Anyone know good sites of books or anything for welding tips.... I hope to soon make a webpage to show mustang progress.... I need to get it transported first.... Anyone know a good way to sdo that too???
The best way to get good at welding, is just practice. I had a buddy come over and spend a whole day teahcing me how to weld, and I'm getting better, but practice is key. I alos liked the auto dimming lenz helmelt he brought. I need one of those!
67 red Coupe, in process of resto-mod (only been 2 years so far)
I like the idea of those auto dimming helmets, pretty cool, but if you weld a lot, I've heard they're not the safest way to go.
I work in construction (management), and most of our welders won't use them. Although, a lot of the rookies do. One old guy told me he wouldn't use them because of the long term damage to his eyes.
It takes (approx) 1/500th of a second for the lense to dim after it senses the strike. That means for every 500 strikes, you have one full second of exposure to your eyes. Perhaps this is a bit anal, but makes sense to me.
With a bit of practice, the old head nod will bring your standard helmet down into position. Heck, it even looks cool if do it right