"Chad" 1989 toyota pickup

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Those look good but the welds appear to be fluxcore which doesn't used shielding gas. Is that what those are or some different mig welds??? Also grind the tips of the notch off so the material thickness is the same all around to get a strong weld joint. If not the tips are only welding to thin metal not the thickness of the tube and creates a weak spot.

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Those look good but the welds appear to be fluxcore which doesn't used shielding gas. Is that what those are or some different mig welds??? Also grind the tips of the notch off so the material thickness is the same all around to get a strong weld joint. If not the tips are only welding to thin metal not the thickness of the tube and creates a weak spot.

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My housemate used up the rest of the gas for the welder so I just tacked it in with flux, I'm going to finish it off with gas.
 

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