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    LOL! I can dig the beer cooler idea, but thats...

    LOL! I can dig the beer cooler idea, but thats what my mini fridge is for.:P I hope to finish what I started pretty soon.

    I have been busy with other project that don't include welding and trying...
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    Anyway, back on subject. I used a heavy piece of...

    Anyway, back on subject. I used a heavy piece of aluminum angle and some tinfoil to try and keep the argon on the weld. I was shooting for no bluing, but it didn't work out. I have the feeling that...
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    I don't even know how much my little tank holds....

    I don't even know how much my little tank holds. maybe .5 to .75 gal. I got it for free so I can't complain. I would think that its size isn't too important though.
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    Ding Ding Ding! We have a winner! :cool: ...

    Ding Ding Ding! We have a winner! :cool:

    Anyways, This was more of an excuse to do something with titanium than to make a potent oxidizer. I like having all my fingers accounted for. I also...
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    I know that the argon shielding wasn't quite good...

    I know that the argon shielding wasn't quite good enough. I wish I had like a 2 inch diameter cup for stuff like this.

    In this case, the hydrogen is getting vented off and not used. Im using...
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    Same Idea, but it will be satisfying my inner...

    Same Idea, but it will be satisfying my inner pyro instead!
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    Welding grade 2 titanium

    I made myself a couple of titanium anodes today by welding a piece of 1/4" round titanium rod to a titanium mesh thats coated in a titanium oxide, iridium oxide, and ruthenium oxide. This one was the...
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    My first idea was to use a diaphram pump like...

    My first idea was to use a diaphram pump like that, but I was concerned about how long it would last running hours at a time. Also, It ended up being the same price to buy the pump and motor I got. I...
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    Homemade Tig water cooler

    I finally have everything together to start my water cooler project. I made the mistake of ordering an electric motor off of ebay that was shipped from somewhere in Alaska. It took a month to get...
  10. Im back! count me in at 239 posts. I have a few...

    Im back! count me in at 239 posts. I have a few interesting things coming up. Stay tuned!
  11. @ Rodsmachineshop: Thats a good point. I might...

    @ Rodsmachineshop: Thats a good point. I might just use some CLR to flush it out. I have flushed it with water both ways though. I might even get an in-line filter to put right before the torch if I...
  12. Its definitely different. Trying to make aluminum...

    Its definitely different. Trying to make aluminum beads with just up/down slope really helped me learn how to control the heat with just speed and the filler rod. Now I'm trying to get a custom to...
  13. pedal issue is fixed!!! now Im really a tigging!!!

    Hi all! I just got the replacement CD4053 chip and all is great! I was getting tired of using the torch switch although it was good practice. Thanks Ray and Oleg for the help! :):)


    On another...
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    Some times I wonder about my self.:O No problem...

    Some times I wonder about my self.:O No problem on the pictures. I'm just glad its not a major issue.
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    It looks like it was infamous CD4053. It wasnt...

    It looks like it was infamous CD4053. It wasnt updated for it. Thanks for the help. Someone called me last night and diagnosed the issue, but I dont remember his name. sorry.:( I appreciate:) the...
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    Thanks paul. I'm quiet comfortable working around...

    Thanks paul. I'm quiet comfortable working around high voltage. I've worked on live 480 3-phase circuits before and have an interest in high voltage in general. I think I'm going to have a little...
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    from what I found, the pedal seems to be working...

    from what I found, the pedal seems to be working normally. The switch is between pins 1 and 2. I get OL when the pedal is resting and .6 ohms when its depressed.

    In regards to the pot with the...
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    Just got my lx225, foot pedal issues.

    Whats up everyone? I just got my lx225 back after being fixed/replaced. It works as it should, except for the foot pedal. It starts the high frequency and opens the gas valve, but doesn't adjust the...
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    Rust free jeep frames are pretty much impossible...

    Rust free jeep frames are pretty much impossible to find around here. Everything rusts around here. They sell for top dollar about anywhere in the rust belt.
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    93 jeep wranger- A Rusty Heap of Fun!

    Here is what I've been messing with for the past month or so. Its my buddy's 1993 jeep wrangler with a 2.5L and an automatic trans. He bought it a couple of years ago for a few hundred bucks and a...
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    I too use propane with my victor torch. I haven't...

    I too use propane with my victor torch. I haven't used either gas enough to figure out which one is cheaper or cuts quicker, but I do like the fact that propane is cheaper and much easier to get if...
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    I could just run 5p 6010s on my hobart stickmate....

    I could just run 5p 6010s on my hobart stickmate. you had to hold a tight arc cause it would go out as soon as you long arced it. my thermal arc inverter will run 6010s all day though. I can long arc...
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    I'm guessing its related to the fact that E6010s...

    I'm guessing its related to the fact that E6010s run a couple volts higher when its being burned. Maybe someone else can chime in on this.
  24. The motor is mounted to the frame. I had a solid...

    The motor is mounted to the frame. I had a solid axle before and was able to drive around my dad's yard. It was pretty quick for how heavy it is. I am really tempted to scrap the current frame and...
  25. Honestly, I really haven' done anything yet. Ill...

    Honestly, I really haven' done anything yet. Ill post some pictures later of the cluster I got my self into with a 93 jeep wrangler. Than darn jeep has kept me busy.
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