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Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by TnRedNeck721, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 [OP] GO VOLS!

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    ok so i think this is a good place to put this.

    but till about 3 or 4 months ago i did not really know what i wanted to do in live. and now i do! :woot::D and it’s because of this forum and all the guys that do and post what fabrication they do on here. i have thought about doing fab work but now as much as i do now.


    NOW all i need to do is get money and get all the tools i need to get started. (advice is welcome;))
     
  2. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:36 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    Get a college degree. That's my advice.

    Or at least go to trade school. being a good fabricator involves being able to design parts that are optimized for their intended purpose. That is something you learn either from years and years of experience, or through school + experience.

    It is not as easy as it looks
     
  3. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:37 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 [OP] GO VOLS!

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    yeah i’m thinking trade school. and yeah i know all that.

    edit: i have been interested in fab for like 5 years. just not as much as now.
     
  4. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:38 PM
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    scocar

    scocar being weird again....still

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    X2 ^^^

    CAD, materials and metallurgy, engineering...
     
  5. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    statics, physics, math...
     
  6. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:42 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 [OP] GO VOLS!

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    thanks. and i always try to prepare for the unexpected. on everything i do.
     
  7. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:47 PM
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    scocar

    scocar being weird again....still

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    Statics are critical!

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    tacoman15

    tacoman15 Stop staring at me swan!

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    :rofl:
     
  9. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    I do seem to remember learning about lol cats in statics class. Very useful and insightful class.
     
  10. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    scocar

    scocar being weird again....still

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    I took lol 101.
     
  11. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    They don't offer that here :pout:
     
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