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Obeaston
post Apr 14 2018, 12:04 PM
Joined: 14-Apr 18



Sorry if this bores real welders but need professional advice.
I have a classic car I need to weld-pretty substantial work needed.
My wooden garage has no power.
What is the best route to set up to weld-I only have gas welding watching experience and some arc welding
experience.
Should I go buy generator for electric welding and angle grinder/cutter-mig or tig?
Go buy compressor and gas welding gear, air sanding.
What gauge metal sheet should I buy?
What is the best spec to go for for welding gear
ie generator/compressor output and mig or tig welding plant spec.
Anyone know of any good value welding course I could take in Scotland as a hobbiest?
Also thinking of slf tapering the sheets in place, then move car to house drive for
arc welding/angle grinding where the electric is. What size rods would I need.

Many thanks in advance for any help and advice.
toshamov
post Apr 16 2018, 09:51 AM
Joined: 21-Dec 15



If your not too clued up on welding cars and body panels I would definitely suggest getting it done by a restoration company, it's not an easy thing to do.
Wldr
post May 8 2018, 03:17 AM
Joined: 6-Jul 11



Hi obeaston, welcome to the forum. Where in Scotland are you. Try John Tracey Welding for some training. He was based in Cambuslang for years but moved premises recently. Now in Renfrew. Guys in there are good for training and testing. Sorry don't know the phone number. Google might be helpful. Good luck with your car.
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