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Old 04-04-14, 11:39 AM
Dave Kirk 
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Originally Posted by Doug Fattic View Post

By the way I’ve been forever thankful for an important brazing tip Dave gave me some years ago. I noticed he had no porosity whatsoever in his fillets while I always had a few. He said I had to really clean the brass rods just before using. I hadn’t realized the importance of this. That wasn’t something they taught me when I was apprenticing in England when Dave was in grade school. Now I sand or Scotch-Brite and then use a liquid cleaner on the rods as preparation before brazing. Now I get porosity free fillets too. Thanks again Dave!
Very cool - I'm glad it works for you.

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