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Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,394
Posted By digger doug
Yes, but leaving his links up and active, Charlie...

Yes, but leaving his links up and active, Charlie has won.

Please go in and edit out the hot links, for the google rankings system will have the spammers here like flies.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-17-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By digger doug
Yup, we always thought "ropey" meant it stuck...

Yup, we always thought "ropey" meant it stuck around better.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-17-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By digger doug
"Ropey" is what I always hear when discussing...

"Ropey" is what I always hear when discussing "good old grease"
Forum: Machining 07-17-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 547
Posted By digger doug
An apprentice off to a good start....:rolleyes:

An apprentice off to a good start....:rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 07-17-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,614
Posted By digger doug
6010 reverse get's even more exciting.....:D

6010 reverse get's even more exciting.....:D
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-15-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By digger doug
No need to over think this. welded, not...

No need to over think this.

welded, not welded
Worught alloy, cold rolled.

simply set up a test with the actual piece (the whole amount needed, not just a sample)
and apply 3x load, and see...
Forum: Welding 07-15-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,614
Posted By digger doug
"Holey Cow !" is what you said ? As you blew...

"Holey Cow !" is what you said ?

As you blew holes in the sheetmetal .....:rolleyes:

yes, D.C. is quieter, is a sneaky little bastich.
Try reversing the polarity.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-11-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By digger doug
As milo pointed out, paint dries, and will hold...

As milo pointed out, paint dries, and will hold water.

And FF will not.

However, based on the bad condition you describe of the steel, I would
rather throw less money at it.

I would try...
Forum: Fabrication 07-10-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,544
Posted By digger doug
There are tonnage charts all over the internet,...

There are tonnage charts all over the internet, from the press brake manufs.

Easy Peasy
Forum: Welding 07-10-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By digger doug
IIRC she named it too....:D

IIRC she named it too....:D
Forum: Welding 07-08-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,614
Posted By digger doug
Just like an umbrella, keep one folded up in the...

Just like an umbrella, keep one folded up in the trunk.
Forum: Welding 07-08-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,614
Posted By digger doug
The GNAP can't push a wheelchair ?

The GNAP can't push a wheelchair ?
Forum: Machining 07-08-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By digger doug
"Cut an appropriate size piece of strap iron...

"Cut an appropriate size piece of strap iron and.....crank on it with a pipe wrench"

fixed it for ya
Forum: Machining 07-07-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By digger doug
"Drag Link" comes to mind

"Drag Link" comes to mind
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 07-05-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,702
Posted By digger doug
So now that's it's about done....What do you...

So now that's it's about done....What do you figure you made per hour ?

I'm betting you are up to $1.00 ....:D
Forum: Welding 07-04-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By digger doug
I think you don't understand all that I wrote. ...

I think you don't understand all that I wrote.

50 amp TRANSFORMER plasma cutters, but new enough to NOT
be HF start, and are AMERICAN MADE, or CEBORA (Italian made, sold
as the snap on ya-5550A,...
Forum: Welding 07-03-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By digger doug
There is a 3rd option: I had purchased (2) 40...

There is a 3rd option:
I had purchased (2) 40 amp older xformer units (a hypertherm max 40, and a
solar model)
outfitted new torches to them, and used them for a few years.

HF start, torch's,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-25-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,058
Posted By digger doug
HD-19, first model with a torque, and a screaming...

HD-19, first model with a torque, and a screaming deetroit 6-71.
Next model had a Buda with a conventional torque.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-23-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,058
Posted By digger doug
"Line Wash"...learn sunthin new everyday. ...

"Line Wash"...learn sunthin new everyday.

FWIW my old friend that had a combo gas station and industrial lubricant
(shell dealer) used to drive his tanker to cleveland (the flatts)
to haul fuel,...
Forum: Fabrication 06-19-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,339
Posted By digger doug
A simple pump would have kept 99% of the weight...

A simple pump would have kept 99% of the weight (and problems)
on the ground
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiqRO9FZnV4
Forum: Welding 06-15-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,376
Posted By digger doug
Erie, Pa craigslist has had a "scott" portable...

Erie, Pa craigslist has had a "scott" portable welder for some time now,
price is $500.

No pix though.
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,376
Posted By digger doug
I have (2) of those, they are both single/three...

I have (2) of those, they are both single/three phase.
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,376
Posted By digger doug
Yes, I built my own 40 hp RPC as well, run a...

Yes, I built my own 40 hp RPC as well, run a couple of welders off it.

However, is the Lincoln you pictured 3phase ?
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,376
Posted By digger doug
Most Lincoln ac/dc xformer type were single phase...

Most Lincoln ac/dc xformer type were single phase

Westinghouse, made a xformer type one (my neighbors has it) that was 3 phase, and had selenium rectifiers..

IT was very smooth, and had a...
Forum: Welding 06-10-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,376
Posted By digger doug
From your neck of the woods....1922:

From your neck of the woods....1922:
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