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Forum: Fabrication Today, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By JBFab
I bet a guy could smooth that plastic out and use...

I bet a guy could smooth that plastic out and use it to make a sand mold and pour an aluminum die if one were so inclined.

Nice work!
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-21-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By JBFab
I bought these a month ago. Easy install, HUGE...

I bought these a month ago. Easy install, HUGE shift in brightness. Time will tell how long they last.154906

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Forum: Welding 01-30-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,494
Posted By JBFab
6010 is great, but as previously mentioned a...

6010 is great, but as previously mentioned a number of inverter welders don't play well with it - it's a crapshoot.

Lincoln Murex 6011c is a good 6011 rod, although I've never had trouble with...
Forum: Welding 01-03-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,581
Posted By JBFab
I would recommend using .045 dualshield and pick...

I would recommend using .045 dualshield and pick up a bottle of co2. It's fairly inexpensive as far as shielding gas, and you can get it in small bottles if portability is a concern.

NR211...
Forum: Fabrication 12-29-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
Posted By JBFab
Concrete seemed like a poor choice for that...

Concrete seemed like a poor choice for that design. Nearly impossible to fabricate in a monolithic pour.

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-22-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By JBFab
I generally like dewalt tools "for homeowner type...

I generally like dewalt tools "for homeowner type stuff), but haven't had good luck with their bits. I have had good service from the Milwaukee shockwave bits.

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Forum: Shop & Safety 12-14-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By JBFab
I dont have any hands on experience with either. ...

I dont have any hands on experience with either. I have looked at the Milwaukee packout and DeWalt toughsystem.

The thing I like about dewalt is the have a drawer unit that a guy could put kaizen...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-26-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By JBFab
Sure looks like some sort of pin bender to me. ...

Sure looks like some sort of pin bender to me. They made a centerless valve grinder, maybe an accessory for that?
Forum: Fabrication 11-16-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,936
Posted By JBFab
Very impressive! Nice work Scratch. Hopefully...

Very impressive! Nice work Scratch. Hopefully you'll entertain a visitor to see it in person sometime.

What did you use to get the brass-like color?

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Forum: Welding 11-16-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By JBFab
Filling a big gap in aluminum

I got sucked into the YouTube wormhole again...

This certainly isnt practical, but a little bit impressive in its own right.

https://youtu.be/TGofWPf7wgU

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Forum: Fabrication 10-21-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,512
Posted By JBFab
https://www.mcmaster.com/weld-nuts McMaster...

https://www.mcmaster.com/weld-nuts

McMaster is great for all sorts of things. Shipping is pretty quick for our area as well (DC is out of Shitcago). I usually have what I order in 1-2 days.
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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 10-05-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,601
Posted By JBFab
Nice work Jenn! It's easy to see why you were...

Nice work Jenn! It's easy to see why you were tossed in the pro category!

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-03-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,180
Posted By JBFab
We'd need desiccant by the semi load to prevent...

We'd need desiccant by the semi load to prevent rust up here...

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By JBFab
For sure, those things are awesome. Sent...

For sure, those things are awesome.

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-28-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,180
Posted By JBFab
Fleet farm has some blades, but its hit or miss...

Fleet farm has some blades, but its hit or miss if they'll have the size and pitch you're looking for.

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Forum: Shop & Safety 09-28-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,281
Posted By JBFab
2" with concrete should be quite rigid for this...

2" with concrete should be quite rigid for this application. To make it easier to change and erect, I suggest making a sandwich - the "bread" if you will is two lengths of pipe about 4-5 feet plus...
Forum: Machining 09-19-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,479
Posted By JBFab
I can't wait to use that one . . .

I can't wait to use that one . . .
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-14-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,158
Posted By JBFab
Looks way too nice to put in a ratty old pickup...

Looks way too nice to put in a ratty old pickup buddy. Go find him an old charger now and take him through an entire restoration! [emoji16]

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By JBFab
How often have you had to replace the bearings at...

How often have you had to replace the bearings at the knuckle? This thing seems to eat them every 2-3 years.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By JBFab
Yep, that sounds about right . . . lol.

Yep, that sounds about right . . . lol.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By JBFab
Yes, they are in an oil bath. We did drain some...

Yes, they are in an oil bath. We did drain some oil out of both sides, whether or not it was to the proper amount I couldn't tell you. Both sides were relatively clean aside from the shiny bits in...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-10-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 783
Posted By JBFab
New Holland TN70A - front axle fun

My good friend and neighbor across the section called and said one of his front tires was locked up on his tractor. I went over to help tear it down and drink his beer :D. After a bit of surgery we...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-10-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,158
Posted By JBFab
I may rib and poke at ya from time to time, but...

I may rib and poke at ya from time to time, but you know it's all in good fun and I'd expect the same from you. In all seriousness, that young man is never going to forget this experience. This is...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-05-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,158
Posted By JBFab
Dumbass . . . I'd fire that sonofabitch!:D

Dumbass . . . I'd fire that sonofabitch!:D
Forum: Fabrication 08-19-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,662
Posted By JBFab
Grain is surprisingly abrasive. Also, in seed...

Grain is surprisingly abrasive. Also, in seed plants especially clean-out is very important to prevent mixing of different batches. I used to work for a company that specialized in this work. I...
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