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Titanium Welding Rod


#1

This is a great forum. I’m learning a lot.

Get a piece of titanium welding rod (its essentially a 3ft wire)
from either a welding shop or a local tig welder. Cost is less
than fifty cents. I got one but haven’t tried it yet. It should
work. Maybe put it into an old mechanical pencil for a holder?


#2

Get a piece of titanium welding rod (its essentially a 3ft wire)
from either a welding shop or a local tig welder. Cost is less
than fifty cents. I got one but haven’t tried it yet. It should
work. Maybe put it into an old mechanical pencil for a holder?

Just a thought, would a piece of (pencil) lead in a pin vice
work???


#3

Get a piece of titanium welding rod (its essentially a 3ft wire)
from either a welding shop or a local tig welder. Cost is less
than fifty cents. I got one but haven’t tried it yet. It should
work. Maybe put it into an old mechanical pencil for a holder?

Just a thought, would a piece of (pencil) lead in a pin vice
work???

G’day; Thick - 2mm x 125mm soft 2B (Faber) pencil leads for use
in clutch pencils can be obtained from a good drawing office
supplier, and these do work well as a pick, though they are
easily broken. I used it when I couldn’t get titanium wire (none
of our welding shops carry Ti wire/rod as it can’t be easily used
by ordinary welding equipment.) The thick, soft pencil leads can
also work as stirrers when doing a melt, but again, one has to be
careful with them. Another two pennyworth! Cheers,

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