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  1. S6 is generally used for MIG when there is...

    S6 is generally used for MIG when there is minimal prep(mill scale) or LIGHT rust. S3 is generally used when the finished product will be powder coated(no/less silica islands)
    I have seen S6 TIG...
  2. From what I am reading you need a flow...

    From what I am reading you need a flow gauge(regulator) and a gas hose.
    Your spatter could be related to polarity. Check the inside of the machine door and set per the chart.
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    Solution,...

    Solution,
    https://www.millerwelds.com/accessories/water-coolant-systems/water-coolant-systems-m16700#!/?product-options-title=coolmate-1-3-115-v-ce-300972
  4. Another reason I like my 1967 Cub Cadet. Cast...

    Another reason I like my 1967 Cub Cadet. Cast iron bearing housings with taper bearings.
  5. I would buy coolant. I used private label stuff...

    I would buy coolant. I used private label stuff but I would not even think of water soluble oil or bleach. Automotive anti freeze is not intended for the very small passages in a TIG torch and can...
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    Didja figger it out?

    Didja figger it out?
  7. I guess I missed the posts from Flylo about...

    I guess I missed the posts from Flylo about machining, what I normally saw were posts about equipment he had bought or sold.
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    I had DuPont corian installed. My dad had...

    I had DuPont corian installed.
    My dad had corian installed in 1985 and it looks as good today as it did then.
  9. Nick on Nick’s Garage has a bad habit of say...

    Nick on Nick’s Garage has a bad habit of say “here we go” and explaining that the part goes on a 1970 Challenger RT.....once is enough.
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    TIG it with silicon bronze. Not low fuming...

    TIG it with silicon bronze.
    Not low fuming bronze brazing rod.
    Better heat control and likely less heat input.
  11. Mr Pete Nicks Garage Abom BSF Recovery Team...

    Mr Pete
    Nicks Garage
    Abom
    BSF Recovery Team
    Squatch53
    Mustie1
    Welding Tips and Tricks
    Ron Pratt
    Out of the woods
    Rick Turns
  12. Unless you’re cutting corners the process is...

    Unless you’re cutting corners the process is vent, vacuum and fill.
  13. There was cylinder rent long before any of us...

    There was cylinder rent long before any of us were around:). There was a time rent was referred to as demurrage.
    Unless you supplier has a stick up their behind(as seems to happen) switching gases...
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    You have a great point! I like Steve Winwood...

    You have a great point!
    I like Steve Winwood also.
  15. For the vast majority of maintenance shops,...

    For the vast majority of maintenance shops, repair shop and home shops 75/25 argon/CO2 is totally adequate. It works well for short arc on everything from .023 and up. It is easily the most common...
  16. https://www.praxair.com/gases/gas-mixtures/stargol...

    https://www.praxair.com/gases/gas-mixtures/stargold-welding-gas-mixtures
    https://www.praxair.com/gases/gas-mixtures/stargon-shielding-gas

    All kinds of mixes for met fab.
  17. For spray I have found that 95/5 works best but...

    For spray I have found that 95/5 works best but won’t short arc for beans.
  18. Argon,CO2,oxygen tri mix benefits are better...

    Argon,CO2,oxygen tri mix benefits are better puddle fluidity(oxygen helps that) and the reduced argon level enables spray transfer.
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    There are all kinds of nuts here,...

    There are all kinds of nuts here,
    http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net/threads/78934-Is-there-a-way-to-block-entire-threads
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    I don’t complain about Traffic.... I like Eric...

    I don’t complain about Traffic.... I like Eric Clapton.
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    If you think stick is the only way on anything...

    If you think stick is the only way on anything over 1/4" you have never run MIG in spray transfer.
    I use argon/CO2/oxygen trimix or 95/5 argon oxygen, 26 volts and 450 IPM and heavy steel is nooooo...
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    DC MIG for aluminum?....what else is there? All...

    DC MIG for aluminum?....what else is there? All MIG on aluminum(obviously exceptions if you look hard enough) is done on DC.
    Have you really ever TIG'd aluminum on DC with argon? I have.....it's...
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    Willy is out pic'n me:D His pics point out that...

    Willy is out pic'n me:D
    His pics point out that you can use a 52FN and 23 series thread on nozzle or 52 diffuser and a 32 insulator with a 22 series slide on nozzle which I failed to mention. Both...
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    Mark, unless your goose neck has the correct...

    Mark, unless your goose neck has the correct thread for a Miller 169729 you won't have anything to slide the nozzle onto.
    If you use Tweco parts the nozzle or insulator will thread onto the...
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    The point of a gas lens is that it columnates the...

    The point of a gas lens is that it columnates the flow.....meaning more stick out for tight spots or better coverage for sensitive materials like stainless....
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