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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
How pure is the oxygen?

How pure is the oxygen?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-19-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Either you are rich, or you don't use much...

Either you are rich, or you don't use much...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-19-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
10% maximum ethanol (EtOH) is a federal thing in...

10% maximum ethanol (EtOH) is a federal thing in "regular" gasoline.
E15 and E85 gasolines have to be identified as such

Not all states, Hellinois for example, make it easy to market EtOH free...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Good to hear.

Good to hear.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
'Nominal' is the key operative word. Depends...

'Nominal' is the key operative word.

Depends on how far you are from the last transformer.

Here on the farm I am very consistently at 245V. I also have some friends
that average 215-220V. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
9kW peak watts, that is for when an electric...

9kW peak watts, that is for when an electric motor starts.

Since you have a lot of resistive loads you have to use the 7250 continuous watts for your actual calculations.

My genset is 12kW...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 02:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Residential services are 230V not 115V, so your...

Residential services are 230V not 115V, so your math is off a bit.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-10-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Nice, I have always liked the look of a good box...

Nice, I have always liked the look of a good box joint.
Forum: Machining 12-31-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
High temp steel flux and silver braze is the...

High temp steel flux and silver braze is the common method with oxyfuel.

When metal cutting I was told that bronze brazing can get hot enough to
soften and come loose. Silver take more heat.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-28-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,628
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Here is an update, still waiting on a replacement...

Here is an update, still waiting on a replacement switch, I damaged the
original one taking it off so I bought a new one that should be OEM equal.
I did consider just putting a HD light switch...
Forum: Fabrication 12-16-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,235
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I was asked once by my broker why I never had a...

I was asked once by my broker why I never had a claim, I said I am choosy on what I work on, if it looks dodgy I say no. Well since you never have a claim you rates have stayed very low. I was very...
Forum: Fabrication 12-16-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,235
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
When I was running my welding business I carried...

When I was running my welding business I carried a million, for works in progress and completed works. But there were exclusions. I could not weld on anything that supported people, catwalks,...
Forum: Fabrication 12-15-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,235
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Not a chance I would build it.

Not a chance I would build it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,628
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
So I got all the parts I needed in, but have not...

So I got all the parts I needed in, but have not had time to get back to this,
maybe tonight. Still have some parts on order but actually they are extra
blade screws for spares, they are a...
Forum: Machining 12-14-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,395
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Good advice. Yes, you need a dresser, single...

Good advice. Yes, you need a dresser, single point diamond is ideal for a
surface grinder. It allows you to get the wheel flat, it also will "sharpen" the
abrasive grains. This improved...
Forum: Machining 12-12-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,395
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
You suck! And I am jealous...

You suck!

And

I am jealous...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-08-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,628
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
So I ordered a few parts from these morons. So I...

So I ordered a few parts from these morons. So I am not going to cancel the
order. But not having the bearing is holding up the assembly so. Amazon
Prime to the rescue. I will have both...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-07-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,628
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Oh yeah I hate them, but I am not sure if this...

Oh yeah I hate them, but I am not sure if this time it is the shipper
repairtoolparts or FedEx. Per Fedup they have not received it. And
repairtoolparts has not responded either...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,628
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I have a Delta portable 12.5" portable planer as...

I have a Delta portable 12.5" portable planer as well, I have dug that out as
well. New blades for it, they are "disposable." Cleaned it up good, had a few
small spots of rust cleaned up with a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,628
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
As requested.

As requested.
Forum: General Technical Information 12-06-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 872
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Black oxide process

CAUTION: BLACK OXIDE PROCESS IS DANGEROUS!

IF YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO HANDLE THESE CHEMICALS SAFELY,
PLEASE DON'T DO THIS PROCESS!

Base formula (grams)
Water ....... 1000 g (1 liter) Distilled,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,628
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
That would require a second SeaCan to clean off...

That would require a second SeaCan to clean off the table "saw"... :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 12-06-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,517
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Nuf said, good luck!

Nuf said, good luck!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,628
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I have a pot that hold about 5 gallons. I mixed...

I have a pot that hold about 5 gallons. I mixed up a little over 3 gallons of solution, if you cannot covert well. Here is my 3 gallon mix.

Component ... Amount
Water ........... 3.0 gallons...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,628
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Base formula (grams) Water ....... 1000 g (1...

Base formula (grams)
Water ....... 1000 g (1 liter) Distilled, do not use tap or softened water.
NaOH ......... 600 g (Sodium Hydroxide)
NaNO2 ......... 25 g (Sodium Nitrite)
Total ...........
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