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Old 04-27-2014, 08:20 PM
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Default Re: Just bought a TIG Welder but Ive never welded in my life?

Originally Posted by 2door View Post
If you're concerned with 'the back side' or inside of tubing/tanks, you can attach a seconday tube from your flow meter and aim it at the back of your work or flood a tank or tubing with your shielding gas to keep the backside of your weld clean. I've used this method successfully many times. It uses a little more gas but keeps both sides of the weld shielded from the effects of oxygen getting to the metal until it cools.

I had the amps up to high and the TIG was melting through the thin metal. Going to start low and move the amps up. I think I need a foot pedal? Thanks for the advice keep it coming.
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