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Welding At Home...

Discussion in 'BIKE TALK' started by 55ColumbiaBuilt, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. Bloodyknuckles


    Apr 12, 2012
    Daytona Beach, Fl
    A mig welder is one of the best tools you can own. The initial investment can be a little high, but you will find ways to make $ doing odd jobs for friends. I'm not a fan of Harbor Freight flux core welders because the output power can change while laying a bead (poor duty cycle). Small used migs can be bought for around $300. Look for Miller,Lincoln, Hobart, they tend to be better built. If you want to save $ on gas, switch from argon/co2 to co2 only. It will cost about half as much and still give quality welds with a little more spatter.
  2. Xcruiser


    Dec 5, 2011
    Pittsfield Illinois
    This is the problem with my little HF flux core welder,its live (hot) all the time.Makes it tough to get started with the shield down.

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