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Forum: Machining 07-27-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,708
Posted By Lu47Dan
LOL! Needed a good laugh. Dan

LOL!
Needed a good laugh.
Dan
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-17-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 14,167
Posted By Lu47Dan
A piece of foam rubber and a roll of masons...

A piece of foam rubber and a roll of masons string can be sucked through a conduit with a shop vac. Thats how I got the 3/8" poly rope into the new house service conduit.
Dan.
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Lu47Dan
Look up Fusor from Lord Corp. A little goes a...

Look up Fusor from Lord Corp. A little goes a long ways...
Dan.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-06-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,577
Posted By Lu47Dan
Nice wrench, Ron. But my big one goes to...

Nice wrench, Ron.
But my big one goes to 600Ft/Lbs. :devil:
Dan.
Forum: Machining 04-14-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By Lu47Dan
Adam, has a lot of practice at adjusting an...

Adam, has a lot of practice at adjusting an independent 4 jaw.
HSS, has it's uses.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-02-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,031
Posted By Lu47Dan
Bunk, weather still not cooperating...... But...

Bunk, weather still not cooperating......
But the coons are back, I am going to set the live trap tomorrow. Then add somemore patching to the hole in the roof. The dang critters have ripped the hole...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-25-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Lu47Dan
Angry Bubba, there is supposed to be a gasket in there,...

Bubba, there is supposed to be a gasket in there, I rebuilt my 5quart pro model, and it had a gasket. I picked up a broken 6quart pro model last fall when I helped a friend clean out her aunts house...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-24-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,031
Posted By Lu47Dan
Okay, the weather forecast is for four dry days,...

Okay, the weather forecast is for four dry days, starting tomorrow. So off comes the old roof down to the attic floor (old flat roof), the roof over the boiler room will be removed and a flat ceiling...
Forum: Machining 03-24-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Lu47Dan
Look up DRO PROS www.dropros.com I bought...

Look up DRO PROS
www.dropros.com
I bought mine from them, and it works well.
If you had a knee mill, then I would say to buy a three axis dro. But you can get a self contained unit for the z...
Forum: Fabrication 03-08-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By Lu47Dan
There is probably a reason why the cams are...

There is probably a reason why the cams are plastic. If you think about it you will most likely come to the same conclusion.
Dan.
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-17-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,504
Posted By Lu47Dan
Mark, when I did the figures for the shop roof,...

Mark, when I did the figures for the shop roof, shingles were about 25% more than a steel roof.
That is with everything under them the same. Same sheeting, Ice & Water membrane, and other bits. If...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-16-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By Lu47Dan
Might be a good site to save to the "General...

Might be a good site to save to the "General Technical Information" forum here.
Dan.
Forum: Machining 02-16-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,522
Posted By Lu47Dan
Chris, I built one for a friend who has a...

Chris, I built one for a friend who has a Bridgeport mill, it is a little bigger then my "M", but smaller than a regular Bridgeport mill.
He had a bunch of LED's from some product that they built....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-13-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Lu47Dan
I made a strainer from brass window screen, a...

I made a strainer from brass window screen, a piece of a mangled soft copper gasket, and a piece of 10" rolled steel breaching (rolled steel chimney pipe).
I made a cone out of the window screen by...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-08-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 14,167
Posted By Lu47Dan
Gerry, best to plug the well before burying. ...

Gerry, best to plug the well before burying.
2B stone to above SWL, then 18" of bentonite clay pellets, than a 2' - 3' concrete plug.
Have done a few well plugs over the years, better to do it...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-06-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 21,566
Posted By Lu47Dan
Rent a plate compactor, place 4 to 6" lifts of...

Rent a plate compactor, place 4 to 6" lifts of fill, smooth, than run the compactor over it. Compact until you have refusal. In other words until the compactor dances instead of compacting the fill...
Forum: Machining 02-04-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By Lu47Dan
Still have not figured how to do links on the...

Still have not figured how to do links on the smart phone, yet.
Dan.
Forum: Machining 02-04-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By Lu47Dan
Unhappy Mike, Amazon has some 2-1/2" × 2" I searched...

Mike, Amazon has some 2-1/2" × 2"
I searched "annular cutter 2 1/2 "
Dan.
Forum: Fabrication 02-04-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,091
Posted By Lu47Dan
Also, you run the risk of deforming the pin hole...

Also, you run the risk of deforming the pin hole in the punch and trapping the pin.
Dan.
Forum: Fabrication 02-03-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,091
Posted By Lu47Dan
Yep, that is the way I would do it.

Yep, that is the way I would do it.
Forum: Fabrication 02-03-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,091
Posted By Lu47Dan
A safety cage for heavily stressed jobs is a good...

A safety cage for heavily stressed jobs is a good idea, but you need to remember to use it.
A buddy of mine was pressing apart a bring assembly. When it shattered, he had a spot of blood on the tee...
Forum: Fabrication 02-02-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,091
Posted By Lu47Dan
I am sure, that someone around here could make an...

I am sure, that someone around here could make an adapter from the threaded shaft to slip on or in.
Meaning, make a collar to thread on and guide the tooling to the end of the ram.
A collar with...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-02-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By Lu47Dan
+1 One of the gears , either the rack or pinion...

+1
One of the gears , either the rack or pinion should be soft (not hardened) and meant to be sacrificial.
Dan.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-01-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,443
Posted By Lu47Dan
Too cold for me......:eek: :D I have worked...

Too cold for me......:eek: :D
I have worked out in the racks in chemical plants and refineries when it is cold, and one development at -15°F but we had limits on how long we could be out in that...
Forum: Machining 01-31-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,512
Posted By Lu47Dan
IIRC, the supplied stud is threaded 5/8" - 18tpi....

IIRC, the supplied stud is threaded 5/8" - 18tpi.
But you should be able to get away with using 5/8" - 11tpi.
Dan.
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