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    Default Noob tips welding 90 degree joint

    Welding a 90 degree jointin 3/16" (or 1/4") steel with AC 6011s tried various amperages. I am having trouble getting the weld puddle and bead to stay high on the vertical piece of my joint. Seems to favor the horizontal piece. Any tips?

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    Default Re: Noob tips welding 90 degree joint

    Most likely you have the wrong rod angle. Try lower your hand, that will help force the puddle up onto the vertical plate.

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