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Forum: Shop & Safety 08-14-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By markct
what about the flammability issue? as far as i...

what about the flammability issue? as far as i know foam is supposed to be covered with sheetrock etc since in is of course flammable, but maybe the codes are different in different areas
Forum: Welding 07-05-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,444
Posted By markct
thanks the pdf file i opened on the comp at work...

thanks the pdf file i opened on the comp at work and found a few things to look into as to the cause.
Forum: Welding 07-01-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,444
Posted By markct
lincoln idealarc 300 tig - high freq start not working

my recently aquired idealarc 300 tig doesnt seem to be doing the high frequency start spark that it should. i had hooked it up temporarily when i first got it, it was sitting on a pallet in the...
Forum: Shop & Safety 06-28-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By markct
yea i have a fieldstone foundation to break up a...

yea i have a fieldstone foundation to break up a couple years ago. it was in pretty bad shape so didnt seem like too big of a task to break apart, so i got a good deal on a new makita electric...
Forum: Machining 06-17-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By markct
yea that was my first thought when i read his...

yea that was my first thought when i read his post! thats my big fear of titanium, had it catch fire once in the chip pan, basicly just let it burn out, fire extinguisher, co2 then dry chemical,...
Forum: Welding 06-15-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,158
Posted By markct
diesel fuel is not a good soaking oil anymore, it...

diesel fuel is not a good soaking oil anymore, it doesnt have the anti rust qualities it used to, thats why truck and bulk fuel tanks have been having corrosion issues like never before, when they...
Forum: Welding 06-15-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,033
Posted By markct
thanks for all the advice guys, i guess its ok...

thanks for all the advice guys, i guess its ok what im doing, like i said this is all salvage stainless so no idea of the alloy, other than weather its 300 or 400 by the magnet test. like i said the...
Forum: Welding 06-11-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,033
Posted By markct
so by higher i should get a 400 series filler, or...

so by higher i should get a 400 series filler, or just higher 300 series number, or is what im using ok for simple sheetmetal work like im doing?
Forum: Welding 06-10-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,033
Posted By markct
by higher you mean numericaly higher, like i...

by higher you mean numericaly higher, like i should use a 400 series filler? what would be the appropriote filler for 300 series like 304, i just used 309 since i had used that before at a previous...
Forum: Welding 06-10-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,033
Posted By markct
tig welding 400 series stainless to 300 series

i have a bunch of 400 series stainless around from some commercial freezers that i stripped the outsides off of, i want to make a maple syrup pan and a few other things from them. i did not know they...
Forum: Fabrication 05-31-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,993
Posted By markct
well the biggest i tried so far was some .030...

well the biggest i tried so far was some .030 stainless, the full 36 inch length, it did pretty good, about all ya could comftorably bend without extentions on the handles tho, but nice and straight...
Forum: Fabrication 05-31-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,993
Posted By markct
tractor supply vs harbor freight 36" brake

i bought a 36 inch brake from tractor supply, with the sale coupon and the tsc one was just a little more than the price with shipping from harbor freight, and i like being able to look at chinese...
Forum: Welding 04-25-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,202
Posted By markct
well i stopped at airgas today and ordered a hand...

well i stopped at airgas today and ordered a hand torch amp control, should be alot more practical for most of what i do than a foot pedal. price wasnt too bad, 207 bucks, but the real pisser was the...
Forum: Welding 04-24-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,202
Posted By markct
yea i see what your saying, but it seems i would...

yea i see what your saying, but it seems i would need some kinda input to tell it to start the gas and water, like maybe not a footpedal but a on off switch, once you switch the control from stick to...
Forum: Welding 04-24-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,202
Posted By markct
hmm ok so i think i may have been overlooking a...

hmm ok so i think i may have been overlooking a simple thing here! since up near the plug for the foot pedal it has a switch that says panel or remote i had been thinking that on panel it would work...
Forum: Welding 04-24-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,202
Posted By markct
sorry gwiz but whenever i try to open that pdf my...

sorry gwiz but whenever i try to open that pdf my old junky computer freezes. the welder is the older style with the big square housing and relatively flat top with a ring in the center, not the...
Forum: Welding 04-24-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,202
Posted By markct
lincoln idealarc tig 300/300 no output on tig

i just got a lincoln idealarc tig, bought it real cheap, i hooked it up and it works great on the stick welding setting, but i have no output on the inert gas welding setting. any ideas on what could...
Forum: Welding 04-23-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,139
Posted By markct
well lookin at the flux in my local hardware...

well lookin at the flux in my local hardware store i found a liquid flux that says it works on stainless, so i gota try that next time i get a minute
Forum: Welding 04-23-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,139
Posted By markct
well lookin at the flux in my local hardware...

well lookin at the flux in my local hardware store i found a liquid flux that says it works on stainless, so i gota try that next time i get a minute
Forum: Welding 04-20-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,139
Posted By markct
thanks bob good to hear from someone who has done...

thanks bob good to hear from someone who has done exactly this before! i have silver soldered stainless before but never soft solder as i need to do on these pans. by 95/5 you mean 95 tin and 5 lead?...
Forum: Welding 04-19-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,139
Posted By markct
well i need to stick with soft solder since thats...

well i need to stick with soft solder since thats what is already on the pans, but i look in mcmasterr carr and the only stainless flux i see that doesnt say for silver solder is this stuff,...
Forum: Welding 04-18-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,139
Posted By markct
soldering 430 stainless (maple syrup pans)

i have recently gotten a maple syrup evaporator that has pans of soldered stainless construction, the tag on the pan says the material is 430, they have a few places that need minor repair. they also...
Forum: Shop & Safety 04-08-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,088
Posted By markct
nope the big trucks use iso standard 20mm studs...

nope the big trucks use iso standard 20mm studs with 33 mm hex nuts, all right handed, and i see alot of wheels and tires on our fleet at work and havent had many loosening problems, but they are...
Forum: Fabrication 02-07-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,724
Posted By markct
and i thought i was the only one nutty enough to...

and i thought i was the only one nutty enough to put 3pt hitch pins on the torch cart! did that about 10 years ago and its come in very handy
Forum: Welding 02-27-2005, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,451
Posted By markct
"Note to operator, disconnect the bed latch...

"Note to operator, disconnect the bed latch befroe dumping"

jim, thats funny ya mention that cause the first guy to pull in the yard after me said something simular, it was still dark, about 5 am,...
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