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Forum: Welding 03-19-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,539
Posted By Dman033189
Vern cant help you out? lol

Vern cant help you out? lol
Forum: Welding 03-08-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,778
Posted By Dman033189
haha I never even thought about it being stolen....

haha I never even thought about it being stolen. Well he has sent me three emails today and they dont seem to make the most sense so it might just be stolen. I think I will let it pass for now, if...
Forum: Welding 03-07-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,778
Posted By Dman033189
Craigslist Weldanpower

Well I was browsing online tonight and stumbled upon a weldanpower that is like new. The only thing that concerns me is that it doesnt appear to have the frame that goes around the engine, does...
Forum: Welding 02-26-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,644
Posted By Dman033189
Oxy Acetylene Brazing/Welding cast iron?

Well one of the instructors at Lansing Community College heard that I have been laid off from work all winter and asked me help help out in his workshop he is having on March 10th. I have been...
Forum: Welding 06-04-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,317
Posted By Dman033189
Im going to go out on a limb here and say that if...

Im going to go out on a limb here and say that if it is only for hobby use a rod oven isnt totally necessary. 7018 will last a rather long time without any trouble in an airtight container. I weld on...
Forum: Welding 06-03-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,226
Posted By Dman033189
I did that test a couple months back good luck!...

I did that test a couple months back good luck! Personally I did a 1/8" 5p root a slow hot pass with 7018, three stringers for the fill and three or four for the cover. I believe the weld procedure...
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,666
Posted By Dman033189
I have done very little walking the cup so far, I...

I have done very little walking the cup so far, I just took the first welding cert ( 6g 2" double extra heavy 6010/7018) I am waiting to hear on the xray results for that. Then in Januraury I will be...
Forum: Fabrication 12-22-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,666
Posted By Dman033189
Well I was never really told what pressure they...

Well I was never really told what pressure they were running, I thought I heard the boss say something about 1,300 psi and he might have also said it was a blowdown? but Im not sure he just pointed...
Forum: Fabrication 12-18-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,666
Posted By Dman033189
I always thought it would be that way when I got...

I always thought it would be that way when I got into the field but just a couple weeks ago I replaced a length of 4" sch 160 in a power plant in Lansing and nobody even took the time to look at my...
Forum: Fabrication 09-01-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,336
Posted By Dman033189
What kinda of radius are you looking for? A lot...

What kinda of radius are you looking for? A lot of the pipe suppliers around here sell long radius 90s it might be worth a shot.........
Forum: Machining 06-22-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,316
Posted By Dman033189
Well I think I will end up buying that one, but I...

Well I think I will end up buying that one, but I have no idea how to pick out the tools that go with it?
Forum: Machining 06-22-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,316
Posted By Dman033189
I will keep an eye out for that book it should...

I will keep an eye out for that book it should help me a lot., I am pretty new to this stuff. Yeah it appears I am short one or two gears I will have to go out and see how many I have, but I do know...
Forum: Machining 06-22-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,316
Posted By Dman033189
Well I finally bought a lathe............

The other day I was browsing craigslist and I stumbled upon an atlas lathe for $500 that wasn't to far away from me. It appeared to be in decent shape and I ended up buying it, it came with...
Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,230
Posted By Dman033189
Yup it sure is. unfortionatly I wasn't able to...

Yup it sure is. unfortionatly I wasn't able to work on it very much today I spent almost the whole day at Michigan State welding some anchors on a steam line that we are working on.
Forum: Fabrication 06-12-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,230
Posted By Dman033189
A little repair job...............

Well after all these storms went through our area a couple of cooling towers went down at the power plant in lansing. Our company got the job of cleaning up the mess and installing temporary units...
Forum: Fabrication 05-25-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,339
Posted By Dman033189
If you dont mind me asking how much did that...

If you dont mind me asking how much did that butterfly valve cost? We installed an 8" just like that a couple days ago, I just get handed parts so nobody has ever told me how much they run.
Forum: Machining 04-09-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,586
Posted By Dman033189
A few more.....

A few more.....
Forum: Machining 04-09-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,586
Posted By Dman033189
I sent him an email asking those questions but I...

I sent him an email asking those questions but I didn't realize that this was an older man selling his lathe so I was talking to his son online, i was told to call him but I didn't not get a chance...
Forum: Machining 04-07-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,586
Posted By Dman033189
well I sent him an email tonight. I ended up...

well I sent him an email tonight. I ended up offering him $500, He just sent me a response saying the lowest he can go is $650 because of all the tooling that comes with the machine does that sound...
Forum: Machining 04-06-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,586
Posted By Dman033189
No I was talking about the guy selling his on...

No I was talking about the guy selling his on craigslist. Maybe i should have worded that better? :rolleyes:
Forum: Machining 04-06-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,586
Posted By Dman033189
Thanks Cavalry I have been watching this...

Thanks Cavalry I have been watching this (http://cgi.ebay.com/ATLAS-10-METAL-LATHE-with-accessories-Runs-Good_W0QQitemZ120239265009QQihZ002QQcategoryZ104241QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem) one...
Forum: Machining 04-06-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,586
Posted By Dman033189
Well an interesting thing happened...... I was...

Well an interesting thing happened...... I was trying to call someone back on my cell phone tonight and I called the seller of the lathe by accident. He told me that he made a mistake on the listing...
Forum: Machining 04-05-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,586
Posted By Dman033189
Well I called him this morning and unfortunately...

Well I called him this morning and unfortunately it is already sold. :mad: Oh well I guess I will keep looking for another one.
Forum: Machining 04-04-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,586
Posted By Dman033189
Alright so I still haven't bought myself a lathe...

Alright so I still haven't bought myself a lathe but I just stumbled across this (http://lansing.craigslist.org/tls/630757891.html) one on craigslist it appears to be a better deal what do you guys...
Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,267
Posted By Dman033189
We have one in our classroom at school. That way...

We have one in our classroom at school. That way we just have to turn on one machine and then we just run lead to all of our booths. I didn't realize they were so expensive though. :eek:
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