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Forum: Welding 11-21-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By monckywrench
Would you kindly change the thread title to ...

Would you kindly change the thread title to

"Welding Cylinder Hydro Tester Map from DOT" ?

:o
Forum: Welding 11-21-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By monckywrench
I found hooking it with my old car trailer by...

I found hooking it with my old car trailer by accident is quick, surprisingly easy and makes entertaining noises.
Forum: Welding 11-21-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By monckywrench
It's all better now.

It's all better now.
Forum: Welding 11-21-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By monckywrench
Welding Cylinder Hydro Tester Map from DOT.

Don't delete, I got it sorted out! :D

https://portal.phmsa.dot.gov/rinlocator

Pete S. on Weldingweb posted this and now I won't have to wait on my LWS to lose my cylinders.

Original thread:...
Forum: Machining 11-17-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,061
Posted By monckywrench
Horizontal, vertical and RPC suck = Triple Suck. ...

Horizontal, vertical and RPC suck = Triple Suck.

Outstanding!
Forum: Welding 11-15-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By monckywrench
I told our welding students to get their eyes...

I told our welding students to get their eyes checked and since the optometrist can write more than one prescription per visit to get a pair just for welding. Better yet get more than one if you...
Forum: Welding 11-06-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By monckywrench
Someone could make a powered low speed rollout...

Someone could make a powered low speed rollout wheel and separate dead center if they prefer not to use or don't have a suitable lathe.


I'm very interested in that subject though the oldest...
Forum: Welding 09-25-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,013
Posted By monckywrench
I've been intrigued by concentrators for a long...

I've been intrigued by concentrators for a long time.

Some jewelers and glassblowers use concentrators to feed their torches. You can sometimes find them on Craigslist or Facebook marketplace. I...
Forum: Fabrication 09-11-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,120
Posted By monckywrench
You can take advantage of the internal tiedown...

You can take advantage of the internal tiedown loops when installing your crane. I used mine with camlock tiedowns (longer pull range than ratchet style) to hang my shelving from other tiedown loops...
Forum: Fabrication 09-09-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,120
Posted By monckywrench
BTW I use 3M 5200 instead of pitiful RTV style...

BTW I use 3M 5200 instead of pitiful RTV style caulk to seal any through-wall conduit or fittings. Most hardware stores have it and some sell small tubes.
...
Forum: Fabrication 09-08-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,120
Posted By monckywrench
Lotta container-related food for thought on this...

Lotta container-related food for thought on this site:

https://www.tandemloc.com/

Military container mobilizers sometimes come up for auction cheap on govliquidation and by civilian owners so...
Forum: Fabrication 09-04-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,120
Posted By monckywrench
Containers roll nicely on pipe atop railroad...

Containers roll nicely on pipe atop railroad ties, steel beams etc. They are easy to winch together with chain looped through the corner fittings. I also use tow truck J-hook chains. (Everyone should...
Forum: Fabrication 08-20-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By monckywrench
I have a few receivers for vise and accessory...

I have a few receivers for vise and accessory mounts on my "welding truck bed trailer" (back half of a Chevy welding truck I scrapped).

Many folks do that. You can flip your vise etc as work...
Forum: Welding 08-02-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,070
Posted By monckywrench
Toprecycler knows the score. I won't buy any...

Toprecycler knows the score.

I won't buy any more new 4 1/2" angle grinders because 6" cutting disks are vastly superior. I modded the guard on my Milwaukee cordless to take 6" disks since all I...
Forum: Machining 08-02-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,609
Posted By monckywrench
Price is good with the included VFD which means...

Price is good with the included VFD which means you can run it on single phase.

Tall machines tip so have a solid plan to handle it. I'd fab an outrigger dolly or wide skid and put it on wheels to...
Forum: Welding 07-16-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,839
Posted By monckywrench
I just stash my rods in ammo boxes which are...

I just stash my rods in ammo boxes which are gasketed.

No issues even in humid SC.

Warm 7018 runs better so you might toss your rods in an old toaster oven before use. There's no functional...
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-16-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
Posted By monckywrench
I've used crushed/milled asphalt for many years...

I've used crushed/milled asphalt for many years and love the stuff. Grass can grow through but doesn't disrupt it and it drains decently. That way I don't have to deal with hot pavement. A green yard...
Forum: Fabrication 06-07-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,878
Posted By monckywrench
Spam. Reported. Now I have another spammer...

Spam. Reported.

Now I have another spammer to watch for in welding and machining forums. :D
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-07-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,405
Posted By monckywrench
The proper response to spam is reporting the...

The proper response to spam is reporting the post, not replying to it.

Thread should be deleted and OP banned for spamming.

I contacted the firm who employs him to remind them spamming is a...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-06-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,778
Posted By monckywrench
Instead of traditional repair methods something...

Instead of traditional repair methods something from Henkel might solve your slop problem:
...
Forum: Welding 05-15-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,484
Posted By monckywrench
I have an older Speedglas I got with a used...

I have an older Speedglas I got with a used welder and while I wouldn't buy one new but it's a decent helmet.

My favorite helmet by far is the Fibre-Metal Pipeliner with either fixed or ArcOne...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-15-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By monckywrench
Tech support exists for good reason. Can't hurt...

Tech support exists for good reason. Can't hurt to give 'em a call if their tech data doesn't solve the problem. It would be wise to print the tech data since websites aren't forever.
...
Forum: Welding 05-08-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,671
Posted By monckywrench
I do AC checks too and if you use it in a dark...

I do AC checks too and if you use it in a dark room (I do my AC dye checks at night) it should work fine. I've never used black light to look for oil and wonder at that since normally one adds dye to...
Forum: Welding 05-06-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,671
Posted By monckywrench
I rebuild my own regulators and flowmeters (after...

I rebuild my own regulators and flowmeters (after buying a pile of them at auction) per the Victor service manuals and there's not much to it. I've even converted acetylene regulators to LP by...
Forum: Welding 04-27-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,145
Posted By monckywrench
Radnor seem to source from different makers....

Radnor seem to source from different makers. Their stick electrodes also suffer from uneven quality.

It's cheaper to buy quality the first time.
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