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Forum: Welding 11-13-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,508
Posted By Tx1ton
Mine's been working great since my initial issue...

Mine's been working great since my initial issue and HTP's prompt replacement. I have had it darken prematurely but each time it was a lighting situation (reflected or direct) so I do agree it may...
Forum: Fabrication 04-08-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,850
Posted By Tx1ton
Nice stand Photo, gives me a great idea of what...

Nice stand Photo, gives me a great idea of what to do with all my old Bronco Hubs and Rotors I have laying around! My stands will of course have to be Ford Blue though....
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-27-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,390
Posted By Tx1ton
Excellent inputs - thanks! I thought a bit...

Excellent inputs - thanks!

I thought a bit about it and at very least will build something under my loft from heavy angle....I have plenty of headroom and can hang 24' sticks of tube relatively...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-27-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,390
Posted By Tx1ton
Plans for metal storage racks or A-frames

Anyone have a plan and/or materials list for building a rack for storage of metal stock? I'm thinking of a mobile A-frame style but could also go with a fixed mount version.... What I plan to store...
Forum: Machining 01-16-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,556
Posted By Tx1ton
Cutter, Yep, that's what I'm concluding as...

Cutter,
Yep, that's what I'm concluding as well....thanks! Guess after all Saws ARE no different than women - 'cause in that area regardless of them having a "fancy paint job or not" they all end...
Forum: Machining 01-15-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,556
Posted By Tx1ton
Enco tools has quite a few to choose from, both...

Enco tools has quite a few to choose from, both "Enco" and "Turn-Pro" models. Like this one; http://www.use-enco.com/CGI/INSRIT?PMAKA=137-3175&PMPXNO=953914&PARTPG=INLMK3

or this one:...
Forum: Machining 01-15-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,556
Posted By Tx1ton
Hey hey, we're just cuttin-up a bit, stop being...

Hey hey, we're just cuttin-up a bit, stop being so Hard-on us! :cool:
Forum: Machining 01-15-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,556
Posted By Tx1ton
Those are very nice! Couldn't tell but I assume...

Those are very nice! Couldn't tell but I assume they are made here in the US and not, as Cutter put it so well, by slave labor somewhere out in a rice patty? Why, no I guess I'm not politically...
Forum: Machining 01-14-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,556
Posted By Tx1ton
LOL, well I've been married 3 times and finally...

LOL, well I've been married 3 times and finally figured out what really drives quality in women - I guess I'm trying to avoid repeated mistakes on purchasing a saw...:rolleyes:




Ummmm, you...
Forum: Machining 01-14-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,556
Posted By Tx1ton
Thanks all for your inputs! I definitely was...

Thanks all for your inputs! I definitely was thinking of the bigger 7X12 versions out there, and the budget is "somewhat" flexible but of course I'd like to not spend more than necessary to get a...
Forum: Machining 01-13-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,556
Posted By Tx1ton
Bandsaws and spinning heads

Ok, I've read and read and read...now my head is spinning!

There's a ton of great info on this site about Bandsaws and if you hunt around on the internet stores you can find any make saw at...
Forum: Fabrication 01-06-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,223
Posted By Tx1ton
LOL, I make nice "neat" piles! Maybe I should...

LOL, I make nice "neat" piles! Maybe I should get some really big buckets!:rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 01-05-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,493
Posted By Tx1ton
That's why I left the I-beam extended out like...

That's why I left the I-beam extended out like that in fact. I have ordered a crane from Pro-hoists to mount up to that spot. Issue isn't really how to get heavy stuff up there - more how to get...
Forum: Fabrication 01-04-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,493
Posted By Tx1ton
Thanks all for the ideas! I have consider...

Thanks all for the ideas! I have consider fabrication of a "man lift" of some sort and do appreciate the legalities and insurance concerns around an elevator. For now I'll stay with my Werner 12'...
Forum: Fabrication 01-02-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,493
Posted By Tx1ton
Well I will be filling mine fairly fast...but...

Well I will be filling mine fairly fast...but first things first I need to build a railing 'cause it actually is scary up there! I also need to think up a good access plan, right now I'm just using...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-23-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,994
Posted By Tx1ton
Hmmm, I always found Rigid Tools to be useful. :o

Hmmm, I always found Rigid Tools to be useful. :o
Forum: Machining 12-23-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 815
Posted By Tx1ton
Nice addition to a Milwakee Portaband

Thought I'd share this with you - link is to a posting on Pirate4X4 where I saw this. I did buy one and it works really well - so simple and easy to make but I figured he deserved the $'s for the...
Forum: Fabrication 12-23-2008, 09:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,493
Posted By Tx1ton
Exactly! I added roughly 550 sq ft to my shop...

Exactly! I added roughly 550 sq ft to my shop with the loft... That is an additional 30% area. Because I did all the work myself it was purely materials cost and my time. I got the Beam and...
Forum: Fabrication 12-23-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,493
Posted By Tx1ton
On the rotis is my next project....a 6" narrowed...

On the rotis is my next project....a 6" narrowed tub 1976 Bronco that will have a WB somewhere >102" or so...I'm accumulating parts for the build now.

The overhead door was designed to run...
Forum: Fabrication 12-23-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,493
Posted By Tx1ton
I was concerned with vibration as well. I do get...

I was concerned with vibration as well. I do get some vibration, you can feel it in the floor if you are on the loft when the compressor - which is most definitely functional - runs. I purposely...
Forum: Fabrication 12-23-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,493
Posted By Tx1ton
Yes Yes, I AM livin' the high life!! :D:D

Yes Yes, I AM livin' the high life!! :D:D
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,493
Posted By Tx1ton
Short update: Got the fabrication done, that was...

Short update: Got the fabrication done, that was a lot of welding! Tabs to I-beam, Purlin to tabs... I used my Millermatic 210 with .030 and gas for the tabs to I-beam welds and my Hobart 140 with...
Forum: Fabrication 12-14-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,948
Posted By Tx1ton
I dug into my fav's too, here's a couple: ...

I dug into my fav's too, here's a couple:

http://www.bakerprecision.com/fk2.htm

http://www.bluetorchfab.com/store/index.php

http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/home.php
...
Forum: Fabrication 12-14-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,948
Posted By Tx1ton
Check the vendors on the Pirate4X4 forum. ...

Check the vendors on the Pirate4X4 forum. Specifically go here: http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=58
and run a search for "Heim" and you'll come up with a bunch of folks supplying...
Forum: Fabrication 12-10-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,493
Posted By Tx1ton
Put those in there to get your attention in fact!...

Put those in there to get your attention in fact! I noted your avatar...cool beans! I belong to the LEBC (Lonestar Early Bronco Club) and am a bronco fanatic. Sounds a bit like my first day at BA...
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