Thanks, I actually paid $25 to have this welded on I have been using it for a while but I guess I didn't look that close because I don't remember it looking like that. I may scrub it up with some barkeepers friend like Yuri says.
my HLT and MLT will have weldless fittings on them.
On tap: #79 Berliner Weisse 1.030 9/20/12, Flanders, Barleywine, Wild Blonde (1.045 blonde hopped up and fermented with WLP644), #80B rett Saison
Fermenting: #82 Galaxy IPA, #83 Black IPA
Aging: #67 Bareleywine 1.116 11/07/2012, Flanders 2 batches 1.056 and 1.060 12/12/11 and 3/26/12, Kriek, 1.052 12/11,