Getting Started in Welding. Mig Welding Tips for Beginners.

I was having trouble getting good welds so I invited a welding professional over to show me what I was doing wrong. Full of great tips and techniques for mig welding and stock prep. Great for beginners who are getting started in welding.

Thanks to Joel Washing

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