Originally Posted by ratlover
It is a cast iron head. As a welder I am always a little leary of welding cast iron. The heat control is so essential to a successful repair with no future stress or cracks showing up. These days hard to find anyone who can make a living at it. Just wondering if you have any experience with these pins.
I am also a little leery of welding cast iron. I don't crack repair castings but I have seen quite a few that have been pinned or stitched. Properly done, it works quite well.