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Old 12-07-2011, 07:26 PM
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Originally Posted by 67Elcamino

DBM I do see how I can just blast small pinholes with the welder but Im afraid to burn through again.. Ive had a hell of a time keeping not burning through. Im hoping that problem is that Im using too big of wire guage.. using .30 without gas. Ive lowered it as far as I can go but still cannot get it to flow smoothly. My next invested is a C-25 gas tank.. Do you think gas and using smaller guage will make that big a difference?
the smaller wire and mixed gas will make a large difference in your welding on the thin stuff
if you are using 030 flux core now, you will feel like a pro with the smaller stuff
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