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March 27, 2017, 10:48 pm

tig high freq Does anyone here know what the frequency & initial voltage is of the high freq ac used in TIG welders? Google's offerings seem to favor client's advertising and how to weld docu... Read more »

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MIG weld stainless

February 24, 2017, 8:48 am

Hello all I've ended up with a load of questions in my mind about MIG stainless and no answers. So what's you views on MIG'ing stainless? Here's the story, FWIW... I went to a trial weld session... Read more »

Miller aerowave not working, amps set to HIGH value and cannot change

February 9, 2017, 7:53 am

My coworker has a Miller Aerowave TIG welder. It did work previously. Now it does not work. The amps display shows a very HIGH number that cannot be adjusted with amperage knob. It does weld at th... Read more »

Lincoln ranger 8 suddenly stop welding

January 12, 2017, 11:21 pm

This ranger 8 was working good, I stop welding for a moment then begin to weld again the engine rev up but all I am getting is a spark like striking a match I get AC power but very low. any suggestio... Read more »

Starting trucks with welders

December 30, 2016, 2:37 pm

I have a army truck with a 24v system. The batteries are getting worse, are expensive, and can no longer start it even when fully charged. I hooked up the truck to a portable propane MIG welder and... Read more »

Lincoln TIG 200-good welder?

September 19, 2016, 11:53 pm

Everybody, Today I was buying some welding supplies and noticed the Lincoln TIG 200 welder. The machine is $1400.00 and it seems to be a nice machine for the price. It comes with an air co... Read more »

Who get the Hazardous Material Fee?

September 17, 2016, 9:34 pm

I rent a tank of argon to go with my tig welder. Every year I pay the rental plus $10 for the Hazardous Material Fee. I complained once, and got pushed to a higher level, and the the agent whil... Read more »


September 16, 2016, 3:56 am

Long ago, Ernie suggested some quality T.I.G. gloves and I wonder what they are. ALSO, he talked about his suitcase welder. Now, I need one that is T.I.G. and such. Maybe it doesn''t have to be ... Read more »

How do you weld bandsaw blades

September 13, 2016, 9:45 pm

We just bought a spool of band saw blade stock and we want to cut it in sections and weld blades. How do we weld them so that they hold up? Read more »

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more Plasma Cutter Questions rating: 5

I am ready to purchase a plasma cutter, I have a paying copper project coming up where it will be needed. Either a Hypertherm 600 or a TD Cutmaster 51 are my choices. The 600 says that it cuts a li... Read more »

Airgas charges HazMat fee for wire? rating: 5

Hello all, Friday past, I went to my local Airgas to buy some new wire for my little Lincoln MIG. The 11# roll was $25.90 and the total out the door was $30 and change. I didn't think anything of i... Read more »

Old Hobart stick welder rating: 5

Looking at buying an old Hobart, model 50-2800E, powered by a Ford 200G 6cyl gas, 30-355 amp. I have been looking for some time now and the cost of new is just out of the reach of a father of 5. ... Read more »

ESAB Dual Shield 70 Ultra Plus rating: 5

Just got this wire in. Although we had a few casualties playing with the settings, for example the outer protective shield of the Speedglas helmet which melted, once we got the right combination of... Read more »

Welding Class 1 piping with MIG rating: 5

Usually TIG welding is used for root/hot pass and SMAW for filling /capping of pipe welding especially class 1 piping. I am exploring the use of MIG process for increasing the production rate. Can so... Read more »

welding machine rating: 5

Hi, ho knows something about SELCO welding machine. Best, T. Read more »

Will a Powcon 300SM Inverter work with a Lincoln LN-25 Wirefeeder? rating: 5

Guys, I need some advice and help... I came across a used LN25 CV/CC wirefeeder recently, and hooked it all up today just to see if the feeder worked. Ran the heavy input lead to the back of my POW... Read more »

would a 3 phase welder work at all with a static phase converter rating: 5

I am looking for addvise on if that a static phase converter would allow a three phase welder too work with a some what less welding amps,or work on lower settings. Read more »

"Icicles" when welding vertically with E7018 rating: 5

I was welding something (thick metal), welding inside corner, vertical, travel up, with E7018, 1/8 rods, going upwards, 110 amps or so. The weld ended up being functional, but with a couple of steel ... Read more »

How to determine ownership of gas cyclinders? rating: 5

I'm searching (Craigslist, etc.) for some used cylinders to get setup for oxy/acetylene welding/cutting. I know that I need to find 'owner' tanks - tanks that are rightfully owned by the person I'm ... Read more »

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