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Postby Glowzinski » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:51 pm

Something happened while tog welding. I am teaching myself to weld. So, I've not a clue how to fix this. haha
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Re: Something happened.

Postby robtg » Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:13 pm

The problem is obvious, you were tog welding when you should be mog welding. :|
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Re: Something happened.

Postby Poland308 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:07 pm

Looks like you are out of gas or it wasn't turned on
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Re: Something happened.

Postby Glowzinski » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:08 pm

I wondered about that. haha I was lifting the tank, trying to tell. Didn't work so well. LOL Thank you for the info.
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Re: Something happened.

Postby cj737 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:10 pm

Glowzinski wrote:I wondered about that. haha I was lifting the tank, trying to tell. Didn't work so well. LOL Thank you for the info.

That's funny! Today my son was discussing trying to understand whether one of my tanks was empty or not. I told him lift it and decide ;) He said it was still heavy so he was unsure... I let him in on the secret after some ribbing, the gas added no weight...
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Re: Something happened.

Postby Poland308 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:13 pm

Unless the gas is heavier than air. Then it is measurable. Or if it's under enough pressure to be in liquid form then it's measurable. If it's lighter than air it's measurable as well. It's just that your tank will be heavier as it gets empty.

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http://www.airproducts.com/products/Gas ... argon.aspx
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Re: Something happened.

Postby cj737 » Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:01 am

Poland308 wrote:Unless the gas is heavier than air. Then it is measurable. Or if it's under enough pressure to be in liquid form then it's measurable. If it's lighter than air it's measurable as well. It's just that your tank will be heavier as it gets empty.

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http://www.airproducts.com/products/Gas ... argon.aspx

I think his point was, he was expecting it to be much lighter now that it was empty versus nearly the same (330cf tank).
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Re: Something happened.

Postby Warrenh » Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:04 am

Looks like out of gas or somebody stepped on your gas line. Helium makes the tanks lighter.

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Re: Something happened.

Postby Glowzinski » Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:39 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: What a moron I am. LOLOL I mean, really, how the hell would I have been able to tell? hahaha DUH Thanks for the laughs. haha
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Re: Something happened.

Postby Poland308 » Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:27 pm

If you punch in some numbers to that calculator then you will see that a 125 cf cylinder of Argon will be about 12 lbs lighter when it's empty. A discernible diferance even without a scale.
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