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Posted April 18, 2013 - 02:40 AM

Very nice grinder. The stand you built is rock solid. Paint her up when you are done and you will have something to be proud of for life.

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Posted April 18, 2013 - 08:11 PM

I got acetylene and oxygen, so I tried to weld the sheet metal together, burned through very easily. I have only done 16 gauge, this is 22. I adjusted the flame as small as I could, and turned down the acetylene pressure but it still burnt through. I am just going to use metal tape, a thick coat of paint will disguise it.

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Posted April 19, 2013 - 06:25 AM

I use my 110V mig on that thin stuff. Kind of like welding body panels on cars. You can do it with OXY/A, just have to keep the filler rod in part of the heat so it doesn't melt through.