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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-08-2000, 11:06 PM
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Welder

I am thinking about buying a welder. What do you guys think about a Lincoln electric MIG-Pak 10. you can look at http://www.eastwoodcompany.com. any suggestions would be great.

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 08-09-2000, 06:55 PM
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Re: Welder

Lincoln welders are ok, if you can get your hands on a Miller, they are excellent MIG and TIG welders. I would get a more versatile model, one that has the power to do everything from exhaust pipe, to shock mounts, to even frame rails if needed.

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Re: Welder

I've got the similar unit, sold at Home Depot, without the regulator. Works great for stuff up to 3/16" thick, but thicker metal needs many passes. That's not bad if you practice and get good at it, just takes longer. I have an old arc welder I use for the thick stuff. If you have the money, go for the bigger 220V units with interchangeable tips and wire. My 2 cents......

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Re: Welder

I found a Miller flux cored wire feed welder at a pawn shop for $160. Haven't had any problems with it. I used it to put one of my floor pans in. I would still like to have an arc welder just for general purpose and for welding the thick stuff.

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