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Old 11-23-2019, 01:45 AM
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Default Christmas Gift? Craftsman "Professional" Mod. 20559 MIG Wire Feed Welder

Christmas Gift? Craftsman "Professional" Mod. 20559 MIG Wire Feed Welder.

This welder showed up on my local FaceBook Marketplace a couple days ago. For $50 I figured it was worth taking a look at. And I was the "lucky" winner as in first to reply and show up with the money. It was only 5min from my house which was a large factor in me buying it. Paid the asking price and the welder and accessories shown were loaded into my trunk.

I don't necessarily have a use for another 120v MIG welder--I have a MM140 that might get used once a month. But for the money I figured I could find a needy party that could benefit from it. The last little similar Craftsman I bought ($80) went to a buddy of mine that had done me numbers of favors.

Who should this one go to? My kids have use of any and all of my equipment so they were out of the running. Then I got to thinking about my daughter's boyfriend who is a decent fellow and treats her like a princess. THAT is who might get this unit. He is into cars and such and this might spark an interest in him in the metalworking trades. My dot was unsure if this would be a "good" gift for him so we will see.

Pics are "after" cleanup and testing. I had to adjust the liner and lube and loosen the idler bearing because the welder had been sitting a while. That is a Tweco handle and tips. It has fluxcore in it and once cleaned and detailed, produced the weld shown. (con't)
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