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Forum: Fabrication 10-22-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,486
Posted By Grizz
well the trucker isn't very resourceful at all, 2...

well the trucker isn't very resourceful at all, 2 chains and 2 boomers would have held the neck down just fine, the top plate is just to keep the neck from nose diving when it isn't supported by a...
Forum: Fabrication 10-20-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,486
Posted By Grizz
That is not a cheap lowbed, quality control is...

That is not a cheap lowbed, quality control is usually very good. some body really dropped the ball on that trailer
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Grizz
Yes tiny seeds can get into an engine through the...

Yes tiny seeds can get into an engine through the exhaust, if an exhaust valve is open. I would pull the spark plugs if the engine wont spin over freely and see if there is seed in the cylinder. if...
Forum: Fabrication 09-17-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By Grizz
I have a pto driven Johndeere if you need a...

I have a pto driven Johndeere if you need a project
Forum: Fabrication 09-04-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,250
Posted By Grizz
I think that the blue winching type makes the...

I think that the blue winching type makes the most sense too, and doesn't need a huge amount of excess wire.
Forum: Fabrication 09-04-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,381
Posted By Grizz
I may be designed to raise a normally locked...

I may be designed to raise a normally locked adjuster into adjusting position, Some heavy truck air brake slack adjusters needed a lock pin to be raised to let you back them of, although I think this...
Forum: Fabrication 09-02-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,881
Posted By Grizz
I do the cardboard pieces and tape method, but I...

I do the cardboard pieces and tape method, but I also have a bunch of angle "checkers" that I made up out od 1/8x1 aluminum flat in varying lengths, I take 2 pieces of flat and drill a hole in the...
Forum: Fabrication 09-02-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,250
Posted By Grizz
the plan was different than those in this thread,...

the plan was different than those in this thread, I ended up with a twisted tail of wire at the end. this winter I will build one like these ,I can definitely see one coming in handy.
Forum: Fabrication 09-01-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,250
Posted By Grizz
your tool turned out nice, I made a wire clamping...

your tool turned out nice, I made a wire clamping tool from the homemade tools site, but it didn't work that well, it would clamp tight but there was no real way to keep the wire tight, unless I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-30-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,845
Posted By Grizz
not really it is high carbon steel designed to...

not really it is high carbon steel designed to withstand torsional loads and carry drilling mud downhole to lube and clean the cut.

when it has been used to its' cycle life it is sold as surplus....
Forum: Fabrication 07-30-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By Grizz
http://shopfloortalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4...

http://shopfloortalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=47619
Vernon did a thread on an awesome small trailer build take a look.
You will spend almost as much building one but quality counts, also check...
Forum: Machining 07-30-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By Grizz
tapping aluminum usually in my experience...

tapping aluminum usually in my experience required a lube like wd-40 or other graphite based stuff, and 1/2 turn in ,3/4 out, 1 1/4 in 3/4 out lube then once more, either blow the swarf out or remove...
Forum: Welding 07-30-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,162
Posted By Grizz
The last Powcon I used had multiple settings. IE...

The last Powcon I used had multiple settings. IE CV/CC and a bunch of other switchable choices, make sure CV is selected, try changing your polarity (you need opposite for gas shield vs core shield,...
Forum: Fabrication 07-30-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,888
Posted By Grizz
https://www.hy-capacity.com/index.php?page=Agricul...

https://www.hy-capacity.com/index.php?page=Agricultural&MFG=117&TYP=104&MOD=0&GRP=0&SG1=0&SG2=0&SG3=0
these guys make replacement hydraulic parts for a lot of stuff, often the same price as rebuilt.
Forum: Fabrication 07-30-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Grizz
Maybe on a tiny fastener, I never heat things...

Maybe on a tiny fastener, I never heat things just take them out
Forum: Fabrication 07-29-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,624
Posted By Grizz
Grade 2 nuts often come with one size bigger hex,...

Grade 2 nuts often come with one size bigger hex, and after you weld a grade 5 you soften it anyway
Forum: Fabrication 07-29-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,493
Posted By Grizz
the crimped nuts are called Stovers, I see Keith...

the crimped nuts are called Stovers, I see Keith beat me to it
Forum: Fabrication 07-29-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Grizz
I agree with the locktight answer except for the...

I agree with the locktight answer except for the blue part, there are 2 colors of locktight in my world RED and green (green is thin am cam seep into things)
I had a chart from locktight the...
Forum: Fabrication 07-16-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,888
Posted By Grizz
Check the propane system, to make sure that the...

Check the propane system, to make sure that the lock off is working, it should be the first thing connected to the line from the tank, with either a wire or a vacuum hose connected to it, with out...
Forum: Fabrication 06-18-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,361
Posted By Grizz
the biggest advantage of the band saw is that you...

the biggest advantage of the band saw is that you can let it cut material un attended, and bands are relatively cheap. the dry cut chop saw needs to be operated and a new blade will be spendy
Forum: Fabrication 06-14-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,485
Posted By Grizz
I would trim a steel washer a tiny bit smaller...

I would trim a steel washer a tiny bit smaller than the hole/ blank and use the washer to protect the table. then weld a nut or piece of tubing or pipe, to the blank, getting as much heat into the...
Forum: Fabrication 06-04-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,228
Posted By Grizz
I applaud you attention to detail, especially on...

I applaud you attention to detail, especially on the wiring. I wish you many years of trouble (and scratch) free trailering. :cool:
Forum: Fabrication 05-23-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,420
Posted By Grizz
If you look at the one in the picture you can see...

If you look at the one in the picture you can see that it was added to , although probably at the factory, because the joint on the outside and the extra piece of lock are at opposite ends, no reason...
Forum: Fabrication 05-21-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,420
Posted By Grizz
The slider pictured is a pretty common Holland...

The slider pictured is a pretty common Holland slider, they work well if kept clean and square. the wheel will probably need a rebuild kit, or at least a spring kit, although a good cleaning might be...
Forum: Fabrication 05-17-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By Grizz
Air lift and ride rite both build kits for pickup...

Air lift and ride rite both build kits for pickup trucks. Depending on the type of tandem suspension you have you can do what you are trying relatively easily with a bit of thought without bending...
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