Stick vs Wire for Welding Hull Plates? | Boat Design Net
14/4/2015· I like stick welders too, I use E4111 rods for all my structural work. But - welding 3mm plate with long runs is asking for something looking like a potato crisp if you use a stick welder, even with 1.5mm electrodes. Dead slow, too. I''ve done it, then I bought a MIG.