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Forum: Machining 05-23-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
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I guess I am doing a job where it would come in...

I guess I am doing a job where it would come in handy. We had to make two cylinder mount ends for some low boy cylinders. Customer did specifically say he wanted a lot of clearance for grease and...
Forum: Machining 05-22-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 404
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My guess is that it is a draw bar already. I...

My guess is that it is a draw bar already. I think the wheel is the jam nut. You could probably just loosen it be hand and change the taper out in the other end. It looks like about a 30 taper? ...
Forum: Machining 05-21-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 404
Posted By toprecycler
You might be able to sell it to Tim.[emoji4] ...

You might be able to sell it to Tim.[emoji4]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-21-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By toprecycler
Golf cart tech help

SFT road trip/ vacation trip!


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Forum: Machining 05-20-2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By toprecycler
Thank you Ron. Sent from my iPhone using...

Thank you Ron.


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Forum: Machining 05-20-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By toprecycler
Some translated pics of the French manual for oil...

Some translated pics of the French manual for oil requirements.

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Forum: Machining 05-19-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By toprecycler
HES Lathe

Thanks Scott. The video and PDF makes it look easy. This will help me figure it out.

Good thing I still have an analog meter or two still around.

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Forum: Fabrication 05-19-2022, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By toprecycler
I think it will distort a bit. Depends on how...

I think it will distort a bit. Depends on how hot you get it if you use the cut off wheel. You will get to practice your blacksmithing skills to get it back into shape, but it should conform back...
Forum: Machining 05-18-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By toprecycler
HES Lathe

Short for H. Ernault-Somua company, made in France
Type 550,
Numero (serial # ?) 10799
Date de sortie 28369

20” swing, 94” overall bed length about 64” between centers, if I had a center for...
Forum: Machining 05-17-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By toprecycler
question for Ron

Lubrication question for Ron.

I might have more later, but will start with this.

Hopefully you can make out in picture what it calls for in the Headstock. Lathe was made in France in 1969.
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Forum: Fabrication 05-07-2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 443
Posted By toprecycler
Rotisserie for Willys jeep restoration

I made a rotisserie for making and painting handrails at previous job. Similar to your design, minus the wheels. I used it for several different projects later. I made walk brackets that hung each...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2022, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By toprecycler
Very nice! Sent from my iPhone using...

Very nice!


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-04-2022, 05:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,292
Posted By toprecycler
Looks like a robust machine. Big boys toys for...

Looks like a robust machine. Big boys toys for sure! [emoji4]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-01-2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By toprecycler
Cute little dozer. I had a regular smaller...

Cute little dozer.

I had a regular smaller dozer 15 years ago. I forgot the make, but I I think it weighed under 5000 #. I regret selling it. It was a worn out, piece that was modified with a...
Forum: Machining 05-01-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By toprecycler
Primitive shop methods

I take a lot of things for granted in my work shop and home shop compared to those work conditions.

Couple take aways that I seen ( maybe not the first time, but reminds me of a trick)

Using...
Forum: Machining 05-01-2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By toprecycler
Bern thinking about this topic a bit more, and...

Bern thinking about this topic a bit more, and did a bit of research. And some cad drawing to better understand the geometry myself.

First, a couple pages from my Machinery’s Handbook, First...
Forum: Machining 04-29-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,620
Posted By toprecycler
Thanks for posting your math sheet. I can’t...

Thanks for posting your math sheet. I can’t quite remember those problems from high school math classes, but I probably did something similar. Just not using that education for 32 years makes it a...
Forum: Machining 04-28-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By toprecycler
measuring keyways

Heck, how many of any of the population would know how to do square root by hand? Math was one of my strong subjects in school, but if you asked me to much of the advanced math, I would struggle...
Forum: Machining 04-27-2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 843
Posted By toprecycler
I would have to check machinist handbook for...

I would have to check machinist handbook for sure, but typically I just touch off the Od, and take my 1/2 key depth from there. I will usually add .010” to this, because I want to make sure...
Forum: Machining 04-26-2022, 11:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,342
Posted By toprecycler
Ehrlich/IXL Lathe

Let the fun learning begin!



You will get all kinds of advice now. Some will be directly applicable to you, and some will not apply to you at all with your "Small" lathe set up. This will be...
Forum: Fabrication 04-25-2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By toprecycler
Screenshot from Milos link. 164455 ...

Screenshot from Milos link.

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Forum: Welding 04-24-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,013
Posted By toprecycler
Just a quick screen shot in case the link goes...

Just a quick screen shot in case the link goes dead sometime.

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Forum: Welding 04-23-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,013
Posted By toprecycler
I don’t think he said he had two bad bottles in a...

I don’t think he said he had two bad bottles in a row, just the last time he he had it happen the tank was nearing empty.


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Forum: Machining 04-19-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,620
Posted By toprecycler
Sounds good to me. Let us know how it turns...

Sounds good to me. Let us know how it turns out.[emoji38]

Seriously though, will you do a test run before cutting to verify your figuring? Or just trust your math?

This is a pretty...
Forum: Fabrication 04-19-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,419
Posted By toprecycler
I will agree that the guy in the video seems a...

I will agree that the guy in the video seems a bit off. But then again, when you meet a nerd who really understands computers, aren’t they a bit off too? Computer guys that understand computers...
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