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Old 08-16-2022, 10:43 AM
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I thought it appropriate To post this here.

This is part of a set of trucks that I made to handle a piece of new equipment in the shop. The beam is made from L 2x2x1/8 steel.

After painting with spray can enamel it was decided to add a handle made from 3/4” steel tube.

Check out the perfect circle left in the burned paint on the opposite surface of the weld. Has anyone noticed this before? No machining or processing of any kind was done here prior to welding.
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Old 08-16-2022, 11:44 AM
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I think you painted over a round sticker and didn't notice it until you roasted it with the welder.
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Old 08-16-2022, 11:08 PM
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I think you painted over a round sticker and didn't notice it until you roasted it with the welder.
Well I suppose but it seems unlikely I would not notice it as I prepped for paint. Moreover an unlikely coincidence that the sticker would happen to be perfectly centered between the welds.

I am compelled to run a test to see if I can duplicate this phenomenon.
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OR, somebody welded in a hole that was in the metal and ground it flat? Get testing because we need to know...
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Moreover an unlikely coincidence that the sticker would happen to be perfectly centered between the welds.
Maybe it was a CLEAR sticker and maybe your welds were perfectly centered?
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Old 08-17-2022, 12:04 PM
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Maybe it was a CLEAR sticker and maybe your welds were perfectly centered?
As a result of spending too much time alone in the shop I suffer from some social retardation. I sometimes have trouble knowing when someone is effing with me.

Perhaps some of you fellows think I am effing with you? I assure you I am not, this really did happen as I described.
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Old 08-17-2022, 11:59 PM
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Perhaps some of you fellows think I am effing with you?
I'M not farking with you, those are actual theories I have put forth. I think it was a sticker or sticker residue that reacted when heated. Coincidental it aligned with your weld.
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C clamp?
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Old 08-18-2022, 10:15 AM
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Its a sign from god,i think its his picture,or maybe somebody else?
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Old 08-23-2022, 12:28 PM
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C clamp?
Bingo!

The Wilton clamp I used has a near perfect round stationary jaw face.
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