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With all the heat we've been having here in NS,...

With all the heat we've been having here in NS, my hammer handles seem to come loose all the time. I just keep a bucket of water handy to stick the handle in. 5-10 minutes later it's snug, works...
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Miller, Lincoln and Hobart all have small...

Miller, Lincoln and Hobart all have small inverter stick welders that are quite good. The Miller Maxstar 150s has the ability to run 120v or 220v. It has a duty cycle of 100% at 70amps at 120v. Of...
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sthil 009L

I got a little sthil 009L chain saw that i use for limbing up trees, and the gas and chain oil are mixing together. so i guess the seal between the 2 halfs of the saw are gone, fluid doesn't leak out...
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I bet you were/are using a 7018 electrode not a...

I bet you were/are using a 7018 electrode not a 1018. you want to start at the bottom of the metal and work your way up, this is called vet. up. drag the electrode up making an upside down U at the...
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a little 120v 90amp MIG is not going to cut it....

a little 120v 90amp MIG is not going to cut it. if you have 240v get a stick welder like the Miller thunderbolt or Lincoln ac/dc 225. welding a cast iron engine block is an involved process, with...
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I don't know if this was mentioned before or not...

I don't know if this was mentioned before or not but i'll add it anyways. the two nuts have to be loose before you can tension the chain, I used to forget to do that, so just thought i might add...
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Thanks for all the interesting information. I...

Thanks for all the interesting information. I like my 18volt cordless hitachi because I see the blade and line better, but when it comes to comfort I still like my 7 1/2 DeWALT saw.
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Stupid circular saw question

I was just wondering why all cordless circular saws have the blade on the left side and most corded saws have the blade on the right side?
thanks
Charles,
CHUCKS KUZTOMS
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thats great, if you get a chance, post some...

thats great,
if you get a chance, post some pics of the welds, with photobucket or something like that

Charles
CHUCKS KUZTOMS
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Also take a look at the Hobart welders, excellent...

Also take a look at the Hobart welders, excellent quality at a great price
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Hi, Replacing floor pans is the dirtyiest,...

Hi,
Replacing floor pans is the dirtyiest, messiest job that you could ever take on while working on a car. It would cost thousands for you to get someone to do a good job and even more if they did...
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just take it to a good welding shop and get them...

just take it to a good welding shop and get them to TIG weld it for you. The TIG will produce a strong weld which will also have a very good appearance. A propane torch will never be hot enough to...
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for 1/8 inch plate, i'd use a 3/32 or 1/8 E7018...

for 1/8 inch plate, i'd use a 3/32 or 1/8 E7018 or E6013 rod on DC current. maybe set the amperage at 90-100? If you haven't welded in a while, i suggest that you run a few practice beads before you...
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metal? tools available?

metal? tools available?
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leadslinging

I was trying to lead around the edges of a door on a '29 ford i'm building. I was usind 20/80 tin and lead mix, but it was crumbling on me any ideas?
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I run a lincoln ac225.

I run a lincoln ac225.
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i just bought a 4 piece hitatchi cordless tool...

i just bought a 4 piece hitatchi cordless tool set for $250, if bought seperatly, over $750 now is that a good deal?
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6011 rod

I'm a fairly experienced welder and can do any process(MIG.TIG, Stick, O/A).
But i can't get a 6011 rod to work well for me, I'll stick it all day before i'll get a continous arc. I can use any...
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I've been using DeWALT tools for many years...

I've been using DeWALT tools for many years myself and have had excellent results with them. But, i'm not happy with the proformance of the 4 1/2 inch angle grinders. We (welders) do run the piss...
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B&D bought DeWALT in 1960, that grinder must be...

B&D bought DeWALT in 1960, that grinder must be pretty old
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Basicly, the only dewalt tools that we find are...

Basicly, the only dewalt tools that we find are crap are the new angle grinders. The paddle switches break easily. But we run the grinders all day so they really get a workout. I have a dewalt 18volt...
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DeWalt tools

I've been talking to some of my friends and they feel that Dewalt tools are garbadge ever since they bought out Black and decker. Do you feel the same way?
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DeWalt tools

I've been on the Hobart message board for some time now, and the members seem to find that Dewalt tool are garbadge ever since they bought out Black and decker. I just wanted to see it you felt the...
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Go to a rental shop that carries welders, they...

Go to a rental shop that carries welders, they replace them ever couple of years. You can get a good one relitavly cheap and in good condition.
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