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by fonzy
Fri May 10, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Mystery Knob on Logan Lathe tailstock
Replies: 11
Views: 4903

Re: Mystery Knob on Logan Lathe tailstock

I just made some tooling for my Logan 10" lathe, cut a few videos on it at:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI22t7 ... subscriber

please like, comment and susbscibe to my channel, thanks. Fonzy
by fonzy
Fri May 10, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Welding
Topic: Welding Positioner
Replies: 5
Views: 2395

Re: Welding Positioner

Cool build. I just retired and recently posted a few videos on YouTube. This one has a turntable I built from a junk 7" grinder, and a foot operated one. Can be seen at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4je9lowQj4

Please like, comment, and subscribe to my channel. Al
by fonzy
Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Favorite Places to Shop In Your Area
Topic: HGR industrial surplus. Euclid Ohio
Replies: 18
Views: 18893

Re: HGR industrial surplus. Euclid Ohio

HGR is just 12 min. East of my home...When I go there it is in my Van [min] or our Co.'s 24' stake bed truck [max]
by fonzy
Thu May 26, 2011 4:37 am
Forum: Welding
Topic: Help welding flanges on a pipe.
Replies: 20
Views: 7264

Re: Help welding flanges on a pipe.

CraigS
NICE JOB!...Your 7018 weld looks good! What filler rod did you use for the top TIG weld? i.e. 309/312 SS?
by fonzy
Sat May 14, 2011 5:21 am
Forum: Welding
Topic: Scored On Some AC 7018 Rods (Long Story)
Replies: 8
Views: 5201

Re: Scored On Some AC 7018 Rods (Long Story)

Awake, It looks like pushing, but it was about square to the work, I was having trouble with spatter, at first,[too high amps for the small sample plates] so, by expereience, I tend to reduce the normal lead angle from 10-20 deg to about square with work, to counteract, throwing spatter from a hot w...
by fonzy
Thu Apr 21, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: Welding
Topic: Scored On Some AC 7018 Rods (Long Story)
Replies: 8
Views: 5201

Re: Scored On Some AC 7018 Rods (Long Story)

I just made a video where I burn test a bunch of E7018/E7018AC using an AC welding machine! Take a look>
:mrgreen:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kPPCeNTIUs
by fonzy
Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:41 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Never enough time
Replies: 1881
Views: 198880

Re: Never enough time

This is a very enjoyable post, the trials and tribulations we "over 50" have to go through. I'm lost between the chickens and the job prospects, but good luck Big Dave, I can see you got what it takes to see things thr :lol: ough.
by fonzy
Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Using Hard surface rod for tooling
Replies: 6
Views: 1796

Re: Using Hard surface rod for tooling

If you are asking about using hard welding alloy deposits to build composite tools...sure I do often I use a HSS+cobalt alloy stick rod to build very tough form lathe tools, roughers, ect. At Warner & Swasey I often was called upon to make huge composite tools for the Lathe bed planners. [This was d...
by fonzy
Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:33 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Threading on the back side of lathe
Replies: 14
Views: 2482

Re: Threading on the back side of lathe

Tubalcain on YouTube has a video covering threading away from a shoulder [tool upside down fed toward the tailstock] But, he has the tool on the frontside of the lathe. he also mentions, and so will I, if it has not been mentioned here yet...NEVER RUN {cut work} A LATHE IN REVERSE> IF YOU HAVE A THR...
by fonzy
Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: Welding
Topic: My arc welding videos
Replies: 1
Views: 2466

My arc welding videos

Here's some small shop AC welder arc welding & metalworking videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0I6XylXwis

See all at My Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/alpho52
by fonzy
Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:05 am
Forum: Welding
Topic: Full Penetration - Integral Backing Strip - V-Groove Weld
Replies: 14
Views: 6170

Re: Full Penetration - Integral Backing Strip - V-Groove Wel

fonzy wrote:Is this a tank, A pipe joint, an ocean liner?.
dgoddard wrote:Actually it is the receiver for a rifle action, The Chicopee, upgraded to a larger caliber than the original design was intended for.
Oh oh boom booms, I'm out of here for sure...too deep for me...next!
by fonzy
Sun Mar 13, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: Welding
Topic: Full Penetration - Integral Backing Strip - V-Groove Weld
Replies: 14
Views: 6170

Re: Full Penetration - Integral Backing Strip - V-Groove Wel

Please see my edited/added comment posted earlier,above :mrgreen:

Say...if this is code work I'm out a here...I'm just a machinist- :roll: welder. You need to be taking this up with your code organization's web site!

Seriously, AWS / ASME have huge sites with lotsa help!