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Old 10-10-2023, 04:14 PM
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I know nothing about these welders but they are cheap
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Old 10-10-2023, 09:13 PM
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Shoot, I almost want to try one. Been thinking about a nice cheap light one to carry around for portable jobs.

But, on the other hand, I’ve been purging my shop, trying to make more room for tools I need to get inside.

I unburied my Lincoln 175 square wave tig/ stick welder and was thinking I should post it up on Facebook marketplace place, along with another tombstone Lincoln I have.


I should just sell my excess machines, and focus on what I have.


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I bought the Deko, because it was so cheap and Amazon has a great return policy. That said, I used it once and to my surprise, I kept it. I used a 3/32 7018 and it ran it fine. It was just a thin piece of angle, maybe 1/8", but it did the job and I ran it on 120V.
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The arccsptain stuff is supposed to be pretty good stuff.

Bestarc has a plasma on Amazon that cuts 1/2" pretty slick, and last I saw was $180 with $60 instant coupon. I could buy one of those for less than I spent on my last order of consumables for my miller.

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The arccsptain stuff is supposed to be pretty good stuff.

Bestarc has a plasma on Amazon that cuts 1/2" pretty slick, and last I saw was $180 with $60 instant coupon. I could buy one of those for less than I spent on my last order of consumables for my miller.

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Do have the link or model # ? Lowest price I see is $250 ?
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The arccsptain stuff is supposed to be pretty good stuff.

Bestarc has a plasma on Amazon that cuts 1/2" pretty slick, and last I saw was $180 with $60 instant coupon. I could buy one of those for less than I spent on my last order of consumables for my miller.

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What are the requirements as far as power and air supply?
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Old 02-10-2024, 05:58 PM
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Do have the link or model # ? Lowest price I see is $250 ?
Lowest price I saw was $229 if it is the model of which he speaks.
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Old 02-18-2024, 06:23 PM
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The gen 5 machine has a $60 selectable coupon.


bestarc Plasma Cutter, BTC500 5th Generation 50Amps Plasma With LCD Large Screen Display Dual Voltage 110/220V, Plasma Cutting Machine With 220V Power Plug https://a.co/d/gINmWgf

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The gen 5 machine has a $60 selectable coupon.


bestarc Plasma Cutter, BTC500 5th Generation 50Amps Plasma With LCD Large Screen Display Dual Voltage 110/220V, Plasma Cutting Machine With 220V Power Plug
I'd go the next step above and get the pilot arc function. Well worth the extra $20!
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Old 02-26-2024, 02:21 PM
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The pilot arc one dropped to $199.

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