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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,451
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Shhhhh I want to see them waste their money.... ...

Shhhhh I want to see them waste their money....

:devil::devil::devil:
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Another boobtoob video on how not to do...

Another boobtoob video on how not to do something. With all the preheat
his top edge is rounded over... My chief in the Navy would be chewing his
ass...
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Gerry and I have the same thoughts. If...

Gerry and I have the same thoughts.


If you have to preheat you need a bigger tip. I have cut up to 4" plate,
no preheat needed, but earplugs helped.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,727
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Aluminum is amphoteric. Zinc is also.

Aluminum is amphoteric. Zinc is also.
Forum: Fabrication 05-17-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 42,818
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
There is going to be a lot of bounce with a...

There is going to be a lot of bounce with a sledge,
If possible maybe you can push against a stump
or other immovable object...
Forum: Machining 05-16-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
How'd you mount your mill to the ceiling?

How'd you mount your mill to the ceiling?
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 42,818
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
This is the kind of weld pattern I would use on a...

This is the kind of weld pattern I would use on a bucket.
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 42,818
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I do the staggered pattern but I weld in the...

I do the staggered pattern but I weld in the opposite of the direction of progression.
Forum: Fabrication 05-16-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 42,818
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Actually welding the back side will make the bow...

Actually welding the back side will make the bow worse, welds contract
when they cool.

I would get a beam and with some spacers in the middle get a bend that
is equal in the opposite...
Forum: Machining 05-15-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
http://vintagemachinery.org/mfgIndex/detail.aspx?i...

http://vintagemachinery.org/mfgIndex/detail.aspx?id=2104&tab=3
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-15-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Keep the vises inside and use the table...

Keep the vises inside and use the table outside...

Yes I am enabling...
Forum: Machining 05-15-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I was looking at those pictures of the tools, it...

I was looking at those pictures of the tools, it would not be too hard
to make one. More for the fun of the project than to save money.
Forum: Fabrication 05-15-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
That would be very useful!

That would be very useful!
Forum: Fabrication 05-14-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
$300 is a bit pricey but if you don't have access...

$300 is a bit pricey but if you don't have access to a mill it does become more reasonable. I have the steel to build one, it is on the 'to-do' but mine will be a bit wider.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-14-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Well turns out not so done after the alignment...

Well turns out not so done after the alignment there was still a little
vibration. Jesse suspected the engine mounts. So this past weekend
I changed out the engine mounts. The two on top were...
Forum: Fabrication 05-12-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 878
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Just remember there, air force, keep your trimmer...

Just remember there, air force, keep your trimmer away from your nuts.
Forum: SFT Information 05-12-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,030
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
There is a better than 50/50 chance I will be...

There is a better than 50/50 chance I will be there Friday night
but have to leave on Saturday for Nashville. I have to be there
Sunday Morning with bells on...
Forum: Fabrication 05-12-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 878
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Last 2.

Last 2.
Forum: Fabrication 05-12-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 878
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Pictures finally... When using type 1...

Pictures finally...

When using type 1 wheels, sanding or grinding discs, you angle of attach
should never be more than 15°, ideally around 10° degrees. Most backing
pads are designed to apply...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-12-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,494
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Liberal dog...

Liberal dog...
Forum: Shop & Safety 05-11-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,494
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
I take a different view on this... We try to...

I take a different view on this... We try to feed dogs all kinds of shit they
really should not eat. Dogs are genetically wolves, therefore they have all
the same evolutionary traits as wolves....
Forum: Machining 05-11-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Auction - North of Milwaukee, WI.

JB and Finchey might have an interest!

http://www.gerlachauctions.com/auction-becker.php?fbclid=IwAR35ZoSaNFsY89K50FCcUH140XlUVFQOxXEjdKitdflMo-cE8Ij0xDu4tqU
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-11-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 436
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
First of all the original motor was 2 Hp, why did...

First of all the original motor was 2 Hp, why did you triple the size of
the motor??? You should have just got a 2 Hp single phase motor.

By doing that you have to replace all of the electrical...
Forum: Machining 05-11-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
Jack, you must've missed out on the changeover -...

Jack, you must've missed out on the changeover - when MSC took over ENCO, they offered all enco customers the chance to sign up with them using their old ENCO account - my cost on some items is less...
Forum: Machining 05-10-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By Shade Tree Welder
1. Your reputation precedes you. 2. You scare...

1. Your reputation precedes you.
2. You scare the average idiot... umm I mean person.
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