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TIG Torch Basics and Connection Compatibility

Jun 2016 23
12 01 Thu
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)



TIG torches can be confusing. We get more questions when it comes to torches than just about anything else. In this video, we are going to go over some of the basics of TIG torches and how to decide what you need based on our most common questions.

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Lincoln Squarewave TIG 200 Welder Review: Part 1 - AC Test

May 2016 26
12 01 Thu
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)



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In this episode of TIG Time, we are going to be testing the AC functionality of the Lincoln Electric Square Wave 200. Since its release in November of 2015, the square wave 200 has been a favorite among hobbyist and light commercial welders. We got our hands on one so that we could see how it would compare to some of the Lincoln TIG welders of the past, like the V-205T.

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Welding a Stainless Steel Belt Buckle: TIG Welding Practice (Part 1)

May 2016 12
12 01 Thu
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)


This welding project is for anyone who is trying to advance their skills as a TIG welder. Running bead on plate can get tedious really quick, so here is a quick project you can weld up for the spouse and get some brownie points.

Next week we will show you how to TIG weld the hardware out of nothing more than some welding rod.

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Welding a Stainless Steel Belt Buckle: TIG Welding Practice (Part 2) - Welding the Hardware

May 2016 19
12 01 Thu
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)

Tungsten Comparison: Part 1 - AC Endurance Test

May 2016 05
12 01 Thu
Written by Mr. TIG (Wyatt Swaim)


Without a doubt, one of the most repeated question we get from new welders is in regards to Tungsten.

With so many Tungsten choices out there, does it really matter which one you use?

Do you have to change Tungstens when you switch from AC to DC?

Why don't you use pure Tungsten when welding Aluminum?

Which Tungsten lasts the Longest?

Which is the best at low (or high) amps?

The list goes on and on...

In this video we are going to determine which Tungsten is the toughest.

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