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What tool's do i need?

dzach23

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So i'm gonna be removing rust out of my project car and was wondering what basic tool's i need to equip myself with to get the job done myself.
 

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collecting tools that's one of my hobby's hammers dolly's tin-snips mig welder, oxy torch, drill wire wheels drill bits vice grips ,angle grinder various disks, spanners, sockets, screwdrivers ,air compressor spray guns, rattle gun
 

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^^^ lol, what he said.

the thing that has taken me the longest to master is each hammer. you have a planing hammer, stretching, shrinking, cross pene, ball pene etc and they all are used for different purposes. make sure you have one of each :) dont try and get a panel flat with a claw hammer cos' it just wont work.

and make sure you get a gassed mig. and a couple of G clamps that you can weld next to, i.e. not plastic.
 

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what brand of mig welder is value for money? is it worth buying a used mig welder?
 

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what brand of mig welder is value for money? is it worth buying a used mig welder?

Sure can be. If you look around you will be able to pick yourself up a real tradie's brand welder for a bargain. If its a really good one, it won't really matter how old it is.

For example I purchased on old Ingersall-Rand air compressor, 14cfm, plus some tools for $500, the damn thing is about 25 years old, but still going strong.
 

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so what brands should i look for when searching for used welders and air compressors?
 

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Go down to Bursons and ask for a twelve inch population tool and it wouldn't hurt to grab a long weight while you are there too.

Both are necessity's for removing and repairing rust.
 

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Go down to Bursons and ask for a twelve inch population tool and it wouldn't hurt to grab a long weight while you are there too.

Both are necessity's for removing and repairing rust.

What is a population tool? (tried google with no luck)
What exactly is the long weight used for?
 

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blackzilla has a 12 inch populating tool, maybe he could let you have a look at it...
 

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After Id waited a couple of hours they told me Id waited long enough and to go home.
its endless jacks, stands, other blokes have folders wheeling machines.
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