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bcelt

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Hello Everyone,
I have a brand new Smith Little Torch Oxy-Acetylene outfit and am new to brazing in general, have done lots of propane soldering on water pipes etc. but no brazing. I want to get up to speed really quick on brazing sheet metal so I can start restoring a '75 GMC dumptruck.
I am having trouble knowing if I have the flames recognized properly - carburizing, neutral, oxidizing. And in general how large a flame to use on sheet metal.
Any videos or advice anyone can give me?
Thanks
Bruce

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shoe2

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Bruce;
Your rig should come with a direction book. Read it. Get a book on basic welding principles. You need a neutral flame for brazing. You don't braze bodywork as the flux comes out of the brass and lifts the finish. Better to spot with a Mig welder or fill it with plastic.
Have fun!

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