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    Sticky: I've been pretty impressed with the quality of...

    I've been pretty impressed with the quality of welding videos available on Youtube. I was just about to start taking welding at my local community college but the class was full so I opted to just...
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    I've been using flap disks with success except...

    I've been using flap disks with success except for some plate that I bought the other day. It was some older steel drops that had been stored outside but under cover. There was some rust present...
  3. I've had good luck so far with the magnetic arrow...

    I've had good luck so far with the magnetic arrow clamps. As long as I've made accurate cuts, watched my fit-up, and tacked opposite sides I've been able to keep everything square. The only problem...
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    Good to know as I've always clipped those 30%...

    Good to know as I've always clipped those 30% coupons and thought about getting some wire. I've been amazed at how competitive my LWS is on most products even compared to Amazon. The price...
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    I've thought that I was going to hit the duty...

    I've thought that I was going to hit the duty cycle on my Imig 200 a few times when I was pushing hard to get a project done but I've not had the duty cycle light come on yet. Apparently this...
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    That is a great price on the 160 STH. I'll...

    That is a great price on the 160 STH. I'll probably just wait till I can afford it and skip the kit. I've already got an argon cylinder so it would pretty much be plug and play. Thanks for the...
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    I've heard good things from these guys...

    I've heard good things from these guys http://shop.gearheadcnc.com/. Seems like an affordable option even for home shop use.
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    Anyone Tig Welding with an Imig?

    I'm getting close to biting the bullet and buying a tig kit for my IMig 200. Anyone else doing it and do you have any recommendations for what kind of setup would work best with the Imig. I'm...
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    When I was first learning with my IMIG I didn't...

    When I was first learning with my IMIG I didn't take the time to prep the metal and it worked ok. But once I spent some time grinding down to bare metal it was like a new machine. Do yourself a...
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    The big band saws are slower but it's nice to...

    The big band saws are slower but it's nice to lock your piece down in the vice and lower the arm and let it do it's thing. They automatically shut off when they are done and you can go do what ever...
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    It's kind of tricky with the paint. If you spray...

    It's kind of tricky with the paint. If you spray too lightly it doesn't get much of the hammered effect. You have to go heavy, almost to the point of running and you get a nice texture. If you can...
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    Here is the finished project minus stain on the...

    Here is the finished project minus stain on the back of one board. I welded tabs to the inside of the frames so I could recess my wood for a more finished look. I'm a fan of the Rustoleum Hammered...
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    Band Saw Blades what do you recommend?

    I've got a cheap 4x6 Clarke bandsaw and I'm needing a new blade. What blades do you all recommend for speed of cut? Longevity is second to cut speed. I love being able to set up the saw and turn...
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    It's amazing how much support Everlast gives with...

    It's amazing how much support Everlast gives with the price points of their equipment. Even though I bought something pretty cheap in the product line I was treated like a VIP.
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    Got it thanks! That's exactly how it did it the...

    Got it thanks! That's exactly how it did it the other day. I don't know why I forget to check the youtube channel for answers.
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    IMig 200 and 10lb spools

    Does the imig 200 have a spool adapter for the larger spools of wire or do you just use the tension to hold it in place? I've just loaded a 10 lb spool and it's working with tension on the spool but...
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    I'm using the cheapo Smarter Tools helmet that...

    I'm using the cheapo Smarter Tools helmet that you can get from Home Depot online. Got it for $50 during Christmas sales and it's a good helmet for that price. The specs are good but the...
  18. I would love to see more detailed pictures and...

    I would love to see more detailed pictures and description of how to do that kind of repair. How do you go about filling in that much missing metal? Do you just keep building it up and then grind...
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    Show Off :D I've got the Imig 200 and a cheap 50...

    Show Off :D I've got the Imig 200 and a cheap 50 amp plasma cutter and I'm eyeing one of the Tig units as well. Seems like a great combination that will do it all for the most part. If only I...
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    Magnets and IMig don't Mix

    I've been working on a big project with my IMig 200 and the welder started acting real funny after a few hours. I took everything apart checked the drive tensions and the gas output to no avail. I...
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    That's impressive. If you go get some video. I...

    That's impressive. If you go get some video. I would love to see some video's of the wheelbase changing on the fly. It's amazing how much off-roading has changed over the past 15 years.
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    I've really been enjoying playing with stick...

    I've really been enjoying playing with stick welding on my imig 200. I found the Everlast very easy to strike an arc and really haven't had one stick yet on me. I'm still trying to get used to the...
  23. What thickness are you going with for the top? ...

    What thickness are you going with for the top? I've been looking all week at the scrap yards in our area and keep striking out on anything substantial. I've got a lead on some 1/2" plate that I'm...
  24. Those look good and it looks like they hug the...

    Those look good and it looks like they hug the body real close. I'm contemplating building some for my Samurai but thinking about square tube. Have you ever done any square tube rocksliders?
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    I would love to hear more about the adjustable...

    I would love to hear more about the adjustable wheelbase and how it works.
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