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Forum: Welding 10-14-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By LKeithR
If you do that you open up the gap between the...

If you do that you open up the gap between the two pieces, leaving yourself with more space to fill. Also, when you're finished welding and you try to push the material down flat there's a good...
Forum: Machining 10-12-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By LKeithR
On a piece of that diameter on a manual lathe you...

On a piece of that diameter on a manual lathe you really can't go too fast--2000-2500 rpm is nothing compared to the 8000-10000 rpm you can achieve with a CNC machine. DOC and feed per revolution...
Forum: Fabrication 10-08-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,306
Posted By LKeithR
I'd like to see some pictures of that!..:eek:

I'd like to see some pictures of that!..:eek:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-29-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By LKeithR
I don't know much about automatics either but I...

I don't know much about automatics either but I remember back 15-20 years when the diesel trucks--especially the Dodges--were becoming very popular as "toys" a lot guys had issues with them. We knew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-25-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 909
Posted By LKeithR
At least not that you can remember...:eek::D

At least not that you can remember...:eek::D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-22-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By LKeithR
That's a beast all right....heck of a deal for...

That's a beast all right....heck of a deal for sure. And I even made it right with the world--too hard on my neck the way it was...:eek:
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-20-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,549
Posted By LKeithR
If you're lucky...:eek::D

If you're lucky...:eek::D
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-18-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 15,549
Posted By LKeithR
About freakin' time...:D:D

About freakin' time...:D:D
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By LKeithR
We have fixed lots of worn lines like that--my...

We have fixed lots of worn lines like that--my brother usually uses everdur rod with the tig torch. I actually think he's found something that he likes even better--don't know what it is since tig...
Forum: Welding 09-15-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By LKeithR
Naa....Doug's just an elitist...:D:D ...

Naa....Doug's just an elitist...:D:D



Told ya...:eek:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-15-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By LKeithR
I guess the question to ask then is: "How was...

I guess the question to ask then is: "How was the original cable routed and tied down?" If you're duplicating the original installation then you should be OK. I don't like the idea of not having...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-15-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By LKeithR
Since the wire rope is not moving at the point...

Since the wire rope is not moving at the point where it bends it should be fine. I would, however, highly recommend that you get a couple cable clamps and tie the short end of the rope to the...
Forum: Welding 09-14-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,199
Posted By LKeithR
Whatever suits your "taste"...:D

Whatever suits your "taste"...:D
Forum: Fabrication 09-09-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By LKeithR
That's assuming he actually knows what he's...

That's assuming he actually knows what he's doing...:D:D:eek:
Forum: Fabrication 09-09-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By LKeithR
Once again Terry ends a thread with words of...

Once again Terry ends a thread with words of great wisdom...:D:D
Forum: Welding 09-09-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By LKeithR
Another issue you'll have with that repair is the...

Another issue you'll have with that repair is the solder--or whatever it is--that's gooped on there. It would have to be completely removed; something which is virtually impossible. I think the...
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By LKeithR
Learn something every day...:D

Learn something every day...:D
Forum: Welding 09-08-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By LKeithR
Virtually impossible to fix that in place. For...

Virtually impossible to fix that in place. For one thing there's a gap between the two sides which would be very tough to fill. Whoever did the initial installation sure didn't do a good...
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By LKeithR
Another point to consider is that it is possible...

Another point to consider is that it is possible to put a decent edge on something made of mild steel...but the edge won't last at all.



Yup, it will be very springy...



Is that anything...
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By LKeithR
But most of it is... Fixed that for ya. In...

But most of it is...

Fixed that for ya. In all the years that I have been working with steel--50+ years now--I've handled a lot or rebar and I have yet to find any that would make a decent axe or...
Forum: Machining 09-07-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By LKeithR
I have a couple keyless chucks that I use for...

I have a couple keyless chucks that I use for smaller drills but when it comes to larger stuff or tapping I always use a Jacobs 16N. For a 1" hole I'd be using a straight morse taper setup...
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By LKeithR
Right...

Right...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-03-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By LKeithR
That appears to be a bit of an unusual design...

That appears to be a bit of an unusual design given that the sector gear is a full circle instead just a portion of an arc. Allowing the gear to turn on the pin probably makes it a little easier to...
Forum: Machining 08-28-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By LKeithR
I'm not exactly sure what Scotch-Brite is made of...

I'm not exactly sure what Scotch-Brite is made of but I do know that it's not plastic and it is designed for removing material. We use the 5" brown discs all the time for finishing aluminum and you...
Forum: Machining 08-28-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By LKeithR
To clean tooling like morse tapers--anything...

To clean tooling like morse tapers--anything where you don't want to remove material and potentially change the fit of mating surfaces--I would first start with some medium grade steel wool. See...
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