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Forum: Machining Yesterday, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By greywynd
LeBlonde is(was?) a common machine make, no idea...

LeBlonde is(was?) a common machine make, no idea if they still exist. I’ve ran a couple, newer than that though.

A serial number, model, size or any other info would help narrow it down a little....
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By greywynd
I have more stuff lined up. [emoji4] Sent...

I have more stuff lined up. [emoji4]


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Forum: Machining 09-17-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By greywynd
They are like new. After posting this I looked up...

They are like new. After posting this I looked up retail pricing. I messaged the seller and told him to let me know when/as he has more stuff available, as it’s part of an estate type sale, and has...
Forum: Machining 09-17-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By greywynd
More tools

Bought a small package deal last night. An oversize/heavy duty magnetic base, with case and an indicator, a scriber, and two different ‘taper’ gauges.

Paid $130 for the bunch.
...
Forum: Fabrication 09-17-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By greywynd
The swing boom is more common on small machines...

The swing boom is more common on small machines to allow more access in tight spots. Digging up tight along walls, or offsetting to dig a ‘square’ hole etc.

Or offset a heavy load right and you...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-17-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 14,369
Posted By greywynd
Looking good Gerry! Sent from my iPhone...

Looking good Gerry!


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Forum: Machining 09-10-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By greywynd
Not sure how many magnetic chucks I have. There’s...

Not sure how many magnetic chucks I have. There’s the 6x12 on my surface grinder, I think i have either two or three more in storage. I have a 6x6 that is part of the sine plate setup I got a while...
Forum: Welding 09-09-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By greywynd
Platy swaps out plasma cutters faster than some...

Platy swaps out plasma cutters faster than some folks swap consumables!!


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Forum: Machining 09-07-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By greywynd
I have a set of reduced shank drills that I...

I have a set of reduced shank drills that I reserve for use in the mill, I hold them with a collet. So far over the years I’ve never had one spin.


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Forum: Machining 08-19-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,709
Posted By greywynd
At some point we can get those sharpened up for...

At some point we can get those sharpened up for you. [emoji4]


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Forum: Machining 08-19-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,709
Posted By greywynd
Can’t recall if Gerry has a mag drill or not. I...

Can’t recall if Gerry has a mag drill or not. I have a so-so one here at the house though.

I also have one of the old school, high torque portable drills. I also have the ‘stand’ they clamped...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-18-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By greywynd
Draft (work) horses like Clydes and Percherons...

Draft (work) horses like Clydes and Percherons will have feet close to the size of a dinner plate. And if they are really working, logging, plowing etc, will often have very aggressive spikes or...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-16-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 21,615
Posted By greywynd
It’s an easy way to figure out who your true...

It’s an easy way to figure out who your true friends are.

Just like lending money to friends. If it gets paid back, then they can still be friends. If not, consider it a payment for them to go...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-12-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,054
Posted By greywynd
V10’s also have an issue with dissimilar metals...

V10’s also have an issue with dissimilar metals where the starter bolts up. It’s an aluminum surface with steel bolts holding the starter in. First and so far only starter I had to heat a bell...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-10-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 21,615
Posted By greywynd
Get used to the working alone, and make sure to...

Get used to the working alone, and make sure to keep ‘notes’ as to who was busy and who helped.

Almost 35 years ago, before I was even a teen, I had a guy dome a favour even though I hadn’t asked...
Forum: Fabrication 08-08-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,996
Posted By greywynd
I noticed a spike in Milton stock recently... ...

I noticed a spike in Milton stock recently...


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-06-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By greywynd
So don’t buy the jewellry boxes and buy what you...

So don’t buy the jewellry boxes and buy what you want. Nobody is forcing you to buy them.

As to the quality of a ‘new’ kennedy, I have no idea. I have several, at best guess the ‘newest’ is...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-06-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By greywynd
For measuring tools, endmills, reamers and that...

For measuring tools, endmills, reamers and that sort of stuff that machinists use, they work well. For wrenches, hammers, and general tools, the ‘machinists’ boxes suck.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-05-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By greywynd
I’ll agree on the you suck, especially being like...

I’ll agree on the you suck, especially being like new with keys. You’re well under 20% of new price.


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Forum: Fabrication 08-01-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,854
Posted By greywynd
Being creative means that you put more $$ in your...

Being creative means that you put more $$ in your pocket at the end of the day, IMO. Nice job Gerry.


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Forum: Fabrication 07-30-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By greywynd
After not having ran a rubber tired backhoe in...

After not having ran a rubber tired backhoe in years, and spending most of 10 plus hours in one today, I remember why I hate the fucking things. Bouncy, limited functionality, and a pita to move...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By greywynd
Sounds like a nice score! Sent from my...

Sounds like a nice score!


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By greywynd
Most of the lift gates I’ve dealt with have had...

Most of the lift gates I’ve dealt with have had 12v hydraulic pump packs. If this is similar you’re into some heavy current.

I hope when they say fuel tank it’s a diesel slip tank, and not gas? ...
Forum: Fabrication 07-27-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,511
Posted By greywynd
Very nice outcome, excellent re-use of materials....

Very nice outcome, excellent re-use of materials.


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Forum: Fabrication 07-27-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By greywynd
The curved boom on a backhoe or excavator shifts...

The curved boom on a backhoe or excavator shifts the pivot of the boom and the stuck a little. It allows the bucket to ‘crowd’ in towards the machine farther, and by doing so, gives a stronger...
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