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Old 11-29-2016, 03:39 AM
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Originally Posted by DreamWeaver21 View Post
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I am pretty sure entire aluminum ships are MIG welded together.
Probably true. However they're more likely to be using a push pull gun with many hours of practice behind them. There's no doubt in my mind you can do it with the spool gun, it just won't be pretty. You can clean that up with a grinder or die grinder though. I wouldn't hesitate to try it if I was so inclined.

My next purchase is going to be one of the AHP 200amp TIG machines off Amazon. They review really well for an entry level TIG. There's only so much you can do with MIG. Love working with metal though. I think I missed my calling in life.

Post build pics if you don't mind.