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Forum: Machining Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,030
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: 1,185
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: 1,185
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: 1,185
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: 1,185
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: 38
Views: 1,030
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.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-20-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Ironman
That was when cat built a real engine. The 8 inch...

That was when cat built a real engine. The 8 inch stroke is impressive. I worked on a farm and the guy always told me about his RD7, I do remember being shocked that it was 3 cylinders.
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-19-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Ironman
Nope, nothing else cuts at that speed. I am...

Nope, nothing else cuts at that speed. I am always having my wife pull steel slivers from milling or die grinding. Those two machines know how to make a wicked chip.
Forum: Machining 08-19-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,030
Posted By Ironman
We are going to be at Cam's place halfway between...

We are going to be at Cam's place halfway between Red Deer and Calgary. If you are in the area we can get you there. Or come by my place and we can travel together. I'll be rolling about 3:30pm
Forum: Machining 08-19-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,030
Posted By Ironman
I use a weldon shank, and have a chuck adapter. ...

I use a weldon shank, and have a chuck adapter.
But I would use a rotabroach. I will have to see if I have a sharp 3/4" but I am sure I have at least one.
Forum: Machining 08-19-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,030
Posted By Ironman
Ahem......I do, and I will be there Saturday...

Ahem......I do, and I will be there Saturday evening. If I crunch a 3/4" rotabroach we can get one in the Deer.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By Ironman
Hope you have some help to get that dead tank out...

Hope you have some help to get that dead tank out of there. Depending on what is in the water some of those dead tanks weigh hundreds of pounds. Limestone is the worst.
Forum: Fabrication 08-18-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ironman
They tell me they last a year. Mind you, they are...

They tell me they last a year. Mind you, they are operating 24/7 in the fall and 6 days a week during winter, and I don't see a ton of maintenance being done, mostly patch and go.
And as you know,...
Forum: Fabrication 08-18-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ironman
Yep, done another belt pulley and cut a keyway...

Yep, done another belt pulley and cut a keyway for them since....they keep coming back.

One cyclone sidewall has a patch of Fiberglas and duct tape, they want a curved patch on that too.
Forum: Fabrication 08-17-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ironman
They are the bottom of cyclones in the seed plant.

They are the bottom of cyclones in the seed plant.
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-17-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 13,099
Posted By Ironman
No, I replaced the grease, but the seals at the...

No, I replaced the grease, but the seals at the edges of the cups were cooked.
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-17-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 13,099
Posted By Ironman
Today I had my nephew available, so me and the...

Today I had my nephew available, so me and the yellow nigger decided to move the future utility shed into it's new home. Put the forks on and rigging up went smoothly.
This shed is 2x8 construction,...
Forum: Fabrication 08-17-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ironman
Yes, I'm doing that, and I have a steel gauge....

Yes, I'm doing that, and I have a steel gauge. But now one will be 3 pieces.
Forum: Machining 08-16-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Ironman
Well, well. I recognize your forum handle now. ...

Well, well. I recognize your forum handle now.
Had now idea they called it a whip, I always called it a pain in the ass to deal with- armored cable.
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ironman
That's the problem here too. That and grabbing an...

That's the problem here too. That and grabbing an hour here or there and going forward assuming that what you did yesterday was correct.
The templates here are the mounting ring for the big end and...
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ironman
Today was a grand screwup. After I had some...

Today was a grand screwup.
After I had some trenches filled, I went to work on the cones. The arc angle was supposed to be 50.56 degrees. So I did that, ripped it out on the plasma, and started to...
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ironman
It's a press brake. I have another die with the...

It's a press brake. I have another die with the same bottom depth and slightly narrower, might butt that up to get length and do some test pieces to see how that goes.
If all else fails I will split...
Forum: Fabrication 08-16-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ironman
No, I'm not a Platypus, so there are some tools I...

No, I'm not a Platypus, so there are some tools I don't have. :D
Also this is a few thou off 1/8" thick.
Forum: Fabrication 08-15-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ironman
No, I'm not a Platypus, so there are some tools I...

No, I'm not a Platypus, so there are some tools I don't have. :D
Also this is a few thou off 1/8" thick.
Forum: Fabrication 08-15-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ironman
In this case the number of bends are determined...

In this case the number of bends are determined by the width of my die.:D
But I am glad to see you came to the same conclusion about the angle. I overthought it and talked myself into something...
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