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Don52
Don52
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Last Activity: 01-11-2020, 05:12 PM
Joined: 10-17-2008
Location: Troy MI
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  • We supported both ends of the sink on their legs and we supported both sides of the middle of the sink with two service jacks. Here is a picture of the sink tack welded back together

    11. Sink tack welded together


    Here is a close up picture of two of the tack welds....
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  • Here is what the entire back up bar looks like.

    6. Entire back up bar


    Here are two close up pictures of the welds, because this is after all a welding forum.

    7. Weld on back up on rear of sink


    8. Welds on back up bar on front of sink...
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  • Stainless Steel Sink Cut and Welded together for Marijuana Grower

    Here in Michigan we legalized Marijuana recently. My customer previously was growing Marijuana for medical use and now he is expanding his operation for recreational use. There is currently a lot of profit in growing Marijuana. Somehow they wound up with a ten foot restaurant quality 304 stainless...
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  • Once we installed the bracket we discovered that the cast iron frame of the saw as also bent. We were concerned that we would crack the cast iron if we attempted to straighten it out, so we added a wedge spacer to compensate for the bent surface. We also noticed that the belt was too long and rubbing...
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    Last edited by Don52; 01-04-2020, 10:29 AM.

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  • One side of the bracket, which I labeled good, had two 45° offsets. The other side, which I labeled bad, had one 45° offset and one ba$tard angle. My first step was to straighten the bad side with the setup shown below.

    6 . Straightening setup


    I applied force until...
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  • Don52
    started a topic Table Saw Motor Tensioner Bracket Repair

    Table Saw Motor Tensioner Bracket Repair

    My customer stored his ancient table saw in the end of the garage in front of the car. One day his wife hit the motor of the saw with her car, when she was putting the car in the garage. It bent the zinc die cast bracket and it also bent the cast iron frame of the saw. The bracket is no longer available....
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  • Don52
    replied to Trellis Repair
    To solve the problem, I just welded the adjacent joints to bubble out the impurities in them. In the following picture you can see that both the original and the adjacent welds are much cleaner. I also welded the remaining two legs, because they also had welds with minimal penetration as well.
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  • Don52
    started a topic Trellis Repair

    Trellis Repair

    A coworker asked me to repair his wife's plant trellis, which had two broken legs as shown below.

    1. Trellis with broken legs



    When I inspected the broken weld on the leg, I noticed that the weld only penetrated about 1/3 of the way through the leg. In the following...
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