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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 06:42 PM
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Posted By allessence
For sure.. it is interesting that 400amps is...

For sure.. it is interesting that 400amps is still not wide spread here..

It's also interesting that they call a true 320amp service a 400amp, but a true 400amp is another step up animal wise.
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 06:38 PM
Replies: 176
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Posted By allessence
I believe that is called a meter cabinet.. ...

I believe that is called a meter cabinet..

No need here at least for the time being. The rules are always in favor of the power company unless you run off grid.

There is an exclusion in...
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 176
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Posted By allessence
Also, because the electrician won't be around...

Also, because the electrician won't be around till items are installed I asked the electrical inspector if it was ok to run the conduit and wire before pulling the permit (have to be a licensed...
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 176
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Posted By allessence
thanks guys.. the help has been useful.. :) ...

thanks guys.. the help has been useful.. :)

I submitted the information to the 1st person and it then went to the engineer.. I sent over an email explaining the situation with the paperwork and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-29-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,964
Posted By allessence
I'm actually struggling a bit.. I'm not wired...

I'm actually struggling a bit.. I'm not wired for this kind of stuff..

I'm a factual person with a lets get it done perspective.. So, all this "Not knowing" what is what and who judges what and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-29-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 176
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Posted By allessence
If it were summer time.. I'd invite you uncle to...

If it were summer time.. I'd invite you uncle to come stay.. :)


contractors in NE want their money.. I will have to hire someone to do the meter install and connect to the panels.. Once this...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-29-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 176
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Posted By allessence
I did order the garage door and got a Cloplay...

I did order the garage door and got a Cloplay 3730

It's a 3" THICK door and a 5ft high lift.. the clearance overhead is 6ft to mount of the torsion spring.

I ended up getting a good deal...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-29-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 176
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Posted By allessence
So Yes they are breakers but also referenced as...

So Yes they are breakers but also referenced as disconnects as they are mounted outside the building and is how the fire and popo can shut off power if need be. So hence disconnect.


ON this...
Forum: Machining 12-15-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By allessence
So, greywynd has given me a ton of info.. ...

So, greywynd has given me a ton of info..

Lots of connections too.

I reached out to one of the guys he shared and "Wow". what a lot of great info.


I learned a bunch just talking on the...
Forum: Machining 12-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By allessence
What sould I pick up for a diamond wheel dresser?

What sould I pick up for a diamond wheel dresser?
Forum: Machining 12-14-2020, 02:12 PM
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Views: 1,380
Posted By allessence
Norm, If that does happen I will have to bolt on...

Norm, If that does happen I will have to bolt on a catch basket. :)

I'll figure something out when the time comes since it does not have a splash guard nor sheet where one belongs.

I will do...
Forum: Machining 12-13-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By allessence
Yes, it still has a pump at the base of the...

Yes, it still has a pump at the base of the column.

It has the hydraulic pump and the coolant pump.

It does not have a cable. it is a rack and pinion.

A manual would be excellent.. Lots...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-12-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,964
Posted By allessence
Thanks.. It's coming along nicely.. Getting...

Thanks.. It's coming along nicely.. Getting there.. Now I just have to get a shovel and start digging a trench from the pole for electric.

the gap in the middle of the door currently has a...
Forum: Machining 12-12-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By allessence
And the mag chuck machine and transformer..

And the mag chuck machine and transformer..
Forum: Machining 12-12-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By allessence
Harig 618 surface grinder hydraulic

Picked this up the other day for 275.00.. the unit was advertised as a manual machine but it has the hydraulics in place and controllers.

Also ended up with a Transformer which was part of the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-12-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,296
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Posted By allessence
wow that looks amazing. You have been so...

wow that looks amazing.

You have been so busy and it's great seeing it all come together.
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-12-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,964
Posted By allessence
Also picked up this Electrical disconnect switch....

Also picked up this Electrical disconnect switch. 3500.00 retail.. Found one brand new for 900.00..

I was told to get a 400amp meter socket but the unit was 3500.00 too and just can't afford...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-12-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 176
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Posted By allessence
Was able to figure out the openings and so got...

Was able to figure out the openings and so got them enclosed on the left side..

the right side still needs to be done..

Been super crazy at work.. Good for sure as the projects price tag...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-12-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,964
Posted By allessence
Gear moved in.

So my Buddy Andrew came over as planned and we moved nearly all the blacksmithing gear into the shop.

I've got a few more items to move but more related to the machinist trade then blacksmithing....
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-12-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,964
Posted By allessence
so there was supposed to be a 1/2" gap around...

so there was supposed to be a 1/2" gap around both doors so I could add insulation and weather seals when the time came..

Turned out the center section of the build jamb sags some.. I was only...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-12-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,964
Posted By allessence
So much has happened since last update.. ...

So much has happened since last update..


I had to figure out how to achieve the close in portion around the horizontals and this was a challenge.

So the end ones were even more difficult...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-10-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,964
Posted By allessence
Great advise and was the plan at this point.. ...

Great advise and was the plan at this point..

I am going to focus on the front and getting it buttoned up then I will spend my time with the back doors.. I have so far not cut in any of the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-10-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,964
Posted By allessence
20 years ago I was to broke to build it.. ...

20 years ago I was to broke to build it..

30 years ago is when I first wanted to create a school..

10 years ago we moved here and 7 years ago I put the deposit on the building.

I honestly...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-09-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,964
Posted By allessence
Tomorrow I will get the bracing up around the...

Tomorrow I will get the bracing up around the front roof girts.. This will be a whole engineering project as well..

But think I have a firm grasp of what I need to do.

It's amazing how long...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-09-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,964
Posted By allessence
Yes, I did want to wait till the floor had some...

Yes, I did want to wait till the floor had some time to cure before putting the 24,000 manlift on it. :)

With that said, I have been busy working on getting the front wall done.


Because I...
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