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One thing to make note of is that if you aregrinding out entire welds, its asafe bet they were probably closer to the poor end of the spectrum than the better end. And on technique... If your beads are sitting high with poor penetration, you need to push in front of the weld pool at a faster travel speed so the heat hits the root rather than the thick weld pool.

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