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    The Welder Restoration Thread.. Post 'EM UP!

    Figured we could start a thread for restored welders and related machinery.

    Post your cool restored machines here!

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    I got a couple.
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    Not to hijack this thread but Everytime i see Ceps pictures of his welder sitting on the stack of pallets i think of a jobsite i was on last year and here are a couple of pictures of the work area built by the iron workers on the job.Name:  2014-12-13 16.31.27.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by leightrepairs View Post
    .... Always seemed odd that iron workers fab so much out of wood.

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    Of course in the metalworking trade, it's hard for a guy on the job to explain why he got splinters in his butt.
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    Re: The Welder Restoration Thread.. Post 'EM UP!

    Quote Originally Posted by leightrepairs View Post
    Not to hijack this thread but Everytime i see Ceps pictures of his welder sitting on the stack of pallets i think of a jobsite i was on last year and here are a couple of pictures of the work area built by the iron workers on the job.Name:  2014-12-13 16.31.27.jpg
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Size:  60.6 KB. Always seemed odd that iron workers fab so much out of wood.

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    You can tell who built it by if they used nails and screws or tie wire and a few snipped off pieces of 7018 for spikes.

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    CEP - LOVE The Shorthood!!!! BEAUTIFUL!




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    Very nice Double D.

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    Re: The Welder Restoration Thread.. Post 'EM UP!

    Liking this thread already...
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    I thought I posted pictures of member here JAS 1964 SA-200. I must have hit the wrong button.
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    Man Carl, whoever painted that thing did an awful, uh I mean AWESOME job!

    You guys did a first class job all the way on that one man!

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    I was over at JAS’s Sunday, that welder really looks good. Well as long as you don’t look real close.
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    Well, I posted pics on the Hobart forum here of this G-213 I picked up yesterday. The internals and engine seem to be working OK Just needs a new fuel pump and the carb cleaned and I have acetone breaking the varnish loose in the bottom of the homemade stainless tank. Gravity fed it long enough to see if it welds and has AC power. Will order a new pump for it later. The Wisconsin seems to be in great shape, starts first or second pull w/ the hand crank as the batts were dead. When I get everything else fixed I plan to give it the DuPont Overhaul.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CEP View Post
    I was over at JAS’s Sunday, that welder really looks good. Well as long as you don’t look real close.
    I almost think it would have been cool to have totally tricked out the inside and left the outside looking rough as hell.

    Would have been a sweet sleeper

    You did a real nice job on it Carl. I know JAS appreciated it

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    Quote Originally Posted by 7A749 View Post
    I know JAS appreciated it
    In almost 30-years, you wouldn’t believe the crap JAS has talked me into doing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by CEP View Post
    In almost 30-years, you wouldn’t believe the crap JAS has talked me into doing!
    You know you love it tho

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    That's really nice!!
    weld it like you own it

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    Quote Originally Posted by 7A749 View Post
    Figured we could start a thread for restored welders and related machinery.

    Post your cool restored machines here!
    I think my idealarc is cool.

    Restoration credit goes to member "AnOldman" Steve.

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    The WeldanPower is pretty.
    I love the Idealarc. You need some new faceplates. Or do you like the worn ones better?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joker11 View Post
    The WeldanPower is pretty.
    I love the Idealarc. You need some new faceplates. Or do you like the worn ones better?
    I'd love to find new faceplates.
    Not sure about the serial #s stamped into them.




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    Quote Originally Posted by John T View Post
    I'd love to find new faceplates.
    Not sure about the serial #s stamped into them.




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    Beauty Machines boys!! I am parshal to the lincolns but anything that lays bead and is old is cool! I really need to get my projects done and restore another as its been years since I did one. Again, Nice work.

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    1951 that literally came in boxes and a milk crate.


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    UKfan that is slick. I really like those connectors.

    Adam it looks great. That's the color combo for my 48' some day when my ship comes in and father time slows life down and gives me a break.

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