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Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
Laugh "Cast aluminum is like cake batter, you never...

"Cast aluminum is like cake batter, you never know what is in it." That is what my dad used to tell people then if it could not be welded, he warned them.

I Clean the aluminum, then clean it...
Forum: Regional forums 08-14-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 156,792
Posted By David R
Laugh Ontario? 156 miles from me. No passport, no...

Ontario? 156 miles from me. No passport, no enhanced license. Sheit!

David
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
I use Wellworth Shop Solv or Castle Shop Kleen. ...

I use Wellworth Shop Solv or Castle Shop Kleen. Both are the same thing and are chlorine free. Its an alcohol based solvent. Make sure its dry before you strike an arc.

David
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
Laugh Shielding gas.

Its probably shielding gas. Try turning it down to 15 cfh. Is your gauge regulated in CFH or LPM?

I missed what size wire you were using. Try the recommended settings that come with the...
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
Sure it can be repaired. Once the piece is...

Sure it can be repaired. Once the piece is welded back into place you can weld another over top or on the back side and drill out the hole.

David
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,526
Posted By David R
Laugh Its up to you. I would start by unhooking the...

Its up to you. I would start by unhooking the 02 sensor. Its Surging. Google that along with BMW and you will get many hits.

Your bike needs to be in good tune. Fresh spark plugs, Valves...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 396,018
Posted By David R
Joined Mar 2011. Post 1. Oly Cow! :rofl ...

Joined Mar 2011. Post 1. Oly Cow! :rofl

Welcome to the game.

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8,304
Views: 378,156
Posted By David R
We do stainless. Go to Ted's in lockport. I...

We do stainless. Go to Ted's in lockport. I built their grill. Razors in springville too. Thanks for the post.

The old guy on the BMW

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 396,018
Posted By David R
I drove my brothers Valkry. Did not like it....

I drove my brothers Valkry. Did not like it. Maybe because it had 6 into 6 with no muffler. My dad says it sounds like 3 Harleys.
I am looking to replace my R1100RT. That FB6 looks...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 75,008
Posted By David R
It has to be the same tag. It CAN be the same...

It has to be the same tag. It CAN be the same tag.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 25,836
Posted By David R
Ut Oh! :D Loving it!

Ut Oh! :D

Loving it!
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
DC only, changing electrodes will not change the...

DC only, changing electrodes will not change the effect on the weld.

Remove all flux from the brazing rod. The braze will boil easily at TIG temperatures.

Heating Galvanized metal red hot...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
To weld galv, I grind it ALL off. Unless all...

To weld galv, I grind it ALL off. Unless all galv is off, it cannot be tigged. It will flare up and trash the torch.

Don't breathe the white smoke! If you do, it gives you the shits and the...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
Silverbraze works great with tig. No flux...

Silverbraze works great with tig. No flux needed. Regular brazing rod can get too hot and boil the filler then its just a mess.

If you melt the base metal, its no longer brazing.

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 396,018
Posted By David R
Laugh Near Miss

Had lunch in Canaseraga yesterday. Didn't realize I was so close.

All you folks that want the tag west, it IS! Go grab it.

David
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
110 amps for 1/8" 7018 is not much. I run it...

110 amps for 1/8" 7018 is not much. I run it around 135 or more. Shorter arc and dry rod.

I think the book says 110 - 160 amps.

Not a 6 G cert weldor.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8,304
Views: 378,156
Posted By David R
It looks like Harley copied the Honda shadow. ...

It looks like Harley copied the Honda shadow.


There is a seat for everyone !
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8,304
Views: 378,156
Posted By David R
Laugh SEE my sig

SEE my sig
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 396,018
Posted By David R
:lurk:lurk

:lurk:lurk
Forum: Regional forums 06-09-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 156,792
Posted By David R
1541 miles , , , , ,

1541 miles , , , , ,
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,779
Views: 121,969
Posted By David R
Just a few bumpy spots.

Just a few bumpy spots.
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,526
Posted By David R
I have had it for 1.5 years. 28,000 miles, no...

I have had it for 1.5 years. 28,000 miles, no problems except a fuel strip. Still original spark plugs. Oil changes every 3,000 miles, fd change every tire change. Adjusted the valves at...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 396,018
Posted By David R
Laugh New Tag

http://fudpucker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mypics/i-RPffKs3/0/XL/NCM_0586-XL.jpg

Sweet ride, thanks for putting the tag on some nice curvy roads. I really booked the last 20 or so miles. After...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7,012
Views: 396,018
Posted By David R
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/04/7y9u6usy.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/04/7y9u6usy.jpg
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
Welding in any position but flat, the wire does...

Welding in any position but flat, the wire does not go to the weld. Not enough wire feed.

Pop...Pop....Pop Wire burns off before it gets to the weld. Not enough wire feed.

Remove the...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
Perhaps your liner is contaminated or defective. ...

Perhaps your liner is contaminated or defective. Pull it out. Have you changed the contact tip and does it match the wire size?

David
Forum: Regional forums 05-30-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 156,792
Posted By David R
Woah!

NO problems here. :D

Ride safe Enjoy the game.
Forum: Regional forums 05-30-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5,307
Views: 415,495
Posted By David R
Would Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge work? I...

Would Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge work? I can grab that on my way home from work. The office is near home.

David
Forum: Regional forums 05-30-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 156,792
Posted By David R
No bike in the grab...... Only 21 posts, must be...

No bike in the grab...... Only 21 posts, must be new.

David
Forum: Regional forums 05-29-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,827
Views: 156,792
Posted By David R
Nice grab, with class! Where is patriot nut?...

Nice grab, with class!

Where is patriot nut?

David
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,779
Views: 121,969
Posted By David R
YUP I saw ya! It was a great day for a ride!

YUP I saw ya! It was a great day for a ride!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,779
Views: 121,969
Posted By David R
We had our own adventure

For the first time I loaded my bike into a trailer. I needed to go to my dads and pick up a 28 ton press (made in 1916) and an OLD cast iron drill press.

Towed the trailer to copenhagen. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,779
Views: 121,969
Posted By David R
At Slickers. Moose river road is great. Only a...

At Slickers. Moose river road is great. Only a few bumps near 28. 2 corners with sand. Traffic is light except 28.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,779
Views: 121,969
Posted By David R
Chuck I have not left yet, want me to stop by on...

Chuck I have not left yet, want me to stop by on the way?

I got a gurl with me...... No high speed stuff. Going to Old forge for lunch. Mom and dad are meeting us at Slickers.
watch out...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,779
Views: 121,969
Posted By David R
In Copenhagen, heading to old forge for lunch...

In Copenhagen, heading to old forge for lunch then back a different way.
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
Crazybrit is correct. Everlast and longevity...

Crazybrit is correct. Everlast and longevity are brother in laws. I was a moderator on Welding web for a few years. Those welder "salesmen" pay for their forums and are allowed to moderate them...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
Just for the record, I had a Thermal Arc...

Just for the record, I had a Thermal Arc Arcmaster 185 for 7 years in a commerical enviroment. It was the balls. It finally died from over use (WAY past the duty cycle for 7 years) and I replaced...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
Check out Welding Web dot com about everlast...

Check out Welding Web dot com about everlast welders.

You may be surprised.

David
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
AC/DC or just DC?

AC/DC or just DC?
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,878
Posted By David R
Yes it can be done by you with some learning. ...

Yes it can be done by you with some learning.

The groove has to be made like a V on each side. Weld one side and then grind the other side until you get to your weld and weld that side. Its a...
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