Search:

Type: Posts; User: Wolfcreek-Steve

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Having a steady rest, spindle through hole size...

    Having a steady rest, spindle through hole size isn't as important, but that one is small. 3600 RPM motor doesn't make sense on an old lineshaft drive lathe that has sleeve or poured Babbitt...
  2. Replies
    27
    Views
    800

    One of my favorite little sayings. Remember...

    One of my favorite little sayings.
    Remember gentlemen, they are not called "The Friendly Suggestions of Physics."
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    397

    The only time I've had that problem, it was from...

    The only time I've had that problem, it was from the addition of a chunk of zinc.
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    206

    When I worked in a foundry, we would just pick...

    When I worked in a foundry, we would just pick the casting up and slam it down on the shaker table to break the sprue off. On stuff too big to throw around, it was a sledge hammer. Sprues were always...
  5. Replies
    7
    Views
    257

    He-he, I've got real ones from Detroit Diesels!...

    He-he, I've got real ones from Detroit Diesels!
    22657
    22658
  6. Replies
    15
    Views
    812

    Granted, all I do is aluminum, but I must be...

    Granted, all I do is aluminum, but I must be doing something wrong, I use these for 90% of my foundry work. 22651 The other 10% is covered by these.22652 If you are burning yourself skimming, try...
  7. Replies
    96
    Views
    8,713

    Yeah, that would never be pleasant!

    Yeah, that would never be pleasant!
  8. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,006

    You guys from Texas kill me, AC is a good thing...

    You guys from Texas kill me, AC is a good thing about 10 days a year up this way, a good heat system, either in-floor or infra-red is a major necessity at least 4-5 months/year in Iowa.
    My...
  9. Replies
    10
    Views
    374

    There are 2 different problems that could cause...

    There are 2 different problems that could cause this, the first being that the post on the door jam has moved and the latch mechanism can't get to the post. Too check this I would find a similar...
  10. Replies
    178
    Views
    7,010

    I have capped the end of a piece of 4" PVC pipe...

    I have capped the end of a piece of 4" PVC pipe and used it to bathe rusted tubing before fabrication. Much easier than trying to paint it on and keep it wet for a time after assembly.
  11. Replies
    178
    Views
    7,010

    Much better and safer than muriatic acid is...

    Much better and safer than muriatic acid is phosphoric acid. Self-etching primers contain phosphoric acid! Find a dairy farm supply store and you will find it in gallon jugs as milker pipeline...
  12. Replies
    96
    Views
    8,713

    Not so good for "concealed carry", but it does...

    Not so good for "concealed carry", but it does work on ground hogs, deer, grizzlys, etc. and will split firewood in a pinch. With my arthritic hands and wrists, I'm afraid to shoot it with the 45-70...
  13. My last tank of Oxygen lasted well over 10 years,...

    My last tank of Oxygen lasted well over 10 years, current one is almost empty in less than 3 months.
    My plasma cutter went up in smoke, so I have to rely on oxy-fuel until I can afford a new...
  14. Replies
    96
    Views
    8,713

    When my daughter was of dating age, I always took...

    When my daughter was of dating age, I always took the time to meet her boyfriends and strike up the "hey, did you ever see a pistol like this?" conversation.
    22597 45-70 14" bull barrel /muzzle...
  15. Your statement, "Oxy propane is cleaner and you...

    Your statement, "Oxy propane is cleaner and you don't need welding goggles to use it." bothers me. I use oxy propane to cut steel and you damn well should be using welding goggles with a #3-#5 lens...
  16. Thread: Sand

    by Wolfcreek-Steve
    Replies
    4
    Views
    330

    Find a company that sells masonry supplies to...

    Find a company that sells masonry supplies to contractors. Ask for silica sand, usually it is available in several different grain sizes and comes in 50lb bags. Much better material to start with...
  17. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,343

    I had a bad experience with a cheap ($50) no-name...

    I had a bad experience with a cheap ($50) no-name auto-darkening helmet. Even at full dark, I ended up having green spots in my vision after a few minutes of welding, tossing the helmet solved the...
  18. Thread: Forge

    by Wolfcreek-Steve
    Replies
    14
    Views
    686

    My grandfathers forge was about 4" of the end of...

    My grandfathers forge was about 4" of the end of a 50 gallon drum, with a hand crank blower plumbed into the bottom center. It was filled with something, (probably some sort of fire clay) 2" thick in...
  19. Thread: Forge

    by Wolfcreek-Steve
    Replies
    14
    Views
    686

    Does look to be galvanized, but you are going to...

    Does look to be galvanized, but you are going to insulate it with a refractory, aren't you? Zinc on the underside shouldn't be a problem.
  20. My 92 year old mother-in-law lives on one, (not...

    My 92 year old mother-in-law lives on one, (not that portable) that's all I know about them. I don't know the level of purity or the cost compared to bottles of oxygen. (they do require electricity...
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    545

    You got my name, look up the number. Dialing for...

    You got my name, look up the number.
    Dialing for dollars is trying to find me, I wait for delivery each day until three, So oh Lord, won't you buy me a color TV ?
  22. Replies
    70
    Views
    4,121

    I'm also interested!

    I'm also interested!
  23. Replies
    386
    Views
    27,772

    Somewhere in this world, I've heard of...

    Somewhere in this world, I've heard of "slow-blow" fuses and breakers. Anyone else?
  24. Replies
    386
    Views
    27,772

    Well I'm not one of you "high-brows that has TIG,...

    Well I'm not one of you "high-brows that has TIG, LOL but my welding table consists of a 1x6x24" hot rolled plate. I like the scaly hot rolled because B-B's don't stick to it. It is heavy enough to...
  25. Replies
    6
    Views
    472

    Looks like steam to me. When I mix up green...

    Looks like steam to me.
    When I mix up green sand, I start with 50 lbs powder dry sand, 7 lbs of bentonite, and less than a quart of water. this will get you very close to the correct consistency.
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4