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Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast

Mar 27, 2017

Hey and Thanks for listening to the episode 36 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast!  For this episode we had a great time chatting with Dustin Gray or better known as @_grays_anatomy_ on Instagram.  Dustin builds a wide array of different things from start to finish, but he's mostly known for his crazy good aluminum fabrication and welding on firetrucks!  So be sure to download, pop those earbuds in, hit play, drop that hood, and enjoy!  

Show Times and Notes
0:00-0:43 Introduction
0:44-2:50 Welding community
2:51-4:46 Taking pictures of welds
4:47-10:06 What Dustin builds
10:07-11:30 Type of aluminum used
11:31-15:03 Machines Dustin uses
15:04-17:15 What gas do you use?
17:16-24:58 Engine turning
24:59-27:30 Tungsten 
27:31-31:55 Experiment with settings
31:56-33:06 Lava TIG cups
33:07-33:40 Pyrex cups
33:41-36:38 Mixing Helium into your Argon
36:39-39:52 Ball head TIG torch
39:53-42:57 Favorite work
42:58-46:46 Prep work
46:47-48:35 Brake cleaner to Phosgene gas
48:36-53:28 Dustin's start in welding
53:29-58:29 Ron Scott
58:30-1:03:33 You get out what you put in
1:03:34-1:06:19 Looking for welding utopia 
1:06:20-1:07:32 Meeting up with Dustin one day
1:07:33-1:13:25 Hobbies outside of work
1:13:26-1:18:00 The one that helped me out
1:18:01-1:27:30 Great welding community 
1:27:30-1:28:53 Closing
Where can you find Dustin?
On Instagram @_grays_anatomy_
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Jody Collier 
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Roy Crumrine
                             @CrummyWelding on Instagram


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