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      • Building a Life-Size Nutcracker (that Can Crack Coconuts!)
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  • steamman1948 commented on carnyboy's instructable Compressed Gas Cylinder Wind Chime4 months ago
    Compressed Gas Cylinder Wind Chime

    nothing to thin readabove dangers

    Provalve up pane tanks are so thin you get a nice resounding deep ring with steel tanks HEY I almost bit the bullet ,,,,I opened valve up no gas excaped Good right NO NO NO NO I sawed thru the valve it flew accros a large shop bouncing around spinning like a pin ball machine finally began a clockwise spin lodging in a corner ……...it was snow white due to the rapid excaping of 2200 psi of co2 …….. it really made me think !!!! Rust had stopped the valve up …..ALSO DO not even think of an acyetlene tank ,,,,,they are filled with a diaomatacheous ????think spelled okay earth filler ….a fine dust ….that only way to get out is cut both ends off...I tried water hose from a fire truck ….also the thing that will K I L L YOU is the acetone ...yep very flammable liquid th...

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    Provalve up pane tanks are so thin you get a nice resounding deep ring with steel tanks HEY I almost bit the bullet ,,,,I opened valve up no gas excaped Good right NO NO NO NO I sawed thru the valve it flew accros a large shop bouncing around spinning like a pin ball machine finally began a clockwise spin lodging in a corner ……...it was snow white due to the rapid excaping of 2200 psi of co2 …….. it really made me think !!!! Rust had stopped the valve up …..ALSO DO not even think of an acyetlene tank ,,,,,they are filled with a diaomatacheous ????think spelled okay earth filler ….a fine dust ….that only way to get out is cut both ends off...I tried water hose from a fire truck ….also the thing that will K I L L YOU is the acetone ...yep very flammable liquid that keep s the whole thing from expoding . it takes 24 hrs to fill these if you lay one down give it several hours to assure all has settled ..one last bit the reason acytlene regulator is red lined at 15 # because any use over that it is VERY UNSTABLE,,,,,,,,only reason its 300#inside the tank is the desolved acetone and filler …..when we need to cut under water we use a hydrogen torch hey remember the Hindenburg ????????? oh well worksafe also if you have access to a simi /concrete floor and a fork lift ….set cyl in between the tires back forklift set brakes /get 36 in pipe wrench and a 5 ft pipe ….valve will come out / turn upside down fill with water and you can hand tite valve and cut away Good luck work safe have escape plan God bless Frank in Clover

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  • steamman1948 commented on seamster's instructable How to Make Giant Halloween Spiders7 months ago
    How to Make Giant Halloween Spiders

    cool enjoyed this ,,,,,Keep up the welding youll get better ,,,,Oh rebar is very porus ( has void s within,,,,,have seen a bad near miss where a 110 foot rebar cage was dropped due to welding directly to it ,,,,but in your case you will be okay ,,,Forge on Looks great

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