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Forum: Fabrication 06-17-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By OZWELDER
A device to reach into a tube or pipe and grip a...

A device to reach into a tube or pipe and grip a rounded object to enable the object to be pulled or turned to facilitate removal.

Mebe a tool to remove one of those stupid arsed twisty light...
Forum: Welding 04-16-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,036
Posted By OZWELDER
Smile Don't assume anything- make sure. Arc length...

Don't assume anything- make sure.
Arc length too long- air con get into an arc with too long an arc length


Dry your rods anyway,100 degrees C for an hour.I think thats 212F in American money.
...
Forum: Welding 12-10-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,715
Posted By OZWELDER
G'day Clive, It sounds really interesting. I"ll...

G'day Clive,
It sounds really interesting. I"ll be following your project with interest.

I love to do those sort of projects that save good tools from becoming trash.

Ozwelder
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-06-2020, 02:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,893
Posted By OZWELDER
Hi Bill, I hope it works out well for you. ...

Hi Bill,
I hope it works out well for you.
It is very satisfying to take something that doesn't work and to be able to repair it.

Cheers
Grahame
Forum: Welding 05-19-2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,441
Posted By OZWELDER
If it's just steel nothing special, how about a...

If it's just steel nothing special, how about a plain 4112 electrode.

Being the same material it will blend in well for the colour match.

Ozwelder
Forum: Welding 04-27-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,025
Posted By OZWELDER
Hi, Linde is a brand from the days when someone...

Hi,
Linde is a brand from the days when someone made a product they bloody well meant it.

It is an AC transformer that you will barely get another 40 or fifty years use from.

Not fancy with...
Forum: Fabrication 04-26-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,911
Posted By OZWELDER
It doesn't look too hard. The cutting edge,I...

It doesn't look too hard. The cutting edge,I mean! Did you notice the cutting center point fold up like a wet noodle under use?

It is about as tough as peanut paste! Perhaps think about using a...
Forum: Welding 03-30-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,150
Posted By OZWELDER
Hi Guys, Its and hour and something later than...

Hi Guys,
Its and hour and something later than my last post.

I have just been playing with the module and decided to shine my bright Cree type led torch in to the light receiver/trigger? cells...
Forum: Welding 03-29-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,150
Posted By OZWELDER
Hi Ironman, The very opposite,the shield...

Hi Ironman,

The very opposite,the shield has been looked after all its life.It came with a drawstring bag a gets hung in that in the shed in the shade.

It was working fine the day before...
Forum: Welding 03-29-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,150
Posted By OZWELDER
Intermittent start of Miller Elite digital screen

Hi guys,
I have Miller Elite with an an annoying problem.
One day it will switch on and work and a few days later will not switch on after repeated tries.

Again a few days later it will turn...
Forum: Welding 01-29-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,025
Posted By OZWELDER
A big old AC ( stick welder) 230 volts input. By...

A big old AC ( stick welder) 230 volts input. By the colors, I think it could be an old Miller. It is a transformer based machine and that makes it big,heavy and liable to only be reliable for 40 or...
Forum: Fabrication 01-24-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By OZWELDER
Funny you should say that. I"m a member of a...

Funny you should say that. I"m a member of a certain Australian Metal Work Forum and we got the exactly the same post,word for word. The auto moderation soft ware caught it.

It calls for treatment...
Forum: Welding 11-27-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,688
Posted By OZWELDER
Once upon a time a good mainstream brand welder...

Once upon a time a good mainstream brand welder could last 30 years, but present time we are lucky if some of them last 30 months.

I know we are benefiting from the technology but sometimes wonder...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-25-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,162
Posted By OZWELDER
I made a plywood box for my Sthil. It contains...

I made a plywood box for my Sthil. It contains everything I need for the saw.

I wipe it down after each use and return it to its box,

My saw is a decade old and still looks like a new one.

Oz
Forum: Welding 03-30-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,590
Posted By OZWELDER
Shutting Off the oxygen first- why ?

Harris, the manufacturer of a range of Oxy and Acetylene welding and cutting equipment stipulates in its instructions that the shutdown procedure is Oxygen closed down first.

In Australia a long...
Forum: Fabrication 03-26-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,561
Posted By OZWELDER
Hi Terry, I have exactly the same model.I have...

Hi Terry,
I have exactly the same model.I have found the on membrane button had been acting squirrely. It would work one time and not another.It took a couple minutes of pressing to fire it up. Not...
Forum: Fabrication 03-10-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,267
Posted By OZWELDER
"Now that's a knife" as some Aussie once said. ...

"Now that's a knife" as some Aussie once said.

I like a wide blade cooking knife with a bit of heft to it. Makes it so easy for slicing.

Good one, Matt!
Ozwelder
Forum: Welding 03-08-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,864
Posted By OZWELDER
Tracer head was a term used back then for the...

Tracer head was a term used back then for the system which provided a steel template that was smaller in real dimension by one roller diameter.

A required circle of say 12'' which have a template...
Forum: Welding 01-23-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,485
Posted By OZWELDER
Have you considered that your problem might be...

Have you considered that your problem might be manganese as found in 70 series electrodes? Google manganism.

When I retired from welding where I used a lot of manganese-based rods my migraines...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 11-05-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,089
Posted By OZWELDER
My 2c worth, I have 2 strikers, one by Cash...

My 2c worth,

I have 2 strikers, one by Cash and a homemade unit.

The Cash striker out performs the Homemade one on the same piece of flint by a big margin.

It is so easy to ignite the...
Forum: Welding 07-25-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,922
Posted By OZWELDER
G day Clive, None of them will give you an arc...

G day Clive,
None of them will give you an arc flash. We are not talking the stunning white light and momentary loss of vision, but the damage to the cones in the back of the eye and the sand in the...
Forum: Welding 07-06-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,028
Posted By OZWELDER
It seems to be that way with a lot of cheap...

It seems to be that way with a lot of cheap Chinese machines.

Where other countries machines just get better, the Chinese junk keeps keeps getting worse as time goes by.

If you didn't have bad...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-14-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,201
Posted By OZWELDER
I like the design of them and feel they would be...

I like the design of them and feel they would be very handy. The question for me is that. are they made of "good" plastic, not the type that after a few years go brittle and fracture after a few...
Forum: Welding 06-12-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,073
Posted By OZWELDER
Understood it, except for the word tatch. Is...

Understood it, except for the word tatch.

Is it a slang word we 'foreigners" from down under haven't picked up on yet?

Thanks

Ozwelder
Forum: Welding 06-11-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,085
Posted By OZWELDER
The drill has cut chips not powder. In view of...

The drill has cut chips not powder. In view of that, I believe it is a steel part.

Your drill bit just needs a bit of a sharpen, mate!



I agree with Hiway to clean all the gunk off,...
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