Category Archives: Mechanical

3D Printing Service Now Available!

JimsJump now can 3D print your PLA parts and provide modeling for parts up to 190 mm wide by 190 mm deep by 180 mm tall (or 7.48 inch wide by 7.48 inch deep x 7.08 inch tall). See us on … Continue reading

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Plastic Injection Molding Primer c/o the Engineer Guy

I love watching the engineering videos Bill Hammack produces and this one is no exception.  In this video, the Engineer Guy covers one of my favorite aspects of mechanical engineering design, Plastic Injection Molding.  While Bill doesn’t cover everything, this … Continue reading

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What happens when an Engineer goes to hell?

  An Engineer dies and goes to hell. He’s hot and miserable, so he decides to take action. The A/C has been busted for a long time, so he fixes it. Things cool down quickly. The moving walkway motor jammed, … Continue reading

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Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info v1.6.0 update released!

[Release] Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.6.0 update is released! Added table entry STI Roll Tap Drill Sizes Table entry STI Tap Drill renamed to STI Cut Tap Drill Thanks, ~Jim

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Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info v1.5.9e update released!

[Release] Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.5.9e update is released! (Note versions 1.5.6 through 1.5.8 were beta versions) A. Android 5.0 Support removed from 1.5.9b causing crashes with license server B. Security Updates C. General bug fixes/code clean up D. … Continue reading

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Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info v1.5.5 update released!

[Release] Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.5.5 update is released! Changes addresses user requests to: A. Reduce progress bar displaying. Progress Bar now only loads: 1. when app starts 2. when screw types are changed B. Remove/disable splash screen Splash … Continue reading

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1925 Doble E-20 Steam Car – from Jay Leno’s Garage

Most Mechanical Engineers remember or know steam tables; here, is old perfection of the art using the power of steam circa 1925.  Jay does a great job of telling the story, function, and features of this beautiful car!  Check it … Continue reading

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Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.5.4 Update

[APP UPDATE] Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.5.4 released recently – so check Google Play for an update. This is a minor update to the STI database for UNC and UNF screws. Version 1.5.4 Update: – Updated STI tap drill sizes … Continue reading

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Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.5.3 Update

[APP UPDATE] Machine Screws Drill/Tap Info Version 1.5.3 released recently – so check Google Play for an update. This is an important update, fixes a minor issue/crash seen when changing orientation while a dialog box is shown. Version 1.5.3 Update: … Continue reading

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2012 Buick Regal Short Shifter Install

Thanks to poster on rodstafford on the BuickForums.com, I was made aware of a new short shifter kit for my 2012 Buick Regal.   The kit is available from a couple sources: Opel Tuning and Bad News Racing.  I ordered mine … Continue reading

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