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Forum: Machining 02-21-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Take some pictures, how long does the adapter...

Take some pictures, how long does the adapter need to be?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-16-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,067
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Well I got started on the handle last night. ...

Well I got started on the handle last night. Doubt I will get to it tonight,
as today was a bust. But I will start another thread about that... :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-15-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,067
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Update. Still need to machine the new...

Update.

Still need to machine the new handle. Maybe tonight...:rolleyes:
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-15-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I did the same thing, deleted the ballasts,...

I did the same thing, deleted the ballasts, reused the old fixtures.

I used these:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01C52MHGK/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Best lighting...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-15-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,252
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Got a couple of weeks on it and 1500 miles all is...

Got a couple of weeks on it and 1500 miles all is good!
Forum: Welding 02-10-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Oh yeah, almost forgot GO NAVY! BEAT ARMY!

Oh yeah, almost forgot GO NAVY! BEAT ARMY!
Forum: Welding 02-10-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 687
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
It is on the name plate in the picture.

It is on the name plate in the picture.
Forum: Fabrication 02-10-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Being small myself, I would set up and account in...

Being small myself, I would set up and account in a suppliers system
but pay when I picked up the material. Often you can get a good price.

Often they have 3-5 price tiers. The A column is...
Forum: Welding 02-10-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 687
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Well... I tend to be overkill, melting cords and...

Well... I tend to be overkill, melting cords and mig guns leaves you thinking
overkill is good... I have done both, based on what NEMA says... Remember
a welder pulls a constant load, unlike...
Forum: Welding 02-10-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 687
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I think your cord should be replaced, as Doug...

I think your cord should be replaced, as Doug pointed out, I doubt it is big
enough to support the load safely from the picture, there wire gauge should
be stamped in outer covering.

I would get...
Forum: Machining 02-09-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Kennametal was the first, Sandvik followed them...

Kennametal was the first, Sandvik followed them when the patent ran out.
Forum: Machining 02-09-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Generally commercial holders are 1/2 hard, full...

Generally commercial holders are 1/2 hard, full hard would make the too
springy and you will be fighting chatter BIG TIME!!! Also commercial
holders are 4140 as well.


Commercial top clamps...
Forum: Welding 02-09-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Here is the problem with pay. What pays $18 in...

Here is the problem with pay. What pays $18 in FL could be $35 in NYC but
they guy in FL might be better off as the cost of living in NYC is stupid.

The other way to look at it is your shop...
Forum: Machining 02-08-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Yes they will work.

Yes they will work.
Forum: Welding 02-04-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
That does not look like a 271 to me....:confused:

That does not look like a 271 to me....:confused:
Forum: Welding 02-02-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
There are a bunch of little parts in regulators...

There are a bunch of little parts in regulators that should all be replaced when
you crack open a regulator. Also are you 100% positive that you put every
back in the exact same way it came out?
Forum: Machining 02-02-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Nice work. You did great on machining the...

Nice work. You did great on machining the pockets.

I have one concern. The screw used to hold inserts is a tapered head. With
CNMG inserts the hole is not centered on the insert when the...
Forum: Machining 02-02-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Black oxide formula: 600 gm sodium hydroxide...

Black oxide formula:

600 gm sodium hydroxide
25 gm sodium nitrite
Dissolve to a final volume of 1 liter in DI or distilled water

Bring to a boil
Immerse 10-30 min
Rinse well
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-28-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,252
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I was telling my boss about the car and the fix...

I was telling my boss about the car and the fix and what it took to fix it,
and what you said. He laughed, and said, "No you would never be allowed
to forget it." He is a great boss, I loath...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-28-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,252
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Well, knock wood, that has solved the problems. ...

Well, knock wood, that has solved the problems. 500 miles of driving
and not a single issue. Now if the gas tank just stayed full... :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-27-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,252
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
We'll never know the box is packed and labeled...

We'll never know the box is packed and labeled for core return.

$75 core charge it is going back!!!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-26-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,252
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
No, he would get a good laugh about it and never...

No, he would get a good laugh about it and never let me forget it... :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-26-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,252
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
The bad alt was the factory original with 218k...

The bad alt was the factory original with 218k mi. on it. So far, knock wood,
the new alt is OK. I am driving to Indy tomorrow and picking up my boss
at the Indy AP around 10AM. So if it is...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-26-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,252
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Yeah... might have done that already... I...

Yeah... might have done that already...

I could buy the $3000 o-scope and monitor all the signals too...

It ain't the ignition switch...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-26-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,252
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
They do, also when sitting at idle the the you...

They do, also when sitting at idle the the you can feel the rpms changing
by 100 or so, we assume it is the alt taking and loosing the load.


You'll need a fucking Electrical Engineering degree...
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