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Forum: Welding 04-07-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
This is the process I followed it worked well...

This is the process I followed it worked well restoring my anvil.

I will have to look and see exactly what rod I used. No they are not cheap.
Forum: Welding 04-06-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Excellent, I was wondering if I was going to have...

Excellent, I was wondering if I was going to have to
head up north and sort your shit out for you. :cool:
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 04-01-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Very Nice!

Very Nice!
Forum: Welding 03-31-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Bad gas is an excuse for bad welders... LOL.

Bad gas is an excuse for bad welders... LOL.
Forum: Welding 03-30-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 906
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
OH gawd, I hope they don't start spooning... ...

OH gawd, I hope they don't start spooning... :rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 03-30-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Personally not a fan of lanthanated electrodes. ...

Personally not a fan of lanthanated electrodes.

You amps and diameter are good.

That cup is a bit big for 1/16", I would go with a #5 cup.

You do have the gas on? Is your solenoid working?...
Forum: Machining 03-29-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
This is the way it should be... :cool: ...

This is the way it should be... :cool:


Stop whining... :D
Forum: Machining 03-27-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
It took an SFT member in Hellinois, to remind the...

It took an SFT member in Hellinois, to remind the redneck from Misery to post
a request on SFT for assistance so...
Forum: Welding 03-25-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 906
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I am glad that Arizonian, pointed this out... ...

I am glad that Arizonian, pointed this out... WTF nobody else caught it?

Reverse -- Electrode Positive is the correct way.

You will get less penetration with straight polarity, and it's just...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-10-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Those big ones are expensive if you have to buy...

Those big ones are expensive if you have to buy them.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-02-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
It's water. It does not take much water to make...

It's water. It does not take much water to make it look bad.

https://testoil.com/program-management/crackle-test-do-you-know-your-detection-limits/

Likely a leak somewhere and rain water is...
Forum: Welding 01-25-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,340
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
How pure is the oxygen?

How pure is the oxygen?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-19-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Either you are rich, or you don't use much...

Either you are rich, or you don't use much...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-19-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
10% maximum ethanol (EtOH) is a federal thing in...

10% maximum ethanol (EtOH) is a federal thing in "regular" gasoline.
E15 and E85 gasolines have to be identified as such

Not all states, Hellinois for example, make it easy to market EtOH free...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Good to hear.

Good to hear.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
'Nominal' is the key operative word. Depends...

'Nominal' is the key operative word.

Depends on how far you are from the last transformer.

Here on the farm I am very consistently at 245V. I also have some friends
that average 215-220V. ...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
9kW peak watts, that is for when an electric...

9kW peak watts, that is for when an electric motor starts.

Since you have a lot of resistive loads you have to use the 7250 continuous watts for your actual calculations.

My genset is 12kW...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 02:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Residential services are 230V not 115V, so your...

Residential services are 230V not 115V, so your math is off a bit.
Forum: Shop & Safety 01-10-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,212
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Nice, I have always liked the look of a good box...

Nice, I have always liked the look of a good box joint.
Forum: Machining 12-31-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
High temp steel flux and silver braze is the...

High temp steel flux and silver braze is the common method with oxyfuel.

When metal cutting I was told that bronze brazing can get hot enough to
soften and come loose. Silver take more heat.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-28-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,986
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Here is an update, still waiting on a replacement...

Here is an update, still waiting on a replacement switch, I damaged the
original one taking it off so I bought a new one that should be OEM equal.
I did consider just putting a HD light switch...
Forum: Fabrication 12-16-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,514
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I was asked once by my broker why I never had a...

I was asked once by my broker why I never had a claim, I said I am choosy on what I work on, if it looks dodgy I say no. Well since you never have a claim you rates have stayed very low. I was very...
Forum: Fabrication 12-16-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,514
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
When I was running my welding business I carried...

When I was running my welding business I carried a million, for works in progress and completed works. But there were exclusions. I could not weld on anything that supported people, catwalks,...
Forum: Fabrication 12-15-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,514
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Not a chance I would build it.

Not a chance I would build it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-15-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,986
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
So I got all the parts I needed in, but have not...

So I got all the parts I needed in, but have not had time to get back to this,
maybe tonight. Still have some parts on order but actually they are extra
blade screws for spares, they are a...
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