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A place for general welding-related discussions that don't fit neatly in the categories below.
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Talk about MIG welding equipment, guns, drive-roll systems, solid and flux-cored wires, etc.
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Talk about Generator/Welders that can both weld and generate AC power for tools.
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Talk about auto-darkening welding helmets and other safety products for welding/metal working.
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Talk about clamps, carts, tables, benders, drilling, notching, etc.
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Carbon steel is the most commonly welded metal of them all. Heavy, strong, inexpensive.
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Mild steel sanding/ polishing
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This metal alloy is resistant to rust, corrosion and stains.
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welding test question
If it needs to be light weight but strong, aluminum is good choice.
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The list is long, and welding parameters are unique for each type.
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Show off the artist in you. A masterpiece can be 10 feet tall or hang on the wall.
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From equipment repairs to custom-built grain feeders, welding holds your world together.
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Stake pockets and tiedown rails.
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Weld it. Break it. Weld it. Break it. Rock crawling is fun.
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Sometimes welding can be serious business.
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It only takes 10 acres to live the dream beyond the city lights.
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Ready to purchase that new welder? Your old equipment is someone else's treasure.
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Hobart machine
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cutting aliminum with chop saw?
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