I wonder just what that "high strength steel" really is. I thought that chrome moly 4130 was high strength steel, and I weld it all the time (with gas).
On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 5:16 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > You can't (or supposedly can't, I've never tried) gas weld high strength > steel from about 1980 on. You could braze it I suppose. > Honestly Karl its all about Clay starting with a junk welder and not > listening to any of the advice he's been given, he's making this as hard > for himself as possible. I've got a Lincoln Handy Mig and it can stick good > clean 18ga metal together all day without blowing through. > Try sticking it to the dubious crap that makes up an old car and things > get interesting. The trick there is to cut back far enough to find really > solid metal. Sometimes thats hard... > -Curt -- OK Don NSA: The only branch of government that actually listens to US citizens! *“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.”* – Mark Twain "There are three kinds of men: The ones that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves." WILL ROGERS, *The Manly Wisdom of Will Rogers* 2013 F150, 18 mpg 2012 Passat TDI DSG, 44 mpg 1957 C182A, 12 mpg - but at 150 mph! _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com