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McSorley stitch-welds the patch panel in place with a TIG welder, being careful to work around different parts of the weld area, and not work in a continuous line, to avoid heat buildup in any one place. He used cleco clips to hold the panel in place, "but that's just me being geeky," he said. Clamps or vise-grips would work too.

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