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Forum: Machining 09-16-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,979
Posted By JohnBoy
You're very kind, but don't worry, the Chinaman...

You're very kind, but don't worry, the Chinaman will provide.

I must upload a video later but my farmer's toolpost grinder did the business just fine.

I spent 20 minutes cutting it, ran the...
Forum: Machining 09-13-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,979
Posted By JohnBoy
Me too, but they don't seem to want to go in when...

Me too, but they don't seem to want to go in when reversed

And looking at the threads on the underside of the jaws they are ground with a bit of a taper on the first thread to ease them in but...
Forum: Machining 09-13-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,979
Posted By JohnBoy
I hadnt considered that the cutting wheel might...

I hadnt considered that the cutting wheel might spin it.

When I said finish it under power I meant with the lathe spinning. but still with the grinder.

Damm bearing is still in France with...
Forum: Machining 09-12-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,979
Posted By JohnBoy
Played around with some of the lumps of HSS that...

Played around with some of the lumps of HSS that came with it and finally managed to take some cuts with a decent surface finish so it was reassuring to prove to myself that the machine is capable of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-12-2022, 06:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,619
Posted By JohnBoy
Rebar bit's ain't expensive. ...

Rebar bit's ain't expensive. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Bosch-3-4-in-x-10-in-x-12-in-SDS-Plus-Carbide-Rebar-Cutter-for-Drilling-with-Rotary-Hammers-RC2124/301456813

I get that you have the...
Forum: Machining 09-08-2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,979
Posted By JohnBoy
The shipping from China to europe has gone nuts...

The shipping from China to europe has gone nuts over the last few years, that would cost 75 CAD to ship here.

But there's loads of chinamen in europe. they bring in container loads and then...
Forum: Machining 09-07-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,979
Posted By JohnBoy
Sure Took it off, there's no name on the...

Sure


Took it off, there's no name on the back of it either.


Terry I think you're telling me I should buy a 4 jaw?

There's not much info/parts available for this lathe, but it uses a...
Forum: Machining 09-07-2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,979
Posted By JohnBoy
Shop season will soon be upon us again so it's...

Shop season will soon be upon us again so it's time to start looking at getting some use from this lathe.

I had a super small job for it last night but the chuck jaws were the wrong way round so I...
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By JohnBoy
Nice rack!!

Nice rack!!
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-01-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,619
Posted By JohnBoy
Way back when I built my shop here a friend of...

Way back when I built my shop here a friend of mine cut the steel at his work on a Saturday morning.

The same morning a colleague of his was preparing for his own shed build. Due to years of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-31-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,619
Posted By JohnBoy
Gotcha. In that case a non shrinking grout...

Gotcha.

In that case a non shrinking grout like toprecycler says.

I hate the look of it with the post floating and then the grout filling it but it's how whole buildings are bolted down.

It...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-31-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,619
Posted By JohnBoy
What is the column doing/why do you feel the need...

What is the column doing/why do you feel the need for a cushion?

My initial thought would be a bed of Tec7, just enough to fill the irregularities in the block. It is sticky stuff in a tube that...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-23-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,164
Posted By JohnBoy
https://youtu.be/jOXidWIB-gY?t=588 Vidjo...

https://youtu.be/jOXidWIB-gY?t=588

Vidjo from Adam Savage doing similar, might help.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-15-2022, 01:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,146
Posted By JohnBoy
That'd be a minor issue. ...

That'd be a minor issue.

https://www.echolive.ie/corknews/arid-40242506.html

If it was an indoor parking garage the whole place could go up. Happened here a few years ago with a car that was...
Forum: Fabrication 08-08-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By JohnBoy
Do you have any ratchet straps? Ratchet...

Do you have any ratchet straps?

Ratchet straps are mighty winches if you have a few, I've moved all sorts of things with em over the years.

Two ratchets and a chain would take care of that in...
Forum: Fabrication 08-05-2022, 01:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,198
Posted By JohnBoy
Ahhh, we'd call that an insert or inset stove. ...

Ahhh, we'd call that an insert or inset stove. Over here a fireplace is an open fire.

When that was made it was built from 3 or 4mm mild steel, nothing special I'd imagine. If it was really...
Forum: Fabrication 08-04-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,198
Posted By JohnBoy
Is concrete or brick an option? You'd never see...

Is concrete or brick an option? You'd never see steel in an open fireplace over here. (Unless it's a back boiler or a gas/electric pretend fireplace)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-26-2022, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By JohnBoy
play stupid games.... one of the comments on...

play stupid games....

one of the comments on one of the followup videos: if the throttle was sticking on my 130hp grocery getter I wouldnt drive it.


Sums it all up.

The brakes are...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-11-2022, 03:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,327
Posted By JohnBoy
Man if you ignore the advice do the dues rates go...

Man if you ignore the advice do the dues rates go up.

Just ask poor Tim
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,146
Posted By JohnBoy
I'd agree, but I think at 150k miles there's a...

I'd agree, but I think at 150k miles there's a much greater chance of the battery writing off a car than a conventional engine.


There's loads of engines that go on a lot longer than that with...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,146
Posted By JohnBoy
Ye have a much better grid so. Average domestic...

Ye have a much better grid so. Average domestic connection here would be 80 amp.

The problem in much of Europe is people don't have driveways as they have on street parking. EVs only work imo if...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,146
Posted By JohnBoy
There's a huge use case for electric cars for...

There's a huge use case for electric cars for people who never do more than a few hundred miles a week. Commuter cars, second cars etc In that regard I think the US is better suited than a lot of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-20-2022, 02:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,761
Posted By JohnBoy
They all work on a similar principle that I've...

They all work on a similar principle that I've seen
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-19-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,761
Posted By JohnBoy
Attachment would help :eek:

Attachment would help :eek:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-19-2022, 04:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,761
Posted By JohnBoy
I was at a farm show yesterday, this is how...

I was at a farm show yesterday, this is how yanmar do it
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