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Old February 24th, 2022, 08:58
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I went this route a few years ago.
Yeah, neverminded. The 252 has gone up $1000 since I picked mine up.

Definitely would looking more along the lines of the 215 now.
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What hasn't gone up?

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Re: Welder Suggestions?

The best MIG welder I have ever used is the one I bought at a Sams club on sale for $550.
Its a 180 amp Century (American made, at least when I bought mine) with the cart 220v single phase, infinite heat and wire feed settings. Tweeco handpiece and line. Came with the gas setup, obviously.

I've used several Millers and several Lincolns and I prefer my Century MIG welder. It's the only welder I've used that I can dial it down to where I can weld most sheet metal without stopping and not blow any holes. Maybe my welder is out of the ordinary but I've sure been happy with it. A couple friends of mine have borrowed it who are experienced welders and they both wanted to buy these after using it. I just told them its not for sale.
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The primeweld 180 has had my eye for a bit ... fairly cheap, but I keep eyeballing the hobart 240 as well since that should be a 40 year+ solution

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Re: Welder Suggestions?

My Millermatic 180 is almost as old as this thread and hasn’t ever given me trouble, for hobby use.
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