bubba682

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About bubba682

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    Cape Breton Island NS Canada
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    Forgin ,huntin,drinkin,etc,etc

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  1. Were payin 25% more xxxxxx xx xxxxxx xxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx xxxx xxxxxxx goin in today to get some stock before she goes thru the roof...
  2. HANS i gotta say i like that forge its makin me think on which way of building a coal forge.I was thinkin of building a fair size stationary forge but the size you built would give me alot of options of workin inside and out of the shop anyway i got a couple of weeks left in the house renos then i'll decide...
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    I like that blade profile JHCC did ya do it by stock removal or hammered it out..
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    Nice work 58er how many hours...
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    There nice lookin hardies Hans im goin to check out a machine shop here and see if i some chrome or stainless end cuts cause your idea will save alot of time and money [plus make some nice tools..
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    I use 309 alot on the exotic metals in my shop it saves on pre heat and post heat as long as its not a critical weld its also great on piston rams on backhoes and boats ,etc for repairs. I used it on the anvil and ram dies on my power hammer when i cut and welded the rail track to mild steel plates.
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    The scalers are nice but we never get them on new construction last time i used one was 17 yrs ago at BW's boiler shop in Cambridge Ont.And when it comes to slag and xrays ya can never be to clean lol...
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    I don't use the cups they are dangerous i use the wheel i don't like the handbrush when i'm doin xray work cause it don't clean the slag off as good as a wire wheel plus the wheel is faster.
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    The best way to get rid of slag and alot of your splatter is to put a wire wheel on the angle grinder make sure ya got double eye protection glasses and a face sheild and if anybody is workin around ya put up a curtain incase some wire or slag shoots off.
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    Tips for plasma cutter

    Thats a stand off tip ya posted goose as long as ya dont arc them out against the material they cut fine.
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    Nice and clean Hans its hard to see from photo but it looks like one pass .
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    Tips for plasma cutter

    I use a standoff with a guide on mine and i think the drag tip has the guide built into it to maintain about a 1/8 gap from the material.Ask the guy sellin them he'd have the parts book there to tell ya the differance.The differance is prob price off the top of my head ,mine came with gouging tips as well.
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    Nice work Hans im lookin to build a coal forge soon for the shop since the new mine here has great coal for smithn.
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    Rusty hammer build along

    Runs good how much does the hammer weigh.
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    What did you do in the shop today?

    The Lambretta brings back memories of Germany and Denmark and the cafe's havin a beer watchin the bikes go by....