Recent content by PrescottJr

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    Building a Gate

    Definitely use AC ply, CDX will give you a huge headache you don't want to have to deal with!
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    I keep getting flashback with my Mig

    I have never had the wire melt back into the tip but the electrode(tip) itself melted. I can't slow down because I'll get blowouts (Its only 12gauge rolled steel). I replaced the tip and the shield and turned the tension up, that somewhat fixed the issue. And I will look into replacing the...
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    I keep getting flashback with my Mig

    Thanks a bunch I'll give it a shot but I think you have solved the problem.
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    I keep getting flashback with my Mig

    Took me a few tries but i got it to embed properly. I welded some scrape in my shop so you could hear the sound and see sorry about the poor quality of video.
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    I keep getting flashback with my Mig

    thanks bud http://www.facebook.com/v/10150471975172013
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    I keep getting flashback with my Mig

    I already use gel so thats not the issue. When I grind the electrode I use a course grinding wheel or cut off disc. I was frustrated by this recent problem and so I started reusing my electrodes cause I was sick of replacing them. Possible connection? In My most recent project I have been using...
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    I keep getting flashback with my Mig

    Whoops, well I was trying to say the molten steel was clinging to the electrode and jamming the wire. Its called something like that. I might of made that term up though. Anyway it is a pain in the ass. I am actually MIG welding I am using mixed inert gas more specifically 75% argon and 25% CO2...
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    I keep getting flashback with my Mig

    I keep getting flashback with my Mig. Its a Lincoln but its old. Its a great little beast but sometimes I get excessive flashback. It gets soo bad it'll toast my electrode(it melts the copper). It also gets covered in steel. To the point where I can't pull it off with pliers and I have to grind...
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    What's a winchman?

    Recently I was having a conversation with a fellow student of theatre and she asked me what a winchmen was. I was not sure my self and so I asked her what she thought they did, and she said in a show she worked on in college the stage manager always talked about giving the cues to the winchmen...
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    Rope Work Within the Theatre

    The Complete Guide to Knots and Knot Tying is a great book and you can find it on the internet in pdf
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    Rope Work Within the Theatre

    Add to that: Double Bowline Truckers Hitch Taught Line Hitch
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    Rope Work Within the Theatre

    Thanks for the awesome reply! Have you ever heard of a Klienhiest Knot? it might suit some Prusik applications better, cause it is designed with downward or upward force in mind? And which type Bowline do you use, Portuguese, Double, Eskimo, or standard?
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    Rope Work Within the Theatre

    What knots do you use in the theatre? Rope work in the theatre is something I don't hear much about. What do you use when tying knots, what kinds of rope, and in what application?