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Re: TIG setup for 20 gauge mild steel?
I have some previous TIG welding experience with 1/8" + material. I am now moving to 20ga sheet metal for some auto body work. Here's my question: Would it work to weld 20 ga steel with .040 tungsten...
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New welder !
Well , new to me . Found a Lincoln Weldpak 175 in like-new condition , he was asking $375 I offered $275 and he accepted . It really is like new , contactor tip is clean and so is the nozzle . It also...
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Need book
Chemical Process Design and Integration (2nd Ed., Robin Smith), please
 
What is Hot Short?
Its something I have read a couple times about the non-weldability of some alloys. Particularly those that have additives for better machineability like 1144.
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Heavy Duty Vacuum Cleaner Hose
Back in 2019 I mentioned it here on this group, and it had been in use a while before that. I couldn't find when I had originally purchased it. It finally started having failures a couple days ago....
 
7018's forgot how good
Hi all Worked at a dry dock on a Dutch type barge. Hull plating - finishing a "Y" intersection of the overplating, under the barge presenting overhead with the barge on blocks. Switched to 7018's...
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Proficient Workers
Proficient Workers is a freelance, outsourcing and crowdsourcing platform. We connect clients and freelancers in Nigeria and other Africa Countries. Through our marketplace, clients can hire...
 
Convert TIG/stick to MIG?
Hey - So, I have an AHP 200DX (TIG & stick), but there are times when I wish I had a MIG machine. I seriously don't have the room for both. I understand why MIG is CV and the others are CC, but I'm...
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Holox Gas bottle - how can I exchange it
If I have a tank with Holox on the collar will I be able to exchange it? It’s a 150.
 
Video Versus the Hood
I've got four autodark welding hoods, and one with a fixed #10 lens (might be #11 I forget). Two of them are fairly cheap and two are what I call 1st stage good. Not a top of the line, but first step...
 
Ranger 8
Hello all, I've got a Ranger 8 that stopped welding. Interestingly enough it wasn't while I was welding...worked fine the last time I ran it and didn't the next. But anyhow.... I tried the 115 volt...
 
Ali GMAW - defect rates - spray, pulse
Hi Plea for real experience information. Thicker Ali at above about 130A. Probably wire-feed-speed at or above 10m/min (394ipm) Thinking of marine-grade 5000-series Al-Mg, but experience of other...
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auto darkening helmets
Hi there I dont know how many people on here are from the UK, but if you are you may like to know that Lidl are selling a very cheap auto darkening helmet. It's their own "Parkside" brand and it...
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Welded frame passing safety inspection?
Hey all, I’m about to fix a few holes in my frame by welding and started to think - will such repair pass safety inspection? I mean there must be standards around such repairs in your...
 
Astro Plasma Cutter
Can anyone tell me how much this plasma cutter is worth?