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Forum: Welding 07-19-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,826
Posted By mab
My left eye has improved, due to a cataract. Not...

My left eye has improved, due to a cataract. Not yet bad (good?) enough to fix though.

Mike
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-12-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
Posted By mab
These are handy calculators as well: ...

These are handy calculators as well:

https://www.southwire.com/calculator-vdrop

https://www.southwire.com/calculator-conduit

Mike
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-26-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,675
Posted By mab
Thanks for the update. I'll give it a try. ...

Thanks for the update. I'll give it a try.
Thanks again,
Mike
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-24-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,675
Posted By mab
Were you able to finish this jack? I have a...

Were you able to finish this jack? I have a pallet mule jack I need to reseal. I've never done this before. How do you decide what material to use for the seals? Then it is just measuring rod...
Forum: Fabrication 04-24-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,487
Posted By mab
Have you looked at Inkscape? There are videos on...

Have you looked at Inkscape? There are videos on how to convert jpg to dxf.

Mike
Forum: Fabrication 06-28-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,644
Posted By mab
Yep, that would be the ideal way to handle it. ...

Yep, that would be the ideal way to handle it.

Mike
Forum: Fabrication 06-27-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,644
Posted By mab
An update for any that are interested. I...

An update for any that are interested.
I haven't had any time to even start on this.
I have been working to get my house cleaned up and on the market by next spring.
Pictures below show how bad it...
Forum: Fabrication 08-06-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,644
Posted By mab
Cam, Thanks for the idea. I think I found...

Cam,

Thanks for the idea. I think I found something that will work.

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Fabrication 08-05-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,644
Posted By mab
Another good idea. I'm still looking for an...

Another good idea. I'm still looking for an appropriate sized piece of pipe in inventory. Nothing yet.

Thanks again for the suggestions.

Mike
Forum: Fabrication 08-03-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,644
Posted By mab
I was wondering if that would work. I have some...

I was wondering if that would work. I have some solid 12 ga copper I thought I try a piece of that.

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Fabrication 08-02-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,644
Posted By mab
Gentlemen, Both excellent suggestions. I think...

Gentlemen,
Both excellent suggestions. I think I'll try the coil idea first. I'll let you know how it goes.

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Fabrication 08-02-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,644
Posted By mab
Wine Rack

I need to make a couple of these wine racks. I have most of it figured out, but I'm not sure about forming the round bar. Any suggestions on how to bend 0.25" round bar?

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Fabrication 11-20-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,441
Posted By mab
Thanks to everyone for the replies. I'll get it...

Thanks to everyone for the replies. I'll get it welded up and hopefully some kind of paint on it.

Thanks again,
Mike
Forum: Fabrication 11-19-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,441
Posted By mab
Well this qualifies for "unneeded" and unpainted....

Well this qualifies for "unneeded" and unpainted. I thought it should be welded, but wasn't sure.

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Fabrication 11-19-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,441
Posted By mab
Trailer advise

I'm replacing the decking on a trailer - car hauler. I have the old decking off and notice that there is an area of the frame that isn't welded. I don't know if this is an oversight or intentional....
Forum: Fabrication 08-30-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,075
Posted By mab
Have you seen any sign of corrosion on the floor...

Have you seen any sign of corrosion on the floor screws because of the pressure treated wood?

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Welding 07-19-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,471
Posted By mab
But then what would I do for fun ? ;) Between...

But then what would I do for fun ? ;)
Between work and remodeling and new septic and ...
Forum: Welding 07-18-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,471
Posted By mab
"...I spend about the same as you for new wire at...

"...I spend about the same as you for new wire at my LWS."

Just to see, I checked with my LWS and was quoted a price of $88.

Mike
Forum: Welding 07-17-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,471
Posted By mab
The seller responded. Very reasonable: Hi, ...

The seller responded. Very reasonable:

Hi,

I apologize that spool was damaged in transit. If you would like to keep the item I can issue you a refund of 25% off the auction price. Or we would...
Forum: Welding 07-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,471
Posted By mab
Again, I appreciate the responses. Right...

Again, I appreciate the responses.

Right now, I don't have an empty spool, but the lathe is a good option.

I have contacted the seller, but no response yet. The policy appears to be refunds...
Forum: Welding 07-16-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,471
Posted By mab
Thanks for the responses. I'll have to check...

Thanks for the responses.

I'll have to check if it is the inside or outside.
I figured that rewinding would be impractical.
I do have another partial spool. I could see about that or try to...
Forum: Welding 07-16-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,471
Posted By mab
Damaged mig wire spool

After lurking for the better part of 7 years, I have a question. I bought a spool of .045 wire (45 lbs) off ebay. I didn't have high hopes of it arriving intact when the seller said he was shipping...
Forum: Welding 07-17-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,438
Posted By mab
This might be an option for an inexpensive PC. ...

This might be an option for an inexpensive PC.

http://www.dellauction.com/
Forum: Machining 06-07-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,427
Posted By mab
It's a little late now, but this document has...

It's a little late now, but this document has good information on wiring 3 phase motors.
Forum: Machining 12-31-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,324
Posted By mab
Cutter, Someone finally asked a question I...

Cutter,

Someone finally asked a question I thought could contribute to!;)

Mike
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