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    Default Welding challenge of the day: welding by mirror



    It's been a while since I had to pull out a mirror for welding besides for inspection purposes. But today I had to pull out a mirror to finish welding up parts of an exo cage for a client. Had about blind 12 joints that needed welded together. Was a little nervous about it as I hadn't done it in years, probably since my days at Coors. But it went really well and zero issues except for once when I dropped the mirror and cracked it's handle. Some of the others guys around the shop today told me I did so well "because of my backwards personality". It was nice to have a different kind of challenge for something you do day in and day out.




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    Nice!! In my years of welding I never once had to use a mirror...........now I feel like I need to try it!!
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    Wow, Nice !!
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    Nice! I'm sure I could learn a thing or two from you!

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    Hmmmm, looks familiar...takes some skill to burn in a mirror, nicely done.
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    xaza previously posted:
    "Hmmmm, looks familiar"

    How can you tell from one bend of a tube? Lol, Maybe there is another white XJ in the shop getting an exo...

    Should have some more photos processed and uploaded later tonight.

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    spectre6000 previously posted:
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    I can teach you how to blow out your back but other than that.... probably not the best person to learn from. Thanks for the kind words though

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    Man its been years since I too had to weld by mirror. My mirror is so pitted from spatter I can't hardly see in it anymore. You're quite right Aaron it is a challenge and I don't plan doing it again for a while.

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    Yeah, but now the weld is backwards... and closer than it appears.

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