Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 30,959, Level: 54
    Level completed: 10%, Points required for next Level: 991
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album picturesVeteran25000 Experience Points
    CycloneDaddy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    2,143
    Points
    30,959
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 159
    Given: 17

    Des Moines Welder

    I'm in need of a pretty simple weld job. My wife broke a bracket that holds the muffler on her car. Anyone have a recommendation as I have never had anything welded before.

    When I'm getting it welded maybe I can get some inside information on what conference Iowa State will be in.



  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 12,295, Level: 33
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 355
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    tyrelrobert's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines,IA
    Posts
    1,041
    Points
    12,295
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 2

    Re: Des Moines Welder

    go to pep boys, they sell universal brackets for 5 bucks. just bolt it next to the original



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 30,959, Level: 54
    Level completed: 10%, Points required for next Level: 991
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album picturesVeteran25000 Experience Points
    CycloneDaddy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    2,143
    Points
    30,959
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 159
    Given: 17

    Re: Des Moines Welder

    Quote Originally Posted by tyrelrobert View Post
    go to pep boys, they sell universal brackets for 5 bucks. just bolt it next to the original
    I don't think this is your normal bracket ... or is it.

    Attachment 7459



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 12,295, Level: 33
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 355
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    tyrelrobert's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines,IA
    Posts
    1,041
    Points
    12,295
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 2

    Re: Des Moines Welder

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneDaddy View Post
    I don't think this is your normal bracket ... or is it.

    Attachment 7459
    I am thinking "bracket" in terms of just a strap or something to go around the muffler and securing it to the frame of the car. If it is indeed that, then yes you can get a universal one at a auto parts store.

    Is what you need that or a different type of bracket?



  5. #5
    Walk On
    Points: 8,644, Level: 27
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 106
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    154
    Points
    8,644
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 0

    Re: Des Moines Welder

    I'm in need of a welder as well for an aluminum utility trailer. Anyone have any recommendations?



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 111,560, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    JP4CY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Sommerset
    Posts
    7,428
    Points
    111,560
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,157
    Given: 456

    Re: Des Moines Welder

    Quote Originally Posted by ia2189 View Post
    I'm in need of a welder as well for an aluminum utility trailer. Anyone have any recommendations?
    In the Ames area-Howe welding.
    DM- I dunno



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 83,443, Level: 89
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 307
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isufbcurt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,157
    Points
    83,443
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,264
    Given: 2,207

    Re: Des Moines Welder

    Quote Originally Posted by ia2189 View Post
    I'm in need of a welder as well for an aluminum utility trailer. Anyone have any recommendations?
    Is it welding aluminum or is a steel part on the trailer that needs welding? If steel I can help you if aluminum I have a number of a guy who might be able to help (he's semi-retired but really good).



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 97,493, Level: 97
    Level completed: 23%, Points required for next Level: 1,557
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYdTracked's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Grimes, IA
    Posts
    9,055
    Points
    97,493
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 158
    Given: 452

    Re: Des Moines Welder

    I know of a good welder but he's located south of Perry, IA which may be a little farther than you want to drive. My dad gets all his farm welding done there and the guy builds some custom grills and things on the side too. Not sure he does alluminum though.


    Go Cubs Go!

  9. #9
    Walk On
    Points: 8,644, Level: 27
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 106
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    154
    Points
    8,644
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 0

    Re: Des Moines Welder

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    Is it welding aluminum or is a steel part on the trailer that needs welding? If steel I can help you if aluminum I have a number of a guy who might be able to help (he's semi-retired but really good).
    It's aluminum.



  10. #10
    Walk On
    Points: 8,644, Level: 27
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 106
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    154
    Points
    8,644
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 0

    Re: Des Moines Welder

    Quote Originally Posted by CYdTracked View Post
    I know of a good welder but he's located south of Perry, IA which may be a little farther than you want to drive. My dad gets all his farm welding done there and the guy builds some custom grills and things on the side too. Not sure he does alluminum though.
    Perry isn't too far. If you get me the contact info I can give him a call.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM