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Forum: Fabrication 10-17-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,245
Posted By arizonian
Good point. TBDALD. (to be determined at a later...

Good point. TBDALD. (to be determined at a later date)
Forum: Fabrication 10-16-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,245
Posted By arizonian
Fuck it. Mount a cylinder anchor, drill three...

Fuck it. Mount a cylinder anchor, drill three holes in an appropriate rod and be done with it for now. Either way, you'll have a thumb.
Forum: Fabrication 10-14-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,946
Posted By arizonian
I've been following Essential Craftsman for some...

I've been following Essential Craftsman for some time. He did an episode on his Tool Tank (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2GmmvL-MPo), what he calls his work truck. You may find some inspiration on...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-09-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,094
Posted By arizonian
Tucson Cylinder Head used to have a guy that...

Tucson Cylinder Head used to have a guy that would torch weld cast iron heads with some type of CI rod. Don't know if they still do that, or what that would cost. Times have changed, probably...
Forum: Fabrication 10-09-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By arizonian
Not real sure in actual lbs/in^2 or total lbs,...

Not real sure in actual lbs/in^2 or total lbs, but I'm thinking something along the lines of a Vise-Grip over-center clamp with adjustment built in to vary the sheet thickness. Not too excessive.
Forum: Fabrication 10-09-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By arizonian
Thanks. That's on the drawing board, have to...

Thanks. That's on the drawing board, have to figure out how to set it up with a hinge and what to use for cams.
Forum: Fabrication 10-09-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,245
Posted By arizonian
1-1/r? Now you're sounding like an engineer.

1-1/r? Now you're sounding like an engineer.
Forum: Fabrication 10-09-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By arizonian
Here are a few shots of the semi-finished duct on...

Here are a few shots of the semi-finished duct on the floor and then installed. Before I installed it, i put a manual damper in to close off the furnace from the cooler during the summer months. I...
Forum: Fabrication 10-09-2019, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By arizonian
Thanks for the ping, Rod. I should have posted an...

Thanks for the ping, Rod. I should have posted an update earlier.

The lack of a filter and abundant dog hair doesn't matter much when you rely on swamp for the majority of your cooling. The AC was...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 10-06-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,281
Posted By arizonian
Yay, Jen. You are a pro, as in you know what you...

Yay, Jen. You are a pro, as in you know what you are doing vs fumbling around trying not to waste time. Beautiful work.
Forum: Fabrication 10-03-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By arizonian
Leaf Brake

I have always wanted a leaf brake. Now I have to build one to finish off my AC/furnace work. This project took some thought, as Joey Barnes (KOO) would say.

The brake is 30” wide, what it will...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-23-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By arizonian
Check all grounds, both ends.

Check all grounds, both ends.
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-22-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,414
Posted By arizonian
And then tarp the tarp with a standoff frame. As...

And then tarp the tarp with a standoff frame. As the moisture condenses inside the tarp exposed to the elements, you'll have another layer to protect it. The heating and cooling from the sun will...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-22-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By arizonian
That is a beast. Nice score.

That is a beast. Nice score.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-22-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By arizonian
I have the 3/4" drive version and there is a...

I have the 3/4" drive version and there is a metal strip spot welded in to keep the sockets in place. I just let the extensions and ratchet float around.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-06-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By arizonian
bigb, If the turbo starts giving me...

bigb,

If the turbo starts giving me problems, I'll update this thread. I ran up to Ouray/Ridgway, CO for a week to help a buddy out and had no problems. So far, so good.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-23-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,857
Posted By arizonian
Talking You don't really mean that, do you? 3,000...

You don't really mean that, do you?

3,000 ksi is equivalent to 3,000,000 psi.

:D Just pullin' your chain. :D
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-23-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By arizonian
I've wondered about anchor chain for a while,...

I've wondered about anchor chain for a while, whether or not it is/was wrought iron, cast iron or hot rolled steel. I worked on a job in Nome over one winter that had old anchor chain strung out in...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-23-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,857
Posted By arizonian
You are mixing metaphors, so to speak. A...

You are mixing metaphors, so to speak.

A kip is one thousand pounds, no reference to area.

On the other hand, ksi is one thousand pounds or one kip per square inch.

Carry on...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-20-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By arizonian
Not quite the same, but a bridge reamer might be...

Not quite the same, but a bridge reamer might be what you need if you have the headroom.

Bridge reamer (https://www.mcmaster.com/bridge-reamers)
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-20-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By arizonian
Thank You for sharing that, Matt. Beautiful work.

Thank You for sharing that, Matt. Beautiful work.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-20-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By arizonian
Smile Not knockin' you, Neal. For the professional...

Not knockin' you, Neal. For the professional mechanic with all of the requisite tools (lifts, etc), I agree. However, I do not have all of the requisite tools and shop space, and just shake my head...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By arizonian
Once a month sounds extreme. I flush mine about...

Once a month sounds extreme. I flush mine about every two to three years, then date it with a sharpie.

You know you're getting old when the sharpie is one of the first things you look for when...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-18-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,216
Posted By arizonian
Ford's solution for pulling the heads? Lift the...

Ford's solution for pulling the heads? Lift the cab off. It only take a couple of hours????:confused:
Forum: Fabrication 08-18-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,927
Posted By arizonian
Ah, the Seed plant plate valve... This is the...

Ah, the Seed plant plate valve... This is the work you were counting on.

https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51064
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