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Thank you for posting this. I may try their cool blue heat absorption paste.
 

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"These guys make it look so easy."

I have a feeling that reality is not so easy. The key is the flux and its application.

I didn't look at it today, but there's a Jeff Lilly article/video about making pot metal parts fit exactly. It might be on the same site. His method is to build up areas where there's a gap with copper plating. Of course that builds up other things too. Far from easy, but it's what you do on a high end restoration. And probably not of a Chevy. That method is far from easy, and far from cheap.
 

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WOW! That is outstanding, never attempted welding on pot metal/pewter, looks to be a good alternative before replacing an entire part. Your right, they do make it look very easy, thank you for posting. :tu
 

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"These guys make it look so easy."

I have a feeling that reality is not so easy. The key is the flux and its application.

I didn't look at it, but there's a Jeff Lilly article/video about making pot metal parts fit exactly. It might be on the same site. His method is to build up areas where there's a gap with copper plating. Of course that builds up other things too. Far from easy, but it's what you do on a high end restoration. And probably not of a Chevy. That method is far from easy, and far from cheap.
You should watch the videos I linked. One of them is the one you ;)

Lilly did a modifcation of some Ford hood bar extension. He added this welding rod to it, not copper.
 
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