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First attempt at building a LT kit

Discussion in 'Long Travel Suspension' started by DTFtacoma, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. Apr 18, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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    DTFtacoma

    DTFtacoma [OP] Dezert Toy Fabrication

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    yup hole is still fresh just no paint left lol

    Just go slow about 400-500 RPM and lots of cutting fluid
     
  2. Apr 18, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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    Hey I don't knock on HF angle grinders. Mine see years of constant abuse before I have to replace them, half the time because I drop and break them.

    That's my experience with the HD Chicago grinders anyway, I hear the Drill Master ones aren't as good.

    I laid some chicken shit welds yesterday with ER70S-6 on some mild steel to Chromoly. Looked like it did ok once I slowed down and took my time.
     
  3. Apr 18, 2012 at 10:29 AM
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    Done that same setup a million times, i run migmix at 25cfm working pressure. ER70S-6 is kinda a universal wire.
     
  4. Apr 18, 2012 at 12:14 PM
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    25? Isn't that kinda high? Are you welding outdoors?

    I think I'm gunna step down to .023 wire for smaller, more detailed work. Do you have any experience with ER70S-2 on mild steel to mild steel?

    I don't want to have to keep switching MIG wires.
     
  5. Apr 18, 2012 at 1:19 PM
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    25 is a little high. What are you welding that requires .023? I weld everything with .030
     
  6. Apr 18, 2012 at 1:27 PM
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    I have a pretty big welder and a 20ft lead, just found 25lbs is the sweet spot for my setup. As for wire I run .30 and the same wire for everything.
     
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    ^ Makes sense.

    I was thinking .023 purely for aesthetic reasons. Smaller puddle and tidier beads more like TIG.
     
  8. Apr 18, 2012 at 9:41 PM
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    Totally makes sense especially if you were welding plate. I've gone to .35 before when I was welding all 3/16" and thicker
     
  9. Apr 26, 2012 at 4:06 PM
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    Sorry I'm not doing that anymore just gonna concentrate on my own stuff for a while ;)
     
  10. Jun 3, 2012 at 7:53 AM
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    Looks great, keep us posted.
     
  11. Jun 6, 2012 at 3:45 PM
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    Will do
     
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