When you’re welding in the field, few things are ever perfect…
So learning a variety of versatile welding techniques is the smartest thing you can do. And for MIG welding, the downhill technique is one the most useful techniques you can have in your arsenal.
In fact, it’s the technique I end up using on most repair jobs.
It’s perfect for welding vertical gaps where materials won’t line up flush against each other.
In today’s class video, I’m demonstrating the right way to weld with the Downhill Technique. I also share a common gun position mistake you might be making when welding vertical welds.
Make sure to ask any questions you have in the comments below.