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Forum: Shop & Safety 12-07-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Shade Tree Welder
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01G1LPMP4/ref=o...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01G1LPMP4/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_4?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A34MFVQ7ZZQFY8
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-07-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,039
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Yup. The Hyperikon LEDs will be much...

Yup.

The Hyperikon LEDs will be much brighter than my current T-8s but the T-8s
are good enough for now. I do have a 4 bulb fixture in my kitchen and the
bulbs are dying in it. I plan on...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-07-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
The Japanese auto mfr's are pushing the 0W-12 and...

The Japanese auto mfr's are pushing the 0W-12 and 0W-16 specification.
CO2 emissions is the drive for this.
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-06-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,039
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I had shitty Chinese mag. ballasts that were over...

I had shitty Chinese mag. ballasts that were over 20 years old, I checked the
current draw of one of my fixtures before and after, IIRC I was at 36% or 38%
of the current draw with the LEDs over...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-06-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,039
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Flies and those God damned Asian beetles, the...

Flies and those God damned Asian beetles, the orange "Lady Bugs";
yup the worst part of the job, cleaning out the old bugs.
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-06-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,039
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
My shop is heated but I turn it down to 45F at...

My shop is heated but I turn it down to 45F at night or if I am not planning on
being out there to save on fuel. They have no issues in cold, I also have been
converting the barn over to LED and...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-06-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Thanks for the offer!! But my torches are all...

Thanks for the offer!! But my torches are all Smith, so it wont do me any good.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Mobilgear 600 XP 460 would also work. The...

Mobilgear 600 XP 460 would also work. The Mobilgear tradename is not really
used by Mobil much and I think everyone just uses it on a Mobil Gear oil, but
that is not accurate.

Kinda like 90W...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I think you mean Mobil SHC 634. ...

I think you mean Mobil SHC 634.

https://www.mobil.com/en/industrial/lubricants/products/mobil-shc-634

It would be good for Milo too...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
No, as a matter of fact a majority of them will...

No, as a matter of fact a majority of them will not as most are GL-4 or 5
and will have the same chemistry in the additive. Also automotive parts
shops are going to carry automotive grades of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-06-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,039
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Not all LEDs are equals, so be careful when...

Not all LEDs are equals, so be careful when comparing different makes.

I replace the bulb in my shop, kept the old fixtures, had to rewire them which
is very easy. And installed the new bulbs....
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-06-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Propane is C3H8 Propene is C3H6 (aka propylene)...

Propane is C3H8
Propene is C3H6 (aka propylene)
Propyne is C2H4 (but has the same issues as acetylene aka as Ethyne)

There are 2 benefits from going with propylene that aid in solving "freeze...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-06-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Yeah, I have no desire to win a Darwin Award. ...

Yeah, I have no desire to win a Darwin Award. :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Not really you want a ISO 460 viscosity grade for...

Not really you want a ISO 460 viscosity grade for a worm gear and the R&O/ AW is really a hydraulic fluid and this is an ISO 32 grade.

Worm gear oil is what you want.

A non-EP corn head grease...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-06-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Propylene: Foundry and Forge

The Spawn of Shade, Matt, has been working on a foundry this summer and
now is interested in building a forge. So we were using some old LP gas I
have laying around. We use a lot of LP and the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-05-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Nice mechanical work. But I would drain and...

Nice mechanical work. But I would drain and clean that 85W-90 gear oil
out of the gear motor quickly. I and betting that the gear oil you used is
a GL-4 or GL-5 gear oil, those are EP gear oils...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-03-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,520
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Truck is done. Test drive and the truck does...

Truck is done.

Test drive and the truck does not rattle heading down the road any more!

Much nicer.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-03-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,520
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Bed is on.

Bed is on.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-03-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,520
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Barium is naturally radioactive. The 130Ba...

Barium is naturally radioactive. The 130Ba isotope (the 130 should be a
superscript) is radioactive, the nucleus absorbs 2 electrons, known as electron
capture and then radiate gamma rays as a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-02-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,520
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
My local body guy has a couple of t-shirts that...

My local body guy has a couple of t-shirts that got sprayed he was wearing
one of the ones that got sprayed, he said over a year ago it been washed
dozens of times and the spray coating is not...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-01-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,520
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Where did you read that it cannot withstand wash...

Where did you read that it cannot withstand wash off?
I have seen it applied, tacky is not what I would call it, I would call it waxy.
This coating lasts years before recoating is needed, or my...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-01-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,520
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Done. And they were very clean when I pulled the...

Done. And they were very clean when I pulled the unit. The screens were
not very fine in my tank. They pretty much just keep out he big pieces.
The main filter is up on the engine. Assuming...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-01-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,520
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Progress has been slow this week, other projects,...

Progress has been slow this week, other projects, wrestling kicked off for the younger son. So anyway... As of tonight all that is left to do is basically remount the new bed...

That includes:
...
Forum: Welding 11-29-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Buyin' them is like being mugged.... :rolleyes:

Buyin' them is like being mugged.... :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-29-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,520
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Most Excellent! Thanks!

Most Excellent!

Thanks!
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