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  1. * Drunk-O-Vision™ YouTube stabilisation
    * You see the finished weld for precisely 0.003 nanoseconds

    Certified mildly infuriating.

  2. Does anyone sense see the metal bend slightly at each brush? I’m sure it’s not really but what makes it look like that?

  3. Am i crazy or is that brush attached to a standard tig torch? I’ve cleaned plenty of welds but ive never seen an attachment like that. Any other welders here know what I’m saying?

  4. I worked in a metal shop that had this kind of machine. I can’t remember any of the details of the chemical reaction, but I vividly remember the stink. This process stinks.

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  6. There should be a welding video of a SMAW weld soo good that the slag raises up off the weld in one piece. Those were always fun to make 🙂

  7. Question: why do you have to clean welds specifically and not the whole structure? And does it have to be so hardcore, or will a wipe down with some cream cleaner also do the trick?

  8. Hey neat we use these at work when we run stainless through the shop! This one looks like it works much better than the machine we use though…

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