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Forum: Machining Yesterday, 08:14 PM
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Posted By digger doug
So when using it....do you start singing "john...

So when using it....do you start singing "john Henry was a steel drivin' man " ?

:D:D:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By digger doug
Last gooseneck I re-habbed, I took 1/2" black...

Last gooseneck I re-habbed, I took 1/2" black pipe, and tack welded it in the
upper inside corner of the 6" channel frame.
At the first axle, I left a gap of 2" for the wires to comes out, the rest...
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By digger doug
"SteelTailor" appears to be the Original inventor...

"SteelTailor" appears to be the Original inventor of these things:
https://www.steeltailor.com/portable-cnc-cutting-machine/portable-cutting-machine-detail.html

Scroll down and read of the...
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By digger doug
Here's another one: ...

Here's another one:
https://www.arcbro.com/arcbro-voyager-portable-single-arm-cnc-cutting-machine/

They all seem to use the same touch pad controller.
EDIT: different touch pad:...
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By digger doug
Thanks for the heads up, I found them: ...

Thanks for the heads up, I found them:
http://www.langmuirsystems.com/crossfire
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By digger doug
Oxy/Fuel cutting 3/4" plate needs preheated ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEWSpJ3oJa0

FF to 8:10

I dunno, I just start cutting.....:rolleyes:

And when did 3/4" plate become known as "thick" ?
Forum: Fabrication 05-21-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By digger doug
Anyone own one of these "Portable CNC plasma cutters" ?

Looks like ESAB was bringing them in for around $10k a few years back.

Now they appear from a few sellers much cheaper.

Roughly $2200 including shipping....:...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-20-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By digger doug
I'm surprised you didn't drop the axles & leaf...

I'm surprised you didn't drop the axles & leaf springs when upright.

After blasting you might find some cracks and rotted out stuff needing welded.

For most all parts, I have been using...
Forum: Fabrication 05-18-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By digger doug
How much tonnage to bend spam ? How much...

How much tonnage to bend spam ?

How much tonnage to extrude a spammer ?
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-18-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By digger doug
Wow ! Aren't you just brimming full of...of...

Wow ! Aren't you just brimming full of...of information ? NO
Of useless spamming ?....YES !
Forum: Welding 05-17-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By digger doug
Yes....and get creative with it....very...

Yes....and get creative with it....very creative....
Forum: Fabrication 05-17-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By digger doug
Kinda hard to use these calculators when your in...

Kinda hard to use these calculators when your in a scrap yard looking at a piece of die, and wanting to know if it will work for you....:rolleyes:
8x material thickness
&
1/4" plate takes 20 tons...
Forum: Fabrication 05-17-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 42,791
Posted By digger doug
The coming years of abuse will want to bow the...

The coming years of abuse will want to bow the center down.

I would leave it as a "pre-stressed" area.
Forum: Welding 05-16-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By digger doug
I would try kicking it......'Course I wear steel...

I would try kicking it......'Course I wear steel toe shoes at all times....:D
Forum: Fabrication 05-15-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By digger doug
It will fetch more money if you label it a...

It will fetch more money if you label it a "Bong".....:D
Forum: Fabrication 05-15-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 889
Posted By digger doug
https://www.amazon.com/Seaflo-720GPH-Diaphragm-Tra...

https://www.amazon.com/Seaflo-720GPH-Diaphragm-Transfer-Plastic/dp/B07C7SCHNG/ref=sr_1_17?keywords=hand+bilge+pump&qid=1557920368&s=gateway&sr=8-17
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By digger doug
Google "press brake tonnage chart" Rough...

Google "press brake tonnage chart"

Rough rule of thumb:
1. standard bottom die opening is 8 x material thickness
So you know how short of a leg you can bend.
2. using the 8x standard, 1/4"...
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 889
Posted By digger doug
He's building a wall.....:D

He's building a wall.....:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-14-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By digger doug
Might not have that leetle passage in the carb...

Might not have that leetle passage in the carb that looks like
it is for "ram air".

FWIW it might have been removed for emissions.

Back to the OP, try shredding some paper, might prove to be...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-13-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By digger doug
Sounds like a hammermill. If so, you should...

Sounds like a hammermill.

If so, you should be able to make a new finer screen for it.

I would try 3/8" perforated.
Forum: Fabrication 05-13-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 889
Posted By digger doug
The simplest grout pump sold is nothing more than...

The simplest grout pump sold is nothing more than a rubber diaphragm
boat bailing pump, bolted to a board to step on.

what you have there, I built one for a contractor friend, is called a...
Forum: Machining 05-12-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By digger doug
Pickin's kind slim, are they going out ? Or...

Pickin's kind slim, are they going out ?
Or just "spring cleaning" ?
Forum: Welding 05-08-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By digger doug
Anything other than the plug weld will cause a...

Anything other than the plug weld will cause a crack in this hi-impact/hi-vibration environment.

So by adding the stitch weld (in addition to the plug weld) will still cause
a crack.
Forum: Fabrication 05-07-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By digger doug
Standard made "erector set" ways and...

Standard made "erector set" ways and stuff.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-06-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By digger doug
Window screen should work, tilt it so the clumps...

Window screen should work, tilt it so the clumps fall off the end.
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