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  • piniongear
    replied to tig steel vs tig aluminum
    I leave my gas flow rate at 15 to 18 cfh with either aluminum or steel. And I always use a #8 gas lens.

    Most likely the reason you notice the aluminum welding being louder is because you are welding with AC settings, which is correct with aluminum.
    The DCEN is much quieter, not having...
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  • piniongear
    replied to Need a Tig recommendation
    Tarry99,
    I did take that into consideration (length of tube or square material to be bent) when I decided where to mount the bender.
    I put 4 stainless steel anchors in the center of the garage space garage floor. That will allow me to bend 8 ft long sections of material.
    To remove...
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  • I have the Dynasty 200DX machine with a Coolmate 3 torch cooler..
    The Coolmate 3 makes the noise, the Dynasty does not make any, aside for the low fan hum.
    I also have the remote foot pedal and would not be without one of these.
    Slide it around anywhere you want to move it and pick...
    DX200 with Coolmate 3 and gas bottle on homemade cart
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  • OK, I misunderstood, as I thought it quit welding after a short time but did not come back on.

    I too own a Dynasty 200DX and weld quite a bit of aluminum.
    Some months back I started a bead and the machine quit welding after maybe 1 inch of bead.
    I restarted the arc again but...
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  • I have no technical knowledge myself, but I wonder if the problem is caused by the high frequency extinguishing after starting the weld?
    I say that because you are welding with it set to AC.
    pg
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