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Questions, Suggestions and Support
This is the place to ask general how-to questions about website functionality. Please read guidelines here before posting.
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New Member Introductions
If you're new to the forum, welcome to WeldTalk. Please post a message here to tell us a little about yourself and your interest in welding.
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General Welding Questions
A place for general welding-related discussions that don't fit neatly in the categories below.
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MIG / Wire Welders
Talk about MIG welding equipment, guns, drive-roll systems, solid and flux-cored wires, etc.
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Stick Welders
Talk about Stick welding equipment and filler metals a.k.a. welding rod.
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TIG Welders
Talk about TIG welding equipment, torches, tungsten, foot and thumb controls, etc.
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Talk about Generator/Welders that can both weld and generate AC power for tools.
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Plasma Cutters
Talk about Plasma Cutting equipment, torches, piercing and gouging, air supply, etc.
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Oxy Acetylene
Talk about cutting and welding with oxy fuel systems.
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Dale M.
by Dale M.
Welding Helmets & Safety Gear
Talk about auto-darkening welding helmets and other safety products for welding/metal working.
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Shielding Gases
Talk about Argon, C25, CO2, Tri-Mix and variations to shield the weld from contamination.
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Metal Working Tools
Talk about clamps, carts, tables, benders, drilling, notching, etc.
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Mild Steel
Carbon steel is the most commonly welded metal of them all. Heavy, strong, inexpensive.
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Stainless Steel
This metal alloy is resistant to rust, corrosion and stains.
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If it needs to be light weight but strong, aluminum is good choice.
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Other Specialty Alloys, Castings, etc.
The list is long, and welding parameters are unique for each type.
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Metal Art / Sculpture
Show off the artist in you. A masterpiece can be 10 feet tall or hang on the wall.
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On the Farm / Ranch
From equipment repairs to custom-built grain feeders, welding holds your world together.
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Home Hobbyist
Some of the best times in life are spent tinkering in the garage. What's happening in yours?
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Auto Repair / Restoration
Classics, antiques, muscle cars and street rods. Make Detroit jealous.
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Weld it. Break it. Weld it. Break it. Rock crawling is fun.
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Cycle / ATV / Kart
No seatbelts or doors required.
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Custom Metal Fabrication
Sometimes welding can be serious business.
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Small Acreage / Country Living
It only takes 10 acres to live the dream beyond the city lights.
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FFA Organization
Have you heard? Hobart is a proud sponsor of the FFA Organization.
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Buy, Sell or Trade
Ready to purchase that new welder? Your old equipment is someone else's treasure.
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Dale M.
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