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I suck at welding...lolz.
« on: July 15, 2009, 08:49:01 PM »
Look at this pic....it's gross.  In my defense though....it was my first weld.  The welder is a flux core wire feed style...90 amps.  And the pipe is REALLY cheap exhaust pipe.  So I knew it was never going to look good.


After this atrocity...I went to my mechanic friend's shop for some advice.  He actually teaches welding at a tech school for his day job....used to professionally race the "Modified" class on dirt ovals, and he runs his own garage.   He talked to me about some basic stuff...and he had me run a short bead on some scrap with his huge Lincoln gas welder.  A real welder, lol.   He said I did a damn fine job for having just started welding.


Oh...and isn't my welding hood pimp?   :D

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Re: I suck at welding...lolz.
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2009, 12:51:25 AM »
haha, sick welding mask!! keep at it man!
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Re: I suck at welding...lolz.
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2009, 06:23:33 PM »
practice makes perfect
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Re: I suck at welding...lolz.
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2009, 10:00:01 PM »
practice makes perfect

true that, keep laying those beads and they'll just keep getting nicer
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