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    i used it for many years but got rid of the hot...

    i used it for many years but got rid of the hot tank in 2005 and haven't used it since. used it on engine blocks, heads, etc
  2. might be an issue getting one shipped. i have...

    might be an issue getting one shipped. i have fuel tanks made and sell online. i get shipping grief calling them new, unused, never had gas in fuel tanks. so now i call them water tanks
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    if you have to order, pay for, unload material i...

    if you have to order, pay for, unload material i don't see why all of it isn't marked up.
    how do you calculate 20%? material cost * 1.2? better way is material cost /0.8
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    he didn't get either the last time - a few months...

    he didn't get either the last time - a few months ago. took an 18k machine (when new) to the dump. was told no parts avail and no one had the tools to calibrate if they had the parts. i don't believe...
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    let me rephrase that. in my case rep and...

    let me rephrase that. in my case rep and repairman are one in the same
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    that's not been my long time experience with...

    that's not been my long time experience with hunter. they have always sent a rep by who informs me that buying a new piece of equipment is the only option.
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    you don't say where you are at but 50 miles ne of...

    you don't say where you are at but 50 miles ne of tampa is probably around webster area. metro steel would be closer and they will cut for you - and deliver for a fee.
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    in the field today i would use a 120v flux core...

    in the field today i would use a 120v flux core which is why i got one 'cause it's portable. back in the day i would have used a lincoln tombstone as that was what i had then and never gave it...
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    amen to that!

    amen to that!
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    50/50 partnership. after awhile he decides he...

    50/50 partnership. after awhile he decides he doesn't need you. he has the money. he just contributes cash to the company which you must match. you can't match so quickly it becomes 99/01
    happened...
  11. Thread: Shop advertising

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    my long time experience and i have software that...

    my long time experience and i have software that tracks where customers come from and dollars spent:

    yellow pages: close to nothing. ad cost equaled sales revenue at best (who uses a phone book...
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    ain't that the truth

    ain't that the truth
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    yes. using cast iron filler rod and o/a. ...

    yes. using cast iron filler rod and o/a. bringing the heat down slowly then after it got close to room temperature you could hear the ping from across the room. loosened the bolts on my fixture...
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    had this actually have been cast iron the...

    had this actually have been cast iron the fixturing you showed would have guaranteed the weld cracking. cast iron needs to be fixtured loosely. i learned the hard way.
  15. a lot of my friends no longer drink either....

    a lot of my friends no longer drink either. they're all dead of course.
  16. sweets don't do at all well with beer!

    sweets don't do at all well with beer!
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    in which case it's still better not to hire him -...

    in which case it's still better not to hire him - just send him a check every week.
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    my ex wife worked as an accountant. she could...

    my ex wife worked as an accountant. she could count money very well. not putting it back got her fired
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    had air compressors my entire adult life and...

    had air compressors my entire adult life and never once thought about putting an hour meter on one. i guess i'll just leave it that way.
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    what i was thinking

    what i was thinking
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    bend radius vs strength

    forming 1/4" a36 into a channel. force will be on the web with the flanges supporting. question: will there be a noticeable/measurable strength difference in relation to the bend radius? googled but...
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    should be able to look up parts here and compare...

    should be able to look up parts here and compare

    Page not found - Transtar Industries
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    long time since i've seen one of those. ...

    long time since i've seen one of those.

    "hexagonally inverted steloid camsnapper"
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    a body shop next to a liquor store in a low rent...

    a body shop next to a liquor store in a low rent area has problem with vagrant drunks pissing though his fence or taking a dump there. he has cameras/motion sensors and train horns.
    YouTube
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    most power generators have an oil pressure switch...

    most power generators have an oil pressure switch which shuts the engine down w/no oil pressure. from experience with customer's generators filling around a quart over will shut it down also because...
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