jeremy k

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    welder, fabricator, blacksmith

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  1. It appears that they were placing the dogs in the same spots as before - so can I assume that after servicing/inspecting the chimney they remove the dogs on the way down and also fill in the holes with mortar ? I can see the removal to keep kids from climbing the chimney. Interesting subject no less.
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    DFPROF2 + 1D 2 no reading on regulator

    Have you set the regulator?
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    Drilled (no crayon) ribbon burner

    Cement or castable refractory?
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    Working on a 9ft X 15ft US flag for a local town ( 4th of July celebration), will be lit with led rope lights, star panel is back lit w/ led rope on back side of star cut outs and reflects off back sheet 4" away, you can see star details even at 200 + ft away at night. I should have whole flag lit after dark tonight. Working on welding the rest of the spacers etc today.
  5. Gas may be your best bet due to the chimney issues?
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    Pig roasting spit

    The one I had had a 1" Stainless steel solid bar for holding pigs.
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    New forum index.. "Shears"..

    Why not have a shear section just for the shear fun of it. People cannot use a section in the forums if its not there.
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    Leg vice help

    I'd say both are bent - easy fix with a little heat. I have repaired a few of mine by doing this (heating the eyes and bending back to where they should be), they all are still working fine.
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    Rest in Peace, Larry Langdon

    Sorry to hear that this is true, the times I talked with him on the phone, he was very friendly and helpful.
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    Rest in Peace, Larry Langdon

    I haven't been able to find the obituary - is it the Larry that had Monster Metal for sure?
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    Counterfeit Yellin Ironware

    Even then - Yellin may have not actually done the forging - as his workers most likely did to his drawings - lots of leeway there on authenticating in my eyes. I could reproduce many things that look like originals if I wanted to.
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    Swage Block Stand Design

    Somewhere I believe I have printed out pics of a few different views of the factory made ( saw it originally on a European blacksmithing supply site I believe) adjustable stand in my pile of blacksmithing related pictures (cant seem to find any other views on the net lately) - as I wanted to build on like that for a long time for a large swage block I have - like yours is a bear to man handle. It does essentially all that your stand does.
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    Swage Block Stand Design

    Nice - looks very similar to a European stand I've seen before - I'll have to make a stand similar to that for my 15" x 15" x 4"
  14. What are you looking for that is not in the owners manual?
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    How to repair a fisher vise screw

    Clamp it in a piece of heavy angle iron, lining up threads as close as you can - then grind out the accessible area - weld, then turn over and do the same for the other side, this will be the best way to get the threads aligned and stay aligned during welding - you may have to tweek it a touch to straighten after all welding is done, but it shouldn't be much. Then touch up the threads with an angle grinder with a cut off wheel to get into the threads/ or file etc.