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Old 05-05-2011, 09:34 PM
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Default Alum finally

I finally got to do some aluminium work. This is part of a frame work that a guy cut pieces for then left such big gaps he gave up and decided to bring it to my shop to finish it. I really really hate rework but i do enjoy welding alum.
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Old 05-05-2011, 10:19 PM
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Well Rocket, it don't look like ya forgot how!
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Old 05-05-2011, 10:50 PM
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Is that tig? nice job, wish I could even come close. Of course i would need the right equipment first!
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Old 05-06-2011, 05:19 AM
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Love the shop... Yours??? Drool, droool , droooooooooollllllll!!!!!!!!!!!


Tig welded? What alum XXXX, What parameters?
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Old 05-06-2011, 09:02 AM
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Must be nice to have that kind of skill.
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Nice! I always wanted to have that capability on hand to use.
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Nice work and nice shop too!
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:24 PM
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Thanks all!
I honestly cant say what XXXX alum it is because it was a guy that brought in a project for me to finish because he started it and couldn't figure out how to make things square when he used a blade that magically cut uneven 1/2 inch gaps all over with out using duct tape or bubble gum.
This is the shop at my new job. I took a few more shop pics for you all but i only took this room. the machine shop at the other end of the building is amazing.

I tell my boss when he asks me where I learned to weld alum and stainless so well, that I dont. I turn on the machine and close my eyes and press the pedal its all in the machine.
The last pic is my steel mig, tig, alum mig machines.
Oh and yea i tig'ed all the tubing. I cant bring myself to lay a bead with the alum mig when its a small enough job to make pretty with tig.
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:29 PM
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a few of the shop
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:32 PM
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I guess these turned out to be pics of the equipment oh well. Anyway this is just my area there is also a full machine shop and press and punch area as well.

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