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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-28-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By mccutter
Wink As seen on FBM: FREE Can Crusher! (FYI)

As seen on FBM: FREE Can Crusher! (FYI) It was not close to me at all (within 1/2 hour) and about all I'd do is strip the motor off it...

Figured I'd post this here as it is mostly made of wood. I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-28-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,774
Posted By mccutter
I think you would be best to man up and get in...

I think you would be best to man up and get in there with a die grinder and a box full of hard grinding bits. Wear ear, eye, hand and lung pro...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-26-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By mccutter
I find it exhilarating to spend other people's...

I find it exhilarating to spend other people's money! :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-26-2022, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By mccutter
These are BF/CM sale-priced at $7 if you have...

These are BF/CM sale-priced at $7 if you have Priim. I just bought 3 more. One for my trunk, one for the dot's BF and one for the dot's BF's little brother, a high-energy 11yo with a quest for...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-26-2022, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By mccutter
Any problem getting in and out of Customs with...

Any problem getting in and out of Customs with those? :D

I was beginning to wonder where you have been! ;) It is good to have you back, Dick! :) I trust you'll post some pics of your adventures?...
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2022, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By mccutter
A local print shop could probably make those...

A local print shop could probably make those letters/numbers for you if they have a vinyl cutter. I couldn't give you any kind of estimate but there may be a setup charge to "create" the graphics...
Forum: Fabrication 11-25-2022, 01:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 432
Posted By mccutter
Good Job, Chad!...

Good Job, Chad! https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif And here I am thinking you were only into collecting AR mags... ;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-23-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,774
Posted By mccutter
(1) For the purposes of the exercise, I would...

(1) For the purposes of the exercise, I would have cleaned the bearings and races enough to get the trade numbers off of them.
(2) Then I would have polished the brinnelling out of the race and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-19-2022, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By mccutter
IF I were starting out and had to buy 6pt OR 12pt...

IF I were starting out and had to buy 6pt OR 12pt sets, I would buy 6pt with fine-tooth ratchets. Project Farm on gootoob did a decent comparo of ratchets recently. There have been times when I had...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-19-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By mccutter
I have 1/2 drive up to 1-5/16". Many of those...

I have 1/2 drive up to 1-5/16". Many of those will be "close" for metric size although I have big metric as well. I also have 30mm and 36mm deep for axle nuts.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-15-2022, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,568
Posted By mccutter
UPDATE: this blower is STILL working fine. :) A...

UPDATE: this blower is STILL working fine. :) A month ago I did a similar fix to my cousin's Skil or whatever brand it was but near identical planned obsolescent issue. Due to space limitations, I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-15-2022, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By mccutter
Some leaves blew into my shop from under the door...

Some leaves blew into my shop from under the door and now they are inside on the floor. I blew them out with a B&D 120v blower I repaired and posted about here at SFT. Is that shop floory enough for...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-09-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By mccutter
How about a kerosene or propane torpedo heater? I...

How about a kerosene or propane torpedo heater? I used a ReddyHeet (or whatever the brand name was) for a number of years in RI winters. Bought it new for I forget how much. I would fire it up making...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-08-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By mccutter
I think a used "package" unit (all-in-one) from a...

I think a used "package" unit (all-in-one) from a mobile home would be more doable on a budget. At a minimum they have grid heat, better models have a heat pump. You'd have to deal with ductwork,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-07-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By mccutter
Have you checked voltage coming out of the two...

Have you checked voltage coming out of the two legs? If the gen isn't running fast enough it won't generate a high enough voltage which may be causing your issue.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-05-2022, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 248,402
Posted By mccutter
I would make room for a plasma table... :)

I would make room for a plasma table... :)
Forum: Fabrication 11-04-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By mccutter
I guess I confused myself. While you COULD use a...

I guess I confused myself. While you COULD use a 4" spool of steel in the 30A (about 2lbs vs 1lb Al), it would be far more economical using a suitcase with a bigger spool. But you knew that...
Forum: Fabrication 11-03-2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By mccutter
Are the bores steel? I could maybe see a better...

Are the bores steel? I could maybe see a better solution than a 30A like a S-52 or suitcase. And a 3ph CV-300 or similar with long leads.

The 30A is rated at 200A/100%. If you water-cool it it is...
Forum: Fabrication 11-02-2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By mccutter
We used an XMT300 w/30A on an alum power yacht...

We used an XMT300 w/30A on an alum power yacht refurb. This was over 20yrs ago. It worked OK and was a little easier to transport in and out of the boat than a MM251. I don't know how that info would...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-02-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By mccutter
After I inquired, he sent me another 30 pics or...

After I inquired, he sent me another 30 pics or so. :eek: Mostly of the back and sides and maybe a couple oddball things he didn't post pictures of initially. I've posted a few more pics. I will say...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-01-2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By mccutter
I thought of Lew when I posted this, didn't...

I thought of Lew when I posted this, didn't realize you were into it at one time. I know there are a couple others here too... :)

Guy wants $300 for all the stuff and that is probably $250 more...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-01-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By mccutter
Question Are these older electronics any good? What's it worth?

Are these older electronics any good? What are they worth?

These are for sale in the local area. All supposedly working (no antennas). Worth a look? Or pass?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-29-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By mccutter
That looks like a repurposed differential...

That looks like a repurposed differential pumpkin... :)
Good Job!
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-10-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By mccutter
Yes, I noticed that looking at the pics later,...

Yes, I noticed that looking at the pics later, after testing. Same exact part number so maybe a revision? Perhaps with it moving slower it will wear out less? :D
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-09-2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By mccutter
Whirlpool Over-the-Range Microwave Oven Turntable Motor Replacement

Whirlpool Over-the-Range Microwave Oven Turntable Motor Replacement

My shop mwave turntable stopped rotating recently. The "aim" of the micro wave is not directly centered so it tended to cook on...
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