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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-10-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,183
Posted By minn
Thanks, never thought of that aspect, only the...

Thanks, never thought of that aspect, only the temp part of it.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-09-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,183
Posted By minn
I have been there as well finding something later...

I have been there as well finding something later at a better price. The main point of my post was if anyone is using a kiln for this purpose.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-06-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,183
Posted By minn
Missed the close on the auction. The kiln went...

Missed the close on the auction. The kiln went for 250$. Maybe next time.
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-03-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,183
Posted By minn
Thanks for the replies. Looks like the one that...

Thanks for the replies. Looks like the one that got me thinking about this has 3heat rings with lo, med, hi settings on each. Probably a non issue for me because potters will probably have more $...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 03-02-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,183
Posted By minn
Pottery kiln for heat treating?

Has anyone tried using one? Looks like it may produce a more controlled heat but slower. I see them show up on auctions. Thanks in advance. Maybe just looking to satisfy the tool bug and get one...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-15-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,426
Posted By minn
Looks like a Perkins, possibly 354.

Looks like a Perkins, possibly 354.
Forum: Fabrication 04-20-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 25,838
Posted By minn
What do you have for smoke control in the shop? ...

What do you have for smoke control in the shop? Burning that much rod must create alot of smoke, but your walls seem to stay white?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-16-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By minn
Some days I confuse myself.

Some days I confuse myself.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-16-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By minn
I didn't mean to offend anyone on this board when...

I didn't mean to offend anyone on this board when I reffered to someone saying it won't work. When I looked for the right sized converter on ebay they state not for air comp. and that was who I was...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-15-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By minn
I am aware of the decreased power output of the...

I am aware of the decreased power output of the motor on a static converter. That is why I was wondering if anyone had tried increasing the motor size and running the static. I am trying to get by...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-15-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By minn
3 phase comp. 5 hp to 10hp with static converter?

I picked up a nice 5 hp 3 phase comp. It works on a static converter up to 80 psi then the motor can't pull it with the decreased output. I have acouple 10 hp 3 phase motors and was wondering if...
Forum: Fabrication 02-12-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,542
Posted By minn
Just because it has a floater doesn't mean you...

Just because it has a floater doesn't mean you can put duallies on it. The dish on the dually wheels will hit the brake drums. I can speak with experience on this one. The dually rearend housing...
Forum: Fabrication 12-21-2005, 12:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 27,298
Posted By minn
I guess this really doesn't have much to do with...

I guess this really doesn't have much to do with finding a cat under 120' of water, but you can find Ekwok on mapquest. The only close to a highway out there in Feb. was a snowmobile trail through...
Forum: Fabrication 12-21-2005, 10:12 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 27,298
Posted By minn
I was in Dillingham for about 8 hours one...

I was in Dillingham for about 8 hours one February day about 5 years ago. I had spent a little time in Ekwok which is a little village northeast of Dillingham. The yard where the fishing boats were...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-13-2005, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,719
Posted By minn
I was at an auction last week where a...

I was at an auction last week where a construction co. was selling a bunch of stuff. There must have been 20 gen., not one worked. I think they were Coleman with Honda eng. Only one eng. was loose...
Forum: Welding 12-13-2005, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By minn
Our DG camera and computer are still not getting...

Our DG camera and computer are still not getting along. Maybe over christmas we can mess with it. I wasn't fishing for any award I was just wondering if anyone had experience with these welders, and...
Forum: Welding 12-11-2005, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By minn
sae-300Lincoln

I went to an auction sale this week and came home with four sa300 linc. welders for $20.oo. Nobody get excited, they are 3 phase and I think only one is in working condition. The main reason I...
Forum: Welding 12-09-2005, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,195
Posted By minn
Pile Buck dare I ask how much money you have in...

Pile Buck dare I ask how much money you have in your set up?
Forum: Welding 11-08-2005, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,888
Posted By minn
To answer a couple of questions, it is the axle...

To answer a couple of questions, it is the axle shaft not the housing. I think it is forged steel.
Our computers O.S. is windows 98. I have no idea what you are talking about being logged on...
Forum: Welding 11-08-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,888
Posted By minn
Sorry about no pictures. We bought a digital...

Sorry about no pictures. We bought a digital camera a year ago, but for some reason our computer will not let us load any new software. The shaft is broken about six inches inside the cv joint. I...
Forum: Welding 11-07-2005, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,888
Posted By minn
axle repair

Any advice on repairing a broken axle? It's on a forklift that gets limited use and a new one is $700.00. Unless someone knows where a used axle for a Pettibone can be found.
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2005, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,067
Posted By minn
I should have explained the situation a little...

I should have explained the situation a little better. The building is an all steel building that I took down this summer and I am in the process of putting it back up in my yard. The steel came...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-06-2005, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,067
Posted By minn
thanks for the advice, I would not mess with it...

thanks for the advice, I would not mess with it but I have the steel. Any opinions if it is worth time and effort? [60X80 building]
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-05-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,067
Posted By minn
Used steel for liner in shop

I was wondering if anyone has experience with painting used steel for a liner [walls and ceiling]?
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