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Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by EL TACOROJO, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. Jul 21, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    allmotorrex

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    i like that 4 wheeler stand! a buddy of mine built somethin similar but it was a full deck the length of the trailer! he has 4 quads he takes to competitions
     
  2. Jul 21, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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    DWreck

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  4. Jul 21, 2011 at 2:43 PM
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    EL TACOROJO

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  5. Jul 21, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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    DWreck

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    Made one as prototype to start selling. I've had this for sale for a while and nobody wants it soooo I guess everyone is all talk.
     
  6. Jul 21, 2011 at 2:46 PM
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    EL TACOROJO

    EL TACOROJO [OP] SNAPPIN NECKS AND CASHIN CHECKS.

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    you gonna incorparate a bar or 2 for the back of it
     
  7. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    DWreck

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    Not if nobody buys. I'll just build a redesigned one for myself.
     
  8. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    JayARRGHH

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    I've got a question, I'm a trial and error welder, I have a Hobart 140 welder and i cant even practice because the wire im using either unspools it self inside or it jams. First time it happened was because the tips i was using were .30 and I had .35 fluxcore wire (i don't have a bottle of gas yet.) but i changed it with some .30 fluxcore and its still unspooling, jamming, breaking. Any tips or problems to point out? Thanks.
     
  9. Jul 21, 2011 at 3:45 PM
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    Im a noob welder but it sounds like the spool is loose, my miller has a nut and spring to tighten down and hold it. (cant take pictures now im workin)

    Any other advise?
     
  10. Jul 21, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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    Agreed. There should be a tensioner spring/nut for the spool to prevent the unwinding/birdnest.
     
  11. Jul 21, 2011 at 4:34 PM
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    :facepalm: yea :/ if i tighten it to where it doesnt spin, then the welder doesn't unspool it
     
  13. Jul 21, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    You need to put the tensioner on the spool so it stays on. Then feed the wire through the wire feeder and set the tension on the wire so it feeds out at a consistent rate...some say if you put the torch tip on a non-conductive surface (at about 45 degrees) and pull the trigger, the wire feeds out and curls up in a perfect circle.

    BTW, the wire feeder is what keeps the wire on the spool. Not the tension on the spool.
     
  14. Jul 21, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    It's either to tight or your wire tension isn't tight enough to grip the wire and rotate the spool, I think. Try weldingtipsandtricks.com or youtube on how to set up the welder. Good luck
     
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    ^^^ you beat me to it ;)
     
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    It's really cool to see everyone's art pieces. Good stuff!
     
  18. Jul 21, 2011 at 9:22 PM
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    I made one also, only for the front though. I need to do one of these. Do you have dimensions/plans you don't mind sharing?
     
  19. Jul 21, 2011 at 9:34 PM
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    flyzeye designs

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    Sweet welds! Now, try it under water!!! It adds a whole new set of challenges...
     
  20. Jul 21, 2011 at 9:51 PM
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    In an overly confident way, "I got this!"


    NOT!
     

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