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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-21-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By staybusy
My life is just a 1000 page long "Oh God No"...

My life is just a 1000 page long "Oh God No" thread :D testing it out would make things too easy on myself.

Thanks for the diagram that will come in very handy. I'll try to pull the head off next...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-20-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,653
Posted By staybusy
A Bastard Frenchman Sold Me A Busted Drill Press

He claimed it was in great condition and I didn't have time to look it over until days after I bought it.

Any idea how to fix this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBsq5axRzzc

The lever to...
Forum: Fabrication 08-02-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By staybusy
More pics attached

More pics attached
Forum: Fabrication 08-02-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By staybusy
I'm using a 400w electric lawnmower DC motor...

I'm using a 400w electric lawnmower DC motor (brushed). It will have a variable speed throttle. I'd imagine it will deliver a slow but decent cruising speed. The original motor on it was 150w.
...
Forum: Fabrication 08-02-2022, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By staybusy
Scooter Axle

Just trying to put together a simple scooter axle and need some feedback so I don't ruin things as usual :D

Have a new tire with hub, the shaft fits perfectly inside flush. I"m planning on welding...
Forum: Fabrication 07-22-2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,912
Posted By staybusy
Had an interesting thought. If you can heat...

Had an interesting thought.

If you can heat mild steel in a carbon pack and have it absorb carbon, what would happen if you added chromium powder with the carbon?

Is it possible to create a...
Forum: Fabrication 07-21-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,397
Posted By staybusy
I've got a few: -5" dewalt corded -9"...

I've got a few:

-5" dewalt corded
-9" dewalt corded
-5" flexvolt dewalt cordless
-princess auto 9" polisher (can take angle grinder blades but I leave a heavy steel brush on it)

I've...
Forum: Fabrication 07-21-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,912
Posted By staybusy
Sorry for delay in response I think I got covid...

Sorry for delay in response I think I got covid again, been all dizzy and tired.



Thanks for the tip, I'll try out the garlic. I already have her on a premium "no grain kibble" but it's still...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-18-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,538
Posted By staybusy
Ohh yea true. Good point! I didn't consider the...

Ohh yea true. Good point! I didn't consider the change in angle would affect the weights downforce. Definitely wouldn't be good.

I'm pretty tight on money at the moment. Trying to build a new...
Forum: Fabrication 07-18-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,912
Posted By staybusy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Case-hardening#Carbu...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Case-hardening#Carburizing

The carbon can come from a solid, liquid or gaseous source; if it comes from a solid source the process is called pack carburizing.
...
Forum: Fabrication 07-18-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,912
Posted By staybusy
my dog got lyme disease then developed really bad...

my dog got lyme disease then developed really bad allergies after being put on doxycycline (very strong antibiotic). gonna feed her raw so I can try to run an elimination diet, hopefully it will cure...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-18-2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,538
Posted By staybusy
Don't have a milling machine yet and hydraulic...

Don't have a milling machine yet and hydraulic press is under construction. Can I use it in a drill press?



The cylinder looks like a definite upgrade but expensive and maybe too time consuming...
Forum: Fabrication 07-18-2022, 01:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,912
Posted By staybusy
All the local metal suppliers I talked to when...

All the local metal suppliers I talked to when sourcing steel weren't able to help me so I just moved forward with random 1" plate. I kind of regret that now that it was 10+ hours of cutting time on...
Forum: Fabrication 07-15-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,912
Posted By staybusy
Should I Case Harden Shredder Teeth?

I have some 1" plate I cut into teeth for a shredder / grinder. As far as I know it's mild steel (sourced from a junkyard). This steel doesn't harden well from heat treatment.

The shredder will...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-15-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,538
Posted By staybusy
Thanks, appreciate you helping me source them....

Thanks, appreciate you helping me source them. They seem pretty cheap at NAPA I'll grab some there.

I went to busy bee tools to see their price on a replacement wheel and the guy could get me a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,538
Posted By staybusy
Mind sharing a link to princess auto NiRod? I...

Mind sharing a link to princess auto NiRod? I searched around but couldn't find that alloy.

Definitely going to take my time going forward and not rush repairs even if they seem simple. The good...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,538
Posted By staybusy
https://www.youtube.com/shorts/6NOVSYARdes ...

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/6NOVSYARdes

damn its all warped. not sure if it's ruined from tension of the puller or if I just misaligned it while repairing it. I perfectly lined up the top break...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,332
Posted By staybusy
Appreciate the lead but the guy never responded...

Appreciate the lead but the guy never responded to my inquiry. I think he can't be bothered selling 1L of oil. Probably only sells drums.

I feel like a bum asking oil barons for a drop of oil for...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,538
Posted By staybusy
Truer words have never been spoken :D Where...

Truer words have never been spoken :D

Where can I buy NiRod in Canada? I searched amazon and homedepot etc no luck.



Savage banter levels: 10/10 :D:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-08-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,538
Posted By staybusy
I only have stick and mig. I do have some brazing...

I only have stick and mig. I do have some brazing rods but I've never used them and they probably aren't the right type. I pulled from the outer rim. Painful lesson. I think I felt physical pain when...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-08-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,538
Posted By staybusy
I realized the bottom wheel needed to come off...

I realized the bottom wheel needed to come off too (of course), it was also squeaking. It has a keyway and hex screw. I use a puller, take it off.

The problem is putting it back on. It's such a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-08-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,538
Posted By staybusy
I got the top wheel back on, here are some images...

I got the top wheel back on, here are some images of the bushing. Looks like just steel with some surface rust on the inside (cleaned that off).
Forum: Fabrication 07-08-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,476
Posted By staybusy
^ that seems to be it. shame it will be...

^ that seems to be it.

shame it will be hard for me to salvage more of them, its a very nice gear set for projects.
Forum: Fabrication 07-08-2022, 01:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,476
Posted By staybusy
Need Help ID'ing This Gearbox / Transmission

What's it from?

Has coupling selector for forward / neutral / reverse

See pics
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-08-2022, 01:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,538
Posted By staybusy
the bad news is all my projects are getting...

the bad news is all my projects are getting delayed from bandsaw cleaning and maintenance, the good news is I'm learning a lot about the tool and it's starting to look new again. :D

PS - it looks...
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