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Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast

Feb 6, 2017

Hi and Thank you for listening to episode 29 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast.  For this episode we thought it would be fun to talk about our mistakes we've made or seen and how we dealt with them.  Lets face it we're all human and we all make mistakes.  So download, pop those earbuds in, hit play, drop your hood, and Enjoy!  

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Show Notes and Times
  • 0:00-0:37 Intro
  • 0:38-4:13 Jonathan's mistake
  • 4:14-6:26 Count your parts
  • 6:27-7:22 Wrong filler material
  • 7:23-8:40 Anodized aluminum
  • 8:41-11:20 Wrong flag tag
  • 11:21-14:30 Any secondary processes? 
  • 14:31-16:35 If it's wrong, stop
  • 16:36-19:29 Rejected parts
  • 19:30-21:34 Boat top wrong
  • 21:35-22:50 Mistake trophy
  • 22:51-26:20 You bought the job
  • 26:21-28:02 When to reject parts
  • 28:03-30:20 The $100,000 mistake
  • 30:21-31:05 #relaxitsonlymetal
  • 31:06-34:50 I did it backwards
  • 34:51-35:33 Mistakes worth their weight in gold
  • 35:34-37:54 Hiding your mistakes
  • 37:55-40:33 Double check everything
  • 40:34-45:27 Slug welding
  • 45:28-48:24 Using the wrong base metal
  • 48:25-50:18 Cheat on plug
  • 50:19-58:26 Bondo in undercut?
  • 58:27-1:01:21 Regulator full of coolant
  • 1:01:22-1:03:36 Tools break, turntables get dropped
  • 1:03:37-1:05:18 TIG torch burned up
  • 1:05:19-1:07:33 Take your medicine
  • 1:07:34-1:08:44 Be up front
  • 1:08:45-1:10:03 You know it's wrong, move on
  • 1:10:04-1:13:13 Communication is key
  • 1:13:14-1:15:35 Wrapping it up
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