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Forum: Welding 10-12-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,524
Posted By sbi1
For the actual cord ends as opposed to a...

For the actual cord ends as opposed to a repurposed wall rec., any good electric supply should be able to order them (my experience has been that few carry them in stock). Or, there's always...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-01-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,290
Posted By sbi1
I don't know about IL, but around here my first...

I don't know about IL, but around here my first choice for domestic pipe would be an industrial/steel supplier. Second choice probably an hvac supply house (someone who caters to the gas piping...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-02-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,147
Posted By sbi1
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Forum: Fabrication 07-28-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By sbi1
And a picture of the tank set on the 04. ...

And a picture of the tank set on the 04.

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Forum: Fabrication 07-28-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By sbi1
Tank Remount

Going through pictures on my phone, and had a few from this job. In house work, pulled a 2800 gal. propane delivery body off of a 1995 Kodiak and remounted on a 2004 International. Had to shorten the...
Forum: Fabrication 10-31-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 35,297
Posted By sbi1
The square chain is grade 120. ...

The square chain is grade 120. http://www.awdirect.com/grade%2D120%2Dbulk%2Dchain%2D9%2D32%2Din%2D5200%2Dlb%2Dwll%2Dg12%2D932/bulk%2Dchain/

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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-12-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By sbi1
My experience has been that the Kubota style...

My experience has been that the Kubota style works better. With the shared pin, the position of the thumb to the bucket will stay constant. I've run both styles on various machines, there are...
Forum: Fabrication 03-21-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,289
Posted By sbi1
Just a guess, but the trailer used in the past,...

Just a guess, but the trailer used in the past, you loaded between the fenders? Most of that style trailer max out at about 82-84" inside the fenders, with a total width of 96-102" outside. You...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-15-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By sbi1
It'll be handy- i've got an 8k Komatsu w/duals,...

It'll be handy- i've got an 8k Komatsu w/duals, it gets used a lot. Mine's about 15,000#, I'd guess yours is about the same. The Komatsu surprised me, it's actually strong enough to climb onto a 9...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-07-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
The carpenters just left the housewrap intact...

The carpenters just left the housewrap intact until I get the doors. Already had the windows, so they put them in as they went.

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Forum: Shop & Safety 12-07-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,928
Posted By sbi1
I had a set of the custom molded plugs made at...

I had a set of the custom molded plugs made at the gun show last year, and they are well worth the $50 (imho). I work on tobacco curing equipment in the summer (7.5 to 10hp fans, running...
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-07-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
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Mine too.

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Forum: Shop & Safety 12-07-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
Some more progress- the framing is done, waiting...

Some more progress- the framing is done, waiting on the metal for the roof and walls. At least it looks like a shop now.

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Forum: Shop & Safety 11-28-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
If I didn't work for a gas company, I might. ...

If I didn't work for a gas company, I might.

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Forum: Shop & Safety 11-27-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
Probably propane, i'm going to put central heat...

Probably propane, i'm going to put central heat and a/c in the raised portion. The rest will be propane, heat only.

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Forum: Shop & Safety 11-27-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
I've got a 400A service on my house, with 200A...

I've got a 400A service on my house, with 200A dedicated for this building. Don't see many cellars around here- unless you can leave one side open for a walkout, drainage is to big of a problem. ...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-27-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
25'x45' is raised, that will be office, bathroom,...

25'x45' is raised, that will be office, bathroom, and woodworking equipment. I didn't want plumbing in the slab, and eventually I want to put dust collection under the floor for the woodshop. The...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-27-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
More pictures

1,2. Grading around the right end and back.
3. the framing so far.
4,5. Pics of the equipment.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-27-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
Progress

Got the concrete poured, framed the floor on the raised section, started framing walls. Also worked on grading around the building. It's looking more shoplike all the time. Hopefully we'll be able...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-15-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
Progress Report

Between the weekly rains, the block work has gotten done. The trusses showed up by surprise yesterday :eek:. The carpenters are planning to start framing the 25' x 45' floor section on Friday,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-30-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
Stick built, on a 2' block wall.

Stick built, on a 2' block wall.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-30-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
That's about all the ground around here-red clay...

That's about all the ground around here-red clay and rocks:D. When you can back a loaded 10yd. concrete truck up 6" from the footing and it doesn't cave in, that's solid ground. The building is...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-30-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
And a few shots of the footing. Poured on...

And a few shots of the footing. Poured on Wednesday, block for the foundation delivered on Friday. Mason is going to start tomorrow morning, hopefully finishing in a couple of days.
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-30-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,225
Posted By sbi1
From the ground up

Finally decided to build a shop behind my house, I'm getting tired of going to the company shop every time I need to build/repair something. Actually got started about a month ago, but just have...
Forum: Fabrication 10-28-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,447
Posted By sbi1
How about going to Staples/Kinko's/etc., and...

How about going to Staples/Kinko's/etc., and having the pdf printed and bound? No idea what it would cost, but it would certainly make the reading easier.
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