Yea, most of the guys on here play with metal, but I figured you guys might appreciate these. Check out this guys other videos. He's done some pretty cool stuff.
So, I want to do something like this:
The question is this:
What diameter would be appropriate for the connector rod? Female Heim joints can be had in almost any size, so that isn't really my issue. Is 10mm rod with 10x1.5 at each end strong enough? Or a 12mm rod with the ends threaded down to...
A backhoe weighing 18 tons is on top of a flatbed trailer heading East on I70 near Hays, Kansas. The boom and dipper stick are made from 18,000 psi high-strength steel and the approaching overpass is made from 4,000 psi concrete, reinforced with 2 layers of 1-inch this steel rebar...