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Forum: Welding 05-02-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,001
Posted By danski0224
Redefine

Ok, I'll step back a bit and present it differently.

I need portability. Somethig like the Miller Passport seems ideal for many small jobs that have power. Small is good. As much as part of me...
Forum: Welding 05-02-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,001
Posted By danski0224
MIG Weld Stainless Kitchen Hood to Hot Rolled Steel

I may have an opportunity to get into welding some kitchen exhaust type ducting.

Normally, there is a stainless steel flange on the hood that is welded to "black iron" ducting.

Previously, I...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-04-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 30,136
Posted By danski0224
Oooh... nice.

Oooh... nice.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-01-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 30,136
Posted By danski0224
Your gas mileage won't be much better with the...

Your gas mileage won't be much better with the 351W.

While you have that 460 out... I'm thinking aluminum CJ heads...

:)
Forum: Fabrication 12-10-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,518
Posted By danski0224
If you search for "Roper Whitney", you can buy...

If you search for "Roper Whitney", you can buy parts on their site.

As far as a shop labor rate goes, it's up to you.

Assuming you will want to do this stuff in the future, it is easier to...
Forum: Fabrication 12-10-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,518
Posted By danski0224
It will be much faster to punch the holes than...

It will be much faster to punch the holes than drill them. Yes, the Whitney JR punch locates a centerpunch dimple. There is a high point on the punch that helps to find the mark.

The punch screws...
Forum: Fabrication 12-09-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,518
Posted By danski0224
You need to know what "standards" were discussed....

You need to know what "standards" were discussed.

You need to know what "budget" has been discussed.

The other thing is the time spent doing this work. What is your time worth spent making...
Forum: Fabrication 12-08-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,518
Posted By danski0224
That sheet of 16ga galvanized is gonna set you...

That sheet of 16ga galvanized is gonna set you back at least $100.00, probably close to $150.00.

Depending on layout, you'll get 88 pieces out of that sheet. That's $3.79 apiece.

If the shop...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-07-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,179
Posted By danski0224
Yup, class actions suck. The people that are...

Yup, class actions suck.

The people that are wronged get nothing while the lawyers get rich.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,179
Posted By danski0224
As one outhouse lawyer to another... I don't...

As one outhouse lawyer to another...

I don't see how the existing Craftsman hand tool warranty could be changed without a class action lawsuit.

LOTS of people would be pissed off.
...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-06-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,540
Posted By danski0224
Snap-On date code chart in the attachment. ...

Snap-On date code chart in the attachment.

Lots of tool info over at Alloy Artifacts: http://home.comcast.net/~alloy-artifacts/

I suspect your 5/16 drive was originally government issue.
Forum: SFT Information 11-27-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,201
Posted By danski0224
Do you own a Business? Do you get paid with a 1099?

If so, then do you know about the upcoming changes in 1099 reporting due to recent Health Care legislation?

You can go here and send an email to your Representative objecting to the changes and...
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,115
Posted By danski0224
XMT Cart

I made this. It is based on the Miller Universal Cart, but scaled down.

Another machine could go where I put the drawer that holds some of the lead and extension cord. Probably need to add a few...
Forum: Fabrication 10-04-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,091
Posted By danski0224
Revere copper has all kinds of stuff. ...

Revere copper has all kinds of stuff. http://www.reverecopper.com/index.html

You might be able to get 96" x 120" in textured, but not sure.

If anything, you will run into problems with...
Forum: Fabrication 10-04-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,873
Posted By danski0224
Wow. Nice work. Only suggestion I have is to...

Wow. Nice work.

Only suggestion I have is to ditch the Fram filter. Almost anything is better.
Forum: Fabrication 10-03-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,330
Posted By danski0224
Plenty of ballast in both seats. :)

Plenty of ballast in both seats. :)
Forum: Fabrication 10-03-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,613
Posted By danski0224
The fitting you are describing is called a square...

The fitting you are describing is called a square to round.

It is laid out in the flat using a process called triangulation.

If you go to www.thesheetmetalshop.com and poke around a bit, they...
Forum: Fabrication 09-12-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 74,077
Posted By danski0224
Another approach: Consider a circle with a...

Another approach:

Consider a circle with a circumference of 360 inches.

That gives you 1 inch = 1 degree.

working backwards, 360 (inches of circumference) / pi = diameter (D).

D / 2 =...
Forum: Fabrication 08-28-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,406
Posted By danski0224
The side skin and top joint is hidden under that...

The side skin and top joint is hidden under that plastic (usually black) trim. You can buy new stuff at a truck cap or RV place. It is not too expensive.

I would be surprised to find rivets under...
Forum: Welding 08-19-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,896
Posted By danski0224
I got some pointers over on the Miller site. ...

I got some pointers over on the Miller site.

The pointers helped a lot...

but, I don't forsee being able to do much more than tack an outside corner (and even that, so far, has been sketchy). ...
Forum: Welding 08-13-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,896
Posted By danski0224
That means I may need new parts for the...

That means I may need new parts for the spoolgun...

But I don't see how there could be much of a difference between .030 and .035...
Forum: Welding 08-12-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,896
Posted By danski0224
Help to Shorten the AL MIG Learning Curve....

I have some .063 aluminum 5052 sheets to weld up. Have to start making shelves for the van.

I have some 4043 .035 wire and access to the following equipment: Miller XMT 304 CC/CV, 30A Spoolgun,...
Forum: Fabrication 07-19-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,937
Posted By danski0224
Makita metal cutting saw like this:...

Makita metal cutting saw like this: http://www.amazon.com/Makita-LC1230-12-Inch-Metal-Cutting/dp/B00004YOLV/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&s=hi&qid=1279574547&sr=1-7

Not a true cold cut saw, but...

Cuts...
Forum: Fabrication 05-04-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,850
Posted By danski0224
I think part of the problem is wages and the...

I think part of the problem is wages and the value of the US dollar.

Look at what people made before 1950.

Dad worked, mom stayed at home. There was enough money to go around for the typical...
Forum: Fabrication 05-04-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,850
Posted By danski0224
There are many different kinds of those old...

There are many different kinds of those old rollforming machines. Just a couple of weeks ago, I saw an auction for a "Pittsburgh Opener". It wasn't made by PEXTO.

Back in the day, labor was cheap...
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