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Welding in Central Scotland

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  1. Crocky1983

    Crocky1983 New Member

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    Good Evening All,

    Great site - new member here. Goldmine of information and good craic.

    I am looking to return to off-roading but my disco 1 requires a fair bit of welding to the body. Chassis appears ok but sills, cross members, some arches etc need a bit of attention alongside footwells. Chassis and boot floor appear decent.

    I have been out of the off-roading world for about ten years now so lost all old contacts.Forums back then were no where near as full of good content as this one. Totally appreciate the skill and big difference between welding a landrover and welding new metal :)

    I wondered if anyone new of anyone that quotes and welds in central Scotland? Or someone competent and experienced that would do for a fee? In no rush for the car so would be happy for someone to do it at their leisure.

    All the best,
    A
     
  2. brianp38dse

    brianp38dse Well-Known Member

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    Hi and welcome to landyzone:)
    have you considered buying a mig and having ago, there are lots of rebuild threads on here to help you.
     
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    Welcome:)

    ^^^^ is the way to go:)

    Pics:)

    J
     
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    dieseldog69 Well-Known Member LZIR Despatch Agent

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    Hello and welcome.

    Bit too far for me to pop over after mine is done but I got a build thread of how not to do it :eek::rolleyes:

    https://www.landyzone.co.uk/land-rover/project-rusty.272146/

    In a nut shell it's 40+ pages of drivvel from me and the fellas on how not to do it right the first time but getting it right eventually.
     
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    Hi,
    Thanks for response. I have tried welding on new metals and I was bad enough at that. The art of welding Landrover’s is beyond my ability :(
     
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    Hey, thanks for response. I would love to be able to weld but history has shown me it’s an art form I don’t have.
     
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    Had a look through the thread. Looks like a good bit of work and learning. Well done to you.
     
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    Do a night school course on welding, it will work out a lot cheaper than paying someone else.
    and you have the satisfaction of completing the job.
     
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    Welcome to the forum [​IMG]
     
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    What about welding by yourself?? I am beginner in welding too but want to buy mig welder. I found few options in review on https://protoolsadviser.com/best-mig-welder/ I want to buy Forney Easy Weld 29801 125 FC MIG Welder Start-Up Kit. I think it is powerful tool which easy in using.
     
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