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Forum: Welding 02-26-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,620
Posted By MrCrankyface
I'm coupling both drains to a T-piece and running...

I'm coupling both drains to a T-piece and running a hose back down into the shop then I'll manually go up and drain them every now and then.
There's 2 water filters in the way before these tanks so...
Forum: Welding 02-26-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,620
Posted By MrCrankyface
I can only dream of something of that size! :D ...

I can only dream of something of that size! :D

Here's what I ended up doing instead of welding ...
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Now I just need to hook them up to the system!
I will also add...
Forum: Machining 02-26-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By MrCrankyface
Yeah, that's my bad, it's apparently only called...

Yeah, that's my bad, it's apparently only called MK in Swedish and MT in English. :D
So yes, it's a MT3.
I will see if I can get my hands on one of those reamers and try the other tips meanwhile!
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Forum: Machining 02-26-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By MrCrankyface
Slipping drill chuck arbor?

I have this recurring issue on my lathe with the drill chuck arbor slipping..
I've tried cleaning both the inside taper of the tailstock and the taper on the drill chuck arbor but it will still...
Forum: Welding 02-25-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,513
Posted By MrCrankyface
Looks solid! I like the adjustable weight.

Looks solid! I like the adjustable weight.
Forum: Welding 02-03-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,620
Posted By MrCrankyface
I haven't really decided about cooling, currently...

I haven't really decided about cooling, currently I'm leaning towards a ghetto DIY solution with just a network of pipes basically.
But I haven't researched it very much, maybe there's a better...
Forum: Machining 01-17-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,946
Posted By MrCrankyface
That's an old piece of kit! What are your plans...

That's an old piece of kit! What are your plans for it?
Forum: Welding 12-04-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,620
Posted By MrCrankyface
Scotts/Shade Tree Welder: I'm cheap and figured 3...

Scotts/Shade Tree Welder: I'm cheap and figured 3 feets would be less material than a cradle thing. but I also have a long history of making things more difficult than they should be soooo .. :D
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Forum: Welding 12-03-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,620
Posted By MrCrankyface
Alright, sounds good! Any tips on how to...

Alright, sounds good!
Any tips on how to hydrotest it?

I believe I saw a guy on youtube hook up a high pressure washer and monitored the pressure..
But how high to go? 15 bars if I want 10 bar...
Forum: Welding 12-03-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,620
Posted By MrCrankyface
Welding on an air tank?

I got a hold of a pretty cheap 48 gallon air tank for compressed air.
My problem here is that it's horizontal and I want to stand it up vertically.

Instinctively it feels quite wrong to weld on...
Forum: Fabrication 11-20-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,139
Posted By MrCrankyface
Wow! :eek: That looks absolutely amazing, a...

Wow! :eek:
That looks absolutely amazing, a piece of art! I'd be afraid to use it even.
Great job! :D
Forum: Machining 11-16-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By MrCrankyface
I've been needing one of those for years, just...

I've been needing one of those for years, just can't bring myself to buy one... :D
Looks good, I like the magnet attachment.
Forum: Welding 11-14-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,795
Posted By MrCrankyface
Neat idea! Seems to work much better than I...

Neat idea! Seems to work much better than I expected it to.
Do you have any specifications on the fan motors you're using so I know roughly what to aim for?

Might steal this and make something...
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