vertical up butt joint

Hi there im new to the web site and found it helpful. just wondering if u have any tips for vertical up butt joint and t joint? im in school now and i hit a wall with this position and looking for another opinion. im just not getting full penetration and find it harder to control with push. any ideas?


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if you are welding with short circuit mig...
make sure your contact tip is at least flush with the nozzle...try to maintain a short stickout

if you are using flux core, a little longer stickout is needed.

either way, try to maintain a 90 degree torch angle or a very slight push...not much

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