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Forum: Welding 09-19-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,494
Posted By TriHonu
For .035 wire at 24V try: Wire speed from...

For .035 wire at 24V try:

Wire speed from 375 - 550ipm.
Shielding Gas flow rate of 35-50cfh.
Contact Tip recessed about 1/8" in the nozzle.
Contact tip to work distance about 3/4".

Start...
Forum: Welding 09-17-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,494
Posted By TriHonu
Have you tried to get spray transfer with the...

Have you tried to get spray transfer with the MM210?

It is capable of 24V which should get you into spray transfer. You will also need a higher percentage of Argon (80% or more).

I can easily...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-12-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By TriHonu
I bet this is what you will actually receive... ...

I bet this is what you will actually receive...

www.amazon.com/micro-excavator-Komatsu-Ride-Racer...
Forum: Welding 03-18-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,522
Posted By TriHonu
In Minneapolis/St Paul there are six suppliers I...

In Minneapolis/St Paul there are six suppliers I know of, and probably a couple I don't.

I use Oxygen Service in St Paul. They were a great company to deal with, employee owned. In the last 7...
Forum: Machining 03-10-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By TriHonu
Here are a few points to consider: 1. ...

Here are a few points to consider:

1. Negative Rake Tooling - Even though the insert is tipped down, you can still have a positive angle on the cutting edge. Lets say the holder is -7°. If the...
Forum: Machining 10-16-2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,444
Posted By TriHonu
Bubba, I have the ANSI Standard for the D1-3...

Bubba, I have the ANSI Standard for the D1-3 mount. Doing a little math on the tolerances I found that if the spindle nose is at the max tolerance and the backing plate bore is at the minimum...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,133
Posted By TriHonu
The issue with using restrictors is they create a...

The issue with using restrictors is they create a lot of heat in your hydraulic fluid if the flow is not intermittent.

If you only need to slow the flow in one direction, you can buy flow control...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-27-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,807
Posted By TriHonu
I'm still using mine. I figured out why my older...

I'm still using mine. I figured out why my older one works much better than the newer one (https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200660204_200660204).

The new one I bought from...
Forum: Welding 06-01-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,264
Posted By TriHonu
There were a few companies that made a High...

There were a few companies that made a High Frequency box that you attached to your stinger and ground cables.

I have one like the one below that I used in my desire to learn to TIG weld.

...
Forum: Machining 05-09-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,978
Posted By TriHonu
Vertical only, but it is an X-Y table. Pre-CNC...

Vertical only, but it is an X-Y table. Pre-CNC that was a hot ticket item.

BIL badly wants a 12"x12" X-Y Troyke. Around here they still bring more money than he wants to spend.
Forum: Machining 05-08-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,020
Posted By TriHonu
I did a quick count. 514 endmills (263 1/4" and...

I did a quick count. 514 endmills (263 1/4" and under, 251 larger than 1/4"). Looking at economy grade uncoated double end mills - average cost of $12 each would put the new cost of $6000+. For...
Forum: Machining 05-08-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,020
Posted By TriHonu
You're correct, I initially picked it up by the...

You're correct, I initially picked it up by the handle and quickly changed to two hands on the bottom.

I bought some Chinese endmills from Enco years back, when I first got my mill. Like most...
Forum: Machining 05-06-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,020
Posted By TriHonu
Garage Sale Find

I seldom stop at yard sales. Yesterday I stopped at one and they had a few tools. There was a plastic toolbox that caught my eye. I flipped it open to find it full to the brim with endmills.

To...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-30-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,488
Posted By TriHonu
Check with your steel supplier. I use Discount...

Check with your steel supplier. I use Discount Steel in Minneapolis and they stock multiple sizes.

https://www.discountsteel.com/items/1055_Steel_Beveled_Cutting_Edge.cfm
Forum: Machining 03-13-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,968
Posted By TriHonu
If you have the grinder why not just grind a...

If you have the grinder why not just grind a D-Bit?

See Popular Science October 1967 (https://books.google.com/books?id=1SoDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA172&lpg=PA172#v=onepage&q&f=false)

Also described in...
Forum: Machining 02-14-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,444
Posted By TriHonu
My Hartford Super Spacer came with a 24 division...

My Hartford Super Spacer came with a 24 division plate. 24 gives you the most common divisions (2,3,4,6,8).

You will have to figure out if you need any additional divisions.
Forum: Welding 11-07-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,096
Posted By TriHonu
Excluding powder selection, what aspects of the...

Excluding powder selection, what aspects of the application & finishing operations are most likely to result in an unsatisfactory results?


I have read numerous negative opinions to this process...
Forum: Welding 11-07-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,096
Posted By TriHonu
I have searched and read everything I could find...

I have searched and read everything I could find online about this process. Considering how long this process has been around, I didn't find much.

The two two points that came up on forums and...
Forum: Welding 10-30-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,096
Posted By TriHonu
Metalizing AKA Powder Spray Welding

I went to an auction preview of a large manufacturer that is downsizing. There were over 800 lots and much of it was listed as “cabinet with contents” or “pallet rack with contents”. The lots were...
Forum: Fabrication 10-15-2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,876
Posted By TriHonu
Me too. Some days the metal can be quite...

Me too. Some days the metal can be quite challenging. My welds are sound, but I just don't weld enough to make the beads look pretty.
Forum: Fabrication 10-14-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,876
Posted By TriHonu
The one missing piece of information that I would...

The one missing piece of information that I would like to have is a chart of welding parameters for different materials.

I have spent a lot of time searching online and have downloaded and read...
Forum: Fabrication 10-12-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,876
Posted By TriHonu
The new model Leister is over $8000. You can get...

The new model Leister is over $8000. You can get China models for around $1500. The new models are microprocessor controlled and can weld at much higher speeds.

My welder was about 4 years old...
Forum: Fabrication 10-10-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,876
Posted By TriHonu
You can see the how well the acetone cleaned the...

You can see the how well the acetone cleaned the outer-side. [Pic 11]. Again I used a bunch of weights to hold the sheets in position. [Pic 12] I slide them out of the way with my foot as I walk...
Forum: Fabrication 10-10-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,876
Posted By TriHonu
Next was drawing a pattern and getting the first...

Next was drawing a pattern and getting the first one cut out. [Pic 6] Off to the drive way to clean it inside and out with a floor buffer. [Pic 7] I was told the material had to be clean, no...
Forum: Fabrication 10-10-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,876
Posted By TriHonu
Oh what we do for storage...

This is a little different fabrication and welding story.

We had a hail storm that damaged the west sides of my two canvas top storage sheds (20x12x8.5 feet). [Pic 1] The company no longer...
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