|Paul Lousick||22/05/2020 06:50:16|
|1405 forum posts|
Found this link to a cheap DIY electric welder.
And I do mean CHEAP !! Would I use it ? NO
Something that I learnt somwhere told me that salt water and 230V of electricity do not mix. What are your thoughts ?
|112 forum posts|
Has the potential for a great Class Action, maybe?
(Much as I admire the pioneering spirit of exploration, appreciate the hard work of the poster, and am a grateful recipient of that knowledge... etc.)..
Edited By DiogenesII on 22/05/2020 07:28:32
|Mike Poole||22/05/2020 08:21:04|
2572 forum posts
A very dodgy setup, not sure marigold gloves are approved for electrical safety. Brine starters were used for limiting the current on large motors, when I was an apprentice there was still a couple in use for starting the 600hp motors on the air compressors in our power house. Long gone now though.
4514 forum posts
And sunglasses for arc welding???? Ouch.
Good trick welding brass to steel with a steel rod though. Must try that some time.
|475 forum posts|
I love the manly pink marigold safety gloves. I can see that might work, the salt water is just a water resistor. Although I suspect there is a welder attached just out of view.
When I was a kid I made an arc light using a 1KW electric fire element and carbon rods from D cells. Great way to top up the skin cancer.
Some of his other videos are great, free electricity anyone? **LINK**
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