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Forum: Fabrication 07-14-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,669
Posted By derekpfeiffer
That bandsaw is designed for cutting wood. If you...

That bandsaw is designed for cutting wood. If you got a metal blade and went to the slowest speed setting it'd probably work for ok for awhile. I'd have to look up what sfpm is recommended for...
Forum: Fabrication 05-13-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,714
Posted By derekpfeiffer
Very impressive!!

Very impressive!!
Forum: Welding 05-10-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,577
Posted By derekpfeiffer
Showing up a little late to the party, but I buy...

Showing up a little late to the party, but I buy all of my tig rod from Bakersgas.com. They're set up with Crown Alloys and it's drop shipped right from them. Free shipping too on orders over $50.
Forum: Welding 05-10-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,907
Posted By derekpfeiffer
Wow! my cost for a 48x240x.5 plate would be right...

Wow! my cost for a 48x240x.5 plate would be right around $730 US delivered to my shop!
Forum: Fabrication 04-14-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,131
Posted By derekpfeiffer
Lol I'm not using a harbor junk band saw. I have...

Lol I'm not using a harbor junk band saw. I have a Johnson J model that has been COMPLETELY rebuilt this past winter.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-13-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,855
Posted By derekpfeiffer
The old ones were made right here in...

The old ones were made right here in Nebraska...DeWitt to be exact. If you look closely at the logo on the old ones you'll see DeWitt at the top center. Crying shame that they moved overseas. Now I...
Forum: Fabrication 04-13-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,131
Posted By derekpfeiffer
Which dry cut saw?

I've been pretty seriously considering buying a dry cut saw. I've heard a lot of good things about them and would really like one primarily for doing 11ga square tubing work. I saw this one's YouTube...
Forum: Welding 04-05-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,944
Posted By derekpfeiffer
You'll have to let us know how it really...

You'll have to let us know how it really preforms, Jack!

I first saw these a couple years ago in a farm magazine....I just laughed:rolleyes:
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-05-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,049
Posted By derekpfeiffer
Doesn't hardly look like there's a shoulder or...

Doesn't hardly look like there's a shoulder or pocket for an o-ring on it and the shoulder of the flange isn't large enough for a gasket. I have used liquid Teflon tape or pipe dope on stuff like...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-05-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,756
Posted By derekpfeiffer
I had an old time tell me that it was because...

I had an old time tell me that it was because building supports and columns are typically put in at 10' multiples. With 21' pipe the welds wouldn't be where a support would be...IDK if there's any...
Forum: Fabrication 03-24-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,013
Posted By derekpfeiffer
The guy that does all of my bodywork always told...

The guy that does all of my bodywork always told me that if you wait too long with darker colors its much harder to polish or buff them without getting "swirls". I believe with his paint system he...
Forum: Fabrication 03-24-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,640
Posted By derekpfeiffer
my thoughts exactly!! lol

my thoughts exactly!! lol
Forum: Welding 03-20-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,066
Posted By derekpfeiffer
Some 3/32" 308 should do you well for 1/8...

Some 3/32" 308 should do you well for 1/8 stainless steel. 309 if you're welding stainless to carbon steel. IIRC I usually run them in the neighborhood of 75-77amps.

Your beads are looking good...
Forum: Welding 03-18-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,816
Posted By derekpfeiffer
They don't look to be in too bad of shape?

They don't look to be in too bad of shape?
Forum: Shop & Safety 03-17-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,892
Posted By derekpfeiffer
We have several oxygen lance's at work...they're...

We have several oxygen lance's at work...they're incredible!!!!
Forum: Welding 03-16-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,816
Posted By derekpfeiffer
I just received a confirmation that mine has...

I just received a confirmation that mine has shipped as well!!
Forum: Welding 03-14-2016, 01:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,816
Posted By derekpfeiffer
One would think from the closest warehouse?

One would think from the closest warehouse?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-13-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,146
Posted By derekpfeiffer
Bang for the buck I just don't see how you can...

Bang for the buck I just don't see how you can beat the 20V Dewalts. I upgraded last year when Fastenal was running their buy 2 bare tools get 2 free batteries sale. I bought 10 bare tools and got 10...
Forum: Welding 03-12-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,816
Posted By derekpfeiffer
I can't really say I've noticed the difference in...

I can't really say I've noticed the difference in flux breakage on them versus any other brand of low hydrogen rod. I've definitely seen a fair amount of them damaged due to poor handling of the box....
Forum: Welding 03-12-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,816
Posted By derekpfeiffer
Really?? It just worked for me. I was going to...

Really?? It just worked for me. I was going to buy 2 but decided I better wait and see what shape the box is in when one gets here first.....It's not a deal if there's a bunch of unusable rod in...
Forum: Welding 03-12-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,816
Posted By derekpfeiffer
So this does work? What's the difference...

So this does work?

What's the difference between:
Excalibur 1/8 in. x 14 in. 7018-A1 MR Electrode 50 lb.-$63.72
1/8 x 14 in. 7018 MR Stick Electrode EO Can 50 lb.-$136.50

other than one is...
Forum: Fabrication 02-29-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,208
Posted By derekpfeiffer
I realize all of this. Like I'd said I'm going to...

I realize all of this. Like I'd said I'm going to install them on the front after talking to him tonight but if he chooses not to use them it'll be his problem.
Forum: Fabrication 02-29-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,208
Posted By derekpfeiffer
I agree. He's supposed to stop by tonight and I'm...

I agree. He's supposed to stop by tonight and I'm going to revisit the issue with him. Whether he chooses to use it or not isn't my problem.
Forum: Fabrication 02-28-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,208
Posted By derekpfeiffer
I put the tubing flat to be fork pockets. The...

I put the tubing flat to be fork pockets. The customer wanted to be able to pick it from every side. That's why it's built in a "H" pattern. The customer decided he didn't want a handrail on the...
Forum: Fabrication 02-28-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,208
Posted By derekpfeiffer
It's going on a 6,000# all terrain forklift.

It's going on a 6,000# all terrain forklift.
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