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Forum: Machining Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By Ironman
Shhh. Digr, that is a oil retaining...

Shhh. Digr, that is a oil retaining compound.:devil:
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By Ironman
Tap and Die box

I have this tap and die set that is in the roll chest and is my go to tap set. However, the metal box had flimsy plastic crap to hold the dies. It was becoming brittle and pieces were snapping off....
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Ironman
Quoting yerself saves typing. We did it, 10.5C...

Quoting yerself saves typing.
We did it, 10.5C at the house. Things melting and water rolling down the ditches.
Tim gave up on finishing til Monday, because it was just like stirring soup. We were...
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Ironman
I got up this morning at 6 with a bit of sun and...

I got up this morning at 6 with a bit of sun and 0 degrees, and now clouded and -2
Unless things change the +10 is not going to fly with the cold front coming in.
Supposed to rain this evening, but...
Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Ironman
Today is the first double digits temp, also first...

Today is the first double digits temp, also first night of no freezing temp.
But due to the global warming bs, we had this scenario on March 22 last year, and the construction site became a sea of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-08-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,556
Posted By Ironman
Hey RMack, it's been a while, hope you keep us...

Hey RMack, it's been a while, hope you keep us updated on your adventure.
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-08-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Ironman
Today's progress came to a halt because an upper...

Today's progress came to a halt because an upper track roller is squealing mightily, and tomorrow it will be changed.
Tim and truck driver in training. The lad did very good considering how greasy...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-08-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Ironman
In Alberta we drive as the crow flies:D Spent...

In Alberta we drive as the crow flies:D
Spent the day enlarging my clay pit a little and I pushed and wheel packed for the dump truck as the fill was brought in..
Now we brought the hoe back to...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-08-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By Ironman
Suburban Renewal

Finally, after many delays, we are on the edge of spring. It has gone from -18 nights to no frost at night for tomorrow. Tomorrow day forcast for +10 or 50F.
Through the cold my friend Tim with the...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-06-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Ironman
That last picture shows a real nice thin blade....

That last picture shows a real nice thin blade. In the right hands that should be able to do many things.
Nice work, Jen
Forum: Welding 04-01-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Ironman
When you get that new underground line installed,...

When you get that new underground line installed, may be time to run another line to the shop at the same time.
Forum: Welding 04-01-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Ironman
Line loss, never heard of it, I have 3/4" steel...

Line loss, never heard of it, I have 3/4" steel lines throughout the shop with 1/2 steel drops.
I went that pressure 25 years ago, because I could not remove the wheel nuts of my truck. One time...
Forum: Welding 04-01-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Ironman
For most of what I do, I want full pressure,...

For most of what I do, I want full pressure, impacts, grinders, blow guns, are very happy with lots of pressure. You can't paint, or use a nailer, or plasma, at my tank pressure though.
Forum: Fabrication 04-01-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Ironman
I like your table, nice find.

I like your table, nice find.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-01-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,844
Posted By Ironman
I forgot how wide the shop is going to be, but if...

I forgot how wide the shop is going to be, but if lifting long trusses, you need a spreader bar so the truss is lifted in two points. Here's how I did my spreader.
Forum: Welding 03-31-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Ironman
The output from the machine is adjustable from 40...

The output from the machine is adjustable from 40 to 75 psi.
I've been searching the net for info on regulators and found this, discussing a two regulator system:
As you choose a higher and higher...
Forum: Welding 03-31-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Ironman
I went astray assuming that the regulator in the...

I went astray assuming that the regulator in the machine would do the job, and at least in my case it does not. It may be fine at 120psi incoming air but that's it.
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-30-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 49,081
Posted By Ironman
Like the door, it looks good. You know, an 1/8"...

Like the door, it looks good.
You know, an 1/8" isn't going to make a noticeable difference. The stair base you have looks good from here.
The human mind is trained to 7 and 10 stairs, and if you...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-30-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,844
Posted By Ironman
It sounds like a good father&son project. And...

It sounds like a good father&son project. And three days to do that is about right for an old guy:D
Forum: Welding 03-30-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 491
Posted By Ironman
Plasma Torch thoughts

I have tweaked and fine tuned my settings for the plasma table over the years to try to get the perfect dross free cut.
I began to notice that when the machine is blowing air for tip cool down,...
Forum: Welding 03-30-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Ironman
If you do get into the guts of it, check that the...

If you do get into the guts of it, check that the photocells are functioning properly and are clean of smoke.
Forum: Welding 03-29-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Ironman
Has this got wet or been in the rain at any time?...

Has this got wet or been in the rain at any time?
They all use the same electronics, and I have killed one, not Miller brand, but they are the same under the plastic. It was just a little rain and I...
Forum: Machining 03-24-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Ironman
That is going to be way better than a cast vise

That is going to be way better than a cast vise
Forum: Machining 03-24-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Ironman
Nice vise Ted. What is the story behind it? did...

Nice vise Ted.
What is the story behind it? did you build it?
Forum: Machining 03-24-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 672
Posted By Ironman
Are these bolts to attach buckets on a vertical...

Are these bolts to attach buckets on a vertical belt?
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