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by Chris Smith
Sun Jul 12, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Welding
Topic: My Expensive New Welding Magnets
Replies: 14
Views: 6367

Re: My Expensive New Welding Magnets

I have a solar powered autodark helmet. It is about 12 years old and works perfectly. Never a problem. It is a ProStar, model FEB HPDI-4X5. Got it at one of the local welding stores.

Chris Smith
by Chris Smith
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling holes in rocks - Help
Replies: 46
Views: 7174

Re: Drilling holes in rocks - Help

I have had a Hilti for about 12 years. Cost a fortune but it is as good as when I bought it. If you can justify the cost then get one.

Chris Smith
by Chris Smith
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How To Remove Threaded End Of Broken Pipe?
Replies: 8
Views: 2608

Re: How To Remove Threaded End Of Broken Pipe?

I have internal pipe wrenches for that sort of problem and they generally work. Do not get cheap ones because they break.

Chris Smith
by Chris Smith
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chaski News and Support Request
Replies: 7
Views: 17964

Re: Chaski News and Support Request

I do not do pay pal but if you provide an address the check will be in the mail.

Chris Smith
by Chris Smith
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: 16 inch gauge switcher on ebay
Replies: 8
Views: 8759

Re: 16 inch gauge switcher on ebay

How does one ask questions to the ebay seller regarding the 16 inch gauge switcher? My question is: Is it possible to regauge to 18 inches? The underneathe photos do not show enough detail.

Chris Smith
by Chris Smith
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Antique Stationary Engines
Topic: New engine- need help
Replies: 10
Views: 18144

Re: New engine- need help

I will attempt to post photos. The engine and hoist weigh about 3000 pounds.
by Chris Smith
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Antique Stationary Engines
Topic: New engine- need help
Replies: 10
Views: 18144

Re: New engine- need help

Hit & Miss Enterprises
P.O. Box 157 - 4462 Montgomery Rd. - Orwell, OH 44076
PH: (440) 272-5335 FAX: (440) 272-5333
Mon-Fri 9AM-5:00PM (EST) Sat. No regular hours. Drop-ins*Best to call first.
No Sunday's or Holidays Please
E-mail: sales@hitnmiss.com **** Web page: www.hitnmiss.com

Chris
by Chris Smith
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Antique Stationary Engines
Topic: New engine- need help
Replies: 10
Views: 18144

Re: New engine- need help

It looks like my Fairbanks Morse.
5.75" bore
8" stroke
28" flywheels
Type Z
7.5 Hp
550 rpm

In Tucson there is a club/organization called Antique Power, if you are close check them out.

Chris
by Chris Smith
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Rodents like wiring.
Replies: 44
Views: 23666

Re: Rodents like wiring.

I have 3 autos parked outside and pack rats are every where. Each auto has at least 1 bright LED light bulb either under the hood or on the ground below the engine. The 8.3 diesel has 4 LEDs. I look to make sure there are no rats eating things every now and then and for the last 4 years I have not h...
by Chris Smith
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT: Building in isolated location
Replies: 630
Views: 160813

Re: OT: Building in isolated location

Bill,

I had a long chat with our safety engineer one day. He charted all accidents first on the calander and then to his computer. His chart showed that most serious accidents were centered about the full moon.

Chris
by Chris Smith
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT: Building in isolated location
Replies: 630
Views: 160813

Re: OT: Building in isolated location

I think most of our pancake pickups were the result of geologists in their own little world. They would park right behind the haul truck waiting to back up to the muck pile, the geologist would jump out and climb the pile changing cut offs and looking at rock. The haul truck driver starts backing up...
by Chris Smith
Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:09 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Something to worry about
Replies: 108
Views: 15003

Re: Something to worry about

I have never used "who" and "whom" properly. Would you please discuss how and when to use them.
Chris