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Forum: Fabrication Today, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By Ironman
Duct tape was tried, and it was found that paint...

Duct tape was tried, and it was found that paint was superior to anything for stopping a leak. It appears that when they sprayed black paint, it ran behind there and a glob settled in the rock pit...
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 11:13 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 14,167
Posted By Ironman
Perimeter Enclosure

Now that the materials have arrived, it is time to deal with closing in the crawl space.
I have ordered the supplies from Trimlock (https://trimlock.ca/) and in general I am pleased. The packaging...
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By Ironman
Moe, you aren't paying attention. :devil: I...

Moe, you aren't paying attention. :devil:
I have referred to my JD loader as a yellow nigger in the past...in the set up a mobile thread. It does the dirty jobs I can't do anymore

Maybe the JP-4...
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Ironman
I built something similar (but prettier) for the...

I built something similar (but prettier) for the neighbors for hauling the stock trailer when transporting cows when the field is too muddy for a truck.

Main thing is you got it home.
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 08:23 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 57,344
Posted By Ironman
John, I noticed a lot of clear floor area, even...

John, I noticed a lot of clear floor area, even enough to walk around on.:eek:
You must fix that:devil:
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By Ironman
No, I don't think so. It is right on a corner,...

No, I don't think so. It is right on a corner, and I think a bit of pressure washing now and then, and inspecting the area is better. If I catch anythin in there again, all I would do is tuck in a...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By Ironman
Tramming in reverse on the right track. It is in...

Tramming in reverse on the right track. It is in a unprotected spot and has 2 more hardlines stacked above it, so a rock behind there could never get out.
Most of the drive motor lines are behind a...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By Ironman
I think coat hangers work better than rebar wire....

I think coat hangers work better than rebar wire. That would probably make your brother shudder:D
I debated using silver solder with the tig welder, but the roll of wire was closer.
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By Ironman
Another leak

Recently I acquired another yellow nigger, a Komatsu PC20. Camdigger and i looked at it when I was at his place. Then, with some trading, Cam hauled the thing home.
During testing and the ride home,...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Ironman
Better keep an eyeball on it so you catch the...

Better keep an eyeball on it so you catch the next one. There will be more on something that thin.
Forum: Welding 09-14-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 524
Posted By Ironman
Crap. I never thought of putting air holes every...

Crap. I never thought of putting air holes every 2 inches all around.:rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-12-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Ironman
Does he have bale forks on the front? That would...

Does he have bale forks on the front? That would be my guess as to the cause.
Forum: Fabrication 09-11-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,216
Posted By Ironman
The longer you look, the worse it gets. Damn,...

The longer you look, the worse it gets.
Damn, that perfectly describes our election campaign.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-08-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Ironman
They say any fuel can cause that. That may...

They say any fuel can cause that.
That may explain the insanity in big cities.
Finally the VA has done something with all that money they get. Now if they find out how to treat it.....
Forum: Machining 09-07-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Ironman
Yes. Got one for the lathe tailstock, another...

Yes. Got one for the lathe tailstock, another light duty application. I have been told that chalk dust or baby powder on the taper will lock it in good. I tried it and so far I have not lost a chuck....
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,216
Posted By Ironman
you beat me to it Ted. I could add that putting...

you beat me to it Ted.
I could add that putting a bar down inside it and pulling from the top of the pipe, will help prevent the dreaded "S" bend.
Use a car or pickup as an anchor for the come...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-03-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,359
Posted By Ironman
And don't think just because something worked for...

And don't think just because something worked for 20 years it won't develop a short to ground.
My buried line to the old house welded itself together after 20 years service, luckily it waited til we...
Forum: Machining 09-01-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By Ironman
Have you tried offering him grinding compound?...

Have you tried offering him grinding compound? that may speed up what the lack of oil will do:devil:
Forum: Machining 08-30-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By Ironman
What? coating it with greasy fingerprints is no...

What? coating it with greasy fingerprints is no longer acceptable??:devil:
Forum: Machining 08-24-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,660
Posted By Ironman
Yeah, it would have been nice to meet you. We...

Yeah, it would have been nice to meet you. We will be at Cam's this afternoon.
Forum: Fabrication 08-23-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ironman
Thanks, but that took me 6 hours. Lots of oops,...

Thanks, but that took me 6 hours. Lots of oops, better unbend that a bit... I can only hope if I do it again that I don't forget everything I learnt.
Forum: Fabrication 08-23-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ironman
It's the time of year. During the summer they go...

It's the time of year. During the summer they go off and eat cow shit and vomit it up for a desert. Now the writing is on the walls and they know they better find a crack to hibernate in. They hang...
Forum: Fabrication 08-23-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ironman
At this time of year the frigging flies come back...

At this time of year the frigging flies come back from holidays and want to go to welding school.:rolleyes:

They bounce off my head and helmet on their way to the molten pool, and then when they...
Forum: Fabrication 08-23-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ironman
This is for Cutter, the rest of you don't...

This is for Cutter, the rest of you don't look:devil:
Pictures of the cones in various stages of assembly.

I started with the knife top die and was not having any fun because the bottom die was...
Forum: Machining 08-23-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,660
Posted By Ironman
Yep, me too. I have 9/16", 5/8", and 3/4"...

Yep, me too. I have 9/16", 5/8", and 3/4" bushings.
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