Paul G wrote:I believe the metal on a capri is 1.1mm thick.
The zintec does help with rust prevention and i've been using it myself on my Laser but I would advise that you grind the edges to be welded down to the base steel. Make sure you use a mask both when grinding and welding with it as the zintec coating gives off noxious fumes.
pbar wrote:I have been wondering what is common practice to do with the reverse side of welded metal/patches. Do most people just give it a spray with Zinc 182 or similar?
mjcapri wrote:I usually keep the gap just less than the diameter of the wire I'm using for the simple reason that it stops it going straight through!
Dreamachine wrote:What the best type of welder to use. ..mig or arc
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