RE: [59plymouth] repairing pot metal
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RE: [59plymouth] repairing pot metal



Oops, forgot the link:

http://www.muggyweld.com/potmetal.html
-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Morton [mailto:morton@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 6:56 AM
To: Roger Howard
Cc: 59plymouth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [59plymouth] repairing pot metal

Roger, I'm copying the mailing list (and forum) on my reply to you, I'd like to see what other people think about this process:

> Have you made any inquiries about the vent window..you are  probably looking
> for a replacement. I am gonna have to find a way to weld mine...if I had
> saved one of the parts cars vent frames, I could take it to a welder and see
> what he advises...now i will have to actually remove my existing frame and
> travel around with that...ugh
 
I found something on the web about "Muggy Weld" which is supposed to work well with pot metal.  I wrote their bulletin board and corresponded with them about it.  Here's the thread...

> > > > > name: Dan Morton
> > > > >
> > > > > questions: Can you recommend a welder in the South Jersey region who
> > > > uses your process? I need a classic car vent window frame soldered,
> > > > and it's pot metal...
> > > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Muggy Weld [mailto:mike@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > > > Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2004 6:36 PM
> > > > To: morton@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > Subject: Re: Muggy Weld Question
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > actually we sell the rods to do it yourself. you can purchase them
> > > > online and take them to any welder to make the repair.
> > > >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Muggy Weld [mailto:mike@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 2:49 AM
> > To: Dan Morton
> > Subject: RE: Muggy Weld Question
> >
> > > Thanks -- but, that didn't answer my question. Your videos indicate
> > > temperature's important (half pot metal melting temperature), and "any
> > > welder" would be likely to say, as you note, "pot metal can't be welded".
> > >
> > > I'm looking for a reference, someone who's bought and used your products
> > > professionally.
> > >
> > > Got one?
> > >
> > > Dan
> >
> > Hi Dan:
> > Not in your area, the closest plating co. is Annopolis MD.(410) 573- 1077
> >
> > Mike
> >
> Mike,
>
> That's not too far -- I'll give the guy a call, and see if he'll consider
> taking the part, thanks.
>
> A question: My frame is for a driver. I know that high temps can ruin a
> chrome plate; will the temp. used for a muggy weld ruin this piece,
> requiring a replate? I'm pretty sure that both breaks can be soldered on
> the non-plate side.
>
> Dan
 
Dan:
you should be able to repair without any problem.
Mike


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