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Forum: Fabrication 03-14-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,844
Posted By dirtdigger
My dog's name is Rascal. Pureed lab. Thinks he's...

My dog's name is Rascal. Pureed lab. Thinks he's a person though probably because we treat him like one. We're dog people to the core.
Forum: Fabrication 03-14-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,844
Posted By dirtdigger
He's not fond of the project. Made him stay in...

He's not fond of the project. Made him stay in the house due to the fact that his snout didn't fit inside the respirator. Otherwise he's my shadow.
Forum: Fabrication 03-14-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,217
Posted By dirtdigger
Amazing work! :)

Amazing work! :)
Forum: Fabrication 03-14-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,844
Posted By dirtdigger
Well we got the machine covered. Still have to...

Well we got the machine covered. Still have to mask off for the black parts. I used a primer coat on the counterwight and the gun wasn't spaying very good (plugged) so it looks a bit duller than the...
Forum: Fabrication 03-12-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,844
Posted By dirtdigger
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Forum: Fabrication 03-12-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,844
Posted By dirtdigger
I went out this morning, and the paint fairy...

I went out this morning, and the paint fairy didn't stop..........:(
Forum: Fabrication 03-12-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,844
Posted By dirtdigger
Thanks all. Sorry for the crappy pics. uploaded...

Thanks all. Sorry for the crappy pics. uploaded them with my phone.
We put all the panels up on saw horses to minimize dust and painting the floor. Got 2 coats on all the panels and they look...
Forum: Fabrication 03-11-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,844
Posted By dirtdigger
Thanks for the info.Going to start on the sheet...

Thanks for the info.Going to start on the sheet metal to get things set before hitting the machine
Forum: Fabrication 03-11-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,844
Posted By dirtdigger
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Forum: Fabrication 03-11-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,844
Posted By dirtdigger
Painting Cat excavator

Does anyone here do much heavy equipment painting? We are getting ready to paint a 325 Cat excavator, using Cat paint (Valspar)

I've painted a few things but nothing this big and I want it to...
Forum: Fabrication 06-10-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,657
Posted By dirtdigger
wow! Awesome job. Wish I had one of those on my...

wow! Awesome job. Wish I had one of those on my property. I need to build a topsoil screener. have pieces, parts and ideas to build a trumble screen........
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-01-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,102
Posted By dirtdigger
I have a samsung S 4 (smartphone) and have it in...

I have a samsung S 4 (smartphone) and have it in an otterbox case with the belt clip. works good for me and I'm in an outside/harsh environment all the time. still about $50 bucks here, but well...
Forum: Welding 12-07-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,609
Posted By dirtdigger
yup, that looks like the manual that came with...

yup, that looks like the manual that came with it. Maybe I overpaid, but I got it anyways. The ONLY one I could find like it online was on e-bay and was beat up pretty bad, for $2,500.

The one I...
Forum: Welding 12-05-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,609
Posted By dirtdigger
I think that is the model Square wave tig 350 ...

I think that is the model
Square wave tig 350
Comes with everything but a water cooler
Forum: Welding 12-05-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,609
Posted By dirtdigger
Lincoln squarewave 350 tig

Heading out to look at a lincon 350 tig. Friend wants $3000. Mint cond. And not used much. Is this a good deal ?
Forum: SFT Information 04-20-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,223
Posted By dirtdigger
Yikes, number 98................guess I better...

Yikes, number 98................guess I better get with the program.
Forum: Fabrication 04-09-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,886
Posted By dirtdigger
I don't have any pics handy, but I built one...

I don't have any pics handy, but I built one similar to Mudbug's, only I left the back half of the barrel behind the saw to catch the sparks. I will try to take a picture.
Forum: Shop & Safety 12-20-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,954
Posted By dirtdigger
I laid 4" pvc from one side of the shop to...

I laid 4" pvc from one side of the shop to another is a couple places and even 1 6" pvc across for future floor heat pipes.
Check out my old thread about my shop. I put in a pit and floor heat....
Forum: Fabrication 12-16-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,772
Posted By dirtdigger
Well, I did some reading on the can, and yes the...

Well, I did some reading on the can, and yes the problem was the recoat time. My employee is supposed to be a trained paint man (haha) He read the directions wrong, and I didn't pay any attention to...
Forum: Fabrication 12-15-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,772
Posted By dirtdigger
I think we may have waited too long. It did act...

I think we may have waited too long. It did act like the new paint was pulling up the 1st coat, especially where he put it on thick. We did have the surface wiped down with mineral spirits, so it...
Forum: Fabrication 12-15-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,772
Posted By dirtdigger
Paint problems

I need some help with a paint problem.

We recently pulled off some old decals on a 1988 International semi door. The decals had bubbled the paint and so we sanded the door down smooth, to the...
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,442
Posted By dirtdigger
If you look close, you can see the load listing...

If you look close, you can see the load listing to the passenger side and how close the rear blade is to the truck tires. (This is before the modification) By moving the machine to the rear of the...
Forum: Fabrication 11-26-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,442
Posted By dirtdigger
Thanks guys. It is a "non-ground bearing...

Thanks guys.
It is a "non-ground bearing detach", meaning the front drops to the ground and un-hooks and the "neck" and hydraulics stay attatched to the truck. The truck has a PTO hyd system.

I...
Forum: Fabrication 11-24-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,383
Posted By dirtdigger
I've had that idea for a while too. You would...

I've had that idea for a while too. You would need to seal them very good though, and there is a molding hold that lets water into the center corrigations, do that would need to be sealed too. My...
Forum: Fabrication 11-24-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,442
Posted By dirtdigger
Yes, I thought about making a set of ramps for...

Yes, I thought about making a set of ramps for that back deck. Once in a blue moon we but the small dozer up there and the excavator on the main deck, but it is pretty rare.
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