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  1. Thread: CNC Plasma

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    insert insert

    insert <old man yelling at sky>
    insert <banging head wall>
  2. We build a few trailers here, mostly big, and...

    We build a few trailers here, mostly big, and more for each bossman boat trailers than should be allowed. AL has a tendency to have a low life span with metal fatigue, aka work hardening with road...
  3. Thread: CNC Plasma

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    you can get creative programing a plasma to take...

    you can get creative programing a plasma to take advantage of bevel cutting backwards, but 99.99999 time it is just a dxf or dstv import. You set parameters on the machine for holes (or to use/not...
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    I will outbid you, 100$ of maple bacon donuts,...

    I will outbid you, 100$ of maple bacon donuts, including shipping.
    Nice score.
  5. 1 1/4 pipe forges to 1 1/4 square with small...

    1 1/4 pipe forges to 1 1/4 square with small radius edges. Not all pipe sizes do this 1 to 1 relationship. even the thinnest schedule is .06 I think. Maybe conduit? or, just buy square tube, at...
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    That is why I go to the valve and fitting store a...

    That is why I go to the valve and fitting store a little further from work, the donuts and coffee. hot dogs sound fancy pants.
    St Louis makes the bolts, it is neat to see the old head forging...
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    I along with many here romance about building...

    I along with many here romance about building machines, and likely have designed a few-built a few more. Like fciron complexity happens real fast if starting with proper materials, add in found...
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    Our 5 hp (vertical with 'unlitmited feed force'...

    Our 5 hp (vertical with 'unlitmited feed force' with 1 1/4) does 8" at 3 ipm, going up to 10" it struggles at 1+ ipm. the big h+m with 15 you notice at 18" a reduction in blade speed - after that...
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    a s_ur_line lathe can do small stainless and...

    a s_ur_line lathe can do small stainless and exoctics without chatter, jewelers/watch makers do it everyday. A 3/8 flat bar has mass of next to zero. Using a beam could work, if you engineer were...
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    I guess from here it is high zinc pot metal aka...

    I guess from here it is high zinc pot metal aka Gatlinburg horse metal. Nothing sticks to it-even lead is repulsed by the little black ooze that will come out when warmed. best bet is to drill and...
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    NG120ABS Semi-Auto Mitering Bandsaw, HEM Saw,...

    NG120ABS Semi-Auto Mitering Bandsaw, HEM Saw, Femi smaller foot print, more saw. (loud tho, really loud)
  12. fish on, I smell it, still have not made call. ...

    fish on, I smell it, still have not made call. odd that ask for recommendations, and has friend with tommy later in post. I had never heard of them either. I guess they wont be at fabtech selling...
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    what is a lot? what grades and sizes? Active...

    what is a lot? what grades and sizes? Active Bolt & Screw Co. | Home for small orders <500#, About Us - St. Louis Screw & BoltSt. Louis Screw & Bolt for bigger orders. Neither are discount seconds...
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    the two mission critical points on a saw are...

    the two mission critical points on a saw are guides and vice- that saw has neither.
    An good abrasive saw with coolant is a better option than a poor scissor saw.
    A single horse is not enough for...
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    it has a 20% off coupon.

    it has a 20% off coupon.
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    The learning curve in switching cad is not...

    The learning curve in switching cad is not instant, Autodesk owns the construction industry. Solidworks is far distant second. We are all locked into software of various companies, just most do not...
  17. band saw, cut thru with the speed and feed for...

    band saw, cut thru with the speed and feed for the rail material. low speed, big feed. An abrasive even with coolant has chance for fire on the wheel (thermite).
  18. ok, I bit, didn't see anything dramatic in...

    ok, I bit, didn't see anything dramatic in search. the website is glorious time machine of the post fuzzy gif on white background era.
  19. I think you need to narrow fabrication business...

    I think you need to narrow fabrication business definition if just starting to tool up. brakes are awesome, and take floor space and a really good operator. If you are doing sheet and light plate...
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    I was taught and learned steel is free in the...

    I was taught and learned steel is free in the gourmet world of making; now in big steel 10% on material cost is job gone sideways. I am still just wrapping my head around how little margins are in...
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    that is why the frames are adjustable, to use the...

    that is why the frames are adjustable, to use the nibs of blades. You know we can not waste a perfectly good inch of blade.
  22. correct, my brain is on work work. one big wire...

    correct, my brain is on work work. one big wire (lead), one multi-wire (control and dc power), one hose. The control pinout I think is ops question. 3 wires in control chord would be a b g wires...
  23. three wires, or three chords? you should have...

    three wires, or three chords? you should have weld lead + and minus- big thick chords and an ampernal connector with pins on third chord. I am not sure if it is a true ampernal brand connector, but...
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    Is the design detailed or build conveyor about...

    Is the design detailed or build conveyor about 20' long with rolls 6" oc- failing to have legs or height? Detailed means every screw, every part is drawn fully.
  25. miller forum has the pin out and plugs needed for...

    miller forum has the pin out and plugs needed for to Lincoln option. Esabs run a contactor different than others which might cause some weird burn back issues, like esab stock-only more ...
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