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good luck man. drop us a line if you need any...

good luck man. drop us a line if you need any more help. i try to pass on what i know. i am no body man though. later.

rob "redlight"
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i wouldn't go as far as the uk. the brands that...

i wouldn't go as far as the uk. the brands that i am most familiar with is norton and sait. i typed in flap wheel in ebay and came up with some hits. you would have to pick the right size. if you...
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you need a drill and some flap wheels. this is a...

you need a drill and some flap wheels. this is a common problem. easy fix. i find these at our professional welding shop in town (praxair). they are maybe 3-4 bucks a piece. you might need two...
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hey fcastro. mig would definitely be the way to...

hey fcastro. mig would definitely be the way to go on this project. you are right to NOT under estimate the fire risk on this project. it can be done though. take the electrical wires and tie...
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hey jim, i didn't take it as a put down. ...

hey jim,

i didn't take it as a put down. just threw me way off hearing of somebody using that small of a wire. i have very little experience when it comes to tiggin below the 60 amp range. wow....
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Jim, i am a little perplexed by your...

Jim,

i am a little perplexed by your response. i don't think Mike is welding on some really tiny tin metal.

first off i said in a "pinch" somebody could use a stick electrode with the flux...
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I usually use copper coated ER70s-2 filler rods. ...

I usually use copper coated ER70s-2 filler rods. They are copper coated so they don't rust. In a pinch you could use a stick electrode with the flux knocked off. 1/8th inch is just one size that...
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gas shielding is best used when the metal is...

gas shielding is best used when the metal is clean; no paint, very little rust, basically virgin metal. shielding gas only protects the molten metal from atmospheric contamination basically. flux...
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Smile There are no Stoopid Questions

I just wanted to drop a line regarding people that are new to this website/forum and are asking questions that they consider stupid, stoopid, stupit, or any other way you can spell it. TRUST ME,...
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i would rent a torch. how thick are these...

i would rent a torch. how thick are these beams?? from what i have seen they are pretty beefy. have you considered keeping the thing intact and selling the beams to somebody that needs them. ...
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Unhappy well from what i have found on the internet this...

well from what i have found on the internet this is quite the undertaking. you can't weld it. it has to be spot welded. the welders are expensive. the welders have to be big because of how...
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this happens all the time. i have hand welded an...

this happens all the time. i have hand welded an excavator bucket with a co-worker of mine. at the place that i work, we have four inverted robots in a robot cell that is all connected to a common...
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i'm going to have to do some digging. my first...

i'm going to have to do some digging. my first thought was to go to the lincoln elecric website and look in their knowledge base.

www.lincolnelectric.com

i'll try and post back what i can...
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Talking it's 3a.m. again and i am addicted to this thing - ha ha!!

1) depending on the thickness of the metal being welded you will have to try out heat settings before you get it right. it will be a low setting that is for sure. exhaust pipe is not that thick. ...
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yes i have heard of it happening.

yes i have heard of it happening.
06-29-05, 04:58 AM
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just want to make sure but you used pipe dope...

just want to make sure but you used pipe dope (teflon paste)??
06-29-05, 04:25 AM
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i had my whole system put in for 900 bucks. ...

i had my whole system put in for 900 bucks. electrical, freon, coil, outside unit, everything. 2 ton unit. 1400 just for a coil?? :eek:
06-29-05, 04:19 AM
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load calculations take in considerations such as...

load calculations take in considerations such as how many square feet, how the walls are built (2X4, 2X6), insulation, if your basement is fully underground or a daylight basement, etc.

the very...
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06-29-05, 03:39 AM
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is the gas valve ON on the water heater?? on the...

is the gas valve ON on the water heater?? on the gas line??

rob "redlight"
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they are from all good companies. hobart is a...

they are from all good companies. hobart is a cheap miller machine. less bells and whistles. go with a miller before you go with the hobart if the price is in the same price range.

after...
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my dad has that same problem when they are low on...

my dad has that same problem when they are low on rain and he is not watering. just a guess but it is almost like the drainage field is acting like a "french drain". or maybe your grass is just mad...
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i'm no expert, but my buddy is and here is how he explained it to me.

if all your zones consists of very large sprinkler heads (ex. impacts) and are putting alot of gallonage then your pressure tank is not needed. the main thing to figure out is, "was your irrigation...
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cheap mans air arcing

one other way that i have cut metal with a stick machine is to use carbon air arc rods in your stick welder and have a friend (or your other hand) with a air nozzle blow at the arc. same principle...
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i would think that you would need a rolling...

i would think that you would need a rolling machine, not a bender. just from what i have seen on tv (american chopper). on tv they roll the pipe for handle bars sometimes. by adjusting the amount...
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there is advantages to cc\cv machines. first off...

there is advantages to cc\cv machines. first off wire is a cv process. where as tig is a cc process. if doing the kind of work that you talked about in your earlier posts then you could use both. ...
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