They get pretty warm but never had one get so hot it actualy burned my hand(but then again being a career weldor i can handle hot things more than most..lol)
Wouldn't hurt to break it down and regrease the bearings in the head
Don't DREAM your life, LIVE your dreams
Never forget 9/11
"Welding is like a woman,Get 'er HOT and Penetrate"
Gotta LOVE a person who knows everything about NOTHING
The only Thing necessary for the Evil to win is a good man to do nothing....
"How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young,compassionate with the aged,sympathetic with the striving,and tolerant with the weak and strong--because someday YOU will have been all of these"....George Washington Carver
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