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  1. #1
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    Default Quick useful helper

    My tig torch is very light and the weight of its cable keeps pulling it off the welding table just about breaking the cup. A while back some guys posted
    pics of a torch holder with a magnetic base. I think they were just for a horz flat surface. Then I had an idea to make one but a little more versatile. I took an inexpensive magnetic base, for dial indicaters, took the adjustable arm off leaving the tightening knob on. I then formed a piece of 3/8 round which fits the bore on the base to hold my torch. It can hold your torch or mig gun in just about any position and on round as well as flat steel. This might be helpful for people doing roll cages in the vehicle. Here is some pics.
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    Last edited by monte55; 06-29-2007 at 10:23 PM.

  2. #2
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    nice lil gaget.
    i just slip mine ito a pice of pipe atached to a magnet. your's is much fancyer.
    thanks for the help
    ......or..........
    hope i helped

    feel free to shoot me an e-mail direct i have time to chat. james@newyorkmetalart.com
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  3. #3
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    Cool

    thats cool . i need ta make one
    welding...its awsome

  4. #4
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    Default torch holder

    monte55, Nice tool you've come up with. I use a pair of 6" welding clamps for mine, but now I've gotta make one like yours, it's not like I don't have enough projects already. Dave
    If necessity is the Mother of Invention, I must be the Father of Desperation!

    John Blewett III 10-22-73 to 8-16-07
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  5. #5
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    Cool Tig torch

    Hey that's pretty cool good thinking.A stick anywhere base

  6. #6
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    NICE!!

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