Archive for January 11th, 2015

The Bigger the Blob, the Better the Job

Found outside the local Kohl’s department store:

Welded hand rail joint

Welded hand rail joint

In all fairness, I don’t know how you’d weld a decent joint in a situation like that, without far more prep work than seems appropriate. There’s not much metal in those tubes for proper grinding and fishmouthing.

The handrail may not be long for this world: the bottom few inches of many posts have corroded to the vanishing point due all the salt applied to the pavement…