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  • Needing hands on TIG help in North Dallas

    I am builiding a custom logo/sign for a friend in Florida. The base later is 18ga brushed stainless. I am wanting to TIG round base mild steel weld nuts to it to attach letters. I have SS filler and an Econotig. I understand the weld won't exactly be perfect as the metals are dissimilar. I did one sign and lets just say my TIG skills could use some help. ( first time using the machine since I got it 2 years ago) I had 2 friends, both experienced in TIG offer to help me and then bail. I am in the North Dallas area. Looking for someone with TIG skills willing to help me out either at my shop or I can bring the pieces by, preferably in the evening as it is hard for me to break away during the day. I am hoping to barter/trade for this help, the laser cutting blew my budget due to my mistake. Anyone willing to help a fool, please email me at snpequipment @ gmail dot com

    thanks

    Scott
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    why did you use 18ga pvssy metal? JK

    use JB weld or tac it with your mig if you are just using the weld nuts as threaded spacers. start the weld on the nut and let gravity drop the puddle and just kiss the SS 18ga. come back to Phx dik head!
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    • #3
      Originally posted by jimmy_pop View Post
      why did you use 18ga pvssy metal? JK

      use JB weld or tac it with your mig if you are just using the weld nuts as threaded spacers. start the weld on the nut and let gravity drop the puddle and just kiss the SS 18ga. come back to Phx dik head!

      I ended up just teaching myself to TIG, not the prettiest of welds but not terrible ad they are basically hidden and mounted high so it will be OK. 18ga was all the budget allowed.

      I need to get back for a visit
      Miller 350P
      Miller Econotig
      Milwaukee Dry saw
      Evolution Dry saw (for sale)
      Scotchman 350 cold saw
      7x12 bandsaw
      1910 ATW 14 x 72 lathe
      fridge full of adult beverages
      Sirius radio

      www.snpequipment.com
      callouses and burns a plentysigpic

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