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Re: [T3] Welder questions ( wire or stick)

In a message dated 2/3/05 12:48:35 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
kevinhowlett@bellsouth.net writes:

<< Would a wire welder, or a Stick welder work best.   When I get ready to 
 weld on the  front apron on my 73's square.  I also plan welding the 
 trim holes up in the body panels on my square.   I'm trying to decide on 
 which one to buy. >>

Wire would be the best for these 2 applications. Try to get a gas type wire 
welder, as the "gasless" versions aren't as good, and require more clean up 
after. I've got an older (1988 model, that I've had since 1989) Snap On 120 volt 
mig welder that works great, and has repaired numerous type3s over the years 
(along with all sorts of other things). : ) Miller makes a very nice 115 volt 
wire feed welder, that isn't too expensive, and would offer great resale if you 
decide to do something else (like upgrade to a bigger unit or even a TIG 
machine). The biggest problems with those smaller Harbor freight units are lack of 
a cooling fan (the "daytona mig" units were notorious for over heating),  but 
the cheaper ones will still work, they just have their limitations.

Bob 65 Notch S w/ Sunroof
       71 Square, now a 2 seat Roadster, pics can be seen at; 

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