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post #16 of 19 Old 09-23-2010, 08:36 PM Thread Starter
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18 GA. Is thin enough, heat the back side of the low spot and just let the air cool it it will expand at first but then pull back down farther than before.
I did just that on one spot last night. I used my Mapp torch and it puts out plenty of heat for 18 ga. I'll mess with it some more over the weekend.


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post #17 of 19 Old 09-23-2010, 10:37 PM
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Im not sure how it will react to a Mapp torch... never used one, oxygen and setaline one.

Some times its nice to have all the equipment i could need.
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Im not sure how it will react to a Mapp torch... never used one, oxygen and setaline one.

Some times its nice to have all the equipment i could need.
I took a piece of scrap and the Mapp will turn it cherry red pretty quit. I don't want cherry red, just heat it good.

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I also use mine to cut when its to far away from a 220 for the plasma.... aka to lazy
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