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Forum: Fabrication 12-17-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,740
Posted By LW Hiway
I build/make BB guns, some folk claim their...

I build/make BB guns, some folk claim their pellet rifles. The Fed lets me call them BBguns, so be it.

I've given some as gifts, with an easily removable plug in the barrel. It's given as a toy, a...
Forum: Welding 12-06-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,570
Posted By LW Hiway
Great mention, a worthy product to control...

Great mention, a worthy product to control surrounding prts and heat

There's several dozen type, manf's etc. I've used two with Northrop welding burner cans on the Boeing engines when necessary....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-05-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By LW Hiway
Sorry, a quad. As i've never even road a show...

Sorry, a quad. As i've never even road a show machine, I tend to not speak in those terms. lol

I do think this one has the 2cyl, 4 stroke Suzy, which will allow the use of my factory tooling with...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-05-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By LW Hiway
New tool, 05 artic cat 650cc

Due to a new type of income over the last few years, rolling out and buying needed but oft times hard to justify, larger more expensive tools.

Buying another item with an engine, while I drink a...
Forum: Fabrication 11-29-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,506
Posted By LW Hiway
Milo, since buying the HD, suddenly I'm in need...

Milo, since buying the HD, suddenly I'm in need of a trailer for hauling bikes, 2 a breast or zero turns or 4 wheelers.

I'm doing work on generators, small gas or diesel jobs, we are hurricane...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-29-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By LW Hiway
This story reminds me of all the fuse block work...

This story reminds me of all the fuse block work I did in my house garage
at home on Dodge trucks and cars 70's thru 80's.

Easy fixes but annoying as heck to trouble shoot. lol
Forum: Fabrication 11-01-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,564
Posted By LW Hiway
We used things similar on our 707’s for pre final...

We used things similar on our 707’s for pre final Assembly pins. The partial notch is to repeat an exact location and the full notch would be for securing.

At least in my world they were.

A...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-17-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,294
Posted By LW Hiway
This will serve you well, forever. :)

This will serve you well, forever. :)
Forum: Welding 05-27-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,318
Posted By LW Hiway
As more time goes by, having some robust machines...

As more time goes by, having some robust machines in use in the shop, I'm doing some neat things which due to said machines, life is made much easier.

With TIG, a new found love for simple fitups...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-18-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 975
Posted By LW Hiway
Exploring the H.O. Studley tool chest

Ive been aware of this item for awhile now.
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVEKmlhP2Ss)
Thought I'd share the uniqueness of it.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-17-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,227
Posted By LW Hiway
I was in need of a few of these brick for a forge...

I was in need of a few of these brick for a forge update. Ended up making my own with Aircrete, Pearlite and waterglass.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-12-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,001
Posted By LW Hiway
I'm one that likes that bit of rustic, hand made...

I'm one that likes that bit of rustic, hand made look.

It will out last most of what could be bought that would also look perfect, but not be of this quality.

Well done. Really well done.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-12-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By LW Hiway
Agreed. I love using my engine hoists around...

Agreed.

I love using my engine hoists around the place on slabs. Problem is, those darn feet. Never in the right place to straddle anything. sigh
Forum: Fabrication 05-10-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,400
Posted By LW Hiway
Nice neat work. The second pic looks like a...

Nice neat work.

The second pic looks like a big screen tv. :)
Forum: Fabrication 05-10-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,087
Posted By LW Hiway
Matt, not knowing just how much 'graving' you do,...

Matt, not knowing just how much 'graving' you do, it's good hand/eye training to do by hand. After a year or two, it's time for something beefier.

I made a nice vacuum graver, like the pro dudes...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-09-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,538
Posted By LW Hiway
Wow John, that anvil must have a colorful...

Wow John, that anvil must have a colorful history. :)

For several years now, I've enjoyed having a box forge, crucible forge and a typical Smithy's hole. I can use propane, coal and heavy oils for...
Forum: Machining 05-09-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By LW Hiway
nice add

nice add
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-06-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,222
Posted By LW Hiway
It has been years since I relied on using those...

It has been years since I relied on using those wire ports. More so only because it's my choice. Rather have that screw head doing some work.

Feeding off the back of that recept. is also something...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-02-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By LW Hiway
Flow abilities of an automotive water pump

Just curious, would anyone have an idea of just how well an automotive engines water pump handle pumping heavier fluids over a water/antifreeze mixture like light oils such as heavy equipment...
Forum: Fabrication 04-29-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,140
Posted By LW Hiway
I've got a total of 5 of these floor pockets in...

I've got a total of 5 of these floor pockets in the garage and 3 in the main bay of my shop.

They do come in handy more often than one would think.
Forum: Fabrication 04-28-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,906
Posted By LW Hiway
:) Nice stuff is still nice stuff. I'd be...

:)
Nice stuff is still nice stuff. I'd be choosing a color scheme. lol
Forum: Fabrication 04-28-2020, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By LW Hiway
I'm glad someone else saw this. lol My only...

I'm glad someone else saw this. lol

My only point. :)
Forum: Fabrication 04-28-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,934
Posted By LW Hiway
FWIW, the thing as drawn was fab'd as shown. ...

FWIW, the thing as drawn was fab'd as shown.

Works great, only one problem. Cutting roots with a Super A with a healthy 13 hp just won't slice a very big root. lol

Of course, my White 4wd FL...
Forum: Fabrication 04-28-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,906
Posted By LW Hiway
Here I have to make do with 2 pcs of all thread...

Here I have to make do with 2 pcs of all thread rod and a sleeve nut. :)

You guys are too fancy. lol

Nice set Platy
Forum: Fabrication 04-26-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,659
Posted By LW Hiway
making a spade bit

I had a need to make a spade bit to cut holes into tree stumps to rid them on the place.

I happened along on this video, got a few ideas from it etc,

All was good until he got to the part of...
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