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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 382
Posted By greywynd
I can’t say I’ve seen an older diesel that...

I can’t say I’ve seen an older diesel that doesn’t turn the oil black.

If the level isn’t dropping, then it’s not leaking or burning oil IMO.

Black smoke with a diesel usually means...
Forum: Machining 07-10-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By greywynd
I first found out about this grinder when I went...

I first found out about this grinder when I went to look at the Bridgeport vertical mill, and ended up buying both.

I thought I had pics from when I went to see it, best I can find is when they...
Forum: Machining 07-10-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By greywynd
Harig 612 Surface Grinder

Over the next while I’m goint to try to find the pics and fill in the blanks on the story of this grinder. I’ve mentioned it here and there in various threads over the last couple years or so.
...
Forum: Machining 07-10-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By greywynd
Convention in the cnc/shop world is that Z is...

Convention in the cnc/shop world is that Z is always aligned with the spindle. So a lathe would normally be Z minus to go towards the spindle with the carriage. Cross slide would be X minus to take a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-10-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By greywynd
Gerry, that heatline is an interesting looking...

Gerry, that heatline is an interesting looking product, let us know how it works out for you. Looks like they're located about an hour from where I was, right near some family cottages, I know the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-09-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,379
Posted By greywynd
Google cable sheave with bearing, and you should...

Google cable sheave with bearing, and you should find something.


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Forum: Machining 07-09-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By greywynd
Looks good! What do you figure was ‘total cost’...

Looks good! What do you figure was ‘total cost’ on this?


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Forum: Machining 07-05-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By greywynd
I’ve never used a 3 way vise for milling, even...

I’ve never used a 3 way vise for milling, even with some of the shops I worked at having them.....collecting dust on a shelf.

I have a sine vise, more a grinding vise than a milling vise, and...
Forum: Fabrication 07-02-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,257
Posted By greywynd
Work smarter, not harder! Sent from my...

Work smarter, not harder!


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Forum: Fabrication 07-02-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,257
Posted By greywynd
I suspect when you are done that it’ll be a...

I suspect when you are done that it’ll be a better setup than when it was new? [emoji4]


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Forum: Fabrication 07-02-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,257
Posted By greywynd
Need a bigger counterweight for a front bumper...

Need a bigger counterweight for a front bumper Joey!


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Forum: Shop & Safety 06-26-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By greywynd
This job is looking like a good fit, good money,...

This job is looking like a good fit, good money, a variety of work and challenges, and still a decent amount of flexibility and time off. The only downside is the travel and being away from home, at...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-25-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By greywynd
Glad to hear things look good on the air intake...

Glad to hear things look good on the air intake Gerry. I’ll have to try to drop over for a visit after this shutdown is done, maybe August at some point.


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Forum: Machining 06-21-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By greywynd
If it has a hydraulic leak it will be a hydraulic...

If it has a hydraulic leak it will be a hydraulic driven unit. Chances are the leak will be a hose or fitting like most hydraulic systems.

A 20” shaper will be heavy!! Be careful and safe moving...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-20-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By greywynd
I was going to mention the Estwing handles, and...

I was going to mention the Estwing handles, and Matt beat me to it. If they still sell them, they are their top line model.

I have some here, I think there’s at least two hammers, and a hatchet....
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-19-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By greywynd
Rained most of the day at the worksite, and of...

Rained most of the day at the worksite, and of course the primary job today for us was outside. [emoji35]


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Forum: Machining 06-14-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By greywynd
To cut a keyway in a thru hole, you need to...

To cut a keyway in a thru hole, you need to either use a broach, which is pushed thru and cuts as it goes, or a shaper, with a reciprocating tool shaped to cut the keyway.

Broaches are often sold...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-14-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By greywynd
I haven’t had, or any experience with the...

I haven’t had, or any experience with the electric over hydraulic.

I do know that with hydraulic surge brakes, if there isn’t enough traction for the tow vehicle to slow down and apply the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-13-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By greywynd
Brake requirements vary from province to...

Brake requirements vary from province to province.

Personally I like brakes on all trailers except very light ones. And as much of a pain electric brakes are, I prefer them over hydraulic surge...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-13-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By greywynd
If they are bolted on, they are actual axles...

If they are bolted on, they are actual axles instead of mh ones. One tandem I had have the same setup. They are usually 5000 or 6000 pound ratings.

Keep the 14.5” tires close to the max pressure,...
Forum: Welding 06-11-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By greywynd
I’ve used a couple K O Lee surface grinders, I...

I’ve used a couple K O Lee surface grinders, I think they may have been what we had in the high school shop.




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Forum: SFT Information 06-09-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
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Views: 24,961
Posted By greywynd
Trying today from home and all seems good. Maybe...

Trying today from home and all seems good. Maybe it was an issue going through the hotel wifi.

Mark, thanks for keeping the lights on and the utilities going around here, we appreciate it!

...
Forum: SFT Information 06-08-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
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Views: 24,961
Posted By greywynd
Tapatalk did an update for iOs again....I can’t...

Tapatalk did an update for iOs again....I can’t log in that way again. Using my browser now, not nearly as nice on the phone though. ☹️
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-02-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By greywynd
Take it easy Gerry and try to heal up! ...

Take it easy Gerry and try to heal up!


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Forum: Machining 06-01-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By greywynd
I always just cut a ‘plus’ across the end. Either...

I always just cut a ‘plus’ across the end. Either a hacksaw, band saw, or zip cut depending on what was around.


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