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  1. #11
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    How many tacks are you using? If you're running an 1/8 inch gap complete penetration shouldn't be a problem. Your amps are a bit high. Turn it down and take your time.

  2. #12
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    Try knife edge bevels instead of 1/16" land. Also clean up the ID within 1" of joint to bare metal before you weld.
    2007 Miller Dynasty 200 DX
    2005 Miller Passport 180

  3. #13

    Default will not get complete pen.

    I'm using four tacks on each quarter of the pipe. Today I made complete pen. Actually just a little to heavy on pen. So what do I need to do back off on the heat??

  4. #14

    Default will not get complete pen.

    And yes I ran 1/8 gap. Visual looked GREAT just too much penetration..

  5. #15
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    http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/...tion-tips.html

    Mat be something there that will help.

  6. #16
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    Default will not get complete pen.

    If you have to much pen cut down on the filler or go at a faster travel speed. Send some pics on how it's working for ya

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