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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-02-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 287
Posted By Tim KS
https://www.bc.com/versa-lam-lvl-span-size-chart/...

https://www.bc.com/versa-lam-lvl-span-size-chart/

https://bct.eco.umass.edu/publications/articles/sizing-engineered-beams-and-headers/
Forum: Fabrication 02-28-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 974
Posted By Tim KS
Question.....so would the stress path be...

Question.....so would the stress path be different if the square tubing were rotated 45º to a 'diamond' position? :confused:
Forum: Fabrication 02-14-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By Tim KS
See post #2. :D

See post #2. :D
Forum: Fabrication 02-13-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By Tim KS
...just back the engine up to it. :D

...just back the engine up to it. :D
Forum: Fabrication 02-11-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By Tim KS
Yep, I think we're on the same track. Like you...

Yep, I think we're on the same track. Like you said, that would put the load downward.....and a large plate at the bottom could spread the load out onto the roof.
Forum: Fabrication 02-11-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By Tim KS
I don't know squat about machine tool prices, but...

I don't know squat about machine tool prices, but I'd like say that I'm sorry for your recent loss. My sympathy to you & your family.
Forum: Fabrication 02-11-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By Tim KS
While I'm "acting" like an engineer, I'd like add...

While I'm "acting" like an engineer, I'd like add that I think it would've been very beneficial for the vertical post to extend a bit (several feet) higher than the boomer leg & winch. That would...
Forum: Fabrication 02-11-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,344
Posted By Tim KS
I'm even farther from being an engineer than...

I'm even farther from being an engineer than mccutter, :D but the original post says that the wall is poured, reinforced concrete which I'm sure has it's limits.

But my question would be, what...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-31-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By Tim KS
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=expanded+meta...

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=expanded+metal+sheet&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-34002-13078-0&mkcid=2&keyword=expanded+metal+sheet&crlp=_1-1300-0-1-3&MT_ID=&geo_id=&rlsatarget=kwd-76622349378876...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-30-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tim KS
How about using those chemical glow sticks...? ...

How about using those chemical glow sticks...? They make different intensities that glow for different times spans. :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-19-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By Tim KS
Edit: Shade Tree Welder Sorry, not politics...

Edit: Shade Tree Welder

Sorry, not politics outside of the Political forum... In the politics forum it's all fair game!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-17-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By Tim KS
That's what it looks like, but with a handle or...

That's what it looks like, but with a handle or grip like it has, it must be for low torq'd nuts. :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-17-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By Tim KS
I'm not a tire guy, but MY tire guy says to...

I'm not a tire guy, but MY tire guy says to rotate radials from front to back and never side to side. What is correct? :confused:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,281
Posted By Tim KS
It's a learning experience to run a lower output...

It's a learning experience to run a lower output genset when the power is out.

I can keep the house comfy & functional during power outage with my 5500w genset by being selective with what runs...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,884
Posted By Tim KS
Drywall screw drivers.

Drywall screw drivers.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-01-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,656
Posted By Tim KS
I demand a recount of the vote. A 3 to zip vote...

I demand a recount of the vote. A 3 to zip vote sounds phony to me.....somebody's cooking the books. :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-25-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Tim KS
How would you feel about working inside an old...

How would you feel about working inside an old brick building....while it was being moved? :confused: :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-17-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Tim KS
Understanding RV weight..... UVW = Unloaded...

Understanding RV weight..... UVW = Unloaded Vehicle Weight.

http://changingears.com/rv-sec-tow-vehicles-understand.shtml
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-27-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 25,013
Posted By Tim KS
Congrats, Jen, it looks great. Until I...

Congrats, Jen, it looks great.

Until I spotted a bit of the basket in one of your pixs, I was going to ask who brought a drone over for those high shots. :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-25-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,884
Posted By Tim KS
This clinches it....your whole world is upside...

This clinches it....your whole world is upside down. :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-24-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,884
Posted By Tim KS
Auto battery carrier? :confused:

Auto battery carrier? :confused:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-23-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By Tim KS
That sure looks like it......close enough to be...

That sure looks like it......close enough to be under the same patent number.

The only difference appears to be the 'socket selection keeper' that slides to keep it from turning while speed...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-23-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By Tim KS
I remember one like it in dad's shop. With the...

I remember one like it in dad's shop. With the socket at the 90 deg. angle you could apply more torque to stubborn nuts....once they're loose, rotate to the inline position and 'speed' it off. :D
Forum: Welding 09-22-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,920
Posted By Tim KS
I'm not a pro welder, nor am I a welding...

I'm not a pro welder, nor am I a welding judge....I can stick two pieces of metal together and usually have them stay that way, BUT the welds are not often a thing of beauty. I'd be happy if they...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-29-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 100,965
Posted By Tim KS
I just posted this in the memes thread...:D

I just posted this in the memes thread...:D
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