Search Results - Practical Machinist - Largest Manufacturing Technology Forum on the Web
Close
Login to Your Account

Search:

Type: Posts; User: FredC

Page 1 of 60 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    8,196
    Views
    198,631

    No thanks to God for the lack of mandates. You...

    No thanks to God for the lack of mandates. You have to give credit to a blind squirrel governor for that. We are not all stupid in Texas. The week before last about 30 to 40% were masking when I...
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    577

    Parameters will be a little different from...

    Parameters will be a little different from machine to machine depending on accessories.
  3. Replies
    11
    Views
    577

    I can not walk you through it but I am fairly...

    I can not walk you through it but I am fairly certain there is a parameter for changing the draw tube direction of travel. The draw bar has about 3/4 travel so if the parameter is wrong you will not...
  4. I guess it would be possible for the spring...

    I guess it would be possible for the spring loaded balls to be rusted in position or the channel where the closing cams run could be packed with chips. Compressed air with a solvent could help free...
  5. Is this a new die head or used one that may have...

    Is this a new die head or used one that may have been damaged before you got it?

    Process is very simple trip it #1, pull the release knob till it opens fully #2, then slide the chasers out. If...
  6. Replies
    8,196
    Views
    198,631

    It did kill covid virus in a test tube. Only...

    It did kill covid virus in a test tube. Only thing was the dosage would have killed a human. Probably the same with bleach or gasoline, I am sure they would kill covid in a test tube also. In the...
  7. Replies
    8,196
    Views
    198,631

    Vets have more years of schooling than people...

    Vets have more years of schooling than people doctors. Had a cat that got snake bit in the face and took her to the vet. He charged me $40.00 or so and the cat survived. Typical rattlesnake bite will...
  8. Replies
    45
    Views
    3,621

    40 years ago in a screw machine shop were I...

    40 years ago in a screw machine shop were I worked the boss got fast twist jobber length drills from his supplier. Tthey were made in India and were first class quality. Early on Wootz steel was made...
  9. Replies
    8,196
    Views
    198,631

    A couple of months ago I mentioned that my...

    A couple of months ago I mentioned that my secretary tried to get some to doctor a stray cat with ear mites. She was going to get one of the animal grades and dip a tooth pick in the stuff then wipe...
  10. Replies
    8,196
    Views
    198,631

    Funny how this covid surge can affect a hospital...

    Funny how this covid surge can affect a hospital not having a surge right now. "AS" a member on the forum told me the hospital where he works had to close a section because they did not have enough...
  11. Replies
    8,196
    Views
    198,631

    Do not live in Kali, so I am guessing the devil...

    Do not live in Kali, so I am guessing the devil in office seems less scary than the wanabee devils.

    Here is a puzzle for you. Since covid 19 is a disease that is nothing and does not kill anyone...
  12. Replies
    8,196
    Views
    198,631

    I heard bits and pieces of a NOVA presentation on...

    I heard bits and pieces of a NOVA presentation on bats. Just came in from working outside and needed to hydrate and eat the reason for bits and pieces.
    Bats have super powers?!?!
    Some live to...
  13. Replies
    1
    Views
    386

    There was a time when South Bend was owned by...

    There was a time when South Bend was owned by Lagun. Rebadged Lagun mills were sold by South Bend. It is possible in the real old days other mills were sold by South Bend. I talked to a South Bend...
  14. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,862

    I am with you on the benefit of a rotary...

    I am with you on the benefit of a rotary convertor. But the horse power limit of the convertor is the largest motor on the system. We found no limit to the total horse power running at any one time....
  15. Replies
    8,196
    Views
    198,631

    Probably May of 2020 heard a researcher say not...

    Probably May of 2020 heard a researcher say not one case of surface transmission had been documented. Summer of 2020 a official in CDC? said that it would be difficult to get it from surfaces. I...
  16. Replies
    8,196
    Views
    198,631

    More on distancing, I saw on the news about NYC...

    More on distancing, I saw on the news about NYC opening the schools again. Yeah, they got 2 air purifiers to a class room. Little bitty suckers look like they are 9 inches in diameter maybe 2 feet...
  17. Replies
    8,196
    Views
    198,631

    I would be real careful with the other kind of...

    I would be real careful with the other kind of experimental stuff. Just heard a friend is in intensive care with covid. He is a masseuse and personal trainer. Did not get vaccinated and relied on...
  18. Replies
    11
    Views
    577

    I have a Hardinge bar feeder on mine it uses the...

    I have a Hardinge bar feeder on mine it uses the 2 connectors marked 37PL and 38PL. I think one is for power and the other is control. Mine is Hyrodynamic so I am pretty sure the hydraulic pump is 3...
  19. Replies
    2
    Views
    261

    Not sure what the problem on the spindle is mine...

    Not sure what the problem on the spindle is mine will continue spinning in the Jog mode when we let off the button. The jog PRMs are limited to 1200 if I remember correctly. Is your external spindle...
  20. Replies
    57
    Views
    4,608

    We have quite a list of things that can cause...

    We have quite a list of things that can cause outages or blinks in the power. Buzzards roosting on transformers a mistake they do not repeat. Squirrels similarly cross the terminals. Large fisher...
  21. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,401

    I worked at a screw machine shop making aircraft...

    I worked at a screw machine shop making aircraft fittings in the mid 70s. We used to grind regular and fast twist jobber drills on the heel are on Gordon Heaton's drawing the full length of the...
  22. Replies
    9
    Views
    733

    Yep. See comment #2, the last sentence.

    Yep. See comment #2, the last sentence.
  23. Replies
    9
    Views
    733

    Might come down to what oil comes in a 5 gallon...

    Might come down to what oil comes in a 5 gallon pail. Possible another shop will fill a bucket for you? I would do it for you if you were close.
  24. Replies
    13
    Views
    2,487

    You had me with snow in September. We were 100+...

    You had me with snow in September. We were 100+ yesterday. Then I catch on Dec 2003. Still making parts and money. You have taken care of the machine!
    Good for you.
  25. Replies
    57
    Views
    4,608

    I remember running 3 six spindle screw machines...

    I remember running 3 six spindle screw machines during a storm. I was standing near the bay doors and watching the storm. I saw a lightning strike about a block away, one of the transformers for the...
Results 1 to 25 of 1500
Page 1 of 60 1 2 3 4