I like you analogy. I took a college course on welding. I thought that
was going to be an easy 4.0 grade. HA! I learned to weld at in the oil
patch in Oklahoma. Notice, I said, "weld at", because that is what it was.
I was so surprised to find out how much I didn't know and what I did know
was basically 80% error in my methods. I'm sure I am not the only one in
If you have the time or motivation, take a college course. It will be
worth its weight in gold!
The World's worst welder
New Mexico Jim
Bruce Michaels wrote:
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> "Same principle though and to me, you need just enough heat. More than
> that is wasted"
> Not really Deve. I'm an Aircraft electrician "Air Guard" and what your
> talking about,
> If I'm understanding you correctly is sweating solder joints together.
> That's more like braising. welding is fusing to like metals into on
> piece. with more heat you have to go faster, sure, but you heat quicker
> and get done in the spot quicker.
> If you wave your finger over a flame it wont get burned, but if you
> lightly and slowly set your hand on an iron, your making a trip to the
> sorry about the lame example, but I think you might want to try it.
> run some beads on some similar sheet metal to experiment.
> I have an old hood I'm using to get the feel of it.
> I know you'll get the hang of it.
> P.S. Really like the updates to your site. I've been checking it every
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