[Vwdiesel] Broken Bleeder Valves

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Tue Mar 11 22:59:25 EST 2003

Lee Hillsgrove wrote:
>  You can indeed weld with a gas flame. That's what they taught us to do
> first in metal shop. (Of course I was already arc welding with dad's
> equipment at home by that point, but...) Gas welding is pretty fun and can
> do a very nice job. The thickness you would be capable of welding depends on
> the amount of heat available. You can also use a torch to braze and solder
> pipes with appropriately sized tips.
> ...
>  Did I miss anything?

If you want to do gas welding, you need acetylene, none of the other gasses (propane or MAPP) get hot enough for welding, they
can solder fine, probably braze and for sure cut, but if welding is in order you need acetylene.


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