Wire Welder cart

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Wire Welder cart

Postby Winfield Dave » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:11 pm

I got tired of lugging my wire welder and all its accessories and tools whenever I needed it.
It always took multiple trips to get everything to where I wanted to weld.

Now, the stick welder is somewhat fixed - being 220 volt - so all the work for it comes to its location.
But the wire welder at 110 volts goes anywhere there is an outlet.

So, I started thinking about some kind of cart....searched the forum, photohost and google for ideas.
Was not looking forward to building one from scratch = wheels, axles, wheel framework, shelves, etc., etc.

Then I saw a photo where someone used an old lawnmower as a starting point....Hmmmm, several mowers laying around the house.

Here is what I began with:
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and here is the final product:
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The top is an old bread tray...It lifts right out if the tools need to go somewhere solo.
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Re: Wire Welder cart

Postby Mr E » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:21 pm

Cool idea !! I like it.
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Re: Wire Welder cart

Postby Eugene » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:22 pm

Great idea Dave.

No self-respecting Cub owner would use that color.
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Re: Wire Welder cart

Postby David C » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:26 pm

That's a very cool idea!! Defiantly "thinking outside the box" I would have never looked at my old mower that way...

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Re: Wire Welder cart

Postby Barnyard » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:28 pm

Eugene wrote:No self-respecting Cub owner would use that color.

Nobody ever claimed him to be self respecting. :lol:

But it is a great idea! Good job Dave!
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Re: Wire Welder cart

Postby Winfield Dave » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:31 pm

Eugene wrote:No self-respecting Cub owner would use that color.
It's Forest Green and what was on the shelf at home....I would never use that other green. :mrgreen:
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Re: Wire Welder cart

Postby ScottyD'sdad » Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:00 pm

Winfield Dave wrote:
Eugene wrote:No self-respecting Cub owner would use that color.
It's Forest Green and what was on the shelf at home....I would never use that other green. :mrgreen:

Some shades of green are ok! Nice recycling job, Dave! Ed
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Re: Wire Welder cart

Postby Rudi » Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:00 pm

Dave:

Well done :!: I like the idea a lot. As was mentioned, thinking "outside the box" can be very creative and kinda satisfying. Reduce, Reuse and Recycle is one of my favourite mantras ... and Forest Green is ok ... that is the colour of my furnace bases. My father-in-law's favourite colour was TremClad Fire Red -- all his projects were Fire Red :lol:

I kinda wish I had kept the old mower I had ... only thing to add to that would be something to hold to CO2/Argon bottle :idea:
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