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what do think of this???
#1342791 Sun Jan 19 2020 01:41 PM
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Re: what do think of this???
WE b OLD #1342799 Sun Jan 19 2020 02:56 PM
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Don't think I'd call them welding rods, but... in the appropriate, non-stress situation they might work. If I had them in the shop and needed to make a repair that I'd consider epoxy for, as in JB Weld or Devcon Titanium Putty then I might be tempted to give one of the rods a shot. Problem with epoxy is the 300 to 600 deg. melting point can cause failure in a lot of applications.


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Re: what do think of this???
WE b OLD #1342802 Sun Jan 19 2020 03:10 PM
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Soldering is all that is.

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Last edited by 2-Ton; Sun Jan 19 2020 03:11 PM.

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Re: what do think of this???
WE b OLD #1342803 Sun Jan 19 2020 03:31 PM
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Soldering was my first thought so I skipped over the first 2 or 3 times I saw the add. But being technologically challenged I just wondered.


Ron, The Computer Greek
I love therefore I am.

1960 MGA Roadster Sold 7/18/2017
1954 3100 Chevy truck in the Gallery
2017 Buick Encore
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Re: what do think of this???
WE b OLD #1342854 Sun Jan 19 2020 09:48 PM
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Those are aluminum brazing rods. They're available at most any well stocked hardware store probably for a lot cheaper than that link. I've used them for brazing a loose handle bracket on an aluminum pot, but would never try using them on ferrous metal.


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Re: what do think of this???
WE b OLD #1343469 Fri Jan 24 2020 08:39 PM
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I bought some 40 years ago after watching a boardwalk sales guy at the King County Fair. Never used them. My wife bought a Miracle Mop at the same fair. It fell apart.


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Re: what do think of this???
WE b OLD #1343484 Fri Jan 24 2020 10:13 PM
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King County?
For some reason I like that name!

Don


Of all the things I've lost in my life, I miss my mind the most!

1967 GMC 9500 Fire Ladder Truck
"The Flag Pole"
In the Stovebolt Gallery [stovebolt.com]
More pix on Photobucket [s893.photobucket.com]
'46 2-Ton grain truck
'48 3/4-ton grain truck
'50 2-ton flatbed
'54 Pontiac Straight Eight
'70 American LaFrance pumper fire truck.

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