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  1. #1
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    Default Can I use TIG filler rod to stick weld?

    Ok so I know this isn't ideally the way to go about a tack weld, but I have a trailer that I need to move and the wheel wells are all busted up an not hanging on very well. I have the Maxstar 150STL and I have loaned out my bottle and TIG wand, and all I have in my case is my stick wand. Not really in the neighborhood of any parts store and all I have is some #12AWG solid copper wire and some ER70S-2.... So... Ya, that's about it

    Thanks

    Robert

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    Cool

    No not really...Bob
    Bob Wright, Grandson of Tee Nee Boat Trailer Founder
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  3. #3
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    Default ?

    Ahhhh NO

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  5. #5
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    The flux on the stick rods are what keep the arc stable to weld with. In this case it seems some angle and bolts would be best.

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