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Forum: Welding 01-16-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By digger doug
Same here, was in a local shop that tried both...

Same here, was in a local shop that tried both blue and red, 300 amp inverters.

Had to buy 5 to keep 4 on the floor, one was always in the shop.

Their in house maint got pretty good at some...
Forum: Welding 01-11-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By digger doug
Uhm...Yeah... Whatever you said. You...

Uhm...Yeah...

Whatever you said.

You keep commenting on acetylene and it's 15 psi limit.

Do not cornfuse the OP please, it's obvious he/she has some misinformation
already, hence the ruined...
Forum: Welding 01-10-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By digger doug
Propane....the Op is dealing with Propane. ...

Propane....the Op is dealing with Propane.

No pressure limit with Propane.
Forum: Welding 01-10-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By digger doug
IIRC the hot air balloon burners run on a liquid...

IIRC the hot air balloon burners run on a liquid tap, and they have a vaporizer coil up top.

Or you could buy/make one of these, I assume you run no regulator, and
turn the bottle upside down:...
Forum: Welding 01-10-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By digger doug
Holy crap batman....you didn't swipe it off a...

Holy crap batman....you didn't swipe it off a large hot air balloon
with a welder painted on the side ????
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-09-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By digger doug
...and here I thought you had photographic...

...and here I thought you had photographic evidence of either
the GNAP or the Baselope.....:D
Forum: Welding 01-09-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By digger doug
I have not seen a propane heating attachment,...

I have not seen a propane heating attachment, only use the cutting torch
for heating.
Forum: Welding 01-09-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By digger doug
https://m.facebook.com/EmpireTorchandRegulatorRepa...

https://m.facebook.com/EmpireTorchandRegulatorRepair/

They said they get allot of their work by UPS these days, as there
are very few places left that do this kind of work.
Forum: Welding 01-09-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By digger doug
Replacement is good, as the tip seat in the torch...

Replacement is good, as the tip seat in the torch head could be damaged.

I had a leaker (would just have a small flame at the tip nut) finally got it
up to Buffalo one day, there is a shop that...
Forum: Welding 01-09-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By digger doug
Post pix of said tip please, take the tip off,...

Post pix of said tip please, take the tip off, and post some pic
up in the torch where the tip goes as well.
Forum: Welding 01-08-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By digger doug
Uh boy....Yes, you need to tighten it with a...

Uh boy....Yes, you need to tighten it with a wrench.

What make of torch ?

and again....is it a 2 piece tip ?
Forum: Welding 01-08-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 902
Posted By digger doug
The tip pix is not clear enough for me to see. ...

The tip pix is not clear enough for me to see.

Is it the proper 2 piece tip ?

When I change the tip, I give it a twist as I bring the tip nut up by hand,
to help seat it (airco/concoa style)....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-06-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By digger doug
Most people remove any safety switch.....:D

Most people remove any safety switch.....:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-03-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By digger doug
Probably Saturday I can get to the PO.

Probably Saturday I can get to the PO.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-02-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By digger doug
If I just flat rate box it to you, how about you...

If I just flat rate box it to you, how about you just flat rate box it back when
done eh ?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-02-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By digger doug
Box says: "Combined king bolt bushing reamer...

Box says:
"Combined king bolt bushing reamer and driver"

Reamer size .861
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-02-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By digger doug
Box says: "Combined king bolt bushing reamer...

Box says:
"Combined king bolt bushing reamer and driver"

Reamer size .861
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-02-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By digger doug
I dug up the reamer, and didn't have internet at...

I dug up the reamer, and didn't have internet at home.

The box list's the fords years just before yours, however the
last date could be the year the reamer was made.

it has a dia. listed, just...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-31-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By digger doug
My dad had an older Ford truck, the one with gas...

My dad had an older Ford truck, the one with gas tank behind the seat.

i just uncovered a small box, that has a reamer for kingpins.

what size do you need ?
Forum: Machining 12-30-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By digger doug
I would cut it in half, and make 2 separate...

I would cut it in half, and make 2 separate wrenches.

I like to place my left hand over the center of the wrench and spin
it.

Having a double ended one would be much clunky-er.
Forum: Fabrication 12-29-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By digger doug
https://www.scamptrailers.com/showroom/19-deluxe-t...

https://www.scamptrailers.com/showroom/19-deluxe-trailers/19-deluxe-trailer-layout-a.html

Uses a 2" ball.

2400-2900 lbs.
Forum: Fabrication 12-29-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By digger doug
Nicely done. I would have moved the axles up...

Nicely done.

I would have moved the axles up a bit more, so more of the weight
is on them, and less on the tractor.

I built the long trailer with the spring shackles welded to angle iron
with...
Forum: Machining 12-28-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By digger doug
Plasma cutter and a suitably sized ring template...

Plasma cutter and a suitably sized ring template to slide the torch
around (inside so not to make any oopsies)
Forum: Fabrication 12-27-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By digger doug
"You weld" outdoor wood stove.....

https://erie.craigslist.org/grd/d/waterford-outdoor-wood-boiler/6768423812.html
Forum: Welding 12-25-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By digger doug
Well, I've got some time on it today. Never...

Well, I've got some time on it today.

Never had anything other than hi-freq start.

This works right now, as the air comes in, it retracts the electrode,
to draw an arc. No waiting around...
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