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    Today, 12:06 PM
    These tests were all for construction projects in the local Navy shipyards. The Navy did not do the testing, they sent us to a testing facility in...
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    Today, 11:57 AM
    Most likely you will never be in this situation. I've taken several welding tests, that when I walked into the testing booth. Duct tape was over...
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    Today, 05:46 AM
    That is only a short term fix. A guy is better off learning how to read the puddle. And learn how to anticipate what the puddle is going to do, so...
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    Yesterday, 08:01 PM
    Not bad at all! Like you said, need to hold the outside edges just a little longer, to get more fill.
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    Yesterday, 09:30 AM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Need a few tig tips in Welding
    Here is a picture of open root welding with 6010. But it is a good picture of a key hole.
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    Yesterday, 09:14 AM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Need a few tig tips in Welding
    Because you are cooking the plate. Too much heat, or too slow of travel speed. Try a 37-degree bevel. 3/32-inch gap, and use 1/8-inch filler rod....
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    Yesterday, 09:01 AM
    You are already there!:thumbsup::thumbsup: Sure that weld could wet out a little more. Turning up the AMPs would help. Or if you had arc force,...
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    Yesterday, 05:45 AM
    Just a little side to side motion. Pausing on the sides until the puddle fills. I think that weld was done with the PowerArc 300. Hey I get lucky...
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    08-29-2016, 09:43 PM
    Now you are ready for vertical up hill with 7018!;)
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    08-29-2016, 09:25 PM
    Man oh man have you improved!:thumbsup: Or is it the new welder?:D Nothing in the world wrong with that weld!:cool:
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    08-29-2016, 09:14 PM
    I think you could drop those welders out of an airplane, and they would still work:laughing:. This one is almost 40-years old, and still welds like...
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    08-29-2016, 09:52 AM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Plasma cutter in Welding
    A lot of people cut over a water tank. Really helps with the dust.
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    08-27-2016, 07:09 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Need a few tig tips in Welding
    Just set there with the power on, the key hole will appear. A lot of it has to do with torch angle. You'll have to play with that to see what angle...
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    08-27-2016, 01:13 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Need a few tig tips in Welding
    Couple thoughts: How are you sharpening your tungsten? For open root welding I like a real long taper. Are you walking the cup? If so I bevel the...
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    08-27-2016, 10:31 AM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Helpful neighbor! in Rural Living
    Thall303 I don't know you, and you don't know me. Members here Furu, and dragoneggs have been to my place, and looked me right in the eye. I think...
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    08-27-2016, 07:19 AM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Need a few tig tips in Welding
    I don't use a land at all for Tig welding open root. I do for SMAW. When dipping the filler rod wait until you see the key hole before dipping the...
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    08-27-2016, 06:32 AM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Need a few tig tips in Welding
    Do you use the lay wire technique, or dip the filler rod? I like 37 1/2 degree bevels. 3/32-inch gap, and use 1/8-inch filler rod. I run around 90...
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    08-25-2016, 07:05 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Plasma cutter in Welding
    If you do a lot of cutting, or painting. A cooler, after cooler, and a Motor Guard filter system are very good things to add to your shop.
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    08-23-2016, 08:43 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Lincoln vs Miller in Welding
    Not at my house! :laughing:
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    08-22-2016, 05:43 AM
    No. Believe it or not his name is Kirk Blow. The best welder I have ever worked around. He could Tig weld faster than I could stick weld.:shocked:
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    08-22-2016, 05:36 AM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Lincoln vs Miller in Welding
    Both Lincoln, and Miller make great welders! What I do is look at each model, and the options that come with that model. Then I make my decision on...
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    08-19-2016, 12:07 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Helpful neighbor! in Rural Living
    My wife just finished up her parent's will. She is the executive. She had to sell off a lot of rental homes. One of the homes her parents carried the...
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    08-19-2016, 06:34 AM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Helpful neighbor! in Rural Living
    Exactly! My last attorney (now a judge) was $300.00 an hour.
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    08-18-2016, 07:47 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Helpful neighbor! in Rural Living
    Few years ago a judge told the neighbor lady to pay court cost first. $900.00 I really don't know. I have no idea how the courts are going...
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    08-18-2016, 07:12 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Helpful neighbor! in Rural Living
    How can it be a civil matter?:confused2::confused2: She trespassed onto my property, and then destroyed my property. If that's not criminal, I don't...
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    08-18-2016, 07:01 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Helpful neighbor! in Rural Living
    The deputy prosecutor told me there is no way a judge will put her in jail for this. I think she is 69 or 70 years old.
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    08-18-2016, 06:41 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Helpful neighbor! in Rural Living
    But it has been a little over 3-years, I wonder what the statute of limitations are in Kitsap county / Washington state? Washington Statutes of...
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    08-18-2016, 06:14 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Helpful neighbor! in Rural Living
    As I said in post number 685. I don't have a lawyer. The governor made our lawyer a judge. Then later transferred him to Eastern Washington. I was...
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    08-18-2016, 05:19 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Helpful neighbor! in Rural Living
    The last time I was in court. I was talking to the deputy prosecutor. I ask him if I was going to live long enough to ever get my money. He replied...
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    08-18-2016, 02:01 PM
    Shield Arc replied to a thread Helpful neighbor! in Rural Living
    Trust me Kid, it is all I can do to keep my mouth shut in court. I worked on the water front all my life. I have no problem taking matters into my...
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Figuring the picking points of jelly donuts.
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Unemployed, no marketable skills, LOL!!
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John Deere, 4200
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Grapple, brush hog, ripper, landscape rake, back blade, chipper, back hoe, 7 foot long boom, chain harrow, fork attachment.
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10-acres
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Miller Dynasty 300.
Lincoln V350-Pro w/pulse.
Lincoln LF-72 wire feeder.
Lincoln SG Spool gun.

2 Lincoln LN-25.
1937 IdealArc-300.
Everlast PowerArc 200ST.
3 Lincoln SA-200s.
Vantage 400
1800 Ellis saw.
Hypertherm Powermax 1250, CNC table.
PROFAX Welding Positioner.
JD2 model 3.

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