Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-28-2020, 03:11 PM   #21
Member
 
Kibo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Posts: 94
Quote:
Originally Posted by Otter View Post
Wow, that ESAB is something else! So is your Dynasty. Iím in a constant struggle with having one smallish pocket of money to spend at any given time and deciding between buying a new tool or spending it on the van. Right now, most everythingís getting funneled toward the van. So I just drool over ads and think, ďsomeday soon.Ē Meantime, Iíll keep learning.
So, my approach was that instead of spending thousands of dollars on an Aluminess bumper, I bought a WIY kit from Move Bumpers and justified the purchase of an ESAB EM215ic (MIG-only) + gas canister. Two birds with one stone. It's taken much longer than had I just bought the bumper, but in the end I'll have a van that looks a little different than every other van, a MIG welder, and some experience.

Quote:
Originally Posted by TomsBeast View Post
I started welding with a rudimentary brazing set up, that used butane and these oxygen pellets, that you lit on fire with a lighter, and stuffed into a steel canister... OMG what a shit-show that was.
Sounds...exciting!
__________________

__________________
2011 Ford E350 EB Quigley 4x4 'PUPLGUK' | V10 Gas | Opt Overland Pop Top | GBS LiFeMnPO4 100Ah
Kibo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Sportsmobile Registry

MoMo

skyrat

Tatonka

gephoto
Add your Sportsmobile
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Sportsmobile SIP or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:31 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
×