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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-26-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,714
Posted By Harvuskong
Well, well, it seems that the AHRA, (American Hot...

Well, well, it seems that the AHRA, (American Hot Rod Association), seems to have come back from the dead so to speak. Starting on the small side but it is a start. They do have a Facebook Page.
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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-17-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,625
Posted By Harvuskong
And now for a bump back to the top for a reminder...

And now for a bump back to the top for a reminder about cooking with aluminum and an video exposing the aluminum Coke can liner.

...
Forum: SFT Information 05-06-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,069
Posted By Harvuskong
Have a neighbor who is on the Board of Directors...

Have a neighbor who is on the Board of Directors of a electric coop.

He showed me a few pictures of standby "quick start" (up and running with 15 minutes when needed) generators. Natural gas, V12...
Forum: Welding 07-17-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,920
Posted By Harvuskong
With regards to needing glasses for computer...

With regards to needing glasses for computer usage, you can always find and use the zoom option to make stuff larger on the screen.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-17-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,081
Posted By Harvuskong
On one or two of the old side roll sprinkler...

On one or two of the old side roll sprinkler systems that Dad had for irrigating wheat crops and hay crops, they used a simple gearbox with a lever on it. vertical position was neutral, unit did not...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-23-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,053
Posted By Harvuskong
During the Morning of Nov. 11, 1918 in Hamilton...

During the Morning of Nov. 11, 1918 in Hamilton Texas, a local Blacksmith there wanted to let the town know that the Armistice that ended WWI had arrived. Five o'clock in the morning in Hamilton was...
Forum: Welding 08-28-2017, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,596
Posted By Harvuskong
:eek::D

:eek::D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-21-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,760
Posted By Harvuskong
Oh dear, it has been a while since I have seen...

Oh dear, it has been a while since I have seen the rules concerning suckage, I think that is the correct term. Does it apply to this item??
Forum: Fabrication 07-16-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,905
Posted By Harvuskong
Well, some folks cuss Dodge trucks, other like...

Well, some folks cuss Dodge trucks, other like then.

One of farmers here told me one time that he needed a pickup about 30 or so years ago, but was broke at the time. Finally he started checking...
Forum: Welding 03-22-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,375
Posted By Harvuskong
Yes, clean, clean and clean the metal surfaces...

Yes, clean, clean and clean the metal surfaces before you start to braze the aluminum.

The demos of aluminum brazing that I seen at the farm shows involved the use of small propane torches...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-07-2017, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,164
Posted By Harvuskong
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-30-2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By Harvuskong
Thanks for the sharing of the information! Just...

Thanks for the sharing of the information! Just added another item to the list of do not buy products.
Forum: Welding 07-19-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,958
Posted By Harvuskong
Deadly explosion in Tarpon Springs - TV News...

Deadly explosion in Tarpon Springs - TV News Report about the Magnegas explosion.

Published on Apr 16, 2015

An explosion at Magnegas Corporation in Tarpon Springs Thursday afternoon left one...
Forum: Welding 07-19-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,958
Posted By Harvuskong
I happened to stumble across this YouTube video...

I happened to stumble across this YouTube video about Magnegas. Apparently, even with the new "Green Gas" , problems have occurred with the filling process.

MagneGas explosion aftermath in Tarpon...
Forum: SFT Information 04-24-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,721
Posted By Harvuskong
What kind of line do you want to dropped on...

What kind of line do you want to dropped on you???:devil:

Yes, I have received my order. Package was in very good condition upon arrival.

All is well.

Thanks for taking the time and...
Forum: Fabrication 01-28-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,450
Posted By Harvuskong
I looked at the videos and I think that those are...

I looked at the videos and I think that those are the real Vespas. They to me to be old model Vespas. Not the recent late model machines.

I did spot some late model Jap machines in the crowd.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-27-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,211
Posted By Harvuskong
I suspect that perhaps she thought it was a good...

I suspect that perhaps she thought it was a good idea and has already figured out some Honey Do things for it to be done with it in the future.
Forum: Welding 01-16-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,532
Posted By Harvuskong
Oil co. could have told the Power Co. that they,...

Oil co. could have told the Power Co. that they, the Oil co., were going to charge the Power co. a fee for the safe and "green" disposal of the CO2 waste.
Forum: Welding 01-30-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,299
Posted By Harvuskong
Is it possible that loading an cleaned out and...

Is it possible that loading an cleaned out and empty fuel tank with dry ice would work in repairing fuel tanks??

In my area, Walmart, HEB and United grocery stores stock dry ice in 10 lb. blocks....
Forum: Welding 12-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,058
Posted By Harvuskong
Think that you could post some pictures of the...

Think that you could post some pictures of the item in question?
Forum: Welding 11-19-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,412
Posted By Harvuskong
I seem to remember reading somewhere about using...

I seem to remember reading somewhere about using deeply stacked wood ashes as a material to cover heated items with for more controlled slow cooling down of the hot items to avoid cracking.

But...
Forum: Fabrication 08-04-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,241
Posted By Harvuskong
Many years ago in the 1960s. I read a tech...

Many years ago in the 1960s. I read a tech article in Hot Rod Mag about annealing aluminum for sheet metal work. I remembered it about oh 40 years later and tried it and it worked on irrigation pipe....
Forum: Welding 07-13-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,649
Posted By Harvuskong
7014 rod from this...

7014 rod from this link:http://www.hobartwelders.com/products/electrodes-wire/stick-electrodes/ and this link too: http://www.hobartwelders.com/products/electrodes-wire/electrode-chart/


7014...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-13-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,743
Posted By Harvuskong
The link is not working for me! However, Scotts's...

The link is not working for me! However, Scotts's link is working for me!
Forum: SFT Information 07-02-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 22,825
Posted By Harvuskong
Well, I will tell you a story about how GM hired...

Well, I will tell you a story about how GM hired about in the 1960s as told to me by now deceased GM retiree.

He was raised in the Merkel area. Was having a hard time in the early 1960s, keeping...
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