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Forum: Fabrication 03-24-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,136
Posted By KenCo
A 20' gate ?? Are you kidding ? I can maybe see 2...

A 20' gate ?? Are you kidding ? I can maybe see 2 10' gates, but a single 20 footer, that's a heck of a gate !!! And why ? Are ya gonna drive a pickup sideways thru it or what ? A 12' or 14 footer...
Forum: Fabrication 04-12-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,375
Posted By KenCo
OK, the beam I got is 22 feet long and my shop...

OK, the beam I got is 22 feet long and my shop door opening is 13'6". I'm only going to use the beam for the cross piece and other material for the uprights and everything else. I just thought I...
Forum: Fabrication 04-12-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,375
Posted By KenCo
Need help/advice on shop A-frame

I have been given a 22 foot piece of 8 inch by 1/4 inch I-beam and I have been wanting to build me a rolling A-frame with a trolley on it for some time now. The opening to my shop is just under 14...
Forum: SFT Information 04-12-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 40,164
Posted By KenCo
thanks Rick

thanks Rick
Forum: SFT Information 04-11-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 40,164
Posted By KenCo
Yep 'fraid so:(

Yep 'fraid so:(
Forum: Fabrication 04-10-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,144
Posted By KenCo
Wheel pit pics

Here's a few pics of wheel pits I make and sell. The big ones are made from semi truck rims and the small ones are pu trk rims. For the big ones, I make a charcoal shelf that fits down inside the rim...
Forum: SFT Information 04-08-2008, 11:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 40,164
Posted By KenCo
Is MSN chat room still alive ?

Greetings y'all, just checked the MSN chat room and noticed the last entry was Feb 07. Did interest die out or what ?:D
Forum: Welding 04-07-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,026
Posted By KenCo
Red face Idling problem with Hobart Champion 16 fixed

Greetins y'all, just wanted to let everyone know I fixed the problem with my Hobart Champion 16 gas driven welder. At fast run (rabbit) it would surge in RPMs, fast slow fast slow, etc. And on idle...
Forum: Fabrication 12-12-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,173
Posted By KenCo
Doc's barn

A local vet asked me to finish a barn he had started. 52 upright pipes were already in the ground, all we had to do was weld about 12 45 ft by 6 in I beams to the top of the uprights ( at the...
Forum: Fabrication 12-11-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,903
Posted By KenCo
scroll benders

need some ideas for a scroll bender, have to make 12 scroll doodads out of 5/16" of soft round rod for a museum. Does anyone have pics or diagrams for such a tool ?
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-08-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,697
Posted By KenCo
Thanks, Sberry, this insulation I am told already...

Thanks, Sberry, this insulation I am told already has the mesh reinforcement in the plastic covering. Once before, on the fairgrounds building we used 6 foot wide chicken wire. Almost got into a...
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-08-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,697
Posted By KenCo
rolled insulation and panels advice needed !!!

I need some expert:o advice on installing 6' by 110' rolls of fiberglass insulaation with white plastic backing and nylon supported. I have built a 60' by 90' barn for a local vet. The center hgt is...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-10-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,240
Posted By KenCo
Calvary, thanks for your reply, I checked and the...

Calvary, thanks for your reply, I checked and the largest jacket they had was xl, unfortunately, I need a 3xl and where I'm at, leather would be devastating
(spl?), ok, not good, it's hot here...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-09-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,240
Posted By KenCo
Fireproofing spray for welding shirts

Howdy all, I was wondering if anyone knows of a fireproofing product that you can spray on or either dip a welding shirt in. I'm sure I've seen or heard of the stuff but, alas, old age has got up...
Forum: Fabrication 07-09-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,759
Posted By KenCo
just my 2 cents worth, I purchased an easy-up...

just my 2 cents worth, I purchased an easy-up 10x10 foot canopy for working out in the Texas sun..., haven't regretted the cost for a moment
Forum: Fabrication 07-08-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,458
Posted By KenCo
Here's a couple of pics of flow racks that hold...

Here's a couple of pics of flow racks that hold large pallets of car seat restraint items in a warehouse. The upright support posts were too high and the forklifts kept hitting them. I used my...
Forum: SFT Information 04-01-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,669
Posted By KenCo
If I win the lottery before then, I'll be there (...

If I win the lottery before then, I'll be there ( or Tahiti )....... :D
Forum: Welding 03-12-2005, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,377
Posted By KenCo
Lincoln D250 plasma cutter

A good friend of mine has inherited an ancient Lincoln D 250, ( or was it DC250), plasma cutter. He said it was 3 phase and was rated at 200 amps. He was wondering how thick it could cut. I told him...
Forum: SFT Information 01-13-2005, 07:34 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,450
Posted By KenCo
Jan 29th, my birthday (Feb 2) pachonga, roasted...

Jan 29th, my birthday (Feb 2) pachonga, roasted wild (whole) hog, mesquite wood bonfire and all the trimmings. In the woods, don't wear good clothes, spurs are optional....... :rolleyes:
Forum: SFT Information 12-20-2004, 10:20 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,450
Posted By KenCo
Y'all are welcome to come to Texas. We could tube...

Y'all are welcome to come to Texas. We could tube down the Rio Grande and the more adventurous ones can go to Acuna, Mexico and have a margarita at Ma Crosby's
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-09-2004, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,589
Posted By KenCo
Looks really stout and great ! what are you going...

Looks really stout and great ! what are you going to cover the walls with and are you going to install sheet ledge flashing ???
Forum: Fabrication 12-08-2004, 12:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,425
Posted By KenCo
Nope, if you buy the material, $150.00 sounds...

Nope, if you buy the material, $150.00 sounds good, but I'd take $1,500.00, too !!!. Whatever makes the customer happy, say I..!!! :D
Forum: Fabrication 12-08-2004, 12:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,425
Posted By KenCo
Man, I'd charge you $150.00 labor, just to build...

Man, I'd charge you $150.00 labor, just to build it !!! :rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 12-08-2004, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,213
Posted By KenCo
In this part of Texas, 2 3/8 30' joint goes for...

In this part of Texas, 2 3/8 30' joint goes for about $1.00 per foot, 2 7/8 is $1.15 per foot. What are the dimensions of your shed? For anything 10' or less, I use 4" purlin for the roof, 10-15' I...
Forum: Fabrication 12-08-2004, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,323
Posted By KenCo
john, the ring is made from a piece of 20 foot 1...

john, the ring is made from a piece of 20 foot 1 1/4" x 1/8" flat strap. I made a plywood jig for it by laying a piece of 3/4 plywood on the rim and drawing a circle. Then I cut the plywood wheel and...
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