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  1. #1
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    Default Hitch reciever tubing tooling in the shop

    I know there is a name for this kind of tooling, but can't remember what it is called
    they work well under the benches, and save bench space for tools that may not be used on a daily basis.
    I started building the receivers for the 3 benches, that I will mount them on.

    Attaching the mounting plates to the HF 2" receiver tubes, they were cheaper with the 20% off coupon. Then the raw tube at the metal supplier I was using at the time.

    Mounted under the bench the end of the tube is flush with the edge of the bench, so when not in use it isn't a snag hazard.

    Beverly shear HF knock off

    smaller pipe vise
    end of part one
    glen, If your not on the edge, your wasting space

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    A little giant 4 in 1 flat shear, round stock shear, punch, bender
    I have a 12" straight shear to mount yet along with a 4" vise that has bend and rolling attachments. A universal bender, and a bender/scroller from harbor freight.

    All of them are at or slightly above the bench top level for ease and comfort working them.

    And finally for those times when I'm some place that doesn't have a real vise, I have this.

    A Wilton pipe vise, this one I made a little to short of a distance from the grill to the centerline of the vise. It won't work for me to cut any pipe with a regular " to 3" rigid pipe cutter. So this one will become the base for a regular 5" vise with the pipe jaws on the bottom side and the head swivels. since it will fit in the space.

    I have a receiver hitch tube on the front of the truck, to spot the trailer next to the parents brick garage, and get the trailer in my yard. As it is easier than trying to back it in on the worlds busiest dead end street that I live on the corner of!

    I also have an over head rack set up for the truck one in the front tube one in the back tube plus one for the front of the bed, that straps down to the tie downs. Its about 19 feet from rack to rack makes it easy to haul long stuff and not have anything permanent flying in the wind when not in use. But that's another post.
    glen, If your not on the edge, your wasting space

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    That's the way to go portable!

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    Just curious, PT, what are you stickin' that stuff together with?
    Thanks.

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    Multi pass flux core, with a 25 year old Lincoln 100 110volt going for penetration not looks. I guess that's what your asking.
    glen, If your not on the edge, your wasting space

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    Default Pt...

    ...have you seen much deflection in the tubes while using any of the tools?
    Have you thought about putting some side plates on the tubes?+
    (I know, it would only go to the reciever anyway..)
    MillerMatic 211 Auto-set w/MVP
    Just For Home Projects.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PTsideshow View Post
    Multi pass flux core, with a 25 year old Lincoln 100 110volt going for penetration not looks. I guess that's what your asking.
    Yup, it just looked like the wire was stuttering quite a bit, rather than laying in smooth. Are you going full blast with that unit? I'm not slamming your use of the 100; I use a 120 volt for lots of stuff, but with quite a difference in appearance. Kinda looks like your feeder is slipping.
    Last edited by Goodhand; 07-26-2011 at 10:24 PM.

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