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Old 27-10-2018, 13:16   #61
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Re: Filling Old Rivet Holes

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Welding with TIG is very easy and quick with bare minimum heat in put ,,smooth off , job done
My only reservation about welding a bunch of hoes on one longitudinal line along the mast is that you may curve the mast by doing so from weld shrinkage. It's just hard to say. If I wanted to curve a long straight piece like that, that would be one option to try doing so.
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My only reservation about welding a bunch of hoes on one longitudinal line along the mast is that you may curve the mast by doing so from weld shrinkage. It's just hard to say. If I wanted to curve a long straight piece like that, that would be one option to try doing so.
That $100 per hr welder will know to alternate between sides.
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