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Forum: Shop & Safety Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 27,299
Posted By Ironman
That's great, fucking awesome. And looks like you...

That's great, fucking awesome. And looks like you worked in the rain, too.

Interesting. we have a Sunbelt Rentals right here in Leduc. I rented their stump grinder last spring.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Ironman
My excavator is looking for a pet, and I thought...

My excavator is looking for a pet, and I thought I'd check it, link is pooched.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-14-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 27,299
Posted By Ironman
Great, I've been waiting to see this day come...

Great, I've been waiting to see this day come around. Once the frame is up you have to put a pine bough up on the top of the peak, Old timber frame guys did that. Of course, then they had a few beer.
Forum: Machining 11-09-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 853
Posted By Ironman
Crankyface is going to fit in well here, we like...

Crankyface is going to fit in well here, we like pictures and he got that down pat.:D
Forum: Machining 11-09-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 853
Posted By Ironman
I'd add to that by saying that the Machining...

I'd add to that by saying that the Machining forum would be ideal for this thread.
Forum: Machining 11-09-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 853
Posted By Ironman
Welcome to the site. We need fresh meat:D ...

Welcome to the site. We need fresh meat:D

That's an interesting configuration, never seen a head like that. How is the accuracy and rigidity?
I will say for never owning a mill before, you did...
Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,148
Posted By Ironman
Glad your feeling better, Andy. I would suggest...

Glad your feeling better, Andy.
I would suggest the cheap 250lb winches from Harbour Fright, we have them here in Princess Auto. They forward and reverse and autobrake.
I took one and pulled off...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-08-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,340
Posted By Ironman
Yep. I'm assuming you would remove springs and...

Yep. I'm assuming you would remove springs and axle first. I sure would not bother to paint springs or axle.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-08-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,340
Posted By Ironman
Somewhere in here is a setup for electrolysis on...

Somewhere in here is a setup for electrolysis on a trailer frame that Terry Lingle did. He made a tank out of plastic sheet with a wood frame high enough to let water cover the frame.
Used a welder...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-07-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,803
Posted By Ironman
I have had no problems with Milton M but I found...

I have had no problems with Milton M but I found it best to use a steel rather than brass male end. For impact or chisel use the steel balls in a Milton chuck will create divots under a vibrating...
Forum: Machining 11-07-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Ironman
You know, I forgot about that. When you get...

You know, I forgot about that.
When you get home lets talk.
Forum: Machining 11-07-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Ironman
Yes, I do. I could have zeroed it, but I think...

Yes, I do.
I could have zeroed it, but I think the bother of trying to get below 1/2 thou isn't worth it.
When we built yours, we used 4 setscrews, and on mine I used 3....big mistake, and someday...
Forum: Welding 11-07-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,349
Posted By Ironman
I would have ground of the surface pimples down...

I would have ground of the surface pimples down to clean meat , but I can see what you are doing and it's ok.

FWIW....If you are repairing a big expensive casting about an inch thick, or some...
Forum: Machining 11-07-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Ironman
I have a couple of face plates, and they get used...

I have a couple of face plates, and they get used for attaching warty lumps to be machined, but lugging an 8" chuck off and on seemed unnecessary for this.
If you look hard at on picture you can...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,731
Posted By Ironman
No, plastic pipe won't crack when froze. I have a...

No, plastic pipe won't crack when froze. I have a underground line to the garden that is buried 12" deep, made of the same poly and it is left full of water every winter. Valves are opened and the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,731
Posted By Ironman
True enough. We use no water for 8 hours over...

True enough. We use no water for 8 hours over night. At -20 the kitchen water used to freeze in the old shack. So I am experimenting to see how cold it needs to be to penetrate the pool noodle and...
Forum: Machining 11-06-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Ironman
Lathe dog idea

Every couple of years I find a job and think, Boy that would be fast and easy with a lathe dog. I rig up some bullshit and get the job done and forget to make or buy one til next time.
And so it...
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,349
Posted By Ironman
Review of the Zeny welder...

Review of the Zeny welder (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw2CKLeZBhM) Part 2 at 1:31
"Performance is a lot better on 240 volts then on 120 volts"

Part 1...
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,349
Posted By Ironman
AAAARRGGHHH! With a voltmeter. If...

AAAARRGGHHH!



With a voltmeter.
If your machine able to suck on 220 volts, and it is, then you need to feed it with 220. There is 110 and 220 available on a dryer plug so you could have...
Forum: Machining 11-06-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By Ironman
Wonder who made the flycutter? Wonder if it was...

Wonder who made the flycutter?
Wonder if it was the proper counterweight for the cutter?
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,731
Posted By Ironman
So overnight it was more than -21.7 but at 7:30am...

So overnight it was more than -21.7 but at 7:30am that was the temp.
7 below zero F.
Needless to say we are warm and cozy inside.
I have not plugged in my water line heater yet as I want to see...
Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,008
Posted By Ironman
No dribbling welds, huh?:D Got up this morning...

No dribbling welds, huh?:D
Got up this morning to -21.7 degrees.
How does the winter work situation look this year. Mr. Dressup seems to have killed everything else out here, but mining exploration...
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,349
Posted By Ironman
At this point, testing is subjective. 1. do you...

At this point, testing is subjective.
1. do you know how many pounds of shock or force will be exerted on the part?
2. Can you produce those forces in your shop?
3. How many times will the part be...
Forum: Welding 11-05-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,349
Posted By Ironman
Good for you, keep trying and learning. Nickel...

Good for you, keep trying and learning.
Nickel rod is not an ideal rod to practice with - it's costly. And the things you 'know' about welding, like with 7018, don't apply to this. It is more of a...
Forum: Fabrication 11-04-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,008
Posted By Ironman
Joey, those look like mine, before I put them...

Joey, those look like mine, before I put them into the computer.:D
Then I made dummy parts and found out where I was wrong.
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