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Everyone needs one of these

Post by splatterdog » Tue May 10, 2011 5:54 pm

Finally got a real welder. Not that the Hobart 180 hasn't served me well, but more power and duty cycle is just what I needed. This Esab 251 should do just fine. Even has a spool gun for aluminum! Kinda running out of room in the shop lately. This reminds me of an anti nosecandy tv commercial. I work so I can buy tools, so I can work more, and buy more tools.....
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My first test weld on aluminum
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Post by ARCHINSTL » Tue May 10, 2011 6:53 pm

That, Sir, is a tool !
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Post by shogun » Fri May 13, 2011 6:32 pm

i have a miller, and it does wonders, now that you have that awesome machine do a little stich welding on the front end
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Post by 4wdchico » Fri May 13, 2011 10:06 pm

Very nice welder. I would like to know more about the bike that the vintage Suzuki mag front wheel is attached to.

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Post by splatterdog » Sun May 15, 2011 6:15 pm

4wdchico wrote:Very nice welder. I would like to know more about the bike that the vintage Suzuki mag front wheel is attached to.
Good eye! It's a 1980 Suzuki GS550L for sale with an asking price of $1200. Good shape with 16k on it.

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Post by danzo » Mon May 16, 2011 8:35 am

When I was a kid I remember thinking if Captain America rode a bike it would have those 'star' wheels on it. I wonder if he ever made Major?
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