How to MIG Weld. “A grinder and paint makes a welder what he ain’t” – My dad So, you want to MIG weld? The first thing you’re going to have to do is start criticizing other people’s welds on the internet. This is the first step, and the best part […]
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The “Flux-Core ONLY” Problem What is “True MIG” welding? There’s a big problem with the entry-level welder market. Most sub-$300 machines are strictly “flux-core” welders. (Flux-Core means that the shielding atmosphere for your weld is produced by burning the flux in the core of the special wire) Some manufacturers even […]
Here is some basic stats on both the welders to help you understand where I’m coming from here. See the end of the article for a full stat breakdown of both machines. Differences: Price: The MIG180 costs double, but has double the capability. Input Voltage: The MIG180 can run on […]
Wire welding has become the most common way to weld at home and with quality welders at affordable prices becoming more common it’s no wonder more DIY’ers are taking on welding with a wire welder.
Gas welding and welding with gas can allow you to weld many different types of metal with very little supplies.
Wire welding is a process where the welder feeds filler wire from a spool and an electrical current causes the filler wire to arc and melt into the base material.
Your welder is an integral part of the workshop and it can help you make almost anything you can think of. But when it stops working it seems to be at the worst time
he statement “Cleaner is better” can be used as a blanket statement over all types of welding. The more diligent you when cleaning metal for welding the better your weld will be and that’s a fact. We decided to go over our most common weld cleaning supplies and why you would want them.
If you’re a hobbyist welder you might not realize the dangers of welding at home. Just like using safety protection when using power tools