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TIG Welding Machine Review: Everlast Power I-TIG 200

Apr 2014 18
15 15 Fri
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)

What you will learn in this video:
In this episode of TIG Time we review another entry level TIG welding machine called the I-TIG 200, manufactured by Everlast. There are actually (2) versions of this machine, but in this episode we are reviewing the analog machine, because it is less expensive than the digital and easier to understand for the newbie welder. Some of the aspects we will look at include:

Ease of Setup
Included Accessories
Performance
and Much More...

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How to Weld Corner Joints

Apr 2014 04
15 15 Fri
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)

What you will learn in this video:
Corner joints are one of the most difficult types of weld joints to weld for a few reasons. First off, they are difficult to reach into and they are often welded incorrectly. Another reason they are so difficult is because you are dealing with three fillet welds that all meet in one sport to create a corner weld. In this episode of TIG Time we are going to show you the easiest and most effective way to attack the corner joint for best results.

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Tri Mix Tungsten Review: Part 2 (Transformer Performance)

Mar 2014 20
15 15 Thu
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)

What you will learn in this video:
In this episode of TIG Time we take another look at the newest Tri-Mix Tungsten on the market. This Tungsten has a Chartruese color class and is put out by CK Worldwide. In Part one of our series, we tested the the tri mix on the Lincoln V-205T; which is an inverter power source. Tungstens in almost all cases will perform differently based on the type of power source they are being paired with (transformer or inverter). In part 2 of this series we pair the Tungsten with the Lincoln Squarewave 175, a transformer power source. We used two Lincoln machines to ensure that the Tungsten was being tested with two quality machines.

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Intro to Water Cooled TIG Torches

Mar 2014 28
15 15 Fri
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)

What you will learn in this video:
If you're thinking about making the switch to water cooled torches from air cooled torches for your higher amperage welding, make sure you know what you are getting into first. This video gives some helpful hints in how to choose the right water cooled torch, how to save money when buying torches and what are some of Wyatt's favorite water cooled torches.

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Tri Mix Tungsten Review: Part 1

Mar 2014 14
15 15 Fri
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)

What you will learn in this video:
Tri mix Tungsten is on the rise among welders due its reputation of being an all purpose Tungsten. It has always been dificult for welders to know which Tungsten to use for each application. In this episode we do a series of tests to say how the Tungsten holds up in AC and DC with an inverter power source. In part two we will do more testing, but with a Squarewave 175 transformer machine.

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