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Forum: Shop & Safety 06-03-2020, 08:28 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
[QUOTE=Rob65;755770]Door looks good. I see...

[QUOTE=Rob65;755770]Door looks good.

I see you are filling the shop up nicely. It won’t be long and you will be ready for a formal inspection and certification from your local SFT inspector to...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-31-2020, 07:30 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Mostly finished.

Mostly finished.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-31-2020, 07:27 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Put the roll door in yesterday finally.

Put the roll door in yesterday finally.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-28-2020, 07:58 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Here's a look inside my control cabinet on the...

Here's a look inside my control cabinet on the Gorton.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-28-2020, 12:12 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
The default setting is for it to ramp up to the...

The default setting is for it to ramp up to the set Hz whrn I hit start and for it to ramp down when I hit stop on the drive. Probably takes two seconds each way.

What would the 24 volts do? ...
Forum: Machining 05-25-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By OldRedFord
I took the belt guards off the Cincinnati drill....

I took the belt guards off the Cincinnati drill. Found a builders tag too. It's a Cincinatti Bickford just like the other drill.

https://youtu.be/e9ABLXt2QGg

https://youtu.be/ikM2HGhTC7I
Forum: Machining 05-24-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By OldRedFord
Noted issues. I guess I need to change...

Noted issues.


I guess I need to change the heaters in the overload of the motor starter. It's a Allen Bradly size 0. It was set up for 480 volts but I figured out how to rewire for 240 volts....
Forum: Machining 05-24-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By OldRedFord
Messing with the Girton mill

First chips on my Gorton 1-22 Mastermill

Just messing around. 5/8 end mill and 12l14 steel.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-24-2020, 04:04 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
I've got it wired such that the drive feeds power...

I've got it wired such that the drive feeds power into the motor starter. Same set up for both drills.

This afternoon I rewired the Gorton to run off 220 3 phase instead of 480. Also had to...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-23-2020, 10:21 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Variable speed drive I orderd off Banggood came...

Variable speed drive I orderd off Banggood came in Thursday. It's 220 single phase in and 220 three phase out. Supposed to be good for 5 horsepower.

I got it so I could use either of my drill...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,983
Posted By OldRedFord
No but I need wheel stops :D I will add some...

No but I need wheel stops :D

I will add some hardware cloth soon for safety. For now it gets to hang out under the stairs out of the way and kinda blocked in.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-19-2020, 08:49 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Oh look scaffolding. Just need to install the...

Oh look scaffolding. Just need to install the safety rail right.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-19-2020, 04:03 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Another distraction. These beams and 1/4" plate...

Another distraction. These beams and 1/4" plate will become a welding table.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-19-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,983
Posted By OldRedFord
Pics of the fan in action.

Pics of the fan in action.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-17-2020, 08:26 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
I put a 1 hp 1725 rpm motor with a 2" iirc drive...

I put a 1 hp 1725 rpm motor with a 2" iirc drive pulley on. Works nice and moves LOTS of air.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-17-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,126
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Posted By OldRedFord
I know it looks like it's filling up but there's...

I know it looks like it's filling up but there's been so.e behind the scene stuff going on.

We cleaned out the maintnence shop at my day job and I got a few buckets of assorted hardware, a Niagra...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-16-2020, 07:50 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Went to Tifton to see Keith Rucker about a...

Went to Tifton to see Keith Rucker about a bandsaw and some fan motors and to look at his metal planer project.

Got a few extra things also.

Mics and gauges and a Square. A two speed bandsaw.
Forum: Welding 05-14-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,378
Posted By OldRedFord
Welding cable reels

Why are welding cable reels so dang expensive?

Any ideas for cheap but workable alternatives? Friend is setting up a mobile welding service.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-14-2020, 10:12 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
I've got some scaffolding on order.

I've got some scaffolding on order.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-10-2020, 07:07 PM
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Posted By OldRedFord
Not much of a update but my floor blocking is...

Not much of a update but my floor blocking is done. Also was given a True cooler. Model GDM-26. Im told it works but it was free.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-03-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 58,917
Posted By OldRedFord
Worked on my loft floor and did some cleaning....

Worked on my loft floor and did some cleaning. Swept up two wheelbarrow full of dirt.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,983
Posted By OldRedFord
Back when I was younger I had a small forge that...

Back when I was younger I had a small forge that I used a standard light dimmer switch to control the blower I used. Worked nice.


Old Craftsman table saw I have had a 3450 rpm motor with a 2.5...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-02-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 58,917
Posted By OldRedFord
Tin got off plumb.

Tin got off plumb.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-02-2020, 07:18 PM
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Views: 58,917
Posted By OldRedFord
https://youtu.be/qXUl26j-ro4 Uploaded a...

https://youtu.be/qXUl26j-ro4

Uploaded a YouTube video. Enjoy.
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-28-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 58,917
Posted By OldRedFord
I'm working on the sweeping. The house end is...

I'm working on the sweeping. The house end is nicely clean now. 1/3 of the shop side is swept.

Believe it or.not ive kept the dirt in the middle under the roof leak so I can remember where they...
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