airboat rigging

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airboat rigging

Postby Scarecrow » Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:29 pm

Would like some input on whether to mig-weld or braze conduit(emt) rigging thanks in advance. PS don't want to start a war I just want opinions. :thumbleft: :rebel:

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Re: airboat rigging

Postby Lwells » Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:19 pm

I would think that would depend on your ability to do one or the other better. Good welding is the trick, not which one you should use. That's my opinion for whatever its worth

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Re: airboat rigging

Postby ladyblackwater » Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:22 am

If you now how to weld conduit correctly it works great and won't crack on you. Welding conduit is faster and a lot easier than brazing when you are by yourself. Brazing works great and has a lot more room for error. Brass is definitely better when it comes to flexibility but again if you weld it correct you are go also. It all depends on what you are more comfortable with.
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