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Author Topic: Critique my welds.  (Read 10383 times)

Skorch

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #20 on: December 02, 2015, 03:32:22 PM »

Ready welder is the reason I run two batteries.   Mark
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pdangerp

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #21 on: December 02, 2015, 04:20:53 PM »


At the edge was 3/40 then progressed down to 3/20.  The 5th row in I went down to 2/30 then to 2/25.
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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #22 on: December 02, 2015, 07:40:51 PM »

Your looking much better by the 5th and 6th row. Im certainly not one to take welding advice from, but they've look better.
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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #23 on: December 02, 2015, 07:53:02 PM »

welding lines doesnt do much for technique.  Once you grab some coupons and start doing butt and lap joints it will work better.

Tig is the one process that benifits from practicing on flat surfaces. Wire feed, not so much
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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #24 on: December 02, 2015, 09:01:19 PM »


welding lines doesnt do much for technique.  Once you grab some coupons and start doing butt and lap joints it will work better.

Tig is the one process that benifits from practicing on flat surfaces. Wire feed, not so much
The guy in the troubleshooting video was doing lines.
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timatoe

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #25 on: December 02, 2015, 11:13:53 PM »

How much is a bottle?

I don't know how much it is to "rent" their bottles.  I get my gas at Harris over kinda by you (8475 Auburn Blvd), it's $57 for a refill on a big tank.  They have one in Auburn and in Nevada City, but I like those guys better.
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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #26 on: December 03, 2015, 09:46:01 PM »

I called air gas not to long ago and they said like 40 cents a day to rent I'm going to check it out again since I just ordered my 230v welder

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #27 on: December 04, 2015, 12:11:58 PM »

I've got two 80cf tanks, one I traded in 3-4 old CO2 tanks from a soda system and the other I bought outright.  I think it was in the neighborhood of $235 for a full tank.  Of course you "buy" a tank and when you get it re-filled they just swap tanks with you.  May be able to find a tank (maybe even the smaller 40cf) on craigslist for a good deal.
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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #28 on: December 04, 2015, 06:32:51 PM »

Barnes said they range between 150 and 200 for 2-4 hours worth of gas.
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Mr.B

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #29 on: December 05, 2015, 10:54:52 AM »

Just a safety warning to all you welders out there. Some of you guys might know this already, but some may not.


http://www.brewracingframes.com/safety-alert-brake-cleaner--phosgene-gas.html
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pdangerp

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #30 on: December 05, 2015, 12:23:38 PM »


Just a safety warning to all you welders out there. Some of you guys might know this already, but some may not.


http://www.brewracingframes.com/safety-alert-brake-cleaner--phosgene-gas.html
Thanks Ben. I saw that on garagejournal a couple of days ago.
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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #31 on: December 05, 2015, 12:25:07 PM »



1/4" plate seems to be easier to weld than the thin stuff. I need to swap up to .035 to get the full penetration according to the welder chart.
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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #32 on: December 05, 2015, 12:37:53 PM »

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #33 on: December 06, 2015, 10:33:37 AM »


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4.3LXJ

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #34 on: December 06, 2015, 03:00:29 PM »

Your welds are looking better with practice.  I do think you are running a little too much heat though on the last one
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pdangerp

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Critique my welds.
« Reply #35 on: December 06, 2015, 07:07:00 PM »

Hey Skorch, here's that fab table I was telling you about. http://youtu.be/_OnF6_V28DM
« Last Edit: December 07, 2015, 07:37:31 AM by pdangerp »
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Skorch

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #36 on: December 06, 2015, 07:51:18 PM »

Ha, disc brake rotors.  Cool as hell. Mark
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timatoe

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #37 on: December 06, 2015, 08:36:19 PM »

That's freaking cool.
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pdangerp

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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #38 on: December 08, 2015, 04:57:07 PM »


Up to .035 wire today.
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Re: Critique my welds.
« Reply #39 on: December 08, 2015, 05:22:52 PM »


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