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Forum: Machining 06-14-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By greywynd
To cut a keyway in a thru hole, you need to...

To cut a keyway in a thru hole, you need to either use a broach, which is pushed thru and cuts as it goes, or a shaper, with a reciprocating tool shaped to cut the keyway.

Broaches are often sold...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-14-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By greywynd
I haven’t had, or any experience with the...

I haven’t had, or any experience with the electric over hydraulic.

I do know that with hydraulic surge brakes, if there isn’t enough traction for the tow vehicle to slow down and apply the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-13-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By greywynd
Brake requirements vary from province to...

Brake requirements vary from province to province.

Personally I like brakes on all trailers except very light ones. And as much of a pain electric brakes are, I prefer them over hydraulic surge...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-13-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By greywynd
If they are bolted on, they are actual axles...

If they are bolted on, they are actual axles instead of mh ones. One tandem I had have the same setup. They are usually 5000 or 6000 pound ratings.

Keep the 14.5” tires close to the max pressure,...
Forum: Welding 06-11-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 818
Posted By greywynd
I’ve used a couple K O Lee surface grinders, I...

I’ve used a couple K O Lee surface grinders, I think they may have been what we had in the high school shop.




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Forum: SFT Information 06-09-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By greywynd
Trying today from home and all seems good. Maybe...

Trying today from home and all seems good. Maybe it was an issue going through the hotel wifi.

Mark, thanks for keeping the lights on and the utilities going around here, we appreciate it!

...
Forum: SFT Information 06-08-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By greywynd
Tapatalk did an update for iOs again....I can’t...

Tapatalk did an update for iOs again....I can’t log in that way again. Using my browser now, not nearly as nice on the phone though. ☹️
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-02-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,501
Posted By greywynd
Take it easy Gerry and try to heal up! ...

Take it easy Gerry and try to heal up!


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Forum: Machining 06-01-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By greywynd
I always just cut a ‘plus’ across the end. Either...

I always just cut a ‘plus’ across the end. Either a hacksaw, band saw, or zip cut depending on what was around.


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Forum: Machining 06-01-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By greywynd
Just use the closest size pipe thread for the...

Just use the closest size pipe thread for the part you are dealing with. [emoji4][emoji4]


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Forum: Machining 05-31-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By greywynd
We used to use them for some production stuff....

We used to use them for some production stuff. Other than that, never found a use, I usually just turn a mandle in the lathe, and to make it ‘expand’ drill and tap it for a pipe thread, slit it...
Forum: Machining 05-31-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By greywynd
You realize they get machined to fit the hole...

You realize they get machined to fit the hole size of the part?


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-30-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By greywynd
Interesting. A lot of parts for the N...

Interesting.

A lot of parts for the N series are still available through Ford (well, New Holland now) as well.

Spent most of my summers as a teen working on Ford tractors, N series,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-28-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,501
Posted By greywynd
Nice to see green instead of the white stuff that...

Nice to see green instead of the white stuff that I saw when I was there!

I’ve used different pool noodles for various uses, they are great for on car racks, or to soften sharp corners when...
Forum: Welding 05-24-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,305
Posted By greywynd
I would look at using a sleeve to protect the...

I would look at using a sleeve to protect the threads, and drilling out the centre of the bolt. If you can get that pilot hole through the bolt, penetrating oil can work from both sides. After that...
Forum: Machining 05-17-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By greywynd
Chances are that it’s mild steel and doesn’t have...

Chances are that it’s mild steel and doesn’t have enough carbon to harden it.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-17-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By greywynd
My dad had a bunch of old spark plugs that had...

My dad had a bunch of old spark plugs that had the centre taken out, and an air fitting welded to it. He used them for valve spring/seal jobs like this, and years ago when burned out valves were more...
Forum: Fabrication 05-15-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By greywynd
Looks good Dave! Sent from my iPhone...

Looks good Dave!


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Forum: Machining 05-15-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By greywynd
Could be different feed gears for different...

Could be different feed gears for different thread pitch combinations.

Quite the gearbox setup for the spindle speeds!


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Forum: Shop & Safety 05-15-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By greywynd
With moving 2000 miles last year, I’ve learned...

With moving 2000 miles last year, I’ve learned that moving, re-arranging, sorting, moving things again is inevitable. Plan the big stuff, then work the small stuff in around it. If there’s heavy...
Forum: Machining 05-14-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By greywynd
I’ve dealt with 1/2-12 before on something or...

I’ve dealt with 1/2-12 before on something or other too.

Just sometimes people don’t think to check for a metric size.


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Forum: Shop & Safety 05-14-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By greywynd
Nice start! Now to clutter it up! Lol!! ...

Nice start! Now to clutter it up! Lol!!


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Forum: Machining 05-14-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By greywynd
1/2 12? Seems strange....are you sure it’s not...

1/2 12? Seems strange....are you sure it’s not metric?


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-11-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By greywynd
You could wire the old motor at 240V, and run a...

You could wire the old motor at 240V, and run a vfd.


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Forum: Fabrication 05-11-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,170
Posted By greywynd
Can’t recall the last time I used a sanding disc...

Can’t recall the last time I used a sanding disc on an angle grinder. Flap wheels are what I use if grinding is more than needed.

I do use 2” and 3” sanding discs on my disc grinders though, not...
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