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Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
6011, 6013 or 7018 on mild steel plate. ...

6011, 6013 or 7018 on mild steel plate.

Ni-rod will be 'easier' than those above, but for $35 a pound they were almost weld themselves.
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You need to practice a lot more before you...

You need to practice a lot more before you attempt this project.

You travel speed is erratic and you hand is not steady enough.

Also your welds were too cold that you posted but until you get...
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Yes, I did.

Yes, I did.
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You are disassembling the rear end before welding...

You are disassembling the rear end before welding on it correct???
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
That'll work.

That'll work.
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
How are you measuring your preheat?

How are you measuring your preheat?
Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You will use them up a bit faster, but nothing...

You will use them up a bit faster, but nothing drastic.
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
It will be in the owners manual. If you...

It will be in the owners manual. If you purchased from Amazon,
how do you not have the owners manual?
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Umm, maybe not, you might need to change setting...

Umm, maybe not, you might need to change setting in the machine, what does
the owners manual say? Also most welders are not supplied with a plug end.

You might have the other hot running to a...
Forum: Machining 11-06-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
A tool with that big a diameter should not be...

A tool with that big a diameter should not be spinning at 12k, period.
Also a 30 taper is on the small side for that.

Also he said they have had issues with that machine doing random things.
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I hope you have it wired for 230V input, you will...

I hope you have it wired for 230V input, you will be struggling to get good current or duty cycle on 115V.


This if from the Q&A on Amazon.
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I'll disagree.

I'll disagree.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-05-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,762
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Call and cancel the order, I bet you get some...

Call and cancel the order, I bet you get some answers fast. :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 11-04-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Where are the nice welds?

Where are the nice welds?
Forum: Welding 11-04-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Mainly the casting. Also after you are done...

Mainly the casting. Also after you are done welding, cover it up with welding
blankets or fiberglass insulation so it cools as slow as possible.

Often we put weldments in dry sand but this...
Forum: Welding 11-04-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
An experienced welder can make a lot of things...

An experienced welder can make a lot of things work...



You'll loose your preheat faster than you will put heat with with welding. I have actually had to stop welding to put more preheat in a...
Forum: Welding 11-04-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Don't get hung up on the rod diameter, you'll be...

Don't get hung up on the rod diameter, you'll be better off with
the smaller rod and your level of experience.
Forum: Welding 11-04-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
How thick is the steel plate, If you are burning...

How thick is the steel plate, If you are burning through knock off 5-10 amps and try again.
Forum: Welding 11-04-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
A few things to keep in mind. Bevel the edge...

A few things to keep in mind.

Bevel the edge so you get complete fusion of the weld. (Worrying about the
weld "falling through" is humorous. Molten metal has a high surface tension.
If you...
Forum: Welding 11-02-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
As long as the welder does not pull more watts...

As long as the welder does not pull more watts than the "running" watt of the genset, you will be fine. So my TB 302D can run my Dynasty up to about 175 amps welding current on AC. It would be...
Forum: Welding 11-01-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
308L and cast irons are a bad combination...

308L and cast irons are a bad combination Chromium Carbide formation.

Google it.
Forum: Welding 10-31-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Put the 55% rod on the shelf and save for another...

Put the 55% rod on the shelf and save for another project, it is not the correct
material for this job. Get some 99% nickel rod. What you are going to want
to do is run several overlapping...
Forum: Welding 10-30-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,112
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
As I was reading....

As I was reading....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-21-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,178
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You dont want it dripping wet or puddles, but a...

You dont want it dripping wet or puddles, but a moist surface will not be an
issue. I would dilute the acid to 20% active in distilled or DI water. Also
depending on your local water quality...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-20-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Thanks I will look into that! I will be driving...

Thanks I will look into that! I will be driving up to Minneapolis tomorrow, or
at least a good ways up there. I have customer meetings on Tuesday then
pick up my buddy, Todd, at the MSP airport...
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