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tarry99
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  • tarry99
    replied to Drag Race Body Mounting
    Great for Drag Race bodies especially carbon and fibreglass .........really depends on the weight of the body , factory steel bodies on tube chassis need a little more strength............Off road vehicles especially ones without full suspension seating need a totally different style mount......in those...
    Aluminum Brackets
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  • Now the reverse of that is I have had Oxygen and Acetylene in bottles for years on the cart with no issue.....
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  • Funny thing is I have a 300 cf and a 150 cf 100% Argon that are owner bottles that I exchange with Air Gas when needed......The rep stops by when I have a welding question...and in this case My old Miller Dial Arc 250 I thought was having an issue as the weld quality just was not normal.........after...
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  • So you're saying that the only way it's bad is that it was bad when bottled?...............and the shelf life of argon is ?...
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  • Don't know exactly what the shelf life of Argon is , But I had a bottle go bad that was over a year old....supplier took it back and replaced it.
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  • tarry99
    replied to water in the fuel....dadgumit
    Lots of fuel stations have issues with water getting into their tanks..........especially in the winter, some have water separators at the pump some not........big deal on cross country diesel trucks when buying from unfamiliar vendors...........your main engine just may be able to handle it better...
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  • tarry99
    replied to I need a cutting solution.
    Good tools are a lifetime investment ............There are plenty of good saws out there including the ones mentioned here, I like the Evolution 15" 380 chopsaw , sits under my bench until I need it , easy to set up and cut.......like I said it comes with a 14" blade but for me I like the...
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  • tarry99
    replied to I need a cutting solution.
    Basically on square or rectangular tubing you can either cut from the top or the bottom side of the tube based on how that works out in the saw.........I have an overhead hoist so that on the cuts where the tube needs to be elevated I raise it that way.........I have also used a rolling engine hoist....or...
    Finished cut other than putting a V in the edge for welding
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  • tarry99
    replied to I need a cutting solution.
    OK guys that is a basic Evolution Raptor 380 15" Saw.........it has a normal 45 degree vise .......the compound effect comes from raising or lowering the tube while it's being cut at an angle in the vise..........Pretty simple...........The point I was making is that with a basic digital angle...
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  • tarry99
    replied to I need a cutting solution.
    A few pictures of the compound miters I cut with the Evolution RAGE2 saw......on a off road chassis....
    Setting the saw up takes the most time compound cuts The miters fit tight
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  • tarry99
    replied to I need a cutting solution.
    I'm also a big fan of the Carbide blade cold saws.............I have one of the Evolution Power Tools RAGE2 running a 15" blade.........accurate Yes , I make compound miter cuts in 2x4x.188 tubing all the time .............The Bad...... is the little razor sharp chips that get stuck in your sh...
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  • tarry99
    replied to TIG Amp/volt settings bobcat225
    Material looks dirty.........hard to get consistent penetration or metal flow when the weld zone is contaminated...
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