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Hello folks, i am a fairly new member, but i am working towards me Associates Degree in Welding!
I have one quarter left and that quarter is basically a quarter where we can work on various projects!

I enjoy doing car related projects!

I am highly skilled in Aluminum welding, both TIG and MIG!

I am also skilled in Stainless Steel!

Of coarse i am skilled with any mild steel welding!

With that said feel free to ask questions or if you need something repaired, welded shut, for cheap send me a PM and we can discuss this!

Look forward to helping a few people out!
-Alex

Here is my thread and there are a few examples of my welding in there!

http://www.k20a.org/forum/showthread.php?t=107848
 

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I'm sure this does not comply with forum rules. You cannot sell services unless you are a registered vendor. And if its goods then it belongs in the classifieds. I'm sure you can post in your local craigslist for services section.
 

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I am fitting for an X-ray welder. When he is busy I am practicing open butt 6G "walking the cup" tig. As soon as I pass the test I get $3-4 more per hr. Been in the trade for years, 10 years as a fitter and 6 years as pipe welder. Mostly field work and some production.- Jus sayn.

A degree in welding is nothing more than a piece a paper that can get you into a door. Try doing the welding you are good at underneath of a table that requires mirror work. That is the kind of stuff money paying pitcrews will pay for. More or less if you can weld stuff in position all day err day it impresses people, more employable.

You will see, most folks tryn to do this stuff theirselves and save the money for materials for their projects.

Good luck.
 

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I am fitting for an X-ray welder. When he is busy I am practicing open butt 6G "walking the cup" tig. As soon as I pass the test I get $3-4 more per hr. Been in the trade for years, 10 years as a fitter and 6 years as pipe welder. Mostly field work and some production.- Jus sayn.

A degree in welding is nothing more than a piece a paper that can get you into a door. Try doing the welding you are good at underneath of a table that requires mirror work. That is the kind of stuff money paying pitcrews will pay for. More or less if you can weld stuff in position all day err day it impresses people, more employable.

You will see, most folks tryn to do this stuff theirselves and save the money for materials for their projects.

Good luck.
good to know,I'm enrolled in class to learn welding...have'nt even touched anything yet but normal shop machinery(band saws,drill press....)
 

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I'm sure this does not comply with forum rules. You cannot sell services unless you are a registered vendor. And if its goods then it belongs in the classifieds. I'm sure you can post in your local craigslist for services section.
Chameleon, just so we are all clear....what is the difference between a member advertising his work in the body of a post vs. as a link in his sig? I see lots of nonvendor forum members post links offering "their" websites/services for sale in their sig....yourself included.
 

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good to know,I'm enrolled in class to learn welding...have'nt even touched anything yet but normal shop machinery(band saws,drill press....)
The guy is right, however me being 20yrs young it was smart for me to go to school first, i already plan for stuff he mentioned.

I got my unlimited thickness pipe qual last quarter, basically 70* included angle, tig root, 2 6010 hot passes, and 7018 fills and caps!

Bossman, follow it, you learn lots and you just seen the potential pay. Its pretty high!
 

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I have some questions! I am not a great welder I pretty much taught myself to keep things together when welding. What is the best home welder? I have a welder from harbor freight but for some reason it always gets messy when I am welding! Any tips?? Or is this just a garbage welder??
http://www.harborfreight.com/90-amp-flux-wire-welder-68887-8494.html
And what tools do I need to start fabricating??
You pretty much answered your own question in regards to the welder.
A good welder would be any Miller, Lincoln Electric, ESAB, or a Hobart is very affordable and great for the garage. Try to get MIG wire and some C25 gas!
 

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You pretty much answered your own question in regards to the welder.
A good welder would be any Miller, Lincoln Electric, ESAB, or a Hobart is very affordable and great for the garage. Try to get MIG wire and some C25 gas!
You know a site I could look them up at??
 

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Have a few more projects going on so I thought I'd share in here also!
Its not Fabrication Friday yet but I'll have more on this fab project I've been working on tomorrow!
For now enjoy this....in my eyes its the first intake box of its kind being used on a k swap.


Welding it up tonight and have a little peak at it in the bay tomorrow!
 

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Here's a few more shots of the intake box! Turning out great so far!



Fits like glove and fills that ugly hole!

Sits very nicely ontop of the hasport mount!

little side angle with my bare motor in there.


Yet to do...
Drill 3" hole on the side for the intake tube to the throttle body.
Drill 3.5" hole on the bottom for the "cold air tube" that will get air from inside the front of the wheel well!
Make a mount for it to be installed.
 
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