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Old 02-11-2010, 08:19 AM
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Default Re: MIG Welding TV show

DD, Careful what you ask for, I welded in a shipyard, for sure a young persons job, crawling thru tanks dragging you wire feeder..Auugggg! But being able to weld well takes practice. This show is only the basics, my only comment, the welder controls the weld, not the machine, you don,t have to push the process, adjust it to where you need it, kind of feel and hear when it's right. Yes the 220vac gives you more omph. I've used a Lincoln 125 110vac(Baby welder) when I go out to do a job, small tank, easy to carry, I use .035" 70s solid wire, If I prep the job I cab Multi pass just about anything. 220 is just nicer. Oh BTW, that innershield gasless wire is yuchie, only use in a pinch, stick with shielded, cleaner and eaiser(with gas).
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