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Forum: Shop & Safety 04-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,141
Posted By Dr_Stan
texting & driving

Make your offspring watch this:

http://www.distraction.gov/
Forum: Machining 03-30-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,575
Posted By Dr_Stan
Even though it was previously working fine having...

Even though it was previously working fine having a 3/4" Jacobs chuck in a #2 Morse taper spindle is pushing the limits. As previously mentioned having very accurate tapers in DP spindles is fairly...
Forum: Machining 03-19-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By Dr_Stan
Sounds like a good repair and will suit your...

Sounds like a good repair and will suit your needs.
Forum: Machining 03-18-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By Dr_Stan
All my Starrett squares are also pinned. ...

All my Starrett squares are also pinned. However, given the advances in adhesives gluing a square together does not seem to be out of line.

Instead of gluing it back together I would instead send...
Forum: Fabrication 03-18-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,920
Posted By Dr_Stan
I built one probably of similar size using an old...

I built one probably of similar size using an old water heater lined with fire brick. Instead of the steel top I cut fire brick into pie shaped pieces with blunt ends. I then ran a steel band...
Forum: Machining 03-17-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By Dr_Stan
Last summer when I was building my aluminum...

Last summer when I was building my aluminum trailer I tried one of the Evolution circular blades for aluminum in 2" sq and 2X2 angle both 1/4" thick. I was not impressed as it slung tips almost...
Forum: Machining 03-17-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,300
Posted By Dr_Stan
You may want to drill & tap a hole to accept a...

You may want to drill & tap a hole to accept a stud to use a step block like you use on a mill or drill press. If you go this route you'll need to pay very close attention to where you put the...
Forum: Machining 03-15-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,066
Posted By Dr_Stan
Ditto on the color codes being next to worthless...

Ditto on the color codes being next to worthless as they vary from one manufacturer/supplier to the next.

When I was making parts for nuke systems each & every piece of stock was serialized. Logs...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-09-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,288
Posted By Dr_Stan
This is one area where Shade & I will agree,...

This is one area where Shade & I will agree, especially as you're in NE. If you are anywhere near Lincoln go to the Surplus Center's store and look over their offerings. This one especially jumps...
Forum: Machining 03-03-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,546
Posted By Dr_Stan
Good idea. Here's a site where you can find lots...

Good idea. Here's a site where you can find lots of examples: http://www.homemadetools.net/
Forum: Machining 03-02-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,546
Posted By Dr_Stan
If you, a friend, etc is headed to northern Ohio...

If you, a friend, etc is headed to northern Ohio anytime soon HGR has this one:
...
Forum: Machining 03-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,546
Posted By Dr_Stan
Look on Craigs List or EBay for a Baldor 8" or...

Look on Craigs List or EBay for a Baldor 8" or larger grinder. I found one using Search Tempest that was for sale on the Boston CL site for only $100. I paid the seller an extra $100 to have him...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-28-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,500
Posted By Dr_Stan
That's an excellent source. Thanks for posting.

That's an excellent source. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-26-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,500
Posted By Dr_Stan
safety materials

We are getting ready to commission a small (250# cap) jib crane and I've been looking for safety related training materials. Quite a few (99%+ I suspect) of us have been or will be involved in...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-25-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,776
Posted By Dr_Stan
I thought they were ChiCom, but I have a tendency...

I thought they were ChiCom, but I have a tendency to verify by asking. Given their responses it appears they are having more and more potential customers request country of origin information before...
Forum: Fabrication 02-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,215
Posted By Dr_Stan
Given its size, how about using a turnbuckle in...

Given its size, how about using a turnbuckle in conjunction with wire rope and/or chain to pull it in. That may give you some more control. I'd also apply heat.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-24-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,776
Posted By Dr_Stan
Dustin Gilmore, someone in management I believe,...

Dustin Gilmore, someone in management I believe, also e-mailed me falsely claiming I was rude. Guess he doesn't like having his ChiCom junk take second place to a USA made product. :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-24-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,776
Posted By Dr_Stan
Redline Engineering :mad:

:mad:

Below is the response I received from a salesman at Redline Engineering as part of an inquiry about one of their sandblasting cabinets. When I discovered their units are made in China and...
Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,522
Posted By Dr_Stan
But two Roombas and attach them on either side of...

But two Roombas and attach them on either side of the moving support. :D
Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,516
Posted By Dr_Stan
Homemade Tools dot Net

Just ran across this site with a boat load of plans for just about anything shop related. http://www.homemadetools.net/
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-20-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,023
Posted By Dr_Stan
Is this a post Katrina never repaired house? If...

Is this a post Katrina never repaired house? If so there may be some low interest loans available that would help.

As to propane V electric right now the price of propane is skyrocketing in part...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-18-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,407
Posted By Dr_Stan
That took quite a bit of force to say the least. ...

That took quite a bit of force to say the least. I wouldn't be a bit surprised if it was just run of the mill 1018, but that's not what I'd use for a replacement. Some 4130/4140, 8620, D-1 tool...
Forum: Machining 02-17-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,586
Posted By Dr_Stan
That's quite similar to what the Navy did when I...

That's quite similar to what the Navy did when I was in and I suspect they still do. It's way too easy to get complacent and assume your tools are OK. So having a 2nd set of eyes check them is not...
Forum: Machining 02-17-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,586
Posted By Dr_Stan
As is most of the world. That's why I asked in...

As is most of the world. That's why I asked in my PM to him.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-16-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,457
Posted By Dr_Stan
Thanks. You've verified what I strongly...

Thanks. You've verified what I strongly suspected. Guess I'm a little ahead of the curve. I currently have 8ft T-8's in a total of 16 2 bulb fixtures. I'd like to convert them to T-5's as the...
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