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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-13-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By Wolfram
You might want to go over to Welding Web and ask...

You might want to go over to Welding Web and ask user named 7A749 (Steve). He repairs and refurbs welders.

I never had the guts to do it myself, but from what I know, he pressure washes welders...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-28-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,633
Posted By Wolfram
Don't know how I missed this thread but I'm...

Don't know how I missed this thread but I'm bookmarking it...I have a 2001 F-250 that I bought almost two years ago from the rust belt of PA ... it's even worse than yours. I don't think the prior...
Forum: Fabrication 10-17-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,791
Posted By Wolfram
Yep, very little ductility or impact strength in...

Yep, very little ductility or impact strength in drywall screws. They love to break!
Forum: Fabrication 10-01-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,769
Posted By Wolfram
Needs more

Needs more
Forum: Fabrication 09-13-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By Wolfram
The Tower of Power! :cool:

The Tower of Power! :cool:
Forum: Welding 09-09-2017, 02:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Wolfram
No -- I used all the right tips and equipment....

No -- I used all the right tips and equipment. Just couldn't seem to make it run right.



Indeed, it was.
Forum: Welding 09-08-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,030
Posted By Wolfram
I've used both, but it always seemed like the...

I've used both, but it always seemed like the oxy-propane cutting rig took an AWFUL lot of fiddling to get it to burn right. Always seemed like it was on the ragged edge of blowing itself out. It...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 09-02-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,605
Posted By Wolfram
Here's mine. If you're right-handed like me,...

Here's mine.

If you're right-handed like me, and use the anvil with the horn on the left, I suspect you'll prefer to have the splayed legs of the "tripod" on the left ... there's less likelihood...
Forum: Fabrication 09-02-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,157
Posted By Wolfram
Here's another simpler version of the same thing:...

Here's another simpler version of the same thing:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8FujXx4O90

I'm gonna make one like this but a bit different...couldn't wrap my head around $30 + shipping for...
Forum: Fabrication 09-01-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,157
Posted By Wolfram
How do you make a hose clamp with a pair of...

How do you make a hose clamp with a pair of pliers? That's a new one on me...off to YouTube to search...
Forum: Fabrication 08-31-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,157
Posted By Wolfram
Nice find. I need to make me one of those. Thanks...

Nice find. I need to make me one of those. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Fabrication 08-30-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By Wolfram
http://rs15.pbsrc.com/albums/a384/themarbleintheoa...

http://rs15.pbsrc.com/albums/a384/themarbleintheoatmeal/smilies/sign0073.gif~c200
Forum: Fabrication 08-24-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By Wolfram
Gotta love welding up your own tools from...

Gotta love welding up your own tools from cheapies from yard sales. I've got quite a few Frankenstein specials in my tool box, too. For the typical high-carbon high-strength steels, I use the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-19-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,869
Posted By Wolfram
Sounds like you and Doug BOTH made a nice...

Sounds like you and Doug BOTH made a nice score...enjoy!
Forum: Welding 08-16-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By Wolfram
Dealt with them a lot through ebay. Good people,...

Dealt with them a lot through ebay. Good people, even when the mistake has been mine.
Forum: Fabrication 08-14-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,215
Posted By Wolfram
Good stuff. It's almost like a provisional...

Good stuff. It's almost like a provisional made-on-the-jobsite brake!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Wolfram
Does that use zinc chromate paint? I've heard...

Does that use zinc chromate paint? I've heard that's some wicked stuff that makes EPA nannies wilt and baby polar bears cry just at the thought. Fortunately I've got a pretty good stash built up for...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-04-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By Wolfram
If it's a Walbro carb, I think the next step is...

If it's a Walbro carb, I think the next step is to sledgehammer it.

Sorry, I can't help more, I used Sears Craftsman saws for years and swore by them, but now I'm 100% Stihl...which has been...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-04-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Wolfram
Thanks again, everyone, for all the good...

Thanks again, everyone, for all the good information.

On another note, I just picked up a set of 5 ratcheting, pivoting box wrenches from HFT for $22. There's one bolt on my F-250's oil cooler...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-03-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Wolfram
Thanks for all the helpful replies, folks. I...

Thanks for all the helpful replies, folks. I appreciate your help.



Two air impacts with up to 1000 ft-lb. (I bought an F-250 from the Salt Belt.) Those, along with a 4' cheater pipe, 16#...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-02-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By Wolfram
Air Ratchet Question

Hey, all,

I just picked up my first air ratchet wrench, model 47214 (https://www.harborfreight.com/3-8-eighth-inch-professional-air-ratchet-47214.html) at Harbor Freight, for about $15.

The...
Forum: Welding 07-18-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,959
Posted By Wolfram
... or like using a weak and wet desiccant to dry...

... or like using a weak and wet desiccant to dry a strong and only marginally moist desiccant! :p

I guess that when engineers spec 7018 for mild steel structures, they do it because they can...
Forum: Welding 07-16-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,959
Posted By Wolfram
Most rock salt, like solar salt, is sodium...

Most rock salt, like solar salt, is sodium chloride (NaCl).

Neither one is a strong enough desiccant to keep 7018 dry enough to meet low-hydrogen specifications, and neither is silica gel – or...
Forum: Fabrication 07-15-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,602
Posted By Wolfram
LOL. Gotta love NY state...

LOL. Gotta love NY state (http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-dG1gUTrE2Do/VMZEXOGWlJI/AAAAAAAA5bA/aBzgwRhmeWA/s640/cuomo.jpg)...
Forum: Fabrication 07-14-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,602
Posted By Wolfram
LOL, yeah, my Dad lived in Syracuse for a while....

LOL, yeah, my Dad lived in Syracuse for a while. He had a Firebird at the time. I think the body rotted out before it was paid for. That's some CORROSIVE SALT you guys use up there! What do you call...
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