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Xbox 360 motherboard fixed in place.

Posted by sebastian smith on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, In : Blog 
Today I made sure all of the holes lined up and then drilled them bigger to screw in the small studs that I used earlier for the ring of light installation (I had lots of these small studs from the heatsink and didn't know a use for them before this). I then took them out after making sure everything fitted and put some JB weld in to secure them more firmly. The JB weld is now drying overnight. I also drilled 8 big holes for the big screw underneath the heatsink.



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More welding practice....

Posted by sebastian smith on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, In : Blog 
I ma slowly getting better at arc welding, even though these welds are still dreadful.
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Today I practised welding on a piece of angle iron.

Posted by sebastian smith on Sunday, October 17, 2010, In : Blog 
Today me and Grandad put the welder inside the workshop and put the wire behind everything so it wouldn't be in the way. I had got some old angle iron from a sign frame. After cleaning it up a bit we put it onto the old oven and started I welding. At first it was a bit sloppy but then the line got straighter and I began to join the lines together. There are pictures of me and the welding that I did today.


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Today I had my first go at arc welding!!!!!

Posted by sebastian smith on Saturday, October 16, 2010, In : Blog 
Today me and Grandad reconnected the oxford rt 110 oil immersed arc welder to the mains. We also bought the welding rods that had been drying for a few days there and set the right colour. I got the arc started on the second go and I welded  a few pieces of metal together. The first picture is of the first bit of welding I did and the second is of the other welds that I made. In the second picture the weld right at the bottom is the best weld that I have done.


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