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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Las Vegas Nevada

    Default TIG's roasting my fingers

    I'm getting much better at watching the puddle and throttling the arc, not there yet but getting better!

    But I'm roasting my fingers! I know I'm holding the torch too close to the tip on the right side and I still can't feed the rod smoothly on the left so my beads end where I can't hold it anymore. I'm laughing about it cuz I know I'm just dumb but I thought other beginners might enjoy my plight.

    The good news is I'm getting better!
    Miller Diversion 165
    1966 Bridgeport Mill
    Leblond 15x 35 Regal Servoshift lathe
    Solberga SE 1425 Drill Press
    Bigass Bandsaw
    Hydraulic press
    small surface grinder
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    Knife edge Balancing rollers
    Heat and AC in the garage

    Jags and racing Triumphs

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Western Pa.

    Default TIG's roasting my fingers
    Buy a tig finger, works great & cheap

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