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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-07-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By seagiant
Hi, LOL! A Kennedy tool box, is what...

Hi,
LOL!

A Kennedy tool box, is what all others are judged by!

Been that way for decades!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-31-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Thanks, don't care for the door prize,...

Hi,
Thanks, don't care for the door prize, but...

Thought I would pass on info that may help someone else looking for lawn equipment?

It seems now that some (or most) shops are not even...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-30-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By seagiant
2-Stroke Edger/Trimmer Bliss!

Hi,
Thought I would relate something that happened lately.

I finally got my wife to fire (sort of) the yard man.

Sold a rifle and bought a new HONDA lawn mower.

Now I needed a edger...
Forum: Machining 07-27-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By seagiant
Hi, No, the paint was used up and thrown...

Hi,
No, the paint was used up and thrown away.

Nothing special, just take a drawer to ACE Hardware and they will match it for you.

Kennedy has "official" paint, but mucho $$$!!!

If...
Forum: Machining 07-25-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Nice score! I posted about this...

Hi,
Nice score!

I posted about this before but...

I came onto a deal on a roll around Kennedy like yours in about the same condition.

Someone had sprayed a can of Pepsi or Coke on it...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-26-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Ok, here is how I forge and heat...

Hi,
Ok, here is how I forge and heat treat 1939 Studebaker spring for hunting or fighting knives.

I forge the knife to shape at probably orange heat which is way above it's "critical...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-23-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Very nice! When I started forging...

Hi,
Very nice!

When I started forging knives about 25 years ago...

I read about Rudy Ruana and his preference for using Studebaker car springs for steel.

Happened on an old man at the...
Forum: Welding 06-16-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By seagiant
Hi, I found these pics trying to see what...

Hi,
I found these pics trying to see what a "Scott" Welder was?

They look pretty neat, for the back of a pick up truck!
Forum: Welding 06-14-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By seagiant
Hi, That looks interesting! Not to...

Hi,
That looks interesting!

Not to big and not to little.

I would not mind, a vintage smaller type self powered welding machine!
Forum: Welding 06-11-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Hmmm...... Maybe so?:D

Hi,
Hmmm......

Maybe so?:D
Forum: Welding 06-11-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Nice! Maybe name it R2D2? How...

Hi,
Nice! Maybe name it R2D2?

How much power does it have?

Is it DC?

I'm always keeping my eye open for old cool welders...

Even though I don't really have room for them in my...
Forum: Welding 06-11-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Had to see what we are talking about?:D

Hi,
Had to see what we are talking about?:D
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By seagiant
Hi, I'm not sure? All the welders...

Hi,
I'm not sure?

All the welders aboard ship were pretty much set up for 3 phase?

I was not aware that they were rare???

Here is a welder I saw used on deck as it was an inverter and...
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Here's my 3 Phase in my shop. I...

Hi,
Here's my 3 Phase in my shop.

I run a 1945 Wellsaw Horz. Bandsaw and a 1965 BP Mill off of it!
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Pop, Being in the Merchant Marine, I...

Hi,
Pop, Being in the Merchant Marine, I don't know how many old Lincoln 3 Phase welders I have used.

When I found my Miller Dialarc 250, I used the old Lincoln's, to compare it to, using...
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Any pics???

Hi,
Any pics???
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By seagiant
Vintage Welder Thread???

Hi,
I looked for a thread on Vintage Welders and could not find anything?

Because I love the old Welders thought I would see what people have here.

Any history or thoughts about the...
Forum: Machining 06-07-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By seagiant
Hi, The Eagle Rock is the way to go. ...

Hi,
The Eagle Rock is the way to go.

You might want to go over to PM and put a wanted notice up for one.

That's how I got mine for a decent price.

The one at Traver's is a Chi-Com...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-07-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,350
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Yes, I have always admired People that...

Hi,
Yes, I have always admired People that go out to their shops to make a living.

Years ago my wife and I would take our vacations at John C. Campbell Folk School.

I would take...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 06-06-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,350
Posted By seagiant
Hi, When I started Blacksmithing years...

Hi,
When I started Blacksmithing years ago...

I met a guy Blacksmithing for a living.

He said wall hooks had the highest profit margin per item...

Than anything he made!

I said yea,...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-18-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,190
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Nice work! It's "funny" but.... ...

Hi,
Nice work!

It's "funny" but....

In Colonial Times, people would burn down an old wooden building and then scavange the nails!

Plenty of wood, but not so much the iron!:D
Forum: Welding 04-22-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,467
Posted By seagiant
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tf6LnpCJ52M ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tf6LnpCJ52M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTGpyYqR32k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqwUGUWxQZs
Forum: Welding 04-20-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,467
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Good deal!:D Without a Plasma...

Hi,
Good deal!:D

Without a Plasma Cutter you are really dead if you want to fabricate, using thicker metal!

I have projects in line that I'm needing to cut 3/4" to 1" steel and the 45...
Forum: Fabrication 04-15-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,647
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Being a Merchant Marine Engineer, I...

Hi,
Being a Merchant Marine Engineer, I end up working with people from all over the World in foreign lands.

I have to work with different Contractors in these countries and Contractors as...
Forum: Welding 04-15-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,467
Posted By seagiant
Hi, You're gonna like it! Easy to...

Hi,
You're gonna like it!

Easy to operate, reliable and well made!

To me, there is no better Plasma cutter, made!
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