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Old 11-07-2011, 03:45 AM   #11
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I wouldn't worry about anything. As long as it ends up water tight at some point you're fine. This is not a super high tech application where the weld needs to withstand super high pressures and temperatures. You're just brewing beer! RDWHAHB!


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Old 11-07-2011, 01:42 PM   #12
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You can either grind it out and pump it full of mig lead or try to coat it in JB cold Weld


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Old 11-07-2011, 04:38 PM   #13
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You really just want to take it back and have the spot welded shut. It's no big deal. He may have to hit it quickly with Scotch Brite to get the oxidation off, but that always needs to be done before you weld stainless. No grinding is necessary, and please don't mess it up by using JB weld. Get it fixed right. Just curious, did he TIG or MIG weld it originally?

Will319, what is mig lead?
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:47 PM   #14
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I was referring to MIG welding it and pushing more wire off of the spool to simply fill whatever hole is causing the leak. The JB weld mentioned was another option to potentially stop the leak if you didnt want to go back to the welder or did not have access to a welder.
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Old 11-08-2011, 04:54 AM   #15
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It's fixed! Had it redone. The welder even came to my house. Turns out I had marked the wrong spot on the lock nut. The leak was on top, but I marked it where I saw the water running on the bottom.

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