Originally Posted by H3ohio
Hey new to welding/ have never welded before. My buddy has a T.I.G welder and I want to make a front stinger and he's got thick enough fence post( don't know diameter) am I able to just grind down the metal to get rid of the zinc coating?
I know nothing about tig. You can stick weld galv just fine. The galvanazation just burns away as you lay the bead. Of course the bead area will rust so you will want to paint it. I'd say to grind the zinc off and give it a go.
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