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    ag mech torch
    by tylercombs785
    today in ag class we was learning how to use the torch but we was just learning how to cut it on well this one kid does it and not to long after he gets it started the regulator spikes on both the acetylene and the oxygen and starts making a loud high pitched noise so i'm curious on what happen can...
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    I'm in the middle of a side project, as usual

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    Hi, I'm using a hobart handler 190 with a spool gun, 100% argon and 4043 aluminum wire. I am trying to get a nice bead on an aluminum rod iron gate; which, I've grinded the black coating off and still cant get any better! Is there something I'm not doing correctly? Thanks in advance.
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