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by redneckalbertan
Sun Aug 14, 2016 11:15 pm
Forum: The Photo Album
Topic: Patio's projects
Replies: 418
Views: 76101

Re: Patio's projects

How was Banff?
by redneckalbertan
Tue Aug 02, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: Welding
Topic: Would You Buy Used Tanks?
Replies: 48
Views: 14019

Re: Would You Buy Used Tanks?

I don't know what prices are like down there, but comparing those prices to up here, I think you did good. Last time I enquired about the purchase of bottles up they were around $600 for a 300 (T at Linde), plus the fill.
by redneckalbertan
Sun Apr 03, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: Making a sharps barrel in my lathe.
Replies: 163
Views: 28491

Re: Making a sharps barrel in my lathe.

I have enjoyed following the threads on the building of this fine firearm. She looks great! I'm looking forward to hearing how she shots.
by redneckalbertan
Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Ways
Replies: 32
Views: 4622

Re: Ways

Along those lines I think there is about to be a lot of information lost with older gentleman dieing off. Those who farmed with horses are on the decline, those who worked with manual machines, again in a similar category. Mechanics don't exist any more, they have been replaced by part replacement t...
by redneckalbertan
Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: 3-in-1 Metalworking Machines
Topic: New & purchasing decision
Replies: 6
Views: 3001

Re: New & purchasing decision

Welcome to the board! I would encourage you to add your location to your profile. If another members sees that you are local to them they may be willing to help out with more than just advice on the board here! Not looking for your street address, but city state our a general whereabouts is nice. To...
by redneckalbertan
Sun Mar 20, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Semi Trailer Tires
Replies: 15
Views: 3840

Re: Semi Trailer Tires

A common Trailer tires is: 295/75R 22.5

It would stand roughly 40" tall. Or 5" in 1.5" scale.
by redneckalbertan
Thu Mar 10, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Semi Trailer Tires
Replies: 15
Views: 3840

Re: Semi Trailer Tires

I was thinking about casting some in urethane that are exact scale reproductions of an Alcoa 22.5" wheel and tire for a while now. Is there enough interest in these? In my "other life" before retirement, I was a Die Sinker and used to make the forging dies for the forged aluminum truck wheels for A...
by redneckalbertan
Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Chart for threading with compound set at 29 or 29.5 degrees
Replies: 28
Views: 4057

Re: Chart for threading with compound set at 29 or 29.5 degr

Yeah, I wouldn't dare show one of my go/no-go thread gages after that specimen showed up. I mean, uh, mine all look like that... yeah.. that's the ticket... I would prove it but, uh, I can't find my camera... 8) :D Yeah....I heard that BadDog...... I looked for a pic or two....and couldn't find one...
by redneckalbertan
Sun Feb 21, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the 2.5" Scale Shay
Replies: 717
Views: 96623

Re: Building the 2.5" Scale Shay

Don't know where you've tried looking, these places look to be manufacturing companies. They may have drops they would be willing to sell... http://www.thomasnet.com/nsearch.html?cov=GA&which=prod&what=ASME+Code+Pressure+Vessels&heading=91721100&navsec=modify&act=C%2CM http://www.thomasnet.com/nsear...
by redneckalbertan
Sun Feb 21, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building my 1.5" scale Clishay as a beginner
Replies: 199
Views: 39299

Re: Building my 1.5" scale Clishay as a beginner

Just a thought, would you want to plumb one burner, perhaps the center one, to a separate gas supply to act as a pilot light? That way you could shut off all the others and let the boiler "simmer" on a long down grade or at the station and them easily turn up the heat as you pull away or encounter ...
by redneckalbertan
Thu Feb 18, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: Welding
Topic: Power Mig 300 Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 2769

Re: Power Mig 300 Questions

Talking about arc transfer types, it depends on what you are welding. If it is light sheetmetal, likely spray is not to be used, short circuit would be your choice. A person can lay huge weldments in a hurry with a good metal core wire with spray transfer, and one doesn't have to worry all that much...
by redneckalbertan
Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: Welding
Topic: Power Mig 300 Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 2769

Re: Power Mig 300 Questions

I can't really help you with that one, with the information given. Your area, condition of the machine, what it's life has been will all be factors. The owners perceived value can have more influence on the price than other factors and at times be very unrealistic. Compare other machines in your are...