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Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by SCQTT, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. 2fast4u

    2fast4u Been here awhile

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    Burt munro!!!:wink:
  2. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    Yup and I hope to see thousands MORE out there. :freaky
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    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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    Which is different from the things people do with cars how?
  4. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    It's not. But personally, when something comes loose, I like to reach for the welder instead of the closet for coathangers...
  5. 2fast4u

    2fast4u Been here awhile

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    I have used coathangers to weld (braze) with in a pinch.
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    RDTCU Banned

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    Better than twist-tying your exhaust system back up and leaving it like that til the hanger breaks and you need another... :rofl
  7. sieg

    sieg Wearing out tires......2 at a time, day after day.

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    Brass coat hangers?:huh
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    freeflow get in or go in

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  9. 2fast4u

    2fast4u Been here awhile

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    No Just the metal ones not the plastic ones. haha
    Try it. They work pretty good.
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    I've seen it done with plain steel hangers, low melting point, just not very strong.
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    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    The only thing that coat hangers and proper ER70S-2 rod have in common is that they both melt. Coat hangers are made of the cheapest and nastiest steel alloy available.
  12. 2fast4u

    2fast4u Been here awhile

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    Your missing my point. In a pinch. No its not a welding rod but it has worked for me more then once.
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    Coat hangers will let you gas-weld mild steel to cast iron, though.
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    Contevita Cigar Adventurer

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    sieg Wearing out tires......2 at a time, day after day.

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    Your missing my point. You braze with brass, you weld steel. I know people gas weld with coat hangers, but unless you have a brass coat hanger, you don't braze with a coat hanger. BTW you can weld plastic with a plastic coat hanger!:evil
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    Can be done, but it's harder with a torch than with an iron or a heat gun, carbon layer forms and keeps it from bonding :wave

    Also depends on the type of plastic, obviously...
  19. atomicalex

    atomicalex silly aluminum boxes

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  20. 2fast4u

    2fast4u Been here awhile

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    So what do you call it when you use Silvaloy?