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Forum: Fabrication Today, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By milomilo
Welcome to the pile. 1/16" wall thickness will...

Welcome to the pile. 1/16" wall thickness will work for the sizes you stated. Come back and show us what you decided when it is finished.
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-02-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,812
Posted By milomilo
The plan for doing the braces yesterday kinda...

The plan for doing the braces yesterday kinda went south as a friend wanted to take us to dinner, so all that got done was take them out to my sons place, and too late to weld them. So today headed...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-31-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,812
Posted By milomilo
He wanted a couple braces at the top of the walls...

He wanted a couple braces at the top of the walls to hold the width dimension since they moved some during yesterdays 50mpg wind gusts. So made them using 2 pieces of 1/2" pipe with welded on 1/8"...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By milomilo
Lombard.

Lombard.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-29-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By milomilo
Nice fix.:)

Nice fix.:)
Forum: Machining 07-28-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,844
Posted By milomilo
At this point I would say fill it up and move on.

At this point I would say fill it up and move on.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-27-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,812
Posted By milomilo
Was thinking about that earlier today. Would not...

Was thinking about that earlier today. Would not take much pressure if they were hooked up to the opposite wall at the bottom and the upper wall that needed to move a bit. expect some 1" straps would...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-27-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,812
Posted By milomilo
Got the truss clips all nailed in and the shop...

Got the truss clips all nailed in and the shop floor all cleaned out of tools and scrap wood so the tractor carrying the trusses can maneuver some. Tomorrow morning borrowing scaffolding which we...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-24-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,812
Posted By milomilo
Good news is after all the walls up and ready for...

Good news is after all the walls up and ready for trusses, the shop is within 1/8" square measured diagonally at the top of the walls.:D:D:D:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-24-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,303
Posted By milomilo
There are days when you wish you did not get out...

There are days when you wish you did not get out of bed!!!!
Forum: Fabrication 07-22-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,051
Posted By milomilo
I'd like to see more of your work.:)

I'd like to see more of your work.:)
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-22-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 37,630
Posted By milomilo
Was the chipped off piece in the box?

Was the chipped off piece in the box?
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-20-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,812
Posted By milomilo
I am guessing the I joist header is the assembly...

I am guessing the I joist header is the assembly above the LVL header?
Forum: Machining 07-19-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,844
Posted By milomilo
Happens to us all at one time or another. Point...

Happens to us all at one time or another. Point is learn from your mistakes and keep some floor dry on hand.:)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-19-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By milomilo
Would this be the same...

Would this be the same (https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/traveller-premium-universal-tractor-trans-hydraulic-fluid?cm_vc=-10005) type oil?
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-19-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,812
Posted By milomilo
Small garage door header and upper stub wall done.

Small garage door header and upper stub wall done.
Forum: Welding 07-18-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By milomilo
Cheaters are your best bet, unless you have...

Cheaters are your best bet, unless you have cataracts which can be fixed. Several different strengths in them. i have used cheaters for the last 15 years.Keep your clear lenses clean and it helps to...
Forum: Machining 07-18-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,844
Posted By milomilo
pics???

pics???
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-15-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,667
Posted By milomilo
My 2004 dodge 3500 calls for 120-150 for coned...

My 2004 dodge 3500 calls for 120-150 for coned lug nuts. I stick with 120, as I use a light lube on the studs.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-15-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By milomilo
Just using a manual battery charger instead of...

Just using a manual battery charger instead of the automatic types so it stays running full time. Had 2" of red foam on top of the water in 2 days. Not as speedy and sandblasting but pleasing to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-14-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By milomilo
Thanks Bill. If only I could walk away at...

Thanks Bill. If only I could walk away at auctions when they are selling grinders.:eek:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-14-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By milomilo
Tool Restoration

Was in a 2nd hand store a couple weeks ago and saw this little gem. It is a 4 way lug nut wrench for a semi. It was in a severely rusted condition. For 5$, I decided it needed to come home with me to...
Forum: Machining 07-14-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,844
Posted By milomilo
I learned that taking spring cuts when threading...

I learned that taking spring cuts when threading is the key to a quality finish and to keep the turned part the same diameter throughout the length of cut.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-14-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,812
Posted By milomilo
Last two walls framed and up. Header for the east...

Last two walls framed and up. Header for the east end garage door is up. Tomorrow we will do the south garage door header.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-13-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By milomilo
If greasy, I am using diesel. If just dirty, the...

If greasy, I am using diesel. If just dirty, the PW. Never tried the water based cleaners.
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