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Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 09:57 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
Yes, I mean solid er70-s6. Sorry, using slang I...

Yes, I mean solid er70-s6. Sorry, using slang I pick up from instructors.

I took the bumper in to class and we finished all the welding there. Yes, I ground/sanded all the welds down, but I...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
Doing bevels and perfect set ups for joints here...

Doing bevels and perfect set ups for joints here aren't the easiest option. I am working 3/16 plate that is pre bent and formed for my truck bumper. The plates leave about the right included angle,...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2015, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
I'd be curious on the reasoning as well since I...

I'd be curious on the reasoning as well since I have been eyeballing these things
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,645
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Posted By Stinky151
Correct procedure is great, except my school...

Correct procedure is great, except my school taught NOTHING on hard wire, and there are so many thumbs in the industry, and every one of them has their own rule. I guess I need to check the amps my...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
C/25, Groove created by joints in the plates. My...

C/25, Groove created by joints in the plates. My fab instructor thinks amps is the issue too. I will play more with it tomorrow and see how it works out
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
And for today's adventures... We have this ...

And for today's adventures... We have this

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/26/ea5aa66cc5fa443c532ac073d892a882.jpg

All tacked up into this...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 09:52 PM
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Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
Ask your WELDING questions here.

I have a small "metal man gear" cart. It's really not big enough for my machine and for sure not for two bottles . Need to sell it now. I built this cart with left overs from the table and other...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
Sailah, as requested, here is a close up of one...

Sailah, as requested, here is a close up of one of the holes on the table. The slots came out perfect.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/25/123ceddfde3c889bbede02f259b116b4.jpg

This is...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2015, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
If it's for a younger person, grind it before you...

If it's for a younger person, grind it before you give it to them. My 11 year old is learning along with me. I clean the nasty stuff off, then let him run with it.
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 09:09 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
Sailah, I will take pictures on Monday. Perfect...

Sailah, I will take pictures on Monday. Perfect round holes apparently aren't the tables strong point, but close enough I can clean them up easy with the mag drill. The slots came out perfect and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Stinky151
Sounds good. Look forward to hearing from you.

Sounds good. Look forward to hearing from you.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Stinky151
Hahaha!! I'm transplant myself, but the wife is a...

Hahaha!! I'm transplant myself, but the wife is a local. If I ever get my fabrication shop going you can come work for me on a visa, lol. Hopefully in the next year or two, it will become a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Stinky151
Well, the wife is the EA for the director of the...

Well, the wife is the EA for the director of the national forest, so I should be able to help out with that. We don't have tons of room now, but hopefully that will change soon. Bring the bikes,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Stinky151
Glad you made it. Sorry for the troubles. If...

Glad you made it. Sorry for the troubles. If your down this way again look me up!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Stinky151
Any whitefish area inmates heading to the border?

Hey, I am just a little south in Kalispell, do you have a place to stay? I can probably get you at least to eureka....I don't have a current passport so I can cross the border, but will do what I...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
Wish it was mine! But at least I have access to...

Wish it was mine! But at least I have access to it.
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
Ask your WELDING questions here.

HUGE thanks to sailah for his help....

Frame built
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/18/e116c9ee34f7f5d33e775f59ea54d70a.jpg

Sailah's handy work being cut out...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Stinky151
I can send a .dxf file for you. It's not perfect...

I can send a .dxf file for you. It's not perfect but I will outline the demensions for you too.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Stinky151
Get me your email and I will send the file I have...

Get me your email and I will send the file I have been working on. I have it basically done. I just need the slots to have a 1 1/4" opening on each end to match the miller x-clamp setup. And I...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 11:34 AM
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Posted By Stinky151
Any Google sketch up or other cad type pros out...

Any Google sketch up or other cad type pros out there who can help me finish up the drawings for my top? I have got it about 90% using sketch but it's my first time playing with any kind of CAD...
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2015, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
More of my TIG practice. Don't mind the crap...

More of my TIG practice. Don't mind the crap scrap metal the school has been making me use. Finally forced them to give me some clean metal to start.

Run with a 3/32 open root...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 09:24 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
Sweet. It is going to be a heck of a table, but...

Sweet. It is going to be a heck of a table, but I figured I am going to need a good table to work on anyway, since I am going to try and run my own business. It turned into a bit more than I...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 03:55 PM
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Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
Ask your WELDING questions here.

Finished top frame and lower shelf, now just need to put the uprights between them and pick up the plate for the top on Monday.

Top frame all welded up...
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,645
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Posted By Stinky151
Today in class--- makes me giggle a little. ...

Today in class--- makes me giggle a little.

This marks the start of a welding table to survive the apocalypse. The frame you see built will support the table top. The other cut pieces will the...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 07:26 AM
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Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
Ask your WELDING questions here.

Holy crap I wish someone would have bought me a welder. And I don't mean to sound rude or criticize parenting. You aren't being cheap. If he wants the bigger machine, tell him to go sweep the...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
I am on that page quite a bit lately. It's where...

I am on that page quite a bit lately. It's where I figured out I was going the wrong direction. Now, another question..... What series torch should I realistically look at? I don't know what ones...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
I have dinso 50 quick connect plugs, not regular...

I have dinso 50 quick connect plugs, not regular lugs.
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,645
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Posted By Stinky151
Next question!! So for my class, since I am the...

Next question!! So for my class, since I am the only one doing TIG (they could not believe I am already qualified on FCAW, even though their program director did my test) my instruction has been...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,645
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Posted By Stinky151
The way my fittings are I think it has to be a...

The way my fittings are I think it has to be a double line. I have to plug the torch directly to the gas valve/regulator As well as the machine
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
What are the odds anyone has a two line air...

What are the odds anyone has a two line air cooled TIG torch with a gas valve kicking around? I keep reading the one they sell for my machine is super bulky, not to mention a lot money for me right...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
Started learning TIG today, just on mild steel...

Started learning TIG today, just on mild steel and no filler rid yet. What a totally different process..... I like it, but definitely a more refined art than what I have learned so far. I really...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Stinky151
Miller/Hobart = same company, likely same machine...

Miller/Hobart = same company, likely same machine inside
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Stinky151
I still need to head over to penco..... Still no...

I still need to head over to penco..... Still no one in the flathead?
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
Welding any part as critical as a steering...

Welding any part as critical as a steering component, especially one that can have such catastrophic consequences, just isn't worth it. Not to mention, by the time you pay a professional welder, you...
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Stinky151
Not a bad day, after my first semester I just...

Not a bad day, after my first semester I just passed my AWS qualification for 3G and 4G on stick and flux core! Now to leant tig......
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
The connectors on them now are just quick...

The connectors on them now are just quick disconnects for the hose. I am still busy cleaning everything and haven't used them since I bought them. The brass and chrome is coming out amazing
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Stinky151
That's my plan

That's my plan
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Stinky151
So I picked up a torch outfit, including a "Q"...

So I picked up a torch outfit, including a "Q" oxygen tank, large acetylene tank, regulators, two handles, a dozen welding tips, and cutting tip and handle, for $250. Little bit of brass polish and...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
That's what I was afraid of :/ guess I will just...

That's what I was afraid of :/ guess I will just stay small and is a 120v plug until I get moved and can put a 240v drop I
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 638,460
Posted By Stinky151
Okay guys, have a question since I am still in my...

Okay guys, have a question since I am still in my education for welding. Bought myself a thermal arc 211i fabricator yesterday (great machine, screaming deal). It's a 3 process (mig,tig,stick) dual...
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