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Forum: Welding 07-02-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By SMTatham
The plus in 5P+

No, it doesn't mean the polarity!! I always THOUGHT it referred to it being a "plus", an improvement over regular old 5P. Both run DC+. If you have never "needed" to weld over dirt or...
Forum: Machining 06-30-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By SMTatham
Boa

Of the commercially available systems I chose Bore Repair Systems; the welder works VERY well. I use hydraulic power for my bars; whatever you do don't lock yourself into one that drives from the...
Forum: Welding 02-17-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,963
Posted By SMTatham
Hensley

Hensley makes a product called Laminite; a bi-metal wear part similar to what Digr has shown. I have applied a lot of it; and it LASTS!! Available as bars, blocks, and round buttons.
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Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,288
Posted By SMTatham
I think those were sold by "Western Auto" stores...

I think those were sold by "Western Auto" stores as their house brand........not sure when they went out; havn't seen a Western Auto for years.
Forum: Fabrication 10-04-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,791
Posted By SMTatham
Very nice work indeed...........the horse and...

Very nice work indeed...........the horse and hobby farm crowd around here would love you. Or any business for that matter! It's dry enough here that type of sign would last just fine.
Forum: Fabrication 09-24-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,312
Posted By SMTatham
?????

Dozer, I am not gonna argue about this. In general terms you are correct........but not in this case. You have a hub, constrained by spokes to the outer sheave. I have pulled a BUNCH of these big,...
Forum: Fabrication 09-06-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,631
Posted By SMTatham
Not picking a fight here.................and I am...

Not picking a fight here.................and I am a LONG ways from a "safety nazi" but reels that are hot whether in a shop or on my truck just don't work for me.
Forum: Fabrication 09-05-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,651
Posted By SMTatham
For a small tractor/ag/gentleman farm application...

For a small tractor/ag/gentleman farm application yes mild hot rolled plate will be just fine.
Forum: Fabrication 08-31-2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,312
Posted By SMTatham
I am thinking that the sleeves are a big part of...

I am thinking that the sleeves are a big part of the problem.............you have the shaft, the sleeve, and the hub; three different metals. Were the sleeves installed last time you had this apart...
Forum: Fabrication 08-30-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,312
Posted By SMTatham
Curious.............how many of these have you...

Curious.............how many of these have you pulled? Digr has done a bunch; I have also..........some smaller, some bigger. You have to in effect draw the hub by heating the circumference of the...
Forum: Fabrication 08-30-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,312
Posted By SMTatham
Digr has it nailed Jeff. Check your email;...

Digr has it nailed Jeff. Check your email; sorry it took so long to reply!
Forum: Fabrication 06-15-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,897
Posted By SMTatham
And still am!! If you are in an area of the...

And still am!! If you are in an area of the country where the railroad is active (such as I am) flatcars are the start of a damn fine bridge. I either supply or supply/install 5-7 per year.
Forum: SFT Information 04-08-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,356
Posted By SMTatham
Your state / county / municipality may not be too...

Your state / county / municipality may not be too understanding about that........talk to your accountant.
Forum: SFT Information 04-08-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,356
Posted By SMTatham
Thumbs up Quickbooks

Another vote for quickbooks:cool:
Forum: Fabrication 04-05-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By SMTatham
In that case put your pieces on the bottom to...

In that case put your pieces on the bottom to stifen it up.......4 to 6 bolts per side should be fine.
Forum: Fabrication 04-05-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By SMTatham
You're off to a good start, I'd spread the load...

You're off to a good start, I'd spread the load out over that 2x5 as far as practical, and bush the dead space so you don't crush the tubing. I did one similar not long ago and used 4" square tubing...
Forum: Fabrication 04-03-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,324
Posted By SMTatham
Nice looking project............are they hiring...

Nice looking project............are they hiring down there??:D For what you bring home in "scrap" a fella could take a pay cut and do OK!;)
Forum: Welding 03-28-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,086
Posted By SMTatham
GREAT!:evil: Thanks for the...

GREAT!:evil: Thanks for the update..............lotsa times these threads die a natural death without ever knowing the conclusion..........
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-23-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,628
Posted By SMTatham
I agree the handhelds are not very useful. The...

I agree the handhelds are not very useful. The pancake hoods are VERY popular in the pipeline world and among other folks who work outdoors a lot. For the occasions when you have had heavy sunlight...
Forum: SFT Information 03-22-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,094
Posted By SMTatham
http://www.industrialtradesman.com/ Get you...

http://www.industrialtradesman.com/

Get you a copy of this magazine; or subscribe to the online version. Fresh out of school you are MUCH better starting off in the field. Good money; small...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-22-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,628
Posted By SMTatham
You nailed it Moe with that Ebay listing. ...

You nailed it Moe with that Ebay listing. Wendy's Pancakes also has a website you can order off; Sarge's is via phone or mail only as far as I know. And the handheld shields that come with...
Forum: Fabrication 03-20-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,464
Posted By SMTatham
Cool Gouge or grind it out and put the 7018 to it. No...

Gouge or grind it out and put the 7018 to it. No sweat.
Forum: Fabrication 03-15-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,359
Posted By SMTatham
Looks like a harrow disc Dave, if you are talking...

Looks like a harrow disc Dave, if you are talking about the yellow pedestal base.
Forum: Welding 03-09-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,631
Posted By SMTatham
You are right about the 6010 open root Bob, I was...

You are right about the 6010 open root Bob, I was just observing that in MOST heavy equipment repair/mod situations we are not faced with open root joints. I did not realize that some of what you...
Forum: Welding 03-09-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,631
Posted By SMTatham
Just out of curiosity........what are you welding...

Just out of curiosity........what are you welding in the heavy equipment world that is open root? Now I am NOT saying that 7018 is the only rod in town, just observing that for the types of joints...
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