Originally Posted by John long
I do disagree with Brian only about the gap. I personally like a little gap. maybe a 1/16 of an inch. I can bridge the gap with a much smaller, cooler weld and better control the heat. This comes from my personal style and 25 years of becoming set in my ways. That does not mean I don' think others methods will work.
I'm thinking if you are planishing it the gap doesn't matter? Pugsy?
But if you are welding it "bodyman style" like I am talking it will shrink more. Maybe that is the difference?