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Hot Rods Welder Series , Canada

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by woodsnwater, Feb 7, 2020.

  1. woodsnwater
    Joined: Apr 4, 2016
    Posts: 405

    from North Al.

    Just a heads up. If y'all are in the market for any chassis parts, the US dollar exchange rate, plus decent shipping charges gets you better quality parts for speedway prices. I sound like a damn commercial.
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  2. KevKo
    Joined: Jun 25, 2009
    Posts: 442

    from Motown

    Paul Horton is one of the good guys. Quality stuff.
  3. Beanscoot
    Joined: May 14, 2008
    Posts: 1,599


    Huh? I'm in Canada, should I know what this is about?
    (I don't).
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  4. doyoulikesleds
    Joined: Jul 12, 2014
    Posts: 275


    I think this is them
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  5. Fortunateson
    Joined: Apr 30, 2012
    Posts: 3,426


    You should, all I've ever seen is positive comments about Welder Series.
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  6. I thought it was a subsidiary of the Hoffman Group.
  7. wood remover
    Joined: Dec 23, 2012
    Posts: 890

    wood remover

    Great stuff comes from welders series, get it unwelded or welded . I usually get it welded , I believe Pauls son tig welds the parts , some of the nicest tig welding I have seen !!!
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  8. Bonehead II
    Joined: Apr 18, 2005
    Posts: 417

    Bonehead II

    I have done business with DW & Paul Horton for years, You will not fine better people to deal with, and have a great product, family run business, and a life time of hot rod..
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  9. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 27,544


    I've bought a lot of small pieces like gussets and mounting tabs from them and they are far nicer than what most of us can cut out on our own.
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  10. mike matters
    Joined: May 1, 2015
    Posts: 76

    mike matters

    Just getting ready to order a triangulated 4 link and air springs for my truck

    Sent from my SM-A520W using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
  11. Blue One
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
    Posts: 10,682

    Blue One
    from Alberta

    Dumb comment of the day :D

    They have built very nice cars and parts and they have been doing so for at least 30 years or more by now.
  12. Terraizer
    Joined: Jul 18, 2006
    Posts: 505


    Been buying from them for years, great products, and great guys to deal with.
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  13. Chavezk21
    Joined: Jan 3, 2013
    Posts: 627


    Their parts are very nice, and reasonably priced, good quality. Very good to deal with.
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  14. Budget36
    Joined: Nov 29, 2014
    Posts: 4,285


    I think the confusion is the name, a few years back "welder-XXXX" had some issues as I recall.
  15. BamaMav
    Joined: Jun 19, 2011
    Posts: 4,445

    from Berry, AL

    I think Welder Joe was the Hoffman front name on eBay for a while. I bought some stuff from them, non safety related items, wire loom, power window kit, etc. Didn't know who Hoffman was at that time.
  16. goldmountain
    Joined: Jun 12, 2016
    Posts: 2,231


    They have good parts but I should read the instructions before welding them together wrong.
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  17. I understand why you think its a dumb comment. You have dealt with the people and have experience with them. But my comment was sincere, as BamaMav has pointed out, I had the name confused with Welder Joe which is a Hoffman Group name.
    I guess someone pissed in your cereal this morning. I forgive you.:)
  18. Canuck
    Joined: Jan 4, 2002
    Posts: 1,049


    Great guys to deal with. Paul put together a rear 4 link kit for my A that worked properly with the low chassis and 41 Ford transverse spring. Also did some custom machining on some parts for a accurate fit. 4-link, panhard bar, steering links, anti sway bar all from Paul and DW.

    Also believe they have a warehouse in the States for shipping parts to the US.

    Wouldn't hesitate to deal with them again.
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  19. Blue One
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
    Posts: 10,682

    Blue One
    from Alberta

    That’s great, I forgive you too :)
    No one peed in my wheaties :D
    I can understand your confusion but now you know the difference between the Hoffman group of scumbags and genuine dedicated lifetime hot rodders.
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  20. We all good. And I am glad your Wheaties are safe!
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  21. Penetrator
    Joined: Aug 25, 2011
    Posts: 438

    from SK CAN

    Keep Welder Series alive before it melts into greedy, nameless trash.

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  22. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
    Posts: 17,671


    I called them one day, long ago, to get some advice on which part to buy. Paul answered the phone.

    Cool dude. Very helpful. Very nice parts. Excellent support.

    I will be using stuff from them on my next build.

    This is not a commercial. People who do good things need to have a spotlight!
  23. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
    Posts: 17,671


    Never speak that sentence again.
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  24. southcross2631
    Joined: Jan 20, 2013
    Posts: 4,019


    I bought their sway bar for a project ,very good quality . Instructions made it simple.
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  25. Blue One
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
    Posts: 10,682

    Blue One
    from Alberta

    I told this story in another thread however it fits here.
    Many years ago I had a really nice 27 T Roadster body with a perfect original deck lid that I had hung onto for 20 years while I was raising my kids and making a living.
    I had a wife (who is now an ex ) who wasn’t supportive of my desire to build it.

    So I decided to sell it and a guy out in Ontario bought it

    I crated it up and shipped it to Paul Hortons shop who built it for him.
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  26. Blue One
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
    Posts: 10,682

    Blue One
    from Alberta

    Last edited: Feb 8, 2020
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  27. Toner283
    Joined: Feb 13, 2008
    Posts: 1,326


    Welder series is the exact opposite of the Hoffman group crap. Well engineereed & high quality parts that are either available assembled & welded or unassembled for those who like to do it themselves and save a bit of money doing it. I would not hesitate to use anything out of their catalogue if I had a need for it. I have used their parts on several different vehicles that I have either fully built or that i have done smaller work on.

    And Paul and his son DW are great people to boot. There is a Horton frame under our coupe and we were having death wobble issues with it. Paul and DW spent 3 hours with me one afternoon helping sort out the chassis issues. Not just giving advice mind you, but hands on helping to adjust and tweak the chassis settings and test driving the car several times to get it dialed in and driving right. After all of that, they refused any compensation. They are some of the best people in the industry IMO.
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  28. I've got their front cross member under my 34. 5 stars--would buy again.
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  29. Glad to hear there is a quality company out there.
    I hope no one else confuses them with that welder joe cheap garbage.

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