Originally Posted by Megadeus
I'm futzing my way through fabricating a few parts for my sidecar project and I have a question for the masses.
When butt welding two 3/4" steel rods end to end, do you grind a flat taper on each end to be welded? Or would you grind a conical taper ?
I can see the ease of welding into a flat tapered void versus a conical. Just pondering the difference.
Chisel point is easier. after the first weld double check straight. When done and its still hot, check for straight again.
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