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Forum: Fabrication 10-24-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,690
Posted By Vegas Sparky
you can't drive thru on the dam road anymore. ...

you can't drive thru on the dam road anymore. you can go in on the vegas side and cross but there is a dead end turn around on the arizona side. i drove over that bridge two days ago and man is it...
Forum: Fabrication 01-02-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,240
Posted By Vegas Sparky
i have had good luck with regular hole saws. a...

i have had good luck with regular hole saws. a kitchen equipment guy taught me to pulse the trigger on the drill to keep heat build up at an acceptable level. always did the trick for me.
Forum: Fabrication 11-19-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,334
Posted By Vegas Sparky
haha! i used to use that set up to teach...

haha! i used to use that set up to teach apprentice electricians the dangers of electricity. if you really want to see a light show run a 12ga thru the center of a pickle and set it on a grounded...
Forum: Fabrication 06-13-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,469
Posted By Vegas Sparky
sheet metal shear plans?

anybody know a source for home brew sheet metal shear plans? i would like to build a foot style shear if it is practical and i find a design that i like.:evil:
Forum: Machining 06-07-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,672
Posted By Vegas Sparky
what did you say your address was? oh and when...

what did you say your address was? oh and when are you taking your next vacation????:evil::evil::evil::evil::evil::eek::evil:
Forum: Machining 05-30-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,248
Posted By Vegas Sparky
being in the market for a press myself i now...

being in the market for a press myself i now officially hate you. LOL ;)
Forum: Welding 05-23-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,758
Posted By Vegas Sparky
prepping 3/16 angle and flat with MIG

hey folks, I am playing with my 140c and trying to learn to prep and fit up 3/16 angle and flat steel for welds. i am using .030 wire and 25/75 gas. do i need to bevel the ends of the steel or...
Forum: Welding 05-11-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,971
Posted By Vegas Sparky
i have nothing against blue as i have a...

i have nothing against blue as i have a thunderbolt in my garage.:)
I got it all working today. turns out that i could get .30 wire at hombre depot and it worked with the .35 tips and drive roller....
Forum: Fabrication 05-11-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,175
Posted By Vegas Sparky
looks handy. nice work

looks handy. nice work
Forum: Welding 05-09-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,971
Posted By Vegas Sparky
well after digging around on the lincoln web sit...

well after digging around on the lincoln web sit i finally found the manual for my machine. it seems that all of you had parts of the problem. the polarity was wrong, the tips and wire guide were...
Forum: Welding 05-09-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,971
Posted By Vegas Sparky
140c is pulsing

hey guys. i finally have a chance to play with my brandy new lincoln 140c. i am trying to learn the machine and i forgot the manual at home. i tried lincoln's web site with no luck. anyway i am...
Forum: Fabrication 05-06-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 67,342
Posted By Vegas Sparky
that sure would have made life easier while I was...

that sure would have made life easier while I was growing up on the farm. good job
Forum: Machining 05-05-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,840
Posted By Vegas Sparky
i am blind with jealousy of that lathe

i am blind with jealousy of that lathe
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-03-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 24,887
Posted By Vegas Sparky
if the unit is belt driven you may be able to...

if the unit is belt driven you may be able to change out the pulleys on it to get lower speeds. it may be worth checking out.
Forum: Fabrication 05-03-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 67,342
Posted By Vegas Sparky
that is a great idea. I would like to see pics...

that is a great idea. I would like to see pics of the foot when its done.
Forum: Fabrication 05-02-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,239
Posted By Vegas Sparky
haha! next he will ask if your wife is properly...

haha! next he will ask if your wife is properly maintained! :D
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-30-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,340
Posted By Vegas Sparky
I have that box too. Man is it a nice unit.

I have that box too. Man is it a nice unit.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-05-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,650
Posted By Vegas Sparky
yeah that place rocks. they aren't the cheapest...

yeah that place rocks. they aren't the cheapest but they have just about everything and they get it to you fast.
Forum: Fabrication 08-11-2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,433
Posted By Vegas Sparky
what you want is a back to back 90deg. your...

what you want is a back to back 90deg. your procedure is correct except that you have to turn the bender the opposite direction and bend at the star mark. if you have the bender faced the same...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-08-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,671
Posted By Vegas Sparky
tri stands are best. i have used them with the...

tri stands are best. i have used them with the strong back to thread 5 inch ridgid conduit. the stand never moved. i happened to spot one on craig's list a few years ago for $75 and it's in my...
Forum: Fabrication 11-18-2007, 12:49 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 108,052
Posted By Vegas Sparky
I just bought a torch set up a few days ago. I...

I just bought a torch set up a few days ago. I will be giving this a try for xmas presents. thanks for the great write up.
Forum: Welding 04-15-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,081
Posted By Vegas Sparky
I don't know about any of the other processes,...

I don't know about any of the other processes, but I have used a soldering type process for this. do a web search on muggy weld products, that is what I used.
Forum: Fabrication 09-04-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,236
Posted By Vegas Sparky
What about forming and shaping? Like english...

What about forming and shaping? Like english wheel and stuff like that?
Forum: Fabrication 09-04-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,236
Posted By Vegas Sparky
experience? what's that? LOL I can burn a...

experience? what's that? LOL I can burn a decent bead with 7018. I managed to set the desert on fire learning that one. :eek: Lucky it was easy to put out.
Forum: Fabrication 09-04-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,236
Posted By Vegas Sparky
fabrication books

Hey yall. Long time lurker, first time poster here. I am looking for some good how to books on fabrication and materials. any suggestions?
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