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Forum: Welding Today, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 489
Posted By Ironman
The secret to backing up a short reach trailer,...

The secret to backing up a short reach trailer, or a 60 ft Super B, is to have a mental picture in your mind of what you are doing. You imagine that the trailer is the main vehicle, and the vehicle...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,407
Posted By Ironman
Mark, I have an original Franz Chrome plated...

Mark, I have an original Franz Chrome plated toilet paper filter in original box. We can talk about it.:) Also suggest using a color change silica gel desiccant as the beads from princess don't work...
Forum: Welding 05-10-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 489
Posted By Ironman
Good to see the forces of evil have not slowed...

Good to see the forces of evil have not slowed you down. You're even tough enough to practice with W....hope you wore a mask:devil:
Forum: Welding 05-08-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Ironman
That looks like an in house tracking number from...

That looks like an in house tracking number from a manufacturer who has to track and certify every bit of stock in the manufacturing process. I see a lot of stamped drops, also common to have a...
Forum: Welding 05-04-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Ironman
What are you trying to make? If it is just a air...

What are you trying to make? If it is just a air tank standing upright, you can leave the bell ends alone and just put on a skirt that will become a flat base and leave the bell end alone.
Forum: Welding 05-04-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Ironman
What are you trying to make? Is this going to be...

What are you trying to make? Is this going to be a pressure vessel when built?
If itis, what are the working pressures?
Forum: Fabrication 05-04-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 924
Posted By Ironman
I watched the movie again. I think you should...

I watched the movie again. I think you should make the chute longer so you don't have to bend down so far.
Forum: Fabrication 05-03-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 924
Posted By Ironman
Nice work Cam. Wonder if a couple of vanes on...

Nice work Cam.
Wonder if a couple of vanes on the backside of the cutters would increase airflow and chip ejection
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-02-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Ironman
Commonly used refrigerant for years. The...

Commonly used refrigerant for years. The thermo-syphons to keep ground frozen to support the Alaska oil pipeline pedestals are filled with it. Thermo syphons used to keep buildings stable in the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-01-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Ironman
I'm a Rockauto kind of guy. Never had it take...

I'm a Rockauto kind of guy. Never had it take longer than 3 days, but you can get next day if you want to pay a high price.
Forum: Welding 04-26-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By Ironman
Most houses have a dryer plug or electric stove...

Most houses have a dryer plug or electric stove plug. If you are welding in someones back yard you can be set up easily. I made up an adapter cord from dryer to welder plug so I can plug into any...
Forum: Machining 04-19-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Ironman
I use any oil handy, but if you have some...

I use any oil handy, but if you have some threading oil, that would be great.
Forum: Machining 04-19-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Ironman
First thing to use would be a drill press, not...

First thing to use would be a drill press, not hand held drill.
Second would be turning the bit as slow as you can, and keeping the bit sharp. That means checking and touching up the edge, before it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-14-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,330
Posted By Ironman
Higher taxes That will cure...

Higher taxes
That will cure pollution.:rolleyes::(
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-10-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,330
Posted By Ironman
Most the arctic ice road trucks are 20-30 years...

Most the arctic ice road trucks are 20-30 years old. Some are dedicated to pulling these trucks with frozen up DEF engines and the ones with plugged soot filters. They cannot reach regen temps when...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-05-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Ironman
Tim, this is worth a read...

Tim, this is worth a read (https://www.ereplacementparts.com/hamilton-beach-63325-speed-stand-mixer-parts-c-139382_206991_294346.html), in the Q&A section.



I have a KitchenAid for Margot, it...
Forum: Fabrication 04-02-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By Ironman
They make a nice cut. For 2" steel, I would...

They make a nice cut.
For 2" steel, I would suggest watch the motor temperature so it does not get too hot, and give it a rest to cool if it does.
Forum: Machining 03-27-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,789
Posted By Ironman
Hi Neal, I know a guy in Kent WA, George...

Hi Neal,
I know a guy in Kent WA, George Breckenridge.
He has machining done and parts modified for Lister clone engines. He has a site called Utterpower (https://www.utterpower.com), I have his...
Forum: Fabrication 03-26-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,741
Posted By Ironman
I'm impressed. That is a beautiful job you have...

I'm impressed. That is a beautiful job you have done. I'm sure there were moments of "why did I get myself into this" but you made it work well.
I have to ask why the winch is on the side of the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-22-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By Ironman
What bothers me is that the wiring diagram does...

What bothers me is that the wiring diagram does not show the capacitor.
Capacitors are used for current limiting, and for phase shifting to start rotation of the magnetic field in a motor.
I am...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-22-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By Ironman
facing onto whichever end the power is taken...

facing onto whichever end the power is taken from, I think

WARNING
Thread drift:devil:
I have a question for the sparkys. A 3phase power correction capacitor rated 8 Kvar...is that 8 between...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-22-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By Ironman
Then use the other wire as per the CCW diagram...

Then use the other wire as per the CCW diagram and it should turn the opposite rotation
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-21-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By Ironman
If I recall correctly, one or the other has a...

If I recall correctly, one or the other has a marrete over it and is unused, unless you have a reversing switch.
Your bigger problem may be that there is no markings on the wires to tell 3 or 4...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-21-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By Ironman
L2 goes to #3 for CW rotation and #4 for the CCW...

L2 goes to #3 for CW rotation and #4 for the CCW rotation, according to the reversing switch diagram.
Forum: Fabrication 03-18-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,497
Posted By Ironman
It helps if you shim the edges of the flywheel...

It helps if you shim the edges of the flywheel against the case with a couple flat blade screw drivers. Then usually one whack does it.
Also, inspect the flywheel nut itself. Some of the newer...
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