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Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-04-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By machinist@large
What to do, what to do.......

Ok. I'm currently housesitting for a couple of friends ( back story to long to tell here) which means I've got three cat's on my hands; one is skinny and athletic, ones a bit on the chubby side,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-04-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 672
Posted By machinist@large
:ack2: :ack2: Either way, the color of the...

:ack2: :ack2: Either way, the color of the :censored: in the bottle you posted is just plain vile looking!!!!! :ack2: :ack2:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-04-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 708
Posted By machinist@large
I was under the impression that he was more...

I was under the impression that he was more worried about the sprocket. And just going by the photo, I can't tell if the sprocket detaches from the hub itself. And I can't tell if the sprocket is...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-04-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 708
Posted By machinist@large
Since there aren't any parts on a kart that...

Since there aren't any parts on a kart that require an interference fit like that, that's a problem. How close to the end of the shaft is the key? At this point as I'm seeing it, you have two options...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-04-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 672
Posted By machinist@large
:ack2: :ack2: :ack2: Is that really two stroke...

:ack2: :ack2: :ack2: Is that really two stroke fuel??? Or some weird :censored: brand of boutique pickles I've never seen before?!?!?!? :ack2: :ack2: :ack2:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-04-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By machinist@large
Both of them are bad ideas; solid axles are one...

Both of them are bad ideas; solid axles are one piece for a reason, and that's safety. Add in the fact that no one offer's them (for the same reason), and you're left with trying to get a shop to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-11-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,096
Posted By machinist@large
:huh: :huh: Why does everyone diss on the...

:huh: :huh: Why does everyone diss on the Midwest?!?!?!? While I can't speak for all the States in the region, I can uncategorically claim why I love my part of Michigan.

1) No hurricanes.

2)...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-11-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By machinist@large
:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: O.M.G.lllll So that...

:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: O.M.G.lllll So that means your life story is the background for that quote?!?!?!?!?!!!! :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :stir: :devil2:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-10-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,381
Posted By machinist@large
:ack2: :ack2: And here I thought it was you we...

:ack2: :ack2: And here I thought it was you we had to worry about........ :ack2: :ack2:
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 03-10-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,775
Posted By machinist@large
Flat bar, no sign of any type of joint, and using...

Flat bar, no sign of any type of joint, and using 6013 rod.

As far as welding rod if you can't find at your local hardware store, try Home Depot, Lowe's, TSC, Agri Supply, etc. Or make your life...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 03-10-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,775
Posted By machinist@large
While your instructor is on track as far as non...

While your instructor is on track as far as non baked 7018 should be derated to 7014 spec, properly stored and handled 7018 beat's 7014 in two key area's; low temperature ductility, and resistance to...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 03-10-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,775
Posted By machinist@large
If it's 6013, that weld bead could just be laying...

If it's 6013, that weld bead could just be laying on the surface. And no, I'm not joking. In industry, 6013 has zero structural rating, and is commonly known as "Lair's Rod".
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-10-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By machinist@large
Joe, you should have thrown in the qualification...

Joe, you should have thrown in the qualification that it won't unless the gearing heads for the moon!!!!! :thumbsup:
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 03-10-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,775
Posted By machinist@large
Some times it seems even the simple stuff is to complicated for some.....

Based on just the photos provided, I'd tend to agree; if it was a properly prep'ed V joint we'd see a root penetration bead on the underside. I'm willing to cut the OP some slack though, because he's...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-02-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 93,779
Posted By machinist@large
:surrender: :surrender: If you lived in the...

:surrender: :surrender: If you lived in the Grand Rapids Michigan area, you would had your choice of welding job's: we have more skilled trades opening's than applicants.......
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-02-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 996
Posted By machinist@large
For the most part, I don't follow any type of...

For the most part, I don't follow any type of sports unless they're the local starter league team's. In principal, I'm rooting for the Cub's; the problem is, seeing as this is game 7, I have to ask a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-12-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 93,779
Posted By machinist@large
Only in your case, that would make you a now...

Only in your case, that would make you a now mobile zombie instead of one about to finally buy it? What would be the odds of you mobiling your way over to Freerunners house to take care of that for...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-12-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By machinist@large
Growing up on the family farm more than 40 year's...

Growing up on the family farm more than 40 year's ago, my first introduction to baseball was over the AM radio in the cab of my Dads' truck while he and my great uncle combined wheat. One or the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-12-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,985
Posted By machinist@large
Bonneville during Speed Week is fighting it out...

Bonneville during Speed Week is fighting it out for the top of my bucket list (flying on the Space Shuttle and the Concord used to top it: alas.......). Don't know if I'll ever get there. I don't...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-12-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 93,779
Posted By machinist@large
:surrender: :surrender: :surrender: :surrender:...

:surrender: :surrender: :surrender: :surrender: :surrender:

I've still got my parents, but I've been through the loss of all my grandparents, as well as all of my great aunt's and uncle's. Add in...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 10-12-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,524
Posted By machinist@large
Yes, you can weld stainless steel with mild steel...

Yes, you can weld stainless steel with mild steel filler rod/wire, but the weld will be very suspect. Might hold, might not. Any type of electric arc welding requires precision and proper set up,...
Forum: All Other Parts 10-12-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,050
Posted By machinist@large
I'm making an educated guess that both of the...

I'm making an educated guess that both of the swirl type precleaners you listed have Donaldson on them somewhere; they work on the velocity of the airflow coming in,and are most commonly sized for...
Forum: All Other Parts 10-07-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By machinist@large
That differential rotated 90 will fail. The...

That differential rotated 90 will fail. The pinion shaft bearings and how they were designed to be lubricated are based on the original mounting position. Experiment if you want: just plan on...
Forum: More Builds 10-07-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,784
Posted By machinist@large
Tony, don't sell yourself short; a lot of what...

Tony, don't sell yourself short; a lot of what all the "High Brow" crowd claims is the "Most ~| ever!!!!" instantly becomes what they wipe their :censored: with when the next trendy of the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-06-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,322
Posted By machinist@large
:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :smiley_omg: You...

:eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :smiley_omg: You actually know that evil :censored: :censored: ?!?!?!?!?!?!?!!!!!!!!!!!!! How do I dispatch the **** SPAWNED MONSTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :surrender:...
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