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Forum: Fabrication Today, 07:29 AM
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Posted By threepiece
The finished bend.

The finished bend.
Forum: Fabrication Today, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By threepiece
Some tips for doing something like this: 1-...

Some tips for doing something like this:

1- Like the anvil the bigger the better. Having more mass underneath will transmit more energy into the work rather than it being absorbed.

2-...
Forum: Fabrication Today, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By threepiece
What do you expect from a man who doesn’t have a...

What do you expect from a man who doesn’t have a properly functioning toilet and shits on the printed faces of good looking well adjusted people?
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 182
Posted By threepiece
You Don’t Need a Sheet Metal Brake

Unless you are bending on a regular basis I would agree that a heavy steel table is much more useful/versatile than a metal break in most metal shops. I bought a 48” leaf break some 25 years ago. I...
Forum: Fabrication 03-30-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,941
Posted By threepiece
Haha I guess you didn’t see the following post...

Haha I guess you didn’t see the following post #90. It no longer looks like that.
Forum: Fabrication 03-30-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,941
Posted By threepiece
Here are the pile of sliding door parts that I...

Here are the pile of sliding door parts that I cut off from the concrete funnel.

The action of the door was inconsistent. At times it worked fine, other times it would completely jam. Sometimes it...
Forum: Fabrication 03-30-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,941
Posted By threepiece
Showing an attachment I made to funnel concrete...

Showing an attachment I made to funnel concrete out. The sheet metal filler has not been installed yet. It replaces the swing out tailgate and attaches with six 3/8” screws. The sliding door has only...
Forum: Fabrication 03-25-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,941
Posted By threepiece
The empty trailer frame with all ancillaries...

The empty trailer frame with all ancillaries installed.

From front to rear:
Pintle ring and mast support anchor
Pivoting jack
Pivoting mast with winch, switch box and mast support anchor...
Forum: Fabrication 03-25-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,941
Posted By threepiece
Showing the quick attach mounting plate. In this...

Showing the quick attach mounting plate. In this configuration the box will be removed from the trailer frame and the single caster wheel will be attached.

This is a reminder that I have yet to...
Forum: Fabrication 03-25-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,941
Posted By threepiece
This shows some of the parts for the tailgate...

This shows some of the parts for the tailgate latch.

I added a 3/8”-16 threaded hole to both pivot supports. Here there is a threaded rod screwed into one of the holes. With this rod I can fish...
Forum: Fabrication 03-25-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,941
Posted By threepiece
Here...

Here https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51721 is a link to a thread that shows how I shortened the width of a spool on a Ramsey winch.
Forum: Fabrication 03-25-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,941
Posted By threepiece
Some overdue updates for this thread. I have this...

Some overdue updates for this thread. I have this contraption mostly done. Despite several obstacles and set-backs I have managed to get that fuzzy feeling about a job well done. My fingers are...
Forum: Machining 03-23-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By threepiece
You may need a long drill and tap to make the...

You may need a long drill and tap to make the threaded hole. Rather than buying longer you could weld or braze mild steel extensions to your current tools. I have done this several times using s...
Forum: Machining 03-20-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By threepiece
Is 1995 old? My newest vehicle is 16 years older!...

Is 1995 old? My newest vehicle is 16 years older! (my oldest is 77 years older)

You have given me a great idea. For some time I have been concerned about what will happen to my "special" tooling...
Forum: Machining 03-12-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By threepiece
It seems the problem was that the arbor was never...

It seems the problem was that the arbor was never mated to the chuck. The chuck and arbor look new to me, I guess they really never were used. I went through the process of cleaning the surfaces and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-06-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,013
Posted By threepiece
You have caused me to reconsider my approach. I...

You have caused me to reconsider my approach. I am now considering making a connecting rod, one with the integrity to be used in compression. I will look into it more closely when the time comes.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-06-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,414
Posted By threepiece
Perhaps.....I didn’t.

Perhaps.....I didn’t.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-06-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,414
Posted By threepiece
So I suppose it is, or should still be considered...

So I suppose it is, or should still be considered oxygen cutting, but with a different heating gas.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-03-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,013
Posted By threepiece
A picture of a splitter somewhat like the one I...

A picture of a splitter somewhat like the one I have in mind. The connecting rod or link is in compression and quite large.

Mine is much smaller so I plan to move it to the center, between the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-03-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,013
Posted By threepiece
Yes, I’m sure some reading this thread would not...

Yes, I’m sure some reading this thread would not believe me if I showed the quantity of hand tools, power tools, machinery, building materials and whatnots I have gotten from one scrap yard just in...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-03-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By threepiece
My guess is he is an eccentric who collected most...

My guess is he is an eccentric who collected most of them long ago before there was any demand.

35 years ago my father bought a very nice Swedish made anvil (among many other things) that weighs...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-01-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,414
Posted By threepiece
Curious I have never heard of such a process. Is...

Curious I have never heard of such a process. Is it a mater of using available resources or is there an advantage of propane cutting over oxygen cutting?
Forum: Machining 03-01-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By threepiece
Apparently I was not. I made a closer observation...

Apparently I was not. I made a closer observation and discovered the slipping is in fact between the arbor and chuck. I simply expected if the friction hold in the taper was lost the chuck would...
Forum: Machining 03-01-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By threepiece
Jacobs aren’t what they use to be. Some, perhaps...

Jacobs aren’t what they use to be. Some, perhaps all are made in China. I have had problems with the last three Super Chucks I bought. Two of them are fussy about running true. The 18N I recently...
Forum: Machining 03-01-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By threepiece
Apparently I was not. I made a closer observation...

Apparently I was not. I made a closer observation and discovered the slipping is in fact between the arbor and chuck. I simply expected if the friction hold in the taper was lost the chuck would...
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