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  1. Don't just wait till you buy, hang out on the...

    Don't just wait till you buy, hang out on the forum, tons to pick up before you ever pick up a torch. Check out Jody's sites weldingtipsandtricks.com and welding-tv.com Can't say enough about the...
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    All I really know about them (and why I'm asking...

    All I really know about them (and why I'm asking :) ) is what I've read here and on the main site. They all have notes about recommending the 81, so I assumed that was the preferred torch. If the...
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    But of course :) The new 60S does come with the...

    But of course :) The new 60S does come with the Trafimet 81, right? Consumables will be ordered online, the local shop believes all things welding are made from gold and plated in platinum...
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    Thanks guys, so I'm on to the PP series, wasn't...

    Thanks guys, so I'm on to the PP series, wasn't sure about the supercut but figured worth asking because of the big price difference.

    As for CNC, down the road, yes, but I'll most likely buy...
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    Indeed Mike, been rough for a couple years, got...

    Indeed Mike, been rough for a couple years, got real rough recently, this is the light at the end of the tunnel and it was great to find out it wasn't a train :) Still looking at a move, but we're...
  6. Dennis, sorry about whatever happened to the...

    Dennis, sorry about whatever happened to the call, I'll blame the carrier (AT&T can be a pain). Was good chatting with you. One thing I forgot to mention when I was talking about the torches, the 9...
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    Where I'm at now, that would put me in charge of...

    Where I'm at now, that would put me in charge of the company by the middle of next month. :) I've seen that job, I don't want that job...
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    Yeah, what he asked... the specs on the main site...

    Yeah, what he asked... the specs on the main site all look the same as when I looked a while back. Is there a new spec sheet?



    Indeed! Great way to end the week for sure.
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    Plasma in my future... near future now!

    Thanks to a great chat I had with my boss Friday, during the course of which he offered me a promotion and nice fat raise, I'm moving up my timeline on some projects. Acquiring a plasma cutter was...
  10. As a happy customer, I can say these guys are...

    As a happy customer, I can say these guys are great, and solid. Can't really base a decision on a product's quality on a used item with unknown history... if the owner screwed something up enough to...
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    Without pictures... didn't happen :) Post em up,...

    Without pictures... didn't happen :) Post em up, let's see it!
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    Indeed. I was originally worried I'd miss...

    Indeed. I was originally worried I'd miss something for not going with the 250EX or 225LX, but I've yet to run it to max capacity, and I haven't found myself looking for any of the 'missing'...
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    Pulse... one of those things you'll almost never...

    Pulse... one of those things you'll almost never use, until it makes a job so much easier. I was patching a Y pipe for a Peterbilt exhaust last night. Old one had rusted through in a number of...
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    Ok, been a while stalled out, finally got another...

    Ok, been a while stalled out, finally got another bottle for the MIG and some time to work on my own projects. I decided to wrap up the cart. First order was to decide how to mount the wheels. I...
  15. Choose a possible maximum 5 of 7 categories....

    Choose a possible maximum 5 of 7 categories. Social media is #8, is why I thought it counted in addition to the max 5... perhaps Oleg, Mike or Mark could clarify. At that though, it'd still only...
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    In BRASS fittings? They were brass, looked like...

    In BRASS fittings? They were brass, looked like it, cut like it, etc.
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    TIG success... and failure...

    It's been an interesting few days at my shop. Had a bracket to repair (cracked) that I was told was steel that they had cleaned up... turns out it was stainless, welded up nice with ER70 till I saw...
  18. Well... that's part of the problem, looking at...

    Well... that's part of the problem, looking at what I have on hand and what I can get my hands on easily. I'm planning, and y'all call me crazy, to design it where it can pivot, compound horizontal...
  19. I was hoping to start on it this weekend, took a...

    I was hoping to start on it this weekend, took a day off to work on some things, spent half the day looking into Boss Hoss electrical problems, now looks like my Saturday is spent on it as well...
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  20. Thanks Sportbike... yeah, my totals are in post...

    Thanks Sportbike... yeah, my totals are in post #82, hit 7 entries.
  21. Cool, came through fine, I see what you've done,...

    Cool, came through fine, I see what you've done, don't mind if I adapt your concept, do you? :) I've been planning a stand like this, as well as a horizontal table conversion. I'll let you know...
  22. That's awesome! I've been sitting here for the...

    That's awesome! I've been sitting here for the last three weeks trying to come up with a design (remember my rebuild of a similar Milwaukee?) Could I trouble you for a snap or two of the lower...
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    Clean them well... the oil coating the blades...

    Clean them well... the oil coating the blades infuriated me, couldn't feel it, couldn't see it till it made sparks and stink, but once I started rinsing in acetone, got much easier. I use 1/16 1.5%...
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    Dunno man, if welding through the summer in shops...

    Dunno man, if welding through the summer in shops in the south has taught me anything all you need is a bit of moisture and you'll get a good, solid ground REALLY fast... I'm not quite as fuzzy as a...
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    70 amps? How thick is the base metal? I was...

    70 amps? How thick is the base metal?

    I was thinking of running some more blades this weekend, I like to play with them every couple weeks. Believe it or not, I find it a really good exercise...
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