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Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By camdigger
Glad you were able to fix it relatively...

Glad you were able to fix it relatively inexpensively.


What function was the line for? Rotation of the body perhaps?
Forum: Welding 09-09-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By camdigger
Maybe that's why he just buys new instead of...

Maybe that's why he just buys new instead of changing consumables:D
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By camdigger
All healed up till next garbage day.....:devil:

All healed up till next garbage day.....:devil:
Forum: Fabrication 09-07-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By camdigger
No barns. Just dogs roaming the neighbourhood,...

No barns. Just dogs roaming the neighbourhood, assorted livestock, broken fences, and vet bills......
Forum: Fabrication 09-07-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By camdigger
There's a story.:p:o I was only involved in...

There's a story.:p:o

I was only involved in the most peripheral role. An innocent bystander. Both times:eek:
Forum: Fabrication 09-07-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By camdigger
If you choose this method, make sure dog is dead....

If you choose this method, make sure dog is dead. The only thing worse than killing a neighbors dog is wounding it.:eek:
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By camdigger
He is very talented at what he does. Lots more...

He is very talented at what he does. Lots more aspects to coachwork than I would have expected. He also does upholstery
Forum: Machining 08-28-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By camdigger
The scotchbrite product line is ALL a series of...

The scotchbrite product line is ALL a series of embedded abrasive in a plastic matrix. Their trick is to colour code the aggressiveness of the abrasive with assorted colours in the plastic matrix.
Forum: Fabrication 08-27-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By camdigger
Yep, I stewed over this for over 2 years, hoarded...

Yep, I stewed over this for over 2 years, hoarded and gathered materials for another year, worked on it for 2 weeks, and got stunning results on my 75 yard driveway in a 20 minute test:eek::eek:
...
Forum: Fabrication 08-27-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By camdigger
The driveway is what locals call road gravel, or...

The driveway is what locals call road gravel, or 3/4" crush over native clay. Others call it 3/4 -. It is a crushed product ( sharp edges ) that includes everything that will pass a 3/4" screen. ...
Forum: Fabrication 08-27-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By camdigger
I must stay, I am estatic. the doodad worked...

I must stay, I am estatic. the doodad worked flawlessly first try with no fudging and no tweaking. Made short work of the wonky crown on my driveway.
Forum: Fabrication 08-27-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By camdigger
I have learned a bitter lesson over the years. ...

I have learned a bitter lesson over the years. Once you put enough material together that you can't handle it by hand, don't weld it to anything else until you come up with a plan how to move it...
Forum: Fabrication 08-27-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By camdigger
Crader build

For a long time, I have been contemplating the Duragrader style driveway maintenance attachments http://www.domorequipment.com/ez-series-grader/ . It is supposed to be the absolute answer for low...
Forum: Machining 08-27-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By camdigger
Well it is all over. A roaring success by any...

Well it is all over. A roaring success by any measure. Gerry came down and made short work of drilling the assembly I had glued together. He even good naturedly stood by while I rectified a design...
Forum: Machining 08-22-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By camdigger
Close. For the 1/2" slots, I drilled holes on 1...

Close. For the 1/2" slots, I drilled holes on 1 1/2" centres and then connected them with my plasma torch. Clamped on a plywood straightedge for a guide.
Forum: Machining 08-22-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By camdigger
The biggest reason I have not drilled the angles...

The biggest reason I have not drilled the angles yet is the fact that I do not yet have the cutting edges in hand. I have to wait till Friday to pick them up.

The other reason is I don't like...
Forum: Machining 08-21-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By camdigger
This is the project I am putting cutting edges...

This is the project I am putting cutting edges on. It is a shameless copy of a Duragrader, among others. The angle laying across the top is one of two that will eventually be mounted roughly even...
Forum: Machining 08-20-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By camdigger
If you turn east at the jct of Hwy 93 and 11,...

If you turn east at the jct of Hwy 93 and 11, you'd still be nearly 3 hours away.. There's lots of parking space here for your outfit. Not all of it perfectly level.
I can pm you details.....
Forum: Machining 08-19-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By camdigger
I have Chicom 1/2" shank S&D drills to 1". Most...

I have Chicom 1/2" shank S&D drills to 1". Most are in need of sharpening as I have not mastered the art of freehand grinding yet.

What shank does your mag drill use? Would you use a twist...
Forum: Machining 08-19-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By camdigger
Kieth, I inherited this from my Dad. It will do...

Kieth, I inherited this from my Dad. It will do the drilling, but if not respected could beat a guy up pretty good.
Forum: Machining 08-19-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By camdigger
The drill motor carrier is closer to what I am...

The drill motor carrier is closer to what I am thinking of.The other thing I thought of is a feed mechanism I saw on a hot tapping machine.....hmmm.

My plan is to clamp the cutting edge in place. ...
Forum: Machining 08-19-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By camdigger
Yours is Black and Decker, mine is a Skil. Same...

Yours is Black and Decker, mine is a Skil. Same kind of drill motor. I have a couple sets of Chicom 1/2" shank " blacksmith" or smith and prestiss drill bits too. I was looking for a way to get a...
Forum: Machining 08-19-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By camdigger
In situ drilling

Is there an easy way to rig up to drill 14 - 3/4" holes through 3/8 mild steel on something too awkward to get in my drillpress or mill drill?


I do not own a mag drill. I do have a couple of...
Forum: Fabrication 08-19-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By camdigger
I guess I shouldn't be surprised at the wear from...

I guess I shouldn't be surprised at the wear from grain. The separation cylinder bars in a combine thresher are hardened steel and do wear out over a decade or so. This on a machine that runs a few...
Forum: Fabrication 08-18-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By camdigger
I am curious how thick the original cones were if...

I am curious how thick the original cones were if they are wearing through from the flowing grain.

Having said that, there was a market for worn boards from wooden grain spouts from the old...
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