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Forum: Machining Today, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 139
Posted By Dave Lee
The Shars Tools site should help. Sorry, don't...

The Shars Tools site should help. Sorry, don't know how to provide a link. Better yet, ask for a catalog.


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 03-12-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 555
Posted By Dave Lee
Beautiful, just beautiful, Matt! Dave

Beautiful, just beautiful, Matt!


Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-10-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,353
Posted By Dave Lee
Don't know if this is proper or not, Brian but,...

Don't know if this is proper or not, Brian but, I've heard that sort of arrangement called a, "Strong back."

Dave
Forum: Fabrication 03-10-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 509
Posted By Dave Lee
Has anyone tried this new Rustoleum spray paint...

Has anyone tried this new Rustoleum spray paint that is supposed to be paint and primer in one? It costs twice as much so, you're not saving anything, but time.

I got a can for the hell of it to...
Forum: Fabrication 03-03-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,795
Posted By Dave Lee
Get a copy of South Bend's, "How to run a lathe."...

Get a copy of South Bend's, "How to run a lathe." It's a small book with a wealth of information.


Dave
Forum: Machining 02-23-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,404
Posted By Dave Lee
A Bison chuck. Fairly pricey for an import if I...

A Bison chuck. Fairly pricey for an import if I recall.


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 02-18-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,181
Posted By Dave Lee
Absolutely beautiful work, Matt. Dave

Absolutely beautiful work, Matt.


Dave
Forum: Machining 02-07-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,510
Posted By Dave Lee
Coburn/ Myers? That rang a bell. I live only a...

Coburn/ Myers? That rang a bell. I live only a few miles from that place. I've been there! I used to go there to buy various fasteners for my last "real" job. That was 16 years ago. I didn't think it...
Forum: Fabrication 02-06-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Dave Lee
Yep, I'm afraid Red is right. I gave you a...

Yep, I'm afraid Red is right.

I gave you a bit of a bum steer about one of the adjustments in the first post.

I mentioned a small lever on the front. It's for moving the bed plate up and down,...
Forum: Fabrication 02-06-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Dave Lee
I've never seen smaller fingers for a unit like...

I've never seen smaller fingers for a unit like that. It's not really, a box and pan brake. As thin as the "big finger" is, I'm pretty sure it's hardened.


Dave
Forum: Fabrication 02-06-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Dave Lee
Well, the adjustment features look like the Pexto...

Well, the adjustment features look like the Pexto I used. The images of the Niagara that I found look different.

The last time I saw the one I used was 1994. So, I could be wrong.

Dag gone, I'm...
Forum: Fabrication 02-05-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 722
Posted By Dave Lee
Well, first of all, it backwards. Turn it around...

Well, first of all, it backwards. Turn it around and you'll be much happier using it.:)
That's what is known as a bar fold or folder. By the looks of it, it appears to be a Pexto brand. They don't...
Forum: Fabrication 02-02-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,603
Posted By Dave Lee
I guess you will. I know madam used to say that...

I guess you will. I know madam used to say that all the time about racks we'd built. I sure do miss her.:(



Dave
Forum: Fabrication 01-25-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,229
Posted By Dave Lee
That's some fantastic fabbin' there!:cool: ...

That's some fantastic fabbin' there!:cool:


Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-21-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By Dave Lee
I remember that guy. He had one of the coolest...

I remember that guy. He had one of the coolest welding trucks I've ever seen!


Dave
Forum: Welding 01-04-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,809
Posted By Dave Lee
In another life, I worked in a tool and die shop....

In another life, I worked in a tool and die shop. They were handy when you had to clamp a piece to an angle plate on the surface grinder.

My old boss was a toolmaker from GE. He said someone...
Forum: Machining 12-14-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,353
Posted By Dave Lee
There is a wealth of info and tips about these...

There is a wealth of info and tips about these lathes on www.minilathe.com.
He also, has a youtube channel; Frank Hoose.

According to him, the Harbor Freight 7x10 is actually, only 7x8. "Hazzard...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-13-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,522
Posted By Dave Lee
Back in the 60's, Popular Mechanics had plans for...

Back in the 60's, Popular Mechanics had plans for an, "Elbow engine," that worked the same way, I think. Cool, to know that someone found a practical use for the mechanism.


Dave
Forum: Machining 12-13-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,353
Posted By Dave Lee
Micromark also sells accessories. They're pretty...

Micromark also sells accessories. They're pretty pricey too, though.


Dave
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-10-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,111
Posted By Dave Lee
I once, made a forge in a bucket, about 30 years...

I once, made a forge in a bucket, about 30 years ago. It was based on one in Popular Science magazine. It worked great!

Go to google books and look up June 1960. It's on page 140.


Dave
Forum: Machining 11-29-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,478
Posted By Dave Lee
Congratulations, Chris. Welcome to the world of...

Congratulations, Chris. Welcome to the world of the round column PITA.


Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-25-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,053
Posted By Dave Lee
A few years back, someone on here made one out of...

A few years back, someone on here made one out of a snowblower. I don't remember who it was, though.


Dave
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-15-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Dave Lee
I had a crack in my windshield in the spring. The...

I had a crack in my windshield in the spring. The Safelite web site said that they could fix anything up to about 6 inches. Mine was about 4. The place was nearby so, I went there. The woman took one...
Forum: Fabrication 11-15-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By Dave Lee
Looks nice digr. Mr. Pete is building one now on...

Looks nice digr. Mr. Pete is building one now on youtube. Were you inspired?:)


Dave
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,244
Posted By Dave Lee
I like the looks of that model of IH truck. I...

I like the looks of that model of IH truck. I used to have an HO slot car with that model tow truck as a kid.


Dave
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