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Forum: Machining 02-05-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,787
Posted By Team DeSade
I'm with Cutter. I thought it was for a...

I'm with Cutter. I thought it was for a headlight. Learn something every day.
Forum: Machining 01-28-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,262
Posted By Team DeSade
I tried it but it says the coupon code has...

I tried it but it says the coupon code has expired. :(
Forum: Fabrication 10-08-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,271
Posted By Team DeSade
Very nice! Although I'll admit I never thought...

Very nice! Although I'll admit I never thought of an angle grinder for cutting drywall.
Forum: Machining 09-20-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By Team DeSade
Camdigger, I'm kinda old school right now and...

Camdigger,
I'm kinda old school right now and using FM in the 75 MHz band. If I were buying a radio today (and I may be soon) I'd definitely go this route: http://www.spektrumrc.com/
Forum: Machining 09-20-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,165
Posted By Team DeSade
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: Machining 09-20-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By Team DeSade
@Todd, I paid 3K which was just 1K less than...

@Todd,
I paid 3K which was just 1K less than new. It wasn't a great deal but it was fair.

Now that I have manufacturing abilities again I can finally start back to building combat robots. It's...
Forum: Machining 09-19-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By Team DeSade
Finally got a lathe

I finally found a lathe that looked like it would do everything I wanted, wasn't worn out, and was within my price range. It's a practically new Enco 13x40. Came with all the original accessories...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-15-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,595
Posted By Team DeSade
Thanks all. Cutter, I have a problem in my...

Thanks all.

Cutter, I have a problem in my low back that's causing foot pain. It's been going on for a year now. I have good days and bad days. At least I'm getting back to the point I can...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-11-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,595
Posted By Team DeSade
Two more just because I have them. :) Pic...

Two more just because I have them. :)

Pic 1: This is the hand control. I just put a quick disconnect fitting right into it to hook up the air line.

Pic 2: The whole thing at its normal...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-11-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,595
Posted By Team DeSade
Pic 1: Here's one side all bolted together. I...

Pic 1: Here's one side all bolted together. I used blue Loctite and added a jam nut just to make sure it's not coming apart.

Pic2: Using the gantry and a chain come-a-long to get the air hoist up...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-11-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,595
Posted By Team DeSade
Well, it's taken nearly forever but I've finally...

Well, it's taken nearly forever but I've finally finished this project. I've had some medical issues keeping me off my feet for about a year and am finally getting back to where I can make use of...
Forum: Welding 06-06-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,866
Posted By Team DeSade
Yep. Either that or freeze the empties before...

Yep. Either that or freeze the empties before you fill them. Having them ice cold is the key to getting the full charge in.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-23-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,219
Posted By Team DeSade
I'm really digging the sheetmetal brake. I would...

I'm really digging the sheetmetal brake. I would love to get my hands on a reasonably (large) sized box and pan brake.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,100
Posted By Team DeSade
Sounds like the perfect excuse to invest in a...

Sounds like the perfect excuse to invest in a gantry. ;)
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-09-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,996
Posted By Team DeSade
Don't know their intended specific purpose but...

Don't know their intended specific purpose but I'd say they're used to carry something. They're very reminiscent of ice tongs. Pick up the handle in the middle and the weight of whatever you're...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-06-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,595
Posted By Team DeSade
Thanks all. I'll post the end results.

Thanks all. I'll post the end results.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-04-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,595
Posted By Team DeSade
Modifying HF gantry

I bought the HF 1 ton gantry (http://www.harborfreight.com/1-ton-telescoping-gantry-crane-41188.html) earlier this year on sale and with a 20% off coupon. The intent at the time was to go back and...
Forum: Welding 06-23-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,753
Posted By Team DeSade
Heck of a lot newer and nicer than my Tig. Go...

Heck of a lot newer and nicer than my Tig. Go for it! :)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-04-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By Team DeSade
Definite suckage! I dream of finding a big chunk...

Definite suckage! I dream of finding a big chunk of iron vise like that.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-03-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,397
Posted By Team DeSade
I use a lot of it on various stuff. It...

I use a lot of it on various stuff. It absolutely works as advertised.
Cheapest place around here to get it is Harbor Freight. :)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-28-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By Team DeSade
Thanks all. It was definitely appreciated and...

Thanks all. It was definitely appreciated and most of it has now been put away into my tool chests. A few pieces will be finding their way to friends with greater need.

I have no children of my...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-27-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By Team DeSade
1 & 2. Wood. Some whit pine, cedar, and unknown...

1 & 2. Wood. Some whit pine, cedar, and unknown timbers.
3 & 4. The drill press that started it all.

Found out the drill press was made in 1946 and runs beautifully. :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-27-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By Team DeSade
1. Kerosene heater. I've already used it to...

1. Kerosene heater. I've already used it to defrost a frozen AC unit :)
2. 3 gas cans and a boat fuel tank
3. folding ladder
4. Shop vac (number three for me)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-27-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By Team DeSade
1. 4 jack stands 2. Roller stand 3. ...

1. 4 jack stands
2. Roller stand
3. Creeper
4. Scissor jack
5. Cord reel. I replaced the existing outlet after the pic.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-27-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By Team DeSade
1. 6" bench grinder. Runs smoother than the one...

1. 6" bench grinder. Runs smoother than the one I had
2. Misc. driver bits
3. Chainsaw sharpening guide I believe
4. Smaller grinder
5. Makita 1/2" drill
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