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You are bashing Hobart that is made with Miller parts in a Miller Factory???
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this is a pretty common mistake. hobart has been a good welder for years just doesn't have the name recognition as say miller. same with alot of tools . hell look at lawn mowers john deere is supposed to be a top brand yet they are made by a lesser brand like mtd or ayp. smaller john deere tractors are made by yanmar. remember when the hand tool kobalt came to be. they were a great tool made by williams (a division of snap-on) now they are a cheap made china tool that breaks under the slightest load. heard of grizzly tools? they are nothing more than a "blueprinted" harbor freight tool.
The moral of the story is don't buy an advertised junk china tool and make sure the name brand isn't a masked junk china tool.