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Old 05-19-2022, 08:58 AM
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Largest "can" to date

Welding/Forging my largest "can" to date.... 4 1/2" square X 15" long. Weight without the handle: 44.8 pounds.


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Old 05-19-2022, 04:44 PM
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Thanks for the link, Ed. That's one heck of a press he had to uses. It does like some of the can came loose as he was forging but it must of been a nightmare to grind the rest off.


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Old 05-20-2022, 08:22 AM
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That's a big billet!! Just check the size of that press - BIG ram.
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Old 05-20-2022, 02:44 PM
Chris Railey Chris Railey is offline
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Dang Ed, thats a big billet for an old guy to be moving around...
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Old 05-21-2022, 10:56 AM
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Hey Ed hadn't heard from you in a bit hope all is well. Saw the multiple videos on YouTube that thing was/is a monster!! I'm sure its destiny is a bunch of projects!
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