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Old 09-13-2010, 10:11 AM   #11
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Which one, post up the model etc. Got gas?
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Oh crud, I was just there too. Yes, it comes with gas but you can use gassless flux wire as well. I was mainly looking at welding carts and auto darking masks.
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I have a Harbor Freight autodimmer that works well for what I do with it. Was thinking about making a cart for myself with the welder. But then that'* another item that doesn't fit on a shelf. Floor space is becoming a premium priced commoditiy.
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Thought about making my own cart as well, but they only cost $50. I looked at those helmets too, but Menards have nice ones for about $39. I might go back again today, I'm making a cat scratching post and might needs supplies. I'll look at the brand then.
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Free is always the best price! Nice looking tool to add to the "Tool Arsenal" Dan!
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I sort of, kind of, ended up with my buddy'* Miller MIG and CO2/Argon tank since he moved downtown and has no space for it. It definitely opens up possibilities.
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Gas shielded makes welding things easier IMO. Plus it'* stronger with good metal prep and an uncontaminated weld.
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X2. Mine uses either argon or the fluxwire. And the argon makes it all alot easier.
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Just picked me up a welding cart and a autodarking mask. Now I need to go out and put it together.
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Please toss some pics up when you are done.
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Here'* what I got, cart was $50.
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Some assembly required.
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Here'* my new, wait, dang. I grabbed the wrong box. This is a passive mask.
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Here it is all put together.
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With the welder on it.
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Rich showed up, needed a tune. Took him longer then he wanted to get here. Speeding tickets will do that.
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Tune all done, very happy. Gave him a good 4* of timing and still no KR.
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Showing my son how to weld.
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My new autodarkining mask.
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Solar powered, guess I'm going green.
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Put everything away, much nicer now.
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