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    6" no way, I bet 3" would be fine for a 36 ton...

    6" no way, I bet 3" would be fine for a 36 ton machine. My 230 ton Cincinnati requires 6".

    If you have no bending experience, it is a long lesson is joint design for the water jet and learning how...
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    I use mineral oil and a harbor freight paint...

    I use mineral oil and a harbor freight paint sprayer at 7 psi. Been doing it for 5 years now and it works great.

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    I am in NJ and I have 3, 2 20s and a 40. I keep a...

    I am in NJ and I have 3, 2 20s and a 40. I keep a dehumidifier in them. Works great for me.

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    My DoAll is like that, but mine swivels and if I...

    My DoAll is like that, but mine swivels and if I change the vise it takes 3 hours to get it back to dead straight. What I do is clamp a 45 degree cast square plate to the vise. I have the whole set...
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    I learned to always listen to advice from...

    I learned to always listen to advice from everyone. There are 100 tricks to everything and we have to learn them from someone or somewhere. Tricks aren't usually in a book or online.

    1 trick to...
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    Most owners on here have multiple pieces of...

    Most owners on here have multiple pieces of equipment over 50k. I have a cheaper plasma just for doing curves and such and I have contemplated a laser for over 5 years now. I have been reading laser...
  7. Even here in southern nj they still drive around...

    Even here in southern nj they still drive around to check meters. It's usually the 23rd of the month.

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    A job shop laser will never make money unless you...

    A job shop laser will never make money unless you are prototyping. I make a lot of individual items and I have been debating a laser purchase myself due to lead times, but when I can buy custom cut...
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    What about all your connections and rocker switch...

    What about all your connections and rocker switch in the foot pedal. They could heat up and not work properly. Faulty overloads, old breaker, faulty contactor?

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  10. Thread: Crazy welding

    by Bondo
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    Weld body panels... yeah right. All that stuff is...

    Weld body panels... yeah right. All that stuff is glued together with panel bond now.

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    I had a company that had a hydraulic filter...

    I had a company that had a hydraulic filter press. We had to put ice on the tank to cool the oil for it to build up to full pressure in the summer time. If we didnt keep ice on it, the pump would...
  12. That is perfect, I am going to start using that...

    That is perfect, I am going to start using that now. This explains perfectly why I dont do residential and small commercial work anymore.

    This is also why I do favors for people expecting that...
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    Bending clear plastic help

    I need to make a custom 5 sided box to close in a time clock. Going to put hinges on the top. I have never done any more then cut and drill plastics. Can you offer some advice on which plastics bend...
  14. I would say dont sign but explain that you helped...

    I would say dont sign but explain that you helped him just to be nice. I think it's stupid to say sign here so I can sue you for you helping me with my idea that sucked until you helped me.

    I have...
  15. Thread: Chinesium steel

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    I am seeing more and more stainless structural...

    I am seeing more and more stainless structural from overseas. Easiest way to tell is the weld seams on tubing. I'm use to good quality flat seams where Chinese crap has a 1/4" of extra material...
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    Also call cleveland punch and die and talk to...

    Also call cleveland punch and die and talk to them about the proper die clearances you should get to match your ironworker.

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    Wow, just wow. Sent from my SM-G960U using...

    Wow, just wow.

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  18. Stinger leg, you mean the high leg on a 230v set...

    Stinger leg, you mean the high leg on a 230v set up? If that's true, it's simple. Just connect it to the 1 leg that does not connect to the transformer.

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    Yes straight in, but if you measure on an angle....

    Yes straight in, but if you measure on an angle. A lot of them get smaller. Like my brake has 12 1/2" clearance straight back but only 8" if you went on a 45* angle.

    Just things to consider when...
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    As stated, you need a large bottom die opening....

    As stated, you need a large bottom die opening. Standard is 8x thickness.

    If you are bending a radius, most press brakes dont have that much depth at the cylinder frame area, to be able to bend...
  21. OT- diagnosing industrial machinery oil mystery

    We were working today on an industrial food processing machine to fix a hydraulic oil leak. After we got done, I seen some yellowish oil on the floor in the middle of the incline screw conveyor. It...
  22. As I go through bidspotter auctions at times,...

    As I go through bidspotter auctions at times, they normally put the good items to hit at around half way or more. This way it keeps people there. They normally put the accessories for the big...
  23. I have been looking for a glue for UHMW for many...

    I have been looking for a glue for UHMW for many years now. Locktite, 3M, epoxies, glue, nothing holds.

    I agree with a mechanical lock if you want strength.

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    It is not up to the mill, it will be up to your...

    It is not up to the mill, it will be up to your clamping devices and jigs that matters

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  25. What about staging a scene to scare people? ...

    What about staging a scene to scare people?

    Get signs for your "designated spots you choose". Then give a grace period by putting hand written letters on the windshields for 2 weeks. Then have a...
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