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Old 12-16-2018, 08:40 PM
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Fabrication- Tools?

Does anyone think it would be a good idea to have a section for tool discussion? I did a search for tools, but posts from all different categories came up. For example, for painting, blasting, and other work on my Camaro, I am wondering if anybody has had any good experiences with the new Eastwood rotary screw compressor? Another question might be about the new MIG and etc. welders that Harbor Freight has come out with. Can they be a good low cost alternative, or are they not worth dragging home?
It seems like this would be a good subject to have in the Forums.
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Old 12-16-2018, 08:53 PM
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I wouldnt mind one.There was one a while back, but it got "locked" by a moderator pretty quick...boo!
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That sure ain't no bad idea. Tool discussion should be here, good or bad performance, value, accessories, modifications, and home made.
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Re: Fabrication- Tools?

The range of tools and just the fact that a lot of it comes to personal choice would make it difficult. Not to mention picking a brand of tool in a sticky would be like free advertising and the board makes money off advertisements.

Also, a simple harbor freight mig welder may be fine for a guy doing a simply floor pan patch, but the guy replacing full floor pans, quarter panels, and installing roll bars and such may need a higher quality mig welder.

last but not least, one guy might like mig while another guy might like mig. Neither guy is wrong, they just have different skill sets to do the same job. I learned how to Arc and am pretty good at it. I've had difficulty with mig, but recently purchased a tig welder that I want to try my hand at and see if it is better than mig.
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