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Fabricators Series: Collin of Toxicfab speaks with FabricationLife!

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Inside we feature Collin Meyers, owner of Toxicfab.com. Collin always rips up the net with his iPhone images of his immaculate dime drops and more. Follow the click to see this one on one interview with one of the most popular welders on the net today.

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Tig’d Up Tuesday review 2-25

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A little late on this weeks Tig’d Up Tuesday review, but always come to you with a recap of the previous weeks submissions. We had an abnormally high traffic rate on this Tuesday, which we like obviously! Make sure to check out our other Tig’d Up Tuesday reviews!

This weeks selection:

Justin Bloomer

“A twin turbo system for a c6 z06. Utilizing twin 7675 precision turbos and 46 mm gates. Fabrication done by Justin of No Corners Cut fabrication.”

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Richard R.

“Dimes and Weaves”

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Len Mitchell

“Ripples or no? Which do u like?”

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Brad Harmer

“Up close and personal with a Powerhouse Racing 4″ titanium catback for mkiv supra! Fillet joint to a custom phr machined v band flange.”

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Ben Gilbert

“A pair of 2″ 4 to 1 3.5 inch collectors fully purged, fabricated by Mike at Edwards Motorsport. Cheers”

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Alex L./BP Autosports, LLC.

“Titanium wastegate dump tube. Low angle pie cuts and consistency are the names of the game. Filled with 0.045 rod and welded with a standard #12 lense setup.”

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David Vanstone

“Suzuki gsxr throttle body manifold for a Peugeot 106″

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Kevin Merryman

“12ga 304 .045 wire 100 amps”

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Swing back in next week for our next installment! Also be on the lookout for our Intercooler Series!

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Quickies: Intro to Tungsten and Prep

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A quick intro to Tungsten

This is one of our quickies in our Prep series. This piece is on Tungsten definition, selection, and prep. It is a mild intro that will be followed up later in another portion of the Prep series.

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Tig’d Up Tuesday Review 2-11

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Your Tig’d Up Tuesday Review for the second week of February is here . We enjoyed another successful week of posts, and got a ton of submissions! Here they are:

Priit KukkFabrication

“This is a mic fastening point on a acoustic stand for exhaust gas analysis. Welded with a Kemppi MasterTig 4004 1,6mm 316 filler, pulse setup : 90 amp 40% duty 1hz frequency.”

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Nick Primero

“Tigging away on racecars this week.”

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Samuel Hoskins

“Here is some work from Ben Issacson, owner of Ground up Motorsports in Australia”

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Richard Rasmussen

“Thirsty?”

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Brandon Kalcsics

“Carbon to chromoly, running at 200amps. Freehand dab on a 77 honda cb750 hardtail.”

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Race Ready Fab

“Civic custom exhaust 304ss machine thermal arc 186″

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Derek at SpeedFactory

“Backdoor intercooler endtank with change.”

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Dane Reynolds

“304ss v band clamp by tig welded by Dane from RB Garage toowoomba”

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Keep the submissions flowing! See you on another Tig’d Up Review!

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Fabricators Series: FFE Ed.. Collectors 101.

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Ed Woosley, owner and head fabricator at Force Fed Engineering shows you how to properly lay down a line and get ample coloration from your welds using basic procedures. Merge Collectors for turbo manifolds are sometimes looked at like a secret among fabricators across the land. While generally you can say there are many ways to build one, everyone has their tricks, likes, and options. Ed walks you through some of his 4 cylinder collections here.

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Tig’d Up Tuesday review 2-4

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Tig’d Up Tuesday Review is a weekly playback of entries we chose to fill our Facebook Fan Page with. We have another great Tuesday up for review today. Things to remember when you are submitting:

  1. Please make sure you submit clear, sharp, crisp, and non-blurry photos.

  2. Make sure your photos are in focus. We want to highlight the weld or product you are showing off.

  3. Make sure you include your weld and machine information.

  4. If you submit and we feature, comment on the post. People will ask questions.

  5. If you are featured, please share the our post on your network. Show off your work.

 

Now let’s get to the review!

Chris Wilkes

“Steel welded with 70sd2 rod” Chris Wilkes Fabrications

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Fabricators Series: Ron Bergenholtz.. What is Fabrication?

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Ron is no stranger to the world of motorsports. He knows a thing or 2 about Fabrication owning both a successful drift team and one of the most historic Import Drag teams in history. We recently had a sit down with Ron B. to speak quickly on his thoughts of Fabrication. Sit back and listen. It is great to hear someone speak who isn’t just another critic, but a student of the art. When you love fabrication, you are proud to see it anywhere you can.

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Tig’d Up Tuesday Review 1-21

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This was one of our most packed Tig’d Up Tuesdays in a while. We numbers of submissions, and work from all industries sent in. We chose 10 this week, and the page saw traffic from across the globe!

 

As we said before, we will be featuring more than 10 entries every week now, so make sure you get your submissions in. If we do not use them, please keep sending. We may use one you send on a future post in the page.

 

Here are the submissions:

 

The Turbo Elements 

“Some drops with some dimes”

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FabTime: Exhaust Speaker.. Should we?

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Fabrication Life fans, we need your opinion! We posted the photo below yesterday, and we all were obsessed with it. Everything about it screamed BAD ASS! Spending the day with the materials to make this happen is even worse because we got that itch. You all know the itch… it’s a curse!

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