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Forum: Welding 07-16-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
Now he tells me!!! Never had to think of this...

Now he tells me!!! Never had to think of this with AC. :rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-16-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 874
Posted By Norm W
Fifth wheel grease is about as close to permanent...

Fifth wheel grease is about as close to permanent as you can get, if you get it on your clothes. :mad:
Forum: Welding 07-14-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
Beats me, I'm lucky I can read the 6011 on it.

Beats me, I'm lucky I can read the 6011 on it.
Forum: Welding 07-13-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
6011 I don't use much 6013.

6011 I don't use much 6013.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-13-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By Norm W
It doesn't use oil, it starts and has power. I'd...

It doesn't use oil, it starts and has power. I'd say leave it alone. Check to make sure the air cleaner and the whole air induction system is clean and clear. Any restriction in the air will cause...
Forum: Welding 07-12-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
I was welding sheet metal with 3/32" @ 60 amps. ...

I was welding sheet metal with 3/32" @ 60 amps. It took a while to get the hang of it. I just need more practice. :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 07-12-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
Used the welder today to weld up a battery box...

Used the welder today to weld up a battery box for the Allis. I'm still getting used to the DC welding. I have most always used AC, and DC at low amps is a new ball game for me. It definitely was...
Forum: Welding 07-05-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
I guess half blind and half crippled doesn't...

I guess half blind and half crippled doesn't count. :( I can't even get close to the other two.
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
He says he has no filter. :eek: I have no mind....

He says he has no filter. :eek: I have no mind. :rolleyes: So I guess it works out.
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
Usually there is a picture posted by the GNAP,...

Usually there is a picture posted by the GNAP, even when I had no idea he took it. These "confusers" are not one of my areas of expertise. My son went to college for that, so I try to get my...
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
It seems to work OK. The duty cycle isn't too...

It seems to work OK. The duty cycle isn't too bad at 50-60 amps.
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
Come on Jack, where is the report on the welder? ...

Come on Jack, where is the report on the welder? :devil:
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,114
Posted By Norm W
New Welder

I broke open the wallet and let the moths out. :rolleyes: I purchased the new welder that Horrible Fright has out. It's the Titanium, dual voltage stick welder, all 16lbs of it. The GNAP and I...
Forum: Fabrication 06-19-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,710
Posted By Norm W
Was that Xena at the controls?

Was that Xena at the controls?
Forum: Fabrication 06-16-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,710
Posted By Norm W
You won't have to worry about the battery box...

You won't have to worry about the battery box rusting. :D Is that the plow that Orrin brought up to you?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-17-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 799
Posted By Norm W
Make sure you have a big enough knot in the end...

Make sure you have a big enough knot in the end of the rope to keep it from going all the way into the cylinder. A two foot piece of clothesline works well.
Forum: Welding 05-14-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By Norm W
So much of our history has, and is, being sent to...

So much of our history has, and is, being sent to China and coming back as cheep crap. I just want to save what I can. During the Second World War, steam tractors, threshers, etc. went to the war...
Forum: Welding 05-12-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By Norm W
It's been moved. I have another "Parts machine"...

It's been moved. I have another "Parts machine" that I still have to get home. How? I'm not sure yet. I hope to have two running machines, out of three, if everything goes right. When has that...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-07-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,525
Posted By Norm W
Now all you need is a 800 pound guy to operate...

Now all you need is a 800 pound guy to operate it. :rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 04-20-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By Norm W
All I could think of when looking at those...

All I could think of when looking at those pictures was, with my luck I'd hit my head on one of those corners. Those rails look like teeth ready to open somebody's scalp.:eek:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-13-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By Norm W
None of the "Ham" bands use that...

None of the "Ham" bands use that frequency.
Forum: Machining 03-12-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 809
Posted By Norm W
A granite plate that doesn't meet specs would...

A granite plate that doesn't meet specs would make a good head stone. :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-12-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Norm W
Isn't it "grate" when all those electronic...

Isn't it "grate" when all those electronic controls don't work. A mechanical link would work, but that isn't "New and Improved". A three position toggle switch does the job too, but "Electronic...
Forum: Fabrication 03-09-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,308
Posted By Norm W
Most folks build something..... if it bends and...

Most folks build something..... if it bends and it wasn't supposed to, build it heavier. If it is too heavy, figure out where to make it lighter. The "How" comes from experience. Good decisions...
Forum: Machining 03-02-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,630
Posted By Norm W
Your post said, "Project Discussion." The...

Your post said, "Project Discussion." The drawings were great but without knowing what they are for, limits discussion of types of steel, possible improvements in design and machining methods. More...
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