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Forum: Welding 05-26-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,950
Posted By journyman
Thanks Charlie but no that's not what I'm...

Thanks Charlie but no that's not what I'm wanting. I was sharing some ( what I thought was) interesting welding information.
Forum: Welding 05-26-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,950
Posted By journyman
Final test passed (the 2205 mig). Assigned to the...

Final test passed (the 2205 mig). Assigned to the welding crew tomorrow, all two of us!
Forum: Welding 05-24-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,950
Posted By journyman
Looking at the weld through the joint (as it was...

Looking at the weld through the joint (as it was being welded), the spray cone was partially missing the puddle, in effect half the wire was going inside the pipe, coating the opposite side if the...
Forum: Welding 05-24-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,950
Posted By journyman
The 6 " 2205 was supposed to be an all MIG (solid...

The 6 " 2205 was supposed to be an all MIG (solid wire) test. It was a substitute for multiple plate tests to qualify us for structure. The GF decided that we would do a 6g pipe because it was the...
Forum: Welding 05-23-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,950
Posted By journyman
All the results came in friday and everything...

All the results came in friday and everything passed for all of us. There are still some more coupons to be tested and the 6 inch 2205 6g mig is proving to be a real problem. The prob is with the...
Forum: Welding 05-19-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,950
Posted By journyman
Thanks Pyro, 2205 is a grade of stainless steel....

Thanks Pyro, 2205 is a grade of stainless steel. We will start running those tommorow. Today was the 5p xx heavy 2 inch in 6g, a carbon sch 80 2 inch with 309 tig/stick and a 304 sch 80 2 inch with...
Forum: Welding 05-18-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,950
Posted By journyman
tests

Taking 3 weld tests tomorrow and Thursday. The standard 5P 6g, a 309 6g, TIG root, stick out, and a 2205 MIG 6g. The MIG should be interesting, never ran MIG on a 6g coupon before. :cool:
Forum: Welding 05-15-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,597
Posted By journyman
You can lunch barking in the backround.

You can lunch barking in the backround.
Forum: Welding 04-22-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,926
Posted By journyman
Thanks Stuff, for that optimistic reply. I will...

Thanks Stuff, for that optimistic reply. I will now keep a look out for future auctions of damaged cymbals with an eye to making a repair, at least as a test case. Thanks again.
Forum: Welding 04-22-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,182
Posted By journyman
To avoid porosity with any lo hi electrode, I...

To avoid porosity with any lo hi electrode, I don't remove the flux from the previous bead, I light up ahead of the bead and drag it back to the stop of the last bead. I get into that solidified flux...
Forum: Welding 04-22-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,789
Posted By journyman
Consider using the SMAW process and 3/32 8018b3l....

Consider using the SMAW process and 3/32 8018b3l. It will be cheeper to buy a pound of that then a spool of CrMo wire for your gun, unless you have enough production work to consume the entire spool....
Forum: Fabrication 04-15-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,220
Posted By journyman
I've worked on plenty of soot blowers, but never...

I've worked on plenty of soot blowers, but never in as nice an environment as what you are working in Platypus. And about 2 inches of coal dust to everything and 100 more units....
Forum: Welding 04-08-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,182
Posted By journyman
I was on an xray job a year ago, (gas piping) and...

I was on an xray job a year ago, (gas piping) and all the contractor bought was some house brand low hi AC/DC. It welded fine. We kept it heated in a piece of 24 inch pipe covering and a drop light....
Forum: Welding 03-31-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,042
Posted By journyman
We used 8018 B3L for Chrome Molly in the Navy ...

We used 8018 B3L for Chrome Molly in the Navy
I'd guess that your rod is further improved version of that, I'll bet it's 3% chrome.
Forum: Welding 03-25-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,926
Posted By journyman
Thanks for all the interesting input. For what...

Thanks for all the interesting input. For what it's worth I missed the auction, I was pre occupied with something else and completely forgot about bidding. Just as well from the sounds of it. The...
Forum: Welding 03-19-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By journyman
Tankees have run it hrizontally, fluxcore has...

Tankees have run it hrizontally, fluxcore has supassed that now a days.
Forum: Welding 03-18-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,844
Posted By journyman
You might try looking up "twin arc". Thats what...

You might try looking up "twin arc". Thats what we called it at the tank shop I worked in. It used 2 5/64 wires and an elongated flux nozzle. Not much to see though, just the wires a pile of flux,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-17-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,829
Posted By journyman
I have used the Milwaukee 18 volts for ASSEMBLING...

I have used the Milwaukee 18 volts for ASSEMBLING a lot of Vic piping systems, They have the sack to put stuff together. I have used them to take things apart for regular service and they work well...
Forum: Welding 03-16-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,926
Posted By journyman
I sent an email to the manufacturer requesting...

I sent an email to the manufacturer requesting repair info. I won't be surprised if they refer me to there sales department :p.
Forum: Welding 03-15-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,926
Posted By journyman
True and the ones I am looking at are Roto cast....

True and the ones I am looking at are Roto cast. Not stamped out of a sheet of bronze. But the welding process is like a mini casting process. Liquify metal and put it where you want it. The real...
Forum: Welding 03-15-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,926
Posted By journyman
I know what the cymbals that I am looking at are...

I know what the cymbals that I am looking at are made out of. I think the TIG will do the job I just don't know were I'd find filler. I suppose if I put a tent behind the cracks and purge I can just...
Forum: Welding 03-15-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,926
Posted By journyman
Were the cymbals you worked on B-8 or B-20? or...

Were the cymbals you worked on B-8 or B-20? or even brass?:mad: What were the brand names? Could it be that they didn't sound good to begin with? I'm just asking because the brand available is a THE...
Forum: Welding 03-15-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,926
Posted By journyman
Anybody ever weld a

cymbal? I am looking at a couple of B-20 bronze cymbals on ebay, high end brand. They are partially cracked along the circumferential lathe marks. I'm sure that TIGing them would work but were would...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-06-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,202
Posted By journyman
Stihl. I just replaced my little MS210 with the...

Stihl. I just replaced my little MS210 with the MS 270. Stihl makes a very good reliable saw. My issue with the 210 was the carb (as suggested on this forum) alcohol in the gas seems to eat them up....
Forum: Welding 03-03-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By journyman
Find a place and have it fixed. Just had a Victor...

Find a place and have it fixed. Just had a Victor acetylene reg rebuilt for $65 and the company even delivered it when they were done. There must be a place somewhere out there. I'm sure your LWS...
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