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Forum: Welding 04-05-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By camdigger
... grinder and paint make me the weldor I...

... grinder and paint make me the weldor I ain't.....:D
Forum: Welding 04-01-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By camdigger
No need to mess with the shop line. The shop has...

No need to mess with the shop line. The shop has the same size cable as the new supply will be. I have all the bits and bobs to add another 15 amp 220 v circuit, but the ambition to do it. Come to...
Forum: Fabrication 04-01-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By camdigger
If I had the plate, I would just use an OSB...

If I had the plate, I would just use an OSB pattern and trace it by hand. I have had excellent results with that in the past and I wouldn't have to buy anything else nor leave the property to get...
Forum: Fabrication 04-01-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By camdigger
120 degrees on a 10.5" inside radius.

120 degrees on a 10.5" inside radius.
Forum: Fabrication 04-01-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By camdigger
Bending question.

What is the best way to form 1/4" x 1 1/2" flat bar to a 10.5" radius the hard way?
I am thinking of making ribs for a plow mold board. The face skin of the mouldboard would be cut from the...
Forum: Welding 04-01-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By camdigger
I am lucky enough, my compressor has a regulator...

I am lucky enough, my compressor has a regulator on the discharge already. Might be worth playing with the input pressure to the plasma cutter.

A bigger issue for me is adequate power. When I...
Forum: Machining 02-26-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By camdigger
Mr Cranky Is the chuck slipping on the arbor...

Mr Cranky

Is the chuck slipping on the arbor or is the arbor turning in the tailstock barrel?

I ask because I am not familiar with the MK3 taper you have mentioned. Is it a metric taper or...
Forum: Machining 02-21-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By camdigger
.... if you were closer, I suggest a in person...

.... if you were closer, I suggest a in person visit and chin wag over the problem. Likely come up with a solution after solving several of the world's problems....

AKA, a buddy with a lathe...
Forum: Welding 02-12-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By camdigger
I suspect the voltage variation issues are a...

I suspect the voltage variation issues are a combination of daylight hour operation of the hundred or so pump jacks, the 3 or 4 oil and gas facilities, and the 100 or so farm/residential users on...
Forum: Welding 02-07-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By camdigger
So now that we're into voltage variations, why...

So now that we're into voltage variations, why does my plasma cutter shut down on a "low input voltage" error at 11:30 almost every day?

I am only a mile away from a tap off a 3 phase system which...
Forum: Welding 01-30-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,374
Posted By camdigger
Hmmmm, a little whoring around on welding forums...

Hmmmm, a little whoring around on welding forums suggests that the MP 210 is one of several inverters that do not like 6010. Seems like a combination of low OC voltage and inductance.

The low...
Forum: Welding 01-29-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,374
Posted By camdigger
If you can get a small quantity, try the Lincoln...

If you can get a small quantity, try the Lincoln 6010 5P+. Much easier to get good results than with the brick red 6010. 10,000 pipelines can't be wrong.
Forum: Welding 01-23-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,033
Posted By camdigger
I am sure the torch set I inherited from my Dad...

I am sure the torch set I inherited from my Dad is a Uniweld set. I think it may have come from Acklands originally, some 45 years ago.

Being that old, new tips are a bit hard to find......
Forum: Fabrication 01-08-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,732
Posted By camdigger
Glad to hear you finally have a surgery date!

Glad to hear you finally have a surgery date!
Forum: Machining 01-06-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,968
Posted By camdigger
I think I have your lathe's big brother....

I think I have your lathe's big brother. https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51070&highlight=Antique+Barnes+lathe

Originally, your lathe should have had cast legs. The cast legs...
Forum: Machining 12-07-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,484
Posted By camdigger
A long time ago, I worked on some Packaging...

A long time ago, I worked on some Packaging equipment made by Tetrapak in Sweden. They were run by 3 generations of control systems from discrete component logic using micro switches, transistors...
Forum: Fabrication 10-23-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,420
Posted By camdigger
Gerry, do you have dies for 3/8" hydraulic hose?...

Gerry, do you have dies for 3/8" hydraulic hose? I got about 50' in a roll from an industrial yard clean up....
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-19-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 23,171
Posted By camdigger
6' North. No wait. 8' west. No...

6' North.


No wait.

8' west.

No No No

4' South
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-18-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 23,171
Posted By camdigger
Looks good Gerry!

Looks good Gerry!
Forum: Fabrication 09-16-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,484
Posted By camdigger
I didn't notice it when I unloaded because of all...

I didn't notice it when I unloaded because of all the slop up on the trailer deck, but I saw an oil stain on that side of the deck after all the mud dried up. Couldn't remember if it was there from...
Forum: Welding 09-16-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,896
Posted By camdigger
The fire rings with the plasma cut scenes are...

The fire rings with the plasma cut scenes are around up here too, but most plasma table guys want to be paid for their work, so most of us peasants use tire rims or wash tubs.

The wash tubs are...
Forum: Fabrication 09-15-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,484
Posted By camdigger
Glad you were able to fix it relatively...

Glad you were able to fix it relatively inexpensively.


What function was the line for? Rotation of the body perhaps?
Forum: Welding 09-09-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By camdigger
Maybe that's why he just buys new instead of...

Maybe that's why he just buys new instead of changing consumables:D
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,522
Posted By camdigger
All healed up till next garbage day.....:devil:

All healed up till next garbage day.....:devil:
Forum: Fabrication 09-07-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,522
Posted By camdigger
No barns. Just dogs roaming the neighbourhood,...

No barns. Just dogs roaming the neighbourhood, assorted livestock, broken fences, and vet bills......
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