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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-04-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Ironman
It can't reach in that far into the seacan where...

It can't reach in that far into the seacan where the compressor is. I've thought of it. I can move it, just have to rig things up for it, and time is short for me before winter. So I will take a few...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-04-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Ironman
Today I was fired up to take the head off the...

Today I was fired up to take the head off the compressor, and I pulled the head bolts and then realized I will have to move the whole machine away from the wall, remove the belt guard and flywheel,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-04-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Ironman
Unless they get a chunk of reality stuck in their...

Unless they get a chunk of reality stuck in their teeth;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-03-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Ironman
Today I looked hard in the crankcase and could...

Today I looked hard in the crankcase and could not see, feel, or hear any mechanical issues.
So I made sure all the valves in the head were clean and washed them, and started it up.
I immediately...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-30-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Ironman
I've been there and the only useful thing is...

I've been there and the only useful thing is their how to find a dealer and I already knew that. National Process in Edmonton is the Quincy supplier and parts people, and they are closed today.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-30-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Ironman
Quincy 325 compressor

No, this thread is not about a great yardsail deal. I wish it was.
Without air my shop is about as useful as an extra ball. Most tool just act dead.

I noted it took away to long and could not get...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-30-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Ironman
My fat fingers and carburetors have been feuding...

My fat fingers and carburetors have been feuding for years, and now with my numb hand after the stroke, I have to have someone else do it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-29-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 383
Posted By Ironman
Welcome back Kevin

Welcome back Kevin
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-26-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Ironman
I would look at all the other Poulans you have...

I would look at all the other Poulans you have and copy the hosing and routing. They most likey use the same carburetors.
I believe to top carb port is the pulse line. It goes in by the diaphragm in...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-21-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,679
Posted By Ironman
NIMBY Just like the Germans. Shut down the...

NIMBY
Just like the Germans. Shut down the nukes, shut down coal, and burn Russian hydrocarbons because we are green.
All these nations in Davos lockstep over green legislation are thoughtlessly...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-21-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,679
Posted By Ironman
Mining Lithium...

Mining Lithium (https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/lithium-mining-what-you-should-know-about-the-contentious-issue.html) takes large (diesel powered) haul trucks and a very large...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,134
Posted By Ironman
I found a little one for $750 ...

I found a little one for $750
https://www.kijiji.ca/v-tool-other/st-catharines/stamping-punch-press/1633424962
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-20-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,134
Posted By Ironman
I can't find a small punch press of less than 20...

I can't find a small punch press of less than 20 tons. Search for flywheel punch press or mechanical punch press.
https://www.kempler.com/inventory/presses/obi-flywheel-punch-press
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-19-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Ironman
Bill, in general, if a toilet is doing a slow...

Bill, in general, if a toilet is doing a slow trickle or has a leaking float valve, the water scale will build up on the inside of the S curve trap, and also plug the water vents around the rim
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-19-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By Ironman
I wouldn't try to rebuild that one:rolleyes:

I wouldn't try to rebuild that one:rolleyes:
Forum: Machining 09-17-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,793
Posted By Ironman
A lathe is a wonderful tool:)

A lathe is a wonderful tool:)
Forum: Machining 09-13-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,793
Posted By Ironman
You will not be able to cut the 500 series steel...

You will not be able to cut the 500 series steel with a high speed steel bit. In fact, I'm not sure you could do it with a carbide insert either.
This steel is very brittle, if you do succeed in...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-12-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 37,054
Posted By Ironman
And sometimes upside down, too:)

And sometimes upside down, too:)
Forum: Fabrication 09-10-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,197
Posted By Ironman
Good for you. And yes, aluminum pays well for...

Good for you. And yes, aluminum pays well for scrap
Forum: Machining 09-08-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,793
Posted By Ironman
John, at your level of expertise, I would get a 3...

John, at your level of expertise, I would get a 3 jaw with reversible jaws, and a 12 dollar dial indicator, something with a 1 or 2 inch stroke.
Once you start chucking square, rectangular or sawed...
Forum: Machining 09-08-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,129
Posted By Ironman
Making a 4 ton roller....

Making a 4 ton roller. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-0euFbasL8) Rough machining by oxy torch.
Forum: Machining 09-07-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,793
Posted By Ironman
I did a search for a B418 chuck, came up with...

I did a search for a B418 chuck, came up with some but not great.

I would get this one...
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Ironman
Nice job on the rack, Cam

Nice job on the rack, Cam
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-01-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Ironman
I recently sold my camper trailer. It had a...

I recently sold my camper trailer. It had a hydraulic pump and ram. The little skateboard wheels that ran in a track had seized and worn flat. It still went in and out, can't beat hydraulics.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-01-2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Ironman
Generally lower rpm has more torgue. If they list...

Generally lower rpm has more torgue. If they list current draw that would be my guide. Power consumed equals HP
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