Ok. Welding with stick as compared to mig. ?????
Made a patch for my truck box today. Tried to weld it in. Used 6013 1/16 rods. At about 40 amps. Stick welder. Cleaned all metal before welding. Both sides, If I could get at it. Welds would snap after a little bit and not hold. Redid most of...
Bought these years ago. Sold by the pound. So no package to tell you anything. No markings on them. Fella said very easy for any body to use. For people like me with no training and don’t weld much. Plus for rusty metal. Fella said they call them idiot rods. Fits me well. Hehe.
Any way any body...
On my sears stick welder, I have a high and low setting. You plug the positive lead into which one you want. What is the difference other that one has higher amperage. You can set it for a 135 amps on either high or low scale. What is the advantage. I know I will never get to the high end of the...
For a person like me who only welds something, with a stick welder, maybe once a month. I normally am using used metal, rarely any new metal. Just looking for general ideas. I'm not a trained welder.
Hehe. I call it the 1/2 welder. It’s only 75 amps on high. But it’s good for some things. I can’t seem to get on to a mig welder, but my son can use it great. Bought it about 12 or 13 years ago. Can’t remember what we payed. About $100.00 maybe.
Which would be better. I have an AC stick welder. I’ve seen videos on how to change them to DC welders. Now, I know nothing about welding, have never had a course in it. But I weld stuff at home to fix or make stuff. Mostly rusty metal. Some days things seem to weld reasonable and other days it...
Some how I got the site to work I thing. Before it was wanting me to go to tapatalk, what ever that is. ?
So I’m gunna try posting a picture. This loader I made a number of years ago. A couple of members will recognize it.
Ahh ha. It won’t load. Says file to large
Hi, I'm from Winsloe, PEI, Canada. I am a hobbyist/backyard type welder. As soon as I can figure out how to work things, I'll start posting some pictures. Hehe, I not that great with computers and phone things either.