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Solar Flux review
This is the stuff we were discussing a few days ago . I tried it out just a few minutes ago , and it works as advertised . There is no sugaring on the back side of the piece of 1 3/4 stainless tube I...
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Paint on flux for the inside of stainless tube
Have any of you guys used it? I just heard of it for the first time a little while ago.
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spray transfer min. current - 1.0mm and 1.2mm steel wire
Hi there Is the transition to spray transfer at a lower current with a smaller 1.0mm diameter (39thou) wire than with 1.2mm (47thou) wire? With Ar-15%CO2 I reckon it's 1.2mm dia -> 240A 1.0mm dia ->...
 
How The Heck Did That Happen
I've got a decent if not great welding table in my shop. Basically a frame work of 2x2x1/8 inch steel tube with a 1/4 steel plate for the top. Often when working on relatively clean pieces that I have...
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More silly questions TIG.
Every time I strike arc The tungsten turns to a blob.I am trying steel with argon.When ever I ask google it goes on about foot pedals ,high frequency sparks and all manners of crap . I just have an...
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Best TIG Welder For Home Use
Well, are you looking for a tig welder which you can use safely at your home? Tungsten Inert Gas welding (TIG) is a robust welding process widely applicable due to its variety to weld many materials....
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Cross Posted - HOME MADE STEEL TREAD PLATE
A few months back I picked up a gooseneck equipment trailer. It was made in a farm shop. Overall its pretty decent, but it has some issues. It was decked in what looks to me like bowling alley...
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Al-GMAW summery is correct?
Hello all Using industrial 3-phase welding machine with "Constant Voltage" and "Pulse", with pure Ar shielding gas and 1.2mm (47thou) 5183 wire (Al-Mg-Mn). On Al 5083 and 6062 Finding * 10m/min and...
 
Not Taking Advantage of a Widow
I saw this add for a Miller Bobcat 250. $400 and the photos look immaculate. Being the nice guy I am I sent them an email saying they had it way under priced. The is was the reply that totally screams...
 
Re: Onlinemetals much cheaper than McMaster Carr
Midwest is cheaper than Online Metals. By a lot. They are also very very very very very (maybe one more very) very slow to ship. I've canceled a few orders due to waiting weeks and weeks and weeks....
 
tig tutorial
As I said before I have a unimig similar to au unimig 190, it is not a dedicated tig machine it is mig tig and dc stick,I am trying tig without much sucess, every tutorial carrys on about specialised...
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cheap spool gun wiring
Ihave an older unimig 175 which seem to be the same as a unimig 190. it has three knobs,current voltage and wire speed,a euro socket for main mig cable,two euro sockets for + Ihave an older unimig 175...
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Al-GMAW 6000-series
Hi all Is eg. 5083 (Al-Mg) much easier to Al-GMAW than 6000-series (Al-Si-Mg)? On 5083 I easily get really need welds, even if I say it myself. On 6000-series the arc seems really fiesty. Welding...
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A basic set up to weld aluminum with a airco 300 square wave
I cannot find a manual for this,I have with much time and flipping this switch that nob finally got it stick but my issue is ,I was a pipe welder for years useing GTAW and stick every day usually with...
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Hobart handler 210
Does anyone know if I can use a Hobart handler 210 (USA) in Europe? If yes, what do I have to change?
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