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welding books...any recommendations?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by yunit, Nov 11, 2002.

  1. yunit

    yunit 1/2 ton status

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    I am pretty good with an ARC & MIG, but want to learn more about the concepts and pratices. Does anyone have any good recommendations for welding books?
     
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    I too am looking for this information, but on stick welding in particular.
     
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    Lincoln puts out a good book, it called metals and hw to weld them.
     
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    I have a Hayne's welding book. Despite it being a Hayne's manual, it deals with the various welding practices and methods very well. I recommend it. At the end it shows how to build a trailer. I think it was like $15.
     
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    High Performance Welding by Richard Finch. The BIBLE. By the way, stick welding is not suitable for any performance work. You can build trailers and stuff like that, but for your high performance work TIG or MIG is the ONLY way to go.
     
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    Just curious, what do you mean by "high performance work"?
     
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    I have a haynes and it's O.K.
     
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    I have been looking through their Knowledge base and there is a lot of good articles, now I just need to stay late at work one day and print everything out. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Frame, roll bar, roll cage, or suspension work. Stick welding just is not the way to get those jobs done. Sure, it "CAN" be done, but then you can hunt elephants with a .22 pistol too.
     

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