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Chips O'Toole wrote:My welder arrived Monday, and I finally got to fool with it tonight. I am trying to assemble the torch. I have a stupid question.
The torch is a size 17, and it came with three collets. The first tungsten I ground was 1/8", so I figured I would assemble the torch with that, using the biggest collet. When I tried to do it, the tungsten fit in the collet fine, but it would not go through the bore of the collet body.
What's going on? I just assumed that three collets with the same OD meant all would work with the same collet body, but I don't think I can get the tungsten through the body without drilling it out.
Chips O'Toole wrote:The collet fits fine. The collet BODY is too tight.