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Forum: The Garage 07-17-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
jules no doubt there are some great manual lenses...

jules no doubt there are some great manual lenses out there. i always loved amber lenses for their pleasing color grading (green to burnt orange). some of the gold plated lenses are really great too!...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 364,085
Posted By Toysrme
This isn't meant as an insult in any way, but as...

This isn't meant as an insult in any way, but as a public service advisement.
Please stop making horrificcient, poorly controlled, constant attention needing newbie BBQ smokers. You're wasting your...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 25,855
Posted By Toysrme
I've been totally getting off the jb/qs/etc train...

I've been totally getting off the jb/qs/etc train over the last few years, but I'm completely off now. It's just bad epoxy with junk in it. That's it.

I do so much with r/c and modeling, I just...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
Last words of advice and please heed them. DO...

Last words of advice and please heed them.
DO ABSOLUTELY NOT
Buy knock off helmets. Especially from china.

They do not filter UV well and tend to have leaks you don't know about. What happens is...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
Eeeewwwwww! Miller & Lincln and the like helmets...

Eeeewwwwww! Miller & Lincln and the like helmets suuuuuck. theyre for people that are clostrophobic (need to see a lot of useless non-weld crap that doesn't matter through an oversized window) and...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,468
Posted By Toysrme
I've had three Chinese plasma cutters. All three...

I've had three Chinese plasma cutters. All three worked well, one broke.
A 40 amp plasma/smaw/dc-gtaw
A 60 amp plasma/smaw/dc-gtaw
And an 80 amp plasma
The Chinese units are like hybrids of old...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,962
Posted By Toysrme
Talk to Martin-Y. He's big into R/C planes. FPV...

Talk to Martin-Y. He's big into R/C planes. FPV flying. He runs a repair/rebuild service for all us R/C guys. probably a couple hundred guys vouch or him....
Forum: Americas 10-20-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24,831
Views: 1,966,890
Posted By Toysrme
ok so i posted this rant on 10/6 ...

ok so i posted this rant on 10/6
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19759608&postcount=10550

Imposing a "5 minute" limit of filtering search results for "shot" in the last two months...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
The best thing you could ever do is hook up gas...

The best thing you could ever do is hook up gas to the weld packs.
There are certified processes of doing everything, but to my knowledge there has NEVER been a certified process for flux-core wire...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
Idk you want a WAG? Less than 10psi but be warned...

Idk you want a WAG? Less than 10psi but be warned again you should buy a legit flow regulator, not be messing with pressure regulators........................
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
its not. that is a PRESSURE regulator what you...

its not. that is a PRESSURE regulator
what you need is a FLOW regulator (CFH / LPM)
to actually work out the flow, we'd have to calculate the gas density, line pressure, line diameter and...
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
exactly. wont matter either way, both are aws...

exactly. wont matter either way, both are aws d1.1 (basic structural welding) approved for welding 6010 and 5052 together. pick 4043. itll just make life easier for you.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,623
Posted By Toysrme
lions? no, not durable, not even suitable for the...

lions? no, not durable, not even suitable for the environment. space agencies tried li-ions for awhile in the 1990's & they were failing so i hold little personal hope in price-point consumer lithium...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,118
Posted By Toysrme
things i look for in a P&S: must have quick...

things i look for in a P&S:

must have quick access to important menu features like WB. preferably can set a custom white balance (either kv scale or use user presets)
***HUGE bonus points if...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,118
Posted By Toysrme
group photo with ip4. Nikon FA, Vivitar...

group photo with ip4.
Nikon FA, Vivitar Series-1 & Tokina lenses, Metz 70 MZ-5
Nikon D300s, 18-200 VRII, Nikon SB-16a/b
Zenza Bronica ETR-S, Zenza Bronica lenses, Metz 60 CT-2
...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,025
Posted By Toysrme
headlights= HID>LED>ic markers=LED>ic

headlights= HID>LED>ic
markers=LED>ic
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-13-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By Toysrme
man it's year round down here in alabama. i dread...

man it's year round down here in alabama. i dread them! my aunt hit one at night in the late 90's and it totaled a 92 corolla. you know how many of those they made and how cheap replacement parts...
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
Sutherngintelmen, looks way too cold to me,...

Sutherngintelmen, looks way too cold to me, increase the wirefeed/amperage.
if you're using a little 110/220v chinese box you'll never get it hot enough to do any quality welding with it. (flux core...
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 364,085
Posted By Toysrme
cool forge!

cool forge!
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 182,909
Posted By Toysrme
tiffany loved the ambling!

tiffany loved the ambling!
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 32,570
Posted By Toysrme
cant wait for updates!

cant wait for updates!
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 474,346
Posted By Toysrme
we use to re-do DIY repair work all the time at...

we use to re-do DIY repair work all the time at the dealer. the chiense can't even make gasket kits for cars that sell millions of units per generation, who wants to buy a block and piston they wont...
Forum: Latin America 10-10-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,551
Posted By Toysrme
Tig mig stick plasma flux-core and submerged arc...

Tig mig stick plasma flux-core and submerged arc welding are all "arc" welding processes. All but submerged and fluxcore can be used here.

My point is that you need not be selective about it. More...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 474,346
Posted By Toysrme
It would need more than premium gas. Better...

It would need more than premium gas.
Better break out a J&S box. LoL

And hope the notoriously low quality metallurgy is fine long-term!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,750
Posted By Toysrme
the bulbs will be driven by whatever the ballast...

the bulbs will be driven by whatever the ballast drives them at. You can put 35w bulbs on 50-60w ballasts, their lifespan decreases by an unknown amount.

It use to be commonplace on first...
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,260
Posted By Toysrme
hitatchi > makita > 10 miles > everything else ...

hitatchi > makita > 10 miles > everything else

every toyota and nissan mechanic across the country uses makita. i love mine. wouldn't own anything else. except for Hitachi, they're just as good...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 474,346
Posted By Toysrme
bahahahahahahaha that's hillarious

bahahahahahahaha that's hillarious
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,859
Posted By Toysrme
everything this guy said is on the money ...

everything this guy said is on the money

sand bending sucks & IMO if you can afford a project, you can afford some mandrels!
Forum: Latin America 10-09-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,551
Posted By Toysrme
you take what you can get. my first job out of...

you take what you can get.
my first job out of welding school was building custom seat frames for semi-trucks. production speed was the name of the game the aluminum frames were 20 gauge (hair more...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
you're welding a position that is a full pen with...

you're welding a position that is a full pen with an exposed back. you really shouldn't have to result to shielding the back side but you can if you must. what you worry about is oxidation on the...
Forum: Latin America 10-09-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,551
Posted By Toysrme
It doesn't have to be tig welded. It can be...

It doesn't have to be tig welded. It can be welded by most arc processes. anything but fcaw (flux-core) would be relatively easy. gtaw, gmaw, mma (tig mig stick)

TIG simply makes it easier for the...
Forum: Americas 10-08-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24,831
Views: 1,966,890
Posted By Toysrme
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,750
Posted By Toysrme
Sorry it took a bit. Here are two of the $30...

Sorry it took a bit. Here are two of the $30 dollar 55w chinese ebay sets. 6" and 8" KC's. Like I said we use them all the time.
Not the greatest color & output vs Philips, but you cant complain!
...
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
exactly clint :) like i said pulse is generally...

exactly clint :) like i said pulse is generally used for super critical welding where you need really fasts pulses to make it stronger and really slow pulse to help newbies (that includes CNC...
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 73,760
Posted By Toysrme
ive always liked the Howard Leight's. i wear them...

ive always liked the Howard Leight's. i wear them riding, but wear them every day im in the shop or outside working. typically with a pair of ear muffs too. lets you hear yourself think...
Forum: Americas 10-08-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24,831
Views: 1,966,890
Posted By Toysrme
that's a pretty ballsy thing to say considering i...

that's a pretty ballsy thing to say considering i doubt anyone in this near 10,600 post thread has posted a picture of S.H. that was taken in THIS CENTURY LoL!
here's what she looks like in 2012....
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 554,069
Posted By Toysrme
No! you should NEVER be bleeding gas EVER. Very...

No! you should NEVER be bleeding gas EVER. Very common problem with chiense regulators & machines. to cure it, get the proper size T-Bar style hose clamps. Even cheap chinese ones. Put the T-Bar on...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Toysrme
the scary part... is i wasn't kidding... about...

the scary part... is i wasn't kidding... about any of that...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 474,346
Posted By Toysrme
the only thing a loud exhaust does is make the...

the only thing a loud exhaust does is make the deer or cow stare at you even longer before it bolts into the road
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Toysrme
i had a girl slip me a gas station durex once. it...

i had a girl slip me a gas station durex once. it burned, went numb and i flipped out! she was a nurse, i thought maybe she didn't wash her hands or something... needless to say, never use durex from...
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