Thank you for listening to episode 144 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast. We thought it would be a good time to talk about Grinders. Why you might ask? Because we all have a need for them in almost ever aspect of welding. They might not be the most glamorous tool in our toolbox but at times they can be very valuable. Also does cost and brand really matter? These are the things we chat about this week. Hope everyone has a great week! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 143 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we thought it would be fun to have a revisit with a past guest, Abom79 aka Adam Booth. If you remember we had Adam on for episode 49. A lot has changed for Adam since then so we wanted to chat and catch up a bit. We hope you enjoy this episode and if you're on the doorstep of going out on your own, you don't want to miss this one! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 142 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we thought it fitting that we chat about Safety in your own shops. Roy had a close call with dropping a heavy angle block off the table and landed on his foot. Thankfully he was wearing steel toe shoes. Would you normally be? This is the questions that we talk about and try to bring up some concerns with working for your self at home or in a small shop environment. We hope this episode makes you double think how you work in your own shop! Have a great week and stay safe!!
Thank you for listening to episode 141 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we chatted about Does Cup Size Really Matter? We all have our favorites and our go to's when it comes to Tig but do they really make a difference or just personal preference? Listen to find out more. Enjoy!
For this weeks Episode we thought it would be fun to look back and tell a few funny stories from our past and just see where the conversation flows. We weren't really sure where it would lead but thought it would be entertaining with possible a few tips along the way. Have a great week everyone!
For this episode our guest is DDeMoise aka David DeMoise. We have been wanting to get David on for a while and we finally did. We talk about everything from his past up to his present. What got him into making fixture tables and much more. Went down a few rabbit holes too. We hope you enjoy this conversation and have a great week!! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 138 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast. For this episode we had a great conversation with John Saunders from Saunders Machine Works and NYCCNC on youtube about ROI. If you're running a business or thinking about starting a side hustle you'll want to listen to this one a few times and take lots of notes! Really an eye opening conversation for sure!
Thank you for listening to episode 137 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we take some time and reflect on how the podcast has changed our lives. From where we are now to where we could have been with out it, how it has impacted us, how we hope it has impacted you the listeners. We have had a lot of fun bring this podcast to you for your enjoyment and look forward to what the future holds! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 136 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we talk about what's the best way to approach a prospective or current customer when they call you up saying they have a frame or part all tacked up ready for you to weld. When it's someone you've never met before this can be very interesting. Do you just say no or do you give a shot. Give this one a listen and see what we think. Have a great week everyone!!
Thank you for listening to episode 135 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode our guest is @Ricks_Got_It aka Rick Bishop. We had a great conversation with Rick finding out what got him into welding and what lead him to starting Rick's Welding Service. If you're new to the trade we hope you pay close attention to what Rick has to say. Might lead you in a new direction. Hope everyone has a great week! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 134 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! With all the new Tools, Gadgets, and Gizmos out on the market we thought it would be fun to talk about the ones we like to use and some that would like to get. We hope that this episode sparks an interest in you to grow your tool collection as it does ours! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 133 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we chat with Chris Bliven aka Milkycereal83 on Instagram and YouTube. Chris is a salesman for Fronius USA but is also a weldor. We wanted to hear how Chris got into welding and what lead him to work with Fronius. We had a fun time chatting with Chris and hope you enjoy it too!
Thank you for listening to episode 132 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this week's topic we open the conversation of what is a PQR and WPS? What are they for and who are they for? As always this is a very deep subject and we only really scratch the surface, but we hope that our conversation sparks an interest in you to research this further. Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 131 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we wanted to talk about the not so great parts of running your own business. Not to be a downer but to let you know that it can be a real struggle at times. If you're thinking of stepping out on your own these are real things that you'll deal with and if you're already on your own you're not alone. We hope that this chat opens you're eyes a little more to the other side of the table! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 129 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! Andrew Cardin, @thebostonweldah, has been hanging out with Jody for the past week or so working on some weld procedures, so we thought it would be a good time to chat about what they have been up to. Ever welded pipe vertical with 7016 rod? If you're in the gas pipe world you'll want to take some good notes this might be something coming down the line in your future. Have a great week everyone! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 128 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we talk all about Plasma Tables and also, asked ZTFab Paul Brinegar to give us a few pointers into what to look for and some tips to improving your cut quality. Just like with everything else there a lot more to just buying a table and you're off to the running. If you're in the market for your first table or trying to improve the one you have be sure to get out some paper and pens to take notes! It will be worth it! Enjoy.
Thank you for listening to episode 127 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast. For this episode we took some time to talk about good versus bad machines. What we like to look for in a Tig welder. You don't always have to get a legacy brand machine to get all the fancy tools, or do you? This episode took a few good twists and turns. We hope you enjoy! Have a great week!
Thank you for listening to episode 126 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we had a suggestion sent to us from one of our Patrons asking our thoughts on Good Craftsmanship versus Bad Craftsmanship. This is a very broad topic and we didn't really know where this conversation would end up. Hopefully we answered a few questions our Patron had and possible some of yours too. Have a great week everyone! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 125 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this topic episode we talked about some of the key steps you should do to pass an aluminum certification weld test. Mostly focused towards the D17.1 tests. Aluminum is notorious for being a pain to get to pass x-ray with porosity issues and a few other common indications. If you're future holds a test like this in it you'll want to take some notes! Have a great week. Enjoy!
Thanks for listening to episode 124 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this weeks guest we talked to Matt Hayden, who is a welding instructor at Cedartown High School and is heavily involved with the SkillsUSA competitions. If you have ever wondered what it was like to be involved in these events here's a front seat look from an instructors point of view along with a competitor. We hope this episode will help open your eyes to the world of welding outside the shop. If you're currently in school you need to look into the Skills program. Life lessons at your fingertips. Enjoy!
Thanks for listening to episode 123 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! For this episode we wanted to talk about Making the Jump into being a full time business owner. All three of us have different perspectives on this matter with all of us in different point of our own business. We hope that this episode touches on a few things that you might be thinking about in your own paths and may bring up a few questions you didn't think of. Have a great week!! Enjoy
Bring in the 2019 with a new episode of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! It's becoming a tradition for us to do a year end review and then a look ahead to the following year. We really enjoy doing this and sharing it to the world to hear. We would like to Challenge you to do something along the same lines! Write down your goals for the year and seal it up to be read at the end of 2019! Never know what might happen! Have a great New Years Everyone!
Thanks for listening to episode 121 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! Believe it or Not we're coming to the end of 2018! This year has flown by and a lot of crazy things went on. For this episode we take a look back at our year and also compare it to what we thought our year was going to be in our Looking Ahead at 2018 episode. We hope you had a great year and can look back at it to see forward progress in whatever your goals have been. Have a great Holiday with your Family and Friends! Enjoy!
Thank you for listening to episode 120 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast! Have you ever heard of the saying All things that glitter are not Gold? Well we thought it would be an fun topic to apply this to running a business. Some jobs and customers are not what they seem to be and when is it a good time to wash your hands of them to concentrate on another job or customer that is Gold. We hope you can come away from this episode with a few tips that might help you take a second look at your company and see what changes might need to happen. Have a great week!
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