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Forum: Welding 10-18-2013, 05:20 PM
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Posted By newfarmerdon
Thanks, H80N. I was thinking the same thing! You...

Thanks, H80N. I was thinking the same thing! You asked for an update on the "7", I hope it's O.K., I'll post a couple of pics here.
Forum: Welding 10-18-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,377
Posted By newfarmerdon
Well, as promised, here are some pictures of the...

Well, as promised, here are some pictures of the "damaged" wheel. I know that I will get some flack about the way I checked for out of round, but I do not have a travel indicator, I do however, have...
Forum: Welding 10-17-2013, 08:53 PM
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Posted By newfarmerdon
The damage seams to be caused by "brushing"...

The damage seams to be caused by "brushing" against the curb, not "hitting" it. I will get some pics of the wheel and the Car, tomorrow. Thanks, Don
Forum: Welding 10-17-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,377
Posted By newfarmerdon
Thanks, H80N....About the 6061, I was just trying...

Thanks, H80N....About the 6061, I was just trying to show off my "past use" materials. Anyway, the blemish, is on the very outer edge of the wheel, absolutely only a cosmetic thing! I only asked...
Forum: Welding 10-17-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,377
Posted By newfarmerdon
Aluminum Wheel Repair

Good evening all....I haven't been able to visit SFT very much lately, I went back to work(supposed to be part time) and have been very busy. I have been able to do a little welding on the "Lotus"....
Forum: Fabrication 09-28-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,852
Posted By newfarmerdon
Thanks , for sharing .....those little weeders...

Thanks , for sharing .....those little weeders are awesome! You really do nice work! I can relate to "finding old muscles", for me , it takes about two days....then I say"why does that hurt so...
Forum: Welding 06-27-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By newfarmerdon
Thanks, Dr.Bob.

Thanks, Dr.Bob.
Forum: Welding 06-27-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By newfarmerdon
Thanks. I hadn't heard of them either, but I was...

Thanks. I hadn't heard of them either, but I was researching for a new helmet and this ad came up with 4 1/2 stars on Amazon. So at $90.00, I didn't think that was too bad, compared with a "local"...
Forum: Welding 06-27-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By newfarmerdon
Rhino, auto dark helmet

Well, my "Rhino" came in yesterday. I didn't get a chance to try it until today. I think, it works GREAT! OOOOH, that's what weld looks like while you are welding!! Gee, I thought that my...
Forum: Welding 06-25-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By newfarmerdon
Thanks Ironman..........You are right about being...

Thanks Ironman..........You are right about being too bright, wow! I didn't feel like I had "sand" in my eyes, but I knew I looked at something toooo bright.................Don
Forum: Welding 06-25-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By newfarmerdon
Thanks SD... Unfortunately, it was a gift, almost...

Thanks SD... Unfortunately, it was a gift, almost three years ago, but thank you for the thought.......Don
Forum: Welding 06-25-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By newfarmerdon
Thank you Rick. I was ready to get that...

Thank you Rick. I was ready to get that helmet, but I did a little research and found a "Rhino" at amazon, more settings and it is both battery and solar, for $89.00, so I ordered one...should be...
Forum: Welding 06-23-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By newfarmerdon
Good afternoon all.....Well, the "battery...

Good afternoon all.....Well, the "battery replacement" was a success, however, the auto-dark still does not work, so now I have to think it is one of the sensors, but at the risk of getting "flashed"...
Forum: Welding 06-23-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By newfarmerdon
[QUOTE=H80N;555408]Don the literature...

[QUOTE=H80N;555408]Don

the literature says.."non replacable" battery backup..

and..

the manual says no battery change required?? whatever that means.. ...
Forum: Welding 06-23-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By newfarmerdon
http://metalmangear.com/Welding%20Helmets/ADF600S/...

http://metalmangear.com/Welding%20Helmets/ADF600S/index.html I think this is the one...........Don
Forum: Welding 06-23-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By newfarmerdon
Thank you, I hadn't thought of batteries:o. I...

Thank you, I hadn't thought of batteries:o. I know it's a Metalman, sold at T.S.C. I will be heading to the Barn in a bit, I will check that, and or get the info. Don
Forum: Welding 06-23-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,607
Posted By newfarmerdon
Auto Darkening Lifespan?

Good morning all... First off, thanks to all that have been so helpful to me in the past ! I now have a new problem, but I think I may have figured it out myself. I have a "Metalman" auto ...
Forum: Welding 05-11-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,003
Posted By newfarmerdon
Good morning, and thank you "transit". That one...

Good morning, and thank you "transit". That one sounds very strong. There are quite a few "very interesting" combinations out there! There are many people that have done really Fantastic Work, I...
Forum: Welding 05-10-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,836
Posted By newfarmerdon
Good morning, and thank you. I know it will be a...

Good morning, and thank you. I know it will be a long time before I reach any part of "perfection", but I will keep trying. It is a little difficult trying to figure some things out, but with the...
Forum: Welding 05-09-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,836
Posted By newfarmerdon
Sequential Welding?

Good evening. I am trying to get the best penetration and strongest welds..so do you think this is the best way. I think I should weld the joints in picture #047, grind the "top" weld flush, then...
Forum: Fabrication 05-01-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 60,591
Posted By newfarmerdon
Great job, Jen!! That was a lot of work. Your...

Great job, Jen!! That was a lot of work. Your "fabrication" and "machining" skills are awesome! The finished product is really Beautiful! Thanks for sharing your "journey". Don
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-29-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,822
Posted By newfarmerdon
WOW! ....Nice shop PW

WOW! ....Nice shop PW
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-23-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,046
Posted By newfarmerdon
Hi, Jen.....I changed my old '52 Ford 8N over...

Hi, Jen.....I changed my old '52 Ford 8N over from 6v pos. ground, to 12v neg. ground. Go down to Advance Auto(or equiv.), get a 60amp Alternator for a '75 Chevy p/u v8 $29.99 + core charge, 1 yr....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-23-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,285
Posted By newfarmerdon
Here's mine. She's an "oldie but...

Here's mine. She's an "oldie but goodie"!
Forum: Fabrication 04-20-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,170
Posted By newfarmerdon
Sorry for your loss,Boilerman............Don

Sorry for your loss,Boilerman............Don
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