Got out for a bit this evening and started the racks. 1" angle. Nothing too fancy.
I hope you like my welding table and Harbor Freight corner clamps. Nothing but the best here at Bubber's metal and wood shop.
The top two will get expanded metal and a couple 1/2" square tube supports. I'll get into the expanded metal wrangling tomorrow. It'll be the first time I've tried to cut it with a plasma cutter, so we'll see how that goes.
Test fitting my water pan idea. They are buffet pans, so they are standard size and easy to replace. I'll build a support frame out of 1/2" square tube and if I don't like the pans, I can build a permanent sheet metal pan to replace them. I'll also add another set of rails to lower the pans to just above the diffuser.
I ordered a 2lb spool of flux core wire off of Amazon because I'll run out of gas at some point and I don't know what the supply house situation will be. I ordered it Tuesday, it said it would be here April 15th and it showed up Wednesday. Go figure.
That's all for today, just a little shop time after work.
I've wanted pallet forks for the 1025R ever since reading these forums (thank$ guy$!) but tractor budget is, well let's just say low priority. Now I've also wanted expand my hobbies from wood working to also dabble in metal fabrication. See where this is going?
So I bought a cheap little flux...
My brother broke the kickstand on his Honda dual-sport motorcycle and wants me to weld it. I suspect it is chrome-moly like the rest of the frame. Anything weird to be aware of when welding it? All I have is a flux-core wire welder (FCAW) and stick welder (SMAW).
I have a 1025r TLB.
I'm not the best welder but I can do what I need plus some with a mig welder.
I'm looking to build whatever I can when it's raining or my ground is to wet. From garbage can hauler- quick connect forks.
pictures, how to's, and links would be greatly appreciated. I've...