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  • IT without welding?

    I want to make an IT, but don't have a welder. I have made a very crude one out of a door hinge, wood strips (for the arm) and a door bracket. Curious if there's anything out there that's better. How'd you make yours if you didn't weld? A link to your build would be great.
    Here's mine:
    http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/j...man-15992.html

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    Re: IT without welding?

    Anyplace where welding can't be replaced with bolts it can be with JB weld.

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    • #3
      Re: IT without welding?

      Buy 2 part epoxy let it sit over night and your good either 3m duramix or sem all available just as strong they sell small tubes

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      • #4
        Re: IT without welding?

        jimkramer
        another method is to use a length of threaded rod with a couple of nuts, adjustable and strong!


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        • #5
          Re: IT without welding?

          At first I was thinking about doing something like this...
          But I did have mine welded.
          My build: http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/4...way-19491.html

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          • #6
            Re: IT without welding?

            Just in case you find someone who can weld for you this is how I did mine.
            I have a small hobby welder and no experience with welding but I made it stick
            My build: http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/4...way-19491.html

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            • #7
              Re: IT without welding?

              Originally posted by Steellearning View Post
              this is how I did mine.
              So why did it need welding?
              It would stay in place by locking the thread up surely?
              The English language was invented by people who couldnt spell.

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              • #8
                Re: IT without welding?

                Steellearning- how'd you affix the threaded rod at the bottom? It seems people often use either a door hinge or caster. I suppose I could drill a big hole in a hinge, then bolt it in place.
                Here's mine:
                http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/j...man-15992.html

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                • #9
                  Re: IT without welding?

                  Originally posted by brickie in oz View Post
                  So why did it need welding?
                  It would stay in place by locking the thread up surely?
                  The bolt was only used to hold the long nut in place during welding and was removed after. I didn't want to have a nut on the shoe side of the bracket (where the brick is seated). Plus I wanted to try welding...
                  Last edited by Steellearning; 07-25-2013, 08:54 AM.
                  My build: http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/4...way-19491.html

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                  • #10
                    Re: IT without welding?

                    Originally posted by jimkramer View Post
                    Steellearning- how'd you affix the threaded rod at the bottom? It seems people often use either a door hinge or caster. I suppose I could drill a big hole in a hinge, then bolt it in place.
                    This is what it looks like... Hope these photos help explain.
                    Not the most beautiful welding, but it stuck...
                    My build: http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/4...way-19491.html

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                    • #11
                      Re: IT without welding?

                      Countersink a machine bolt through the bracket into a long nut like Steellearning used. Secure the whole thing with some thread locker and/or epoxy. The bracket doesn't need to be all that strong. It just needs to be secure.
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                      • #12
                        Re: IT without welding?

                        Originally posted by deejayoh View Post
                        Countersink a machine bolt through the bracket into a long nut like Steellearning used. Secure the whole thing with some thread locker and/or epoxy. The bracket doesn't need to be all that strong. It just needs to be secure.
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                        Much better idea, wish I had thought of that...
                        My build: http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/4...way-19491.html

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