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

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Rob F.

Page 1 of 60 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,406

    No need for even more straps, use what you have...

    No need for even more straps, use what you have under the chuck and trough the ways, with the wood block to take most of the weight, 80%? The bar in the back of the spindle will take the rest of the...
  2. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,406

    No real need to come up the outside with the...

    No real need to come up the outside with the strap. Drop it down between the ways and put a large block of wood (4x6) under the ways for the strap to go around. This has no way of slipping off or...
  3. Replies
    36
    Views
    1,406

    You have the right idea to put a bar in the...

    You have the right idea to put a bar in the spindle hole on the back side to use as a balance adjusting point.
    A 5000 lb ratchet strap (2")or come a long would be my choice.
    It shouldnt take much...
  4. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,045

    If the gauge does not read low pressure that is...

    If the gauge does not read low pressure that is OK. You can get around that by having the oxy regulator all the backed out, setting the acetylene at 3 or 4 psi and then opening the oxy valve on the...
  5. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,045

    Welding Tip Size Comparison Chart...

    Welding Tip Size Comparison Chart

    Identifying the right cutting and welding tips

    Welding Tip Chart

    Welding tip guide

    http://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/480/victor_tip_charts.pdf
  6. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,045

    You can also wear dark safety glasses or even...

    You can also wear dark safety glasses or even sunglasses under your #3 lens. #5 is "standard" for gas welding.

    Silver solder is more common for bandsaw blades.
  7. Thread: Boeing 737 Max

    by Rob F.
    Replies
    933
    Views
    74,393

    The only Camero I know of that should measure...

    The only Camero I know of that should measure speed in knots is the Bitchen Camero
    In the song "Bitchen Camero" by The Dead Milkmen Kind of a punk version of bee bop/ doors cover
    "My folks drove it...
  8. Replies
    102
    Views
    5,383

    This is so true, on top of that these bigger...

    This is so true, on top of that these bigger hotter fires burn all the seeds that need a normal fires heat to germinate. Also a normal fire will scorch a large tree but not kill it. Now since we do...
  9. I vote that in order to drive a car you must be a...

    I vote that in order to drive a car you must be a registered firearm(s) owner, that way we would only have responsible people driving ;):cheers:
  10. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,672

    You want elite power wheels. They are steel (not...

    You want elite power wheels. They are steel (not cast iron) with ball bearings to roll on v track. I use 2x3x.120 or 3x3x.120 tube to make some large gates and doors bigger than you are doing and...
  11. Replies
    6
    Views
    447

    I just redid the cyl seals on my datsun 5000lb....

    I just redid the cyl seals on my datsun 5000lb. It has a center freelift cyl and two tall cylinders on either side to lift high (3 stage mast). The two tall cylinders are connected together and one...
  12. Replies
    102
    Views
    5,383

    If you do go with NG generator be sure to have...

    If you do go with NG generator be sure to have propane back up, or just go with propane to begin with, even though fuel cost is more. Earthquakes have been known to break NG pipelines.

    On top of...
  13. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,045

    With that torch can you adjust the oxy and acet...

    With that torch can you adjust the oxy and acet individually at the torch? It looks like I see only one valve on it.

    Can you measure the size of the hole in the tip you are using, that will give a...
  14. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,045

    Cool, Did you try turning the gas down? Less...

    Cool, Did you try turning the gas down? Less pressure on regulator and less flow from the valves on the torch. You wont be able to go to low on a large tip, it just wont work.
  15. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,045

    Are you using pure acetylene for gas? Nothing...

    Are you using pure acetylene for gas? Nothing else will burn as hot, which is only a problem when using other fuel gasses for welding. Heating or cutting is fine with other fuels.
  16. Replies
    102
    Views
    5,383

    Love to throw that one back. :angry:

    Love to throw that one back. :angry:
  17. First thing I would go for is a reamer. A tapered...

    First thing I would go for is a reamer. A tapered reamer commonly called bridge or car reamers. (meaning railroad car) These are used in structural ironwork to align bolt holes that do not match up....
  18. More idiocy from our friends in UK: Guy is...

    More idiocy from our friends in UK:

    Guy is arrested and jailed for having a potato peeler in public :nutter:
    Gun Control Goes Too Far In UK: Man Arrested For Having A Potato Peeler

    Proposed...
  19. Replies
    3
    Views
    500

    For those not familiar here is an old discussion...

    For those not familiar here is an old discussion on pros and cons of these type systems:
    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/royal-easychange-system-162283-print/
  20. Replies
    102
    Views
    5,383

    PG&E tree trimming contractor Davey is having no...

    PG&E tree trimming contractor Davey is having no trouble aggresivly trimming and removing trees here. I have had a few smaller ones completely cut down and several neigbors also had some large trees...
  21. If you switch the joint around why would the...

    If you switch the joint around why would the plate need to be machined at an angle? Why wont the angularity of the ball joint make the angle, they are designed to do this.
  22. The flange nut should help keep the treaded shaft...

    The flange nut should help keep the treaded shaft at 90º to the plate, it is less likely to roll over if the threads loosen a little.
    But most important is they look cool AND function well. I have...
  23. Homicides are also down in 2018: Homicides in...

    Homicides are also down in 2018:
    Homicides in the US Fall for Second Year as Murder Rate Drops in 38 States | Mises Wire
  24. No, It seems he did not want to ruin his calipers...

    No, It seems he did not want to ruin his calipers by having them contact red hot steel for any longer than needed. Get in and out as quick as possible, besides what he was making is not exactly a...
  25. No need for a lock nut in your situation, I would...

    No need for a lock nut in your situation, I would use a flange nut. As long as the shaft through the ball does not hit the body it will not rotate. If the shaft does hit the body then it will either...
Results 1 to 25 of 1500
Page 1 of 60 1 2 3 4