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replacing the mesh early welded grill

Postby inairam » Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:54 pm

I have several early mesh grills where the frame has the mesh held in place with spot welds on the frame channel

How of you replace the mesh without completely damaging the grill frame?
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Re: replacing the mesh early welded grill

Postby Shane N. » Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:14 pm

They make a drill bit for drilling spot welds. Not sure it would do good in this application though. It may create a big burr and still not be able to get the wire out and you would have a hole all the way through the frame.
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Re: replacing the mesh early welded grill

Postby staninlowerAL » Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:15 pm

Dremil tool may work.

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Re: replacing the mesh early welded grill

Postby Don McCombs » Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:19 am

staninlowerAL wrote:Dremil tool may work.

Agree. Clip the old mesh away with a pair of dikes and grind the welds with a Dremel. Much better control than an angle grinder.
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