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  1. Thread: Mig

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    welder

    Apologies for not answering previous posts, selected to have any responses sent to my email and none came, hence I didn't know of everyones replies, would appear to be rude, not at all, just didn't...
  2. Thread: Mig

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    Welders

    Thanks for the responses, yep have gone to the classroom part of this site, and still blowing holes, have now got a 165amp mig coming that is more suitable to body work, here in Oz it's a Cigweld...
  3. Thread: Backing plate

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    Patch

    Will take a Pic tomorrow and post it, thanks Len
  4. Thread: Mig

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    Welder

    Thanks Len, will try this approach, in the mean time, I hope to sell the machine and get the right One.
    Cheers
    Waz
  5. Thread: Mig

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    Welder

    Thanks for replying, clean metal, tight fitting and even tacks mostly blow thru, Mig is set for Gas, using 0.6 and Argon shield gas, have it set low on both switches, high and it blows gas like a...
  6. Thread: Backing plate

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    Backing plate

    Was just looking at the demo on your instruction page where you punch holes etc and use a backing strip and then plug weld the holes, would you recommend this for doing a roof, gutters on both sides...
  7. Thread: Mig

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    Mig

    Hi again, have a 200 Amp Mig, on Gas, may be too powerful for car panels, can lay a great bead on slightly thicker stuff or even on sheetmetal that is used for a patch, yet when I try and butt and...
  8. Thread: Bonnet/Hood

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    Bonnet/Hood

    Hi ppl, my Hilux Bonnet is crapped out at the front, virutally across the whole fron section, around latch is OK, but rest is rust city, at the Mo can't locate a new One, it is an 83 Hilux and they...
  9. Thread: Tent as Shield

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    Thanks Roger, no problem in fixing it to the...

    Thanks Roger, no problem in fixing it to the ground, back yard, can see what you mean about condensation, all very good facts, may have to give the tent idea a miss and clean up the mess in the shed....
  10. Thread: Tent as Shield

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    tent

    Thanks, thought as much, was going to cut away from tent and weld inside, back to the think tank,
    Cheers
    Waz
  11. Thread: Tent as Shield

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    Tent as Shield

    Hi, am back again, after Fusion, which failed in Pain relief last yr, have not been able to do a darn thing, want to have another go at my Hilux roof etc, my shed is chockers with junk, got a new...
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    Truck

    Love the truck, would like one lol, Great work there :judge_10:
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    Help

    Many thanks for the advice, after reading some posts, will see if it is viable to have a new skin put on, if not, will go the route of repair, doing as advised, remove liner and seats, all good...
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    Gulp, Need Help

    Hi again, about to have another go on Hilux Dual Cab 4x4, an oldie but a goodie:) , the roof channels are rusted from back door to front window, rust patch near from Cnr of window, both sides, have...
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    Window scratches

    Hi again ppl, wondering if anyone has ever removed scratches etc from windows, want to Tint my windows, some old scratches and scuff marks, know there are products out there that buff and Polish,...
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    Hardline

    Hi, no way am I an expert, but something I do is slip some plastic cord from a weed whacker along the inner edge of the rubber, raising it above the panel, so when you sand and paint you are not...
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    Console

    Very nice indeed, and second attempt, well done, would like to do something like this for my Hilux, what are the steps involved, as asked fibreglassed over wood etc, an excellent finish as well....
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    Sand blast

    Thanks guys, will do as recommended, shudder at the thought of wire brushing the whole thing, one thing I do have is time, so will take it slow and easy treating as I go, keep the old girl going...
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    Treating the underneath of my 4x4

    Hi again ppl, wondering what ppl do here in regards to treating their cars or fourbies, from rust and dirt? have areas of surface rust and some more deeper blemishes, got a shot blaster coming from...
  20. Thread: Sand Blasting

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    Sand blaster

    Thanks Len, will get some sand over here, just need to find a supplier.
    Cheers
    Waz
  21. Thread: Sand Blasting

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    Sand Blasting

    Hi again, will be getting the Brut system from here, wondering if these are ok for doing rims etc, and if the medium still gets caught back into the bag or do I need to have something in place to...
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    RE spot blaster

    Great info Serge, very informative and a great idea. Len thanks for the pic now I know what to look for.
    Many thanks to all
    Waz
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    welds

    Spot blaster? never seen one, are they worth getting, and what agent do you use as substrate? Have been away sorry for delay in acknowledging your post
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    Cracking in filler

    Thankyou for Alex, great advice, which is easy to follow, will bight the bullet and get Argoshield, make life easier, no more colgal, thought that may be a problem, just needed someone in the know to...
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    Small section piece advice please

    Hi ppl, had a few questions for here and in filler.
    The roof section that was repaired has cracked through the filler and the new paint work on both sides, my mistakes obviously, still a learner...
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    New welds, colgal before Filler?

    Hi again, wondering if when after laying welds, the best way of ensuring no rust develops, normally when welding I spray with Col Gal, did this and my filler has cracked, before I remove the old...
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    Welds

    Thanks for the tip, will see if I can get a pic and post it.
    Cheers
    Waz
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    Cracks in welds

    Makes sense, thanks, if I go under to secure a sheet, it will have to be hole punched and spot welded? or just seam weld the new piece in?
    Thanks again
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    Welds and filler cracked

    Hi one and all, first timer here, a gr8 source of info and sharing.
    I have an 83 Hilux 4x4 dual cab in Australia that has had some rust removal etc done, what has happened is the roof sections...
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