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found alloy gears, angle iron and glass discs become cool, little accent tables - with only one major hiccup along the way. thanks for watching - tim

<p>so... im sure some one will correct me on this... but those are gears ... so its probably more dense hi carbon tool steel... so you need a good tig or higher power stick welder... <br><br>i wish you could have done this with out making the brackets to bolt on... <br><br>i have heard of people doing this but heating up the tool steel to red hot with a torch first... then put the other piece on and try welding again<br><br>either way... i like it... cool stuff bro</p>
carbon steel is a good guess. it was slightly magnetic. i'm not a metal connoisseur by any stretch of the imagination and all i know about welding is what i can glue together with my little mig. it sort of stuck, so maybe more heat would've done the trick. from what i understand (which, again, is little) you can make anything stick with a tig!<br><br>the girl who bought them actually liked the bolts, so everyone wins ;-)<br><br>thanks for watching man! -tim
<p>well good... as long as everyone is happy. <br><br>im with you I have a gasless flux core mig from sears and I just stick things together and stay away from zinc...<br><br>but yes a tig or going gas and solid core mig could get the job done just enough. but a 220v mig will get it too. <br><br>good luck on this comp. I will be entering soon too. </p>

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