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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By JBFab
I agree some pictures may be helpful, but the...

I agree some pictures may be helpful, but the first thing I would do is switch to DCEP instead of AC. Many rods "say" they can be run on AC, but in my experience they don't run nearly as well on AC...
Forum: Welding 04-07-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By JBFab
Planning on it. I don't have an inverter...

Planning on it. I don't have an inverter machine, so my evaluation will be performance on a transformer machine only.
Forum: Welding 04-06-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By JBFab
Lol, projects not done yet!

Lol, projects not done yet!
Forum: Welding 04-06-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By JBFab
Well, I switched to a pure tungsten and #5 cup...

Well, I switched to a pure tungsten and #5 cup and have success. I think though that my problem was the #7 cup I was using had a crack in it, as when I took it apart part of the rim broke off. ...
Forum: Welding 03-31-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By JBFab
Yea, I've never used anything but pure or...

Yea, I've never used anything but pure or thoriated but I was feeling adventurous. :rolleyes:

#5 cups are on the way, we'll give that a shot.

Gas is on, solenoid is working, 100% pure argon.
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Forum: Welding 03-30-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By JBFab
Sounds good! Sent from my mobile device...

Sounds good!

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Forum: Welding 03-30-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 864
Posted By JBFab
Aluminum TIG - Tungsten being immediately consumed.

Hey guys, I have a nice aluminum project going utilizing the spoolgun and the TIG. I picked up some 1/16 lanthanated electrodes in an attempt to bring my power consumption down. Trouble is the...
Forum: Welding 03-26-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By JBFab
Howdy neighbor, and welcome to the forum. You...

Howdy neighbor, and welcome to the forum. You are on the right track with beveling the material. Pre-heat to 225°F keep interpass under 700°F, don't worry about post heat. Just don't quench it or...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-16-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By JBFab
Nice work Chris, what are you using for a box...

Nice work Chris, what are you using for a box joint jig?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-05-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By JBFab
We don't have inspections here, and I don't plan...

We don't have inspections here, and I don't plan to move anytime soon - seriously considering deleting mine.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-04-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By JBFab
It could be that the DPF is plugged so that by...

It could be that the DPF is plugged so that by the time the exhaust gets to the SCR (where the DEF is applied) it doesn't have enough NO2 to mix with. So yes, in essence excess DEF due to lower...
Forum: Welding 03-01-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,439
Posted By JBFab
I recently replaced my Jackson NexGen which died...

I recently replaced my Jackson NexGen which died after over 10 years with a Jackson Balder BH3. I don't have a lot of hours under it yet, but the little that I do I am thoroughly impressed with the...
Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By JBFab
I used to build large screw conveyors for a...

I used to build large screw conveyors for a previous employer. Sounds like a similar setup to what you have. We used Dodge gear reducers exclusively. The output shaft was nothing special, but it...
Forum: Fabrication 02-19-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,064
Posted By JBFab
I would bet money that there was undercut on the...

I would bet money that there was undercut on the passenger side cylinder mount that led to that failure. Not that it matters, I just enjoy looking at those types of failures forensically. Any chance...
Forum: Fabrication 01-26-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,546
Posted By JBFab
It really depends on what you do in your shop. ...

It really depends on what you do in your shop. If I were fortunate enough to have a true hossfeld in my shop I would definitely have the pins and accessories to bend wire on the top of the bender...
Forum: Welding 01-15-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,801
Posted By JBFab
For that machine 75/25 would be fine. If you had...

For that machine 75/25 would be fine. If you had a bigger machine and intended to do spray arc you'd need something more along the lines of 90/10. Flow rate NOT pressure should be between 20 and 30...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-18-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,008
Posted By JBFab
As a matter of fact I have designed, built, and...

As a matter of fact I have designed, built, and had built a handful of presses although admittedly that is not my main gig. Also, I'll state it again here so you don't get confused between this post...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-18-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,008
Posted By JBFab
No no Gerry, once again ol' Dougie is confused or...

No no Gerry, once again ol' Dougie is confused or in an altered state. Pretty sure the OP is the self proclaimed "degreed engineer".
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-07-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,008
Posted By JBFab
A devastating blow no doubt :rolleyes:.

A devastating blow no doubt :rolleyes:.
Forum: Welding 10-17-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,439
Posted By JBFab
My Jackson Nexgen lasted quite awhile as a...

My Jackson Nexgen lasted quite awhile as a professional. I've used the Miller digital elite. Fantastic helmet, but the headgear doesn't work well for my fat head. I've been looking at the Jackson...
Forum: Fabrication 10-09-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,372
Posted By JBFab
So the battery I spoke of earlier in this post -...

So the battery I spoke of earlier in this post - I paid $20 for 2 day shipping and got it in 6 days through USPS. I have a package I ordered yesterday, paid $13 for standard overnight through FedEx....
Forum: Welding 10-05-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,562
Posted By JBFab
The PAPR hoods have a cloak around them to help...

The PAPR hoods have a cloak around them to help with air flow to the belt. Perhaps you could look at one of those for inspiration. I have a black stallion neck flap that clips go mine to protect my...
Forum: Fabrication 10-05-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,372
Posted By JBFab
Yea, they are fucked up. I ordered a battery for...

Yea, they are fucked up. I ordered a battery for my phone last Wednesday, paid for 2 day shipping, it's scheduled for delivery tomorrow. They must be using common core math now.

Sent from my...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,709
Posted By JBFab
I had a feeling a trip to Petoskey might be part...

I had a feeling a trip to Petoskey might be part of this build. If I give you some desired dimensions could you quote it for me? Another thought I had was if we bought a "stock" cylinder with a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-01-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,709
Posted By JBFab
I've looked at that option. It sounds very...

I've looked at that option. It sounds very efficient in theory, but not very efficient from a ergonomic stand point.
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