Ben Oberg

TIG Welding; Tips and Tricks

“puddle, dip,move, puddle, dip, move, puddle, dip, move.” Your torch angle (travel angle) should be just slightly tilted back at the top as if to push the weld along. As for your filler rod, all that needs to be done is to simply work the filler into the puddle from the other side. As long as you are consistently getting filler into the puddle as needed the angle at which you put the filler metal in is not as critical.

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Sissy Bar in the Making

I thought I would share a few pictures of the sissy bar I am making for a client right now. Maybe it will help with some ideas you may have of your own! I usually start off by drawing a pattern on poster board that I like and use it as a reference when I am shaping the metal.

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Installing Jaguar IFS in your Hot Rod

This car is a 1951 Hudson Super Six. I found this by accident in Chinook, MT when I was 13 years old. After 4 years of harassing the owner I finally got the car. It had sat in the same spot since 1963. The original color was Texas Tan and it featured a 262 Flat-6 mated to a 3-speed column shift.

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