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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 02-22-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,825
Posted By Ironman
Good going, John. In your climate, the brick...

Good going, John.
In your climate, the brick will always have some moisture absorbed from the air.
I would say after the firing you just did I would just give it a half throttle fire and then full...
Forum: Machining 02-21-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 365
Posted By Ironman
Why not pull the Chuck backplate and make a new...

Why not pull the Chuck backplate and make a new one. Take it to someone with a lathe and cut the thread you need into it.
Forum: Machining 02-18-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Ironman
Cast can be welded easily, and for a simple tooth...

Cast can be welded easily, and for a simple tooth in a rack, a new tooth can be shaped with a zip disk.
Forum: Machining 02-17-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Ironman
Easy to do ...

Easy to do


https://www.onlinetoolreviews.com/reviews/easyriser
Forum: Fabrication 02-17-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,207
Posted By Ironman
Exclamation Seeing as we are reviving this old thread, I'll...

Seeing as we are reviving this old thread,
I'll say I am happy as hell with my air extraction table. It is important to open he door or window before cutting, though, as the whole shop will be under...
Forum: Fabrication 02-14-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By Ironman
That's an unusual drillpress, most have a rack...

That's an unusual drillpress, most have a rack gear and crank, even the bench top units.
However, your solution will do it just to fine.
Forum: Fabrication 02-14-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Ironman
In almost any scrappers yard I have been at,...

In almost any scrappers yard I have been at, there is usually a pile set aside of salable dimensional steel that goes for scrap price plus 20%
Forum: Machining 02-12-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 722
Posted By Ironman
That is a good idea, I can see that for pulling...

That is a good idea, I can see that for pulling jammed cotter pins out.
Forum: Welding 02-09-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 632
Posted By Ironman
Hey tansit, good to have you back:)

Hey tansit, good to have you back:)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-09-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By Ironman
You are correct. A 30% increase is about right.

You are correct. A 30% increase is about right.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-09-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Ironman
The carbon pile type battery tester is the only...

The carbon pile type battery tester is the only accurate way to test any battery, from a lawnmower to a D6 battery
Good score.
Forum: Machining 02-09-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By Ironman
good work, and a good exercise to keep your...

good work, and a good exercise to keep your skills sharp
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-09-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Ironman
The weather must have improved. Tractor looks...

The weather must have improved.
Tractor looks good, I can see the job of installing the front end loader frame will take the two of you.
Forum: Fabrication 02-02-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,967
Posted By Ironman
They will be taught that this harms trees, is bad...

They will be taught that this harms trees, is bad for the environment, and that greedy capitalists are exploiting child labor to make the boxes.

Probably a bad idea.:(
Forum: Machining 02-01-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Ironman
Walter, you got lots to teach us. Thank you.

Walter, you got lots to teach us. Thank you.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-29-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ironman
Every charger I have, from the 200 amp 12/24 to...

Every charger I have, from the 200 amp 12/24 to the 2/10 amp is from the landfill. All that ever happens is the circuit board has lost smoke. So it gets removed and wired up right.

I love...
Forum: Welding 01-22-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,378
Posted By Ironman
Hi Uniweld, welcome. If I was in you shoes, and...

Hi Uniweld, welcome.
If I was in you shoes, and was concerned about oil and oxygen and explosions. I would do this:


Have you ever installed a car headlight and the box said, "Do not touch the...
Forum: Machining 01-21-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By Ironman
Do you get enough traction just from tailstock...

Do you get enough traction just from tailstock pressure? I guess you must.
I 'll keep this in mind if I have to do a large disk.
Forum: Machining 01-21-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By Ironman
Don't worry Dubby, we'll torment them if they do...

Don't worry Dubby, we'll torment them if they do spam us.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-20-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By Ironman
Actually, my Lincoln is a 170 amp machine, but...

Actually, my Lincoln is a 170 amp machine, but still the critical components are plastic and look exactly like that. That was my point in the pictures. The Millers I've seen are metal drive systems....
Forum: Fabrication 01-19-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By Ironman
Does he plan to have a safety relief valve in the...

Does he plan to have a safety relief valve in the tank?
Good work on fixing the wound. I think you need to check for spider nests in the pedal. I have one of those and it works well.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-19-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By Ironman
Yes, there is a big difference Here's a picture...

Yes, there is a big difference Here's a picture of a Miller and a Lincoln 140. Everything black is plastic
I have both machines. I only run .023 wire in the lincoln, and it has stood up to sheet...
Forum: Machining 01-19-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,603
Posted By Ironman
Good, now back to making chips, eh?

Good, now back to making chips, eh?
Forum: Machining 01-19-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Ironman
Heck, you could pay that much for a steel...

Heck, you could pay that much for a steel shelving unit:D
Forum: Machining 01-19-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Ironman
The most important part, the ways, look ok. But...

The most important part, the ways, look ok. But it's one picture.
I think you can make it work. You may have to put a bushing or sleeve into the tailstock to get it to be tighter, but it's doable.
...
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