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post #1 of 823 Old 01-20-2011, 10:03 PM Thread Starter
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The official : "Show off your welds thread" .

In the shop I work at a few of the guys' and I challenge one another to "weld-off's" every now and then. I know for a fact we aren't the only ones that do this type of thing, so here I am to start a thread for fabricators porn. There isn't much that looks better then a nice bead, so post up what you have and don't be shy.

Go ahead, show off!

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post #2 of 823 Old 01-20-2011, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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I guess I'll start.





I do a little aluminum on the side too for gas tankers.... It's a new animal to me though.

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I am only a hobby welder so here's couple of one of my control arm brackets.
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Well this is the only picture I got right now. It was my 1st attempted at a weld ever and it did not come out to well. The look much better now but man this 1 sucked. The metal was to dirty I was not close enough to the metal for the gas to work but even if I was closer the gas was not high enough. So I guess this could be a little lesson on how NOT to weld. I have not built anything yet with my welder but I have been doing a lot of practice welds then testing the strength. I got it down pretty good now and next time I weld I will take some pictures


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I guess I'll start.





I do a little aluminum on the side too for gas tankers.... It's a new animal to me though.


In a ZUK now....
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Well this is the only picture I got right now. It was my 1st attempted at a weld ever and it did not come out to well. The look much better now but man this 1 sucked.

now thats what i'me talkin bout! good ol' welds. you should see my exaust bracket, it looks terrible. i'll post a pic tommorow... if i remember.
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I'm not sure people wanna post up after seeing those sexy welds Kenbo. They are just too good for the first post

But seriously though man, great welds!

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Here's one I had on the computer.
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Well I am just learning but here are some im proud of!

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Nice! I'm glad to see some more guys coming out of the woodwork!

I thought the thread was going to be a dud haha. I need to start bringing a good camera to work instead of using my phone or ipod.
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Im no welder, but it doesnt look like the first couple welds penetrated very far, or is the material not very thick? Am i wrong Kenbo?

they are very nice looking welds though.


And just so you dont thing im picking on you, i plan to buy a miller 180 welder with the tax return, if i do get one ill post my nasty welds for you to judge!!!
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Its easyer to run nice welds with a tig than a mig or arc welder. don't get me wrong they are very nice welds you just cant expect them to look the same. A so so looking weld with good penitration is better than beautifull weld with no penitration. He could have good penitration with those welds, just cant tell with out seeing the other side.
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We need to include the process, the material and the machine. I'll see what welds I can find.
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This is all I have for now, Ill find the control arm I practice on tomorrow and take some more. Used a crappy campbell hausfeld mig 80 that I borrowed.






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Well I am just learning but here are some im proud of!



What are you using for a welder? Not to bad but have a lot of splatter going on. That last pic did not have as much splatter to it
When I get back home in a week I will post some of my newer welds instead of that crappy 1st time welds I posted earlier

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