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Forum: Welding 08-29-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Rufus
I apologize for the corny joke I made above. I...

I apologize for the corny joke I made above. I was trying to make people on here happy :)

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Welding 08-29-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By Rufus
Your right. Please forgive me for my stupidity...

Your right. Please forgive me for my stupidity and my carelessness of thought. EDIT...Sometimes I forget to think.

Tim
Forum: Welding 08-29-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By Rufus
Oz: I have a quick question that I hope you can...

Oz:
I have a quick question that I hope you can help me with....Here in North America, when water goes down the drain it goes in a clockwise direction and in Australia it goes in a counter clockwise...
Forum: Welding 08-29-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By Rufus
Thank you very much for the sentiments. I...

Thank you very much for the sentiments. I appreciate it. The attitude of your co-worker would make it very difficult for anyone to work with that individual. I was just thinking. I mentioned in...
Forum: Welding 08-29-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By Rufus
"Arms closer to the body"....I have noticed I...

"Arms closer to the body"....I have noticed I shake when I have to "reach" as the electrode becomes shorter when I vertical up.

With the cable, I have been wrapping it over my shoulders to take...
Forum: Welding 08-28-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
One thing I have noticed is flux core wire is...

One thing I have noticed is flux core wire is more expensive than standard mig wire. In the hands of a competent welder, those little machines do a good job.

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Welding 08-28-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
I use to have a Campbellhausfeld Farm hand 125...

I use to have a Campbellhausfeld Farm hand 125 mig/flux core welder and I could make that machine sing with nothing more than flux core wire. I always used flux core because I didn't want to fork...
Forum: Welding 08-27-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
All i will say is the shakes that I have, my dad...

All i will say is the shakes that I have, my dad suffered from them. It runs in my family. I mean, what do you want me to say? These "shakes" as people like to call them are known as "intention...
Forum: Welding 08-27-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
Shade: It's all good :) Everything said was...

Shade:
It's all good :) Everything said was "constructive criticism". It's nice to know that people care, care enough on this forum to make an attempt to keep one from making a mistake. I made a...
Forum: Welding 08-27-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
Note to self...never reveal any deep dark...

Note to self...never reveal any deep dark secretes that can come back to bite you.

Tim
Forum: Welding 08-26-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
Thank you very much. It's a cheap machine, but I...

Thank you very much. It's a cheap machine, but I just need something for thin metal. I must say that Digger Doug is correct. I haven't been paying attention to the puddle, the arc and other...
Forum: Welding 08-26-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
You're right. It is a flux core wire welder. ...

You're right. It is a flux core wire welder.

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Welding 08-26-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
This thread has morphed from a mig welder to a...

This thread has morphed from a mig welder to a smack down to printing light. What will ensue next? lol :p

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Welding 08-26-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
Please forgive me, but I am not sure I follow...

Please forgive me, but I am not sure I follow you.

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Welding 08-26-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
I apologize. It was not my intentions to cause a...

I apologize. It was not my intentions to cause a firestorm. You are correct. It's obvious that I am not looking at the puddle and such things. As far as my "ills and handicaps" go, I have learned...
Forum: Welding 08-26-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
I know it's not the best in the world, but with...

I know it's not the best in the world, but with that said I wanted something now that I could weld up thin metal. I do know it's better than what Harbor Freight sells. I can get parts and support...
Forum: Welding 08-26-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
Not sure. It was refurbished and I paid $99.99...

Not sure. It was refurbished and I paid $99.99 plus shipping for it.

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Welding 08-26-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,561
Posted By Rufus
El Cheapo Deluxe Mig Welder

I was wondering....Would I have committed the unpardonable sin if I had bought an El Cheapo Deluxe Mig Welder?

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Welding 08-18-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,586
Posted By Rufus
Everything on the Ironman 230 is so much bigger. ...

Everything on the Ironman 230 is so much bigger. Also 24 gauge to 1/2" is pretty impressive. Look how much length you have on the gun.

Thanks
Tim
Forum: Welding 08-17-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,586
Posted By Rufus
I believe that I will go with the Hobart Handler...

I believe that I will go with the Hobart Handler 210 MVP. Rural King has them for $849.99 and Tractor Supply has them for $899.99. Both Tractor Supply and Rural King are close by, but there is more...
Forum: Welding 08-16-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,062
Posted By Rufus
[QUOTE=OZWELDER;692066]I hope you are on the mend...

[QUOTE=OZWELDER;692066]I hope you are on the mend Tim.

I found this about vertical up welding with 7018 stick.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ySw2dvWi3U

Through the welding lens it...
Forum: Welding 08-16-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,586
Posted By Rufus
Thanks Shade. Your "2 cents worth" is actually...

Thanks Shade. Your "2 cents worth" is actually more like $100.00 to me :)
I shall take a look at craigslist for the Millermatic 210/220. I will eventually buy a mig for thin stock (that being maybe...
Forum: Welding 08-16-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,586
Posted By Rufus
ARHG! I see so many different mig welders from...

ARHG! I see so many different mig welders from the top three makers that I have no idea as to why I am going to buy in the future. Basically all I want a mig welder for is to repair push mower and...
Forum: Welding 08-16-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,586
Posted By Rufus
I have been told, a lot, to stay away from...

I have been told, a lot, to stay away from Lincoln mig welders. A company I use to work for told me that they would never use Lincoln mig welders in the weld shop. They used Miller welders. I don't...
Forum: Welding 08-16-2017, 01:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,586
Posted By Rufus
I have my Miller Thunderbolt, Lincoln AC 225/DC...

I have my Miller Thunderbolt, Lincoln AC 225/DC 125, Lincoln Power Arc 4000 and the Miller 225 NT Bobcat (needs new carburetor and battery) so, yeah. Already have a stick welder, but I was thinking...
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