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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By digger doug
No, this is normal operation, the arc itself has...

No, this is normal operation, the arc itself has a whistle.
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,695
Posted By digger doug
1975 = "stone age" ? You incoherent post...

1975 = "stone age" ?

You incoherent post makes me believe your nothing but a spammer try to get "street cred" here.
Forum: Welding Yesterday, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By digger doug
Mckeanmachinery had a pair of the larger 600 amp...

Mckeanmachinery had a pair of the larger 600 amp units (and with all the bells, STM & pulse options)

Someone came in and bought them both up.

I picked up 2 of the 300 amp stick units ($200...
Forum: Welding 12-04-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By digger doug
"Wad O Twenties"...get a "wrap decal" of a stack...

"Wad O Twenties"...get a "wrap decal" of a stack of bills and apply it
to the sides....:D
Forum: Welding 12-04-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By digger doug
Please...Please ! don't tease us like...

Please...Please !

don't tease us like this...inquiring minds want to know...or "How the welder burns"....:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-04-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By digger doug
"Score" ??? You still have to heave the...

"Score" ???

You still have to heave the ingredients up in there.....:D

Should have gotten one with some minions...or a lift...:devil:
Forum: Welding 12-04-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By digger doug
It is....after they sold to Miller, they started...

It is....after they sold to Miller, they started again as Arcon.

Miller went with IGBT's and Arcon stayed with SCR's.

As they are larger/heavier, but supposed better reliability.

I don't...
Forum: Welding 12-03-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By digger doug
I was going to suggest these: ...

I was going to suggest these:
https://arconweld.com/Why-Arcon/Welding-Improvements

But they are larger and heavier, and only offer D.C. output.
As well as not offering "any voltage" capability.
Forum: Welding 11-27-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By digger doug
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAsV5-Hv-7U ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAsV5-Hv-7U

Cremation or burial ?

Just what is the protocol here ?
Forum: Machining 11-27-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,083
Posted By digger doug
I would have rigged up in place on the sander's...

I would have rigged up in place on the sander's table:
1. a HF 6" cross slide vice
2. a HF $9.99 angle grinder clamped in above listed vice.

:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-26-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,111
Posted By digger doug
When putting the tire ON, try letting the hook...

When putting the tire ON, try letting the hook alone, take your hand and shove the part of the tire hooked under the bead more under there.

WATCH YOUR FINGERS !
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-25-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By digger doug
I see them all the time at older garage and barn...

I see them all the time at older garage and barn sales, look for them hanging up on a large nail.
Forum: Welding 11-24-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By digger doug
I wonder how the welds would look if you use a...

I wonder how the welds would look if you use a helmet....:rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-24-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By digger doug
Maybe for the infrequent usage, get some more...

Maybe for the infrequent usage, get some more used chains and piece together a
set.
Forum: Fabrication 11-17-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,244
Posted By digger doug
Same here. FWIW I've got a dynabrade 2" x...

Same here.

FWIW I've got a dynabrade 2" x (32-48 or so)? portable setting on the shelf.

Put a seat on it with some skate board wheels behind it....:rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By digger doug
Probably a medical waste incinerator.....:devil:

Probably a medical waste incinerator.....:devil:
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By digger doug
Unlike the factory pic, I believe the proper user...

Unlike the factory pic, I believe the proper user sets it up on "sawhorses".

I'm sure the van has a few pairs contained within.

I ain't getting down on my knees to run the damn thing.....:D
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By digger doug
Naw....you both are wrong (or is that 3 ?). ...

Naw....you both are wrong (or is that 3 ?).

The latest is the "Portable CNC plasma":...
Forum: Fabrication 11-07-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,675
Posted By digger doug
Try swinging the possum "clockwise" overhead...

Try swinging the possum "clockwise" overhead tonight....not the "other way 'round"....:D
Forum: Fabrication 11-07-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By digger doug
Yup, I recall using one that had a different end...

Yup, I recall using one that had a different end roller, was actually a wheel about 1/4" wide, and 1" dia. fully rounded (no sharp edges)

IIRC they make several different ends to go on there:...
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,188
Posted By digger doug
You can find what ever you want online. ...

You can find what ever you want online.

These nice folks here are backing up their helpful postings with actual, in the field , E-X-P-E-R-I-E-N-C-E.


Need to respect that.
Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,675
Posted By digger doug
Uhm...yeah... You run with that thought...

Uhm...yeah...

You run with that thought binky.

"Thousand of Dollars for computer and software" ?
2-d CAD is free.

For under $2000 you can have this with free delivery:...
Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,164
Posted By digger doug
FWIW I have a collection of Freon cans I keep...

FWIW I have a collection of Freon cans I keep around, I have made (1)
gas tank for a skid steer out of one.

I figure if round can be made work, the build time is much less.

I like the solder...
Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,164
Posted By digger doug
I'm fond of "Terex Green" myself....:D

I'm fond of "Terex Green" myself....:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-06-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By digger doug
...well hell, that rules out the upper northeast...

...well hell, that rules out the upper northeast states.

I was driving thru WV one Feb, and stopped for gas.
"Do you get much snow here ?"
gas clerk lady said "Oh yes sir we doo, we got 12" of...
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