Originally Posted by ChuckO
...I bought a cheap Chinese pot a couple of years ago that had an inclusion visible on both the inside and outside, wept enough to put a stain on the outside.
That's kind of what got me so concerned when I found it goin' on with these expensive American Made pots. I got a cheap Chinese conical fermenter and returned the first one because it had a number of these kinds of tears and one of them would weep enough to make it un-usable. The "cracks" on my Blichmann don't show through to the outside at all and there wasn't any weeping going on but it kinda freaked me out since I guess I can't talk so much trash on Chinese manufacturing anymore!
Originally Posted by AndrewD
...photo through a magnifying glass
Good Idea! Here are some links using that process:
Here's the bigger one
The smaller one
And another little inclusion where the base is welded on I guess