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Old 01-25-2010
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Snow Day project...

Got around to combining the Hobart plasma and welder into one cart. All made from scrap I had lying around, except for the casters.

Paint will come this summer once I finalize additions/modifications after some use....

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Anyone want to buy a welding cart?
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nice work man it was 56 deg here today i wish we had snow
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nice work man it was 56 deg here today i wish we had snow

53 in Barre, VT. We lost a TON of snow, it's been a bad year. Looks like we may get some this weekend though...hell, we can pick up 3' in a week up here.
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mmm plasma, looks good brah
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ya looks good... wish i had a plasma cutter!!! it was +2*C here in BC today... no snow and we usually have a couple feet by now... its not gonna be a good summer!
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Old 01-26-2010
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Nice, tell me about it Carl, gotta love this north country weather hahah...
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Looks good. I'm in the process of making a welding/cutting table and a cart for my oxy-propane torch.
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Looks good for a scrap piece. I like it. With my **** retentive ways, I'd have to weld up all the corners and make it smooth all the way around, but it looks good and it definitely works.
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Updated!

Friend suggested a plug for both, so I wired in a 220 male plug that serves both the welder and plasma....any other ideas throw them out please!

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Originally wwnt with 10g for the plasma, but thought better as it came with 8g for the plug (though the manual says 10 for wiring). All mounted....
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Wired up. 8g is a PITA to work with, but managed to stuff it into a box...
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All hooked up...
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pretty clean set up. looks great!
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I lik the electrical, the taping of the wire nuts is a good idea.
I like the overall project all in one, nice.
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combining the electrical its a cool idea. just hope you dont want to take just one somewhere haha.
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I lik the electrical, the taping of the wire nuts is a good idea.
I like the overall project all in one, nice.
My buddy who does 440v HVAC stuff turned me onto that....

anyway, b/c good is not "good enough"....updates.....

Got a suggestion to secure the tank better, here is the results. Used some eye bolts and shock absorber rubber stops. Also, rewired to a bigger box to make me feel better....
As always, I have a LONG time until painting season, so pass along all ideas....


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Update....

Did not like how the cords were stored, so improved.....

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Also upgrade my Oxy cart. Guy before me had larger tanks, so I modded to fit smaller tanks better....

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Very nice!
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