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Old 07-15-2005, 04:24 PM
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Old 07-15-2005, 04:53 PM
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hmmmmmm

Anytime an ALL-IN ONE contraption is cobbled together, shortcomings are in each of the features
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Old 07-15-2005, 08:04 PM
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It's a pretty shade of RED.
Where's the gas regulator for TIG?
Does it do AC TIG?
Somehow, the Smiley brand just doesn't excite me.
The one big advantage I see is that when any function fails, you're totally out of business, sorta like them gigantic Stereo/TV/shortwaves that took up half of the living room back inthe 50s, and required 2 men and a truck to haul em in for repair.

I think if I was in the market, I'd look at a RiceLand Chinkomatic from Storts.
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Old 07-16-2005, 06:08 AM
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Watch them,,other than that no comment!!!!,Jack
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Old 07-16-2005, 06:13 AM
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It's a pretty shade of RED.
Where's the gas regulator for TIG?
Does it do AC TIG?
Somehow, the Smiley brand just doesn't excite me.
The one big advantage I see is that when any function fails, you're totally out of business, sorta like them gigantic Stereo/TV/shortwaves that took up half of the living room back inthe 50s, and required 2 men and a truck to haul em in for repair.

I think if I was in the market, I'd look at a RiceLand Chinkomatic from Storts.
I also Have one like that,,But you will never hear ME push it ,till they make it with ac-tig,,not dc, and 40 amp plasma,,Thanks,,the chinkomatic king.Jack,,,by the way they are scrambling like crazy to put the ac tig on,,But what Ive heard stay away from smiley anything,,,Ive never seen them,,
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Old 07-16-2005, 06:27 AM
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I also Have one like that,,But you will never hear ME push it ,till they make it with ac-tig,,not dc, and 40 amp plasma,,Thanks,,the chinkomatic king.Jack,,,by the way they are scrambling like crazy to put the ac tig on,,But what Ive heard stay away from smiley anything,,,Ive never seen them,,
Ill have to do the acc. lay down test tommorow morn,,,shes biting at the bit,,which would bother me, But this is the best she has felt in seems like months no headaches(except me) no vertigo,,hope it stays,,Its going to be another scorcher today,,with air you could drink!!!,Jack
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Old 07-16-2005, 11:42 AM
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Look at the front panel of that machine. The "smiley tools" name looks like a sticker. Is it covering up a name like "chicago electric"? I like how they say consumables are available from most welding stores from other manufacturers. I guess the chinese are good at copying american designs.

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