Welding on crane boom

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Merlyn
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Re: Welding on crane boom

Postby Merlyn » Fri Oct 28, 2016 5:25 am

S.S. = Stainless Steel?
Wrong.
Remembering The Good Old days, when Chiefs stood watches and all Torque settings were F.T.

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Re: Welding on crane boom

Postby Merlyn » Fri Nov 04, 2016 10:01 am

No one heard of that superb carbon steel close tolerance polished to very tight tolerances special steel?
Hard almost like inlet/ exhaust valve stems.
Allways in 13 inch lengths. Can have the colours run off the end.
Been trying to figure out why 13 inches and not a foot since 1960 .
Although you can buy it in longer lengths the basic is still 13 inches. And why no centres?
Why?
SILVER STEEL.
Remembering The Good Old days, when Chiefs stood watches and all Torque settings were F.T.


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