Gas Welding Birmabright

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Is it possible to gas weld the Birmabright, the proprietary alloy used in Land Rover bodies. This alloy is 17% magnesium, mainly Aluminum, with traces of other elements. What welding rod should be used to gas weld this material. Is a victor 000 tip small enough to weld this .040 thick material?

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The Tinman Respondeth:


I have done a lot of them. And Brit motorcycles. And have gotten perfect color match on polished parts.

Use 5356 rod, and a Victor "0" tip. What experience do you have? as just plunging in can be very entertaining for spectators.