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#1 AKAMetal

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 03:48 AM

Hi everyone,
I've been professionally working in the foundry industry for over 17 years now with quite a few personal projects under my belt as well. I've been working with metal since 1990 when I was certified a welder by the USN at 19 yrs old. I'm not using this as a brag sheet but I do have a lot of experience and would be happy to give and receive advice on quite a few facets of metal working. I'm excited to be a part of this forum and look forward to meeting some new folks and discussing our passions for metal. And while I do know metal, I don't know computers so I will most certainly be requesting assistance with uploads, downloads, resizing, attachments etc...
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Posted 17 August 2012 - 04:34 AM

Welcome to MAF.........always nice to see another caster on board. [Welcome] [Welcome] [MAF] [Beer]
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Posted 17 August 2012 - 05:10 AM

[Welcome]To the forum, as Bill said jump in anytime with what ya got! [Welcome] There are no silly or dumb questions on this forum, as everybody skill set and levels are different. Check out some of the other forums for the photo posting and resizing of photo's we have found 800 pixels x 800 pixels is about the best size for most members computers large enough for the items detail, and still get a great overview of the whole item.
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#4 Closing Rivets Up

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 07:07 AM

There is a world of knowledge on this forum to draw from. And as PT said there are no dumb questions here. And welcome to the forum.

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#5 AKAMetal

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 07:47 AM

Thanks you guys, after all who doesn't appreciate a quick response? I will post some pics of past works soon but I'm mostly on my work cpu and I have the majority of my images saved at home. Bill, I did check out your links earlier and you've got some cool projects behind you for sure! I'm going to start another post about aluminum casting/welding this afternoon. We are at a ground level on it and my welder is having a tough time with the porosity in some of the parts, not to mention my caster is having a tough time with porosity [Big Grin] . Anyway thanks for the welcoming party, see ya on another thread.
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