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    Welcome aboard and good work
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    Welcome Newbie from Ohio, Savage11,

    You will fit in just fine and do contribute to the postings and discussions. There are six of one, or half a dozen of the other ways to do something and every contribution is worthwhile for the members at the HMT website.

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    Thank you gentleman!!

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    I added on a truss system today to distribute the force of the jack. I still need to weld it out. Making progress.

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    Hopefully this picture is better, my laptop is down so I'm using my phone.

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    That looks much better is that 1 1/2" sq tube 3/16" wall thickness? ASTM A500 B is the most common structural tubing having a tensile of 58,000. PSI should do nicely even 1/8" wall thickness might be enough with enough weld area. Either way a lot depends on the butt weld in the center, a strap there will help. Looking good though.
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    Yes sir, that is 1/2" by 3/16thickness tubing. I'll add a strap as well next weekend. I still need to add a back gage and a lowering stop. Plus, I think I need to build a table for it. Its getting there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Savage11 View Post
    Hello all, I found this site by accident and was completely blown away. I do sheet metal fabrication for a living, but find it very boring. Making practical cool stuff at home is awesome. Here is a picture of my latest project, bottle jack press brake. I made it so top and bottom dies could be changed out.

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    Nice work. I don't do too much metalwork at present but have saved it for when I resume my model steam lorry.

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    Thanks glueman2, Ive seen those model steam engines on here very cool. I didn't know anything about them prior to this site. Look forward to seeing your completed model.

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    excellent ! good job !

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