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    Sliding Driveway gate Advice - First ⏲
    by MLY
    Hello everyone!

    I’m hoping to get some advice to get me on the right track. I’m wanting to build a 20ft sliding driveway gate that will sit on a V track with v track wheels attached to the bottom of the gate. There will be a gate guide roller as well. I plan to eventually automate it....
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    Hi from Minnesota. Just learning to use a 140 I bought used a couple years ago and am having fun. Should be interesting reading the forum inputs.
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    by NCF
    Hello everybody!
    I've been welding for a couple decades, and have finally got my own machine.

    Hobart "Pipeliner" model GP-258, willys L-134 engine at 1800 RPM

    It was a good deal on craiglist, running for $500.

    The previous owner had a copy of the...
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    Sliding Driveway gate Advice - First ⏲
    by MLY
    Hello everyone!

    I’m hoping to get some advice to get me on the right track. I’m wanting to build a 20ft sliding driveway gate that will sit on a V track with v track wheels attached to the bottom of the gate. There will be a gate guide roller as well. I plan to eventually automate it....
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    Brazing Aluminum Question
    by Nipper
    I have been reading and watching Youtube videos on brazing aluminum. Most articles state that brazed aluminum joints should be as strong as the metal itself but I'm sure not seeing that.

    I bought a Air / Acetylene TurboTorch and some BernzOMatic AL3 aluminum brazing rod. I clean the metal...
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