What about Bob?

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Picked my nose and these boogers came out...

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I'll clean it up more so that it's totally flat when painted.
This was my first ever welding aside from "tacking" pieces together. I actually know why it looks bad: I was using welding rod flux type as the filler... I'm going to get some steel rod the same size and use it as a filler and it will weld better than that crap that kept splattering.... but... it's a start and I'm now learning to weld and have a welder at my disposal! Something that had yet to be convienently available to me.
 
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ah - you said filler rod so I assumed tig. that's a pretty wide gap to fill regardless of what you're using, I thing you're going to be doing some serious grinding no matter what. are you going to use straight co2 or argon mix. I use straight co2 and haven't noticed a lot of spatter.
 
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ah - you said filler rod so I assumed tig. that's a pretty wide gap to fill regardless of what you're using, I thing you're going to be doing some serious grinding no matter what. are you going to use straight co2 or argon mix. I use straight co2 and haven't noticed a lot of spatter.

sorry. not mig, but flux cored wire... so no gas.
 
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are you going to leave the door handle or weld in a panel?

knock it out and seal it up... but that'll be a "finishing touch" thing down the road. Got ALOT of work to do that will take months.... no need to ask about updates cause it'll be SLOOOOOOOOOOW
 
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tease... just tacked up, but this is the cab in 95 degree weather...

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Looks good....better than I expected. That weight reduction got the arse end sitn pretty high don't it. Still wanna spray parts on Catfish Charlie?
 
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Cattywampus' tailgate!
It's such a good older sibling always sharing!
 
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That's coming out nice. Are u gonna bob the bed too? I guess you are gonna bob, Bob..
 
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That's coming out nice. Are u gonna bob the bed too? I guess you are gonna bob, Bob..

Thanks. Yes. Bobbing as well as doving the rear... Got plans for the front fenders too... something I've never seen done to an 80...
 
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Got plans for the front fenders too... something I've never seen done to an 80...

an Airbrushed picture of Richard Simmons nude on em!!!!!! :eek:
 

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