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Forum: Fabrication 03-05-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,695
Posted By Crithpy Critter
a different approach

a different approach
Forum: Fabrication 02-02-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,508
Posted By Crithpy Critter
-26 C converts to -3546 F you can have it...

-26 C converts to -3546 F

you can have it with a ribbon tied around it
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,253
Posted By Crithpy Critter
if money is no object, go high end these...

if money is no object, go high end

these guys are legendary in the industry

http://www.wiemanniron.com/fences.htm

http://www.wiemanniron.com/stairrails.htm
Forum: Fabrication 09-05-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,680
Posted By Crithpy Critter
Sherwin Williams has some industrial oil based...

Sherwin Williams has some industrial oil based primer and top coat ($50 a gallon)

but I usually have to thin it 20% to get it to spray

instead, I use a 4 inch roller and then touch up the...
Forum: Fabrication 09-04-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,536
Posted By Crithpy Critter
make a small jig that you can put against the...

make a small jig that you can put against the first picket and that will allow you to align each successive one.... paying attention to code

if you do a bunch of fencing, use the first panel as a...
Forum: Fabrication 06-25-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By Crithpy Critter
Panic setting in for new steel prices

I was in to my local new steel supplier to finish buying for some 4 x 4 x .25 square tube for a structural job

and a 40 foot section has jumped from $288 to $400

the place was busy with folks...
Forum: Fabrication 06-15-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,635
Posted By Crithpy Critter
yea, it was me I have a 15,000 watt neon...

yea, it was me

I have a 15,000 watt neon tube transformer that I want to use...

and there is an electronic shop in town that would know if it is safe and how to hook it up.

the safety issue...
Forum: Welding 06-11-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,969
Posted By Crithpy Critter
I use propane-oxy to heat and bend but am spoiled...

I use propane-oxy to heat and bend but am spoiled since I use my Hypertherm 1000 to cut stuff

I have to crank up the oxy to make the propane cut but it will with slightly more pre heat time

I...
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,689
Posted By Crithpy Critter
when i was in Saudi, there were some panther...

when i was in Saudi, there were some panther p_iss producing stills in some of the camps over there..

most of the problems with the stuff were not enough height on the distillation columns which...
Forum: Fabrication 05-11-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,689
Posted By Crithpy Critter
stabilized nitroglycerine is dynamite TNT...

stabilized nitroglycerine is dynamite

TNT is a different molecule with an oxidizer and reducer hooked onto the same ring stucture

nature doesn't like oxidizers and reducers in the same...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,911
Posted By Crithpy Critter
aint getting better around here... my...

aint getting better around here...

my favorite junk yard hiked scrap steel for sale from .25 to .50 per pound but they said there will be little or no supply since most of it is going to Asia.
...
Forum: Fabrication 05-03-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 23,834
Posted By Crithpy Critter
cant find the link of the guy with the splitter...

cant find the link of the guy with the splitter wedge on a giant wheel that spins around and chops fingers...

where be it?
Forum: Welding 04-27-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,785
Posted By Crithpy Critter
is your gun electrode shot? mine quits when...

is your gun electrode shot?

mine quits when the consumable in the gun is cooked...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-24-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,574
Posted By Crithpy Critter
not a good idea... an accident and you're...

not a good idea...

an accident and you're no longer an old man but a crithpy critter

the so called free gas can be a killer...

the impoverised Nigerians were constantly hot tapping our...
Forum: Fabrication 04-09-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 30,789
Posted By Crithpy Critter
cooking with propane should be a felony... ...

cooking with propane should be a felony...

some people even call a propane grill a BBQ pit...

a double felony
Forum: Fabrication 04-09-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,341
Posted By Crithpy Critter
and as always, use the highest quality US made...

and as always, use the highest quality US made rust preventative
Forum: Fabrication 04-07-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 23,834
Posted By Crithpy Critter
class A splitter.... being pathologically...

class A splitter....

being pathologically lazy, I only saw wood that doesn't need to be split...

my main fireplace will take 30 inch wide x 12 inch thick wood

but that aint no fun...
...
Forum: Fabrication 04-02-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,853
Posted By Crithpy Critter
i really miss catching shrimp off my dock on...

i really miss catching shrimp off my dock on Ponchatrain and dumping them right into a boiling pot

i keep some of this on hand if a stray bolt of DC should cause something to float up...
...
Forum: Fabrication 04-02-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,853
Posted By Crithpy Critter
I'll have someone at the switch if I happen to...

I'll have someone at the switch if I happen to fall in...

I did some plasma cutting demolition above the water and I had a sober helper on the box
Forum: Fabrication 04-02-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,853
Posted By Crithpy Critter
I need to weld on steel that is on the lake

A customer wants me to weld some supports on his boat lift and two of the steel posts are in the water..

will I fry all the fish if I weld on them?...

I wont be in the water of course since...
Forum: Fabrication 03-29-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,616
Posted By Crithpy Critter
how did you avoid plumber's butt crack with the...

how did you avoid plumber's butt crack with the shirt you had...

must have been a long tail model, unavailable to anyone living south of Missouri
Forum: Fabrication 03-29-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 23,834
Posted By Crithpy Critter
splitters with huge hairy balls ...

splitters with huge hairy balls

http://www.timberwolfcorp.com/firewood_processors/video.asp?id=3
Forum: Fabrication 03-28-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,341
Posted By Crithpy Critter
I try to also fit the hinges to the hinge post in...

I try to also fit the hinges to the hinge post in the shop and get it all in line so I can go to the site and plant the hinge post in concrete and I then hanging the gate is easy

adjustable...
Forum: Fabrication 03-28-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,341
Posted By Crithpy Critter
if you have that much fence to do, I would spend...

if you have that much fence to do, I would spend some time and build a fence jig in the shop and lay each piece in it and weld it..

fix it so you can just lay the pickets and horizontals into it...
Forum: Fabrication 03-27-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,341
Posted By Crithpy Critter
Sherwin Williams has some new oil based...

Sherwin Williams has some new oil based industrial but it is expensive..

around $50 per gallon

200 feet of fence will amount to a pile of cash

dont forget the fence codes.
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