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Forum: General Welding Questions 12-15-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,324
Posted By Spanky
Re: 600 Pipe Templates Simplified book

For a branch tee layout. Go to pipesaddlelayout.....find DL11- Pipe Saddle Layout web site. Get a roll of dry wall tape and fold to amount of segments you want to have instead of using a wrap-around....
Forum: Everything Else 11-22-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 26,232
Posted By Spanky
Re: What's up Everyone ?

Mark you need to realize that guy is looking for a escape goat. You name maybe on every weld weld made there. Inspector comes in and wants to see paperwork on the welders a paper trail has been made...
Forum: General Welding Questions 11-04-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,867
Posted By Spanky
Re: Advice… *posted it in the wrong thread*

Just take your time. The people on this site has much to give. The knowledge here can take you places you cannot learn in one place or one job only. Just show some respect and most will help you all...
Forum: Interesting info 08-25-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,571
Posted By Spanky
Re: No Xray

Wannabees will always drag the good Welders down. Nothing one has but reputation. In the end no place to go for those with no pride. It will catch up and they can not dig themselves out from the hole...
Forum: Just for fun 06-24-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,312
Posted By Spanky
Re: Rigwelding Jeopardy Test Your Knowledge

My helper used an old draw knife or a machete. But those days are long gone...
Forum: General Welding Questions 06-14-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,638
Posted By Spanky
Re: split sleeve install

When I would weld a sleeve on the pipe. I would weld the bottom of the backer bars before cutting the tacks. Put the weld on the bottom half then wrap a chain around the sleeve after installing it....
Forum: Rigwelder.com Community Support 05-26-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,802
Posted By Spanky
Re: Ua 798

Yes is Union. Miller Pipeline is out of Indianapolis, Ind. They do distribution work as well as mainline. Might try UA 190. They hire rigs
Forum: Rigwelder.com Community Support 05-26-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,802
Posted By Spanky
Re: Ua 798

I just heard last night Miller Pipeline is looking for rig welders in Cincinnati, Ohio. Do't know the extent of work.....
Forum: General Welding Questions 04-29-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,092
Posted By Spanky
Re: Getting into rig welding

You will be be wrong if you not listen to experience....The instructors go so far to their ability. The guys here can take you to a upper level that you can not learn in a class room. A dream is only...
Forum: Just for fun 04-24-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,312
Posted By Spanky
Wink Re: Rigwelding Jeopardy Test Your Knowledge

Only 2 .... The first one and the last one...
Forum: Everything Else 02-12-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,230
Posted By Spanky
Re: Union questions

Not meaning to chime in.....I started out Non-Union. Not knowing or understanding Union. Then was educated about Union. Decided in my life I wanted to be Union. At the time not a lot of Union rig...
Forum: Interesting info 01-29-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,334
Posted By Spanky
Re: The Eagles

Once did a job for trucker hauling frozen fish sticks. On New Years day. Half my rig was stacked in boxes of frozen fish sticks. What a way to make a buck back then.....Still won't eat Swanson's fish...
Forum: Work 01-26-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,574
Posted By Spanky
Re: Single Hand Welders

I chased those powerhouse jobs most of my career in Building Trades. I retire and they build one in my backyard almost...Same way when I did rig welding. All the rig work that has been going on...The...
Forum: Work 01-25-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,574
Posted By Spanky
Re: Single Hand Welders

Unless changed in the last couple of weeks. It is still a Bechtel project. Out of my home Local.
Forum: Work 01-25-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,574
Posted By Spanky
Re: Single Hand Welders

UA 11 is 6" sch 80 CS...A tig root and hotpass. Low-hi out. In 6G position
Forum: Work 01-25-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,574
Posted By Spanky
Re: Single Hand Welders

Suppose to start hiring welders in February. And continue through out the year. Like I first wrote. You take pretest at your Union Hall and send coupon. Will save the drive to test. Still a pretest...
Forum: Work 01-21-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,310
Posted By Spanky
Re: pay scale out of local 100 for journeyman welder

Chris pay scale should be public knowledge given to whomever asks for it. My Local has cards setting out on a counter with the break down of pay scale. Or ask the Steward on the job if there is one...
Forum: Work 01-20-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,798
Posted By Spanky
Re: question about rig pay

Mark you got a pipeline to go in your area coming right? You got a shop and portable right? Just hit the warehouse and pick up the side work....Always something broke.
Forum: Interesting info 01-20-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,334
Posted By Spanky
Talking Re: The Eagles

Only as long as we can remember...Just not on vinyl any more but coming back and I sold my albums years ago.. Had a granite turn table cranked those turns. Going through junk my first SA200 in the...
Forum: Interesting info 01-19-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,334
Posted By Spanky
Re: The Eagles

Yeah a good live band whether at concert or a bar band can rock the house...Many have their finest artists...Mine is JJ Cale, John Lennon, Peter Frampton, BB King,
I remember seeing the Beatles on...
Forum: Interesting info 01-19-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,334
Posted By Spanky
Re: The Eagles

My Mother wouldn't let me go to Woodstock.....Damn her....
Forum: Interesting info 01-19-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,334
Posted By Spanky
Re: The Eagles

Seen the Stones,,at $12.90 a ticket...Most of the groups in the 70's at concert
Forum: Interesting info 01-19-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,334
Posted By Spanky
Re: The Eagles

Yeah to see a band before they make it is a memory that we live with for ever...Seen Biggy Rat that wrote " Smoking in the Boys Room " in "72"
Forum: Just for fun 01-19-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,452
Posted By Spanky
Re: Crown Royal Hand select barrel whiskey

Prefer a good first a good first barrel Scotch Whiskey or a 6 distilled Vodka or some some good smooth shine....
Forum: Interesting info 01-19-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,334
Posted By Spanky
Re: The Eagles

As a little older than you PWG....Did lines on the cassette case and hit the firing line in my days...Tests don't allow that anymore or a beer at afternoon break...Played hard and worked hard....
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