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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By BukitCase
"CTRL and +" - you can also hold CTRL and use the...

"CTRL and +" - you can also hold CTRL and use the scroll wheel up OR down, if your mouse has one (been a LONG time since I saw a mouse WITHOUT a scroll wheel, maybe I'm just sheltered :devil:)
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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-27-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By BukitCase
"I've only seen this once in my 'shop' life, but...

"I've only seen this once in my 'shop' life, but I darn sure never forgot it"

Jef, me too, probably for the same reasons (as in, WTF??!?) - mine is on my Grizzly mill - there's a dog point set...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-08-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By BukitCase
I have a bit newer RZT50 ('bout 2009, Kawasaki...

I have a bit newer RZT50 ('bout 2009, Kawasaki engine), and my seat switch was on the N.C. lugs (sit on it, it OPENS) - simply pulled off one of the spade lugs, no more problem - the "reverse blade...
Forum: Machining 06-07-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,814
Posted By BukitCase
The one in that Amazon link is spring-loaded...

The one in that Amazon link is spring-loaded reverse (NOT maintained) - might be a PITA if you wanna run the lathe in reverse... Steve
Forum: Welding 05-15-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By BukitCase
I have the PM45 - it lists cut speed at 4" a...

I have the PM45 - it lists cut speed at 4" a minute for 1" mild. The XP version lists 7" a minute. At 1/4" it's 60 IPM versus 90 IPM.

Way to suss out those "subtle" differences Jack :devil:
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Forum: Machining 05-07-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Posted By BukitCase
As someone who just paid $48 for ONE solid...

As someone who just paid $48 for ONE solid carbide 1/2" 4 flute center cutting end mill, there's no doubt in my mind that if you sucked any harder there'd be tornado alerts in your area :rolleyes:
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Forum: Shop & Safety 05-04-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 42,333
Posted By BukitCase
Or, if gettin' at the turbo is too much work, you...

Or, if gettin' at the turbo is too much work, you could just bypass the turbo with a piece of radiator hose - then, when you mash the throttle, you could just pretend it's an early diesel Rabbit...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By BukitCase
Your stripped solenoid fix is orders of magnitude...

Your stripped solenoid fix is orders of magnitude classier than mine; one of my tractors has been starting just fine for a couple YEARS with a pair of 4" vise grips clamping the connection :D
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Forum: Shop & Safety 04-26-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,223
Posted By BukitCase
Damn, and I thought MY projects were ambitious...

Damn, and I thought MY projects were ambitious :eek: - Still, sounds like you have things pretty well figured out...

Re: containers - wife was watching a show on Netflix a few months back - I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-24-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,548
Posted By BukitCase
If you want more traction, you can (used to,...

If you want more traction, you can (used to, anyway) buy actual pre-formed grouser material - when I had my little Oliver OC-46 about 45 years ago (loader version of an OC-4) I was using it in sandy...
Forum: Machining 04-17-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,324
Posted By BukitCase
I ran into the exact same problem with my old...

I ran into the exact same problem with my old taiwan-built press - went to drill some #60 holes in a circuit board, but the bit tried to act like a fly cutter (in ORBIT around the place I WANTED a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-12-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By BukitCase
"Does the electric valves provide any tactal...

"Does the electric valves provide any tactal feedback or partial open?"

Your "previous owner" answered that; BUT....

IF you run an existing circuit thru the ones I use (like bucket curl) you...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-11-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By BukitCase
Dang, as usual I'm whupped before I even START :D

Dang, as usual I'm whupped before I even START :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-11-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By BukitCase
"Lots of ways to go......" No kidding :D;...

"Lots of ways to go......"

No kidding :D; where'd you find the info on open center for that tractor? Is there a better look-up site than tractordata.com? If so I'd appreciate a link, it's always...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-11-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By BukitCase
http://www.tractordata.com/farm-tractors/000/4/1/4...

http://www.tractordata.com/farm-tractors/000/4/1/413-david-brown-995.html

If the loader's original, that tractor should handle a ton or more - that site usually has more info on things like...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-09-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,984
Posted By BukitCase
Andy, your symptoms sound EXACTLY like mine were...

Andy, your symptoms sound EXACTLY like mine were about 40 years ago before we moved back to Oregon from Kalipornya - 340 foot well, all of a sudden no water - with a stethoscope I could hear the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-30-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By BukitCase
I haven't bought a dry cut YET, but I HAVE done a...

I haven't bought a dry cut YET, but I HAVE done a bit of "research" (AKA "drooling" - and this is the one that'll get my biz

https://www.discountsteel.com/items/Evolution_EVOSAW380.cfm

It's...
Forum: Welding 03-11-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By BukitCase
Most liner specs I've seen (I have an MM252 and...

Most liner specs I've seen (I have an MM252 and MM211) use same liner for .030 and .035, .023 isn't as stiff and uses a different liner.

I stick with .035 Lincoln L56 - L56 'cause it always WORKS,...
Forum: Welding 03-03-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,209
Posted By BukitCase
" I couldn’t justify the cost of the gas as being...

" I couldn’t justify the cost of the gas as being worth it."

Clive, in my area the flux core wire runs about $3.80 more PER POUND than solid core - so one 11 pound spool would PAY for the gas...
Forum: Fabrication 02-28-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,057
Posted By BukitCase
I picked up a couple of the HF ones a while back...

I picked up a couple of the HF ones a while back on sale; chain length limits you to about 6" diameter, but I needed longer for something (don't recall what) - discovered you can "daisy-chain" 'em...
Forum: Welding 02-08-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By BukitCase
Went hunting; try this ...

Went hunting; try this
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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-06-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By BukitCase
"This is multi strand conductor whereas ethernet...

"This is multi strand conductor whereas ethernet cable is solid. " - Nope, depends -

https://www.monoprice.com/category?c_id=102&cp_id=10234&cs_id=1023402

Cat5 and 6 can be had either way,...
Forum: Welding 01-05-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,801
Posted By BukitCase
Dunno about OTHER inverter based machines, but my...

Dunno about OTHER inverter based machines, but my new MM211 is SPECIFICALLY rated for 50 or 60 hZ - my OLD (transformer) one was 60 hZ ONLY... Steve
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-03-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,701
Posted By BukitCase
OK, please IGNORE all the idiotic crap in the...

OK, please IGNORE all the idiotic crap in the last few posts, looks like I either need a brain re-boot or a LOT stronger coffee :rolleyes:

I FINALLY figured out how to read that contactor spec...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-03-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,701
Posted By BukitCase
HOLD THE PHONE.... Just read further on...

HOLD THE PHONE....

Just read further on their data sheet - appears that ALL the control coils want nine amps regardless of voltage (makes sense, since CURRENT is what does the work in a solenoid)...
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