I am in the process of cutting out the bottom of a fuel tank to fit over the top rail of my NX650.. as you do :)
Once I have fabricated the new pieces, it will require stitching / welding.. I can mig, tig, arc, to a suitable standard but I feel mig or tig will give me to much...
I'm looking to buy a louder exhaust and I saw a used MIG exhaust online.
Would anyone know if it's a good one?
He has fitted a home made silencer in because it was to loud but I'll decide that when I buy it.
Do I need to make any adjustments on the carbs (tuning/replace jets, etc)?
I have got my next door neighbour coming round to weld my frame loop in place today :wav:
Now he claims to be be a qualified smed....(danish for blacksmith) so I hope he knows what he is doing. :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:.
I got my hands on a mig welding set and he said he has a tig welder he...
Bought last year for a few small jobs and been sat in garage since, comes with hand held mask, regulator and spare spool of wire, just need gas and your ready to go.
Collection preffered but could package up for courier to collect, (cost about £20)
Kemppi Minisystem welding station
Model # MP2400
This versatile set does MMA(stick) Tig and Mig.
3 phase 415 volts ac
Complete with mig gun, tig torch and stick electrode holder.
I have used the stick and mig sets and they are both working fine.
I have not used the Tig unit for...
Okay, let's stay away from gas for the second.
Often thought about getting a welder, but money and model and lack of knowledge conspire.
So, what is the cheapest but good one to buy?
Do I want TIG, MIG etc.
Now I believe one type isn't good for sheet work, but what I want it for is normal bike...
So here goes...
Step 1 take an old RD03 tank
A hacksaw and lots of blades!!!
Remove both sides and add an extra 30mm each side to make it the same size as a Marathon tank!!
Now just need to invest in some 1 to 1.5mm steel sheet, get the gilboes out and start cutting the infill pieces...
my trustee mig welder has developed a fault - c02 comes straight out of the trigger and not as it should (when the trigger is pressed) – i can stop this by turning the bottle off – but it’s just not good
not tried getting into it for a good look(opening a can of worms), but anyone have any...
WANTED, MIG WELDER.
Well it may be worth a try, I am after a Mig welder, maybe you have one or know someone who has one not being used anymore, it must be a 240V single phase, 130Amp minimum with both gas and gasless options. Cash waiting for good clean working welder, will pay for shipping or...
Given that the hurdles are coming up faster than I can jump them when prepping my Ural for Siberia, I'd be mad to give my self another to contend with, wouldn't I?
It seems that my grand schemes to mount two jerry cans around the back are coming to nought so maybe I should make my own, ally...
Aldi have a gasless MIG welder up this Thursday, 99 quid which is a good deal when you consider the 3yr warranty and also the usual high qualiity of their specials.
One for those with a spot of light welding to do? :)