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Forum: Fabrication 09-12-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By JohnBoy
I suppose if I only get bananas it might be ok. ...

I suppose if I only get bananas it might be ok.

I'm welding this down as a cap on something so if they don't go too far wrong maybe I can pull them straight enough. It's not a very important job...
Forum: Fabrication 09-12-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By JohnBoy
Cutting box in half

I need some really light channel for a job.

I was thinking about cutting 4 feet of 2x2x1/8 box in half. Wondering about potential stresses in the box though. Would I end up with two bananas?
...
Forum: Machining 09-10-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By JohnBoy
for a man with such impressive machine tools it's...

for a man with such impressive machine tools it's amazing how few hand tools he seems to own.

he gets a lot done with a ball pein hammer and an adjustable wrench
Forum: Machining 08-27-2021, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By JohnBoy
Dammit Ron, I've a big presentation on Monday. ...

Dammit Ron, I've a big presentation on Monday. this is not helping :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-16-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By JohnBoy
I was wondering if it was just me. I understand...

I was wondering if it was just me. I understand the chemistry, but never heard of it in a water system.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-02-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By JohnBoy
Very curious how you get on with it. The newest...

Very curious how you get on with it. The newest breed of these cordless grinders always look awful heavy any awkward to me compared to a good narrow bodied corded tool
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-16-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,943
Posted By JohnBoy
most everything should be available in the...

most everything should be available in the dealers still if they're any good.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-01-2021, 04:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,141
Posted By JohnBoy
i'd say there's some kick when you start that...

i'd say there's some kick when you start that beast up. no soft start on that one.

is the old milwaukee stuff good? they have only been sold here in the last 10 years or so.
Forum: Fabrication 05-25-2021, 05:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,488
Posted By JohnBoy
Those 15 hours could be tougher than the last 15...

Those 15 hours could be tougher than the last 15 days!!!

Have fun and be safe out there.



Not something that could be done in the time crunch but would there be scope in the future to strip...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-21-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,870
Posted By JohnBoy
if only there was a system for sizing things that...

if only there was a system for sizing things that used a universal constant that was easily divided by nice simple numbers that could eliminate all these gauges and #sizes and could be used across...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-19-2021, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 150,468
Posted By JohnBoy
I wouldnt be bothered about a release agent on a...

I wouldnt be bothered about a release agent on a pour like that, take the forms off the next morning and they'll just peel away.

I don't like all the red dirt inside the forms at the edges. I'd...
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2021, 02:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,488
Posted By JohnBoy
that is a fun project. you could nearly use a...

that is a fun project. you could nearly use a piggy back forklift for moving the shower, genny and all the mountains of other stuff you can fit in that box :D


What's the story with the tractor...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-14-2021, 02:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,411
Posted By JohnBoy
I think we've all been here long enough to not...

I think we've all been here long enough to not make unqualified lube suggestions.


Shade will be along shortly.



(I suppose MotorDoctor might be allowed?)
Forum: Welding 04-27-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,599
Posted By JohnBoy
here it would be similar to what camdigger...

here it would be similar to what camdigger mentioned in Asia.

Most lads nowadays are running inverters and a genny if there's no power available.

The typical american welding truck just doesnt...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-20-2021, 02:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,943
Posted By JohnBoy
clutch shouldnt disengage hydraulics on the 135,...

clutch shouldnt disengage hydraulics on the 135, it's a much better setup than a 20.

Join thefarmingforum.co.uk, go to the classic machinery section and introduce yourself. those boys know...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,943
Posted By JohnBoy
One of the greatest tractors ever made, well...

One of the greatest tractors ever made, well wear.


What engine is it? Perkins?

Every single part is available for them
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By JohnBoy
Called thunderbolts over here. Thru bolts...

Called thunderbolts over here.

Thru bolts would be another name for hilti bolts here
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-09-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,943
Posted By JohnBoy
i know ag is mostly of a much bigger scale...

i know ag is mostly of a much bigger scale stateside but over here these last 5 years or so everything new has been going up so fast in value that people can't keep up.

it has lifted the whole...
Forum: Fabrication 04-08-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,057
Posted By JohnBoy
Lovely job elmer I've always been a...

Lovely job elmer




I've always been a fan of steps. jumping up and down off a machine all day long can often be the hardest thing on the body if you're doing something like fencing or cleanup...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-03-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,943
Posted By JohnBoy
The 780 is a good solid little tractor. Was most...

The 780 is a good solid little tractor. Was most likely also sold in the states as some form of Oliver with different tin work.

It's a conventional transmission, extremely well made too. David...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-31-2021, 02:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,943
Posted By JohnBoy
if your backhoe is a keeper I'd give serious...

if your backhoe is a keeper I'd give serious thought to trying to find the tractor it's based on, parts commonality and service knowledge are valuable things
Forum: Fabrication 03-23-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By JohnBoy
they're either serious overkill, or you need to...

they're either serious overkill, or you need to get your hand out of the cookie jar :devil:


They look very well.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-16-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By JohnBoy
are you using some sort of magic jig, or just...

are you using some sort of magic jig, or just cutting the first finger on all the boards then move over the fence 3/4" and cut all the second fingers and so on?


I don't own a table saw (I have...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-09-2021, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,792
Posted By JohnBoy
Channel isnt something I work with much, but my...

Channel isnt something I work with much, but my first question is does it sag any amount when placed on two blocks 15 feet apart?

I've sketched what I think you're proposing with the channels...
Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,406
Posted By JohnBoy
Beautiful casket. They are something I...

Beautiful casket.

They are something I don't understand, the cost and detail that goes into some of them. At some point when I'm older, but not too old, I plan on making my own and flat packing...
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