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by rrnut-2
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trailer Security
Replies: 22
Views: 1133

Re: Trailer Security

I watched one of the videos, nice. Many years ago, when I worked for a vending machine company, I would have to drill out a lock on a machine. Yes, they do fail and the route guy can't get in. Not a single person ever asked me what I was doing breaking into a vending machine, or whether or not that ...
by rrnut-2
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: tab washers needed for restoration
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: tab washers needed for restoration

I am not talking about star washers, Mcmaster #2741N13 for example.

Jim B
by rrnut-2
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: tab washers needed for restoration
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: tab washers needed for restoration

McMaster carries tab washers, but they don't look anything like the picture.

Jim B
by rrnut-2
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: tab washers needed for restoration
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: tab washers needed for restoration

Is this what you are looking for? I found this one at Grainger and is called a lock washer. Not very descriptive.

Jim B
by rrnut-2
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Bagley burner too hot.
Replies: 10
Views: 575

Re: Bagley burner too hot.

"Railroad Supply was still in business"

It still is in business.

Jim B
by rrnut-2
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trailer Security
Replies: 22
Views: 1133

Re: Trailer Security

What woke me up was the day my next door neighbor who has a ramp truck and I went up on the interstate to pick up a friends enclosed two place snowmobile trailer that lost a wheel and hub. A local policeman showed up, blue lights on, asked if we needed help and never asked for any identification or ...
by rrnut-2
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trailer Security
Replies: 22
Views: 1133

Re: Trailer Security

The tracker that I have sends me a message once a day telling me that it is in my driveway, unless I am on the road with it. But, If I need to, theft, I can call the tracker company and they will switch to continuous mode. Shortens the battery life, but if it gets my equipment back, it will be worth...
by rrnut-2
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: Favorite Places to Shop In Your Area
Topic: New Jersey: Cook Tool & Machine
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: New Jersey: Cook Tool & Machine

USPS has gotten a lot better a tracking in the past 5 years or so. Before that, the package would be on my doorstep and their tracking would still say it was in the midwest somewhere. Now, it seems to be spot on and detailed.

Jim B
by rrnut-2
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: TM 2021 Prep
Replies: 55
Views: 2793

Re: TM 2021 Prep

I have Goodyear on both of my trailers and they do say made in the USA.

Jim B
by rrnut-2
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LED Shop Lighting
Replies: 140
Views: 14113

Re: LED Shop Lighting

Steve wrote: "Today I learned that there is something called a "disappearing filament pyrometer." I haven't looked it up, but from the name, I think we can guess how that works." This what the foundry used with the pyrometer for measuring metel temps. If you were lucky, you might get 3 measurements ...
by rrnut-2
Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the difference.....
Replies: 11
Views: 694

Re: What is the difference.....

When I started at the foundry, we had 5 mg sets for melting. Two of which I hated to work on, one was a 300kw, and the other 200kw Brown Boveris, 4160vac, 60Hz in and 3000vac out at 1500Hz, both water cooled. Did I mention that one of them leaked water? Shortly after I had started, the 300Kw unit ha...
by rrnut-2
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the difference.....
Replies: 11
Views: 694

Re: What is the difference.....

A motor-generator is a electric Motor driving a generator. Such as Harolds MG melter, the motor end is 240vac 3 phase, turning a generator that is putting out 3000 VAC at 3kHz, Harold correct me if I am wrong. This is quite often all as one unit. However, I have one here that is 480VAC, 60Hz, 3 phas...