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Old 01-13-2014, 01:37 PM
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what do you guys think about the eastwood welders. i have personally use other eastwood product and they have been very good quality. This welders seems seems like a very good and reasanoble price. any input would be great there is a 135 and a 175. here is a lik at the one im looking at currently:
http://www.eastwood.com/mig-welders-...spool-gun.html
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What do you use? Pocket knife?!
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a grinder? plasma is too messy.

the rest of the frame plates are premaid from HDOffroad. but I cut out the rocker tie in, the floor plating, and the brackets, and drilled all the holes..
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Originally Posted by angel1168 View Post
what do you guys think about the eastwood welders. i have personally use other eastwood product and they have been very good quality. This welders seems seems like a very good and reasanoble price. any input would be great there is a 135 and a 175. here is a lik at the one im looking at currently:
http://www.eastwood.com/mig-welders-...spool-gun.html
See my post on the previous page. I have an Eastwood 135. Best bang for the buck, for sure. It's a great little welder so far. Haven't had any issues with it.
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Originally Posted by PocketsEmpty View Post
See my post on the previous page. I have an Eastwood 135. Best bang for the buck, for sure. It's a great little welder so far. Haven't had any issues with it.
I saw your post i was wondering would you use that to weld a bumper? does it weld 1/4 inch good? i think thats the thickest i would be welding with. that would be great because it would save me about 300.00 dollars

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Originally Posted by angel1168 View Post
I saw your post i was wondering would you use that to weld a bumper? does it weld 1/4 inch good? i think thats the thickest i would be welding with? that would be grat because it would save me about 300.00 dollars
I honestly think it would do fine. I've welded 3/16" with it no problem, and not even on the highest voltage setting. I do believe it's rated for up to 1/4".
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a grinder? plasma is too messy.
When I used plasma cutters I would clamp some angle iron parallel to my cut then put the side of the cutter against it and burn away. As long as I kept my speed steady and the tip straight I got some pretty sweet cuts.
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When I used plasma cutters I would clamp some angle iron parallel to my cut then put the side of the cutter against it and burn away. As long as I kept my speed steady and the tip straight I got some pretty sweet cuts.
eh. I the plasma was in the shop but the compressor was across the street. it didnt take me too long to do it this way
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That's why I prefer oxyacetylene cutting torch over plasma cutters
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When I used plasma cutters I would clamp some angle iron parallel to my cut then put the side of the cutter against it and burn away. As long as I kept my speed steady and the tip straight I got some pretty sweet cuts.
A guide is a good thing.
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I couldnt tell you all the technical names of machine pieces or techniques, but if you give me the machine ill stick whatever ya want together.
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Old 01-15-2014, 11:26 AM
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Made this at work today.... I would show the blueprints but I'm not even allowed to take pictures of the prints and stuff we make in here lol.

Everything is TIG welded

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Nice! what is it?
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It's a jig that holds an automatic pneumatic drill on both ends and it's for a manufacturing plant that use it in their production. Made a lot of those lately...
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Ill play along! ive been welding for about 6 years now, learned in high school shop classes and bought myself a cheap Lincoln Flux core with my first paycheck ever. Been using it for the last 6 years. I have made a TON of projects with this (built 2 derby cars). But ive finally splurged and bought myself a Hobart Handler 140.

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This is the lincoln weld pak. Ive grown attached to this lil guy.


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And the new baby. withmy new helmet, and 155 tank set up. I can already tell im going to love this thing!





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OHH and heres my new helmet! Its a Rhino helmet with a HUGE lens. Its so nice how much you can see through it.


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