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Forum: Fabrication Today, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By Ironman
Be sure to check it hot with the 'stat open.

Be sure to check it hot with the 'stat open.
Forum: Fabrication Today, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By Ironman
Just a thought.... Have you replaced a lower...

Just a thought....
Have you replaced a lower rad hose recently?

I have a JD 544B front end loader. I had to replace everything because the machine was burned when I bought it. The lower rad hose...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Today, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 382
Posted By Ironman
I'd have to agree with that. Some of your...

I'd have to agree with that.

Some of your concern is due to unfamiliarity with diesel. If it is non-turbo it will smoke under load. If it is a turbo'd engine it will burn clean and really smoke...
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 442
Posted By Ironman
They look fine to me. There is a time and place...

They look fine to me. There is a time and place for precision work and finish. This is not one of them, especially when working for free.

The only way they will be seen is if his tool truck gets...
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 442
Posted By Ironman
First off, it's aluminum. A table saw with...

First off, it's aluminum. A table saw with carbide teeth has a 1/8" cut. Slot it with that. Also you can use wood router bits on aluminum they are cheaper than busting cutters.
Second, nothing here...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By Ironman
Have you checked on Ospho.com?

Have you checked on Ospho.com?
Forum: Machining 07-14-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Ironman
There are inserts for plastics, I have a couple...

There are inserts for plastics, I have a couple thanks to KiethR.
The basic difference is a positive rake and a large chip relief...and sharp, of course.
Plastic is a pleasure to cut, hard to...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-10-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
There also has to be a minimum charge to cover...

There also has to be a minimum charge to cover setup costs, I think.
If I get around to doing this project in a couple of years, I think a well cleanout would be vital, so that the 700 dollar pump...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-10-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
No, it is Xplornet. They do both land based and...

No, it is Xplornet. They do both land based and satellite.



I can understand a small extension for trash in the bottom, but some of these are real deep and the water is not.

I understand,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-09-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
How deep? God knows. I'll guess 250 ft. The...

How deep? God knows.
I'll guess 250 ft. The water is within 8ft of the top of the casing. I tied a 12" crescent onto a 100ft tape last time I was into the well, and the tape ran out and the wrench...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-09-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
I have re-thought my heat tape plans. I had...

I have re-thought my heat tape plans. I had planned to run a internal heat tape carbon fiber line to heat it to the well house.
That was with the baby rental hoe. When I did it with a larger...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-09-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
We've been sucking on this aquifer for 20 years...

We've been sucking on this aquifer for 20 years so far with only a two stage filter to keep the cooties and coal dust out.:)
All has been good and the water tastes fine. So I will run with that. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,626
Posted By Ironman
Yes, nice work. You can do my trailer next:D

Yes, nice work. You can do my trailer next:D
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-05-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
That is my exact distance to my shop. I can tell...

That is my exact distance to my shop. I can tell you in my case the CAT5 will fail at that distance. YMMV
I was really concerned with all the warnings and crap I read on it. Then I looked at some...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-04-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
The system is going to be.... Satellite outputs...

The system is going to be....
Satellite outputs to the modem,
Modem CAT5 cable sends signal to the transceiver. (matched units)
Transceiver 1 feeds into optic line.
Transceiver 2 on other end...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-04-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
The more I read on networking the more I don't...

The more I read on networking the more I don't know.
It turns out these things can be multiplexed like electric lines by running multiple light wavelengths in them to carry different data streams....
Forum: Machining 07-04-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Ironman
Very nice. It would look good in my shop

Very nice.
It would look good in my shop
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-04-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
OK, today I tested the fiber optic cable and it...

OK, today I tested the fiber optic cable and it was a big success. I was able to upload SFT from 390ft away. So now I can start shoving the dirt back in the trench. So I did, until I realized how wet...
Forum: Fabrication 07-03-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,257
Posted By Ironman
Is this grader old enough?....to be a legitimate...

Is this grader old enough?....to be a legitimate addition to the Kingdom? It looks to be in the right shape and condition to be a citizen....

I know it's not horse drawn but still...ya know...:D
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-03-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
That outhouse went on the burn pile about 2002....

That outhouse went on the burn pile about 2002. As we have 4 toilets,2 bathtubs and 4 showers all functioning within a 80ft radius, we are fine without one:D
Hope to cut that number by 1/2 by winter.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-02-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
Big event today. I spliced the new water line...

Big event today.
I spliced the new water line into the well pressure system, switched it on and spotted one seep, so bled down and tightened the street el in question.
Now we have water pressure on...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-01-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
Man, I made the right decision tearing out the...

Man, I made the right decision tearing out the water conditioner.
I would not want to drink anything that went through that. I unscrewed the control module on the tank top as it was laying on it's...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-30-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
My research today seems to say that oxidation is...

My research today seems to say that oxidation is the best way to rid your water of iron.
Dissolved iron in water in itself should not be a problem, it is ferrous. You can't filter it, and it may...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-30-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
That is the way it is commonly done and I am told...

That is the way it is commonly done and I am told is a half assed way of doing it.
The right? way is to do as you said, dump bleach down the well and recirc with a garden hose. Next, measure your...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-30-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 11,237
Posted By Ironman
She's been living with it as is, and will...

She's been living with it as is, and will continue to do so as the whole treatment system is out the door now. The ion exchange idea and oxidizing systems interest me, but not enough to spend a ton...
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