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Forum: Welding Today, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 473
Posted By alchemist
I am just curious. Why do you want to use rail?...

I am just curious. Why do you want to use rail? Are you going to leave it exposed for the look? Is it because it is what you have on hand....? I did something similar to Milo. I had four pieces of...
Forum: Machining 01-18-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By alchemist
It doesn't look like it is going to get loaded...

It doesn't look like it is going to get loaded very smoothly.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-17-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By alchemist
It looks like if it hogged into a piece of wood...

It looks like if it hogged into a piece of wood it could swing up 90 degrees and split you in two. I think I would put a piece of chain or some kind of stop on it.
Forum: Fabrication 01-17-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By alchemist
Hydrochloric acid will rust the piss out of it....

Hydrochloric acid will rust the piss out of it. Just an open bowl of it will rust everything within three feet of it. I used to experiment with electroplating and I quit because of that.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By alchemist
it is probably a swing saw.

it is probably a swing saw.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-14-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By alchemist
Besides viscosity, will a diesel oil have the...

Besides viscosity, will a diesel oil have the correct properties to protect a gasoline engine? What about the other way around? What is the difference in the two? And what about 30HD and 40HD? What...
Forum: Fabrication 01-06-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,856
Posted By alchemist
What is the size of that cylinder? It looks like...

What is the size of that cylinder? It looks like it is as big around as a five gallon bucket in the picture.
Forum: Welding 12-28-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,251
Posted By alchemist
What is air arc? Never heard of it.

What is air arc? Never heard of it.
Forum: Fabrication 12-15-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,231
Posted By alchemist
Whats a boo rod?

Whats a boo rod?
Forum: Fabrication 12-13-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By alchemist
on a wood door that would be called an astragal

on a wood door that would be called an astragal
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-05-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,106
Posted By alchemist
That's pretty sweet. Probably off of a conveyor...

That's pretty sweet. Probably off of a conveyor belt.
Forum: Welding 12-01-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,805
Posted By alchemist
He would be a real dipshit if he did that. I...

He would be a real dipshit if he did that. I think the tombstone would be fine. I can't see there being any regrets. What is the duty cycle of the little inverter machines? I have never used one or...
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-25-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By alchemist
I was thinking the same thing, How the hell did a...

I was thinking the same thing, How the hell did a cat get in his attic:confused:
Forum: Fabrication 11-01-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,472
Posted By alchemist
he thought you were supposed to keep your eyes...

he thought you were supposed to keep your eyes closed while you weld:D
Forum: Machining 10-19-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,516
Posted By alchemist
how did you make that nice ring for the flange?...

how did you make that nice ring for the flange? Did you cut it on the cnc?
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-29-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By alchemist
you forgot the pic

you forgot the pic
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-19-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,515
Posted By alchemist
fixing a bad lead acid battery

Is there a way to fix a bad lead acid battery?
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-12-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By alchemist
My dad has been blind in one eye since he was...

My dad has been blind in one eye since he was thirteen. He has been welding all of his adult life and never had a problem. So I know it can be done. I would say just practice.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-07-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By alchemist
I have a portable generator. I bought the NG kit...

I have a portable generator. I bought the NG kit for it but haven't hooked it up yet. I was just wondering about the propane in case I have to evacuate and bring the generator with me. NG is...
Forum: Shop & Safety 09-06-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,824
Posted By alchemist
I would think you are ok also. I think if you did...

I would think you are ok also. I think if you did any damage to the nerve you would have felt some real pain right away.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-06-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By alchemist
What kind of generator are you using? A portable...

What kind of generator are you using? A portable with the NG conversion or one of those whole house generators?
Forum: Welding 09-06-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,044
Posted By alchemist
We used propane at the truck wrecking yard. I cut...

We used propane at the truck wrecking yard. I cut a lot of thick steel with it and never had a problem. We did use big torches and tips though. And I wasn't pay for the propane so I don't know how it...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-06-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By alchemist
The fumes are too strong. And if I get in a wreck...

The fumes are too strong. And if I get in a wreck the gasoline cold splash all over the inside of the van. I am talking about traveling for evacuation with the generator and gasoline in the van. But...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-06-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By alchemist
how many gallons are in one of those twenty pound...

how many gallons are in one of those twenty pound bottles. My problem is, that I have a van and can't transport gasoline in cans inside of the van.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-06-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By alchemist
propane compared to gasoline for generator

Does anyone know how much propane is the equivilent of 5 gallons of gasoline to run a generator?
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