Craigslist has a Miller Roughneck 2E engine driven welder advertised
for $600. Looking at the pictures..it appears to actually be a 2F
with range taps on the front, rather than a selector switch.
Techumse single lunger engine. Probably made about 1981. Came out of
the back of a work truck.
Has 15' leads. Electric start. Looks about as expected for its age
and the life it led.
I told the guy over the phone, it was worth between $300-375 to me,
assuming that it ran and didnt smoke much.
You would have thought Id insulted his wife and his dog. Got really
Was I out of line for a 26 yr old one lunger that welds at 3600rpm and
has spent most of its life in the back of a truck? Offered him $400
and he damned near slammed the phone down. "It belongs to my friend,
came out of his truck, and I need to get rid of it, but am not giving
Im looking for a similar type of welder, 200 amp engine driven, not
big footprint, for very occasional use for the odd bit of corral
fencing, light structural that doesnt weigh more than about 300-400
Any suggestions? I need one that will last a few years. Parts should
be available 10 yrs from now as well.
SA-200s are common around here for about $1200-1500..but are WAY too
big for what I need.
Looking for something under the $600 mark..as far under as I can go.
"Pax Americana is a philosophy. Hardly an empire.
Making sure other people play nice and dont kill each other (and us)
off in job lots is hardly empire building, particularly when you give
them self determination under "play nice" rules.
Think of it as having your older brother knock the shit out of you
for torturing the cat." Gunner
- posted 14 years ago