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  1. You will need some sort of stripper. even the...

    You will need some sort of stripper. even the little paper hole punches have em. It doesn't need fancy bushings or moving parts.
  2. Magnetic Centering Heads 53076-M, 53025-M,...

    Magnetic Centering Heads 53076-M, 53025-M, 53085-M, 53077-D | Flange Wizard Tools
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    And how well do you braze when holding the parts...

    And how well do you braze when holding the parts in one hand, torch in the other?
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    The big Multicam would eat the haas like a ...

    The big Multicam would eat the haas like a snickers bar. It’s cut rates are 3x haas rapids. Also cut into the working girls wages....
  5. Central steel services in Alabama has their own...

    Central steel services in Alabama has their own voodo solid wire for Corten. It is slightly different from the parent material intentionally. 75/25 gas will greatly improve his weld, and .035 or...
  6. Accuracy of measuring is differ from accuracy of...

    Accuracy of measuring is differ from accuracy of cut. A band saw holds .002 in every direction over 6” solid. That is a good saw with newish blade. Production cutting is 1/16 over 36 inch beam,...
  7. corten will show a tig weld in a few years. It...

    corten will show a tig weld in a few years. It works good for pin hole repair and touch ups, but it will be ugly in 5-7 years (unless indoors or high up type work).
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    digital woodcarver has a prosumer level machine...

    digital woodcarver has a prosumer level machine for 4x8 with vacuum. I only know about them from the controller they use, which I highly recommend that part of the machine- you can add anything to...
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    kiosk or attached hmi

    Does the arm mount hmi have great benefits at a milling machine, or is it just the what it is done? Most of our machines have kiosk style, minus the burn table - which is mounted to the gantry. ...
  10. Did you triple check your jumpers on the 6 motor...

    Did you triple check your jumpers on the 6 motor input wires? <- the one I would guess. 900 sounds like the low speed 4 pole? vs the 2 pole? high speed jumper configuration. Last motor I did I thru...
  11. same question, if you temper a case hardened item...

    same question, if you temper a case hardened item it kinda defeats the purpose. O1 or d series stock if you want to make punches. S series can be used but they will dull fast. A punch is one of...
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    tube/pipe prices are almost double from 2 months...

    tube/pipe prices are almost double from 2 months ago. Lead time from tube mills is longer than normal also. We don't use gourmet tube but I would imagine it follows merchant grade pricing. Plate...
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    never the cheapest, but easy is fed ex freight. ...

    never the cheapest, but easy is fed ex freight. I do not know dhl freight structure but they pay international duties for you (fed ex just does the paper work).
  14. I love the cut off disk for carving and general...

    I love the cut off disk for carving and general light fit up at the fitting table, splitting burn table skeletons, finish a cope on a beam the coper missed.... cutting general stock with it - no...
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    second this motion

    second this motion
  16. plasmas have a hard time making decent hole...

    plasmas have a hard time making decent hole smaller than material thickness. With lots of fiddling I am able to get an acceptable (most of the time) 11/16" in a 1" plate (ht 260 hd plasma - the new...
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    you can get 7/16 plate and water, plasma, flame,...

    you can get 7/16 plate and water, plasma, flame, laser, skilsaw of death, or shear it? It is odd ball size so you are going to be buying full sheet (4x8 or 5x10 mill/supplier dependent).
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    Pouring one out for your mentor and more...

    Pouring one out for your mentor and more important friend
  19. I had a 2.5 twist catch on the radial, took a two...

    I had a 2.5 twist catch on the radial, took a two ton beam and spun it before it snapped.. I had to change my pants.
  20. Allied gen 3 uses the least down thrust I have...

    Allied gen 3 uses the least down thrust I have found, followed by their spade structural steel inserts (way cheaper btw). You can get those in cobalt which will be more forgiving about rigidity, you...
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    OP found a niche, odd - but his niche market. If...

    OP found a niche, odd - but his niche market. If he can do the little bit of drilling and slotting with the mill and still walk away with time or money more power to him. It is obvious he has...
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    Second the gas cap trick. My Toyota has similar...

    Second the gas cap trick. My Toyota has similar quirks. Do that and turn key with foot all the way to the floor and immediately take foot off gas, it somehow tricks the air/gas ratio enough to let...
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    ot a little cornucopia of metal

    Repair Days Home Video: 2020 - YouTube

    A normal year is 250 volunteers, spooky but still more learning and fun than a weekend should have.
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    we have had to sink multiple grounds multiple...

    we have had to sink multiple grounds multiple times for our plasmas (260 hd's). when the water table changes with the river enough times the ground rods loose ground. It seems that the plasma...
  25. fabtrol has gotten to bloated imo, dont know...

    fabtrol has gotten to bloated imo, dont know about fabsuite. We are locked in to fabtrol with legacy work, and no boss is willing to learn new software.
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