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Forum: Machining 02-21-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 389
Posted By digger doug
I don't really care about the end of the spindle,...

I don't really care about the end of the spindle, the place where the pulleys and
bearings mount (the important bits) is what I was commenting on.

Might be a pretty simple spindle, like from a...
Forum: Machining 02-21-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 389
Posted By digger doug
What's the spindle look like ? maybe a new...

What's the spindle look like ?

maybe a new piece of 4140-ht, a few hours with a lathe, and your problem
is permanently solved.
Forum: Fabrication 02-17-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,229
Posted By digger doug
You did ? Please submit a pix of your own...

You did ?

Please submit a pix of your own version.
Forum: Machining 02-17-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By digger doug
I don't know about the OP, but many people do not...

I don't know about the OP, but many people do not lock the table after moving it.

When drilling, the downward force from the quill Is resisted only by that thin strip of rack gear, and they...
Forum: Welding 02-15-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,473
Posted By digger doug
Note very similar: ...

Note very similar:
https://erie.craigslist.org/tls/d/girard-miller-welder/7075944190.html

As I said before, go to the miller website, down load the manual for this one
and see if the guts of the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-15-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By digger doug
Good to see you are working again Dan.

Good to see you are working again
Dan.
Forum: Machining 02-15-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By digger doug
Yabutt ! Cheap chineeeze usually have a coat...

Yabutt !

Cheap chineeeze usually have a coat of that cheap gold paint on 'em….:D
Forum: Machining 02-12-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By digger doug
I looked all over the linked website, and cannot...

I looked all over the linked website, and cannot find a country of origin.
Forum: Machining 02-12-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 752
Posted By digger doug
It's not for: 1. High wear 2. Grease 3. hi...

It's not for:
1. High wear
2. Grease
3. hi qty's of lube.

it's because of the poor design, when left on a shelf.

The parts break down someone posted showed what looked like a roll pin for...
Forum: Welding 02-11-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By digger doug
Yabbut ! What's all this hype about how...

Yabbut !
What's all this hype about how inverter supplies (welders & plasma cutters)
draw soooo much less current ?
Forum: Machining 02-11-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 752
Posted By digger doug
....and now your going to drill & tap it for a...

....and now your going to drill & tap it for a grease fitting....:rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 02-11-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By digger doug
WoW ! My leetle Lincoln lunchbox (older...

WoW !

My leetle Lincoln lunchbox (older model) sp-100 never tripped a 20 amp breaker.
Forum: Welding 02-11-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By digger doug
Tripping a 20 amp breaker with a 140 amp lunchbox...

Tripping a 20 amp breaker with a 140 amp lunchbox machine ?

Uhm yeah.

Is this thing just a large short circuit inside ?
Forum: Welding 02-10-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By digger doug
Yes, I doo too. However, I'll bet you can...

Yes, I doo too.

However, I'll bet you can simply chop that plug off, and install a simple 120vac plug and run.

You'll have a 15 or 20 amp breaker protecting everything (at the panel)
and I'll...
Forum: Welding 02-10-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By digger doug
Honestly, it's only a 140 amp machine. Lincoln...

Honestly, it's only a 140 amp machine.
Lincoln (IIRC Miller too) makes a 140 amp plug in the wall lunchbox
machine, and it only needs a 20 amp 120 vac outlet....
Forum: Welding 02-10-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 721
Posted By digger doug
...and there's no way that cord will handle that...

...and there's no way that cord will handle that anyways.

should have bought one that is switchable to 240 vac.
Forum: Machining 02-10-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By digger doug
I have a supplier, they let me "search the back...

I have a supplier, they let me "search the back room to peruse their shelves, 90% nib toolholders, others lightly used & clean,...pretty much everything is $20.
Forum: Welding 02-10-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By digger doug
Made you the boss in 6 months ? That tells...

Made you the boss in 6 months ?

That tells you allot about the shop, reference STW's notes above about minimally
qualified MIG welders.
Forum: Welding 02-05-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,473
Posted By digger doug
It wasn't really doing that, more it was arguing...

It wasn't really doing that, more it was arguing a moot point, and cornfusing several.
Forum: Welding 02-05-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By digger doug
A friend (former) has one, and there is no auto...

A friend (former) has one, and there is no auto idler.

throttle is on top of governor cover, mushroom wheel marked stop, idle, run.

I used it (once) to put grab hooks on top of his loader...
Forum: Welding 02-04-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By digger doug
Oh boy Oh boy Oh boy !

https://altoona.craigslist.org/tls/d/cogan-station-lincoln-diesel-400-amp/7060166449.html
Forum: Welding 02-04-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,635
Posted By digger doug
Would you settle for a porcupine ? Saw my first...

Would you settle for a porcupine ?
Saw my first one a year or so ago, ambling down the dirt road near Corry, pa

I thought it must be someone's pet....:D

Neighbor said they are infiltrating the...
Forum: Machining 02-04-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By digger doug
Rutt Roh...looks like you now have a "Breeding...

Rutt Roh...looks like you now have a "Breeding Pair"....:D
Forum: Welding 02-03-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,508
Posted By digger doug
At one time.... I wanted ot take some 7014 rod...

At one time....
I wanted ot take some 7014 rod and knock the flux off, mashing it up fine,
and applying it as a second layer to the airco white 6011.

I think it can be mixed with sodium silicate...
Forum: Fabrication 02-03-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,995
Posted By digger doug
Can I get a rimshot here ?

Can I get a rimshot here ?
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