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post #25 of (permalink) Old 03-29-2005, 08:57 PM
sono veL.O.ce
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Originally Posted by Alfajack
One thing people forget about TIG when they promote it is that a TIG is essentially a bench welder. Does a superb job, but you need two hands (one to strike an arc, one to feed the wire) and a foot (to control the heat). Renders them VERY impractical for any kind of welding under a car.
I agree, but I also do TIG welds with a finger control (moves the foot control to a dial on the handle) which allows me to get into many very tight spots comfortably.

still for whacking out some quick repairs while the car is on jacks, I could'nt see any reason not to MIG.

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