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Forum: Shop & Safety 07-31-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 140,960
Posted By mccutter
Try opening the doors/turning on fans at night,...

Try opening the doors/turning on fans at night, then closing them once the sun rises. Point fans so they pull cool night air in. It may stay cool inside until noon at which point you stop working. I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-29-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By mccutter
Why won't the blower work? B&D BV3100

Went to use the blower to blow out the shop the other day and it was inop. Checked the extension cord and it was fine. Blower worked when I last used it... :rolleyes:

Curious why it was not...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-28-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By mccutter
Looks nice. Weigh it compared to a corded...

Looks nice. Weigh it compared to a corded unit--I'd be curious of the difference.

Fucking lawyer switches... :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-28-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By mccutter
Pay for itself with one job! :D

Pay for itself with one job! :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-28-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,302
Posted By mccutter
There was a boss for a plug? Good job on...

There was a boss for a plug?

Good job on that extraction--ain't much left but threads... :)

This picture keeps coming to mind... :D
Forum: Machining 07-28-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,840
Posted By mccutter
Next time you go to the hardware store, buy 1'-3'...

Next time you go to the hardware store, buy 1'-3' each of a variety of hoses and sizes to have on hand. Picture self explanatory. Adapter is $5-$10. I used this for sucking dust from refrigerator...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-26-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By mccutter
Maybe some left over thinset from a tile job?...

Maybe some left over thinset from a tile job? :confused: It has adhesivey properties. Glop it into the crack with a paint stick?
Forum: Machining 07-20-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,840
Posted By mccutter
Good thing you already had the floor covered with...

Good thing you already had the floor covered with Georgia clay! :devil:

About 35 years ago, my friend Chris was moving something around the heating oil tank, which was in the basement, and somehow...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-16-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,666
Posted By mccutter
Nobody measures wheel lug tightness in...

Nobody measures wheel lug tightness in "ugga-duggas"? :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-15-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By mccutter
It put a smile on my face, too! :) I like your...

It put a smile on my face, too! :) I like your electro setup! https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif What do you use for a power source?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-14-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,666
Posted By mccutter
I wouldn't say I'm "very very wrong" :rolleyes:...

I wouldn't say I'm "very very wrong" :rolleyes: as I qualified the statement with a "lildabldooya" disclaimer... ;) I edited out the offending term so as not to spread misinformation and I'm sorry if...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-14-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By mccutter
Can't help you with a name but Norm seems to be...

Can't help you with a name but Norm seems to be onto something...

At the rate you're going, you will need more acreage soon! :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,666
Posted By mccutter
Found these at the Permatex website--copper,...

Found these at the Permatex website--copper, nickle and regular in that order...

PS: looks like copper is electrically conductive according to them...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,666
Posted By mccutter
I recall seeing a TSB from "somewhere" about...

I recall seeing a TSB from "somewhere" about excessive anti-seize on spark plug threads causing driveability issues. I'm a "lildabldooya" kinda guy.

Same with grease on battery terminals......
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-12-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,666
Posted By mccutter
Clean the connections real good and tighten, then...

Clean the connections real good and tighten, then paint or clearcoat over the entire connection. Anti-seize can act like an insulator.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-11-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 37,627
Posted By mccutter
I'd say you did good on the die heads....

I'd say you did good on the die heads. https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif

How much is that Oster machine new? And how much was the 2" die which I assume was missing from...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-10-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 37,627
Posted By mccutter
That Oster looks like a beast! Let your...

That Oster looks like a beast! Let your electrician know you have it. Maybe pick up a little side work to help pay for it. It is always nice when a machine cost finally equals zero... :)
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-07-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 37,627
Posted By mccutter
Looks like your hot little furnace project is...

Looks like your hot little furnace project is nearly finished--just in time for summer! :D But better to have it ready to go for next season... :)...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-06-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By mccutter
Can you read the card in your computer? It should...

Can you read the card in your computer? It should show up like a hard drive in "my computer". It may have a bad format. Read the instructions for the trail cam to see what format they prefer. It will...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By mccutter
Point I'm trying to make is that sometimes...

Point I'm trying to make is that sometimes something "free" ends up costing more than if you would have bought it new. Especially if you have to rebuild it.

That said, skills and knowledge...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-02-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By mccutter
I agree with Chris that 200PSI sounds high but it...

I agree with Chris that 200PSI sounds high but it is on the label so there is that.

One thing I want to add is that the switch/box needs to be installed carefully so as not to strip out the screws...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-01-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By mccutter
I'd start with the pretty one, take the cover off...

I'd start with the pretty one, take the cover off and see if it turns over easily, then put on a new pull rope for further testing. You can get a NEW carb from debay/zamazon for $20 or so and is what...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-30-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,973
Posted By mccutter
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-29-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By mccutter
Need a ruler for scale...

Need a ruler for scale...
Forum: Welding 06-27-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,033
Posted By mccutter
I am going to assume you want to get into the/a...

I am going to assume you want to get into the/a trade as your reason to learn more technical welding. I don't know how it is in your neck of the woods but around here, unions are starving for...
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