5:30 am to 8:30 pm... 15 grueling hours of labor, no breaks, no food, tons of issues but it's over. I've given birth to a gecko green Karmann Ghia. Thanks to everyone for their help on this project. It means the world to me.
Karmann Ghia sheet metal patch
Cutting, bending, and welding in a patch to smooth out a fresh air vent for
a 1974 Karmann Ghia. Includes some hammering, mig welding and a bit of the
english wheel. I have tons of pictures on my blog:
Metal Flake Gun for $15 - ????
This is just a proof of concept, but I'm pretty sure you can use a $15 UPol
gun to shoot metal flake... Unkie Scott and I will be experimenting more
in the coming weeks.
Welding Basics & How-To TIG Weld - Livestream Part 1 of 2 - Eastwood
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LINK TO BUY WELDING HELMET:
LINK TO BUY TIG MINI TORCH:
- TIG Welder 200 Amp AC/DC -
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Operates on either 110vAC, 15-amp circuit or 220vAC, 30-amp circuit
1/4"-thick welding capacity
High-frequency start for precise arc control
Square-wave inverter for accurate aluminum welding
"WP-17"-type torch accepts common cups and collets, up to 1/8" electrodes
Duty cycle: 45% at 150 amps
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- Auto-Dim Welding Helmet -
Auto darkening helmet with large 3.6in x 2.6in lens. Variable adjustment
from #9 to #13 shade with 3 year battery life and solar battery charging.
Auto shut off when not in use. Automatically dims in 1/25,000 of a second.
Adjustable head gear.
- Mini (#9) TIG Torch -
This torch kit is ideal for low amperage welding in tight spaces where the
standard TIG200 (#17) torch may have trouble fitting.
Attach the torch the same way the standard torch connects to make getting
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selection of consumable parts.
This torch is rated for 125 Amps DC or 100 Amps AC
Do not exceed the rated amperage
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How-To Spray Metal Flake
Chris Carlson with Chaotic Customs in Mulvane, KS shows how to spray metal
flake with cheap paint guns for the DIY garage guy. Check the shop's
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ChaoticCustomsKS and the website