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Forum: Machining Today, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 80
Posted By JBFab
I had a feeling that was the case. The Oster...

I had a feeling that was the case. The Oster threader we had at my previous employer had the dies mounted to a carriage that had a spur gear on a handle that engaged with a rack attached to the...
Forum: Welding Today, 01:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,786
Posted By JBFab
Looks like I'm about a month overdue on my...

Looks like I'm about a month overdue on my commitment to give the unit a 1 year review, so right on time. :rolleyes:

It's been a little over a year, I probably have about 50 hours of use on it...
Forum: Machining Today, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 80
Posted By JBFab
Threading Aluminum Pipe

I'm outfitting a new UTV for our fire department (build thread forthcoming) and have some aluminum pipe to thread. One guy I talked to at the local hardware store said they wouldn't do it because...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-18-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By JBFab
Titen screw anchors or equivalent. Yes, for...

Titen screw anchors or equivalent. Yes, for concrete.

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Forum: Welding 04-16-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By JBFab
I agree some pictures may be helpful, but the...

I agree some pictures may be helpful, but the first thing I would do is switch to DCEP instead of AC. Many rods "say" they can be run on AC, but in my experience they don't run nearly as well on AC...
Forum: Welding 04-07-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,431
Posted By JBFab
Planning on it. I don't have an inverter...

Planning on it. I don't have an inverter machine, so my evaluation will be performance on a transformer machine only.
Forum: Welding 04-06-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,431
Posted By JBFab
Lol, projects not done yet!

Lol, projects not done yet!
Forum: Welding 04-06-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,431
Posted By JBFab
Well, I switched to a pure tungsten and #5 cup...

Well, I switched to a pure tungsten and #5 cup and have success. I think though that my problem was the #7 cup I was using had a crack in it, as when I took it apart part of the rim broke off. ...
Forum: Welding 03-31-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,431
Posted By JBFab
Yea, I've never used anything but pure or...

Yea, I've never used anything but pure or thoriated but I was feeling adventurous. :rolleyes:

#5 cups are on the way, we'll give that a shot.

Gas is on, solenoid is working, 100% pure argon.
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Forum: Welding 03-30-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,658
Posted By JBFab
Sounds good! Sent from my mobile device...

Sounds good!

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Forum: Welding 03-30-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,431
Posted By JBFab
Aluminum TIG - Tungsten being immediately consumed.

Hey guys, I have a nice aluminum project going utilizing the spoolgun and the TIG. I picked up some 1/16 lanthanated electrodes in an attempt to bring my power consumption down. Trouble is the...
Forum: Welding 03-26-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,658
Posted By JBFab
Howdy neighbor, and welcome to the forum. You...

Howdy neighbor, and welcome to the forum. You are on the right track with beveling the material. Pre-heat to 225°F keep interpass under 700°F, don't worry about post heat. Just don't quench it or...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-16-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,210
Posted By JBFab
Nice work Chris, what are you using for a box...

Nice work Chris, what are you using for a box joint jig?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-05-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By JBFab
We don't have inspections here, and I don't plan...

We don't have inspections here, and I don't plan to move anytime soon - seriously considering deleting mine.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-04-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By JBFab
It could be that the DPF is plugged so that by...

It could be that the DPF is plugged so that by the time the exhaust gets to the SCR (where the DEF is applied) it doesn't have enough NO2 to mix with. So yes, in essence excess DEF due to lower...
Forum: Welding 03-01-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,909
Posted By JBFab
I recently replaced my Jackson NexGen which died...

I recently replaced my Jackson NexGen which died after over 10 years with a Jackson Balder BH3. I don't have a lot of hours under it yet, but the little that I do I am thoroughly impressed with the...
Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,538
Posted By JBFab
I used to build large screw conveyors for a...

I used to build large screw conveyors for a previous employer. Sounds like a similar setup to what you have. We used Dodge gear reducers exclusively. The output shaft was nothing special, but it...
Forum: Fabrication 02-19-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,527
Posted By JBFab
I would bet money that there was undercut on the...

I would bet money that there was undercut on the passenger side cylinder mount that led to that failure. Not that it matters, I just enjoy looking at those types of failures forensically. Any chance...
Forum: Fabrication 01-26-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,713
Posted By JBFab
It really depends on what you do in your shop. ...

It really depends on what you do in your shop. If I were fortunate enough to have a true hossfeld in my shop I would definitely have the pins and accessories to bend wire on the top of the bender...
Forum: Welding 01-15-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,989
Posted By JBFab
For that machine 75/25 would be fine. If you had...

For that machine 75/25 would be fine. If you had a bigger machine and intended to do spray arc you'd need something more along the lines of 90/10. Flow rate NOT pressure should be between 20 and 30...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-18-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,696
Posted By JBFab
As a matter of fact I have designed, built, and...

As a matter of fact I have designed, built, and had built a handful of presses although admittedly that is not my main gig. Also, I'll state it again here so you don't get confused between this post...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-18-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,696
Posted By JBFab
No no Gerry, once again ol' Dougie is confused or...

No no Gerry, once again ol' Dougie is confused or in an altered state. Pretty sure the OP is the self proclaimed "degreed engineer".
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-07-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,696
Posted By JBFab
A devastating blow no doubt :rolleyes:.

A devastating blow no doubt :rolleyes:.
Forum: Welding 10-17-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,909
Posted By JBFab
My Jackson Nexgen lasted quite awhile as a...

My Jackson Nexgen lasted quite awhile as a professional. I've used the Miller digital elite. Fantastic helmet, but the headgear doesn't work well for my fat head. I've been looking at the Jackson...
Forum: Fabrication 10-09-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,727
Posted By JBFab
So the battery I spoke of earlier in this post -...

So the battery I spoke of earlier in this post - I paid $20 for 2 day shipping and got it in 6 days through USPS. I have a package I ordered yesterday, paid $13 for standard overnight through FedEx....
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