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From: XR8 Sprint on 2 Jul 2007 03:48
> On Sun, 1 Jul 2007 22:06:45 +1000, "Noddy"
> <dg4163@(nospam)dodo.com.au> scribbled thusly:
>> <OzOne> wrote in message news:sj2f83tk7rk23eosivugiu9o0nooe5b0tg(a)4ax.com...
>>> Holes are rare with pulse MIG....you could probably manage..
>> What brand Welder was it Oz? :)
> Lincoln....I think, the TIG was a CIG one...I think.
> Oz1...of the 3 twins.
> I welcome you to crackerbox palace,
> We've been expecting you.
Looked at the Lincoln website Oz, no sign of a pulse mig welder. They
certainly do a pulse Tig welder. Care to guess again? No thought not,
found out telling pork pies again huh.
From: Noddy on 2 Jul 2007 07:10
<OzOne> wrote in message news:egjh83h0un5qm9ima60mkh86ks6hb1hkgd(a)4ax.com...
> So you don't know what you were doing when you were welding :-)
Only a clueless idiot could some up with a comment like that.
From: Noddy on 2 Jul 2007 09:00
<OzOne> wrote in message news:ginh8397ddqi2fj25voarjh8p7615t5i9n(a)4ax.com...
> Hey, you are the guy who doesn't know what his job was...
No, that'd be you.
Nothing new there, eh clocky? :)
From: Noddy on 2 Jul 2007 09:05
"Paul Saccani" <saccani(a)omen.net.au> wrote in message
> We normally use it on thin material, where the results are superior to
> conventional or spray transfer GMAW
Spray transfer is getting old, and while it works well (particularly on
aluminium) the clean up is major of you don't want the welds to be obvious.
> It also requires a less skilled operator.
Which is a huge advantage.
I'd still prefer tig myself, but only because I've been doing it for quite a
while and am reasonably proficient at it. However, if you're bringing an
inexperienced guy into the shop tig is something that takes a reasonably
long time to learn to do well. It also has it's disadvantages as you get
older and your hands aren't as steady as they once were.
> It is expensive.
One of the most expensive forms of welding around.
From: John McKenzie on 2 Jul 2007 16:04
> I'd still prefer tig myself, but only because I've been doing it for quite a
> while and am reasonably proficient at it. However, if you're bringing an
> inexperienced guy into the shop tig is something that takes a reasonably
> long time to learn to do well. It also has it's disadvantages as you get
> older and your hands aren't as steady as they once were.
I know this isn't PC, but a mate of mine actually has a few beers prior
to welding. He won't do it for any cutting or grinding or anything, but
for a steadier hand.
I'm hoping I don't ever have to consider that at all (as I wouldn't do
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