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Re: Torch cutting tool

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03-01-2013 05:49:32

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Here is a cut I made on 1-inch plate. When I built a log splitter for my brother-n-law. I didn't think about taking a picture until a few months after making the cut, so the plate set outside the shop in the rain. I didn't knock the slag off, or touch it in anyway, just through it off to the side away from the door.

Well I've been trying for 10-minutes to post a close up picture, but it won't do it. This is the most F__ked up site on the Internet for posting pictures! :roll:
This post was edited by Puddles at 05:50:38 03/01/13.

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torch guy

03-01-2013 06:13:04

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 Re: Torch cutting tool in reply to Puddles, 03-01-2013 05:49:32  
Nice looking job Puddles.

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03-01-2013 07:16:53

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 Re: Torch cutting tool in reply to torch guy, 03-01-2013 06:13:04  
Thanks torch guy!
Had to post this with Image Shack.

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03-02-2013 02:45:55

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 Re: Torch cutting tool in reply to Puddles, 03-01-2013 07:16:53  
What plasma do you have. Where I used to work we had a Thermal Dynamics cut master 75. Did a nice job when it was new. It got a little older and with new consumables in the torch the finished job was less than perfect.

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03-02-2013 10:19:13

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 Re: Torch cutting tool in reply to JOB, 03-02-2013 02:45:55  
Sorry JOB, I didn't realize you were talking to me. I use the modern view, so if you don't call me out by name I sometimes miss when I'm being talked to. I have a Hypertherm 1250, but as Stick welding says that cut wasn't made with a plasma. It was made with propane & oxygen.

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03-02-2013 22:59:36

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 Re: Torch cutting tool in reply to Puddles, 03-02-2013 10:19:13  
Puddles, that's a darn good cut for propane! Acetylene is ridiculously priced there too? The explosion at the carbide plant was 2 years ago but I think they're milking as long as people are willing to pay insane prices for acetylene. I shouldn't say this but there's huge margins in industrial gasses because there's only 4 major producers in the world. About 30/35 years ago, there was a class action suit for price fixing of industrial gasses up here. There was some pretty big fines imposed.

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03-02-2013 10:02:46

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 Re: Torch cutting tool in reply to JOB, 03-02-2013 02:45:55  
Puddles cut wasn't done with a plasma.

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03-01-2013 11:20:05

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 Re: Torch cutting tool in reply to Puddles, 03-01-2013 07:16:53  
Ha ha does a shear even cut it that straight and nice ? Skills !

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