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Forum: Fabrication 06-10-2013, 04:09 PM
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Posted By mking7
It's rolled and welded I suppose since it has a...

It's rolled and welded I suppose since it has a seam. I don't know much about pipe. Not sure how to make my ends work. Maybe a portapower?

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Forum: Fabrication 06-10-2013, 02:03 PM
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Views: 2,508
Posted By mking7
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Forum: Fabrication 06-10-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,508
Posted By mking7
Pipe question

I bought a couple pieces of 24" pipe to build BBQ pits with. After getting ready to mount end caps I realized out of round it was. How close to round is pipe this size usually? These are almost...
Forum: Fabrication 01-11-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,894
Posted By mking7
Thanks. I talked to them and they do sell to the...

Thanks. I talked to them and they do sell to the public. But wow those things are high. $143 each for 24"x1/4". I'm thinking plan b is in order. :-)
Forum: Fabrication 01-04-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,894
Posted By mking7
Ya. I found a place in Fort Worth that...

Ya. I found a place in Fort Worth that manufactures/sells them so I'm going to head up there in the next couple weeks to have a look. Thanks as always guys.
Forum: Fabrication 01-04-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,894
Posted By mking7
That's it. Thanks!

That's it. Thanks!
Forum: Fabrication 01-04-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,894
Posted By mking7
Sorry about that. This is one of the few forums...

Sorry about that. This is one of the few forums that prefers uploading images so I forgot. Would have been much simpler. ;)

Heck several forums I'm on charge for the privelege.
Forum: Fabrication 01-04-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,894
Posted By mking7
Pipe End Caps for BBQ Pit

I built a bbq pit recently for a friend and am about to start a second one. On the first one I cut circles with my plasma and welded them in to cap the ends. Then I ground the welds. The end cap...
Forum: Fabrication 12-06-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,160
Posted By mking7
So basically I have some 2" pipe and want to make...

So basically I have some 2" pipe and want to make some simple wood racks. I could just lay two pieces of pipe down and saddle cut the uprights and cross pieces.

I would prefer to miter cut and...
Forum: Fabrication 12-05-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,160
Posted By mking7
Mitering round tube

Is there a good trick when mitering round tube on both ends to make sure the cuts are 'clocked' together?

Basically cutting 45's on both ends the another piece mitered to be the upright. Does that...
Forum: Welding 10-23-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By mking7
x2 I had an Optrel Satellite for years. Bought...

x2 I had an Optrel Satellite for years. Bought a Viking and haven't picked up the Optrel since.
Forum: Shop & Safety 08-07-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,279
Posted By mking7
Well....I took the front panel off the generator...

Well....I took the front panel off the generator and all the connections were good and tight. But the loose connection comments made me look at other points in the circuit...The adapter (30amp rv to...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-30-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,279
Posted By mking7
Generator/Electrical Question

Just got a travel trailer....a 'new to me' special. I'd never had one before. So I went to a bbq cook off and set up camp. Had to power off of a generator (Northern Tool's NorthStar brand,...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-12-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,960
Posted By mking7
So I got a new compressor....

And I have a couple questions. My previous compressors have always been Craftsman single stage oil-less types and came with a regulator, etc.

My new compressor is a 60 gallon, 2 stage with 1/2"...
Forum: Fabrication 05-04-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,663
Posted By mking7
No, I wish I had the skills and equipment to...

No, I wish I had the skills and equipment to build a pit like that. I had it built.
Forum: Fabrication 05-03-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,663
Posted By mking7
There's a million types but here is my current...

There's a million types but here is my current rig.
Forum: Fabrication 05-01-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,663
Posted By mking7
Purely for looks. Higher end competition pits...

Purely for looks. Higher end competition pits are $10k+ so looks definitely count.
Forum: Fabrication 05-01-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,663
Posted By mking7
Two of the corners were bent but the side with...

Two of the corners were bent but the side with the door on it was welded I'm pretty sure.

Edit: I just remembered. It has to be welded. The door side is 1/4" while the rest of the box is...
Forum: Fabrication 05-01-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,663
Posted By mking7
Corner beveler???

I'm going to be welding up some fireboxes for a couple BBQ pits. I have a custom pit that I had built by a professional pit builder and the outside corners are so square/straight that I can't imagine...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-05-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,040
Posted By mking7
This is perfect. Thanks!

This is perfect. Thanks!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-05-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,040
Posted By mking7
Crooked End Bar?

Anybody heard of a crooked end bar? Not sure of the proper name, that's what we've always called them. It's about 4 foot long with about a 60 degree bend at one end and necks down to somewhat sharp...
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