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Old 10-14-2010, 08:55 AM
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Welding

Haven't done much stick welding but have done plenty of MIG. When I find that happening, it usually indicates I'm not getting good enough penetration. Poor penetration can cause the welds to end up barely attached. I attached two pics. The first one is poor, and the second one is good. I would start by examining your welds and maybe practice on some pieces till you get a weld that can't be broken with a hammer.
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