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Forum: Welding 02-06-2005, 09:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,425
Posted By SNAFU
LOL - that seems to be the case here :rolleyes:

LOL - that seems to be the case here :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 02-05-2005, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,425
Posted By SNAFU
I learned this the hard way as soon as I could...

I learned this the hard way as soon as I could get back to work after having a metal plate installed in my knee. I sat down and draped the torch cables over my leg (TIG) like I have always done, and...
Forum: Welding 02-02-2005, 07:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,282
Posted By SNAFU
I was also impressed with the arc control on...

I was also impressed with the arc control on aluminum. (still am) I just laid down over 40 linear feet of 4043 on 1/4 plate, butt welds and in odd positions, and the 300 rocks! Sharp tungsten the...
Forum: Welding 02-01-2005, 09:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,282
Posted By SNAFU
Somehow this thread got sidetracked - what did...

Somehow this thread got sidetracked - what did you buy? Or did you?
Forum: Welding 02-01-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,596
Posted By SNAFU
Enjoy your M&M's... (Arc-Zone sends them with...

Enjoy your M&M's... (Arc-Zone sends them with every order)
Great folks to deal with, and premium products from what I have seen.
Forum: Welding 01-23-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,995
Posted By SNAFU
BTW, check your manual on the lift-arc function....

BTW, check your manual on the lift-arc function. You probably can weld this way without a foot pedal or remote button, you just wont have a variable amp control. This function replaces the scratch...
Forum: Welding 01-23-2005, 10:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,995
Posted By SNAFU
settings may mary somewhat on your machine, but I...

settings may mary somewhat on your machine, but I run 140 amps, 3/32 2% tungsten, and ER70S-6 filler in .045 dia.
Filler depends on the application. If you are just joining metal, 4130 filler will...
Forum: Welding 01-23-2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,282
Posted By SNAFU
For stick, there is a feature on the dynasty...

For stick, there is a feature on the dynasty called 'dig'. By turning this up, it increases the short circuit amperage at low arc voltage. I was told this makes it almost impossible to 'stick the...
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,600
Posted By SNAFU
4 inch bore - 1000# pump rating, but shows 1400#...

4 inch bore - 1000# pump rating, but shows 1400# on a pressure gauge :confused:

It does take multiple hits to bend to the stops on the 10" material, but a bigger pump will take care of that...
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,654
Posted By SNAFU
Well, the pillow block type bottomed out the dyno...

Well, the pillow block type bottomed out the dyno @ 1150# , plus thats ALL the hoist would do...
(I was standing behind the machine and holding the remote pendant when this test took place )
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,600
Posted By SNAFU
Ummm roughly 12 inches, but 10" is about all it...

Ummm roughly 12 inches, but 10" is about all it wants on the 1/4" plate
Forum: Welding 01-23-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,282
Posted By SNAFU
For steel you wont see a difference between them...

For steel you wont see a difference between them in the way they weld, but it will take less amperage to do the same job with the DX (and it has a sweeter start)

when you do your test drive, try...
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,600
Posted By SNAFU
Its a fab housing for a hot rod...

Its a fab housing for a hot rod...
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,654
Posted By SNAFU
One of those things thats always in the back of...

One of those things thats always in the back of your mind, but never have time to do...
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,560
Posted By SNAFU
Assuming this is the intended load of the...

Assuming this is the intended load of the trailer, which would be 750# per side, a lot of the load bearing would depend on - (1) how the axle is fastened to the trailer. (stress point at frame) (2)...
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,600
Posted By SNAFU
Top Secret Thingamabobcontraption

Top Secret Thingamabobcontraption
Forum: Welding 01-23-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,282
Posted By SNAFU
Indeed, what is the intended use?

Indeed, what is the intended use?
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,600
Posted By SNAFU
finished part

finished part
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,600
Posted By SNAFU
1/4" A-36 steel parts

1/4" A-36 steel parts
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,600
Posted By SNAFU
New die and punch, left soft for the time being,...

New die and punch, left soft for the time being, and a laser line from ACE and its ready to rock...
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,600
Posted By SNAFU
With lots of elbow grease, and several days...

With lots of elbow grease, and several days scroungin for parts, I came up with an old die set, some newer electrical controls, some leftover safety blue paint, and 30 gallons of fresh hyd. oil and a...
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,600
Posted By SNAFU
Ugly aint it?

Ugly aint it?
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,600
Posted By SNAFU
Bender project

All of us have junk sitting around, and I am somewhat of a packrat when it come to machinery/tooling.
Recently I found a use for an old hydraulic press that I saved for some unknown reason....
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,654
Posted By SNAFU
top view with bearings

top view with bearings
Forum: Fabrication 01-23-2005, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,654
Posted By SNAFU
base of jib

base of jib
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