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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:20 PM   #20896
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maybe one of these weekends i'll bring the welder home and you can help instruct me?

I think it turns up to E.

the metal on the hose reel wasnt too much thicker i dont think, than the metal on the cart. I was 'trying' to make lil circles, maybe i was going to fast or slow, im not sure.

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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:26 PM   #20897
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LOL, I've already given him enough crap so I wasn't going to go there! But truthfully, there was going to be a size comment if I had! HAHAHHAHAHAHAA
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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:30 PM   #20898
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LOL, I've already given him enough crap so I wasn't going to go there! But truthfully, there was going to be a size comment if I had! HAHAHHAHAHAHAA
My theory is why would a woman go for the pint size version when she can have a gallon! Haha
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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:30 PM   #20899
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If it goes up to "E" max, I bet you need to kick the speed up to arout 5-6ish. If it only goes up to "d" I bet you need to be in the 6ish range. Just totally ballparking here but 2 is definitely WAY WAY WAY too slow on your wire speed. If the big plate was equally as thick and you're just running a 110V welder you probably could've kicked it up to the next letter too.

For instance, my lincoln goes up to E... When I'm welding in my C setting I'm around 5.5, when I'm in D I'm running about 6.5. It varies a bit depending how much wire is on the spool but that's roughly where I'm running at. Mine is 220V though also so my C and D settings are probably much hotter then yours.

I think I've only welded on my "E" setting once ever and it was like 3/8" thick plate I was working with. I did most of the race truck on either "D" or a combo of A and B for the sheet metal stuff and depending what I was doing.

You could always kick it up to the highest letter, put it at like 7ish and just lay down a stack of tack welds on top of each other. Will look pro and do fine for anything not life concerning. It's the cheater way to weld but it works! You didn't hear that from me though! LOL





Oh and in comes Merrick with the closer!!!
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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:33 PM   #20900
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Got it!!!

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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:35 PM   #20901
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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:40 PM   #20902
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You might not believe it but I actually do "work" during the day. I've been working on a new part for the bat wing today. This is where I'm at so far. Hoping to finish it up tomorrow and get batman's approval to get a sample made.

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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:43 PM   #20903
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If it goes up to "E" max, I bet you need to kick the speed up to arout 5-6ish. If it only goes up to "d" I bet you need to be in the 6ish range. Just totally ballparking here but 2 is definitely WAY WAY WAY too slow on your wire speed. If the big plate was equally as thick and you're just running a 110V welder you probably could've kicked it up to the next letter too.

For instance, my lincoln goes up to E... When I'm welding in my C setting I'm around 5.5, when I'm in D I'm running about 6.5. It varies a bit depending how much wire is on the spool but that's roughly where I'm running at. Mine is 220V though also so my C and D settings are probably much hotter then yours.

I think I've only welded on my "E" setting once ever and it was like 3/8" thick plate I was working with. I did most of the race truck on either "D" or a combo of A and B for the sheet metal stuff and depending what I was doing.

You could always kick it up to the highest letter, put it at like 7ish and just lay down a stack of tack welds on top of each other. Will look pro and do fine for anything not life concerning. It's the cheater way to weld but it works! You didn't hear that from me though! LOL





Oh and in comes Merrick with the closer!!!
the chart on the inside of the panel said to run at like 3 D or something.
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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:46 PM   #20904
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I ignore the chart... On my 220V, on 1/8" thick plate I'm running D and 6.5-7ish, sometimes a little over 7 even if the spool is really low.

BTW, you had a good solid spot where your ground was clamped to right? Just tossing out other possible issues...
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Unread 02-05-2013, 05:54 PM   #20905
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yah, it was grounded well.

i'll bring it home some weekend and you can tutor me.....if you want.
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Unread 02-05-2013, 06:52 PM   #20906
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I think the metal started to warp and put a gap between the 2 and the 110 cant jump the gap.

Plus it should of been hotter and more wire speed
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Unread 02-05-2013, 07:08 PM   #20907
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okay. fine. fine.

FINE FINE FINE FINE!!!!!

hotter, faster. just the way the ladies like it.

what?

I'm grumpy, and irritated, and bitter today. I'm going to go get drunk. at home. alone. in the dark.
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Unread 02-05-2013, 07:09 PM   #20908
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okay. fine. fine.

FINE FINE FINE FINE!!!!!

hotter, faster. just the way the ladies like it.

what?

I'm grumpy, and irritated, and bitter today. I'm going to go get drunk. at home. alone. in the dark.
But it's not dark yet!
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Unread 02-05-2013, 07:31 PM   #20909
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But it's not dark yet!
It's always dark inside my heart!
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Unread 02-05-2013, 07:41 PM   #20910
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