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by Eenarl
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Metal
Topic: So, You want to buy a welding machine...?
Replies: 61
Views: 53808

Re: So, You want to buy a welding machine...?

Let me start with a preface: I am a millwright, I have a machine shop / metal fabrication shop and weld mostly heavier industrial things and some lighter sheet metal. I have an old TIG / Stick welder that is probably 30-40 years old that I bought used 20 years ago and currently a lincoln 250 amp Mig...
by Eenarl
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Ballast Lead
Replies: 16
Views: 9054

Re: Ballast Lead

Lead like all metals is expensive today. As boat-builders, we want and need building material for free or as minimal cost that can be had. Here's a good secret: Old unwanted X-ray, radioisotope imaging equipment. The smaller vendor's have refurbished equipment that they keep for spare parts back in ...