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Old 03-28-2020, 08:44 PM
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Default Aluminum welding rods

Have any of you guys used any of the aluminum rods that a being advertised on Facebook? The ones you use a propane torch with? They look too good to be true.
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Old 03-29-2020, 10:41 AM
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I had a bundle of rods years ago... I wish I could remember the brand. They were the same kind of product, if not the exactly the same thing you speak of, by a different name.

I gave them all to a friend and never tried them myself, though I got them from a retired welder who swore by them.

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Old 03-29-2020, 11:05 AM
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There were a few guys on the aluminum boat site I was on that tried them with widely varying results. Most of which were un satisfactory
We had a similar product we used to repair aluminum radiators. We found them unreliable as on one rad they worked great then the next one would render the rad to scrap
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Old 03-29-2020, 04:05 PM
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They are kinda weird.
I bought a few pieces and finally managed to fill a hole on the bottom of a beer can. Never messed with them again.
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Old 03-29-2020, 04:21 PM
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I'd never buy anything from a FB ad. I've seen multiple posts that people ordered stuff from there & never got those items or their money back!

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