quite a few Colchester's, that looks like a nice size and realistically not that old. Will be interesting to see what sort of shape it's in.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-03-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By greywynd
What's wrong with 6 volt systems? Heck, even...

What's wrong with 6 volt systems? Heck, even computers these days use a mix of 12v and 5v supply, it can't be that bad. :devil:

I know the old Ford tractor I had was 6 volt, used to average about...
Forum: Fabrication 01-25-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 982
Posted By greywynd
Red, try tossing a couple want ads up on the...

Red, try tossing a couple want ads up on the sources you were cruising. I know a couple guys that seem to have good luck finding stuff that way.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 01-25-2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By greywynd
Delta Scald-Guard Shower/Tub Control Replacement and Question...

Does the water flow better after removing the black piece?


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Forum: Shop & Safety 01-23-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By greywynd
There are retro units that can be installed from...

There are retro units that can be installed from the front, they have an extra large bezel/cover to give a reasonable sized hole to work in.




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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-22-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,791
Posted By greywynd
For an economy material project, it looks pretty...

For an economy material project, it looks pretty damn good!


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Forum: Welding 01-21-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,369
Posted By greywynd
The site has recently gone through the...

The site has recently gone through the loss/passing of our most active moderator, we have some new folks learning the ropes. Your initial post, along with the nickname you picked, was likely looking...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-21-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,960
Posted By greywynd
Well, that rules out the ‘I-beam’ style truss as...

Well, that rules out the ‘I-beam’ style truss as large holes have to be engineered into their design.

For the difference in costs, personally I would look at boxing them in, or look at different...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-20-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 998
Views: 42,960
Posted By greywynd
10’ span? No need for truss. Look up spacing for...

10’ span? No need for truss. Look up spacing for joist requirements. Off hand, depending on the loading you’re planning, I’m guessing 2x8 or 2x10. Smaller spacing, ie 12” centre vs 16” or 24” also...
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