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Forum: Welding 04-27-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By JohnBoy
here it would be similar to what camdigger...

here it would be similar to what camdigger mentioned in Asia.

Most lads nowadays are running inverters and a genny if there's no power available.

The typical american welding truck just doesnt...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-20-2021, 02:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,307
Posted By JohnBoy
clutch shouldnt disengage hydraulics on the 135,...

clutch shouldnt disengage hydraulics on the 135, it's a much better setup than a 20.

Join thefarmingforum.co.uk, go to the classic machinery section and introduce yourself. those boys know...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,307
Posted By JohnBoy
One of the greatest tractors ever made, well...

One of the greatest tractors ever made, well wear.


What engine is it? Perkins?

Every single part is available for them
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By JohnBoy
Called thunderbolts over here. Thru bolts...

Called thunderbolts over here.

Thru bolts would be another name for hilti bolts here
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-09-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,307
Posted By JohnBoy
i know ag is mostly of a much bigger scale...

i know ag is mostly of a much bigger scale stateside but over here these last 5 years or so everything new has been going up so fast in value that people can't keep up.

it has lifted the whole...
Forum: Fabrication 04-08-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,420
Posted By JohnBoy
Lovely job elmer I've always been a...

Lovely job elmer




I've always been a fan of steps. jumping up and down off a machine all day long can often be the hardest thing on the body if you're doing something like fencing or cleanup...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-03-2021, 02:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,307
Posted By JohnBoy
The 780 is a good solid little tractor. Was most...

The 780 is a good solid little tractor. Was most likely also sold in the states as some form of Oliver with different tin work.

It's a conventional transmission, extremely well made too. David...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-31-2021, 02:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,307
Posted By JohnBoy
if your backhoe is a keeper I'd give serious...

if your backhoe is a keeper I'd give serious thought to trying to find the tractor it's based on, parts commonality and service knowledge are valuable things
Forum: Fabrication 03-23-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By JohnBoy
they're either serious overkill, or you need to...

they're either serious overkill, or you need to get your hand out of the cookie jar :devil:


They look very well.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-16-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,210
Posted By JohnBoy
are you using some sort of magic jig, or just...

are you using some sort of magic jig, or just cutting the first finger on all the boards then move over the fence 3/4" and cut all the second fingers and so on?


I don't own a table saw (I have...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-09-2021, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By JohnBoy
Channel isnt something I work with much, but my...

Channel isnt something I work with much, but my first question is does it sag any amount when placed on two blocks 15 feet apart?

I've sketched what I think you're proposing with the channels...
Forum: Fabrication 02-21-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,319
Posted By JohnBoy
Beautiful casket. They are something I...

Beautiful casket.

They are something I don't understand, the cost and detail that goes into some of them. At some point when I'm older, but not too old, I plan on making my own and flat packing...
Forum: Fabrication 02-10-2021, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,953
Posted By JohnBoy
I hate to be that guy, but are you sure that wall...

I hate to be that guy, but are you sure that wall is solid?

I know I'm 5000 miles away on the internet, and it can be hard to judge scale but that looks like 6 inch blocks from here.

Where I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-25-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,330
Posted By JohnBoy
what voltage is the 400 amps at? Is it 400...

what voltage is the 400 amps at?

Is it 400 amps at 110v or 400 amps at 220v?
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-22-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,565
Posted By JohnBoy
Greywynd that's genius. Shelf space to floor...

Greywynd that's genius. Shelf space to floor space. sign me up as a tester when you have the basics of a plan!



I got lights up in the shedstension which helps obviously, just being able to...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-21-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,530
Posted By JohnBoy
After recent building work i had some scrap 9x2s...

After recent building work i had some scrap 9x2s so went with the measure to the knuckles method of getting a height.

Gave the wrecked anvil a bit of hammering. Theres a half decent bounce on the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-05-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,565
Posted By JohnBoy
That never gets old :D My obsession with...

That never gets old :D


My obsession with floor space continues....

I keep my building hand tools in a plastic wheely toolbox, I've had it forever but it takes floor space.

Used some more...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-05-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,565
Posted By JohnBoy
yeah there's a fair few bits up there already. ...

yeah there's a fair few bits up there already. this shed has been built to reclaim shop space, I'm working through all the crap in the shop and culling maybe 10% of that too so it all helps.


...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-05-2021, 05:09 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,565
Posted By JohnBoy
The goal was to have the shop capable of taking...

The goal was to have the shop capable of taking the golf in by christmas.

I got it in on the 23rd, and had some room to work, but not much.

I had a few jobs to do before it goes into winter...
Forum: Machining 01-05-2021, 03:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,210
Posted By JohnBoy
I didn't do much more at the time other than...

I didn't do much more at the time other than replace the bearings that had play in them. But I spent the little bit extra and bought SKF bearings which have lasted better. It's a pretty...
Forum: Machining 01-04-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,210
Posted By JohnBoy
Hi Guys. I'm trying to reclaim some space in...

Hi Guys.

I'm trying to reclaim some space in my shop. The bandsaw takes up 9 square feet, which is a lot in a 300sqft shop.

I'm planning on making a new stand for the saw, if I make it a bit...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-31-2020, 02:45 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,565
Posted By JohnBoy
The whole thing could dry out and turn to dust!!!...

The whole thing could dry out and turn to dust!!!

Makes a huge difference inside, with more shop organizing to come. These brackets will get all my steel and timber lengths out of the way and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-30-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,565
Posted By JohnBoy
Weather has been a bit patchy, plus Christmas so...

Weather has been a bit patchy, plus Christmas so I've been doing smaller jobs. Have sorted the timber cladding, put up a shelf on the gable, did the gutter and installed an outdoor power socket and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-18-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,565
Posted By JohnBoy
Yes, they're quite nice size and very high...

Yes, they're quite nice size and very high quality too. Our Central Bank (equivalent of the Fed) moved office buildings in Dublin a few years back and sold off all their furniture. My sister works...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-16-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,565
Posted By JohnBoy
Took down the shelves, painted the end wall, got...

Took down the shelves, painted the end wall, got the shelf on the cabinets up and nearly got the upper one done.

Some floor space is starting to emerge too!
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