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Forum: Fabrication 04-29-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,529
Posted By lars66
I think you would change your attitude about MIG...

I think you would change your attitude about MIG if you went back to the basic set up with C-25 and do a little expirmenting with settings.
What cv power source do you have?
One thing I have found...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-24-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By lars66
The tank holds 22 gallons, I just figuered it up...

The tank holds 22 gallons, I just figuered it up this afternoon when I was talking to the tank restoration place. I was quoted $200.00 for a complete cleaning and lining.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-24-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,078
Posted By lars66
Do you think this stuff would clean up the inside...

Do you think this stuff would clean up the inside of a fuel tank that has sat empty for years and has a good bit of rust inside?
Forum: Fabrication 04-16-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,642
Posted By lars66
Follow paychk's link and make contact, they...

Follow paychk's link and make contact, they should be able to tell you the age.
Forum: Fabrication 04-14-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,642
Posted By lars66
This looks like a newer version of my 1922...

This looks like a newer version of my 1922 Bertsch 10' x3/16". I don't see the large counter weights to lift the blade after a stroke, the clutch assembly looks smaller and mine doesn't have the...
Forum: Machining 04-13-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By lars66
My friendly competitor that does portable line...

My friendly competitor that does portable line boring and bore welding tried a .005 interference fit on a brass bushing in an excavator boom and just about failed to get it in. There is a lot of...
Forum: Machining 04-13-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By lars66
I am not a big fan of working around liquid...

I am not a big fan of working around liquid nitrogen altho i have used it when there was no option. This may be the best way to go tho, get them in with out worrying about collapsing the bushings...
Forum: Machining 03-20-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,909
Posted By lars66
6 inches to go, how hard can I push?

I have to press in 6" long 5"od x 41/2" id brass bushings, any ideas what size the bore they are going into should be? I can buy tube the right od that is already honed but, the two choices are...
Forum: Fabrication 01-05-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,153
Posted By lars66
All of this sounds like a normal day for me. I...

All of this sounds like a normal day for me. I can't quite put my finger on when it started but everyday the steps backward seem to increase. The only way I can figure out how to break the cycle is...
Forum: Machining 12-22-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By lars66
I would use steel.

I would use steel.
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 21,030
Posted By lars66
Man thats a twitchy machine, I can see you going...

Man thats a twitchy machine, I can see you going over backward real easy.
Forum: Welding 12-22-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,946
Posted By lars66
What will the return be for the Time and money...

What will the return be for the Time and money spent? To me sounds like you really do not have room for it, and do you want to dirty up the equipment in the shop with grit from this? What amount of...
Forum: Machining 12-21-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,504
Posted By lars66
What I see it looks like the tailstock casting is...

What I see it looks like the tailstock casting is two piece. You will have to split the casting and Shim up untill it is the same elevation as the headstock.
Forum: Machining 12-20-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,719
Posted By lars66
Don't hold your breath, I have been waiting over...

Don't hold your breath, I have been waiting over 15 years for a very large rail road to call back. When I placed the call for the decision on either a weld on or convert to a bolt on cutting edge for...
Forum: Welding 12-09-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 31,392
Posted By lars66
What am I missing here? I have run hundereds of...

What am I missing here? I have run hundereds of pounds of dual shield flux core thru single drive AP 250's using the v grove rollers that come with the feeders. With a 12' Bernard gun with a clean...
Forum: Fabrication 11-25-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,415
Posted By lars66
Nice job of making what you have work. What I can...

Nice job of making what you have work. What I can see of the machine in the picture it looks like you have taking care of it well.
Forum: Welding 11-11-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 31,392
Posted By lars66
Thats a minamal amp draw. If I remember right my...

Thats a minamal amp draw. If I remember right my 300 amp Powcon draws 46 amps and the 300 Thermal Arc draws 47 amps.
Forum: Welding 11-03-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 31,392
Posted By lars66
II would ask my friend that uses RPC's to run his...

II would ask my friend that uses RPC's to run his welders to join the forum and offer his insight on this subject but he injuered his back a month or so ago changing a Bobcat tire and it only seems...
Forum: Fabrication 10-27-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,123
Posted By lars66
Leafs or leaves?

We have the same problem here, the leaves won't fall so the landscapers are working on thier snow plows instead of fall clean up.Dry as a bone for over 2 months here.
Forum: Fabrication 10-27-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,241
Posted By lars66
Farmhand

Mine has the scabbed on pieces from before I bought it but they are all holding, sure could use a paint job tho.
Forum: Fabrication 10-27-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,241
Posted By lars66
Farmhand loader

For all the abuse mine has gone thru I have only broken the drop arm behind the bucket cylinder. Not even a crack anywhere near the arch.
Forum: Welding 10-26-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,425
Posted By lars66
Dual shield? Wire diameter? What ever it is it...

Dual shield? Wire diameter? What ever it is it sounds like the drive rolls are so tight they are deforming the wire and making it corkscrew thru the liner.
Forum: Welding 10-26-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,226
Posted By lars66
Not picking on anyone

I have no intention of picking on anyone, but it is funny that you mention the 7 1/2 RPC because that is exactly what my friend uses to run the 250 Airco CV welder. As mentioned earlier at one time I...
Forum: Welding 10-26-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,226
Posted By lars66
Does it work?

As I have said before,my friendly competitor has run his Airco 250 from an RPC for 32 years now,does it work? He thinks so!
Forum: Welding 08-27-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,663
Posted By lars66
Some of the best looking vertical welding I have...

Some of the best looking vertical welding I have seen was on an internal stiffener plate on the type of boom you are familar with, only problem was there was not enough fusion.
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