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Old 12-08-2007, 02:46 PM
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Found this on ebay...

DOUBLE BUG PETROL STICK WELDER AND 110V GENERATOR

Just out of curiosity has anyone ever encountered one? How old is it? Were they built for a specific purpose, or just a GP portable?

Cheers, Loopy.
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Old 12-08-2007, 04:02 PM
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I've never seen the machine before, probably something European made, judging by the engine, manufactured in the early '80's or before. That engine is an Onan, looks to be the old cast-iron block version, not the aluminum block, good motor if you maintain it right.
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Old 12-08-2007, 06:29 PM
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Says P & H on the side so I would guess it was made in North America. P & H is a Wisconsin company but the welding machine division was sold off (1968) and the company that bought that line discontinued building welding machines.

Here is a place to get some possible info on it if you end up getting it.

http://www.arcowelder.com/

I have contacted them in the past to get a diagram for my old Linde TIG machine.

Don
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Old 12-08-2007, 07:56 PM
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Someday long after the ebay ad has vanished someone may show up asking about one of these derned machines so I am saving the pictures & specs right here so they can at least look at these little bitty pictures of one.

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DOUBLE BUG 220 AMP PETROL STICK WELDER AND 110 VOLT GENERATOR.BOTH IN GOOD WORKING ORDER.IT HAS A TWIN CYLINDER PETROL ENGINE.THERE ARE NO LEADS WITH IT,ONLY A SHORT EARTH LEAD.BUT ANY LEADS WILL FIT IT.
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