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Re: Rosebud torch

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Stan in Oly, WA

04-21-2013 11:37:01
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Hi Leroy,

Stick Welding said something below that I think bears repeating: You might be able to do the heating you need with a cutting tip rather than having to use a rosebud. I always advise artists who think they need to heat something with a rosebud to consider whether they really need that much heat. If it's a large, flat area, they probably do need a rosebud. But if it's lineal material, solid stock or tubing for instance, often a cutting torch provides a perfectly adequate amount of heat at a considerable saving in fuel gases. You do have to be extra careful to keep your hand off the oxygen jet lever, of course, or you can change things in a hurry.

Stan

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Leroy

04-21-2013 17:30:21
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 Re: Rosebud torch in reply to Stan in Oly, WA, 04-21-2013 11:37:01  
What I had to try to heat and today I tried and could not get it hot enough to loosen things up is a cast hub with steel spokes in on a 1 3/4" hay rake axle that the wheel is stuck tight on. have been soaking with PB Blaster and had a puller setting on for a few days. Just can't get it to give, Wanted to set it in the other position but the rake will still work if I can't get it to move. Also just wondering why the big difference in price between what I believe is 2 of the top brands.

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JRSutton

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 Re: Rosebud torch in reply to Leroy, 04-21-2013 17:30:21  
Hey Leroy - boy have I been there with those wheels!

I believe it was you that got me past my problem the first time when you told me to hit the wheel IN first.

That's worked on many projects since.

One thing I found on that first rake wheel I did - was that the axle shaft itself was all mushroomed out around the first 1/8 or so of the outer edge. Most likely from the previous owner smacking it to try to get the hub off.

I pushed the wheel in like you said and that got it free - but it still wouldn't come off in the other direction.

But pushing it in did gain me access to the end of the axle - I finally measured it with some dial calipers and realized the problem. It was a slight difference, but definitely wider on the very end.

I used a small air grinder around the whole end of the axle to get rid of the mushrooming.

After that, the wheel popped right off.

Don't know if that'd help you - but I know for me, if I hadn't gotten rid of that expanded area - that hub was NEVER going to come off.

Had a similar problem on another wheel that I couldn't push back - I used an angle grinder on the face of the hub (didn't like doing that, but it did work). I just ground the face (and axle end) flat and brought it back enough to get rid of that mushroom area in the process (like 1/16th of on inch) - if the heat doesn't work, and you're desperate, might be better than junking it.

Good luck.

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