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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Today, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Ironman
The lengths some people will go to recycle is...

The lengths some people will go to recycle is scarry:devil:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-27-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,394
Posted By Ironman
"The only thing needed" Bwahha ha:D The wheels...

"The only thing needed" Bwahha ha:D
The wheels run at what...20 rpm? A brass bushing will do.

You guys never mentioned welding in the center of the race, must be your fault.:devil:
I've usually...
Forum: Fabrication 11-25-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 327
Posted By Ironman
nice job on the conversion. I'm looking for a...

nice job on the conversion. I'm looking for a pattern for a QA plate to convert a set of forks to skidsteer use.
Forum: Machining 11-24-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Ironman
Before welding, yes. After, when installed it...

Before welding, yes. After, when installed it would fail in a bit less than a year. It was a pin on a oscillating axle.
Forum: Machining 11-23-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By Ironman
It sounds good. I would not use anything harder...

It sounds good. I would not use anything harder than cold rolled stock. 4041 will without a doubt crystalize and break over time. I have seen it happen to a 5" shaft repeatedly, until I went to a hot...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-23-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By Ironman
There will be a solenoid in there to switch on...

There will be a solenoid in there to switch on the starting current. Look there.
Even if you hear it click when you push start, does not mean it is conducting current to the start winding.
Forum: Machining 11-22-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Ironman
Did some further checking Mark, and you're right,...

Did some further checking Mark, and you're right, at full extension it does sag enough to touch the lead screw.
Forum: Machining 11-21-2022, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Ironman
Basically there is no contact, but when there is...

Basically there is no contact, but when there is no spring pressure it will rotate, but at that point I am almost at the end of my travel, and up against the tailstock, so it is free to spin by hand....
Forum: Machining 11-21-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Ironman
Last week has been working on my truck and my...

Last week has been working on my truck and my sons rig as well.
Today I found the time to complete this project.
It required some reworking and now I see why they don't sell end caps for the...
Forum: Machining 11-16-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Ironman
So today I got started making the endcaps of the...

So today I got started making the endcaps of the springs I used a bit of well pipe for the big ends and just took a light cut on the inside and squared the ends. Then I started to machine the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-16-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 246,672
Posted By Ironman
+1 Once you get the local bureaucrat to sign...

+1
Once you get the local bureaucrat to sign off on inspections, you can continue to add circuits and plumbing and what they don't know doesn't hurt you.
Forum: Machining 11-15-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Ironman
Thanks. I can see no problems either, but I sure...

Thanks. I can see no problems either, but I sure could with the apron filling up with cuttings like it did. I'm hoping to prevent that, as I can't always remember to disengage the screw when not...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-15-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By Ironman
Is this the new "What did you do today?"...

Is this the new "What did you do today?" thread:D
Forum: Machining 11-15-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Ironman
I am going to make the necessary bits to install...

I am going to make the necessary bits to install these shields and I'll post the pictures as it progresses.
Forum: Machining 11-14-2022, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Ironman
Telescoping leadscrew shields

After repairing my lathe apron and finding it packed with cuttings and swarf, I have been think about it.
There is only one way to have got that stuff in there, it was drawn in by the lead screw.
I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-14-2022, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By Ironman
Hey Ted, why not post one?:D

Hey Ted, why not post one?:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-13-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,533
Posted By Ironman
So Jen, some thoughts... Even though the engine...

So Jen, some thoughts...
Even though the engine is running rough, it has lots of power.
As a temporary measure, set the bucket down on a level surface and ensure the bucket isn't curled up a bit....
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-09-2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By Ironman
Try using pool noodles for insulating your pipes....

Try using pool noodles for insulating your pipes. It works very well, and far superior to the peal and stick sponge rubber sold in the Homeless Despot.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-07-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By Ironman
This would be my bet. digr, is this an inverter...

This would be my bet.
digr, is this an inverter type generator that runs as fast as needed? If so... it's a square wave and not true sine.

Electronics often rely on a clipper type of voltage...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-06-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By Ironman
I would wallop it with a 5 lb sledge, and rotate...

I would wallop it with a 5 lb sledge, and rotate 90 deg, do it again until I had gone full circle. In your case you can't turn it, so the thing to do is to drill the backplate where the shoe meets...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-04-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Ironman
If you haven't got and machinist blue, a felt...

If you haven't got and machinist blue, a felt magic marker will work fine.

Also....if the taper bore and crank are perfect, try a sprinkle of baby powder talcum, if it is not illegal yet. Sprinkle...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-03-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Ironman
Look for scarring rings in the taper bore of the...

Look for scarring rings in the taper bore of the flywheel. The only way to know it this is a special woodruff key is to contact Stihl.
Without the key in place you can install the flywheel, tighten...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-03-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Ironman
Does this engine have a compression release...

Does this engine have a compression release button?
Other than that, if this engine originally has a hardened key and you are replacing it with a soft key that may be the problem.
But I tend to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-29-2022, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By Ironman
Yes, I was wondering if it was off a car instead...

Yes, I was wondering if it was off a car instead of a truck, judging by the longish pinion.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-27-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Ironman
From Smokstak: That is a super nice unit to...

From Smokstak:

That is a super nice unit to have!!! The magneto is a Wico Model C. The carburetor is a Zenith L48-H. You can get just about any part you need today for the engine, Wico magneto and...
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