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Re: Welding a stainless steel tail pipe

To: "Peter Schauss" <>, <>,
Subject: Re: Welding a stainless steel tail pipe
From: Erik Quackenbush <>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 08:59:00 -0500
Yes it is. If you're making a structural weld in stainless then you really
should use stainless wire and a different shielding gas, but for exhaust
pipes you can get by with ordinary mild steel wire and gas.


At 11:11 PM 10/11/99 -0400, Peter Schauss wrote:
>The short piece of sheet metal (stainless) which braces
>the two tail pipes on my BJ7 near the back has come
>loose on one side and I would like to be able to weld it
>back on to the tailpipe.  I have a Lincoln Weldpack 100
>with the add-on MIG welding kit including a tank of CO2/Ar gas
>Is it possible to weld stainless with this?
>Peter Schauss
>Long Island, NY
>1963 BJ7
>1980 MGB

Erik Quackenbush, V.P. Operations, Midwest Filter Corporation 
1-847-680-0566 fax: 1-847-680-0832

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