Originally Posted by smittysbar
I have welded most of my life (on the farm and course), but I wouldn't say it's the prettiest in the world but gets the job done.
I picked up welding a few years ago when I bought a 120V Lincoln running flux core from my father-in-law. Luckily one of my best friends is a very experienced welder and he's been teaching me how to run it.
If I can lay my material flat and run a straight, level bead I can come up with some pretty good looking welds. Running a bead uphill or upside down is where I get into troubles.