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Forum: Fabrication Today, 01:07 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By SmokinDodge
Regular vinegar will take the millscale off...

Regular vinegar will take the millscale off quickly. After
That sneeze on it and and hour later it’ll be rusty
Forum: Fabrication Today, 12:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
No, criminal is not letting people cut hedge rows...

No, criminal is not letting people cut hedge rows for post and firewood and dozing it into a pile and burning. Criminal is what the loggers did to my property. Criminal is piling it all with a ton...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,058
Posted By SmokinDodge
You are correct. I seal the logs even if I mill...

You are correct. I seal the logs even if I mill right away to help with checking. Annnnd it's pretty easy to tell if one of my boards may or may not be in the correct pile. ;)

I usually get the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,058
Posted By SmokinDodge
I can buy flooring ready to install cheaper than...

I can buy flooring ready to install cheaper than I can cut my own trees. Since I'm planning to build a house I thought it would be nice to harvest some of the flooring myself. It's going to be 2-3...
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
That's awesome! If I had all decent trees to...

That's awesome! If I had all decent trees to work with that would be perfect. 30% of what I pull out of the woods would not run in that splitter. I dig it. It's not a good fit for me now, but I'm...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 12:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,058
Posted By SmokinDodge
I have not. I had loggers hired to clear this...

I have not. I had loggers hired to clear this patch of woods that operate a circle sawmill and sell firewood. It was beyond their capabilities to cut my trees, haul them out and push the slash to...
Forum: Fabrication 01-15-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
I’m dying to know, whatchu thinking Jason?

I’m dying to know, whatchu thinking Jason?
Forum: Fabrication 01-15-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
Practical for sure. I had to have something to...

Practical for sure. I had to have something to start with and a sheet is 48” wide. That’s the only reason I picked that number, pure and simple. That and I’m pretty sure I won’t run out of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-15-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,058
Posted By SmokinDodge
Dang near. :D Sometimes that may not be...

Dang near. :D

Sometimes that may not be called for however. ;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-15-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,058
Posted By SmokinDodge
Enjoying the fruits of my labor this evening. ...

Enjoying the fruits of my labor this evening. It’s colder than a mother in laws kiss tonight
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-15-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,058
Posted By SmokinDodge
Another piece to the puzzle. Bought a grapple...

Another piece to the puzzle. Bought a grapple bucket today. Once I get the cylinder repaired (small leak) we will be in business.
Forum: Fabrication 01-15-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
I have not. I don’t know who or where to find one...

I have not. I don’t know who or where to find one but that was one of my first thoughts. The rabaud has the most appealing design to me by far. I’ve contacted them for sale liturature and they sent...
Forum: Fabrication 01-15-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
I was thinking to cut them in half and use four...

I was thinking to cut them in half and use four beams to make the frame work out of.


I wish I had enough height in my shop to use them as beams for a hoist.....


Rod I believe you are...
Forum: Fabrication 01-14-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
Found this on Craigslist for $400. Anyone think...

Found this on Craigslist for $400. Anyone think it’s heavy enough????


2 I-beams with the following dimensions: 18 inch top to bottom, top "U" web : 10 inches wide with 2 1/2 inch tall "U"...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-14-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By SmokinDodge
I’ve never had a clutch failure either. But when...

I’ve never had a clutch failure either. But when I was working on $20,000 custom bikes I didn’t recommend oil that did not specificy that it was wet clutch compatible. Very few bottles of oil said...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-14-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By SmokinDodge
People can get away with a lot. I knew of a...

People can get away with a lot. I knew of a quarry that ran either 15-40 or 90w in EVERYTHING. 15-40 is not a good hydraulic fluid nor is it good for power shift transmissions but damnit, they only...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-14-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By SmokinDodge
Most of the power sport stuff takes a 10-40 oil. ...

Most of the power sport stuff takes a 10-40 oil. Ten years ago it was hell to try to find a synthetic that worked well with a wet clutch. Amsoil had the only product we could get locally.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-14-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By SmokinDodge
Jesus. It can’t be about saving money if he’s...

Jesus. It can’t be about saving money if he’s ruining engines with synthetic oil. :rolleyes:

Has he had clutch issues in the bike yet?
Forum: Fabrication 01-11-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
It’s all expensive. My last splitter all I...

It’s all expensive. My last splitter all I bought was a pump and some hydraulic fittings and I still got up to $1000 pretty easy.

I have some 1 1/4” hydraulic hose and some major beam coming...
Forum: Fabrication 01-11-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
It’ll depend on what pump I end up with but a 1:2...

It’ll depend on what pump I end up with but a 1:2 box may be in order.



There already a pump on the front, not an option. 1,000 pto is as good as it gets; I had already had thoughts of...
Forum: Fabrication 01-10-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
Probably square, in the neighborhood of 48"x48" ...

Probably square, in the neighborhood of 48"x48"



If I used a pump with those specs I'd run a 1:2 drive box to utilize the pump.
Forum: Fabrication 01-08-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
Funny thing. Had a crane come in today and I was...

Funny thing. Had a crane come in today and I was eyeballing the cylinder. Looks pretty familiar. :rolleyes:

If this wood splitter doesn’t work out I can always build a crane! :D
Forum: Fabrication 01-08-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
Only if Dave welds on it........ ;):D:devil:

Only if Dave welds on it........

;):D:devil:
Forum: Fabrication 01-08-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
They are. First is a four way then after that...

They are. First is a four way then after that they go all to hell


I think your are silly to touch the wood twice this day in age. I’ve never seen anyone cut to firewood length around here. I...
Forum: Fabrication 01-07-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,567
Posted By SmokinDodge
Not great camera work but very impressive setup. ...

Not great camera work but very impressive setup. The log at 6:40 made some interesting sounds.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Gx_zSl7S1ys
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