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Forum: Machining 06-05-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,070
Posted By Oscar
Same exact file, same exact error. Keep in mind,...

Same exact file, same exact error. Keep in mind, this is from the "upload from URL". The picture is NOT a locally stored file, which would have no problem attaching through the "Upload file from...
Forum: Welding 06-05-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,149
Posted By Oscar
That's too bad. They are spectacular. ...

That's too bad. They are spectacular.



In no other site do I have any issues with people clicking on my links. It's not my fault you don't know the in-and-outs of web-browsers and the...
Forum: Machining 06-02-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,070
Posted By Oscar
A lot of my pics are much much larger than the...

A lot of my pics are much much larger than the attachment size limit, so no that will not work for my pics. Thanks, but I guess this site isn't for me, as I sure ain't gonna resize every single pic...
Forum: Machining 06-02-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,070
Posted By Oscar
Oh trust me, I've done all of the above! :) ...

Oh trust me, I've done all of the above! :)

I was hoping it wouldn't be too bad, even my Northern Tool "Klutch" bandsaw was able to easily cut it even with the stock cheapie blade it came with.
...
Forum: Machining 06-01-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,070
Posted By Oscar
Anyone here try the Champion Brute bits from...

Anyone here try the Champion Brute bits from Roark Supply? Looking to drill Grade 5 Titanium and they claim their bits can. I will either buy an appropriate drill press or use the Smithy mill if I...
Forum: Welding 06-01-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,149
Posted By Oscar
It all depends how much smoke flavor you want. ...

It all depends how much smoke flavor you want. If you cook while the wood is still burning down, you get a very smoky flavor and depending on the actual wood you use, it could be ok (with mild...
Forum: Welding 06-01-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,149
Posted By Oscar
That's exactly what cooking on wood around here. ...

That's exactly what cooking on wood around here. 100% Mesquite burned down to coals and then throw the meat on there. "Cooking on wood" doesnt necessarily mean cooking while the firewood is still...
Forum: Welding 05-29-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,149
Posted By Oscar
I respectfully disagree. Here on the border we...

I respectfully disagree. Here on the border we use Mesquite for our "carne asadas" and ill be damned if it doesn't give a great wood grilled flavor. :) I also use other woods I pick up from all...
Forum: Welding 05-28-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,692
Posted By Oscar
For TIG it just doesn't get much better than the...

For TIG it just doesn't get much better than the Optrel e684. It is a badass and I love it. Even certain "YouTube sensations" use it almost exclusively, including Jody from Welding tips & tricks. ...
Forum: Welding 05-28-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,110
Posted By Oscar
The rebel has far more capability than the...

The rebel has far more capability than the fabricator if you choose the setting to allow it to do so.
Forum: Welding 03-13-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,336
Posted By Oscar
Any of the lanthanum-oxide tungsten server as...

Any of the lanthanum-oxide tungsten server as good all-around electrodes. Gold (1.5%) is almost just as good as the 2% blue band on DC, but it has slightly lower current capacity. You won't tell...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-25-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By Oscar
Nice, but he forgot to reverse the rotation on...

Nice, but he forgot to reverse the rotation on each consecutive cut. Did you see how twised the plasma cable was by the end after so many rotations in one single direction? I'm surprised he was...
Forum: Welding 02-25-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,059
Posted By Oscar
Even if you have a stick welder that is so chitty...

Even if you have a stick welder that is so chitty that the arc keeps going out every 2 seconds no matter what due to low-quality electronics inside the machine. There is always a limit. I suppose...
Forum: Welding 02-11-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,059
Posted By Oscar
It's not the fluxcore wire that is the issue, it...

It's not the fluxcore wire that is the issue, it was likely the machine that didn't have enough balls. Fluxcore ran though a real wire-feeder can be as strong as any welded with solid ER70S-6. It's...
Forum: Welding 02-11-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,059
Posted By Oscar
Beginner + Sheet metal work is usually not a...

Beginner + Sheet metal work is usually not a good combination, as you need to have very good eye-hand coordination from years of tig. It is no where near the same as trying to TIG 1/8"+ material. ...
Forum: Welding 01-31-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,606
Posted By Oscar
I have the optrel e684, and I think its one of...

I have the optrel e684, and I think its one of the top 3 AD helmets you can buy. I would never part with mine.

My Optrel e684...
Forum: Welding 01-28-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,135
Posted By Oscar
The rebel 235 will be out soon. It's a 250A...

The rebel 235 will be out soon. It's a 250A machine (235A @ 40% DC). Miller 212 is 210A @ 30% DC. One thing I always look for:

Where can I get (and for how much $$$):


contact tips
...
Forum: Welding 01-27-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,230
Posted By Oscar
Would Hastelloy-W or -X be of any use for you? or...

Would Hastelloy-W or -X be of any use for you? or Perhaps Inconel 625?

Nickel Filler Rod (http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u235/musico79/welding/ER312-SMW-Inconel-Hastelloy_zpsad3rdc2o.png)
...
Forum: Welding 01-14-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,488
Posted By Oscar
Exactly. High-Frequency. By definition, if you...

Exactly. High-Frequency. By definition, if you have frequency, you have an AC waveform, not Direct-current. Skin-effect only applies to very very high frequency waveforms. This is covered in any...
Forum: SFT Information 01-14-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,378
Posted By Oscar
Well its either that or I get stoned for "not...

Well its either that or I get stoned for "not searching", right? :D
Forum: SFT Information 01-13-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,378
Posted By Oscar
What is the policy on old thread revival? Being...

What is the policy on old thread revival? Being new, I'm reading through a lot of older threads, but I don't want to get stoned for beating a dead horse.
Forum: Machining 01-09-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,181
Posted By Oscar
Doesn't seem to be much of an issue to me. ...

Doesn't seem to be much of an issue to me.

Plastic buckets catch the run-off on both ends of tubing.
Parts clean up very easily.
My tank never got cruddy.

:confused:
Forum: Machining 01-09-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,181
Posted By Oscar
I don't, I just let it run.

I don't, I just let it run.
Forum: Machining 01-09-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,181
Posted By Oscar
For my bandsaw, I ended up buying a 5-gallon...

For my bandsaw, I ended up buying a 5-gallon bucket of Valcool non-chlorinated coolant from Grainger. Was about $125. I'll see if I can dig up the invoice for the part #.
...
Forum: Welding 01-09-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,363
Posted By Oscar
I have four of the neon green ryobi's. I found...

I have four of the neon green ryobi's. I found them to be great deal, as a hobbyist. I really like the rat-tail handle that swivels. Of course they don't have a lot of power with 6.5A or so, so...
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