For that particular repair, I don't 7018 is the best method but might be a good experiment if nothing else. You'd have to do a lot of grinding an preheat the crap out of it. Before welding, clean up the grinding with a carbide burr. Do short welds (1") and peen them with a small ball pein hammer or dull chipping hammer. You don't want to beat the death out of them as instead of relieving stress, it would add stress. Just hit the hot weld with a heavy tap about 10 times. If you had an oven to put it in after would be ideal as you could gradually lower the temp. If it was something you really wanted to save, I think spray welding might be the best fix. George MD would probably have a good idea.
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