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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-12-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By arizonian
Definitely not DEF dependant. I don't want one...

Definitely not DEF dependant. I don't want one and will go backwards if the time ever comes to replace my '03 Six.Slo.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-12-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By arizonian
Never split a tractor, but the coolest idea I've...

Never split a tractor, but the coolest idea I've seen is to use bulldog type trailer jacks bolted to the engine block/frame rails to keep the halves from falling on the floor.
Forum: Welding 04-12-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By arizonian
Wouldn't hurt to blow the dust and cobwebs out of...

Wouldn't hurt to blow the dust and cobwebs out of it while you have the covers off. A corrosion free spool of wire and you're good to go.
Forum: Fabrication 04-05-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,626
Posted By arizonian
Thanks. You're not telling us anything...

Thanks.

You're not telling us anything subliminal, are you?
Forum: Fabrication 04-04-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By arizonian
Gripstrut...

Gripstrut (https://gratingpacific.com/product/grip-strut-plank-grating/)
Forum: Welding 03-24-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,063
Posted By arizonian
Reverse polarity (electrode positive) is the...

Reverse polarity (electrode positive) is the correct polarity for 7018. I wouldn't bother with the 6010 at all, just increase your bevel size by another 1/8". For something you're going to beat on,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-11-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By arizonian
Do you have enough to stack 2 channels in a Z...

Do you have enough to stack 2 channels in a Z configuration and stitch weld them together to get 6" edge to edge?

One beam high, one beam low running the long way made with 2 channels Z'd...
Forum: Welding 03-09-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By arizonian
Hurry up and wait?

Hurry up and wait?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-06-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By arizonian
Nailed it. Not all clamping is vertical. If you...

Nailed it. Not all clamping is vertical. If you put a board on the workbench against a stop and push sideways on it, it will stay put while you do whatever.

Sometimes the "w" can be substituted to...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-04-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By arizonian
Oh, hell, let's go way off topic. Beware of...

Oh, hell, let's go way off topic.

Beware of Doug. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsLY5RNL3is)

You're welcome.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-04-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By arizonian
Damn, Chris, another rabbit hole I've wandered...

Damn, Chris, another rabbit hole I've wandered down. I'll be back in a while.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-04-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By arizonian
My Ryerson catalog does not say actual, but it...

My Ryerson catalog does not say actual, but it does have a section in the appendix for allowable tolerances. If a manufacturer shows a dimension in a catalog, I will take that as gospel WRT...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-02-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By arizonian
Page 3 of the Western BCI and VersaLam Specifier...

Page 3 of the Western BCI and VersaLam Specifier download shows actual dimensions. That's where I would start. I look at it as the same as going to a Ryerson steel catalog and finding out a W14x283...
Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,264
Posted By arizonian
I had a hammer that shed it's outer skin years...

I had a hammer that shed it's outer skin years ago. I never knew there was a warranty replacement, but then again I did not pay for the hammer in the first place.
Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,626
Posted By arizonian
There were no plans. What I found online was too...

There were no plans. What I found online was too ornate and $$$ to boot. I drew up my own plans on PAD (Pencil Aided Design).

I did not have time for head and foot handles or I would have put them...
Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,626
Posted By arizonian
Thank You! I meant to add the interior...

Thank You!

I meant to add the interior photos but got called to dinner. See attached.
Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,626
Posted By arizonian
A Simple Pine Box

This is not the usual fabrication story. I was asked by my wife's brother to construct a pine box for his wife that died early Tuesday morning, Feb 16th, 2021. She had been bedridden for at least...
Forum: Fabrication 02-11-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By arizonian
My condolences as well. Keep the faith and check...

My condolences as well. Keep the faith and check in more often.
Forum: Fabrication 02-02-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,377
Posted By arizonian
No excuses... Looks like an optical tracer...

No excuses...

Looks like an optical tracer gantry setup with oxy-fuel torches

No excuses.
Forum: Machining 02-01-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,362
Posted By arizonian
Not real sure, it was only last week but it seems...

Not real sure, it was only last week but it seems eons ago. There is a position on the head stock for threading and a position for turning. I probably had the turning engaged when I tried to thread....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-31-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,225
Posted By arizonian
Great idea. Green = Don't Shoot? Red = Fire...

Great idea.
Green = Don't Shoot?
Red = Fire for Effect?
Forum: Machining 01-31-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,362
Posted By arizonian
Forgive me if I am stating the obvious. There are...

Forgive me if I am stating the obvious. There are two ways to move the carriage with the gear train. One way is to engage the half nut below the cross slide, the other way is to engage the threading...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-23-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By arizonian
I'm sure you have thought of this, but the last...

I'm sure you have thought of this, but the last thing you need is to fry the motor when the load is 3/4 of the way up. What's the recovery plan then? Man basket and rental crane? Erect scaffolding...
Forum: Machining 01-18-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,546
Posted By arizonian
Jerry, what style, size and brand insert do you...

Jerry, what style, size and brand insert do you use? Mostly for turning or also for boring? Can you turn both directions or mainly toward the headstock?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-18-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By arizonian
Thanks, Keith. The new pins are 23/32 (0.7188) x...

Thanks, Keith. The new pins are 23/32 (0.7188) x 100mm (3.937). There is a grease hole and shallow groove at each end 1/2" in.





That is also available at McMaster. Since my previous...
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