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Forum: Fabrication 03-02-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,768
Posted By teufel
any considerations for ever pulling a goose or a...

any considerations for ever pulling a goose or a 5ver? not sure of your overhang from the axle, but it looks like there will not be enough clearance.
Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,816
Posted By teufel
copying a big aluminum boat trailer for that....

copying a big aluminum boat trailer for that. they used stainless bolt on pieces. with epoxy coated steel springs? gotta look closer. can get a better look this weekend once the boat is in the water....
Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,816
Posted By teufel
great idea! :D now not being familiar with...

great idea! :D

now not being familiar with the different variations of aluminum alloy. i thought maybe somebody could recomend a particular alloy. something better suited for my application maybe?...
Forum: Fabrication 02-18-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,816
Posted By teufel
aluminum trailer

oops.. wrong section can cutter/somebody please move to fabrication.

building two small aluminum trailers. looking for suggestions on materials.

key requirements
1. as light as possible. will...
Forum: Welding 02-17-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,064
Posted By teufel
ain't it purty. goes right along with the bk...

ain't it purty. goes right along with the bk burger shot commercial. i've got plasma cutting down i think. hypertherm 380 and a esab 875. next plasma will be a 1650 class.




Slim,

Thanks...
Forum: Welding 02-17-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,064
Posted By teufel
next machine?

Hey guys,

I've been away running up and down the interstates east of mississippi. Things are slowing down. Anyways, I was asked to build 2 small aluminum trailers. about 1200# capacity. Only...
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-20-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 44,710
Posted By teufel
thanks, looks like one moved in recently 4...

thanks,

looks like one moved in recently 4 houses down. i'll let neighbors with kids know.
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-03-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,563
Posted By teufel
yes, and the tractor is faster than many cars....

yes, and the tractor is faster than many cars. They have a new dragster back hoe that i believe tops at 137mph. Plant is 12 miles from my house.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-20-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,424
Posted By teufel
not knocking the axles. i've used them in the...

not knocking the axles. i've used them in the past. DOT guys east of the mississippi are hitting folks harder now. just be careful.
Forum: Fabrication 03-27-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,703
Posted By teufel
thanks, for the ideas, i thought of cutting out...

thanks, for the ideas, i thought of cutting out the legs and catilever. i have the dealership ramps you mentioned, and could borrow from that.

jim, i'll be doing something similar to that.
...
Forum: Fabrication 03-26-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,703
Posted By teufel
new tables

Picked up 2 3'x24' tables yesterday. Only room for one on roll back. Will get the other later this week. I'm looking for ideas on a way to raise them when needed. A swing down leg locked in place....
Forum: Machining 03-23-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,277
Posted By teufel
you mentioned gouges. a trick is to use your old...

you mentioned gouges. a trick is to use your old friend jb weld to fill gouge, let it fully cure. then emery cloth to smooth it back out. don't get carried away with sanding. follow that with some...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-23-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,539
Posted By teufel
Tried finding one of these last year at my LWS....

Tried finding one of these last year at my LWS. They had never seen nor heard of one at the time. Ended up getting one from grainger down the street.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-20-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 919
Posted By teufel
what to do....

Well I was hoping to find a deal on a hypertherm 1250, but a PCM-875 showed up last night. Came with a consumables kit too. Anyone had any experience with ESAB plasma cutters? I searched and all I...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-08-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,978
Posted By teufel
Called today, and hold time was less than 3...

Called today, and hold time was less than 3 minutes.

They're very helpful and know the products very well. They'll email, mail, and fax, any documentation you need.

Actual model is a later...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-06-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,978
Posted By teufel
sberry, I lucked out on the power. the other...

sberry, I lucked out on the power. the other units are standard 200amp panels. right now it's just me, and maybe 2 other guys on big projects.

i know it was semi neglected seldom drained. one of...
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-05-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,978
Posted By teufel
Finally got the compressor wired up last night....

Finally got the compressor wired up last night. Need to do the usual maintenance maybe more. if the gage is accurate, it builds up to 175 psi. wouldn't believe the crap that came out of the drain...
Forum: Shop & Safety 02-09-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,482
Posted By teufel
if you want to go totally off grid. pick up a old...

if you want to go totally off grid. pick up a old surplus pot belly heater. they have a waste oil burner pot for them. stove is rated @ 45,000 BTU. we hit our cold snap, and i had a pot belly out...
Forum: Welding 01-12-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,604
Posted By teufel
yup running 44# in mm210. So far so good. ...

yup running 44# in mm210. So far so good.

Guess I'm not doing so bad on consumables.

1. Hobart or national
2. 70S-6
3. .035 44# @ 65.69
4. 7% no pay
5. 31405
Forum: Fabrication 11-29-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,466
Posted By teufel
local electrical supply house. beam clamps come...

local electrical supply house. beam clamps come in various thread/weight sizes. typically used to hang conduit, or light fixtures. check out a bed bath and beyond. i know you'll see them used there.
Forum: Fabrication 11-28-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By teufel
i think a tapcon fastener is designed for that...

i think a tapcon fastener is designed for that material combo. If it wasn't tapcon it was one on the same shelf. check your box store. it may have been self taping as well.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-24-2006, 08:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,482
Posted By teufel
http://www.eqg.biz/wob/ I'm building a one...

http://www.eqg.biz/wob/

I'm building a one for the new shop. Made out of 16"x3' .25 wall cylinder. The cylinder will be the shell. Similar design to the one above. Right now I'm powering it with...
Forum: Machining 11-16-2006, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,531
Posted By teufel
Looks like she's made in 1911 or older.

Looks like she's made in 1911 or older.
Forum: Machining 11-15-2006, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,531
Posted By teufel
yup it was. the compressor was also free.

yup it was. the compressor was also free.
Forum: Machining 11-14-2006, 01:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,531
Posted By teufel
haven't found anything to go that far back. i...

haven't found anything to go that far back. i joined the yahoo group earlier today. I'm guessing it's around WW1.
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