Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Well, the original poster asked why people lap weld? Is it 1. stronger, 2. skills or just 3. easier.
2) Yea, people do worry that butt welding takes more skill
3) Yep, that's the big one
People lap weld because it's easier. Lappers are slackers.
I'm here for you Fstbk!
If I'm looking at buying a car and see lapped floor pans, I figure they cut corners elsewhere also.
A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.