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Forum: Welding 02-15-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 270
Posted By mccutter
THIS! ^^^^ That is what I do and usually tweak...

THIS! ^^^^ That is what I do and usually tweak towards the hot side. Make sure you have good power going to it.
Forum: Welding 02-13-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By mccutter
I'd be concerned with replacement parts...

I'd be concerned with replacement parts considering the political climate there...
Forum: Machining 02-11-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,034
Posted By mccutter
That looks like a decent unit for $300. :) The...

That looks like a decent unit for $300. :) The one I posted above is HERE (https://www.baileigh.com/hand-bender-rdb-10). Not as many size options but definitely beefier for $800.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-08-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By mccutter
THIS ^^^^ was the first thing that popped into my...

THIS ^^^^ was the first thing that popped into my mind. Try prying on things with the wheels on the ground. With the control arms "extended" down, it may be tightening up the bushings enough that the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-07-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,399
Posted By mccutter
Although I wouldn't consider myself a "redneck"...

Although I wouldn't consider myself a "redneck" (my shirt comes off when it is hot and sunny ;) LINK (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-1B81eM5Yk)), I WOULD consider myself a "country boy". :) Grew...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-07-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,615
Posted By mccutter
I like the thought of a pad/slab underneath. As...

I like the thought of a pad/slab underneath. As high as you can get it. And while your pouring concrete, you can pour the foundation for any patio/porch/Florida room/shed/driveway/carport, etc.

A...
Forum: Machining 02-07-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,034
Posted By mccutter
It is good to see capitalism is alive and well in...

It is good to see capitalism is alive and well in Canada! :)



Maybe not so much capitalism here, though... ;)

Or maybe that is just how we roll here in the helpful US! :D

But I'm...
Forum: Welding 02-05-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,470
Posted By mccutter
There used to be a guy on here that was dealing...

There used to be a guy on here that was dealing Everlasts. He was quite helpful at first but seems to have gone off to bigger and better things...





I had a HF manager give me the skizzy on...
Forum: Welding 02-05-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By mccutter
I've rebuilt a couple pairs of regulators in the...

I've rebuilt a couple pairs of regulators in the past. Got a "kit" from a Debay vendor--I forget who. Just do a search of your model number and scoll the listings. I think I paid less than $15 a kit...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-01-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By mccutter
This is funny how this forum is for talking about...

This is funny how this forum is for talking about shop floors, but they are never visible in a "normal" shop. Maybe it should be called "Shop Floor Wishes"? :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By mccutter
Modern engines need ALL the voltage to run...

Modern engines need ALL the voltage to run correctly. It is amazing the drivability issues that present themselves with a weak battery.

Wife has a Freestyle with batt light on. Charges fine at 14v...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By mccutter
I see palm trees--where is it located? :confused:...

I see palm trees--where is it located? :confused:

Trivia question: what kind of fuel did the first diesel engine run on? ;)

I've seen plenty of MAN diesels in bigger yachts 100'+. One I worked...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By mccutter
The fill adapter I have has an "extra" valve to...

The fill adapter I have has an "extra" valve to allow this. Maybe it is the heat in this area or maybe my big tank is getting low. But the can is frosty before I try to fill it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By mccutter
I've used CO2 paintball cans on many "remote"...

I've used CO2 paintball cans on many "remote" jobs with my MM140. I use a Hobart adapter I'm not sure is available anymore. One end screws to the gas fitting on the back of the machine and the other...
Forum: Machining 01-27-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,176
Posted By mccutter
Smile Epilogue: Then there were 2, then 1 again...

Long story short: I picked up a "new" "open box" unit with goodies from Harbor Freight for $298 w/tax. Sold "old" unit sans goodies for $320. Thank you to Dub for offering up your "extra" parts but I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-27-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By mccutter
Walmart brand synthetic is about $16 for 5qts...

Walmart brand synthetic is about $16 for 5qts...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-20-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By mccutter
You can probably use MC cable for your lighting...

You can probably use MC cable for your lighting if the wires for the lights will be "hidden". If your code allows it.
Forum: Machining 01-15-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,105
Posted By mccutter
Looks like it was used as an anchor in the...

Looks like it was used as an anchor in the ocean!:eek:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-02-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By mccutter
The plastic bushings suck IF they are anything...

The plastic bushings suck IF they are anything like the ones I put on a 1965 Chevy van--but that was 35 years ago so they could be OK now... :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 12-25-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,672
Posted By mccutter
THIS ^^^^. Some furring strips and a roll of...

THIS ^^^^. Some furring strips and a roll of sheet plastic. Attach with screws or staple gun. Rent a scissor lift. How high are we talking? Sometimes you gotta spend money to make money... :)
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By mccutter
At one time someone here posted a link for a free...

At one time someone here posted a link for a free catalog from a company that supplied "brazing" rods. That was their specialty. I put quotes on because the melty filler metal is not always brass. Do...
Forum: Machining 12-14-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,176
Posted By mccutter
SHHHHHHH!!! :( ;) Maybe I need to remove the...

SHHHHHHH!!! :( ;) Maybe I need to remove the price sheet I posted above! :D



Keep me posted on the gears, Dub. Definitely interested in the jaws, hand tools and centers. Not so much the tool...
Forum: Machining 12-14-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,176
Posted By mccutter
Thanks for the info, people! :) ...

Thanks for the info, people! :)



Thanks, Chris. I guess I missed that set. HF finally Emailed me back (attachment below) and their gear set, priced individually, comes to $32 but is 8-10 weeks...
Forum: Machining 12-12-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,176
Posted By mccutter
Question Where do I get accessories for HF #93212 Mini Lathe?

I picked up this Harbor Freight/Central Machinery #93212 7"x10" Mini Lathe a couple months ago from the original owner. In "like-new" condition, I thought it was worth $300. He had only turned Delrin...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-10-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,886
Posted By mccutter
Place I worked had a similar situation but the...

Place I worked had a similar situation but the Service Manager was a tech who moved "up the ladder" and knew his stuff. A noob flat-rate tech had forgotten to put the plate back and I noticed before...
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