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Forum: Fabrication 08-26-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,173
Posted By dajain
Overhead Trolly Calculations???

I am looking to build a set of moveable overhead lifting trollies for lifting boats off of trailers to work on the trailers themselves.

I am looking at doing a 12' span and looking at safely...
Forum: Fabrication 08-04-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By dajain
[QUOTE=LKeithR;604076]Why build something with...

[QUOTE=LKeithR;604076]Why build something with the idea that you're going to have to fix it? QUOTE]

That is exactly why I was thinking square tubing in the first place. Thanks for the info...
Forum: Fabrication 08-04-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By dajain
It is a standard height flatbed. No low boy here....

It is a standard height flatbed. No low boy here.

I'm still considering adding a dovetail to shorten the ramp length, but either way, the ramps will be hinged. Just a lot easier that way.

15K...
Forum: Fabrication 08-03-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By dajain
Cool Square tubing strength???

hey guys,
Looking to build some ramps for my trailer and have a plan in mind but just can't find the specs I need with simple searches.
The plans call for ramps at 8 feet long. How much weight...
Forum: Welding 12-09-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,513
Posted By dajain
I finally got to try the ESAB out yesterday and I...

I finally got to try the ESAB out yesterday and I did notice a difference in the power over the Miller. I also like the torch a lot better also.
For $550, I think I made a great buy and couldn't be...
Forum: Welding 11-30-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,513
Posted By dajain
That's music to my ears! I really didn't want to...

That's music to my ears! I really didn't want to buy a Chinese POS but did want something that would be reliable. Miller, Hypertherm, etc is a little out of my range right now though.

Consumables...
Forum: Welding 11-29-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,513
Posted By dajain
Got the ESAB ordered and should be here this...

Got the ESAB ordered and should be here this coming week.
$550 delivered to my door.
It's seems like a good price, but I'll see when it finally arrives and I give it a try.
Forum: Welding 11-28-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,513
Posted By dajain
Yup, I've almost forgotten that we have an...

Yup, I've almost forgotten that we have an Oxy/Ace setup at work.

I may be getting an Esab handyplasma 550 for $550.Waiting to get all the details.

Anyone use one of these? Reviews? I know the...
Forum: Welding 11-28-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,513
Posted By dajain
I decided to put a bid on the ESAB HandyPlasma...

I decided to put a bid on the ESAB HandyPlasma 550 that Scott pointed out earlier on the thread. I'm the only bidder on it right now & I wouldn't mind if it stays that way.;)
What consumable kit...
Forum: Welding 11-27-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,513
Posted By dajain
Thanks for the input guys. I am leaning...

Thanks for the input guys.

I am leaning towards getting a used name brand mainly because of the availability of the parts and consumables but it would require the right deal to come along. Plus...
Forum: Welding 11-26-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,513
Posted By dajain
Plasma cutters on a budget???

Hi People! New to the forum here but have been working with metal for years.

In the past 2 years, I have discovered the joys of a plasma cutter at work and I'm looking to buy one for the shop on...
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