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  1. All in 1 transformer advise requested 480v to 240v transformer and reversing

    I am in need of specific advise for purchasing a transformer. I have talked to local electricians and I dont get any responses because im assuming companies dont want to do odd things.

    What I...
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    480 to 240 transformer and reversing

    I am in need of specific advise for purchasing a transformer. I have talked to local electricians and I dont get any responses because im assuming companies dont want to do odd things.

    What I...
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    I rarely tig weld steel. I mostly weld stainless...

    I rarely tig weld steel. I mostly weld stainless and aluminum.

    Here is an example for you.

    If your welding 1" sq tube T connection (2 pieces in a L configuration) and you fusion weld the...
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    I build a lot for the industrial food industry....

    I build a lot for the industrial food industry. From conveyors to tables to custom machinery. What I have found is that strength isn't always required. For example, if I'm building a small frame that...
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    Muriatic acid is just diluted hydrochloric acid....

    Muriatic acid is just diluted hydrochloric acid. 50/50. If you leave muriatic acid on the concrete too long, it can eat the concrete as well and make it tougher then the rest of the area.

    Sent...
  6. I had a 8" cylinder rebuilt for my press brake...

    I had a 8" cylinder rebuilt for my press brake rebuilt in 24 hours. I had the seal kit already (150$).

    They came and removed the cylinder with our assistance. Rebuilt it and came back next day and...
  7. I have seen somewhere online where they put the...

    I have seen somewhere online where they put the ac outside, pipe the inlet inside the shop and build a shed around it with sound absorbing insulation.

    How well it worked out in the long run, I...
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    All I see is everyone suing everyone for...

    All I see is everyone suing everyone for everything. I dont understand why we can sue for beer not being labeled (I seen that the establishment can have it listed on the door) but we can't sue for...
  9. 20% bigger sounds good, but is it designed 20%...

    20% bigger sounds good, but is it designed 20% better for you. Meaning is it an efficient design for you.

    If it has been sitting for a couple years, it's very negotiable in my opinion. That's 2...
  10. Thread: Safety First

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    Besides what was already stated before, no one...

    Besides what was already stated before, no one mentioned the swivel chair damage.

    The angle of the bend means it was angled to begin with so that thing was flying.

    How much would a tool like...
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    Does someone go up in a crane basket to release...

    Does someone go up in a crane basket to release the tag lines?

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    That's some big main cylinders on that thing. ...

    That's some big main cylinders on that thing.

    I always wanted to travel doing windmill inspections.

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    I like nemesis. I buy the smoke and clear. Very...

    I like nemesis. I buy the smoke and clear. Very comfortable and good price

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    This sounds exactly why my insurance company dont...

    This sounds exactly why my insurance company dont insure wrought iron railing installations. It comes down to who is at fault. If the home owner buys a POS railing from home depot, you install it,...
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    Seems your clutch isn't automatically...

    Seems your clutch isn't automatically re-engaging. Does it start to cut when you turn the machine off and on again? Is it a air/electric/mechanical mechanism?

    I have a wysong shear and they have...
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    I ran a 10' manual apron brake but we only did up...

    I ran a 10' manual apron brake but we only did up to 060 alum. As a scrawny 120# kid, I couldn't do it by myself.

    Yes, a 12 ga machine will be able to do 1/8" alum bit it depends on proper set up...
  17. That's the 1 thing that I hate about relying on...

    That's the 1 thing that I hate about relying on someone else to deliver a machine. You pay for everything up front and then they want more money from you for some reason. It holds your money and...
  18. I have a customer that has Metlsaws and they are...

    I have a customer that has Metlsaws and they are 50 hp motors with up to 32" saw blades on them. They are connected using a V tooth belt. It provides maximum grip under heavy applications so yes the...
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    If I'm cutting a lot, I try to slide a piece of...

    If I'm cutting a lot, I try to slide a piece of square tube over it to hold the pieces from rotating when moving between cuts.

    If your cutting more then 2 pieces, welding is the only real option....
  20. I have a short temper at times, but I also screw...

    I have a short temper at times, but I also screw up myself. Getting pist off at someone who dropped a grinder is stupid. So the foreman has never dropped a tool? Shit, I have had days where I have to...
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    I use gmail on my phone and I keep different...

    I use gmail on my phone and I keep different lists stored as drafts so I can continuously edit it.

    I have one for

    Material/Things to purchase
    Tools to purchase
    Job list
    I have about 20...
  22. 1.66 is 1 1/4" pipe elbows. Sch 40 should be a...

    1.66 is 1 1/4" pipe elbows. Sch 40 should be a little larger then 1 1/4 on the ID. So it seems you have a roughly sch 20 pipe elbow.

    Just go to any supplier and get 1 1/4" elbows

    Sent from my...
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    It's like a full coat but nothing from your...

    It's like a full coat but nothing from your nipples down. You can button on a front apron. Great in the summer time

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    When I was at votech, I did everything to keep...

    When I was at votech, I did everything to keep my set of shoulder leathers clean because it has the school logo embroidered into it. I still have them since only people from the school will ever...
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    That's true, I just made a reference to a...

    That's true, I just made a reference to a baseball because it is a very common item, but if your building a specialty item, say a turbo for a sports car, people want quality over price. There are a...
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