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Old 09-03-2002, 03:38 PM
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Hey Willy, that was one grueling test day let me tell you. 10 hours solid no breaks. I was so soaked from sweat at the end that my underwear was stuck to my butt. :p Actually the Tig test was easier for me than the stick test was, I like to be able to see my welds and with stick it's all kinda invisible until you chip the slag off. At least this time I was a little more relaxed than when I did the stick test.

BTW I have a scar on my left knee from a blob of slag that fell on my leg once and since I was holding a 300 pd 10 inch schedule 120 pipe on a ladder there was no stopping, I just gritted my teeth and beared the pain while I finished the pass Ohhh did that ever hurt. I'll never forget that smell, if you think burnt hair smells bad....yuck. I had no choice the x-ray tech was watching and if I made a mistake he would have made me do the whole thing over again. I need a drink. <img src="graemlins/drunk.gif" border="0" alt="[drunk]" />
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