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#16 DeadSquare

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 10:19 AM

Welding Aluminium soaks up filler rod, unlike steel or braze, and being able to feed it smoothly and fast enough is a knack that takes time to lean, and if you only weld ally occasionally, the knack sort of evaporates.



#17 l_jonez

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 02:52 PM

I spent months researching welders before I finally decided on a R Tech and it's been perfect for what I want.

#18 nicklouse

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 11:52 PM

Right next question, gas usage? Similar to a mig or .... as I will be buying my bottle just wondering if I should get a larger one than I have on the MIG or not.

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Posted 11 September 2019 - 09:21 AM

Get a Big bottle, tig welding is slower going, so you'll use more especially till you get the hang of it. Also get a reg with a flow meter on, it'll pay for itself in one bottle...

Also if your looking at the rent free bottles, check the charge pressure, it can make a big difference to the cost/gas ratio.


Edited by mini13, 11 September 2019 - 12:17 PM.





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