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Old 08-18-2019, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Matt Shade View Post
I don't know the alloy. I am sure it varies from one manufacturer to another. You can weld them with 4043 wire. It is hard to make clean pretty welds on them (spoolgun, would like to try tig where you can dwell on an area while it heats up), but they clean up with a wire brush.
Thanks for the info! I learned something I didn't know today! I did a quick search and all I could find was a fancy anodized 6061 T6 1/2" thick shoe made from a "billet". LINK 6061 is certainly weldable with 4043.
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