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Old 07-27-2014, 04:07:18 PM
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I have a 6 hp international m engine with a busted head. What is the best way to patch a cast iron head with a missing piece ? cast or metal? brass or stick weld? Thanks in advance
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hello
i would recommend you avoid stick welding, especially if its a water jacket area. i would use an acetylene torch with cast iron rod, or a powder spray torch if available, or braze it with brass
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how about a picture so we can evaluate it better .

like everything read the forum here for info , I depending on it would use palco 808 cast iron rod with a stick welder pre and post heat stress re-leaf with my needle scalier . thats ME .
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I read the following post over the weekend. Very interesting.
Check it out, for ideas.
http://www.smokstak.com/forum/showthread.php?t=113626
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Don't weld it, Lock N Stitch.

http://www.locknstitch.com/
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