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Old 04-07-2013, 08:29 PM   #3471
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I'm not planning on doing any heavy work, so I don't think I need the water cooler. Apparently there is still water in the line because I could strike an arc.
You should be able to strike an arc; current doesn't care whether there's water or not.

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I'm I in danger of screwing something up without the cooler/pump going?
Yes, the leads are depending on water to keep from melting the liner. bbzzzzzttttt

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Do I need to swap the torch and lines out with a dry one?


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Also, FYI argon co2 mix does not work for Tig. Couldn't figure out why I was burning up tungsten.

Wasn't so funny at the time was it.

fwiw: My answers are for the TIG torch, not arc welding.
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