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stick or arc welding

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by tecton, Nov 23, 2003.

  1. tecton

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    do you need gas for either of these?
     
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    No..............
     
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    so its just electricity...no gas...

    im not going to building bridges, but small things, learning how to...good place to start or no?
     
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    Get a MIG machine with gas, unskilled monkeys can MIG weld half ass, it takes a little skill to stick weld..........
     
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    mig = three times as much as a stick welder, plus i have to get gas...

    can you even buy it without a certification?, how much is it

    what are downfalls of stick welding that would make someone want to choose mig welding over it?
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    mig = three times as much as a stick welder, plus i have to get gas...

    can you even buy it without a certification?, how much is it

    what are downfalls of stick welding that would make someone want to choose mig welding over it?

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    I'm starting to tie my panties in a knot over all of this tech talk in a non-tech forum /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif

    I bought my MIG setup for $750 w/gas. Don't have to be certified to buy one.

    Now with that and I'm only a rookie when it comes to welding, hook up the search engine and look up some previous threads about welding in the tech forums, the real welders have offered their advice up in there and you will definately learn some things........ /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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