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Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast

Jan 16, 2017

Hi and Thank you for listening to episode 26 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast.  For this episode we thought it would fun to talk about Tig Torches.  We really only scratched the surface of the all the different types of torches avalible but we hope that you hear a few new things and spark an interest into looking into different types that might be better suited for a job you're working on besides the standard shop torches.  So download, pop those earbuds in, hit play, drop your hood, and Enjoy!

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Show Notes
  • 0:00-1:38         Introduction
  • 1:39-3:10        Favorite TIG torch
  • 3:11-6:36          17 most common
  • 6:37-8:37          No foot pedal
  • 8:38-14:00        Hand Controls
  • 14:01-19:52       Flex neck
  • 19:53-22:36       Pencil style torch
  • 22:37-24:27       Micro Torch
  • 24:28-26:54        24 torch
  • 26:55-31:17        Stubby gas lens
  • 31:18-35:38        What should a beginner use?
  • 35:39-44:44        Gas lens
  • 44:45-51:08        Torch identification
  • 51:09-52:16         Don't be afraid to ask questions
  • 52:17-56:06          Largest torch used
  • 56:07-58:02          Right torch for the job
  • 58:03-1:03:05       Welding supply stores
  • 1:03:06-1:11:25    Custom length torch
  • 1:11:26-1:15:35    Wedge collet
  • 1:15:36-1:22:41    Off Shore consumables
  • 1:22:42-1:26:25    Review
  • 1:26:26-1:27:44    Closing
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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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fryday_weld on instagram
almost six years ago

Another good one guys with heaps of info,thanks for the easy listening.

CK flex-loc 130 user here had it for 2 years now i think,aewsome on chassis and rollcage work,chrome moly tubing assys.
Time get me a CK 20 water cooled torch now.