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Forum: Fabrication 06-14-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By rocketeir
Trefoil??!?

Does anyone have the dimensions to cut the pieces to build one of those trefoil optical illusions?


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-16-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,669
Posted By rocketeir
Understood. Sadly no theater places here in NC ...

Understood. Sadly no theater places here in NC


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-16-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,669
Posted By rocketeir
True true. The swags and the swag tool came from...

True true. The swags and the swag tool came from Lowe’s hardware haha


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-16-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,669
Posted By rocketeir
I did leave the coating on. I guess that could be...

I did leave the coating on. I guess that could be my issue. I was trying to prevent sharp points from the cable. I know what heat shrink is but are there thicker versions that will prevent wire stick...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-15-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,669
Posted By rocketeir
I agree. Thats is part of the problem, I cant...

I agree. Thats is part of the problem, I cant find a place to professionally do them. Granger, fastenal none of those places do.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-15-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,669
Posted By rocketeir
3/16 cable. Can’t leave them in place because...

3/16 cable.
Can’t leave them in place because we don’t own the gym, they rent to other people during the day. Can’t use an eyebolt because the cable is slacked then cranked up with a hand winch to...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-15-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,669
Posted By rocketeir
It pulled out. I tried thimbles and I can’t get...

It pulled out. I tried thimbles and I can’t get the cable right enough for the thimbles to stay in when the kids don’t make sure the cable is correct coming out of the pole eyelet.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-15-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,669
Posted By rocketeir
Can’t use chain due to the pulleys. And we don’t...

Can’t use chain due to the pulleys. And we don’t want 3 feet of chain dragging while setting nets up


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-15-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,669
Posted By rocketeir
Is there a company that can machine weave? I...

Is there a company that can machine weave? I can’t have any sharp points or anything that can scratch a kid.


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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-15-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,669
Posted By rocketeir
NEED Mechanical help steel cables

I have these steel cables for my volleyball nets. we set up 6 nets and take them down 350 days a year and sometimes 2-3 times a day. These cables are lasting an average of 5 months before breaking....
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-15-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By rocketeir
Thanks! How much was your model?

Thanks!
How much was your model?
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-12-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By rocketeir
good point. ill wait for his reply

good point. ill wait for his reply
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-11-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By rocketeir
I sent him a PM. Though I don’t think he will be...

I sent him a PM. Though I don’t think he will be able to ship.


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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-11-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By rocketeir
Thanks! Sent from my iPhone using...

Thanks!


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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-11-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By rocketeir
I built it and it just didn’t work well. So I...

I built it and it just didn’t work well. So I just want to buy one and not have to deal with it.


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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 01-11-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By rocketeir
Need forge advice

Hey everyone!
I’m wanting to purchase a forge. I would like to get a propane run forge for ease and less hassle.

I am by no means a blacksmith, I want the ability to heat to do some small scale...
Forum: Fabrication 12-13-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By rocketeir
Great ty!! Sent from my iPhone using...

Great ty!!


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Forum: Fabrication 12-13-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By rocketeir
Wrought iron gate

Is there a specific term used for the piece of metal on the outside of a gate that covers the gap between 2 gate halves?
I built a nice gate for the folks and there is a slight bow in the center on...
Forum: Welding 10-09-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,602
Posted By rocketeir
Yes but I am looking for a ac/dc High Freq Tig...

Yes but I am looking for a ac/dc High Freq Tig setup.
Forum: Welding 10-09-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,602
Posted By rocketeir
Wish it was closer Sent from my iPhone...

Wish it was closer


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Forum: Welding 10-09-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,602
Posted By rocketeir
My very first welder was a HF and I think welding...

My very first welder was a HF and I think welding with a car battery and a spork would be better. They may have improved but that’s a tough one to forget.


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Forum: Welding 10-09-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,602
Posted By rocketeir
Buying an off brand welder

Hey guys I’m planning on buying another tig machine but dont have 2500+ for a Miller like I want so I plan on buying one of those off brands. I don’t know much about them so if anyone has a...
Forum: Welding 05-16-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,192
Posted By rocketeir
true enough! You got to really enjoy what you...

true enough!
You got to really enjoy what you do and I prefer tug. But yes stick is right up there!

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Forum: Welding 05-16-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,192
Posted By rocketeir
Back in the welding classroom

I'm taking the summer off from the CAD classes(because they arnt giving any) and back in the welding classroom. Taking advanced stick welding. Have never been a fan of stick, but it gives me...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-03-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,904
Posted By rocketeir
I have one of these sandblasters, it works well...

I have one of these sandblasters, it works well for its size as long as you do a few things.
- Seal all the joints with silicone. I didn't and it made such a mess.
- Install better lighting( I...
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