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Forum: Fabrication 01-27-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Toploader
Well said.:D

Well said.:D
Forum: Fabrication 01-27-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By Toploader
Thanks Bill! Did a little photo editing on that...

Thanks Bill! Did a little photo editing on that one.;)
Forum: Fabrication 01-27-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By Toploader
Thanks for the tip! I'll try anything to make the...

Thanks for the tip! I'll try anything to make the job easier. Mothers just seemed to work the fastest. The never dull left and oily sheen that needed to be buffed off and the shine was no where near...
Forum: Fabrication 01-26-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By Toploader
Thank you Jennifer, he was mainly a roofer but...

Thank you Jennifer, he was mainly a roofer but did copper when the customer wanted something done. Digging around I found the old strips with the holes punched out. Remnants of when the buttons where...
Forum: Fabrication 01-25-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By Toploader
Thanks guys, I do like the patina it gives off as...

Thanks guys, I do like the patina it gives off as well. Dad liked to have it shined up for the holidays so I just keep it up. Kind of a tradition I guess.
Forum: Fabrication 01-24-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By Toploader
His copper work on the "Spreckles" mansion roof...

His copper work on the "Spreckles" mansion roof in SF. He did the chimney tops. No I am not going to polish those...don't like heights.:eek:
Forum: Fabrication 01-24-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By Toploader
Dads Copper Work...(fireplace)

Hope this is the right place to post in here, not my fabrication, but I figured maybe some of you would like to see it.

My dad was a roofer and enjoyed working with copper. His work is still...
Forum: Fabrication 12-29-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,646
Posted By Toploader
Interested in what you come up with as its a good...

Interested in what you come up with as its a good idea. We have to crank up our feet if we ever want to move our table. I thought about a couple bottle jacks with a foot pedal to lower the casters...
Forum: Fabrication 10-16-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,703
Posted By Toploader
Thank you! There are 2 steering brake levers...

Thank you!
There are 2 steering brake levers to pull that actuate a drum brake on either side of the open differential. While you turn the wheel you can feather the lever or pull it as hard as you...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-09-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,936
Posted By Toploader
Count me in for "shelving" my redwings. Just...

Count me in for "shelving" my redwings. Just bought another pair of the steel-toe lineman's and they need some breaking in. I made a switch to Redback's after hearing good things about them. They are...
Forum: Fabrication 10-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,957
Posted By Toploader
Thanks for posting up and explaining every step!...

Thanks for posting up and explaining every step! Really like your work. This pic is background worthy!
Forum: Fabrication 10-02-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,703
Posted By Toploader
Thanks Derek! And no cracking in this one:D

Thanks Derek! And no cracking in this one:D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By Toploader
You suck!:D Nice score! Been eyeing those for a...

You suck!:D Nice score! Been eyeing those for a while here localy.
Forum: Fabrication 10-01-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,457
Posted By Toploader
I have to tip my hat to you on that one. Being...

I have to tip my hat to you on that one. Being from Cali, rust is here on the coast but not that bad like what you deal with, I would of walked on that one. You pretty much welded a new life to "rust...
Forum: Fabrication 10-01-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,703
Posted By Toploader
Thanks Windy, yep APC. Trust me these are not the...

Thanks Windy, yep APC. Trust me these are not the ones you want to drag home:D


Good eye, I actually made a template off an original 251 from Juaques place. I believe you are correct on the...
Forum: Fabrication 09-30-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,703
Posted By Toploader
Good thing they were flat, just some odd angles...

Good thing they were flat, just some odd angles to deal with. The front plate behind the wheel is sloped armor so the string lines came in handy to try and level/square stuff off of.
We threw in...
Forum: Fabrication 09-30-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,703
Posted By Toploader
1/2 track fenders

A buddy and I had to fab these up to make it look more authentic. This is a Czech 810 converted to look like a German 251
Forum: Machining 09-29-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,767
Posted By Toploader
You dont need a metal person...hookers and dope...

You dont need a metal person...hookers and dope have done that for years.
Forum: Welding 09-18-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,030
Posted By Toploader
That's what I was thinking when I saw the ad. :D

That's what I was thinking when I saw the ad. :D
Forum: Welding 09-18-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,030
Posted By Toploader
No offence to the seller, its just I have never...

No offence to the seller, its just I have never seen this, my instructor just had some random pieces in his class that showed a fail in the bend test. 400 just seems like a lot of coin to spend on...
Forum: Welding 09-18-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,030
Posted By Toploader
400 bucks for crappy weld samples?

Just came across this on C/L and had no idea this even existed. :confused:

Some of the add:

The five-piece set is designed for training structural welding inspectors and welders. The samples...
Forum: SFT Information 09-17-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 232
Sticky: SFT Donations
Views: 79,758
Posted By Toploader
Thank you, keep up the great work.

Thank you, keep up the great work.
Forum: Welding 09-14-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,086
Posted By Toploader
I use something like these during roll cage...

I use something like these during roll cage repair or adding tube. The small ridge in the center leaves a nice gap for welding or in your case brazing. And I would plug weld/braze it. Once sanded...
Forum: Fabrication 09-10-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,742
Posted By Toploader
Thanks Derek, reason I ask is been having issues...

Thanks Derek, reason I ask is been having issues with a 330 bucket at work. Think my pre and post heat are not right. Along with stress relief.
Forum: Fabrication 09-07-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,742
Posted By Toploader
Any pre/post heat or just burn them on?

Any pre/post heat or just burn them on?
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