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Old 07-27-2011, 03:42 PM
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Default Re: Pasta Tin Gas Tank

Originally Posted by impression View Post
may i ask how you went about welding it ? it seems very thin copper :S
Yes, I am happy to answer any questions. It is thin copper. It is (was) a pasta container or "tin" like a cookie tin only for pasta so it's a long cylinder with a cap.

"I soldered the valve and filler neck in and lastly soldered the end cap on."

I used silver solder and a torch and soldered the pieces in place then soldered the cap on the end.

I also soldered the long seam and let the solder flow be drawn into it to seal that as well. I hope that makes sense.
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