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Forum: Fabrication Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Those clamps are way too clean... Do you...

Those clamps are way too clean...

Do you even use them?
Forum: Machining Yesterday, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 289
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Hey Jack can you send me a copy? Sorry had...

Hey Jack can you send me a copy?

Sorry had too...

No, I don't need one...

BTW we appreciate you! ;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-03-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Oh, you are, but don't worry you will pay for it...

Oh, you are, but don't worry you will pay for it in the future at some undisclosed time. ;)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-03-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Ok we had several threads about this already. ...

Ok we had several threads about this already.

But let me recap, some of my dates might be off buy you will get the point. John Deere JDM 303 specification came into being in the late 40's and...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-03-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Bill, you should start a thread for Power Tool...

Bill, you should start a thread for Power Tool reviews, include what goes wrong with them and what you opinion are and come up with a scale for value.

Kinda like..

1 Bills - Don't buy this POS....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-03-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
If you go with a grease it has to be a non-EP...

If you go with a grease it has to be a non-EP grease and mounting the
hoist out of position is likely going to void the warrantee.

This was my grease guru buddy answer.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-02-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Here are my thoughts on that then, no not a...

Here are my thoughts on that then, no not a definitive answer. If you don't
think oil will get up there, once the grease runs out of the bearing, it will be
even harder to get grease up there...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-01-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
As long as the bull gear is in the oil bath you...

As long as the bull gear is in the oil bath you will get good lubrication.
Plenty of oil will be pulled around to lubricate the interface.
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-26-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,368
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You can likely use one sized for you largest amp...

You can likely use one sized for you largest amp draw and wire all of them
to the one VFD. You just cannot run all the machines at the same time.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-25-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Dubby, you NEEEEDDD this... ...

Dubby, you NEEEEDDD this...

https://www.millerwelds.com/equipment/welders/engine-driven/big-blue-800-duo-pro-engine-driven-welder-m00493
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-25-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,368
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Thanks for the pictures. 3 phase equipment...

Thanks for the pictures.

3 phase equipment generally sells cheap for that reason, nobody wants to mess with it. But it is generally better equipment.

You might want to look into VFD for power...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-25-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I gotta agree with Bill, I do own a Champion, I...

I gotta agree with Bill, I do own a Champion, I don't rely on it as my main
genset. My Trailblazer 302D is the one I rely on. But the Champion does
fit a need. It is small and portable, I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-24-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You'll need richer neighbors first...

You'll need richer neighbors first...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-24-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
And they make a big bang when the let loose.

And they make a big bang when the let loose.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-24-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Damn!!!

Damn!!!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Are you going to keep it when the panic is over? ...

Are you going to keep it when the panic is over? Or will the other guy get the gig back?
Forum: Welding 05-23-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
The current correct terms: GTAW - Gas...

The current correct terms:

GTAW - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, is used as not all gases used today are inert. Whereas TIG is Tungsten Inert Gas welding.

GMAW - Gas Metal Arc Welding, former MIG,...
Forum: Welding 05-23-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I understand we have a few pro welder here that...

I understand we have a few pro welder here that run overseas units with good results.


Yes and no. The control you have at low end with amps allows thin metals to
be readily welded and TIG is...
Forum: Welding 05-23-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I have only been able to do it with 316...

I have only been able to do it with 316 stainless. But you still have to have enough material to fill any gaps.
Forum: Welding 05-23-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Chinese. ...

Chinese.

https://ahpwelds.com/product/ahp-alphatig-201xd-may-shipment-sold-out-now-accepting-pre-orders-early-july
Forum: Welding 05-22-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,161
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
What did you order?

What did you order?
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-22-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,368
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Looking good, any inside shots?

Looking good, any inside shots?
Forum: Welding 05-18-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
LOL, I'll take that bet ... :rolleyes:

LOL, I'll take that bet ... :rolleyes:
Forum: Machining 05-17-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
It is like the good china, you only bring it out...

It is like the good china, you only bring it out for important guests.
Forum: Welding 05-16-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
We had a reel in the HT shop on the Destroyer. ...

We had a reel in the HT shop on the Destroyer. Their was 800 feet of welding
lead on the reel. Every 50 feet was a connector so we would unwind to the
next connector and then hook that to the...
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