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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-01-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By allessence
Hay Budden my favorite maker.. :) 67lbs ...

Hay Budden my favorite maker.. :) 67lbs



It's not often I am enthusiastic about forging and item to give to someone, let alone 2 items..

I was extremely happy to make both the fork and...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-31-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By allessence
Cutter's Anvil new home..

So, quite a while ago Cutter and I were talking and one thing led to the next and he ended up leaving me his anvil..

Markttu, contacted me after Cutters passing letting me know he left it to me.....
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-31-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,538
Posted By allessence
Johnboy, now you have opened up a whole new...

Johnboy, now you have opened up a whole new world.. Congrats..

that forge and anvil will serve very well indeed.. that is excellent..
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-31-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
Oh, 1 other thing.. An oil fired water heater...

Oh, 1 other thing.. An oil fired water heater would be about perfect for a part time oil fired forge.. Built in stack and with just some sealer on the insulation (which is high temp) one could have...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-31-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
Thanks.. So the heater works marginally...

Thanks..

So the heater works marginally when left outside and intaking 20f air to run over the heat exchanger. The temperature rise is not enough to trigger the limit switch unless the blower...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-06-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
Giddy up right.. Of course just get the heater...

Giddy up right.. Of course just get the heater done and now next week is supposed to be in the 50's..



I watched 2 videos.. 1 on the bypass and 1 on pump tear down.

There is a bunch of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-05-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
I have a Heavy 10awg extension cord. I do...

I have a Heavy 10awg extension cord.

I do have a 8500watt generator too if need be, but so far just the cord.


that is a great question.. I don't really have an answer.. I suppose it's...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-05-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
It's tough sometimes to get motivated when it's...

It's tough sometimes to get motivated when it's cold out..

The farrier work has got to be done.. I mean it's how I pay for all this stuff..

But, nothing in the shop really could be done in...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-05-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
So, that's really about it.. Just a few steps...

So, that's really about it.. Just a few steps closer to getting things together..

The heater is a big thing.. It's been in the 20F here or colder.. Inside the shop has been even colder so with...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-05-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
So, onto electric.. I was diligent on all fronts...

So, onto electric.. I was diligent on all fronts with contacting them and following up on all fronts..

I met with the engineer and since all the conduit, all the cable (aka MCM500 390ft ) all...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-05-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
Update time.. I have not done a thing in...

Update time..

I have not done a thing in the shop since the 2nd snow storm as far as work goes.. I've gone in an played with stuff and moved stuff around some..

But it was just to cold.. ...
Forum: Welding 02-22-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,532
Posted By allessence
Hi Mike, so after all this time how did you make...

Hi Mike, so after all this time how did you make out with the Esseti?
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-25-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
thanks.. I'm hopeful it will happen any day.. I...

thanks.. I'm hopeful it will happen any day.. I don't want to order the sand to early and have it freeze and definitely don't want to open the ground because of the high water table. Just knowing...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-23-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
For sure.. it is interesting that 400amps is...

For sure.. it is interesting that 400amps is still not wide spread here..

It's also interesting that they call a true 320amp service a 400amp, but a true 400amp is another step up animal wise.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-23-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
I believe that is called a meter cabinet.. ...

I believe that is called a meter cabinet..

No need here at least for the time being. The rules are always in favor of the power company unless you run off grid.

There is an exclusion in...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-23-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
Also, because the electrician won't be around...

Also, because the electrician won't be around till items are installed I asked the electrical inspector if it was ok to run the conduit and wire before pulling the permit (have to be a licensed...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-23-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
thanks guys.. the help has been useful.. :) ...

thanks guys.. the help has been useful.. :)

I submitted the information to the 1st person and it then went to the engineer.. I sent over an email explaining the situation with the paperwork and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-29-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
I'm actually struggling a bit.. I'm not wired...

I'm actually struggling a bit.. I'm not wired for this kind of stuff..

I'm a factual person with a lets get it done perspective.. So, all this "Not knowing" what is what and who judges what and...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-29-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
If it were summer time.. I'd invite you uncle to...

If it were summer time.. I'd invite you uncle to come stay.. :)


contractors in NE want their money.. I will have to hire someone to do the meter install and connect to the panels.. Once this...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-29-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
I did order the garage door and got a Cloplay...

I did order the garage door and got a Cloplay 3730

It's a 3" THICK door and a 5ft high lift.. the clearance overhead is 6ft to mount of the torsion spring.

I ended up getting a good deal...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-29-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,337
Posted By allessence
So Yes they are breakers but also referenced as...

So Yes they are breakers but also referenced as disconnects as they are mounted outside the building and is how the fire and popo can shut off power if need be. So hence disconnect.


ON this...
Forum: Machining 12-15-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By allessence
So, greywynd has given me a ton of info.. ...

So, greywynd has given me a ton of info..

Lots of connections too.

I reached out to one of the guys he shared and "Wow". what a lot of great info.


I learned a bunch just talking on the...
Forum: Machining 12-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By allessence
What sould I pick up for a diamond wheel dresser?

What sould I pick up for a diamond wheel dresser?
Forum: Machining 12-14-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By allessence
Norm, If that does happen I will have to bolt on...

Norm, If that does happen I will have to bolt on a catch basket. :)

I'll figure something out when the time comes since it does not have a splash guard nor sheet where one belongs.

I will do...
Forum: Machining 12-13-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By allessence
Yes, it still has a pump at the base of the...

Yes, it still has a pump at the base of the column.

It has the hydraulic pump and the coolant pump.

It does not have a cable. it is a rack and pinion.

A manual would be excellent.. Lots...
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