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Re: [atlas_craftsman] Re: Cast iron welding QCGB

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  • Guenther Paul
    I have welded a lots of 2 cyl John deer heads that are prone to crack between the valves some held some did not. Now if i could have brazed them i believe
    Message 1 of 51 , Jun 14, 2013
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      I have welded a lots of 2 cyl John deer heads that are prone to crack between the valves some held some did not.
      Now if i could have brazed them i believe they would have held longer
       
      GP
      From: John Cibulskis <jacs1954@...>
      To: atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Friday, June 14, 2013 9:59 AM
      Subject: Re: [atlas_craftsman] Re: Cast iron welding QCGB
       
      Just reading some posts this morning. 
      I don't believe brazing is the only way to weld cast iron, although it is one effective way .
      Someone mentioned you can't weld a exhaust manifold? 
      Year's back I welded up a manifold that was cracked in two pcs , a vintage 4 banger Hercules if I recall. 
      Prepped the areas, 
      Clamped it down on a flat piece of metal stock,
      Put it in on a open barbecue grill , got it nice and hot.
      I used a mig welder , argon, ,,, I believe 44-30  alloy wire.
      Then put it back on the grill , let the charcoal cool off,
      The next day I cleaned up mounting face, and reinstalled, worked great for all the years I had it,
      I'm a oldie, ,, but I kept going back to school throughout  all my professional career, ,,kept jumping jobs, ,, a master in nothing.  Lol
      Weld it anyway that works, ,, heat & alloy, combinations
      John


      I cleaned up the 





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    • Jack
      I agree. Looks like a nice job that was done. ________________________________ From: a8050266 To: atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com Sent:
      Message 51 of 51 , Jun 15, 2013
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        I agree. Looks like a nice job that was done.

        From: a8050266 <mail4sam@...>
        To: atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com
        Sent: Friday, June 14, 2013 8:21 PM
        Subject: [atlas_craftsman] Re: Cast iron welding QCGB
         


        --- In mailto:atlas_craftsman%40yahoogroups.com, "wedge446" <wedge446@...> wrote:
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        > I think this is the last post Im doing on this.. Im happy with the repair and that's all that matters.

        I think thats the most important part.
        Sam

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