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The Old Welder Comics shop tips safety and shop stories by Frank Tabor Young welder asking old welder, Say, old Welder, what causes steel to crystallize and break?  
Old Welder, That's a misnomer! The proper term would be Metal Fatigue.  The natural form of steel is 
crystaline.
Say, old Weldor, what causes steel to crystallize and break?
That's a misnomer! The proper term would be "Metal Fatigue."
The natural form of steel is crystaline!


The belief that steel crystalized then became weak and broke was a common belief that continued in the 1900's well after it had been proven false. This myth is found in many books printed in the 1800's and even the early 1900's

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Two large Gar or Alligator Gar fish with two pilot fish. . .  One pilot fish says to the other. . .  by Frank Tabor

"Go on ahead. I'm having trouble getting my gar started."



The Alligator Gar fish is known to be the largest freshwater fish in all of North America. The largest Alligator Gar fish caught, and still holding the world record, was 279 pounds!
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