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  1. Weld23

    Weld23 New Member

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    I sent an email trying to get info on the West Virginia dates and location, Can you send message me the info Please and how to sign up...Thanks :)
     
  2. J-Nol

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    Howdy!
    My name is Justin and I recently bought a 4x4 Growth Series with the Hypertherm 65. Ill primarily be using it for hobby type work but, like everyone, hope to grow it into some sort of side business down the road. I have a engineering (graduated from Texas A&M - GIG 'EM!) and racing background.

    I like the projects I have been seeing on this forum and hope to share some of my projects, experiences, and (inevitably) frustrations along the way! I look forward to talking with y'all and becoming well-versed within the Torchmate community.
     
  3. Torchmate

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    Welcome J-Nol!

    Great to have you! Enjoy the new table!
     
  4. JBweld

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    Hello! My name is Jeremy. As a Power Plant Operator/Maintenance Tech I do some fabrication as part of my job, but being an offroad fanatic is what really drives my interest for all things fab. I'm always looking to learn more skills, tips, and tricks (and hopefully share a few) so this looks like the right place to be. I recently had the privilege to be involved with the first Design/Cut/Build competition at Torchmate's facility in Reno. The opportunity to learn about and operate top shelf machines was an amazing experience for a hobby guy like me, and it was also a lot of fun hanging out with such a great group of people.
     
  5. Torchmate

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    Welcome to the forum Jeremy! We are glad you had such a great time here at the DCB! Thanks for coming in!
     
  6. Avery15

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    Hi, my name is Avery and I am a fabricator from Michigan. I like designing and working with CAD. I also like working with math and doing pattern layout. With fabrication, the learning never really ends so I always find myself browsing the webs to help me figure out what I'm doing wrong. I hope you guys can help me figure some stuff out, and maybe I can share some of my experiences too!
     
  7. Torchmate

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    Welcome Avery! Glad to have you. Feel free to post some of the things you are working on!
     
  8. Avery15

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    Will do, thank you for the welcome.
     
  9. Mark S.

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    Hey everyone. Just signed up. Most people call me Mark. I work for GM at the Milford Proving Grounds doing 3D CAD design in NX. I do a lot of product, fixture and test cell design and am pretty much a jack of all trades when it comes to the design work.
    My home shop is a 30 x 74 pole barn. I have a 2 post hoist and a lot of the requisite fab equipment.
    I have a Pro-Touring styled Astro Van going together in my shop right now. It's been a long haul but the major fab work is done and now it's all time consuming little things to finish.
    I'm glad to be here and hope to learn a few things as well.
    Mark
     
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    Welcome, Mark! Sounds like you have a lot of experience! We would love to see a running build thread of your Astro Van! Feel free to post it up in the DIY section. Welcome aboard.
     
  11. Mark S.

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    Thanks for the quick welcome! A running build thread I can do but there is 11 years of build thread here:
    http://www.pro-touring.com/threads/20086-The-BAD-AST-Project-Faze-II?highlight=
    Click that link and it will take you on a real trip. 37 pages and over 155,000 views. I started the design work for the van in '04. The real build starts in 2011 and I "hope" to have it drivable this year...
    Mark
     
  12. American AllWeld

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    Hi my name is Gordy I'm sorry to bother you but I have some questions about the torchmate 4x4 table.my number is 865-455-695 Thanks Gordy
     
  13. Shawn. L

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    Hey eveyone, im shawn. Live in central pennsylvania. Avid DIY'er and pretty much dabble a little bit in everything. Looking to gain some more knowledge with fab and welding. Have a Hobart 135 mig for a couple years now and would like to expand into some TIG.
     
  14. Torchmate

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    Awesome! Welcome!
     

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