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Forum: Fabrication 10-08-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
I did a job in Vermont a few years back at a...

I did a job in Vermont a few years back at a famous ice cream factory. Luckily it wasn't a shutdown but I can only imagine what it would have been like if locals would have been on the crew.

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Forum: Fabrication 09-28-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Yeah, just like they sell TIG welders but don't...

Yeah, just like they sell TIG welders but don't sell the hoses for connecting to an argon flow meter.

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Forum: Fabrication 09-28-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
I would like a dynafile for occasional use at...

I would like a dynafile for occasional use at home but I don't want one that will only run 1/2" belts. If I need a dynafile, 1/2" is usually too wide. Is this compatible with Dynafile parts?

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Forum: Machining 09-21-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
I was also wondering what is the benefit over...

I was also wondering what is the benefit over hollow punch?

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Forum: Welding 09-11-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
You don't need a large welding machine for this....

You don't need a large welding machine for this. Assuming TIG process, you should be able to do it with 65 amps or less. Use 1/16 wire. Remove sink and put some kind of shims in place to give you a...
Forum: Welding 07-23-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,592
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Yeah, I have never tried a Fronius but they are...

Yeah, I have never tried a Fronius but they are supposed to be a high end machine.

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Forum: Machining 06-16-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Definitely still something I might use on...

Definitely still something I might use on something else in the future.

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Forum: Machining 06-16-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Thanks for the illustration. Definitely different...

Thanks for the illustration. Definitely different than what I was picturing.
The main trouble for me with doing this Dutch Key style is the way the tubing roller is built. Each shaft runs between a...
Forum: Machining 06-14-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
I think I am understanding you. Basically you're...

I think I am understanding you. Basically you're saying to drill the hole in the shaft to line up with the set screw of the hub then align the hub and use it to guide a tap so that I can put in a...
Forum: Machining 06-14-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Kinda tough trying to focus the camera and hold...

Kinda tough trying to focus the camera and hold the tape at the same time. I had less 1" tubing around than I thought, originally I was going to do 2 full circles about 3' diameter and put a rolled...
Forum: Machining 06-14-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Thanks. Sent from my KYOCERA-E6560 using...

Thanks.

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Forum: Machining 06-13-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Concave groove radius tool for lathe.

I built a tubing roller a few months back, maybe I will get around to posting photos of that later. The tubing roller will kind of do flat tubing like square or rectangle without dies (though Dies...
Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
I might pick up a few things just in case I ever...

I might pick up a few things just in case I ever get time to read them/build the tools.

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Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Definitely a shame. I never bought any Lindsey...

Definitely a shame. I never bought any Lindsey technical books with the internet providing so many ideas and information. Still the existence of the books was kind of comforting.

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Forum: Fabrication 05-30-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,510
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
I understand how it feels to do a project and...

I understand how it feels to do a project and want to show it off. Definitely stick around and look at everyone's project. Besides being courteous, a lot of these guys have a great deal of experience...
Forum: Fabrication 05-24-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,031
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
I was looking at a similar concept from Langmuir...

I was looking at a similar concept from Langmuir Systems for about $1500. It only cuts 2'×2'. Makes me nervous buying a large table when these little ones are getting so cheap.

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Forum: Welding 05-24-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,487
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Rod I used was 316 stainless. Sent from my...

Rod I used was 316 stainless.

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Forum: Welding 05-24-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,487
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
I had a friend who busted off a hardened steel...

I had a friend who busted off a hardened steel bolt in an aluminum block once. In this case it was still above the surface of the hole. We PB Blasted it and tapped on it some lightly with a hammer....
Forum: Welding 04-16-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Yeah, I can see it being fine on stainless. I...

Yeah, I can see it being fine on stainless. I have seen some major stainless companies running those little Razor DC tig machines that cost like $250. I don't like them but a skilled operator can get...
Forum: Fabrication 04-14-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,884
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Starting to look like something now. Sent...

Starting to look like something now.

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Forum: Welding 04-13-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
I did a short job for a shop in Minnesota and the...

I did a short job for a shop in Minnesota and the engineer was running one of these helping out bench welding some small pieces of stainless. He couldn't stop talking about how much he was impressed...
Forum: Machining 03-24-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,754
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
I have a Craftsman 12×36. It is the same as an...

I have a Craftsman 12×36. It is the same as an Atlas from my understanding.

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Forum: Fabrication 03-24-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,625
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
This is what a blue wheel for stainless looks...

This is what a blue wheel for stainless looks like.150079

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Forum: Fabrication 03-23-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,625
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
Probably already taken care of but you can get...

Probably already taken care of but you can get scotch brite wheels for a variable speed angle grinder. You can also get a wheel called a unitizing wheel. I have not seen the type I am referring to in...
Forum: Machining 03-23-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,754
Posted By o7oBaseMetal
No. When I bought the lathe the guy gave me a...

No. When I bought the lathe the guy gave me a milling vise that he had planned to make into an attachment for milling on the lathe but I haven't gotten around to monkeying with that yet.

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