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  1. #11
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    OK, so today we did nothing but MIG :shock:


    Started laying down some beads to learn the settings of the machine. Here I started at the bottom, and then went up as I made adjustments:








    After a few beads, I then tried this weld on the butt joint line - right in the middle of this picture:




  2. #12
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    After this I started doing horizontal butt joints. Not quite "hot" enough:







  3. #13
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    Once I adjusted the heat, I was getting a little bit better welds (still needs TONS more practice!):





    I then practice doing this outside corner joint, vertical (going down):




  4. #14
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    And finally tried multi-pass inside corner joint vertical, laying down a root pass and then overlapping passes. The middle is still concave instead of flat, so next time I need to build up the middle a little bit more:





    Will

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