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Old 18-02-2016, 06:43 PM
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Smile Using Hobbyweld 5, & the new Smartmig 162.

You may like to try out the new hobnyweld 5, we started using it on our new smartmig 162, it can weld aluminium with 0.8 wire, and run with no gas with flux 0.8 wire for outside work where wind blows the gas away.

For aluminium you will need the hobbyweld pure argon

Hobbyweld Pure Argon is guaranteed 99.995% pure, giving you the best possible results.

Generally used when TIG welding stainless steel, carbon steel and aluminium it can also be used on a MIG welder for aluminium and alloys in conjunction with the correct MIG wire.

Argon is typically suitable for most TIG welding applications providing a capability of welding at any depth. The repair of alloy wheels, farming equipment, vehicle body panels, model work and metals used for aircraft.

If this is your first time ordering a Hobbyweld Gas Cylinder you will also have to add the Hobbyweld Cylinder Deposit Charge to your order.

Main benefits:

•Hobbyweld Cylinders are RENT FREE.
•Pay a one-off deposit of £60.00 + VAT refundable upon return less a £20.00 administration fee.
•Pay only for gas, no collection or hidden charges.
•Cost of Hobbyweld Pure Argon is £43.60 + VAT.
•Water Capacity - 9.5Litres of gas per cylinder.
•Standard industrial cylinder connections of 5/8 BSP Female RH, compatible with all other UK industrial cylinders.
•Cylinder Gas pressure 137 bar at 15C.
•Dimensions - Height 840mm, Diameter 140mm.
•Weight 17Kgs.
Very easy to use flow chart, you can buy this welder from GSF car parts tel: 0121 7498801, Peter is the Guy to speak to, it's on offer at £365-00 + VAT, Please tell them you found this add on this site, thank you.

This help topic is subject to changes without notification. The information within is carefully checked and considered to be correct. This information is an example of our investigations and findings and is not a definitive procedure. The Sixties Garage accepts no responsibility for inaccuracies. Each vehicle may be different and require unique test settings.

Last edited by Holly Goodhead; 19-11-2016 at 03:50 PM.
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