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Forum: Framebuilders
01-28-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By guy153

Yes that's how I've always tapered things the one...

Yes that's how I've always tapered things the one or two times I've done it. Didn't know there was such a thing as a taper attachment.
Forum: Framebuilders
01-27-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

They're all made of wood. If any are a darker...

They're all made of wood. If any are a darker colour it might because they're a bit burnt :) They hold up OK for TIG tacking, not sure how they'd work if you were using a gas torch. I've found a few...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-16-21, 04:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

Well Santa brought me a jazzy 10 and it's way...

Well Santa brought me a jazzy 10 and it's way better than the regular gas lens that came with my CK torch. It seems to have two diffusers in it and I can run it with the same or even less gas than...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-27-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

That's a very nice looking weld in one of the...

That's a very nice looking weld in one of the hardest spots. I have a bit of work before I reach your level but I'm still improving and I'm really pleased with how the frame I'm working on has turned...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-26-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

I am using a gas lens with a No 8 cup, and about...

I am using a gas lens with a No 8 cup, and about 10lpm which is about 20cfh, but I go to 12lpm if I'm in one of these tricky spots with extra stickout needed. I've tried a much bigger cup with more...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-25-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

Trapping Argon around the bottom of the DT to HT...

Trapping Argon around the bottom of the DT to HT junction. The angle here is tighter than it looks in the picture. With the foil there and a few seconds of "pre-flow" (actually achieved by arcing off...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-24-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

Maybe the link only works in the UK or something!...

Maybe the link only works in the UK or something! Here's a screenshot, you get the idea:

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Forum: Framebuilders
11-23-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

Why ER312? I've noticed some people use various...

Why ER312? I've noticed some people use various stainless rods but never known why. I just use ER70-S either 2 or 6 I can't remember which.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-23-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

This is the one I use (which is probably only...

This is the one I use (which is probably only available in the UK but you can get similar things everywhere).

You can mount it on a camera tripod but I made my own adjustable height stand....
Forum: Framebuilders
11-23-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

The laser level in action: ...

The laser level in action:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/01_c7f779cfc2690091ec7180e45518f8f642b96937.jpg
The ST is vertical in the other plane as well (and will...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-23-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

There are a couple of TIG accessories that I...

There are a couple of TIG accessories that I would recommend. It's well worth having a number 9 torch (the small ones) with one of those supersoft red CK hoses, and you will certainly need a foot...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-22-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

Getting ST and HT in vertical planes in the jig...

Getting ST and HT in vertical planes in the jig and the dropouts centered and horizontal with respect to the ST. Then I can make sure the HT is on the centreline with string going back to the...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-22-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,497
Posted By guy153

I've made a few frames now with a TIG, a drill...

I've made a few frames now with a TIG, a drill (for bottle cage and vent holes), an angle grinder and a digital angle box. From frame #00003 onwards I also had a laser level box which I highly...
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