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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 11:37 PM
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Posted By LW Hiway
Thanks Randy. I'm not left handed, but...

Thanks Randy.

I'm not left handed, but will find myself on the blade side of the typical saw while cutting with an added straight edge most of the time to see the blades cut. Of course doing so...
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By LW Hiway
In pic one you'd make a Lego player proud. ...

In pic one you'd make a Lego player proud.

Enough of an excuse to buy one for tomorrow.

One reason I rid myself of cows at the place. Darn Mutant Ninja Bovine. :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By LW Hiway
Was a second good reason for my going with...

Was a second good reason for my going with Milwaukee. Even with them being China born. I went by reviews of others on certain websites including SFT to make the decisions.

Still making a...
Forum: Welding Yesterday, 12:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By LW Hiway
There are times I've asked for her assistance...

There are times I've asked for her assistance with some of the things I do around the place that allows her to increase her skill set with the work she has undertaken on her place.

I had plans...
Forum: Welding 12-16-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By LW Hiway
Ok, out of the boxes, both somewhat off the floor...

Ok, out of the boxes, both somewhat off the floor for use. The Vulcan has it's very own rolling stand and container for consumables and the Lincoln now has wheels and a higher off the floor...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By LW Hiway
To give props where due, I have a pair of Dewalt...

To give props where due, I have a pair of Dewalt cordless drill motors and have used the crap out of them a good 12 to 15 years now. One is in need of a brush change/TLC overhaul, but otherwise never...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-16-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By LW Hiway
Unfortunately, by their own admission, these...

Unfortunately, by their own admission, these cordless hand tools, to include drill motors and screw drivers and saws etc, are not made in the USA but rather made in China "To Milwaukee's...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 12-16-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By LW Hiway
Until that point that you re-read the title of...

Until that point that you re-read the title of the post and realize that "cool" is spiffy and not cold. lol Nice knives.

Running the river in Vn we would come across all type and shapes of...
Forum: Machining 12-16-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By LW Hiway
We, the older end of the membership, would bitch...

We, the older end of the membership, would bitch about having to carry the "free" gold bars from the truck to the house. :D

I've seen micro work on lathe and milling machines, machines not...
Forum: Machining 12-16-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By LW Hiway
Unlike watching shows on the tele, I was able to...

Unlike watching shows on the tele, I was able to mouse over and past the bull shit.

It was nice to see the lathe wire drilling pencil lead though. I can also appreciate the way his hands shook,...
Forum: Machining 12-16-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By LW Hiway
I've used wire drills, but.........

I've used wire sized drills before and thought I'd used some pretty thin tools to get some mighty small openings.

But...........

Just thought some of you might enjoy the skills involved....
Forum: Welding 12-16-2017, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By LW Hiway
Years ago I had to weld a fuel tank, large one,...

Years ago I had to weld a fuel tank, large one, sitting aside a very large hp 4wd tractor for my cousin.

One seam had split 20" of the 36" of the total length, some of it cracked on the side of...
Forum: Fabrication 12-15-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 966
Posted By LW Hiway
I've seen dozens of videos of folk using next to...

I've seen dozens of videos of folk using next to nothing to in the way of tools and do some amazing work with more patience than specific tooling that most of us take for granted.

Making a 400...
Forum: Welding 12-14-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By LW Hiway
You should get good use out of it.

You should get good use out of it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-14-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By LW Hiway
One is a lawn/soil roller shaped like a drum...

One is a lawn/soil roller shaped like a drum 30"x5' and the other is a knived cultivator 24"x5'. Both using 2" pillow or flange block bearings on each end to allow rotation.

I'm thinking of having...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-13-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By LW Hiway
I'm more in need of ideas of making a pair of...

I'm more in need of ideas of making a pair of wheels to swing up out of the way while the tool is in work and then roll under the tool allowing for better movement to and from as well as placement of...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-13-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By LW Hiway
D'D', that was my first look a few years ago, but...

D'D', that was my first look a few years ago, but have since bought a nice worthy hyd pump, a few cylinders of different size and reach, and all the needs for a hyd reservoir build system, valve...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-13-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By LW Hiway
Needs for the 1 row tractors

As my SA's do not have live hydraulics, but do have touch systems, there are some things that just do not make life easy.

As well, not having a live PTO just compounds things when needing some...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-12-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By LW Hiway
Are you talking simple Al pull/blind rivets or...

Are you talking simple Al pull/blind rivets or rivs like cherry's(CM's) and/or Hucks?

Possibly I'm blessed(:D) but I have Clecos of all sizes in mass qty's etc and will use these in lieu of temp...
Forum: Machining 12-11-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By LW Hiway
If I find the material it will probably be forged...

If I find the material it will probably be forged welded on. Although the material of the billet lends itself to hardening a surface adequate for an anvil as well.

It's a toss up.

Depending...
Forum: Machining 12-10-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By LW Hiway
Of course, when you have time message me his...

Of course, when you have time message me his contact info and/or phone #.

Depending on what his torch will do I could find myself doing this. In fact I'm doing a 2nd drawing of a smidge smaller...
Forum: Machining 12-10-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By LW Hiway
O&A will leave more cleanup than I would like to...

O&A will leave more cleanup than I would like to fool with.

I'm working on the dimensions at the moment.

The side profile of the billet will have 7 separate cuts.

The top profile will have 4...
Forum: Fabrication 12-10-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By LW Hiway
I have two complete axles standing up in the...

I have two complete axles standing up in the shop, one was cut for a trailer frame in work. Measure twice and cut once was my mistake. I measured once and ended up with an axle 2" shy of what was...
Forum: Machining 12-10-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By LW Hiway
Old dog, new tricks things in work here. I'm...

Old dog, new tricks things in work here. I'm needing someone to make the file on the different parts "for" me.

I picked up a 4'x8' slab of 5" material back when I was owner/operator of the...
Forum: Welding 12-10-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,339
Posted By LW Hiway
Not bought in store. I'm thinking it pays to...

Not bought in store. I'm thinking it pays to participate in the HF CEO's(?????) emails sent after making a large dollar purchase and short simple poll etc on past purchases, possibly.

There are...
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