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Just need to take this clamp to TSC with me today and make sure it fits a larger tank before I weld it on to the cart. I just have a small LD tank right now and will be getting a Q next time. I'm pretty sure they're the same diameter but might as well make sure if I'm going to be by there anyways!
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So if the big tanks fits, you will need an adapter for the med or smaller tanks !?!

Also, WHAT IF, you need two different gas mixes, maybe you need a double tank mount… lol.
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The Q tank is just a little bigger around than my current one and there is enough of a gap between the two pieces to make it work. I don't plan on welding anything but steel at the moment so I should be good to go!
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AND to carry on the Voltage thing… aren’t the voltage readings an average and each company picks the numbers they like best.
According to Miller, it really is just dependent on what the company runs on for which they supply but they didn't elaborate on what the companies base their decision on. I dont think its as cut and dry as choosing what their favorite voltage would be lol, but im sure there is alot that goes into making that decision and what would be the best route for each company.


Adam, aint you finished this **** yet lmao!
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Nope not yet... lol. I just work on it here and there when I have a bit of spare time which never seems to happen often!
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Another update... had an hour or so this evening to work on the cart!

Tank bracket is done and welded on and if you look close you can see one of the cord holders in progress. There's going to be two of them on one side and one on the other.



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Not bad man! that thing is shaping up really well.
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Thanks man... just something to keep me busy!
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A month later and all I've done is added two cord holders... I'm going to add either one or two more on the top shelf as well. Someday I'll have time to finish this thing!



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Looking good!
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Are those train horns in the background?
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They're horns off a Freightliner... I had them on my truck the last two summers but are just in the garage for now!

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It worked pretty good... I finished them just before I got married so they worked well for that! I took it all out when I thought I had the truck sold and I'm not going to bother putting them back in.
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Put them on the colorado.
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Thought about it... but I don't think so. lol I don't want to draw any attention to myself driving a Chevy!
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Rainy day today so I got some time away from yard work. 2 weeks later and I've got the last two cord holders on... lol. I know it's overkill but also boxed them in on the bottom. Just about ready for paint!

Can anyone thing of anything else I should add before I paint it?

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lookin good!

Maybe add a gusset of some sort beneath the top rack?

You will probably be just fine without it, but extra support never hurts.
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Looks awesome! Nice work for your first few times welding.
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Nice job!
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Nice job, love the draw and the cord holders.
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lookin good!

Maybe add a gusset of some sort beneath the top rack?

You will probably be just fine without it, but extra support never hurts.
I'm thinking I'll be okay... the top is just the plasma cutter so it's not nearly as heavy. It would be nice to have a gusset there for just a little extra support but it would prevent the door from opening on the welder below it!
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I want your garage and its contents. That would be so nice. I'm to embarrassed to even take pictures of my pig pen
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lol It's nothing that exciting... just a 14x38' garage. But it's coming along nicely!
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