Well that's too bad. I was looking forward to having a stash of materials to draw from at whim. Sure appreciate your efforts though.
Would there be any interest in doing the group buy in hot rolled instead?
Are you in for 3 if the price is right? What's your price point?
I found a $215US package. Purchasing 5 or more reduced it to $204US. Free shipping via DHL. Still responsible for Duty. I'm thinking 5 units will draw more attention with the duty inspectors v.s. one. Worth it?
Not one to give up readily I decided to try turning another 2" aluminum ball.
This time I turned a mandrel hoping to get around the excessive hang out dilemma.
The threaded stub is 3/8-16 NC.
This arrangement gave me no end of grief. So I went back to using a 3/8" bolt and the steady...
No offence taken with regard to your comment.
This welding thing is way more difficult than I ever imagined. My biggest problem is that even with auto darkening lenses I can't see the path...
I picked up one of these KickingHorse™ F130 IGBT Inverter Flux Core Gasless MIG Welders. $200 + Tax landed.
Works ok. All that I have done with it thus far is prove that I have absolutely no natural welding talent what so ever. LOL.