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Forum: Fabrication 11-18-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By TEK
Very nice! ...Well thought out and nicely done!.....

Very nice! ...Well thought out and nicely done!..
How's that quote go?

"a thing of beauty is a joy forever"


I'm curious, is that orangewood on there?...:confused:
Forum: Fabrication 11-03-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By TEK
Because, 'good enough', seldom is....

Because, 'good enough', seldom is....
Forum: Fabrication 11-03-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By TEK
I learned that letting someone watch you weld,...

I learned that letting someone watch you weld, even with all the verbal hints included, just doesn't work.

If I am really interested in teaching someone, I have to hold their hand.
Really, ...
Forum: Fabrication 11-01-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By TEK
I have never understood what compels a man to...

I have never understood what compels a man to stop, when he looks at what he has done. It is painfully obvious that those welds are shit, why do people leave them like that and think it's ok?
Forum: Machining 10-30-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By TEK
That's a new one for me, never heard of this...

That's a new one for me, never heard of this before. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-20-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By TEK
The couple of times I've driven between Iowa and...

The couple of times I've driven between Iowa and California I have stopped and checked out the flats, Bonneville Salt Flats.

The last time, early 2013, it was a kinda brisk 06:00 and I swear I...
Forum: Fabrication 09-20-2017, 02:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,465
Posted By TEK
I would remove the plastic and swage to bare...

I would remove the plastic and swage to bare cable.

You might get away with swaging on plastic for a little while but eventually the plastic is going to come apart and then someone gets hurt.
...
Forum: Fabrication 09-01-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,044
Posted By TEK
Actually, pliers alone will get the wire tight...

Actually, pliers alone will get the wire tight enough, too tight if you aren't careful.
I wanted to try it one time and did cut off a piece of air hose that I was trying it on.

You could...
Forum: Fabrication 08-31-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,044
Posted By TEK
Nothing against you but that seems like a lot of...

Nothing against you but that seems like a lot of work to make to do the same thing I can do with a pair of pliers, in half the time. ..

Thanks for the link tho, there are a couple of other things...
Forum: Welding 08-29-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,982
Posted By TEK
(oscillations per minuet) And dancing? ..:p

(oscillations per minuet)

And dancing? ..:p
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-03-2017, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By TEK
And a 36 inch OTC bar....damn near...

And a 36 inch OTC bar....damn near indestructible. :D
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-20-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,066
Posted By TEK
Not a bad toss, probably a fair amount of...

Not a bad toss, probably a fair amount of damage.




Yeah, c'mon, you know enquiring minds have to know that stuff.

I worked with a guy that destroyed one with a little ball pein hammer....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-10-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,266
Posted By TEK
Hehe, yeah. ...I have heard it called 'mountain...

Hehe, yeah. ...I have heard it called 'mountain misery'.....
Forum: Fabrication 07-01-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,140
Posted By TEK
Mmmmm, yeah. ..that just about sums it up....

Mmmmm, yeah. ..that just about sums it up....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-27-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,334
Posted By TEK
Ya know, it helps to put my glasses on before...

Ya know, it helps to put my glasses on before posting. I'm thinking you're correct and I am wrong. ..:o I just have a Mustang mind set..love the '66 2+2..

I also like those Chevs, the Camaro is...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-27-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,334
Posted By TEK
I'm going with a Boss 302 Mustang. ..maybe a Mach...

I'm going with a Boss 302 Mustang. ..maybe a Mach 1 but I have my doubts on that. ..
Forum: Fabrication 06-09-2017, 03:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,712
Posted By TEK
I trust ya,but, just to be sure, why don't you...

I trust ya,but, just to be sure, why don't you send me one, fully assembled, and let me wring it out for a couple years, just to make sure...::cool:

DOM Ti I'm guessing?
Forum: Fabrication 06-08-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,712
Posted By TEK
Having cut my share of steel, and seeing what...

Having cut my share of steel, and seeing what happens when cutting discs or grinder discs shatter, this project does spook me a little. .

There are some posts on this site about grinders and cut...
Forum: Fabrication 06-08-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
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Views: 2,372
Posted By TEK
There are probably better ways but you could post...

There are probably better ways but you could post it to YouTube and then post a link to it...I have no idea otherwise.
Maybe the site Empress would be able to help?

That is a neat looking...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-08-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,410
Posted By TEK
:d:d:d:d:)

:d:d:d:d:)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-07-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,428
Posted By TEK
No, but it certainly works... The green is a...

No, but it certainly works...
The green is a glue and the red is similar to Gaskacinch, kinda slimy, snot like...
Forum: Fabrication 06-07-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,807
Posted By TEK
That's what I was thinking, 14.3 grains at about...

That's what I was thinking, 14.3 grains at about 800fps applied to the head and you're halfway to dinner time..:)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-06-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By TEK
We used to call that a smoke run...as in thrash...

We used to call that a smoke run...as in thrash it for a bit and see what smokes...

kinda loses a little when the issue was too much smoke..
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-06-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,428
Posted By TEK
I've tried it both ways but I pretty much believe...

I've tried it both ways but I pretty much believe in the old school way, CAT Greenshit to glue the gasket to one side, CAT Redshit to seal the other side. .
Forum: Fabrication 05-15-2017, 02:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,694
Posted By TEK
This is an interesting video, I had about the...

This is an interesting video, I had about the same questions as y'all so I looked around a little. .

https://youtu.be/h6IFfAeZ8cg
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