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Forum: Welding 10-27-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
I know your pain. Five out of the last six years...

I know your pain. Five out of the last six years I managed Chase Bank remodels throughout Michigan.

The bulk of them were in Detroit, as they have more banks than anywhere else in the State.

I...
Forum: Welding 10-05-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
Although it may sound stupid, I have a serious...

Although it may sound stupid, I have a serious question for all you experienced welders.

In addition to my eyesight being awful, the amount of glare inside my welding helmet makes seeing what the...
Forum: Welding 10-02-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
No question on the edges being a bit all over the...

No question on the edges being a bit all over the place. I got talked into tri-focals a few years ago and have regretted that decision ever since.

In class, I just leave my glasses off, as the...
Forum: Welding 10-01-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
My sarcasm meter may be off lately, so I'm not...

My sarcasm meter may be off lately, so I'm not sure what you are getting at.

If you are asking if I'm likely one of the few who have started the class who has actually paid into the system that...
Forum: Welding 10-01-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
No prep, just freshly cut plate, right out of the...

No prep, just freshly cut plate, right out of the shear.
Forum: Welding 09-22-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
Final pass was supposed to be a Z-weave. This...

Final pass was supposed to be a Z-weave. This pass took five rods, but at least they let me use 7018 on this pass instead of 6010 like the other two.

i obviously need some practice blending my...
Forum: Welding 09-22-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
Second pass using the box something or another. ...

Second pass using the box something or another. Kind of like the letter 'U', but square.

This one took me four rods to complete. Again, you'd never know where each rod stopped and started...
Forum: Welding 09-22-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
Tonight we watched a 5 minute video on vertical...

Tonight we watched a 5 minute video on vertical up three pass something or another.

First pass using the upside-down T method. Here are three photos, one for each rod I had to use. I know, I...
Forum: Welding 09-22-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
In this photo I've added the other two beads for...

In this photo I've added the other two beads for a three-bead filet or whatever its called.
Forum: Welding 09-22-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
Here is a side view of the same welds as shown...

Here is a side view of the same welds as shown above.
Forum: Welding 09-22-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
Getting back into stick welding last week for the...

Getting back into stick welding last week for the first time in 6-7 months was a lot harder than I was hoping it would be. Last week was humbling to say the least, but at least I did better the...
Forum: Welding 09-22-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,820
Posted By Spencer
Learning Stick At Career Tech Center

I started an adult education type class last Winter, but it got cut way short due to Covid when all the schools shut down in February or March (whenever that was).

I'm way too busy now to retake...
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