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Old 07-03-2019, 03:57 PM
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I broke open the wallet and let the moths out. I purchased the new welder that Horrible Fright has out. It's the Titanium, dual voltage stick welder, all 16lbs of it. The GNAP and I fired it up on both voltages and it runs 6010 really well. We will see how it holds up. It will take me a while to get used to DC welding. Most of the time I used an old tomb stone, but this one is much easier to move around. I'm sure Jack will be on here with his inimitable report on the product.
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Old 07-03-2019, 04:19 PM
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DAMN !!........................


1 hour 3 minutes to spare..........
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Old 07-03-2019, 04:22 PM
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Come on Jack, where is the report on the welder?
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Old 07-03-2019, 05:12 PM
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Titanium, is that the line just under the Vulcan line?
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Old 07-03-2019, 05:30 PM
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With that fancy welder Jack will be subbing out work to you now.
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Old 07-03-2019, 06:02 PM
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Is that the one they pack in Helium for shipping?

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Old 07-04-2019, 08:39 AM
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DAMN !!........................


1 hour 3 minutes to spare..........
At 3:45 yesterday afternoon, I informed the honorable Earl of Wanzer (Norm), he had until 6 pm to post a thread about the new welder, or I would do it. Along with my threat to shame him ruthlessly, for his lack of SFT esprit de corps, being a buffoon player and owning an inoperable Oliver tractor. He beat the time deadline by 1 hour 3 minutes, but like a 8th grader, who writes his book report during lunch, a somewhat viable effort, but not “A” material, this effort was a “B-“, short, broached the required subject, but lacking ultimate effort, proven by the lack of any kind of photo, or even a viable link. <sigh, Damn kids> Probably due to the daily lack of MSG, we had gone to the Chinese buffet the day before, not the day of the purchase.
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Old 07-04-2019, 09:33 AM
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Usually there is a picture posted by the GNAP, even when I had no idea he took it. These "confusers" are not one of my areas of expertise. My son went to college for that, so I try to get my money's worth out of that tuition. I'm still waiting for an up date on this box of rocks. Unfortunately, he is in the process of selling one house, moving to a new house, and arranging a wedding. He isn't making the decisions, the future bride is. His job is to carry out orders. So now isn't the time to ask for an upgrade. The GNAP and I have done some work at the new house, so he (GNAP) is aware of the situation. Add to that trying to figure out how to get my butt to Texas for the Texas Band Masters Conference (driving with the instruments that won't fit on a plane) and getting back in time for the Pageant of Steam, my mind is on sensory over-load. So....if you want a picture, look it up at Harborfreight.com.
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Usually there is a picture posted by the GNAP, even when I had no idea he took it.... ...my mind is on sensory over-load. So....if you want a picture, look it up at Harborfreight.com.
Norm, you and the GNAP seem to have a wonderful--if not colourful--relationship but I do think it would be fun to be a fly on the wall sometimes when you two are "consorting". There are probably some "memorable" conversations...
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Old 07-04-2019, 11:25 AM
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He says he has no filter. I have no mind. So I guess it works out.
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