I picked up a used welder a few weeks ago, an older ('78) Miller
Thunderbolt AC buzzbox. Picked up one of the HF helmets, blew out the
cobwebs in the welder, cleaned out the carport, made a worklight, and
started playing around.
I'm hoping that a more experienced welder might be kind enough to spare a
few seconds and critique some of these welds. I realize that they are
turkeyshit, but I want to know why they are turkeyshit. :)
These were made with 3/32" 6011 rod, NAPA brand (Hobart insert in the
package). The plate is 1/8" thick and 4.25" wide, and I used about a half a
rod for each pass. Current used was about 60A, using the LOW (higher
voltage) outputs on the welder.
Any comments or suggestions would be most appreciated,
15 years ago