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Forum: Fabrication 06-02-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,995
Posted By Silverback
I think I remember Franz, I think for me early on...

I think I remember Franz, I think for me early on I had a discussion with you that turned into something about race cars, I think it might have been Caddie engine swaps.
Forum: Fabrication 05-31-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,995
Posted By Silverback
What do you mean by "$50 exchange warranty?" ...

What do you mean by "$50 exchange warranty?" Like $50 with the exchange of one that you can fix? If so what do you charge without an exchange?

I would jump on that around here. There's 1...
Forum: Welding 05-30-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Silverback
Oh, FWIW, very few people cook on actual wood. ...

Oh, FWIW, very few people cook on actual wood.

They usually either cook on charcoal and add a few small chunks of wood (lots of similar ways to do that including the basket full of wood chips...
Forum: Welding 05-30-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Silverback
Just get a standard Weber kettle grill. ...

Just get a standard Weber kettle grill.

They work great, better than expected capacity (I regularly do 20some lb turkeys on my 22" one) and they're surprisingly durable- I've had the same one...
Forum: Machining 05-09-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Silverback
Bridgeport DRO X-axis Scale Question

What's better, mounting it to the front or the back of the table? I'm wondering if losing the ability to mount something off the front of the table is a bigger deal than losing some Y-axis travel.
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Forum: Fabrication 05-07-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,995
Posted By Silverback
10 years? Around here it doesn't matter how...

10 years?

Around here it doesn't matter how you take care of it a modern mower doesn't last that long without repairs (though I know of 30y/o "cheap" at the time mowers that look better than my...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-27-2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
I know exactly what the stock one looks like (see...

I know exactly what the stock one looks like (see the attached), I have a part number and like I mentioned already, Kellogg and the distributor that they put me in touch with couldn't locate one.
...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-23-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
Why do you say that? I contacted Kellogg and...

Why do you say that?

I contacted Kellogg and came up with a PN for the flywheel but neither I or they could find one anywhere.

I've somewhat wondered the same but they seem to be just neutral...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-23-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
While I'm thinking about it, is there any way of...

While I'm thinking about it, is there any way of testing the compressor head before I spend time making mounts/buying parts to hook it up to the motor?

FWIW, I did try moving the tank around with...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-23-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
Well, I hooked the magnetek motor to power and...

Well, I hooked the magnetek motor to power and nothing. Any suggestions how to diagonse what's wrong with it? I attached a pic of what's under the cover, looks like a start/run capacitor and a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-20-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
Eh, I'm back at it again... life got in the way...

Eh, I'm back at it again... life got in the way as it always does and having at least the little compressor sitting there madt this not as big a priority.

I took the magnetek motor apart trying...
Forum: Fabrication 10-18-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,161
Posted By Silverback
Ironman, you have me a bit overwhelmed here...

Ironman, you have me a bit overwhelmed here (honestly I haven't had much time to follow up on my own project, hopefully tonight, well it's early in the morning and I haven't slept yet, I'm hoping to...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-14-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
Thinking out loud, I have 3 questions (I'm sure...

Thinking out loud, I have 3 questions (I'm sure more will follow):

If a single v-belt and small pulley on the motor has problems with belt wrap is there a reason not to put an idler/tensioner...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-14-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
Oh, I usually spend hours looking for stuff i...

Oh, I usually spend hours looking for stuff i know I have :mad:



It's grooved for an A or B belt... I have no idea if that's adequate.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-12-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
I really forgot how nice this thing is to use. ...

I really forgot how nice this thing is to use. It's really quiet compared to the big compressor. it just sorta chug chug chugs, the loudest noise it makes is it scooting across the floor as it...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-12-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
When last saw our intrepid hero... Sorry I...

When last saw our intrepid hero...

Sorry I disappeared, things just got busy (my county has decided that vehicle repair in residential areas is not allowed though there doesn't appear to be any...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-12-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
I appreciate it, when I figure out if I'm going...

I appreciate it, when I figure out if I'm going that route i'll contact you.
Forum: Fabrication 10-02-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,161
Posted By Silverback
Chris, I don't know what it is but it sure feels...

Chris, I don't know what it is but it sure feels like it's contagious. I've had a whole pile of stuff let the die horribly all at the same time. Heck, there's 2 things I fixed friday night that in...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-02-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By Silverback
Electric Motor HP Ratings

What is with electric motor HP ratings??? I understand that these things can have different efficiencies but this just doesn't make sense (this has bothered me for a while and I've heard of all...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-01-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
FWIW, I found another label on the bottom of the...

FWIW, I found another label on the bottom of the HF motor... not thrilled about this, but this thing is enormously heavy, much heavier than the AO Smith motor.

The second pic is the second...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-01-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
Um, woops... somehow I've looked up that...

Um, woops... somehow I've looked up that compressor spec in 2 different places and never noticed the power chart.
(why don't we have an embarassed smiley???)

So possibly another stupid question,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-01-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
Ironman, I totally missed this post and just...

Ironman, I totally missed this post and just noticed it:



I think this partially answers my question, you think 5hp will be limited to about 800rpm? Why? How did you do that math? Are you...
Forum: Fabrication 10-01-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,161
Posted By Silverback
I totally forgot about that place... I always...

I totally forgot about that place... I always wonder why it doesn't come up in searches. When I first found it I spent some time going through their catalog making up projects I could do with the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-30-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
1- The broken compressor- that's the piston on...

1- The broken compressor- that's the piston on the RH side behind the crank laying facing with the top towards the picture, you can see the bottom of the cylinder got hammered and a bit of broken rod...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-30-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,990
Posted By Silverback
Yea, there's farm country around here (heck, I...

Yea, there's farm country around here (heck, I live off a street with a bunch of horse farms on it), but it's not like farm country anywhere else. Equipment finds like that (and anything industrial)...
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