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Welding hand support

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Nov 20, 2006
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MoreTIG questions:

I had some issues duringmy TIG class figuring out where to rest my hands when welding around a cluster. Also, the cluster tended to get somewhat hot, and uncomfortable to rest on. What's the secret to this?

Additionally, how far around a tube does one typically weld before stopping and repositioning one's hands? I figure that about an eighth of the way around may be about it. Is that right, considering that the torch needs to be moved and rotated about the tube?

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