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The life of a thermite welder
« on: January 12, 2014, 08:22:04 PM »
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Stolen from Reddit.

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Re: The life of a thermite welder
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2014, 03:36:24 PM »
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That looks like it would be very interesting to see in person. Are all thermite welds done like that or are there machines for larger projects?
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Re: The life of a thermite welder
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2014, 08:15:03 PM »
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"...and some remote section houses had certain rules about bathroom conduct. "


Very descriptive picture.
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Re: The life of a thermite welder
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2014, 08:18:28 PM »
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I watched that being done on the old Reading line in West Trenton several times. Fascinating... and scary.
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Re: The life of a thermite welder
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2014, 07:51:28 AM »
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I watched that being done on the old Reading line in West Trenton several times. Fascinating... and scary.

Thermite welding or "bathroom conduct?"  :trollface:
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Re: The life of a thermite welder
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2014, 08:19:16 AM »
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I thought the same thing, but chose not to post it  :lol:

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Re: The life of a thermite welder
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2014, 08:41:23 AM »
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I thought the same thing, but chose not to post it  :lol:

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Re: The life of a thermite welder
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2014, 09:12:28 AM »
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LOL

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Re: The life of a thermite welder
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2014, 11:10:36 AM »
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I confess...

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