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Old 03-14-2016, 12:41 PM   #21
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I've used coat hangers before in a pinch.Used old bailing wire run over a wire wheel to clean the rust off,in a pinch.Used tie wire ,in a pinch for braising.
Only on my own stuff but never had an issue with any of it.

Maybe some of us are just better than others?? Just a thought?
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Maybe some of us are just better than others?? Just a thought?

If I had a buck every time I've thought this very same thing when I hear things like "man that's stupid man that doesn't work man you're doing it wrong."

I think it all boils down to having the ability to make things work where others see the impossible. Glad you brought that up because I usually just keep my mouth shut and move on. Now, where did I put that rock.... I mean hammer
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Just dug this partial bed frame out and it is every bit as solid as steel I've used. Welded a small piece to it and I couldn't bust it apart with a framing hammer
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I've used coat hangers before in a pinch.Used old bailing wire run over a wire wheel to clean the rust off,in a pinch.Used tie wire ,in a pinch for braising.
Only on my own stuff but never had an issue with any of it.

Maybe some of us are just better than others?? Just a thought?
Beef or chicken?
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that looks beefy. Its beefier than the roof of my car.
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I wonder if mattress stores don't get old bed frames and would be willing to give them away for free?? Craiglist has all kinds of stuff like that, but requires regularly searching the free section. Although I have made out like a bandit from the free section!
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Just dug this partial bed frame out and it is every bit as solid as steel I've used. Welded a small piece to it and I couldn't bust it apart with a framing hammer




Did you use a coat hanger and car battery to weld it?
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I wonder if mattress stores don't get old bed frames and would be willing to give them away for free?? Craiglist has all kinds of stuff like that, but requires regularly searching the free section. Although I have made out like a bandit from the free section!
NOW you're talking my language!!! I live Craigslist free. Well, I guess I know what I'm doing tonight
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NOW you're talking my language!!! I live Craigslist free. Well, I guess I know what I'm doing tonight
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No! But I'll tell you what...... If you haven't seen a show called hillbilly blood, watch it!!! One dude on that show is literally a genius. He made a welder out of two microwave ovens on one episode. Probably my favorite show. And try to catch the one where he built a gassifier.
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No! But I'll tell you what...... If you haven't seen a show called hillbilly blood, watch it!!! One dude on that show is literally a genius. He made a welder out of two microwave ovens on one episode. Probably my favorite show. And try to catch the one where he built a gassifier.
Microwave transformers make good spot welders
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Did you use a coat hanger and car battery to weld it?
Oh I forgot to mention...... YOU'RE BOT SUPPOSE TO WELD WITH BATTERIES!!! THATS NOT HOW THIS WORKS!! THAT'S NOT HOW ANY OF THIS WORKS!!!
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Oh I forgot to mention...... YOU'RE BOT SUPPOSE TO WELD WITH BATTERIES!!! THATS NOT HOW THIS WORKS!! THAT'S NOT HOW ANY OF THIS WORKS!!!
I wonder if that has anything to do with why my batteries only last 6 months in my car
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If you buy em at home depot they exchange them NO QUESTIONS ASKED!! FREE WELDER!!
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If you buy em at home depot they exchange them NO QUESTIONS ASKED!! FREE WELDER!!
It's a good thing coat hangers work best on reverse DC polarity
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Maybe some of us are just better than others?? Just a thought?
If by "better" you mean hack-jobbing something together instead of doing it the proper way, then sure. You're better than me.

I actually make my living welding, so believe me when I tell you, there's a huge difference between bed frames and red iron.

Or don't. After all, you are better than me?
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If by "better" you mean hack-jobbing something together instead of doing it the proper way, then sure. You're better than me.

I actually make my living welding, so believe me when I tell you, there's a huge difference between bed frames and red iron.

Or don't. After all, you are better than me?
What about what I mentioned about old bed frames.

BTW, if I build steel structures for someone, I order all new. Anyway, I've used bailing wire around the shop and never had a problem

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