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Do we have to be professional welders, or just know how to use one? I'm thirsty. Thanks.

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any of you with straight beads, no slag, and steady hands! It is truly an art, and I weld like a philistine!
 

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Did someone say free beer?

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By the way here's Phil's tips for a great mig weld.

1. Clean up area to be welded COMPLETELY.
2. Use a shade dark enough for protection but NOT SO DARK YOU CAN'T SEE. A #8 works for me.
3. Weld hot and slow. Use a steady hand. Don't jerk around.
4. Try to get your elbow braced against something. If you can't, consider using your off hand to support your torch hand.

AND FINALLY

5. Buy a nice angle grinder. Even the crappiest looking weld doesn't look half bad once you've ground it mostly flat, painted it, and brushed seam sealer over the top of it.

Now where's my beer?

Phil
 

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The secret is practice, welding positioners and bracing oneself as they weld...

Trust me, when I weld a hydraulic cylinder tube, I'm not moving my hands...*G*

I'll have Corona and lime...Í
 

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Here you go!

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Thank you, make mine Molsen Golden!!! /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
 

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Have at it!
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