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  1. Thread: Quite fan

    by The Tig Kid
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    Quite fan

    I have a 250 EX tig machine and love it except for the loud fan! I know all about the continuos fan and the duty cycle increase but has anyone ever changed fans to something quieter? On a miller...
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    set of ear phones and away I go...

    set of ear phones and away I go...
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    250EX first run...

    Finally got time to sit down and start tigging some beads. Thanks to Jody on Welding tips and tricks for his videos on the settings of this machine. After a few brain farts and some research I...
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    Welding phrases

    What are your favorite welding phrases?

    "eat sleep weld repeat"
    "flash me I'm a welder"
    "weld it like you stold it"

    For example...
  5. That's what I was looking for. Thank you...

    That's what I was looking for.

    Thank you jakeru,
  6. Imagine a shape cut of 1/16" aluminum with 3/8"...

    Imagine a shape cut of 1/16" aluminum with 3/8" round bar laying on it, there is a large gap between the round and the flat surfaces.
  7. 1/16 aluminum plate to 3/8 aluminum bar...HOW?

    Hey guys,

    Any suggestions for tacking 1/16" plate to 3/8" bar (aluminum). Using tig. I was thinking of cutting little wedges out of the bar to fill the gap between the two. This is not a real...
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    I guess a little more info is required. This tig...

    I guess a little more info is required. This tig is for my garage, I will not be running it for extended periods of time at high amperage and if I happen to get it a little hot once in a while I can...
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    I like the fiiler rod tubes, thanks for the idea.

    I like the fiiler rod tubes, thanks for the idea.
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    Nope! read again...:O

    Nope! read again...:O
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    I forgot to mention that I swapped the water...

    I forgot to mention that I swapped the water cooled torch for an air cooled. I was told it can handle the amperage. I bought a stand from Canadian tire that was on sale for $50, have a little...
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    didn't get one. Don't think I need it? time will...

    didn't get one. Don't think I need it? time will tell...
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    Ordred my tig and plasma yesterday

    Put in an ordr for a power tig 250 EX and a power plasma 50. Got a tig kit with extra tungstens and stuff, a sight wheel and plasma consumables all for less then I can get a Lincoln precision 225...
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    That bucket is 75 cubic yards.

    That bucket is 75 cubic yards.
  15. Thread: Sit Boy!

    by The Tig Kid
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    Thanks. Yeah some scrap iron, an old car part,...

    Thanks. Yeah some scrap iron, an old car part, some ball bearings and a few cold ones. Never know what you come up with.
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    It is off a PAGE electric dragline, not sure of...

    It is off a PAGE electric dragline, not sure of the cubic yards but I'll ask. This is not really a great picture of the machine but you can see some vehicles in front of the plant for comparison...
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    IGBT vs MOSFET?

    Who can tell what these are all about? Or point in the direction to find out.

    Thank you,
  18. Thread: Sit Boy!

    by The Tig Kid
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    Sit Boy!

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    My dad has a hot rod he enters into car shows. He wanted an "eye catcher" to set by his car so we came up with this guy. He has since made it anatomically correct...it's a boy!:O
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    This is HEAVY equipment repair!

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    This a dragline bucket at the coal mine I worked at. They had two, one on the machine and one being repaired continously! Can you say "multi pass welds"...
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    Why would you choose the Power Plasma instead?

    Why would you choose the Power Plasma instead?
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    Hello from Central Alberta

    Hey Guys,

    New board member, I've been welding since 2002. Really enjoy tig or making a nice looking weld with any style of welding. I became a welding instructor at a local college in the fall and...
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