View Full Version : another new (old) welder saying hello
01-16-2006, 09:51 PM
so whats up guys?
01-16-2006, 09:59 PM
hey Zap, welcome...judging by your title line youve got something to share to the table so if youve got pics...spread em out...if youve got stories...crack a beer, and if you got answers im sure theres enough questions to go around. If you find yourself with questions though dont hesitate and ask...:D
01-16-2006, 10:02 PM
well i should as they say tell all
started stick welding in high school in the early '70's
got govt. certified in '94 in mig and tig
never paid for the certs..the company i was working for at the time did...i quit now no certs...
but aluminum and stainless were my specialty
built my share if race cars
race car components...
been a machinst for 28 yrs now
built a aluminum intake manifold for a 427 ford from sheet stock
headers for a '99 crown vic?
various blower parts for outlaw street
i was a crewcheif for a supercomp dragster(semi retired now)
01-16-2006, 10:06 PM
i found this place thru f-150.com
01-16-2006, 10:08 PM
Thats awesome ...you go by Zap? Zap you shall be called :D Well I know theres a lot of folks, incase you havent already noticed, who are interested on this forum inthe whole racing scene. Everything from lil go carts with lawnmower engines all the way up to things that would compare to nascar and such. Im sure youll be quite an asset. Tehres also plenty of talk about drilling and such. Being a machinist IM sure you know more about drilling then most of us combined lol. again...welcome
01-16-2006, 10:21 PM
heh...when it comes to metal...it puts up a good fight..but always looses in the end...
i'd be glad to help anyone out...providing they in turn know what there doing
we make big stuff where i work...steamroller drums to oil filter making machines...we do it all...and i love it
any welding insight i can lend is o.k with me too:cool2:
i have many tricks up my sleeve:waving:
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