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Forum: Shop & Safety 05-23-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 61,948
Posted By Floptop
Get a chance to stop in here once in a while and...

Get a chance to stop in here once in a while and you're all up in the air, looks good, congrats!! :D
Forum: Fabrication 10-12-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,198
Posted By Floptop
My work tables all have 32 x 48 inch tops,...

My work tables all have 32 x 48 inch tops, because when I built them I had a 4x8 sheet of 1/4 plate sheared into three pieces. They have 1 1/2 by 3/16 wall square tubing legs and shelves of angle...
Forum: Machining 10-12-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,041
Posted By Floptop
Went to Calgary yesterday and got my six times a...

Went to Calgary yesterday and got my six times a year dose of traffic frustration. Pulled off Blackfoot trail once to take a leak on the grass beside the roadway and only lost 3 or 4 places, at least...
Forum: Machining 10-10-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,041
Posted By Floptop
Thanks for all the input. Decisions, decisions....

Thanks for all the input.
Decisions, decisions. Sounds like Phase II is maybe no better than the other imports. While Enco has treated me well in the past I have no issue in using another supplier,...
Forum: Machining 10-09-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,041
Posted By Floptop
Phase II QCTP

After a little turning project the other night my need for a quick change tool post for the little SB 9 inch lathe became all the more apparent. I spent more time shimming different boring bar...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-05-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,221
Posted By Floptop
I would suspect a valve sticking, an overrunning...

I would suspect a valve sticking, an overrunning clutch gummed up and not grabbing, something like that. Many of those sort of fixes just require a good cleaning and proper lubrication.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-26-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 97,163
Posted By Floptop
Do I hear a little JD crawler getting closer to...

Do I hear a little JD crawler getting closer to the shop. ;)
Forum: Machining 09-26-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,131
Posted By Floptop
Congratulations, nice find.:) A drill chuck for...

Congratulations, nice find.:)
A drill chuck for the tailstock should be on the list.
Forum: Fabrication 09-19-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,523
Posted By Floptop
Last time I was involved with that job, I was...

Last time I was involved with that job, I was welding them as they came down the front idler, the real 'licensed' weldor was welding them as they came up the rear sprocket, and the operator would...
Forum: Machining 09-16-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,629
Posted By Floptop
care to share the name of the boat manufacturer....

care to share the name of the boat manufacturer. ever since trey went fishing with us in sherry's uncles boat, all we hear is 'go fishing, unck doug boat'. so we've been checking it out for the past...
Forum: Fabrication 09-16-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,985
Posted By Floptop
Thanks Willy. I would have never guessed that...

Thanks Willy.
I would have never guessed that the switch from an Oliver to a International would fit that well. Where did you find the right filler piece to fit over the hood, the front window and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-15-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,226
Posted By Floptop
The fancy garages and 'man caves' seen in places...

The fancy garages and 'man caves' seen in places like 'garage journal', where one must lay down some sort of protection on the floor for fear of leaving an unsightly trace of work being accomplished...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-15-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,226
Posted By Floptop
Look into stained concrete, amazing durability...

Look into stained concrete, amazing durability and finish, with it you are only limited by your imagination. Check out Randy's floors http://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7779&page=61...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,977
Posted By Floptop
Found this on the Transport Canada site What...

Found this on the Transport Canada site

What are the orientation requirements for containers?

Clause 4.2.3 of safety standard CAN/CSA-B340 requires that all containers filled with refrigerated...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,977
Posted By Floptop
That's what I was thinking, except are these...

That's what I was thinking, except are these examples not also 'cylinders'.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,100
Posted By Floptop
Very good info, thanks.

Very good info, thanks.
Forum: Fabrication 09-14-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,977
Posted By Floptop
What if transporting cylinders is your...

What if transporting cylinders is your occupation. :confused:
Forum: Fabrication 09-14-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,985
Posted By Floptop
Any pics of the cab mounts on the Farmall, front...

Any pics of the cab mounts on the Farmall, front and rear.
Green, red, blue, orange... color don't matter. An hour working on a farm tractor is better than a minute working on a car or pickup truck....
Forum: Fabrication 08-31-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,663
Posted By Floptop
Good projects there Zach. The left gate looks...

Good projects there Zach.
The left gate looks a fraction shorter vertically than the right in the last shot, but knowing your attention to detail it must be an optical illusion. Very nice.
The...
Forum: Machining 08-28-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,267
Posted By Floptop
4 1/2 inch angle grinders in a machining thread...

4 1/2 inch angle grinders in a machining thread :confused:, I thought one was supposed to try to keep grindings away from machine tools. :devil:
Forum: Fabrication 08-19-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,857
Posted By Floptop
Lookin good Kevin, any info on the welder in the...

Lookin good Kevin, any info on the welder in the pic at your dads place.
Forum: Fabrication 08-19-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,129
Posted By Floptop
Good thing you are 1800 miles away, for if you...

Good thing you are 1800 miles away, for if you and Sherry were to ever meet I would be even more broke. :eek: Beautiful work.
Forum: Machining 08-16-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,491
Posted By Floptop
Most all combines use some sort of eccentric...

Most all combines use some sort of eccentric drive to run the shoe.
John Deere 7720's and the pull type 7721 which were hugely popular used simple components which could be salvaged from at least a...
Forum: Machining 08-05-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,453
Posted By Floptop
They would be good for holding bits of wood...

They would be good for holding bits of wood together while glue sets, for those who play with such material.
Bet there would be enough gripping force to make you squeal if one was tightened onto...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-05-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,982
Posted By Floptop
What was that they say about looking a gift horse...

What was that they say about looking a gift horse in the mouth?
Its the right color. :)
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