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Forum: Fabrication 12-08-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,826
Posted By used-iron
Jack; Just go up the Hudson a few miles to...

Jack; Just go up the Hudson a few miles to Newburgh for some R&R :D. It is the garden spot of NYS.
Lee still just a slave on the NYS plantation
Forum: Machining 12-03-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,939
Posted By used-iron
That close to the bolt head and the chuck an...

That close to the bolt head and the chuck an offset threading tool may be usefull.
Lee just a tax slave in NYS
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,159
Posted By used-iron
Shop built wood stove and a factory made coal...

Shop built wood stove and a factory made coal boiler costs $ 22.00 extra per year premium .Both are looked at every year during the annual inspection. One of the advantages of dealing with a small...
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,159
Posted By used-iron
Shop built wood stove and a factory made coal...

Shop built wood stove and a factory made coal boiler costs $ 22.00 extra per year premium .Both are looked at every year during the annual inspection. One of the advantages of dealing with a small...
Forum: Machining 04-13-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,484
Posted By used-iron
The next job

On to the next one; DOM C1020 started out 8x3x16.5. Drawing for this one on the back of a used piece of paper in pencil complete with dirt and grease, but with all the dimensions. Heavy sucker.
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Forum: Machining 04-13-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,654
Posted By used-iron
Glad that you pointed that out, that would have...

Glad that you pointed that out, that would have never occurred to me.
We just make them to the shop drawing provided. Long ago we quit trying to out think a customer or offer any design...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-13-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,042
Posted By used-iron
Thank you all. Lee mugged by the tax man in NYS.

Thank you all. Lee mugged by the tax man in NYS.
Forum: Machining 04-13-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,654
Posted By used-iron
To be exact, 932 bearing bronze ,6x5x13, $344.67...

To be exact, 932 bearing bronze ,6x5x13, $344.67 to the door. And the driver bitched about how much it weighed (48#).The box was in rather ratty condition also. :rolleyes:
Lee still just a...
Forum: Machining 04-12-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,654
Posted By used-iron
Brass bushings

Just another set of brass bushings. No matter what you do the clean up is a bear. Little brass flakes all over the shop. Tried running a vac , that didn't work well. Have to add an hour on the job...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-11-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,042
Posted By used-iron
Wholesale Tool

Anyone use Wholesale Tool? Good? Bad? Average?
Lee from NYS land of taxes
Forum: Fabrication 04-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,133
Posted By used-iron
Yes,bent it changing thread saver subs on an old...

Yes,bent it changing thread saver subs on an old kelly bar drive Portadrill. If you find a well driller with an unbent pipe wrench, that must be the new one that hasn't been used on the rig yet.:D
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Forum: Fabrication 04-09-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,133
Posted By used-iron
A twist and press job

Get the twist out first,then in the press. The operator tried to dock the log picker boom after the pin either broke or fell out. They weren't real clear on that. Only that the truck couldn't be...
Forum: Machining 03-02-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,858
Posted By used-iron
Square hole sleeves. Amazon,msc, Carr lane all...

Square hole sleeves. Amazon,msc, Carr lane all have them.Threaded and plain.
Lee from NYS land of taxes
Forum: Machining 02-20-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,958
Posted By used-iron
Up the offer to $100 US and will pay shipping.:D ...

Up the offer to $100 US and will pay shipping.:D
Lee from NYS land of taxes
Forum: Machining 02-07-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,498
Posted By used-iron
Nice job. Too bad you can't fire it w/o worry...

Nice job. Too bad you can't fire it w/o worry .What about just a noise maker with oxy-fuel ? And here I thought NYS was bad.
Lee from NYS land of taxes
Forum: Welding 01-28-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,070
Posted By used-iron
+3 on brazing. We back purge the tank with argon...

+3 on brazing. We back purge the tank with argon or nitrogen and get at it. Milomilo has it right about doing the whole flange.
Lee from NYS land of taxes
Forum: Machining 01-27-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,511
Posted By used-iron
Pull the cover on the head stock, and look at the...

Pull the cover on the head stock, and look at the gear condition. Parts for a SB turnanado (spelling) will be hard to find. Other than that buy it cheap and use.
Lee the tax slave in...
Forum: Fabrication 01-21-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,438
Posted By used-iron
Now we know why Norm was driving when you were...

Now we know why Norm was driving when you were here. Were you a NYC taxi driver in your younger years? Or in an other life?
Lee, just waiting for an answer in NYS land of taxes.:rolleyes:
Forum: Machining 01-18-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,311
Posted By used-iron
Just a few thoughts, We were taught that the tang...

Just a few thoughts, We were taught that the tang is for ejecting the tool, all driving is done on the taper. You can borrow a reamer here also. Take the spindle out of the tailstock and hold...
Forum: Machining 12-17-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,624
Posted By used-iron
Greetings Mr. applications engineer, If you had...

Greetings Mr. applications engineer, If you had read the text,only 2 faces squared,and one end trimmed to length. Only one cut on each face .One cut on the end trim. After cut depth setting on one...
Forum: Machining 12-16-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,624
Posted By used-iron
For burn out clean up my choice is low % cobalt....

For burn out clean up my choice is low % cobalt. Make the room they are very useful.
Lee just a tax slave in NYS
Forum: Machining 12-16-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,624
Posted By used-iron
About 4 hours to clean up and square the front...

About 4 hours to clean up and square the front face and back face,then trim to length on one end for all. Contrary to the "expert" opinions a big shaper ,set up properly can be very competitive for...
Forum: Machining 12-15-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,624
Posted By used-iron
Quantity,25

This time around the order was for 25. #1 The burn outs,from 2 1/2 "T1. #2 clean up and square up. #3 the bolt holes. #4 A replaceable tungsten cap.#5 finished order.
Lee stuck in NYS...
Forum: Fabrication 12-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,506
Posted By used-iron
My grandfather had a similar one with a Maytag...

My grandfather had a similar one with a Maytag motor on it before REA electric came thru. It was lagged to the barn foundation to hold down on the vibration. Just as soon as electric was there the...
Forum: Welding 12-04-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,343
Posted By used-iron
What ever you do with your leads, LOCK them up in...

What ever you do with your leads, LOCK them up in something rugged. A fellow in the next county over had his leads on a rack that was attached to his skid,with a canvas cover over them. Stopped at...
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