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Old 03-31-2011, 08:41 AM
motorbiker motorbiker is offline
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Default Re: Welding newbie need advice

Copper makes a good backing plate. Helps with thin metal. The weld won't stick to the copper.

That is what I used to weld a thick 1" piece of pipe to a thin 55 gallon drum.

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