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Rod ID??

Postby CE CLECKLER » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:21 am

I haven't fired up a stick yet, nor have i put one to the grinder, but i was wondering if there is a way to tell what a rod is by looks? It has a dark gray almost black flux, and the bare end is painted dark red. the packaging is a plastic bag, green and i'm sure used to be clear, and the only part you can read is safety info about fumes and rays. i will do some testing, but thought i might try the wealth of knowledge here too. thanks in advance.
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Re: Rod ID??

Postby cj737 » Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:15 am

Rods should be labeled on their exposed end indicating their spec. :?:
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Re: Rod ID??

Postby Poland308 » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:20 am

Some companies used to use a color dot system. I'll see if I can find a chart. I think one red dot is 6010.
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Re: Rod ID??

Postby Poland308 » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:25 am

I have more questions than answers

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Re: Rod ID??

Postby Otto Nobedder » Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:56 pm

The "almost black" flux and red color suggests 8010. Love those rods, if that's what you have.

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Re: Rod ID??

Postby CE CLECKLER » Wed Feb 22, 2017 12:00 am

Poland308 wrote:http://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=82970&d=1319426182
Here's a partial list
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i tried to grind a stick..very little sparks and very hard. looking at the chart im leaning toward a cr/ni rod...i took a couple pics but need to change computers to post them.
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