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Forum: Fabrication 11-19-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,587
Posted By Gadgeteer
A video of pedal operation can be found here...

A video of pedal operation can be found here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jTHvunb8qk).
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-06-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By Gadgeteer
I am happy to report that the blower works better...

I am happy to report that the blower works better than I had anticipated. Of course it does not handle wet, heavy snow of more than an inch or two, but, if I get up early enough before a melt sets...
Forum: Welding 10-12-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By Gadgeteer
R&R of connectors has fixed my microwave oven,...

R&R of connectors has fixed my microwave oven, and furnace. I suspect it has something to do with galvanic corrosion.
Forum: Welding 09-11-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By Gadgeteer
Repair should work quite well to support those...

Repair should work quite well to support those little deer you have in Texas.:)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By Gadgeteer
Yes, screen needs to turn 24/7, during the time...

Yes, screen needs to turn 24/7, during the time that trout fry are in the creek. Screen keeps fry from getting into irrigation ditch, and becoming fertilizer. Thousands of dollars are spent to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By Gadgeteer
I fixed our microwave oven a few years ago by...

I fixed our microwave oven a few years ago by disconnecting and re-connecting as many of the spade connectors as I could find. Failed 2 weeks, later. Unhooked spade connectors, again, and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By Gadgeteer
That helps. Gear motor will be slowly...

That helps.

Gear motor will be slowly rotating a tubular fish screen about 8' X 30". Here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=25&v=ppgFKB_CmVs) is the screen in action, but has been...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-23-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By Gadgeteer
Solar power for dc motor

Wondering... if anyone has any experience with tapping solar power to run a 1/4 or 1/2 hp dc motor. Thanks ahead for any info.
Forum: Machining 06-29-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Gadgeteer
With final drive pulley attached.

With final drive pulley attached.
Forum: Machining 06-29-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Gadgeteer
A few photos of the post drill.

A few photos of the post drill.
Forum: Machining 06-24-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Gadgeteer
Tried to get some photos of the drill and the...

Tried to get some photos of the drill and the self-off control mechanism, but it was just too dark in the old garage that used to shelter horse teams for the stage coach stop on the property. I'll...
Forum: Machining 06-21-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Gadgeteer
I've got the post drill model of this drill. It...

I've got the post drill model of this drill. It is a real hoot to use. I added an infinitely adjustable sliding microswitch, which controls a relay to turn the drill off when the desired bore depth...
Forum: Machining 06-21-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Gadgeteer
The ads state that the drills bore from 0 to 1...

The ads state that the drills bore from 0 to 1 1/2".
Forum: Fabrication 05-27-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,698
Posted By Gadgeteer
I'd sure like to see a photo of that, if you have...

I'd sure like to see a photo of that, if you have time. :)
Forum: Fabrication 05-27-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,698
Posted By Gadgeteer
Soil grows, as vegetation decays, becoming humus....

Soil grows, as vegetation decays, becoming humus. I think worms play a part in churning everything into dirt. This is why yards, and pastures increase in height every year.
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By Gadgeteer
Bingo! Item has multiple, opposing holes, just...

Bingo! Item has multiple, opposing holes, just like those in photo. Thanks!

Now, I'll have to find a video to see them in action.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-15-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By Gadgeteer
Pre-pneumatic...

...roofing.
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By Gadgeteer
What is it?

Someone made it. Sister-in-law found it in an antique shop... thought it was cute. Me, too.
Forum: Fabrication 05-13-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,698
Posted By Gadgeteer
Mower 5th Wheel

Height differential between sidewalk and dirt, which has grown, considerably, in 40 years made mowing awkward. So, I added a 5th wheel to the mower to allow for leveling of mower deck, as I zip...
Forum: Welding 04-18-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By Gadgeteer
Can't imagine even trying aluminum tig without a...

Can't imagine even trying aluminum tig without a pedal. Aluminum tig requires finessing the arc/puddle by nursing the pedal up and down. Once proficiency is attained, aluminum tig is funner than...
Forum: Welding 04-01-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,042
Posted By Gadgeteer
I'm going to re-invigorate this thread, because I...

I'm going to re-invigorate this thread, because I just had another bottle of Argon contaminated by water (I suspect). Same old story... this gas worked just fine, until bottle hit 500 psi. Then, my...
Forum: Fabrication 03-13-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By Gadgeteer
A 3-D printer would have been handy to produce...

A 3-D printer would have been handy to produce the cam, too.
Forum: Welding 02-21-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,472
Posted By Gadgeteer
If you can look inside with a mirror, or...

If you can look inside with a mirror, or endoscope, and the beads are gray, then the back-purge was not adequate. If he cooked the outside, you can bet the inside is the same.

You need a full...
Forum: Fabrication 02-07-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,819
Posted By Gadgeteer
I think I'd have to figure a way to put a roof...

I think I'd have to figure a way to put a roof over that nice rack... perhaps, build a shed around it.:)
Forum: Welding 02-04-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By Gadgeteer
Ace Hardware has drawers full of O-rings.

Ace Hardware has drawers full of O-rings.
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