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Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
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Can never have too many stands around. ...

Can never have too many stands around.




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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By toprecycler
Thanks for sharing. I’m sending the link to my...

Thanks for sharing. I’m sending the link to my son to print one for me.[emoji4]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-05-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By toprecycler
$75, in first post. [emoji4] Sent from...

$75, in first post. [emoji4]


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-05-2021, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By toprecycler
It looks like some sort of clamping part. Does...

It looks like some sort of clamping part. Does the black lever release to allow quick sliding of screw thread? The opposite end looks like it clamps into another part.

Maybe cut apart to make a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-04-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By toprecycler
For the record, I’d say 75% of the seals we...

For the record, I’d say 75% of the seals we rebuild cylinders with are only rated for under 5,000 psi. Usually we only bench test to max 2,500.


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Forum: Welding 03-03-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By toprecycler
That would have worked well too. But either way,...

That would have worked well too. But either way, the old boss would not have gone for buying another welder, unless he absolutely had to replace an existing welder.[emoji4]




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Forum: Welding 03-03-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By toprecycler
There was a time at old fabrication job where...

There was a time at old fabrication job where that welder would have been handy. Had to go to job site and pull out 100’ of lead to run four rods mounting a saddle bracket.

Spent more time...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-02-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By toprecycler
And it might be a good idea to actually call the...

And it might be a good idea to actually call the place you are going to get your lumber from, to see what brand they carry. And then go to their website to get specifics.

It might vary from...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-02-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 101,766
Posted By toprecycler
Ahh, the problem with having a nice slab and...

Ahh, the problem with having a nice slab and roof, can easily bring machines in and fill up the space, without having the inside finished yet. I know that problem too...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-27-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By toprecycler
W is for winter

Watching this program https://youtu.be/oQnw2opVWVk,

and around 24 minutes started Rons favorite W misnomer. W is not for weight, it’s for “winter” in regards to oil specs.


All in all,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-24-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 101,766
Posted By toprecycler
Wish that would be all I get if I was to sweep my...

Wish that would be all I get if I was to sweep my shop.[emoji33]


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Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 573
Posted By toprecycler
Sorry for your loss. Nice job on the...

Sorry for your loss.

Nice job on the casket.




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Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By toprecycler
Another thought, if the bolts should have been...

Another thought, if the bolts should have been the shear point, are they the correct type? Maybe they sheared before, and someone replaced them with stronger ones to avoid that happening again?
...
Forum: Machining 02-20-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By toprecycler
How hard are the splines? Can you make a mark in...

How hard are the splines? Can you make a mark in them with a file?

You will want to be careful with any heat used in welding.

I might be willing to try to turn it down a bit, to get at least...
Forum: Fabrication 02-19-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By toprecycler
The two bolts probably should have been the weak...

The two bolts probably should have been the weak points.

But, if the shaft had vibration in its life, it may have started cracking if it had any nick or other damage in the shaft. Does the...
Forum: Fabrication 02-19-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,111
Posted By toprecycler
The square tubing should be stronger vs round in...

The square tubing should be stronger vs round in this instance. And since you are doubling the wall thickness, you would have no problem with bending issues.

As long as the original tube was...
Forum: Machining 02-17-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By toprecycler
Did it come with the machinist bible? [emoji4] ...

Did it come with the machinist bible? [emoji4]


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Forum: Shop & Safety 02-17-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,230
Posted By toprecycler
Looking nice. But don’t slam get drawers shut. ...

Looking nice. But don’t slam get drawers shut. The nicely arranged bits will move easily.[emoji4]


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Forum: Machining 02-16-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 26,025
Posted By toprecycler
Good to see you back Mark. Can’t believe...

Good to see you back Mark.

Can’t believe it’s been that long.[emoji4]

I’m sure the dro is a much appreciated feature. I really am glad I got the boss get on for me at work. One of these...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-13-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By toprecycler
Good job. Much of the value isn’t what you could...

Good job. Much of the value isn’t what you could have bought a new one for, but using what you already had on hand. Good to give the ok brain a workout every now and then to build something vs just...
Forum: Machining 02-12-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,080
Posted By toprecycler
As I’m sure most experienced people will say, the...

As I’m sure most experienced people will say, the more I learn, the more I realize I have yet to learn.

Hardly a day goes by that I do not learn something new, even if it is a way “not” to do...
Forum: Machining 02-11-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,080
Posted By toprecycler
Glad it is working out for you. I have been...

Glad it is working out for you. I have been using a QCTP at new job for about 3 1/4 years now. Wish I had more holders too, but am getting bye with about 15 or so. Since I have the only lathe with...
Forum: Fabrication 02-11-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By toprecycler
It looks like a well made home job. Does it have...

It looks like a well made home job. Does it have the power pack to drive the motor. Probably have couple hundred bucks just to replace major parts.

Part of the value would depend on how back...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-11-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,320
Posted By toprecycler
Old adage says you should never put all your eggs...

Old adage says you should never put all your eggs in one basket. Or in this case, multimeters in one bucket.[emoji38]


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Forum: Shop & Safety 02-09-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,230
Posted By toprecycler
Hmmm, how soon before it is filled, and you start...

Hmmm, how soon before it is filled, and you start making another one?[emoji48]


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