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Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,299
Posted By TEK
Maybe warm up the bend so its more willing to...

Maybe warm up the bend so its more willing to move...just watch out for popping concrete:D
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-05-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By TEK
Actually, I think it would. Tear 'gas' isnt...

Actually, I think it would.
Tear 'gas' isnt really a gas, or a smoke. Its an aerosoled particulate and I believe the particles are just over 1.0 micron.

This mask will supposedly filter to 0.1...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-05-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,540
Posted By TEK
Kinda like Cat Greenshit for gluing and Cat...

Kinda like Cat Greenshit for gluing and Cat Redshit for sealing....wish I had some left:(


Pretty much agree with our resident Wolf, too much blueglue will squeeze out and gaskets will slide.

...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-31-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By TEK
You mean SFT? She knows, I wear my SFT shirt...

You mean SFT?

She knows, I wear my SFT shirt with pride, quite often...:D
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-30-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By TEK
Hey, thanks for sharing...those look good. I...

Hey, thanks for sharing...those look good.

I have a couple of N95 in both of our bug out bags but I think I will get a couple of these too.

Denise has super bad asthma, anytime it gets smoky...
Forum: Machining 06-25-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By TEK
It looks like it cooled too quickly after removal...

It looks like it cooled too quickly after removal from the mold, or it was removed too soon.

I base this on lead casting experience, which may not apply at all. I just know that I would get slugs...
Forum: Fabrication 06-21-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,556
Posted By TEK
Hey now!! Don't be disrespecting her like that! ...

Hey now!! Don't be disrespecting her like that!

If she is doing the work, it aint a mans job anymore, its hers.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-20-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,574
Posted By TEK
Fine looking knife, I'm sure he will get some...

Fine looking knife, I'm sure he will get some good use out of it. That was a nice gift. Good work, and good on you for doing that for him...
Forum: Fabrication 06-04-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,556
Posted By TEK
Could probably boom over and hook the bed on that...

Could probably boom over and hook the bed on that side, pull the tires up off the ground:rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 05-29-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By TEK
Yeah, kinda like a Slinky toy, not much good for...

Yeah, kinda like a Slinky toy, not much good for anything except the joy you feel when pushing them down the stairs....:D
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,314
Posted By TEK
"after setting myself on fire a few times I made...

"after setting myself on fire a few times I made it threw and found it is hard to follow a line with a straight torch but I whittled it out"


Haha, the things we do for fun...:)
Forum: Fabrication 05-22-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,314
Posted By TEK
Yeah, same here. Once I had the layout done it...

Yeah, same here. Once I had the layout done it was just start at the edge and go...

If I had neglected the mill scale removal option, running the torch up and down the lines to preheat would often...
Forum: Welding 05-16-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,656
Posted By TEK
Considering the time crunch your idea is probably...

Considering the time crunch your idea is probably the best. Maybe wire wheel it before closing the gap.

I dont think I would remove any material by grinding, its already thin and grinding is just...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-16-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By TEK
Or crash, or contact, or crunch, or crinkle, or...

Or crash, or contact, or crunch, or crinkle, or cash....any or all that may apply.....lol
Forum: Fabrication 05-10-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,619
Posted By TEK
Never liked a backing plate, I just used 2...

Never liked a backing plate, I just used 2 sanding discs, smooth side together. I had to grind some of the shaft down because 2 disc use much less space than the backplate but that was no big deal.
...
Forum: Machining 05-09-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,102
Posted By TEK
Pops always said that 'seconds add up to minutes,...

Pops always said that 'seconds add up to minutes, minutes add up to money'...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-09-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,192
Posted By TEK
What about "One Trick Colt" with some 1911...

What about "One Trick Colt" with some 1911 graphics thrown in ?
Forum: Fabrication 05-09-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,619
Posted By TEK
Exactly that. I used to save a bunch and then...

Exactly that. I used to save a bunch and then edge them on the belt sander. It was kinda hokie but it worked.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-09-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,743
Posted By TEK
Yeah.... Until you wait for a month until...

Yeah....

Until you wait for a month until the parts get there and there is now 10 foot of fill all the way around the busted rig and climbing back up to your truck sucks and sliding back down...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-09-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,743
Posted By TEK
A lot of CAT mains are done like that. Torque to...

A lot of CAT mains are done like that. Torque to 90lb and and then go one more flat.

I used to just use a long breaker bar and would fight them, until I worked with this old Mexican guy that would...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-02-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,743
Posted By TEK
It has been my experience that using a 1"drive...

It has been my experience that using a 1"drive torque wrench with a 4 to 1 multiplier, several stories off the ground, on open beam connections, can be....stimulating:eek::D


IE; it will...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-30-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,700
Posted By TEK
That reminds me, I used it on a ceiling fan that...

That reminds me, I used it on a ceiling fan that was squeaking. It has a slight wobble to the oscillation and the plastic ball thats in there made noise.

About once a year I would shoot it with...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-30-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,555
Posted By TEK
Wife and I watched a movie a couple of weeks ago,...

Wife and I watched a movie a couple of weeks ago, called 'The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind'
Its based on a true story of a young man in Malawi and how he scrounged up bits and pieces to fab a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-26-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By TEK
Maybe....lol..:)

Maybe....lol..:)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-26-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By TEK
Haha, yeah, they certainly do that...:)

Haha, yeah, they certainly do that...:)
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