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Forum: Welding 12-27-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,757
Posted By Stick-man
WOW! So many unhappy propane tryer outers.;) ...

WOW! So many unhappy propane tryer outers.;)

I fired acetylene around 15 years ago. I have never gas welded, so I kept a small 80cf cylinder in case I ever want to try. I heat and cut, and in my...
Forum: Welding 12-21-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,366
Posted By Stick-man
I don't care for the Bernard Short Stub stinger....

I don't care for the Bernard Short Stub stinger. When I clamp a rod, it aim's upward. I end up having to bend every rod before I strike an arc.


I use a Twecotong 200A for most stuff. Besides...
Forum: Welding 12-20-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,885
Posted By Stick-man
I would look for a nice used one, of either...

I would look for a nice used one, of either brand, and choose the one that you will get the best price. I own 2 LN-25's. a Miller Super S-32P and a Miller Extreme 8VS. Again, find your best price,...
Forum: Welding 12-12-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By Stick-man
I listened to my 45 year retired pipe fitter...

I listened to my 45 year retired pipe fitter buddy and I use my 4 1/2" grinder with a flap disk. If you want a dedicated one, go to HF when they're on sale for $9.99.
Forum: Welding 11-23-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,366
Posted By Stick-man
I put a Phoenix 350# rod oven into service last...

I put a Phoenix 350# rod oven into service last year. It's in a uninsulated con-ex box/shop, and has been set at 275*F. I keep it full of rod and fire brick for heat retention. It is a 1500W unit....
Forum: Fabrication 11-23-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,691
Posted By Stick-man
Good advise, exactly what I was thinking.

Good advise, exactly what I was thinking.
Forum: Fabrication 04-09-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,875
Posted By Stick-man
Honda engine, CAT pump, high gpm then high psi.

Honda engine, CAT pump, high gpm then high psi.
Forum: Welding 04-08-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,190
Posted By Stick-man
SmokinDodge, if you have a machine that will run...

SmokinDodge, if you have a machine that will run the 1/4", then pick them up. I was just playing with some today, because I haven't stick welded in over a month. Talk about a big puddle! But I would...
Forum: Welding 04-07-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,190
Posted By Stick-man
Looks like one of my deals, but you did better! I...

Looks like one of my deals, but you did better! I like Atom Arc, Hobart and especially McKay, I probably would've bought them all!!! The six on the two wheel dolly were $50 ea. The other six, next to...
Forum: Fabrication 02-20-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,182
Posted By Stick-man
Cool idea. tagged positioner

Cool idea.

tagged positioner
Forum: Welding 02-10-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,042
Posted By Stick-man
I have these. I don't care for them because a lot...

I have these. I don't care for them because a lot of times you cant clamp on a small area, as in an edge. The curved tips prevent it and it happens more times than you'd think.
101631

I have, and...
Forum: Welding 01-12-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,121
Posted By Stick-man
Yep, I think the OP is referring to a gas welding...

Yep, I think the OP is referring to a gas welding tip. Sorry, I don't know much about it though.
Forum: Welding 01-12-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,459
Posted By Stick-man
Yes, I know it's SS, that's why I posted it here....

Yes, I know it's SS, that's why I posted it here.

However, in regards to mild steel, using FCAW-S self shielded, I would prefer .035 for 1/8" steel. I would grab the .045 for 1/4", maybe 3/16"...
Forum: Fabrication 01-11-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,665
Posted By Stick-man
tagged hydraulic calculator

tagged

hydraulic calculator
Forum: Welding 01-11-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,459
Posted By Stick-man
I have a 33lb spool of Sandvik. I have no idea...

I have a 33lb spool of Sandvik. I have no idea what I am going to use it on. Any suggestions? But before you answer such a broad, dumb question:D, can you tell me what approximate minimum thickness...
Forum: Welding 01-11-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,920
Posted By Stick-man
tagged

tagged
Forum: Fabrication 01-11-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,843
Posted By Stick-man
Tagged

Tagged
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-04-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,189
Posted By Stick-man
Just searching through posts since its been a...

Just searching through posts since its been a while since I've been on here. At work, my boss bought an infrared, diesel powered heater. At first I thought he was nuts when he told me of the...
Forum: Welding 01-04-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,561
Posted By Stick-man
WOW!!!:eek: You should have ordered from Electron...

WOW!!!:eek: You should have ordered from Electron Beam Technology. Made in hellinois, USA. Their price's are advertised every month, for that month, on fakebook. For January, #4 is $0.82/per foot and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-31-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,998
Posted By Stick-man
I have the same, USA made saw, and I love it. You...

I have the same, USA made saw, and I love it. You can definitely feel the difference in weight, as soon as you pick up a regular version.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-14-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,176
Posted By Stick-man
I use three products from Power Service. ...

I use three products from Power Service.

"Diesel Kleen + Cetane Boost" - year round to boost cetane for biocrapdiesel.

"Clear-Diesel" - to stabilize the fuel, in equipment that sits unused for...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-05-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,529
Posted By Stick-man
I live by this. I treat the fuel in the can EVERY...

I live by this. I treat the fuel in the can EVERY time I fill it so I know whatever it goes in is treated.

That said, I vote 2 stroke. I work for an outdoor maintenance company. The landscape...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-20-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,621
Posted By Stick-man
Here is my opinion on this, and I get very greasy...

Here is my opinion on this, and I get very greasy hands at times.

I like pumice with water to rinse and cream without water.

My absolute favorite is 1ST AYD blue. It has pumice, pleasant sent...
Forum: Welding 05-20-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,479
Posted By Stick-man
I agree. I doubt I would ever buy a new...

I agree. I doubt I would ever buy a new integrated mig unit other than the Miller Passport, or a non portable (suitcase) wire feeder. They would have to be a real steal. My suitcase has been carried...
Forum: Fabrication 04-10-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,059
Posted By Stick-man
PM back @ ya!

PM back @ ya!
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