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Forum: Fabrication 02-14-2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,677
Posted By ralenr
Digr, I like the cart. Some nice refinements...

Digr,

I like the cart. Some nice refinements and some original thinking. Is your air dry enough or do you plan on using some type of drying filter on the cart?

Allen
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-24-2006, 01:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,968
Posted By ralenr
X-ray, I purchased my KAMA almost a year ago...

X-ray,

I purchased my KAMA almost a year ago and have found it to be an excellent addition to my shop. I, too, was looking at the Ellis and if the space was available might have gone in that...
Forum: Fabrication 01-08-2006, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,677
Posted By ralenr
This cart was one of my first projects when I...

This cart was one of my first projects when I started welding a couple of years ago. Credit Dave Haak for the design. He posted his on the Hobart forum and I did some take offs from his pictures. One...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-06-2005, 01:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,924
Posted By ralenr
Marko, MSC Has 7" wheels. I just picked up a...

Marko,

MSC Has 7" wheels. I just picked up a couple for this grinder http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0603/ralenr/Grinder/Baldor7303-1.jpg that I recently stripped down and repainted. Got it at...
Forum: Welding 01-15-2005, 01:43 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 34,137
Posted By ralenr
Marko, Gas lenses do indeed work. They are...

Marko,

Gas lenses do indeed work. They are kind of like the airator on a sink faucet. The gas lens uses a fine mesh metal screen that helps focus and control the flow of the shielding gas. The...
Forum: Welding 01-11-2005, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,464
Posted By ralenr
Ron, Do you have any info on what the...

Ron,

Do you have any info on what the updates were that Warren is refering to?

Quote Snipped from Warren Sharbert
"Be careful with any of the machines in the $2900 or lower range - they are...
Forum: Welding 01-11-2005, 02:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,464
Posted By ralenr
widetrackman, About six months ago I sold my...

widetrackman,

About six months ago I sold my almost new MM251 and purchased the MM350P. Kept the spoolgun I got with the 251. It took me a while to learn how to dial in the 350 as it has so much...
Forum: Fabrication 10-16-2004, 01:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,879
Posted By ralenr
Mikey, There is a big difference between O1...

Mikey,

There is a big difference between O1 and D2. O1 is pretty much a standard Carbon Steel with only a small amount of Chrome (.50) and uses an oil quench. D2 on the other hand has bout 12%...
Forum: Machining 09-30-2004, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,172
Posted By ralenr
Greg, If you havn't yet, you may want to...

Greg,

If you havn't yet, you may want to check out the Machinist BBS at http://www.homeshopmachinist.net/

With a little searching I'm certain you'll find lots of good info.

Allen
Forum: Welding 09-14-2004, 12:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,742
Posted By ralenr
OP, I have a Lincoln 125 SP Plus. I don't...

OP,

I have a Lincoln 125 SP Plus. I don't know what the plus is for but mine can use gas.

Allen
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 09-11-2004, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,120
Posted By ralenr
Cutter, Try this one. ...

Cutter,

Try this one.

http://64.29.213.138/assemblydrawings/index.asp

Allen
Forum: Welding 09-02-2004, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,340
Posted By ralenr
By all means a torch first. Way more uses that a...

By all means a torch first. Way more uses that a plasma cutter and a lot less money. If after using a torch you find a real need for plasma take the plunge. Thats what I did but I would never be...
Forum: Welding 09-01-2004, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,336
Posted By ralenr
When I bought my MM251 I also bought an M30a...

When I bought my MM251 I also bought an M30a spool gun. I seaarched the web and found one for approx. $725. Took the print out to my dealer and he matched it. It's still pretty penny thought.

allen
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-24-2004, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,403
Posted By ralenr
Thanks guys, that helps a lot. Allen

Thanks guys, that helps a lot.

Allen
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-24-2004, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,684
Posted By ralenr
I've been to several auctions over the last few...

I've been to several auctions over the last few months and was able to grab up two Baldor Grinders a six inch and an 8 inch grinder/buffer. Grand total $65. Hardly anyone bid on them. They both were...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-24-2004, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,403
Posted By ralenr
Emglo Compressor - Need Manuals

I finally found a decent used compressor for my shop. It's an Emglo W5B-80V. Made in 89 I think. It's a two stage vertical 80 gallon with a 5 HP Baldor motor 230 single phase.

I've done a search...
Forum: Fabrication 08-18-2004, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,108
Posted By ralenr
Yeah, I know what you mean. My tape measure and I...

Yeah, I know what you mean. My tape measure and I have a special relationship. I use it. I put it down. I tell myself I'll have to remember where I put it for when I need it again. Sometimes just...
Forum: Fabrication 08-12-2004, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,783
Posted By ralenr
I've been to a number of Ashman auctions here in...

I've been to a number of Ashman auctions here in the Bay Area. They are pretty casual. If this one was local I'd be there in a flash for the MORI SEIKI Type MS-850 15" x 30" Engine Lath. They are...
Forum: Fabrication 08-10-2004, 11:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,612
Posted By ralenr
Morpheus, I pulled this right off the Miller...

Morpheus,

I pulled this right off the Miller site:
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Miller Student Training Package
Miller Student Package $25.00
Set of 13 Miller reference books
3 Miller Calculators
Free Jacket...
Forum: Fabrication 08-10-2004, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,612
Posted By ralenr
Morpheus, For the price you can't go wrong...

Morpheus,

For the price you can't go wrong with the Miller Student Pak. Covers all the welding processes and comes with a couple of slide/card charts for settings. Excellent value.

Allen
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-08-2004, 10:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,213
Posted By ralenr
I've been following this thread for a while now...

I've been following this thread for a while now and for the most part I concur about not needing synthetic oil for most applications. However, in the motorcycle roadracing club I belong to (...
Forum: Welding 08-06-2004, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,006
Posted By ralenr
Definitly an oxygen lance. You can do pretty much...

Definitly an oxygen lance. You can do pretty much the same thing with an oxy/acetelyne torch. Once the you get the cut going all you need is oxygen. But not that large of course.

Allen
Forum: Fabrication 08-05-2004, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,612
Posted By ralenr
This is just a slightly edited version of the...

This is just a slightly edited version of the full military manual at http://155.217.58.58/cgi-bin/atdl.dll/tc/9-237/toc.htm

Allen
Forum: Welding 08-03-2004, 02:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,087
Posted By ralenr
Ron, Thanks for the explanation. I remember,...

Ron,

Thanks for the explanation. I remember, now, you posting somewhere else about increasing your production output. Didn't put it together.

I didn't think with 23 volts and C25 it would do...
Forum: Welding 08-02-2004, 02:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,087
Posted By ralenr
Shade, Well, if Speed won't take the bait I...

Shade,

Well, if Speed won't take the bait I will. Have you actually run this setting? Seems to me that you would be traveling pretty darn fast with those settings on that material. If you have I'm...
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