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Mig Welding with 309 #5373776 03/11/20 07:33 PM
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I got a roll of 309 stainless some time back. I had a few things to weld with it. I have never mig welded with 309 wire before. It really welds smooth, not much splatter at all. I was using c-25.

I had a couple of lead apron hangers, thats a pain to weld together. And an x-ray table lead hanger arm made of stainless. I did grind it smooth for appearances rather than leave an unsightly bead. I was probably a bit short with one bead line, but i wanted to stay out of the ratchet teeth. I did not want splatter or to deform the teeth on the under side.

Not as good as TIG1 but it will do.

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Re: Mig Welding with 309 [Re: spasm3] #5373808 03/11/20 07:52 PM
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Good job Spas! Looks good

Re: Mig Welding with 309 [Re: spasm3] #5373927 03/11/20 09:15 PM
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Won’t be long and ole spas will be welding up the crack of dawn!

Re: Mig Welding with 309 [Re: spasm3] #5374024 03/11/20 10:51 PM
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Looks good.


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