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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 cutting and welding with oxy fuel systems.
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Talk about auto-darkening welding helmets and other safety products for welding/metal working.
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Carbon steel is the most commonly welded metal of them all. Heavy, strong, inexpensive.
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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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Best way to cut Aluminum
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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Some of the best times in life are spent tinkering in the garage. What's happening in yours?
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