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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 07:52 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Back working on wiring. Finally got the ground...

Back working on wiring. Finally got the ground bars I needed.

Living space panel is done other then feeder wires coming in and one 20 amp GFCI circuit for the back porch and whatever size breaker...
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 07:49 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Loaders pretty quick too. Clamshell bucket sure...

Loaders pretty quick too. Clamshell bucket sure is handy for moving the logs and stumps.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-26-2022, 10:08 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Got all the trees cleared off for the septic...

Got all the trees cleared off for the septic leach field. Got to clean up the stumps and tree tops. Cut the trunks into 10' sections.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-26-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,187
Posted By OldRedFord
There was some machining done and I successfully...

There was some machining done and I successfully removed one side. The non welded side.


Going to have to aneal the other side to be able to machine it. Or use a die grinder to remove the weld...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-22-2022, 07:37 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Working on wiring the panels now

Working on wiring the panels now
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-21-2022, 09:19 PM
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Views: 1,187
Posted By OldRedFord
In process of boring one of the races out in the...

In process of boring one of the races out in the lathe.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-21-2022, 08:19 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
That light will be on a switch and only used when...

That light will be on a switch and only used when needed. I like being in the dark and not drawing attention to what's down here.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-21-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,187
Posted By OldRedFord
I'll let the pictures do the explanation ...

I'll let the pictures do the explanation


If you ain't messing up you ain't learning
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-20-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,187
Posted By OldRedFord
I've never come across a setup with two roller...

I've never come across a setup with two roller bearings and two separate outer races that can't be pressed back out. Every time I've seen two taper rollers....the outer race was one piece.


I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-20-2022, 06:56 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Got a 300 watt led parking lot light for a gable...

Got a 300 watt led parking lot light for a gable mounted work light on the front of my shop. Lifted it up with my forklift to see how much it covers. I'm very impressed.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-19-2022, 11:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,187
Posted By OldRedFord
Looks like the rusty ring in the center is the...

Looks like the rusty ring in the center is the middle of the outer bearing race. Tried heat and a 20 ton press to get the race out and it didn't budge.

I'll try the welding trick.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-17-2022, 07:23 PM
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Views: 1,187
Posted By OldRedFord
Bearing help

Decided to check one of the wheel bearings on the sawmill carriage. Packed full of grease that was almost rubber. Each wheel.seems to have one outer race with two taper bearings.

Here's a short...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-17-2022, 11:48 AM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Yes. I'm getting a rough in inspection done soon...

Yes. I'm getting a rough in inspection done soon Then I can take as long as I want.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-15-2022, 10:34 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
A while back I filled out some stuff regarding...

A while back I filled out some stuff regarding the Square D QO panels recall. Monday Square D sent out an electrician to check the panels and all is well. While there the election noticed my conduit...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-04-2022, 10:06 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Feels like it but no. I've got a fair amount of...

Feels like it but no. I've got a fair amount of shelves and cabinets and benches to bring in. I do feel like I've got a good layout for the machines and benches in mind. I will say I feel like I have...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-04-2022, 07:57 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Going to be doing some logging behind the shop in...

Going to be doing some logging behind the shop in preparation for the septic install. Figured I'd slide the sawmill carriage inside to a safe spot.

Septic install looks like it will run me about...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-31-2022, 06:42 PM
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Views: 246,331
Posted By OldRedFord
Time for another update Wiring on the shop...

Time for another update

Wiring on the shop side is now about 95% complete. Need to add a few extension rings to a few junction boxes just to make sure I have enough room for wire fill.

Have...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-03-2022, 08:27 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Went to Home Depot and got a little bit more...

Went to Home Depot and got a little bit more wiring supplies.

Ten sticks of 1/2" emt
5 pack of 1/2 emt set screw couplings
5 pack of 1/2 emt set screw connectors
500 foot roll of 12 awg red...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-30-2022, 11:46 AM
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Views: 246,331
Posted By OldRedFord
Yes. I do have soil on my land that won't drain...

Yes. I do have soil on my land that won't drain well though. When I pulled the permit the county health department sent a guy out and he went around the area where I'd like my septic field and dug a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-28-2022, 06:33 PM
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Views: 246,331
Posted By OldRedFord
Guess it's time for a bit of a update. ...

Guess it's time for a bit of a update.

Weather is cooling off so I'm back finishing the electrical rough. Most of the conduit and wire pulling in the shop ceiling is finished except for the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-17-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 246,331
Posted By OldRedFord
Went back together woth Rectorseal T plus 2. No...

Went back together woth Rectorseal T plus 2. No leaks this time.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-15-2022, 11:25 AM
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Views: 246,331
Posted By OldRedFord
I used tape. When I put them back together using...

I used tape. When I put them back together using dope.
Forum: Machining 07-12-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,651
Posted By OldRedFord
I have a habit of turning the lathe power off of...

I have a habit of turning the lathe power off of even just to check a measurement. On my Monarch you push the clutch handle down to engage the spindle. Clutch lever at both the headstock and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-12-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 246,331
Posted By OldRedFord
Pressure tested my supply lines. 80psi for 15...

Pressure tested my supply lines. 80psi for 15 minutes.

I have a slight leak at a threaded fitting at my shower valve. Interesting to note that the pressure gauge does not move at all during the...
Forum: Machining 07-06-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,599
Posted By OldRedFord
I honestly don't see any other way to make a new...

I honestly don't see any other way to make a new part. It does move a 300# hunk of vast iron forward and back.
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