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Forum: Fabrication 08-14-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,352
Posted By Don_S
https://www.parker.com/Literature/O-Ring%20Divisio...

https://www.parker.com/Literature/O-Ring%20Division%20Literature/ORD%205700.pdf

Everyone that messes with making stuff with o-rings needs one of these. Go to page 136 and start reading. For...
Forum: Fabrication 06-16-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,913
Posted By Don_S
That may be but a railroad coupler will knock a...

That may be but a railroad coupler will knock a couple of teeth off the drum and it will start vibrating like a banshee. I had a Rayco C100 sitting at my place for a month or so while Rayco was...
Forum: Fabrication 05-01-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,072
Posted By Don_S
You need some technology like Creaform. ...

You need some technology like Creaform.

https://www.creaform3d.com/en

You may want to contact them to see if anyone local has their kit. It may be a possible source for a 3d file that foundry...
Forum: Machining 05-01-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By Don_S
1144 stress-proof is another option for a vice...

1144 stress-proof is another option for a vice screw.

Don
Forum: Machining 02-26-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,658
Posted By Don_S
Another vote!! Don S Also if you ran a...

Another vote!!

Don S

Also if you ran a barrel top parts cleaner on top of a plastic drum would that alleviate the corrosion problem?
Forum: Machining 02-26-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By Don_S
Most Bridgeport's and similar knee mills use a...

Most Bridgeport's and similar knee mills use a drum switch to change forward / reverse of the motor. Speed changes are generally via a Reeves drive or a belt change. All of the Bridgeport / clones...
Forum: Machining 02-01-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By Don_S
It's pretty common for austenitic stainless...

It's pretty common for austenitic stainless steels to be slightly magnetic after cold work. The magnetism is not nearly as much as carbon steels but it is noticeable. Machining will add a small...
Forum: Machining 02-01-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,309
Posted By Don_S
I will say that even with the -22F ambient that...

I will say that even with the -22F ambient that my car reported yesterday morning the shop was still 53°F using only a 1500W space heater and the lights to keep it warm. My shop is 1500 sq ft but...
Forum: Welding 01-30-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,469
Posted By Don_S
Just to follow up. The Lincolns were IdealArc...

Just to follow up. The Lincolns were IdealArc CV655 power sources. Talking to the maintenance guy that does most of the in house welder repair and he said the Lincolns would overheat doing air arc....
Forum: Welding 01-25-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,676
Posted By Don_S
Welders at work are issued these: ...

Welders at work are issued these:

https://multimedia.3m.com/mws/media/763146O/speedglas-9100-air-and-fx-air.pdf


There are 2 different air regulators available. One that cools and one that...
Forum: Welding 01-25-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,469
Posted By Don_S
Fronius. Bought them from our LWS. They...

Fronius. Bought them from our LWS.

They had had them for at least 5 years and had not had any issues with any of them. Their techs were helpful in developing programs to run SS MIG without...
Forum: Welding 01-24-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,469
Posted By Don_S
Or Fronius if you are looking at pulsed MIG. The...

Or Fronius if you are looking at pulsed MIG. The last place I worked did all food grade SS work and we went Fronius and never looked back. Still used Miller Dynasty TIG welders (each station had...
Forum: Fabrication 01-07-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By Don_S
... and it has a hitch in the back just in case...

... and it has a hitch in the back just in case it wasn't heavy enough to start, you can hook up a double.

Don
Forum: Machining 12-12-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,681
Posted By Don_S
On the compatibility page you get. ...

On the compatibility page you get.

Compatibility

This product works with the following lathes:

Harbor Freight 33684 Central Machinery 7x10 Mini Lathe
Harbor Freight 93212 Central...
Forum: Machining 12-11-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By Don_S
You need to add some oil cups for your bearings.

You need to add some oil cups for your bearings.
Forum: Welding 12-11-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,666
Posted By Don_S
One thing you need to be careful of using your...

One thing you need to be careful of using your coat hangers in any critical applications. If they are 304, 304 is typically not used for a filler metal. They recommend 308 or 316 and 309L for...
Forum: Machining 12-11-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Don_S
Looks like you made it from an old worm drive...

Looks like you made it from an old worm drive gearbox. What ratio is it?

The device on the left side of the first picture is the brake?

That's a pretty slick setup.

Don S
Forum: Machining 12-11-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Don_S
That's a good story Cutter. Just in case...

That's a good story Cutter.

Just in case anyone wants to borrow any details here are some prints.

Don S
Forum: Machining 12-10-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Don_S
New vise Jaws

Well, I thought the old composite vice jaws were getting pretty chewed up on my drill press vice. I took one off and discovered it was drilled to use a 3/8 shcs to attach mill vice jaws. I decided...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-17-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,943
Posted By Don_S
Damn, that cost me $102. (got to get free...

Damn, that cost me $102. (got to get free shipping)

Don
Forum: Fabrication 11-10-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By Don_S
The software packages that people use with the...

The software packages that people use with the hobbyist type plasma cutters and cnc routers will sometimes have a raster to vector converter for the guys doing art type work. You have to convert to...
Forum: Fabrication 08-21-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By Don_S
Parallelogram should work. (crappy Crayola...

Parallelogram should work. (crappy Crayola sketch attached).

Offset receiver with a parallelogram linkage of tubing / flat bar. You would probably want to bush the joints to keep them from...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-19-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,718
Posted By Don_S
When I went from 3/8" to 1/2" hose for my 1/2"...

When I went from 3/8" to 1/2" hose for my 1/2" impact it was night and day. You want the restriction to be the air tool not any of the piping before it. The impact I have is an air hog

I need to...
Forum: Machining 08-19-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,928
Posted By Don_S
Mine was on the back and is going back on the...

Mine was on the back and is going back on the back. The front of the table is valuable real estate. It's a little unconventional but, I was at a vendor's shop last Friday and they were using a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By Don_S
I need to add restrictors to my log splitter. 28...

I need to add restrictors to my log splitter. 28 gpm pump and 1.5" and 2.5" cylinders make for some fast reactions if you don't feather the handle.

I bought some fittings and tapped them for set...
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