Wed Jun 20 23:45:45 CEST 2007


My todays advanced education was about welding. We learned about welding with electrodes and welding with inert gas. In fact we used MAG, metal activ gas. The difference ist the gas: MIG uses Argon and MAG uses carbondioxide. It is cheaper. We learned about different seams and tried them. Flat seam and gorge seam. Have a look at it and don't criticize it; its's the first time for me after 20 years:

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Wed Jun 13 23:40:18 CEST 2007

Mr. sledgehammer

Now I know again, how hard some people earn their money. Today I had an advanced education in forgeing. I was a blacksmith for 8 hours. Forging is done at 1200 degrees. We had 6 firestations working and so was the temperature in the smithy workshop. The whole time I had to use hammers from 1,6 kg to 6 kg. Imagine how my arms feel. But finally I handeled it and finished my two workpieces:

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Sat Jun 9 23:54:53 CEST 2007


For long years nothing happened, but this year I got hayfever in a heavy way. The farmers didn't bring in the gras yet, so it started to bloom. Bad for me and I was inactiv most of the day because of sneezing. Very bad!

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Sat Jun 9 23:47:11 CEST 2007

Testing grillage

Tested the grillage for the cug meeting. Great taste! But I will make some refinements to make it superb for all. Start collecting spittle is the command for all participants.

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