I finally got the welder working thanks to stasterisk of instructables telling me HOW to weld ;P... unfortunately the 10 gauge wire on the secondary decided to start melting... and smoking...
I got a few welds that looked like this:
From the machine that looks like this, you can see how the secondary is sorta gooey looking :-/
That's it for the MOT welder, I'm not sure what to do next, I do have another 50+ feet of 10 gauge wire, I don't know if rewinding would be a good idea.
Oh yeah, here's the first test (and failure!)