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Old 12-14-2006, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Ripped

The welder seems to be having less and less power. I have learned to keep my weld area clean, to the extent, that I even sandblast difficult areas between welds.
All my books say sandblasted metal does not weld very well at all. When welding sandblasted metal you have to grind smooth the textured area to be welded.
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