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  • Stainless cart for the new welder.

    Been busy enough since I bought my Dynasty 280 DX in January that I have nor made a custom cart for it yet. With scrap and drops from work, and a few extra pieces bought to make up the rest I completed it this morning and am happy with it.

    Not finished yet, but will accommodate a full 330 CF bottle on the back and custom water cooler pump/motor/etc on the bottom.

    Wheels are from Tractor supply, axle is 5/8" solid round stock. The frame is all 2" square 7 gauge.




    Stainless process piping - welder & fitter

    Miller Dynasty 280DX
    Jet band saw
    Dewalt chop saw
    Assorted IR air tools and Metabos

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    Stainless process piping - welder & fitter

    Miller Dynasty 280DX
    Jet band saw
    Dewalt chop saw
    Assorted IR air tools and Metabos

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      Stainless process piping - welder & fitter

      Miller Dynasty 280DX
      Jet band saw
      Dewalt chop saw
      Assorted IR air tools and Metabos

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      • #4
        Nice job.
        How do you like your Dynasty 280 DX?

        Don
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        • #5
          I love it. Beautiful arc and feature rich. I am never in need of the sequencer functions but the AC arc tailoring and overall arc quality leave nothing but contentment.
          Stainless process piping - welder & fitter

          Miller Dynasty 280DX
          Jet band saw
          Dewalt chop saw
          Assorted IR air tools and Metabos

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          • #6
            Now that's what I like to see !!

            That cart has perfectionist written all over it. Nice job!!

            Geez, look at his lawn even...

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            • #7
              A few more pictures now that it is closer to bring done.

              http://zero-signal.org/weld/cart10.jpg
              http://zero-signal.org/weld/cart11.jpg
              http://zero-signal.org/weld/cart12.jpg
              Stainless process piping - welder & fitter

              Miller Dynasty 280DX
              Jet band saw
              Dewalt chop saw
              Assorted IR air tools and Metabos

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              • #8
                How did you build the water cooler? Is it just a piece of 6" sanitary pipe or are there other parts inside? What is that white hose on the front?

                Overall I like it, looks sweet.

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                • #9
                  Yes, a 6" piece of tubing, holds about 2 gallons.

                  The clear poly tubing is a simple sight glass for fluid level.
                  Stainless process piping - welder & fitter

                  Miller Dynasty 280DX
                  Jet band saw
                  Dewalt chop saw
                  Assorted IR air tools and Metabos

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by CODE4 View Post
                    Yes, a 6" piece of tubing, holds about 2 gallons.

                    The clear poly tubing is a simple sight glass for fluid level.
                    Beautiful job! I've been grooving on the pictures: the design, execution, and hardware details.

                    Since I don't know anything about coolers, I wonder if you could answer a few newbie questions?

                    1) There is no radiator on your cooler. Is that typical?
                    2) How did you go about sizing the pump? It looks pretty big.
                    3) Some time ago on this site another guy showed his design. It seemed to have quite a bit of control wiring in it. Since yours doesn't, would you know the purpose of the control circuitry?

                    Joe
                    Last edited by Arizona Joe; 05-19-2015, 04:47 PM.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Arizona Joe View Post
                      Beautiful job! I've been grooving on the pictures: the design, execution, and hardware details.

                      Since I don't know anything about coolers, I wonder if you could answer a few newbie questions?

                      1) There is no radiator on your cooler. Is that typical?
                      2) How did you go about sizing the pump? It looks pretty big.
                      3) Some time ago on this site another guy showed his design. It seemed to have quite a bit of control wiring in it. Since yours doesn't, would you know the purpose of the control circuitry?

                      Joe
                      1: depends on the application and duty cycle really. All commercial ones will have a tube and fin heat exchanger typically. I may end up plumbing in a bar & plate transmission/oil cooler after the pump prior to the torch if I find that I need it (hence why I have a thermometer on the tank).

                      2: It is a simple Procon pump, and the pump is actually really small - look closely, the majority of that is the Marathon Electric motor that drives the pump. If you open a Miller Coolmate 4 you will see a pump coupled to an AC motor that is a 1/2 HP or so.

                      3: No idea without looking at some pictures. the only thing I have is a 16 ga. SJOOW cable that is wired to the back of the Dynasty. When the welder is powered up, the pump is running. When the welder goes into standby or powered off, the pump is off.
                      Stainless process piping - welder & fitter

                      Miller Dynasty 280DX
                      Jet band saw
                      Dewalt chop saw
                      Assorted IR air tools and Metabos

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by CODE4 View Post
                        1: depends on the application and duty cycle really. All commercial ones will have a tube and fin heat exchanger typically. I may end up plumbing in a bar & plate transmission/oil cooler after the pump prior to the torch if I find that I need it (hence why I have a thermometer on the tank).

                        2: It is a simple Procon pump, and the pump is actually really small - look closely, the majority of that is the Marathon Electric motor that drives the pump. If you open a Miller Coolmate 4 you will see a pump coupled to an AC motor that is a 1/2 HP or so.

                        3: No idea without looking at some pictures. the only thing I have is a 16 ga. SJOOW cable that is wired to the back of the Dynasty. When the welder is powered up, the pump is running. When the welder goes into standby or powered off, the pump is off.
                        Thank you! All very clear. Once again, admirable work, just plain *****! (Agh! I got bleeped out! My apologies to the Miller Forum. The censored word is what they say in California when something's cool. ***** = female doggin'
                        Last edited by Arizona Joe; 05-19-2015, 09:20 PM.

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