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Forum: Machining 06-07-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,393
Posted By stovepoker
I used Turbocad for years but never got to...

I used Turbocad for years but never got to version 20. It was great for 2D work but 3D functions were buggy. I now run Solidworks and Alibre for 3D work but I really miss Tcad for the 2D work. ...
Forum: Machining 06-02-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,344
Posted By stovepoker
Pete, did that toolpost come with your lathe, or...

Pete, did that toolpost come with your lathe, or did you add it?
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-13-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,415
Posted By stovepoker
I hope you decide to keep the Index mill, Aaron. ...

I hope you decide to keep the Index mill, Aaron. Every shop needs a mill like that one, and with the mfr right in the neighborhood you'll never worry about support. You could sell the Index for a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-12-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,415
Posted By stovepoker
Aaron, The first lathe is set up for a dedicated...

Aaron, The first lathe is set up for a dedicated purpose and probably will not be useful to anyone as a general purpose lathe. The big lathe was used the same way, for dedicated parts machining. ...
Forum: Machining 02-14-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 126,497
Posted By stovepoker
Cutter, unless the gearbox is shot, how can you...

Cutter, unless the gearbox is shot, how can you go wrong?
Forum: Fabrication 02-13-2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,195
Posted By stovepoker
Pretty big load of wood on that cart...maybe...

Pretty big load of wood on that cart...maybe that's why it stalled...
Forum: Machining 02-12-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 48,491
Posted By stovepoker
Well Cutter, I have a confession to make. This...

Well Cutter, I have a confession to make. This Summer when I still had money, I bought one of HF's 36 Amp plazcutters. I feel so ashamed that I haven't even taken it out of the box yet. The day I...
Forum: Machining 02-12-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 48,491
Posted By stovepoker
Et Tu, Cutter? Oh well, there goes the...

Et Tu, Cutter? Oh well, there goes the neighborhood.....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-09-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,905
Posted By stovepoker
I liked his discussion about the high speed...

I liked his discussion about the high speed muffler bearings attached to the diafloopus blowhole......
Forum: Fabrication 02-08-2006, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,943
Posted By stovepoker
Well, for sure steel prices are high on my list...

Well, for sure steel prices are high on my list of concerns. I had comitted to a fixed price and delivery on some transformers I'm building. Just bought the steel 2 days ago at what was supposed to...
Forum: Fabrication 02-02-2006, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,813
Posted By stovepoker
Looks like real brass monkey weather up there. ...

Looks like real brass monkey weather up there. You must be really bored when Summer comes (both weeks of it).
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2006, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,839
Posted By stovepoker
Nifty. I'll have to do one like that....

Nifty. I'll have to do one like that....
Forum: Fabrication 01-21-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,956
Posted By stovepoker
That sure is a good looker, King. Reminds me of...

That sure is a good looker, King. Reminds me of better days when I had a Studebaker powered M29C cargo carrier dressed out for high speed public highway log skidding. The vehicle was registered but...
Forum: Fabrication 01-21-2006, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,956
Posted By stovepoker
King, that reminds me of Humphrey Bogart and...

King, that reminds me of Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn forging the damaged propellor on the "African Queen". Except I think he had a case of booze on board. Is that Linn running gear hairy...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-11-2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,025
Posted By stovepoker
Hey Bill, Looks like you have a nice big shop...

Hey Bill,
Looks like you have a nice big shop there..Now that your back is better, you ought to come up to my place & load up some more toys......
Glad you're feeling better.
Pete
Forum: Fabrication 01-02-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,271
Posted By stovepoker
I can think of a dozen times when I could have...

I can think of a dozen times when I could have used that rig. BTW, if you don't mind my asking, what is that new building costing you? I have had a couple blds constructed in the past couple of...
Forum: Machining 12-30-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,481
Posted By stovepoker
Pretty close, Cav. Starrett is "Stair-ret",...

Pretty close, Cav. Starrett is "Stair-ret", Mitutoyo is the way you said it...
Forum: Fabrication 12-29-2005, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,373
Posted By stovepoker
Boilerman, my Grandfather used to load 10ga...

Boilerman, my Grandfather used to load 10ga shotgun shells with salted bacon rind.
I don't know specifically what the charge/weight was, but he told me it used to bring up some pretty interesting...
Forum: Fabrication 12-28-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,373
Posted By stovepoker
I really don't have anything worth stealing. I'd...

I really don't have anything worth stealing. I'd gladly give most of it away for the asking. But if somebody(s) try to enter the building, they will be getting a face full of something other than...
Forum: Fabrication 12-26-2005, 07:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,514
Posted By stovepoker
Nice looking rig, Rod. Can't help but notice...

Nice looking rig, Rod. Can't help but notice that nice slippery bedliner....are youu bolting thru the floor with those mounting lugs? If not, how are you keeping it in place?
Forum: Fabrication 12-23-2005, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,579
Posted By stovepoker
Wow, all kinds of resources out there....Redfarm,...

Wow, all kinds of resources out there....Redfarm, I like the looks of those industrial stoves and can probably sell a couple of'em out here within a couple of weeks. I'll try to contact them next...
Forum: Fabrication 12-23-2005, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,670
Posted By stovepoker
Send the rest of'em up here, LW. I'll put'em...

Send the rest of'em up here, LW. I'll put'em right to work. I'll plaz the tops out of them and make the nicest big cooking kettles you have ever seen. Before you cut the top out, find the largest...
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,579
Posted By stovepoker
The nice man delivered a load of Propane today. ...

The nice man delivered a load of Propane today. I could buy a year's supply of Corn for what this one load cost me. And it isn't even Winter yet!!
I'll probably fabricate everything except the...
Forum: Fabrication 12-21-2005, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,579
Posted By stovepoker
Squirrels can be eaten (for that matter, so can...

Squirrels can be eaten (for that matter, so can mice)so that is not necessarily a big problem, but it IS an interesting observation. Probably good screening will keep them out of the bins.....but I...
Forum: Fabrication 12-21-2005, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,579
Posted By stovepoker
I can't afford to buy pellets anymore; the price...

I can't afford to buy pellets anymore; the price has gone crazy and now there will be a proliferation of manufacturers spitting out oll manner of junk pellets. You won't know from batch to batch...
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