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Forum: Fabrication 07-01-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,087
Posted By JTMcC.
3 words, snopes, snopes snopes. JTMcC.

3 words, snopes, snopes snopes.


JTMcC.
Forum: Fabrication 07-01-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,713
Posted By JTMcC.
I've never built a golf ball cannon but in '90 I...

I've never built a golf ball cannon but in '90 I built a golf ball mortar (oxy/acy fueled) that was wicked and bad and loud and I finally disasembled it to keep someone from being killed when the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-30-2005, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,865
Posted By JTMcC.
I think he already owns the near perfect tool for...

I think he already owns the near perfect tool for the job, and you certainly can't finish by hand and improve the angle cuts his saw will produce.

JTMcC.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-30-2005, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,362
Posted By JTMcC.
"Thomas Register" is the first place to look for...

"Thomas Register" is the first place to look for that kind of thing imo.

For my homegrown stuff, I always look at the price/availability of the store bought parts as most manufacturers sell...
Forum: Fabrication 06-29-2005, 10:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,582
Posted By JTMcC.
It was a rod connection at a square tube detail...

It was a rod connection at a square tube detail that was changed. And failed when a bunch of old geezers were two stepping on (I believe) New Years Eve.

JTMcC.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-25-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,591
Posted By JTMcC.
Well Mr Markopolo, now that everyone has made the...

Well Mr Markopolo, now that everyone has made the decision on what welding machine you really want, maybe tomorrow they'll pick out your clothes for you ;)


JTMcC.
Forum: Fabrication 06-25-2005, 11:14 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,781
Posted By JTMcC.
We need more truck pictures. I love trucks with...

We need more truck pictures. I love trucks with welding machines on them. More pictures of Jeff's truck, and 7018 said he would clean up his truck and post pictures but I never saw them, just a...
Forum: Fabrication 06-25-2005, 12:24 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,781
Posted By JTMcC.
Man I like that truck, it has character. I...

Man I like that truck, it has character.
I don't see how you could even get it turned around as it is, I chop a foot off of little one tons so to get turned easier.
What's it weigh?
Let's see...
Forum: Welding 06-24-2005, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,589
Posted By JTMcC.
Steel prices are down considerably in the western...

Steel prices are down considerably in the western U.S. over what they were 3 to 4 months ago.


JTMcC.
Forum: Welding 06-24-2005, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,778
Posted By JTMcC.
What wire? I've been using some of the 71 series...

What wire? I've been using some of the 71 series (several different brands) with straight CO2 and man that stuff is nice. I'd use more of it but I'm out in a pretty stiff breeze most of the time. I...
Forum: Welding 06-23-2005, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,013
Posted By JTMcC.
It's true for me. I thought tig was a piece of...

It's true for me. I thought tig was a piece of cake but I hate to guess how many 50 lbs. cans of rod I burned up trying to get slick out of position. Many, many cans.

JTMcC.
Forum: Welding 06-23-2005, 11:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,778
Posted By JTMcC.
Then consider dual shield wire, flux core wired...

Then consider dual shield wire, flux core wired designed to be run with gas. And all of the above still applies. They still have a large advantage in penetration and deposition rate. Still due to...
Forum: Welding 06-23-2005, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,778
Posted By JTMcC.
200 amps is 200 amps, wether your using it to...

200 amps is 200 amps, wether your using it to melt a stick electrode, a solid wire or a flux core wire.
But when you are melting a flux core wire you really get maximum bang for your 200 amp buck....
Forum: Welding 06-23-2005, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,778
Posted By JTMcC.
Current density (the ratio of current to the...

Current density (the ratio of current to the cross sectional area of the wire), the resistance heating of the relative (compared to solid wire) small/thin wire results in higher deposition rate. And...
Forum: Welding 06-22-2005, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,013
Posted By JTMcC.
Tig comes pretty easy for some and pretty hard...

Tig comes pretty easy for some and pretty hard for others. I learned tig very quick and easy, but man oh man I had a long hard time trying to get slick with stick.


JTMcC.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-22-2005, 10:36 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,591
Posted By JTMcC.
A terminal illness in my immediate family has...

A terminal illness in my immediate family has kept me very close to home for more than the last two months.
Outside of that, I bid work from this chair I'm in now.
And my fab yard is within 100...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-22-2005, 10:31 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,591
Posted By JTMcC.
That won't stand up, anyone paying attention...

That won't stand up, anyone paying attention knows I don't blow my own horn. I do work with some of the slickest in the world tho.

JTMcC.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-22-2005, 10:27 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,591
Posted By JTMcC.
Those magneto's are about as simple as it gets,...

Those magneto's are about as simple as it gets, points, condenser, cap and rotor. If it's turning, and not under water, it's making fire.


JTMcC.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-22-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,591
Posted By JTMcC.
The old timers tell me that Lincoln first put...

The old timers tell me that Lincoln first put hour meters on it the 80's. Of course everybody put their own on for years before that. The same oldtimers say that starters were an option up until...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-21-2005, 03:29 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,591
Posted By JTMcC.
Flame on girls, I've explained myself 28 times,...

Flame on girls, I've explained myself 28 times, if you don't see my point by now then it's a waste of time so I'm done.

carry on,
JTMcC.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-21-2005, 03:22 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,591
Posted By JTMcC.
Good grief man, go back and re read what I said....

Good grief man, go back and re read what I said. Nowhere is there anything even remotly related to what you imagined up in your mind.
I haven't put anyone down, I said simply that those 2 cyl. high...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-21-2005, 03:12 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,591
Posted By JTMcC.
After hauling a SAM-400 for 20 years, I would...

After hauling a SAM-400 for 20 years, I would like to think I know the differnce.
I put lots of hours and lots of gas through that old horse.
Now I have a Ranger 305. It weghs 560lbs, not 2400...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-21-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,591
Posted By JTMcC.
Earth to Bobcat owners, earth to Bobcat owners,...

Earth to Bobcat owners, earth to Bobcat owners, do you read me?

You girls crack me up.

6 months straight????? Sorry but at my age I'm going to have to probably work another 20 years, Lord...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-21-2005, 10:01 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,591
Posted By JTMcC.
Bobcats and trailblazer class machines are for...

Bobcats and trailblazer class machines are for part time welding, period. They have a 50 hour oil change interval, right? That means I have to stop working and change my oil every 4 days some weeks....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-21-2005, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,865
Posted By JTMcC.
You'd be crazy to even think of using a hacksaw. ...

You'd be crazy to even think of using a hacksaw.

I also think it's crazy to try to mate pieces with different angles on the ends.


JTMcC.
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