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07-28-06, 06:04 AM
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as far as i know aav are not legal in quebec so...

as far as i know aav are not legal in quebec so it might be pretty friggin hard to find one at home depot. I know for sure that they are not code legal in ontario.
07-28-06, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,052
Posted By thePlumber

is jb weld toxic? i would proceed carefully...

is jb weld toxic? i would proceed carefully considering thats water you might drink.
07-28-06, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,058
Posted By thePlumber

also if you can get the screw out enough to...

also if you can get the screw out enough to vise-grips on it that would work to.
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Posted By thePlumber

you might try white vinegar and a wire brush, it...

you might try white vinegar and a wire brush, it works a lot better than you would think.
07-23-06, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,058
Posted By thePlumber

there is a screw removal tool that looks much...

there is a screw removal tool that looks much like a drill bit called an "easy out", it is designed to remove stripped screws without the proper screw driver bit. If you can find this bit you maybe...
07-23-06, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,952
Posted By thePlumber

Im hoping #10 will do the trick but i was just...

Im hoping #10 will do the trick but i was just wondering why such a hugh price difference between 8-3 and 10-3? I was quoted $16 (aprx. $5 per foot) and some change per metre for 8-3 SOW while 10-3...
Replies: 10
Views: 28,138
Posted By thePlumber

Thanks nap i'll keep my eyes out for the 300v...

Thanks nap i'll keep my eyes out for the 300v sjow cord. I think im finally on the right track! lol
07-23-06, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,952
Posted By thePlumber

i knew something was retarded about the...

i knew something was retarded about the recommendations in the manual.
just found this posted in another forum:

Author:
MAC702
WeldingWeb Foreman
"99 is correct: Lincoln's manual does indeed...
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Views: 28,138
Posted By thePlumber

just found this posted in another forum: ...

just found this posted in another forum:

Author:
MAC702
WeldingWeb Foreman
"99 is correct: Lincoln's manual does indeed say to use #8. Yet, the Miller manual for the SAME CLASS machine says...
07-23-06, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,952
Posted By thePlumber

I read that too but I never trust the...

I read that too but I never trust the "Recommended" materials because they always exagerate everything as if they expect everyone to go outside and shake their money tree, load up their wallets and...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By thePlumber

also i forgot to mention welding stainless is...

also i forgot to mention welding stainless is very different than welding mild steel. Stainless expands/contracts to an incredible degree, so if youre not careful the material may get to hot and...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,163
Posted By thePlumber

it would probably not be a bad idea to get a...

it would probably not be a bad idea to get a couple electrical moderators in on this with a couple experienced welders to write a straight forward tutorial and make it a sticky. Ive been across 4...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By thePlumber

Im not positive but I believe most sinks are 304...

Im not positive but I believe most sinks are 304 stainless. You might be able to find this out from the manufacturer? Its a shame you dont have access to a tig machine but if using MIG i would look...
07-23-06, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,952
Posted By thePlumber

Exclamation Help w/Welding Machine Extension Cord

I am looking to make an extension cord for my 30a 230v MIG machine and have been getting conflicting advice. It needs to be 50ft or 16m long and I hope to plug it into my dryer receptacle (230v, 30a...
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Views: 28,138
Posted By thePlumber

The welder is 30a not 50a, sorry for the mix up. ...

The welder is 30a not 50a, sorry for the mix up.
I am looking to make an extension cord for my 30a 230v MIG machine and have been getting conflicting advice. It needs to be 50ft or 16m long and I...
Replies: 10
Views: 28,138
Posted By thePlumber

Im talking about SOW Rubber cord, I dont have a...

Im talking about SOW Rubber cord, I dont have a welder receptacle I was planing on making an adapter for a dryer recept. Would 50ft of 10-3 SOW handle the load of a 30a welder or will I need 8-3? ...
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Views: 28,138
Posted By thePlumber

I dont know if this explains much but the welder...

I dont know if this explains much but the welder i am using is a MIG-PAK 15 230v single phase requiring at least 22 amps. It has a maximum output of 33 volts and the amperage range is 30-175 amps. ...
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Views: 28,138
Posted By thePlumber

Exclamation Welder Extension Cord

Ive been looking to make a 50ft 230v extension cord for my MIG machine but after pricing 8-3 rubber cord I realized it cost over $17 a meter (over $5 a foot). This seems unbelievably expensive...
07-14-06, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,301
Posted By thePlumber

Thumbs up Installing an External 230v outlet

Ive just bought a Lincoln Mig-Pak 15 welder and have no place to plug it in just yet (230v 3 prong plug). Since I have a new 200amp panel in my house that is hardly being used to its full potential I...
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