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Old 02-15-2013, 08:22 PM
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Default Re: Thinking about buying a mig-welder...

Most MIG welders know that it's a good idea to use a pair of side cutters and to snip off that little molten ball that is sometimes left on the end of the wire before starting another bead. Just a couple of days ago I was working on a bike and snipped off that ball only to have it fall right on my ankle. It burned through my sock and into my skin before I could slap it away. Ouch! Left a nice little, perfectly round hole in my sock and me.

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