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Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast

Dec 12, 2016

Hi and Thanks for listening to episode 21 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast.  For this episode we had a fun chat with JD Brewer or @apexish on Instagram.  If you follow Jody on you have seen JD!  If you're thinking of stepping out on your own this will be a great episode for you.  So download, pop those earbuds in, hit play, drop that hood, and enjoy.

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Jonathan, Roy and Jody

Show Notes and Time
  • 0:00-1:17               Introduction
  • 1:17-2:10               Who is JD?
  • 2:10-7:36               JD's back story
  • 7:36-9:02               Change the Norm
  • 9:02-12:28             Invest in yourself
  • 12:28-15:32           Type of work at Apex
  • 15:32-17:00           Snowball effect
  • 17:00-17:43           Mezzanine 
  • 17:43-21:38           Rig Equipment and MP210
  • 21:38-24:47           Dual shield Fluxcore
  • 24:47-27:44           What is Dual shield?
  • 27:44-31:01           Stepping out on your own equipment 
  • 31:01-33:03           You don't know what you'll get
  • 33:03-35:09           Get Started
  • 35:09-35:53           Favorite type of work
  • 35:53-38:41           Shop Gantry Crane
  • 38:41-46:08           Metabo 
  • 46:11-55:11           Cost for different cutting processes 
  • 55:11-59:30           Fewer steps
  • 59:30-1:04:35        PlasmaCAM
  • 1:04:35-1:07:41     Saving time = Better bottom line
  • 1:07:41-1:10:40     Best advise 
  • 1:10:40-1:14:32     Bad Day 
  • 1:14:32-1:20:09     Evoluation Dry Cut Saw
  • 1:20:09-1:22:11     Summarizing
  • 1:22:11-1:24:23     The Feeling
  • 1:24:23-1:24:56     Getting a hold of JD
  • 1:24:56-1:27:43     Closing 
Where can you find JD?
On Instagram @apexish
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Jody Collier 
                             Welding Tips and Tricks on Youtube
                             @Weldmonger on Instagram
                             @Superiorwelding on Instagram
                             Superiorwelding on Youtube
Roy Crumrine
                             @CrummyWelding on Instagram


Where can you find a Tig Finger?

You can find Tig fingers and other great welding supplies, like stubby gas lens kits, here at this link  All of which are great tools to have in your job toolbox and also your home shop box.


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