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canadian_driver
07-09-2007, 08:39 PM
i know its not recomended but is it really that bad? i have a carport to weld in, but its not protected from the elements at all. i just dont have the room inside to bring large things in, nor do i feel safe welding in my basement with things that go boom

OverkillZJ
07-09-2007, 08:41 PM
I do most of it outside or in the car shelter / tent; but wind can become a problem with gas.

canadian_driver
07-09-2007, 08:43 PM
right now ive been welding with flux core, but plan to get my gas filled up soon. should i invest in a tent like you then?

OverkillZJ
07-09-2007, 08:50 PM
Couldn't hurt, I usually drop the doors when I'm welding something important so the weld isn't corroded

canadian_driver
07-09-2007, 08:51 PM
what size did you get? was it big enough to allow you to work comfortably?

OverkillZJ
07-09-2007, 08:53 PM
mine is 20x12x10' (door height), doors at both ends, it's from Shelter It. Buggy was built in it, so it's just roomy enough

BigDaveZJ
07-09-2007, 08:56 PM
A spare hood from a car makes a good shield from the wind as well.

canadian_driver
07-09-2007, 08:58 PM
A spare hood from a car makes a good shield from the wind as well.

donno how you do it in CO but i dont think im that redneck.... yet:D

BigDaveZJ
07-09-2007, 09:20 PM
So then wrenching on your back patio is out of the question too???

canadian_driver
07-09-2007, 09:21 PM
yeah i use my front porch, its closer to the driveway

JpRngr
07-10-2007, 02:25 AM
So then wrenching on your back patio is out of the question too???


HEY! Leave me out of this!:smt073

ILikeMud
07-10-2007, 08:44 PM
Joel....car tents are illegal in Toronto I'm pretty sure.
Check with York region, I know they are illegal in Peel.

canadian_driver
07-10-2007, 08:45 PM
Joel....car tents are illegal in Toronto I'm pretty sure.
Check with York region, I know they are illegal in Peel.


good thing i live in guelph then eh?

OverkillZJ
07-10-2007, 11:01 PM
LOL, eh? (I love the Canadian Eh so much, I've invorporated it into my everday speech.

BigDaveZJ
07-10-2007, 11:05 PM
How the hell are car tents illegal? What if your cars like to go camping? Are they just supposed to sleep outside? WTF!!!

canadian_driver
07-10-2007, 11:07 PM
How the hell are car tents illegal? What if your cars like to go camping? Are they just supposed to sleep outside? WTF!!!


i think it is because quebec uses them extensivly and the rest of the canadian population hates queerbec so much that they dont want to be anything like them, theres no doodt aboot it eh?:supz:

Skyline
07-11-2007, 12:23 PM
Car tents are illegal here too.

ILikeMud
07-11-2007, 09:07 PM
How the hell are car tents illegal? What if your cars like to go camping? Are they just supposed to sleep outside? WTF!!!

It's an 'eye sore'.
My truck is an eye sore yet no one says shit about that.

canadian_driver
07-11-2007, 09:09 PM
It's an 'eye sore'.
My truck is an eye sore yet no one says shit about that.


theres a bylaw in the city of guelph that says no un operating vehicals allowed in driveways

fpkites
07-11-2007, 09:56 PM
Push it forward, push it back...it rolls, it's operable! :D

Oh, and you think patio is redneck? Buddy of mine in New Jersey rebuilt a 42RE in his apartment kitchen! :rofl:

canadian_driver
07-11-2007, 09:59 PM
Push it forward, push it back...it rolls, it's operable! :D

Oh, and you think patio is redneck? Buddy of mine in New Jersey rebuilt a 42RE in his apartment kitchen! :rofl:


ive done that... well not a 42re but random things, when you dont have a garage and live in an apartment you got to do what you got to do

jfowlzj95
07-11-2007, 10:04 PM
Oh, and you think patio is redneck? Buddy of mine in New Jersey rebuilt a 42RE in his apartment kitchen! :rofl:

I had to take apart the 231 in my apartment bathroom, tried to do it on the patio and management yelled at me. But then again, I do live in College Station and go to Texas A&M. :rolleyes:


when you dont have a garage and live in an apartment you got to do what you got to do

Ditto, however the new apartments that I'm moving into later this summer has a storage unit just big enough to fit the Jeep in... wonder where I'll be spending most of my time. :D

fr3db3ar
07-17-2007, 08:23 AM
The biggest problem I find when welding with gas................







the potential to set your ass on fire.