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Old 11-28-2012, 01:10 PM   #3213
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Location: Nor Cal, USA
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I've got a Hobart 110v wire feed welder (with gas). I'm looking to weld up some exhaust pipes. I am NOT a highly skilled welder.

I'm looking for technique tips on welding mild steel pipes together. I found this YouTube vid that seems to make a lot of sense to me, at my skill level. Rather than try to lay a bead, the guy makes a series of tack welds around the tube. This strikes me as a way to really control what I'm doing.

Thoughts on this approach? Better suggestions...?
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