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Air Products brazing torch head


August 31, 2015, 9:47 am

I have an old Air Products cutting torch head Model 2820. Would an Air Products brazing head Model 150 size 7 or 8 fit this model? Thanking you in advance, Jim Read more »

dc, hot-start, anti-stick - any good?


August 29, 2015, 4:26 pm

I have stick welded with an old AC transformer buzz-box (and done a bit of TIG), and am considering buying a TIG welder. Several of my possible choices can do stick as well as TIG, but how much ... Read more »

TIG welding in argon atmosphere


August 28, 2015, 7:03 am

If I am TIG welding in an argon (or Ar/He) atmosphere, do I need any gas flowing through the torch? Can I recycle gas from the atmosphere eg using a fishtank air pump? Thanks - Peter Fairbrother... Read more »

good welding near vision, lenses, other fab-shop activities


August 27, 2015, 5:39 am

Hello everyone I have come to that moment of finding that my eye-sight does not enable me to adequately see the weld and weld pool without corrective lenses. There been discussions over the years... Read more »

Ernie?


August 21, 2015, 3:16 pm

Seems like we haven't seen Ernie/Stagesmith in many months-- like April? Are the questions to uninteresting, or are you back at sea? Hoping all is well! -- MPowell Read more »

Repairing aluminum crankcase


August 21, 2015, 10:01 am

My little tractor has had a mishap , it put a con rod out the side of the motor . Motor in question is a Kohler KT17 opposed twin . Since these are rather hard - and expensive - to replace , I ... Read more »

Can a three phase motor be run as a generator driven with an ICE


August 18, 2015, 2:26 pm

Can a three phase motor be run as a generator with an ICE, and then use the power too run a standard three phase welder.looking for addvice facts. THIS questian is not about the rotory phase convert... Read more »

would a 3 phase welder work at all with a static phase converter


August 18, 2015, 2:13 pm

I am looking for addvise on if that a static phase converter would allow a three phase welder too work with a some what less welding amps,or work on lower settings. Read more »

Hypertherm Max100 burns Pac130 plasma torch


August 17, 2015, 11:00 am

I have a Hypertherm plasma cutter with Pac130 torch. It was working when I bought it a few years ago. Now it does not work, specifically, it does work, but starts an arc INSIDE the torch and burn... Read more »

Pulsing Acetylene Regulator


August 7, 2015, 8:27 am

A year-and-a-half ago I replaced a pulsing acetylene regulator with a medium duty Victor. I use this rig irregularly, and was truly bummed yesterday to find a new case of pulsing. This regulator ... Read more »

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Lincoln Square Wave Tig-Michigan


http://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/tls/1878998454.html Tig/Arc Welder - $1100 (Shelby TWP) Date: 2010-08-03, 4:40PM EDT Reply to: sale-vt3sp-1878998454@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?] Li... Read more »

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what diameter wire to use to get 3/4" fillet in 1 pass?


What diameter wire to use to get 3/4 fillet in 1 pass on 1 1/2 thick steel plate? Read more »

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Funny Welding Cartoon


Heheh, found this on Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oSdWqerwxM We weld the children... no mommy no! lololol ------------------------------------- ##----------------------------------------... Read more »

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Photos of my inert gas setup


http://igor.chudov.com/projects/Welding/04-Argon-Tank-Setup/ I am thinking of doing something extra to protect the regulator, maybe I should make some guard around it... i Read more »

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Avoid welding distortion


I have to make a fair number of 5' x 5' aluminum frames out of 1 by 1/8 6061 aluminum bar stock. Each frame is subdivided by additional aluminum pieces into a grid of 12 by 12 squares. I am looking f... Read more »

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Fair price for a SA-200?

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As some of you may remember, I have a couple of old short hood Lincoln SA-200 welders. A business acquaintance has developed an interest in welding and wants to buy one. However, I have a rule to ne... Read more »

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Bright Flares

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Aluminum welding is coming along , just need lots of practice now . But SS is still giving me problems . Seems no matter how much or how little surface prep I do I still get these really bright... Read more »

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Heat input - FCAW verses SMAW


I'd like to hear some opinions on heat input of FCAW verses SMAW when welding a 1-1/2 thick reinforcing pad to a 1-1/2 thick rolled and welded cylinder. Both items are SA516-70. The weld required is ... Read more »

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Investigation of the reduction of mouldboard ploughshare wear through hot s...


Turk J Agric For 35 (2011) 461-468 © TÜB?TAK doi:10.3906/tar-1105-29 Abstract: Th e eff ects of the hot stamping process and diff erent hardfacing techniq ues, such as shielded metal arcweld... Read more »

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Welding School in Houston, Texas

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Hi y'all. I'm looking for some formal training in welding in Houston, Texas. I've looked at the web sites for various places, but I wanted to get opinions from the folks in this group. I'd prefer a p... Read more »