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Custom Steel plate Strong Box

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US Army TC 9-237, similar to the machineringist one uploaded in that thread, provides a great starting point for knowledge learning stuffs.

If you don't know how to weld and are looking to get started, DON'T start with the cheapest MIG machine you can buy, it will make you hate life.

Do just jump right into learning how to TIG weld :pimp
 

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Kind of just to bump the thread, but after welding for decades I finally bought a modern hood.
A Lincoln something or other. I can take or leave the auto dark, but even After just a short test, the head gear seems all day comfortable and the optical clarity is a real game changer for my old eyes.
 

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Nice Bump.

I have several hoods, two of them are Miller Digital Elites.

I upgraded the gear to the new Gen 3.5 headgear, which was a huge improvement

now I see there is a Gen 4 available from Miller.

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yea for years I used the old paper Huntsman hoods.
Weld in the rain, throw them in a gang box where someone would throw some torch hose on top of them.
The next morning trying to weld without getting your ear sunburned because the hood was so distorted.
 
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I used to make motorcycle parts until one day when an interior designer asked me to make some steel tables for her client. Then I went into the furniture making business (loads more cash in furniture than in bike parts). The steel portion of what I make are usually just in the frame and / or legs of tables. Also do my own powdercoating....
 

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