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Any Professional/Expert MIG Welders Here?
Without any knowledge or experience, 3 years ago I bought a Hobart MIG welder Handler 190. It is a nice welder, and I have learned about safety, operating the machine, and have done some practice welding and a few projects I wanted to do for myself. I have the inert gases for Aluminum and steel welding, and I have the spoolgun for the aluminum wire. I took an online course that taught me a lot, but I still have trouble making nice clean welds. I get spatter, burn through, lumpy welds, etc. There are adjustment specs for voltage and wire speed on the inside cover, but those settings never seem to be quite accurate for the job I'm trying to do. I have watched a lot of Youtube videos on MIG welding, but they go so fast that I probably would need to watch each one 5 times before it all sinks in.
My question is: I want to improve my technique for MIG welding, so is there a source for MIG welding instruction that would be better than watching Youtube videos? There is a tech school in my area, but I have no need for a year and a half class that leads to certification, when I'm not looking for a job in the industry, and all I want to do is improve my technique in this one area of welding so I can make clean welds.
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