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Forum: Shop & Safety 10-11-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,100
Posted By Portable Welder
Congratulations, Windy acres, My shop is 4,720 sq...

Congratulations, Windy acres, My shop is 4,720 sq ft., When I brought the new 10' x 3/16" 11,000 lb apron brake in, My guys asked when are we doing the addition.

I was like you, My shops prior to...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-03-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 28,770
Posted By Portable Welder
What size jib crane are you going to buy, Light...

What size jib crane are you going to buy, Light duty ones can be mounted to columns, if the column is heavy enough, you can some times add a channel and floor plate to an existing column to beef it...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-28-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 73,501
Posted By Portable Welder
Since my shop had conventional wood trusses that...

Since my shop had conventional wood trusses that are 4' on center, I just screwed white liner panels ( Metal Siding ) to the bottom which is great for being reflective, I was then able to blow loose...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-27-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 73,501
Posted By Portable Welder
Just reviewing some of your pics, what is your...

Just reviewing some of your pics, what is your plan for ceiling insulation, Based on what I see your best option will be the spray foam.

I completed a 40 x 80 addition onto my existing shop a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-26-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 73,501
Posted By Portable Welder
Congrats on the completion of your shop, Now you...

Congrats on the completion of your shop, Now you just need to start filling it with some money making tools.
Forum: Welding 05-28-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,636
Posted By Portable Welder
Allesense, You have to be the coolist chick ever...

Allesense, You have to be the coolist chick ever to have bought the Dynasty 350.
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Spyder, Put your big boy pants on and do what I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-20-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,361
Posted By Portable Welder
I actually cut a lot of holes through block walls...

I actually cut a lot of holes through block walls but I dont understand what you asking.

Expansion joints typically run vertical.

Are you wanting to put the vertical framing along side of the...
Forum: Fabrication 05-13-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,135
Posted By Portable Welder
Joel, LKieth and Fabber Maggee gave you good...

Joel, LKieth and Fabber Maggee gave you good advice, alot of people think bigger is better, However thats not the case with torch tips, with the proper size clean tip and a pc. of 2" channel for a...
Forum: Welding 05-09-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,632
Posted By Portable Welder
If your weld is good you wont have a problem weld...

If your weld is good you wont have a problem weld it up.
Forum: Fabrication 05-09-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 48,049
Posted By Portable Welder
Lu47Dan, Glad to hear your back is feeling...

Lu47Dan, Glad to hear your back is feeling better, My best friends back went out on him last week and he's just now feeling better also.

At 46 I'm lucky to still have a good back thank God.
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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-07-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,326
Posted By Portable Welder
I have used a 55 gallon barrel and a little Giant...

I have used a 55 gallon barrel and a little Giant pump for years.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,326
Posted By Portable Welder
Windy acres, He may have said that he was working...

Windy acres, He may have said that he was working out of a bigger tank and I probably missed that.
Now that you brought up the difference between siphoning verses just draining out of a tank...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,326
Posted By Portable Welder
Windy Acres, I have a 525 gallon tank mounted on...

Windy Acres, I have a 525 gallon tank mounted on a trailer to water trees and I agree static pressure work fine for that, However, I have tried running my core drill with siphoning out of a 55 gallon...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,326
Posted By Portable Welder
In addition to what I alreadt said, you want to...

In addition to what I alreadt said, you want to mix it so its the consistancy of thick pancack batter.

When filling your holes leave them about a 1" low, If you try to fill it to the top it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,326
Posted By Portable Welder
Karl NC, I have drilled well over a thousand...

Karl NC, I have drilled well over a thousand holes over the years on several hundred jobs.

Green concrete drills pretty easy, However you are likely going to encounter rebar on a retaining wall...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-01-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,576
Posted By Portable Welder
Flop Top, Congradulationson on 20 years, I just...

Flop Top, Congradulationson on 20 years, I just hit 25 years myself.

I just moved out to the country back in 2005 so I'm still learning the Farm business.

My biggest farm job was tearing out...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-30-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,576
Posted By Portable Welder
Flop Top, Do you have 3 phase or single phase. ...

Flop Top, Do you have 3 phase or single phase.

The reason I ask is if you have 3 phase its alot easier finding used cranes that are 3 phase, I ran across a few but they were of no use to me...
Forum: Fabrication 04-29-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 88,677
Posted By Portable Welder
Thats one sturdy looking mount, I thought it was...

Thats one sturdy looking mount, I thought it was for a big crane at first. ( Just Kidding. ) Small crane. :devil:

I built my pivoting mail box back in 2005 when I built my shop and I'm still...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-29-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,576
Posted By Portable Welder
MiloMilo, Ya theres alot of things that I would...

MiloMilo, Ya theres alot of things that I would like to bring home but the whole reason I built the shop was so I could work on things inside.

I know 2 brothers that have a 5,000 square ft shop...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-29-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,576
Posted By Portable Welder
Windy acres, You might say I have a crane fetish....

Windy acres, You might say I have a crane fetish.

I always drool when I see tandem axle 28 & 30 Ton swing cab Boom trucks.

If I won the lottery tomorrow you can bet my first purchase would be a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-29-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,576
Posted By Portable Welder
My original shop was cream & Green colored which...

My original shop was cream & Green colored which I was tired of so this summer I have to paint the old building to match the new.

I bought a bunch of grass seed to plant around the pond, ( Now, If...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-29-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,576
Posted By Portable Welder
Lets try to get the shop in this pic.

Lets try to get the shop in this pic.
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-29-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,576
Posted By Portable Welder
Here are some pics of my dock and rope swing...

Here are some pics of my dock and rope swing tower, my new sign frame we built today and exterior pics of the shop.
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-29-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,576
Posted By Portable Welder
Thanks for the coments New Farmer Don. Flop...

Thanks for the coments New Farmer Don.

Flop Top, Sould we expect to see a crane in the near future, or are you like me ( Broke )

My next big purchase is going to be a press Brake and then I am...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-29-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,866
Posted By Portable Welder
I'd like to add that my wood stove is in its own...

I'd like to add that my wood stove is in its own steel building that is not connected to my shop.

I would not recommend oil in a wood stove that is used in a house, The only thing combustable in...
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