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Forum: Machining 01-12-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,451
Posted By Riverr1
Yes sir. Sorry about the error.

Yes sir. Sorry about the error.
Forum: Fabrication 01-11-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,536
Posted By Riverr1
I guess scuff would be the word to describe how...

I guess scuff would be the word to describe how they work. Tight or sharp turns kills this suggestion but the speed they would be moved is minimal along with the distance they're moved. Function over...
Forum: Fabrication 01-11-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,536
Posted By Riverr1
Better late than never? Saw this at a huge...

Better late than never?

Saw this at a huge flea market in the area. The owners rent containers to the long term vendors to lock their stuff up. What they did to move the containers was weld a pipe...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-11-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By Riverr1
First time I've heard of this saw so I looked it...

First time I've heard of this saw so I looked it up. It looks like a circular saw for wood where they're pushed instead of plunged. Is that how it works? If so, I can see why chips would be a problem.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-11-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 18,565
Posted By Riverr1
Chris, If you don't mind, where do\did you...

Chris,

If you don't mind, where do\did you usually fuel up, commercial station or private place?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-09-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 18,565
Posted By Riverr1
Thought you'd find this interesting: Stand...

Thought you'd find this interesting:

Stand alone EFI;

https://www.musclecardiy.com/performance/introduction-to-standalone-efi-systems/

These are on the electronics for my build and a break...
Forum: SFT Information 01-09-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,494
Posted By Riverr1
Any idea of how many members live along the...

Any idea of how many members live along the Alcan? It's definitely a bucket list trip.
Forum: Machining 01-09-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,242
Posted By Riverr1
First of all, I was rooting for the Dogs last...

First of all, I was rooting for the Dogs last night. I thought they had it until . . .

Lots of advice about the size of the lathe. Will you have the work for an 8 1\2 foot bed? Some consistent...
Forum: Fabrication 01-09-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,971
Posted By Riverr1
Sorry can't really help because I'm often there...

Sorry can't really help because I'm often there with you. What you wrote did remind me of a problem I use to have soldering copper plumbing. Took me a while to figure out that being too aggressive...
Forum: Fabrication 01-09-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,971
Posted By Riverr1
Looks good digr. Was talking to Metalwolf...

Looks good digr. Was talking to Metalwolf recently about something similar for my welding gases. You've added some ideas, thanks.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-09-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,458
Posted By Riverr1
Neither the fabricator nor the BUYER/END USER...

Neither the fabricator nor the BUYER/END USER will cut, drill or otherwise alter his work, or the work of other trades, to accommodate other trades, unless such work is clearly specified, the...
Forum: Machining 01-08-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,242
Posted By Riverr1
A couple of things to look for. Accuracy and...

A couple of things to look for. Accuracy and repeatability of the chucks. Take a dial indicator with you and check the full length of travel on a piece of stock. Auto feeds and stops. Make sure...
Forum: Machining 01-08-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,563
Posted By Riverr1
Good idea and there are plenty of electric ones...

Good idea and there are plenty of electric ones in the salvage yards now.
Forum: Machining 01-06-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,563
Posted By Riverr1
Can the pump be rebuilt? Is there a rebuild kit?

Can the pump be rebuilt? Is there a rebuild kit?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-05-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 18,565
Posted By Riverr1
You got it but it's how you identify what is...

You got it but it's how you identify what is going on. To change the parameters of a circuit you have to access it. Circuit parameters are not open ended. If a parameter went from 0 to infinity a ECU...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-05-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 18,565
Posted By Riverr1
You are right in that my experience with diesels...

You are right in that my experience with diesels is limited. My experience with tuning though is very extensive. Retired now but I still work part time with manufacturers and others with engines and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-05-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 18,565
Posted By Riverr1
I can't count how many engines I've worked on...

I can't count how many engines I've worked on because someone believed 1.) the need to replace head bolts is a myth, 2.) tighten everything as much as you can and all will be good.

The pressure...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-05-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 18,565
Posted By Riverr1
+1 Have to add to +1 for being too short of...

+1

Have to add to +1 for being too short of a post. Should be long enough now.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-05-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,520
Posted By Riverr1
That's interesting. As a kid I asked why a gallon...

That's interesting. As a kid I asked why a gallon gas always holds more than a gallon. The answers I got didn't include expansion. Makes sense and had I pursued chemistry beyond requirements?...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-04-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,520
Posted By Riverr1
Can't disagree with that and this was an aside to...

Can't disagree with that and this was an aside to the class topic of engines so I had to look this up to find out what I was being taught. When working with bulk volumes for inventory or...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-04-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,520
Posted By Riverr1
For what it's worth "weight" was originally a...

For what it's worth "weight" was originally a measurement in the refining process to define what crude has been refined into. The measurement was used to differentiate one product from another. The...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-04-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,520
Posted By Riverr1
One of the few electrical questions I know...

One of the few electrical questions I know something about. If you are going to use a simple parallel battery setup then you need to use two of the same batteries. If you don't the two batteries will...
Forum: Machining 01-03-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,563
Posted By Riverr1
http://www.cinmac.com/SurfaceGrinders/Specs6x16.ht...

http://www.cinmac.com/SurfaceGrinders/Specs6x16.html

Sorry, didn't look that closely at it. Even so, most tool grinders I've used that have a table can be used as surface grinders. Granted, some...
Forum: Machining 01-03-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,563
Posted By Riverr1
I've bought a couple of surface grinders since...

I've bought a couple of surface grinders since and the most common problem I've seen is wear in the table. I've never come across a machine with the wear of that first Cincinnati.

Cincinnati has...
Forum: Machining 01-03-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,563
Posted By Riverr1
I meant surface grinder and not a Harig. The one...

I meant surface grinder and not a Harig. The one I picked up was a Cincinnati. The spindle was shot among other problems and repairs far exceeded the value of the machine. There was also time issues...
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