I am wanting to cut down a 1000lb rated gantry crane to a size that will 
fit my Shop.  This crane is made from 2" rectangular tubing.  I will do 
the initial cutting with a Harbor Freight band saw, but I can't count on 
it giving true 90 degree cuts.  My thoughts are to true the cut surface 
with my mill.  I will also be cutting off the flange that will be welded 
back on the tubing.  My thoughts were to use the mill true the surface 
of the flange.
    My questions are related to the welds that I am trimming off. Will 
they cause problems for the mill?  Is it better to use High steel or 


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