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Forum: Welding Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By digger doug
Yup, and Me thinks some people are gonna start...

Yup, and Me thinks some people are gonna start looking for vices "made in USA"
not china.

You can see where some cnc burnouts are on the sides, check out the wilton 2" receiver hitch vice for the...
Forum: Welding Yesterday, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By digger doug
Fabricate your very own bench vise....

I've got a "shop projects" book from Lincoln electric around here somewhere,
and in it they showed a couple of fabricated bench vices.

This looks like one:...
Forum: Machining 03-25-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By digger doug
Want some other stuff ? appears to be...

Want some other stuff ?

appears to be getting out of the trade:
https://erie.craigslist.org/tls/d/erie-harig-grind-all/7095755401.html
Forum: Machining 03-24-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 520
Posted By digger doug
https://www.carbideanddiamondtooling.com/Indexable...

https://www.carbideanddiamondtooling.com/Indexable-Carbide-Countersinks-60-82-90-Degree-and-Adjustable-Angle-ID-1112-_p_1112.html
Forum: Fabrication 03-19-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By digger doug
"Spuds"....and now you got me...

"Spuds"....and now you got me hungry.....:rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 03-19-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By digger doug
Now that you mentioned it, the swirl might be up...

Now that you mentioned it, the swirl might be up to 90 degrees, kinda hard to look at (I have NO idea what I should be looking for).

Also, It sounds like a oxy/propane torch with too much Ox, a...
Forum: Fabrication 03-19-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By digger doug
Looking thru the glass winder at the ones at...

Looking thru the glass winder at the ones at work, I see a large round flame, with a heavy amount of swirling going on. Looks long like a hot air balloon flame.

Supposed to be "ultra low Nox"...
Forum: Welding 03-15-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By digger doug
I have welded with NO helmet (looking the other...

I have welded with NO helmet (looking the other way) using 1/8" 7104 on A.c.
Just shove it in the corner, and it will weld itself just fine.
Forum: Welding 03-13-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,356
Posted By digger doug
Same as this one too: ...

Same as this one too:
https://meadville.craigslist.org/tls/d/welder/7088357631.html
Forum: Welding 03-11-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By digger doug
I like Bernard's front end (threadless contact...

I like Bernard's front end (threadless contact tips) and the handle on mine has the slotted entry to allow some conduit flexing.
Forum: Welding 03-10-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,098
Posted By digger doug
Just by standard flux coated brazing rods, attach...

Just by standard flux coated brazing rods, attach a jumper cable to one end,
the other cable as a ground to the pipe.
try a 12v car battery.
Forum: Welding 03-09-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,098
Posted By digger doug
Naw.....just go to AutoZone....easy peasy....:D

Naw.....just go to AutoZone....easy peasy....:D
Forum: Welding 03-09-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,098
Posted By digger doug
Well...look who lives there.....:devil:

Well...look who lives there.....:devil:
Forum: Welding 03-08-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,098
Posted By digger doug
Sorry...I am far enough away, even if it is...

Sorry...I am far enough away, even if it is "downwind"....:D

Maybe Tim can go over there and provide instruction, moral support, or sumthin'....:rolleyes:
Forum: Welding 03-08-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,098
Posted By digger doug
Please read Shade's response in the "other...

Please read Shade's response in the "other thread".
Forum: Welding 03-08-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,098
Posted By digger doug
Based on your last thread, please hire this out.

Based on your last thread, please hire this out.
Forum: Welding 03-05-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,356
Posted By digger doug
What is your question sir ? In English this...

What is your question sir ?
In English this time ?
Forum: Welding 02-29-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By digger doug
You can't doo every job with a hammer & duck...

You can't doo every job with a hammer & duck tape.

Sometimes it's best to farm it out.

Clearly this is such a case.
Forum: Machining 02-28-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By digger doug
AXA wedge type set from shars/cdco is what ? $100...

AXA wedge type set from shars/cdco is what ? $100 Canuck coins $125 ?
Forum: Machining 02-28-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By digger doug
Ditch the turret, too much screwing around with...

Ditch the turret, too much screwing around with shims for height.

Many, Many years ago, people smarter than me,
fixed the problem with the quick change tool post, Aloris, Mulitfix, etc.
...
Forum: Welding 02-28-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,009
Posted By digger doug
Because it won't feed properly thru the flux core...

Because it won't feed properly thru the flux core wire feed welder ?...:rolleyes:
Forum: Fabrication 02-28-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By digger doug
I only cut on tanks, so take this as you will. ...

I only cut on tanks, so take this as you will.

I believe if you filled it with water, the large cooling sink of water would have
helped you from burning thru.
Forum: Fabrication 02-27-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By digger doug
I had a good friend do a portable job of cutting...

I had a good friend do a portable job of cutting a hole in the top of a 10,000 gas tank, re-used by a poor country municipality for storing brine water
(they got it for free, instead of buying road...
Forum: Fabrication 02-27-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By digger doug
I changed my technique as of late.....I bought a...

I changed my technique as of late.....I bought a used plasma cutter (hypo max 40)

And I cut up (2) pick up gas tanks same method, but with plasma.

With the HF start, I simply triggered the...
Forum: Fabrication 02-27-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,411
Posted By digger doug
My concern with those 2 methods, is when I start...

My concern with those 2 methods, is when I start making the cut, I open things up, and air can go in.
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