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Old 03-05-2013, 06:12 PM   #3396
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Originally Posted by clintnz View Post
Cheers guys, I will do some tit investigation when next in the shed I suspect they are solid. I have been using a foot pedal & I have down slope adjustment so I'll try tailing off the power more slowly.

I really should be practising the basics more on nice easy flat stuff before attempting all the changing join angles & section thicknesses on these fiddly lil bits of tube & bush, but the racks needed doing & are now ready for the weekends ride My next major bike project with the TIG will be a 3mm alu bash plate which will have lots of nice straight downhand runs for me to get dialled in on.

practicing flat will help get the basics down, and it appears that you have that, but practicing flat will do nothing for the constantly changing angles that are encountered in making a joint as pictured in your previous post.
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