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post #108 of Old 03-30-2012
Brent Swain
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Re: Are you a do-it-yourselfer?

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Originally Posted by Capt Len View Post
My tools on board include oxy/ acetylene tanks and gear. You bet I'm a do it myselfer.
Oxy propane works just as well ,and is much cheaper and simpler to deal with. Build a yoke for your oxygen bottle and you can refill it from a bigger bottle.
All you need to change is the propane tip.
I have a 100 amp auto alternator , driven by my engine , thru a 9 inch pulley. It welds and runs my power tools. My most used are drills and angle grinder. I have put an extension and cigarette lighter plug on my 12 volt drill, which I use a lot.

Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"

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