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  1. #26
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
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    Re: Welding pipe and flat stock

    Hey thanks unfortunately I only have a propane torch and a TIG welder. And a sandblaster, I'll start with that. The OD is 3.5" measured with a caliper.

  2. #27
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Seattle
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    210

    Re: Welding pipe and flat stock

    Some pipe is coated with asphaltum. Only thing I can think of that would gum up a flap wheel. Try kerosene and a stiff brush.

    metalmagpie

  3. #28

    Re: Welding pipe and flat stock

    Would a strap wrench around the balancer work?

  4. #29

    Re: Welding pipe and flat stock

    Why not just use a pipe wrench on the pipe? Use cheater bar if needed!

  5. #30
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    16

    Re: Welding pipe and flat stock

    Put a socket wrench on the center bolt. Slip a pipe “cheater bar” over the socket wrench handle. It must be long enough to hit the driveway, so about a 3 ft pipe is usually good. Make sure wrench is set to correct direction. Then hit the ignition. It will take the nut right off. No need to build anything, and you don’t need air and an impact.

  6. #31
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
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    24

    Re: Welding pipe and flat stock

    The sandblasting removed all the tar/asphalt and then I touched it with the angle grinder.

    The pipe was cast iron indeed. Next weekend I will try it and see if it the weld is strong enough.

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