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Old 06-18-2017, 05:34 PM   #411 (permalink)
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HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!!!

Had a false start with the MIG welder on Saturday. I was making a bit of a mess at the start. I Finally found out that I was using the wrong size MIG wire. Rookie error. Sunday went much better, although I am still working on my technique for sheet metal welding. By the time I get to welding anything visible from the outside, I should be much more skilled at this. For now, things are progressing but slowly.



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Old 06-19-2017, 10:00 PM   #412 (permalink)
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Brave guy... I hate learning new skills that contribute to a finished look. I'm so advanced in some, I hate not being able to do new ones perfectly. So I'd try my hardest to find a welder I could swap jobs or time with, lol.
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Old 06-25-2017, 05:29 PM   #413 (permalink)
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Things are getting a bit topsy-turvy in the garage at the moment with all of the different equipment I am using. I get an extra long weekend next weekend to clean up though.



I am trying a new technique for the next pieces of metal to get welded in. I wasn't happy with the results I was getting from welding two pieces of sheet metal edge-on at a 90 degree angle (while nearly standing on my head at the same time to reach them.) These next pieces will have backing angles attached to bridge the gap where I am welding. I should have cleaner and faster results that way.




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Old 06-26-2017, 09:25 AM   #414 (permalink)
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I am enjoying Mondays again so that I can hopefully see the progress you have made!!!
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I received a notice from Photobucket that they now want $10USD/month to allow 3rd Party hosting. I'm not about to start paying for something I did for free for many years. I'm going to close that account. If there are specific photos that you need, please send a pm to me.

Anyone who can suggest an alternative site where I can host the photos for free, please let me know. Until then... text only folks.

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See if this works. This is over at Prius Chat. I'm not sure if it is members only or not.

https://priuschat.com/media/albums/firebrid.2146/

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See if this works. This is over at Prius Chat. I'm not sure if it is members only or not.

https://priuschat.com/media/albums/firebrid.2146/

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It works! It's pictures without context, and in alphabetical rather than chronological order, but I'm glad the pictures are accessible.

This is such a cool project.
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Until they change their terms of service or go out of business which happens every few years

3rd party pic services have been coming and going since the 90's

Might as well consider them as "not an option"
Unless you just need a photo up for a few days (which has happened to me)
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