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Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! Yesterday, 04:03 PM
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Posted By Couper
No sweat... it really is no rush, I'm just...

No sweat... it really is no rush, I'm just getting back in the swing of things. Just checking...Thanks
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 246
Posted By Couper
Those are basically the bits I have been...

Those are basically the bits I have been buying... I'm going to go with the sharpening and see how I make out. I definitly going to snag Turbo's bit storage system.

BTW....Did you decide against...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 246
Posted By Couper
Hey Turbo Thanks for all that.... nice job...

Hey Turbo

Thanks for all that.... nice job on storing the bits and that's awesome write up on the drill press. I think I will try the speed control unit first and if it doesn't work give that a...
Forum: Builds! 01-22-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,308
Views: 461,149
Posted By Couper
Torchie..... which build is this for?

Torchie..... which build is this for?
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 01-22-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Couper
Anyone running something like this on any of your...

Anyone running something like this on any of your tooling?
...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 01-22-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 246
Posted By Couper
Felt pretty good today so I went down to Harbor...

Felt pretty good today so I went down to Harbor Frieght and bought a 99.00 bench grinder. Watched a couple videos and it looks like I got it. Some chip and some spiral can't tell what I'm doing...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-22-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Couper
Very Cool.... 1958. Look at those prices!

Very Cool.... 1958. Look at those prices!
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 01-22-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 246
Posted By Couper
I saw those.... I'm gona get a bench grinder and...

I saw those.... I'm gona get a bench grinder and the proper wheel first and give it a go first and if I can't get it I'll pick up one of those.
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 01-22-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 246
Posted By Couper
My father in law and dad as well. My job has a...

My father in law and dad as well. My job has a big machine shop....I'm gona ask one of the machinsts to give me a lesson.
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 01-22-2022, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 246
Posted By Couper
Yes.... I believe this. And I do have to learn...

Yes.... I believe this. And I do have to learn how to sharpen drills. I've thrown away enough drill bits to sink a small boat.

My father in law tried to teach me when I was a kid but didn't catch...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 01-22-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 246
Posted By Couper
Gotcha Merc thanks. I do try to use a pilot hole...

Gotcha Merc thanks. I do try to use a pilot hole first but rarely use fluid.... What has caused many drilling issues foir me is I may have miss located a hole, plug closed and had to redrill close...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 01-22-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 246
Posted By Couper
I have to check my drill press....I believe it's...

I have to check my drill press....I believe it's on the slowest speed but not very slow.
Forum: Builds! 01-21-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,308
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Posted By Couper
I didn't read this thoughly but I thought I'd...

I didn't read this thoughly but I thought I'd just say this. And maybe it has been covered but I had some discussions on other forums concerning hinge pins.

The knurl on the pin is important, the...
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 01-21-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 246
Posted By Couper
Drill Bits

While sitting around a circle of guys at a Drill Wreckers Anomymous meeting:

Hi my name is Bob and I can break, dull and burnup any drill bit..... LOL

I am sooooo rough on bits. I normally buy...
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 01-21-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By Couper
This in bed **** is for the birds!!!!! Found...

This in bed **** is for the birds!!!!!

Found this on line and decided to buy one to help with cutting my pie angles....cheap enough at 30 bucks

https://vimeo.com/227483790

The also had these...
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 01-21-2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By Couper
Thanks Kenny....I'm gona give it my best shot!

Thanks Kenny....I'm gona give it my best shot!
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 01-20-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By Couper
Thanks OI!

Thanks OI!
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 01-20-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By Couper
I got it.... so we are persuading the collector...

I got it.... so we are persuading the collector onto the straights.

I just took a look and I'm going to make some elbows somewhere between 22 1/2 and 45 degrees so I order 4 bends from the...
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 01-20-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By Couper
[/QUOTE]then using a piece of round stock flat on...

[/QUOTE]then using a piece of round stock flat on the outside of the reducer tap it in to meet the welds you did on the diamond.[/QUOTE]

Thank you Glen..... I'm not sure what you men by that last...
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 01-19-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By Couper
Header Collector Welding

Still not ready to hit the garage yet but thinking about the welder build. I did get the flanges with the stubs already welded on and received the BBC patriot header kit. I trimed up some 1.5" pvc so...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-18-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 219
Posted By Couper
Same wife for 48 years.... but can't comment much...

Same wife for 48 years.... but can't comment much cause I've been not a good boy too many times. I'm on a strict diet these days... Glad she put up with it all and is still here.
Forum: Shop/Garage/Tool talk! 01-17-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By Couper
Sorry you had to deal with that snopro and thanks...

Sorry you had to deal with that snopro and thanks for sharing....it'll make us all think twice.

Aside from eye & face protection I find that gloves are a big protector for me, especially when...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 01-17-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 58,515
Posted By Couper
We got 4" or so and was raining when I woke...

We got 4" or so and was raining when I woke up....lots of slush but going down to freezing this eve and the next few days in the teens it looks like so my boy is coming over to clear the driveway and...
Forum: Builds! 01-17-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 56,064
Posted By Couper
Hey Kenny x2 on that column clamp.

Hey Kenny x2 on that column clamp.
Forum: Builds! 01-16-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 56,064
Posted By Couper
That's for sure....I didn't think I could get it...

That's for sure....I didn't think I could get it all to fit but it's clear now.

Thanks on the gussets!
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