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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Planned obsolescent. Sealed bearing, once...

Planned obsolescent.

Sealed bearing, once you remove the seal they are no longer sealed,
even if you put the seal back you have damaged it.

You have to replace the bearing, yeah it sucks but...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-13-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
So shortly after buying our horse trailer, I hook...

So shortly after buying our horse trailer, I hook up to another trailer and
nothing worked. The fucking trailer place that installed the brake controller
and goose neck hitch, rewired the truck...
Forum: Welding 10-12-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
me too!!!!

me too!!!!
Forum: Machining 10-12-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
For comparison... 2" diameter RPM =...

For comparison...

2" diameter

RPM = 100*12/2*pi.
RPM = 190.

Also this is a starting point if I am getting blue chips I slow down the cutting
speed. I am looking for the edge between no...
Forum: Machining 10-12-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Speed is measured in surface feet per minute. ...

Speed is measured in surface feet per minute. Generally for 4140 I use
80-100 SFPM for a starting point for 4140 and they calculate the RPM
needed. I calculate the RPM based on the largest...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-12-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Not sure, but could be a contributing factor.

Not sure, but could be a contributing factor.
Forum: Welding 10-12-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Not my unit, it is an older unit (2004) no help...

Not my unit, it is an older unit (2004) no help codes.

And I solved the issue the RC 15 connector on the PC 4 (meter board) was
dirty or corroded slightly. I was working through checking...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-12-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Oh and dielectric grease will be applied.

Oh and dielectric grease will be applied.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-12-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Of course, nothing loose. Yeah, I am not...

Of course, nothing loose.


Yeah, I am not digging that deep yet...




Okay so from my last posts until yesterday, no issues with the electrical...
Forum: Welding 10-12-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Random pictures from the other night. Also I...

Random pictures from the other night. Also I checked the voltage control
potentiometer, 10K ohms linear and it is fine and in tolerance. Of course it
would not be an easy fix...
Forum: Welding 10-12-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Miller Suitcase 12RC

So today is diagnosis day. I was welding with some fluxcore wire the other
night and everything started ok but then the arc got real hot, so I figured I
bumped the knob, I was on the ground...
Forum: Fabrication 10-09-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,226
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Jack you must be getting soft in your old age,...

Jack you must be getting soft in your old age, you have not run off either minion yet...
Forum: Fabrication 10-07-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,226
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
That was my thought, Noon tomorrow is my bet.

That was my thought, Noon tomorrow is my bet.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-07-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Gotta agree with Wolfie on this one, the crack is...

Gotta agree with Wolfie on this one, the crack is still going to grow, you can see
the end is headed to the chamber. That crack is very wide for a head crack
silicate is not gonna fix it. Buy a...
Forum: Fabrication 10-07-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,226
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
We should start a pool on how long the minions...

We should start a pool on how long the minions will last... :rolleyes:
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 10-05-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You suck!!!!!!

You suck!!!!!!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-03-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,361
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You do need to implement a corrosion prevention...

You do need to implement a corrosion prevention program.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-03-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Also keep in mind that Tesla's battery banks are...

Also keep in mind that Tesla's battery banks are liquid cooled, that helps with battery life.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Did a bunch more blasting tonight on the wheels...

Did a bunch more blasting tonight on the wheels off of the Genset.
And some cleaning of filters for vacuums and the like, no issues
from the compressor so far. Fingers crossed. :cool:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Blame the gov't by requiring higher and higher...

Blame the gov't by requiring higher and higher fuel economies and lower and
lower emissions. Car manufacturers are forces to chase every possible fraction
of efficiency. Meaning they are...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Ja, Ja, good German engineering... ...

Ja, Ja, good German engineering...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTj5j6pe0MA
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I was sand blasting last night and everything...

I was sand blasting last night and everything seemed to be working find. One
thing I noticed was for years on start up there was always a tiny squeak from
the compressor, I just figured it was...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Chad (Chumley) emailed this to me, he cannot post...

Chad (Chumley) emailed this to me, he cannot post from work.



Cool but pricey.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I cleaned up the threads with a tap before the...

I cleaned up the threads with a tap before the first fix. And degreased it with
brake parts cleaner to get a good set with the Loctite. And checked a tight fit
after installing it. I think the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Interesting the key fell out but I had the set...

Interesting the key fell out but I had the set screw down tight and
used Loctite 243 on it and the set screw is still in there tight as a tick.

Got the new pulley installed and it works good so...
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