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by 10KPete
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Gantry Crane
Replies: 12
Views: 9333

Re: Gantry Crane

I was going to figure out the SWL but I could not find a dimension for the span of the beam. You mentioned you had a beam 9 feet long but I don't know if that is your intended span?

I do need to know the dimensions of the beam and if it's a wide flange or standard beam

Pete
by 10KPete
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dreaming of Rachmaninov on a Train
Replies: 8
Views: 2955

Re: Dreaming of Rachmaninov on a Train

Beautiful! Love the music and the video shots capture the country very nicely. Been there.

Thanks Russ!

Pete
by 10KPete
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trailer Features
Replies: 59
Views: 20727

Re: Trailer Features

My wife was there!

Pete
by 10KPete
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: tooling plate
Replies: 8
Views: 4051

Re: tooling plate

Vacuum cleaner.....

Pete
by 10KPete
Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Belt grinder and bench drill post mounts.
Replies: 6
Views: 1821

Re: Belt grinder and bench drill post mounts.

Now that's using your noodle! Any space gained is a real winner.

Pete
by 10KPete
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question about silver brazing
Replies: 6
Views: 1843

Re: Question about silver brazing

I agree with Harold and Richard and will add that given clean parts, only a light smear of flux is required. On blind holes that are more than one diameter deep I will drill a small hole at the blind end to let the solder 'out'. A hole .03" diameter is enough...

Pete
by 10KPete
Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gage blocks
Replies: 54
Views: 10495

Re: Gage blocks

Well said, Sir, well said. The Foundations...

Pete
by 10KPete
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: all-thread studs for clamping
Replies: 18
Views: 7613

Re: all-thread studs for clamping

Use anything you need to use as long as it's strong enough.

Pete
by 10KPete
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: welding boiler
Replies: 13
Views: 5269

Re: welding boiler

As credentials: Was an ASME Authorized Inspector for more than 23 years............................still participating in the work. ASME allows ANY type of welding process to be used in constructing a boiler or vessel !! HOWEVER !! each process used (SMAW, GTAW,GMAW etc.) must, I repeat, must have ...
by 10KPete
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Whistle advice?
Replies: 42
Views: 12668

Re: Whistle advice?

Wow! Thanks for all the info Greg!

Pete
by 10KPete
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Woodinville Shops
Replies: 310
Views: 107252

Re: Woodinville Shops

Well done, Glenn! Now the real fun starts!

Pete
by 10KPete
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: An "OH SHYTE!" moment!
Replies: 7
Views: 1929

Re: An "OH SHYTE!" moment!

At least the shellac dissolves in alcohol! The new stuff I haven't had much luck finding a solvent for.
Yuck!

Pete