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Forum: Fabrication 03-21-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,868
Posted By Northweldor
You probably mean that just the capped bottles...

You probably mean that just the capped bottles sit outside, but if not, I find a pair of these very helpful on the outfit (not as good as the new Edge Series of regulators, but...).
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Forum: Fabrication 02-06-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,382
Posted By Northweldor
Your friend is going to have to re-word the old...

Your friend is going to have to re-word the old bumper sticker we British car drivers like to use, to:

"All of the parts that fall off this car (except one) are of the finest British manufacture!"
Forum: Fabrication 11-05-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,947
Posted By Northweldor
Great work on the rest, but I think you might...

Great work on the rest, but I think you might want to rethink the disposable baking pans, since the cutting stream from your plasma will probably dispose of them pretty quickly, if aluminum. Light...
Forum: Fabrication 11-05-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,007
Posted By Northweldor
Joel: No, it was copied from this thread, is...

Joel:

No, it was copied from this thread, is one of three photos, and I don't think it was his stand either, but I just thought it was appropriate for your op!

The rest of the thread (on a...
Forum: Fabrication 11-04-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,007
Posted By Northweldor
Make sure you make your stand sturdy enough for...

Make sure you make your stand sturdy enough for alternate users!
Forum: Fabrication 08-25-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,992
Posted By Northweldor
Why not use what is used on most granite counters...

Why not use what is used on most granite counters (construction adhesive)?
Forum: Fabrication 08-04-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,216
Posted By Northweldor
I would agree that with 1/4 blade you are going...

I would agree that with 1/4 blade you are going to have pretty limited cutting ability. What is the widest you can fit, and what thickness are you planning on cutting? Also I assume you know that you...
Forum: Fabrication 11-05-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,901
Posted By Northweldor
Mig welding can be done, but its fairly expensive...

Mig welding can be done, but its fairly expensive (last time I priced it was $40 for a 2lb roll) but I think I also had to change gases, so I didn't do the job.
Here's some discussion of it......
Forum: Fabrication 09-19-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,803
Posted By Northweldor
There are some instances where using Grade 8 is...

There are some instances where using Grade 8 is wrong. Many times in machinery, Grade 5 or lower is specified so that bolts will shear, rather than cause more serious damage (in many farm machines,...
Forum: Fabrication 06-08-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,401
Posted By Northweldor
FWIW, this handy tool is very similar to what...

FWIW, this handy tool is very similar to what pipeliners use with a ground cable attached to transfer good ground current directly to the root. I beleve they call it a "Grasshopper" (and also has...
Forum: Fabrication 04-25-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,204
Posted By Northweldor
Slim: I would like to see your pictures, when...

Slim:
I would like to see your pictures, when you get a chance!
Ron
Forum: Fabrication 04-13-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 87,426
Posted By Northweldor
Ditto the above, Kevin, since we want to preserve...

Ditto the above, Kevin, since we want to preserve you for posterity! You are a great example of ingenuity in using what you have collected!
Forum: Fabrication 01-24-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,625
Posted By Northweldor
I think we could all take lessons on precision...

I think we could all take lessons on precision work from this guy!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7ziwuIpnVY&feature=related
Forum: Fabrication 08-31-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,806
Posted By Northweldor
Cramd; You are getting good advice above, but...

Cramd;
You are getting good advice above, but should probably be even more careful abut activities while you are waiting. The ultra-sound will confirm the extent of your tears and get you to a...
Forum: Fabrication 07-17-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 61,287
Posted By Northweldor
Here's mine, but nothing really original here....

Here's mine, but nothing really original here. It's mainly a lighter-duty cheaper version of Old Red Ford's. ( I got the crane in exchange for repairing the truck bed the previous owner tore up by...
Forum: Fabrication 06-07-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,354
Posted By Northweldor
Could you see what type of hitch was on the...

Could you see what type of hitch was on the trailers? (auto / tractor / truck or horse?). I only ask because I am curious about those who remain firmly rooted in past technology, but feel free to aid...
Forum: Fabrication 05-09-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,815
Posted By Northweldor
Digr With respect to the suggestion above, I...

Digr
With respect to the suggestion above, I have been using the same battery to operate the 200 # door to my garage loft (and hoist heavier articles) via a 12 volt winch for 14 years. With the...
Forum: Fabrication 04-07-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,092
Posted By Northweldor
If you purchased an outfit as O-P, it probably...

If you purchased an outfit as O-P, it probably had T-rated hoses on it. However,
Whitetrash's article clearly explains the problem, and also illustrates why some other often-ignored safety practices...
Forum: Fabrication 04-06-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,092
Posted By Northweldor
The short answer is no. You need to change tips,...

The short answer is no. You need to change tips, upgrade hose, and adjust goals for cutting, heating, and welding. Here is a good reference with more complete information.
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Forum: Fabrication 07-01-2006, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,377
Posted By Northweldor
Having done some canoeing in northern...

Having done some canoeing in northern Saskatchewan, (west of the Kingdom, but also on the Canadian Shield) , the roads are often made from glacial till and sand, and may look smooth, but in an...
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