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    Gregrey Patrisso

    Baker's Best Gear of 2019

    We have seen a lot of improvements in the welding industry this year, and customers are always asking us what the best of the best is! Here are some of our favorites along with the best-sellers that our customers love.

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  • Ed Cyzewski

    Tips for the Best Looking Stick Welds

    Stick welding has a lot of advantages that are easy to overlook, especially since MIG welders have become so popular with many home and hobby welders. For starters, stick welding is relatively cheap and simple to set up. You don’t need shielding gas and the...

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  • Ed Cyzewski

    5 Tips for TIG Welding Pipes

    If you want to get a welding job using TIG welding, one of the skills you should add is welding a root pass on a pipe. Pipe welding is common in a variety of industries that are seeing significant job growth, and TIG welding is...

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  • Ed Cyzewski

    Get Stuck with a Stick Welder and a 7018 Electrode

    There’s a lot of talk about using 6010 or 6013 electrodes for stick welding because they’re ideal for beginners. They tend to work great in a variety of positions, on AC or DC, and on a variety of metal thicknesses. While these electrodes certainly are  easy...

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  • Ed Cyzewski

    Tips for Unique MIG Welding Positions

    There are general rules for MIG welding that always apply, such as taking the time to determine the best amperage, set up a good ground, and select optimal wire feed settings. Failing to get those three factors right will cause most of your problems right there, and...

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  • Ed Cyzewski

    Tips for MIG Welding Uphill

    MIG welding uphill is a hot topic in many welding forums because it’s generally easier to MIG weld downhill, and you’ll read plenty of experienced welders who claim they’ve never done anything other than welding downhill. However, there are certain situations where MIG welding uphill...

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  • Ed Cyzewski

    The Best Tungsten for TIG Welding Aluminum

    With all of the different TIG machines around, with some offering inverter technology and all offering varying degrees of power, it can be tough to figure out the best tungsten for TIG welding aluminum. Many welders have shared stories of 2% thoriated electrodes balling up...

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  • Ed Cyzewski

    How to MIG Weld Aluminum

    MIG welders are extremely versatile welders that can handle a wide variety of projects. However, before you buy a spool of aluminum wire and try MIG welding aluminum, you’ll want to learn about the particular challenges and adaptations you’ll need to make before attempting to...

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