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PEP BB metalworking.sand.crack - fix a crack in a tool
posted 6 months ago
This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the
. Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in
Have a crack in your shovel, backhoe
, garbage can or engine block? Crack happens, let's fix it!
Not all things are easy to fix and this BB is for welded fixes.
Here's cutting out a crack and welding in a new piece. You may notice that the previous crack repair (gusset plates) likely caused the new crack :)
Here's a guy welding
- Weld a crack or
- Reinforce a cracked spot or
- Replace a section with new metal
To document your completion of the BB, provide the photos or
(<2 min) of the following:
- The supplies and crack you're starting with
- Partway through the build
- The finished repair
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