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Forum: Welding 12-03-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Scotty you beat me to it. Yes, just fabricate a...

Scotty you beat me to it. Yes, just fabricate a bracket/stand to support
the tank in the position you want and not actually weld on the tank.
Some strips of rubber between the bracket and tank...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-30-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 30,449
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Timmy, wait until you are in your 50's or 60's...

Timmy, wait until you are in your 50's or 60's you'll really hate people by then...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-27-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
x2..... flatening out the pan is critical,...

x2.....

flatening out the pan is critical, as best you can.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-20-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 24,952
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I think I dated her once... :rolleyes:

I think I dated her once... :rolleyes:
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-20-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 24,952
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Hey, stop that shit you are raising the bar, we...

Hey, stop that shit you are raising the bar, we dont allow that around here...

BTW, nice addition!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-19-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Since you tax payers paid for my college degree, ...

Since you tax payers paid for my college degree,
you should get something back for it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-18-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Diesel fuel will help cut the emulsion. ...

Diesel fuel will help cut the emulsion.

Emulsion is the fancy chemist language for your mayonnaise.
Forum: Machining 11-17-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Sizes? Corner radius?

Sizes?
Corner radius?
Forum: Welding 11-16-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I agree with McC. Always go with a larger...

I agree with McC. Always go with a larger diameter wire when you can,
you will have less feeding issues with it.
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
6011, 6013 or 7018 on mild steel plate. ...

6011, 6013 or 7018 on mild steel plate.

Ni-rod will be 'easier' than those above, but for $35 a pound they were almost weld themselves.
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You need to practice a lot more before you...

You need to practice a lot more before you attempt this project.

You travel speed is erratic and you hand is not steady enough.

Also your welds were too cold that you posted but until you get...
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Yes, I did.

Yes, I did.
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You are disassembling the rear end before welding...

You are disassembling the rear end before welding on it correct???
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
That'll work.

That'll work.
Forum: Welding 11-08-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
How are you measuring your preheat?

How are you measuring your preheat?
Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You will use them up a bit faster, but nothing...

You will use them up a bit faster, but nothing drastic.
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
It will be in the owners manual. If you...

It will be in the owners manual. If you purchased from Amazon,
how do you not have the owners manual?
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Umm, maybe not, you might need to change setting...

Umm, maybe not, you might need to change setting in the machine, what does
the owners manual say? Also most welders are not supplied with a plug end.

You might have the other hot running to a...
Forum: Machining 11-06-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
A tool with that big a diameter should not be...

A tool with that big a diameter should not be spinning at 12k, period.
Also a 30 taper is on the small side for that.

Also he said they have had issues with that machine doing random things.
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I hope you have it wired for 230V input, you will...

I hope you have it wired for 230V input, you will be struggling to get good current or duty cycle on 115V.


This if from the Q&A on Amazon.
Forum: Welding 11-06-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I'll disagree.

I'll disagree.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-05-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,562
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Call and cancel the order, I bet you get some...

Call and cancel the order, I bet you get some answers fast. :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 11-04-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Where are the nice welds?

Where are the nice welds?
Forum: Welding 11-04-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Mainly the casting. Also after you are done...

Mainly the casting. Also after you are done welding, cover it up with welding
blankets or fiberglass insulation so it cools as slow as possible.

Often we put weldments in dry sand but this...
Forum: Welding 11-04-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,065
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
An experienced welder can make a lot of things...

An experienced welder can make a lot of things work...



You'll loose your preheat faster than you will put heat with with welding. I have actually had to stop welding to put more preheat in a...
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