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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-21-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,061
Posted By Ironman
NIMBY Just like the Germans. Shut down the...

NIMBY
Just like the Germans. Shut down the nukes, shut down coal, and burn Russian hydrocarbons because we are green.
All these nations in Davos lockstep over green legislation are thoughtlessly...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-21-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,061
Posted By Ironman
Mining Lithium...

Mining Lithium (https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/lithium-mining-what-you-should-know-about-the-contentious-issue.html) takes large (diesel powered) haul trucks and a very large...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By Ironman
I found a little one for $750 ...

I found a little one for $750
https://www.kijiji.ca/v-tool-other/st-catharines/stamping-punch-press/1633424962
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By Ironman
I can't find a small punch press of less than 20...

I can't find a small punch press of less than 20 tons. Search for flywheel punch press or mechanical punch press.
https://www.kempler.com/inventory/presses/obi-flywheel-punch-press
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-19-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By Ironman
Bill, in general, if a toilet is doing a slow...

Bill, in general, if a toilet is doing a slow trickle or has a leaking float valve, the water scale will build up on the inside of the S curve trap, and also plug the water vents around the rim
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-19-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By Ironman
I wouldn't try to rebuild that one:rolleyes:

I wouldn't try to rebuild that one:rolleyes:
Forum: Machining 09-17-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,907
Posted By Ironman
A lathe is a wonderful tool:)

A lathe is a wonderful tool:)
Forum: Machining 09-13-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,907
Posted By Ironman
You will not be able to cut the 500 series steel...

You will not be able to cut the 500 series steel with a high speed steel bit. In fact, I'm not sure you could do it with a carbide insert either.
This steel is very brittle, if you do succeed in...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-12-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 36,221
Posted By Ironman
And sometimes upside down, too:)

And sometimes upside down, too:)
Forum: Fabrication 09-10-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Posted By Ironman
Good for you. And yes, aluminum pays well for...

Good for you. And yes, aluminum pays well for scrap
Forum: Machining 09-08-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,907
Posted By Ironman
John, at your level of expertise, I would get a 3...

John, at your level of expertise, I would get a 3 jaw with reversible jaws, and a 12 dollar dial indicator, something with a 1 or 2 inch stroke.
Once you start chucking square, rectangular or sawed...
Forum: Machining 09-08-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,490
Posted By Ironman
Making a 4 ton roller....

Making a 4 ton roller. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-0euFbasL8) Rough machining by oxy torch.
Forum: Machining 09-07-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,907
Posted By Ironman
I did a search for a B418 chuck, came up with...

I did a search for a B418 chuck, came up with some but not great.

I would get this one...
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Ironman
Nice job on the rack, Cam

Nice job on the rack, Cam
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-01-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Ironman
I recently sold my camper trailer. It had a...

I recently sold my camper trailer. It had a hydraulic pump and ram. The little skateboard wheels that ran in a track had seized and worn flat. It still went in and out, can't beat hydraulics.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-01-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Ironman
Generally lower rpm has more torgue. If they list...

Generally lower rpm has more torgue. If they list current draw that would be my guide. Power consumed equals HP
Forum: Fabrication 09-01-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By Ironman
Hi Stuart, Usually when I do this sort of...

Hi Stuart,
Usually when I do this sort of thing, I use a flange nut, which is a nut with a sort of washer built onto it, and mig weld the nut to the frame when it is in position. I would use this...
Forum: Welding 08-30-2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Ironman
I've used it to repair aluminum castings and pot...

I've used it to repair aluminum castings and pot metal, but yeah, it won't bond to steel
Forum: Machining 08-30-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,490
Posted By Ironman
A #6 tip should cut 3 inch like nothing. Did you...

A #6 tip should cut 3 inch like nothing. Did you notice the oxygen bottles all ganged together in the beginning where he is cutting the ship crank? That's the real issue with a big tip.
They are...
Forum: Machining 08-30-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,490
Posted By Ironman
I was thinking the same thing..."Top,what is...

I was thinking the same thing..."Top,what is wrong with that machine?" I can see the problem if it was inaccurate. Now my lathe is newer than Mark's, being 1974, maybe and is an international...
Forum: Machining 08-29-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,490
Posted By Ironman
Not uncommon for ships engines. A marine engineer...

Not uncommon for ships engines. A marine engineer I know was telling me about this 4 cylinder terribly maintained engine he rebuilt. The pistons were 48" and the 5th piston which was the supercharger...
Forum: Machining 08-28-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,490
Posted By Ironman
For a compressor, that was the story, and...

For a compressor, that was the story, and compressors usually don't have counterweights. With a stroke like that it will probably run at 600 rpm.
It's impressive what you can do with sandals and a...
Forum: Machining 08-28-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,490
Posted By Ironman
Making a crankshaft

This video shows the new (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IA0orQ0TdNQ)industrial footware and welding shields and well as the correct way to protect the ways of a lathe when loading stock:rolleyes:
Forum: Machining 08-28-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,325
Posted By Ironman
That will make the mill a lot nicer to use

That will make the mill a lot nicer to use
Forum: Machining 08-27-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Ironman
The gears in the apron are mild steel. I noted...

The gears in the apron are mild steel. I noted that there is no brass to be found. The half nuts slide up and down in a dovetail with adjustable ways. They are cast iron half nuts and have no wear...
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