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Offline 4SPEED

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My first attempt with lead
« on: October 11, 2010, 07:38:36 PM »
today I was welding a patch in my door .  and I thought I would give it a try.  it's harder than what it looks.  it's truly a dying art.

I did OK on the first one and ran out of lead on the 2nd.  fiberglass filler will do the rest.

this was some deep pits I filled


and the patch spot I will finish with fiberglass filler
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Re: My first attempt with lead
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2010, 12:14:04 AM »
Is that to fix rust holes?

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Re: My first attempt with lead
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2010, 04:34:23 AM »
How much went on the floor? LOL
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Re: My first attempt with lead
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2010, 06:26:14 AM »
Is that to fix rust holes?

no, the holes were fixed , I just used the lead like you would filler over the patch.

How much went on the floor? LOL

alot,  it took me a bit to get the right amount of heat. 
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Re: My first attempt with lead
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2010, 08:55:30 AM »
It is a art for sure...... probably why its dying out.
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Re: My first attempt with lead
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2010, 05:26:40 PM »
Very Nice...

Its a dying art because everyone that used to do it is dead because they used to do it.  Unfortunately this is somewhat  of a true statement.  I cannot stress enough that  when doing body work or paint work that no percaution should be spared to protect your health.
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