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If you have just started learning about welding whether as a career or as a hobby it is natural to be confused about the different methods and by the technical jargon which is used to describe them, especially if you don’t have an engineering or a technical background. I remember the time when I was starting out and it was pretty intimidating.

That’s why I started writing this blog in the first place. If you are not a MIG guy then this section will be a good starting point for you to start learning and improving your stick welding skills.


6013 rod in action

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE E6013 WELDING RODS

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7014 WELDING RODS – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

The 7014 electrode is considered to be one of the most popular electrodes out there, this is due to its ...
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e7018 in use

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE E7018 WELDING RODS

The E7018 electrode is one of the most popular welding rods out there. It is one of the best electrodes ...
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Lincoln 7018 rods damaged

Stick Welding Electrode Charts – Sizes, Amperage, Material Thicknesses, Current & Penetration

There are many types of welding rods in different sizes, and as a welder, it’s kinda difficult to memorize everything ...
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6010 welding rods from lincoln

A COMPARISON BETWEEN THE 6010 AND 7018 WELDING ELECTRODES

I remember when I first started learning how to weld, choosing the right welding rod was one of the most ...
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welding rods 6013,7018,6011,6010

WELDING ROD TYPES, SIZES AND USES – ULTIMATE GUIDE

Everyone remembers the time when they had to buy their first welding rods, the decision can be pretty nerve-racking with ...
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THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE BECOMING A PIPELINE WELDER

Doesn’t matter if you have just started to learn how to weld or if you have been welding at home ...
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cast iron axle

EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT STICK WELDING CAST IRON

Welding cast iron might be one of the most tricky subjects out there when it comes to welding. For you ...
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electrode welding stainless

GUIDE TO STICK WELDING STAINLESS STEEl

There is an aura around welding stainless steel which ends up scaring a lot of beginners from even trying it ...
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metal electrode holder

HOW TO STORE & BAKE YOUR STICK WELDING ELECTRODES

I feel this is one of those topics which often gets overlooked when people are new to welding. There are ...
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