Originally Posted by jonahb
Who ever told you that you can't use tig in all positions. One of the welding tests is a 6g (45 pipe) tig root and 7018 cap.
I should have said more difficlt. I have used the tig lying on my side with the foot control on the floor under my knee.
timothale said "I have had to buy the "Cheater lens " to put into my welding helmet"
I'll have to try the cheater lens. Was just afraid they wouldn't work.
Oldred said "The point is that MIG is used far more than TIG for body work"
Thats fine Red, I just think the options should be better explained because some guys want to do metal finishing and don't really know how much better the torch and tig is for that. No question that most just want it welded and mud over it.