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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2016, 08:51:29 AM »
Much much better on the bars! Very clean...

Have you tried different metals yet such as high grade 316L stainless steel?

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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2016, 09:38:00 AM »
Much much better on the bars! Very clean...

Have you tried different metals yet such as high grade 316L stainless steel?
Don't think my welder can do stainless, i'm on the lookout for a second hand gas mig.

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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #17 on: March 18, 2016, 09:51:43 PM »
Been practising a little more think i will treat my self to a better welder.



rigged up a cheap extractor fan to get rid of some of the fumes.

[vid]http://daz.co/video/extractor_1.mp4[/vid]

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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2016, 10:03:06 PM »
Been practising a little more think i will treat my self to a better welder.



rigged up a cheap extractor fan to get rid of some of the fumes.

[vid]http://daz.co/video/extractor_1.mp4[/vid]

Is there no end to your skills Dazza  :happy2:

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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2016, 10:54:01 PM »
Is there no end to your skills Dazza  :happy2:

I enjoy a bit of garage time every week it gets me off the computer.

But i should be using my skills to earn some cash, bit isolated in spain not much work available.

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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #20 on: April 01, 2016, 12:38:02 PM »
Just bought a new welder  :drool:


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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #21 on: April 01, 2016, 01:15:43 PM »
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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #22 on: April 03, 2016, 12:50:37 PM »
If anyone wants a Sealey Professional 230V 100A No-Gas Mig Welder let me know.

£45 delivered. Will throw in some gassless migwire. Bought it over a year ago but only unboxed it a few weeks ago. You can see it welding in video above.

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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #23 on: April 04, 2016, 12:45:23 AM »
If anyone wants a Sealey Professional 230V 100A No-Gas Mig Welder let me know.

£45 delivered. Will throw in some gassless migwire. Bought it over a year ago but only unboxed it a few weeks ago. You can see it welding in video above.

I'll take a punt on that, just to teach myslef a lifeskill.. :)

I'll PM you.

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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #24 on: April 15, 2016, 03:15:57 PM »
Still welding... wont have any material left to build anything soon.

Getting a little better.




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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #25 on: April 15, 2016, 04:04:51 PM »
Looking good.

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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #26 on: April 15, 2016, 05:36:43 PM »
And if your welds look really sh*t just take the grinder to it.


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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #27 on: April 15, 2016, 08:53:01 PM »
And remove all the strength in the weld  :signLOL:

You can grind welds but you need to "V out" the welding area first. ( having watched guys on youtube engineering channels)

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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #28 on: April 15, 2016, 11:40:37 PM »
And remove all the strength in the weld  :signLOL:

You can grind welds but you need to "V out" the welding area first. ( having watched guys on youtube engineering channels)
I did v out on the thicker stuff for the window bars.

These were not butted up as when i set it square my cuts were off.  :doh: The weld has penetrated through the metal to the other side should be fine for a printer table.

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Re: Welding Newbie
« Reply #29 on: April 19, 2016, 12:45:02 PM »
Backing the chop saw i bought and getting a femi bandsaw.

Did a little practicing on some thicker stuff today.

Cant seem to make the end of the weld pretty.




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