Originally Posted by badweatherbiker
I have no clue how to weld, i bought an arc welder 10 years ago i think it is a 70 0r 80 amp elder and i have never even turned it on. In fact its still in the box wrapped in plastic.
Having said that Im looking at my FZ6 and thinking i would really like to have some sideracks so i could mount some hardbags. I miss them since i sold my Ulysses and i only have a tail bag to pack my junk in everyday.
Where the hell do i start? I know nothing about welding.
To start: What kind of machine is it? A stick welder or MIG welder?
Whatever the brand, if you unwrap it there may be some sample welding supplies in there to start on, but probably best to unwrap it first.