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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-17-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By 4gsr
If you have a Enerpac 10 ton cylinder, the square...

If you have a Enerpac 10 ton cylinder, the square inches of piston area is 3.14"
Just so happens to be the same size cylinder I used to use on some manufacturing equipment I used to make. Ken
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-12-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,606
Posted By 4gsr
Just from past experience with steel castings. A...

Just from past experience with steel castings. A poured steel casting on a good day will yield a casting with a very rough finish. And usually has blow holes imperfections that have to be weld...
Forum: Fabrication 05-02-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By 4gsr
That sure looks easier than the old way of...

That sure looks easier than the old way of spreading it by hand.;)
Forum: Machining 05-01-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,370
Posted By 4gsr
If the Acme threaded screw will go in, go for it!...

If the Acme threaded screw will go in, go for it! The vise don't care. I'm sure the old square thread form has formed into something between square and Acme by now.

Now, if you want to chase...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-29-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By 4gsr
Hey, it's working for me! It's a little messy...

Hey, it's working for me! It's a little messy cleaning up before use. Haven't had any issues with rust either.;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-29-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By 4gsr
I found out that Starrett uses Vaseline petroleum...

I found out that Starrett uses Vaseline petroleum grease on new gauge blocks they sell in sets. So I started using it on my "lab" set for long term storage. Works great on other precision tools in...
Forum: Machining 03-13-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By 4gsr
It would be very easy to check if you have a...

It would be very easy to check if you have a camel back type of straight edge that has been scraped fat and straight. At least you would get a warn fuzzy feeling of it being flat. Check it from...
Forum: Machining 03-07-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,937
Posted By 4gsr
Jack, I have more problems getting collets...

Jack,

I have more problems getting collets to run true. When I say run true, get them to run within .0002" TIR. Most are no more than .0005" TIR at the collet. Brand of collets makes a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-27-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By 4gsr
Boy! That sucks. The fluid is probably a...

Boy! That sucks.

The fluid is probably a high shear value full synthetic blend of gear oil would be my guess. The way i look at it, if Mobil doesn't have it, nobody will. Wonder if one of the...
Forum: Fabrication 02-14-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,935
Posted By 4gsr
I can remember back around 1980 when they were...

I can remember back around 1980 when they were still rolling coils there on the east side of Houston, maybe they still do, I don't know. Wasn't a week go by there would be a 18 wheeler flipped on...
Forum: Machining 01-15-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,675
Posted By 4gsr
Holy cow! That's going to be a mess to get to. ...

Holy cow! That's going to be a mess to get to. Let see, what did I do with those 8-point square drive sockets? I hope they fit in there???
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-15-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,343
Posted By 4gsr
A place I worked at back around 2002, their...

A place I worked at back around 2002, their machine shop was in a 15,000 sq./ft. building with a suspended ceiling. Four rows of machining centers. Entire place was plumbed in 2" PVC sch 40 pipe...
Forum: Welding 01-13-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By 4gsr
I recall reading on another forum where someone...

I recall reading on another forum where someone converted their CP-300 or 302 to run on single phase. By doing that, I don't believe you get full ratings as you would on 3 ph.

I have a older...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-10-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,343
Posted By 4gsr
Coil in the 1/2" OD wasn't too hard to work with....

Coil in the 1/2" OD wasn't too hard to work with. Any larger, yes!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-10-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,343
Posted By 4gsr
I bought a Rapid Air kit for home/garage and...

I bought a Rapid Air kit for home/garage and installed. I modified all of the blocks to accept two couplers and a pressure gauge. I also made additional blocks rather than buy more from R-A. So far...
Forum: Machining 01-07-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By 4gsr
That's cool. It's not going anywhere anytime...

That's cool. It's not going anywhere anytime soon. I'm pretty much out waiting to get a hip replacement. Not able to do much playing in the shop.
Have thought about keeping it and getting it...
Forum: Machining 01-06-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By 4gsr
Pour you a real quick 8 ft x 8 ft slab to put it...

Pour you a real quick 8 ft x 8 ft slab to put it on. Keep it covered until you can put up walls. Then you have a new addition to the shop!:o:eek:

I guess that means you won't be coming and...
Forum: Machining 12-30-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By 4gsr
Yeah, BBQ pit with a bed of mesquite burning make...

Yeah, BBQ pit with a bed of mesquite burning make a good hot fire to anneal that piece of material. Let it cool down in the bed of coals until it virtually cool. Pull out too soon, it could...
Forum: Machining 12-29-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By 4gsr
If that was some sort of pin from an implement or...

If that was some sort of pin from an implement or such, could be carburized or just down right hard in the 50's RC. Long stringy fine brillo pad chips plus not being able to take a heavy cut is an...
Forum: Machining 12-27-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,675
Posted By 4gsr
JRock1000, Your spindle looks like it has a...

JRock1000,

Your spindle looks like it has a no. 10 brown & sharpe taper in it with some kind of adapter. That looks very familiar to the 9-J mill with no. 10 spindle taper that I'm familiar with....
Forum: Machining 12-26-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,675
Posted By 4gsr
I'm very familiar with Gorton Mills... ...

I'm very familiar with Gorton Mills...
According to the parts book there was six different spindle configurations offered by Gorton. None of them are Erickson or Quick Switch ones.
All you have to...
Forum: Machining 12-26-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,675
Posted By 4gsr
That particular Gorton mill will not have a draw...

That particular Gorton mill will not have a draw bar. That nut on the bottom of the spindle is what holds the adapters in the spindle. You're pretty much stuck on what tooling you can use. If it...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-24-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,842
Posted By 4gsr
Been left out in the acid rain for several years....

Been left out in the acid rain for several years. Coal burning power plant near you? Been exposed to acid base cleaners. Blade is high carbon steel, harden. Wouldn't take much high acidic, low...
Forum: Machining 12-24-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By 4gsr
The only 8" 4-jaw i have here has a integral L-00...

The only 8" 4-jaw i have here has a integral L-00 back. Be nothing left if you machine it off and try to mount a back plate. It's brand new and I hate to mess it up. Sorry I can't help you out.
Forum: Machining 12-24-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By 4gsr
That's a Cushman or Union steel body chuck. ...

That's a Cushman or Union steel body chuck. Should give you many more years of service. Nice! Ken
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