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Old 11-20-2005, 08:09 PM
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yeah, just weld the holes shut, no need for anything else for the small holes from emblems. If it were a decent size hole then you would need to plug weld it up starting on the edges and circle to the center. A small hole just spot shut with the welder without getting too hot that you warp the metal around it. Leave the metal cool before filling in another hole. I have seen cheap welders as low as 85 bucks at harbor frieght, but think a welder is one area you may want to bite the bullet and buy a good name brand like miller or lincoln. They are very nice to have. You don't need much of a welder for typical bodywork. I've had my small lincoln weldpak 100 for a long time, and its enough for most stuff I do. Unless you are planning on welding plate or something, a small 110 model will do for sheetmetal work.
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