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Old 08-26-2019, 11:51 AM
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We bought a Wire Matic 250 when we moved into our current shop in '98. The only thing we did was ditch the factory gun and install a 15 ft. Tregaskiss gun which made for a much nicer package. We still use it and have never had any issues with it...
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Old 08-26-2019, 07:21 PM
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Pretty cool. I have a Wire-matic 250 also. Mine was WELL worn when I bought it., cheap. Pics?
I'll have to get some on here.
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Old 08-26-2019, 09:24 PM
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I'll have to get some on here.
Do that please, and also please remember that we use only attachments uploaded to our server. Do not use the "IMG" tabs to embed the pictures in the text window. Use the "manage attachments" utility instead.
Thank you.
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Old 08-27-2019, 05:51 PM
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Here ya go guys....some quick one's. Garage is a mess...don't mind it lol.....this makes 5 welders now!
Old Marquette stick welder...works well
Hobart Handler 140
Hobart Handler 175
Millermatic 175
Miller syncrowave 200
Lincoln 250
Have to quit before wife kill's me lol.
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Old 08-27-2019, 07:57 PM
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That looks like a steal for the price you paid.
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Old 08-28-2019, 06:42 AM
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Here ya go guys....some quick one's. Garage is a mess...don't mind it lol.....this makes 5 welders now!
Old Marquette stick welder...works well
Hobart Handler 140
Hobart Handler 180
Millermatic 175
Miller syncrowave 200
Lincoln 250
Have to quit before wife kill's me lol.
Ah yes...the young'ns....I'm up to qty (14)...or is that (16) ?
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Old 08-28-2019, 07:45 PM
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Ah yes...the young'ns....I'm up to qty (14)...or is that (16) ?
Holy Crap! I thought I was bad! LOL!!!!!!
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Old 08-28-2019, 09:40 PM
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The "in stock" quantity fluctuates as I buy, sell or take on consignment but my own collection sits at about 7 functional welders three that can be repaired if a sale is indicated and 4 parts welders.

I Know of about 10 more I can have for taking if I need them for parts.
Most of these units were working when they became surplus due to companies closing or merging.
The mobile welders always buy a new machine when they replace the truck. The thinking is that the truck is beat to death by the roads the welder can not be much better.
In a forestry based area welders are everywhere Weldors are much rarer
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Old 08-28-2019, 10:00 PM
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I think I only have 3 welding machines at present. I will have to go check my storage building to make sure. I think 1 electric stick machine, 1 electric mig/flux core machine, and 1 gas powered stick machine.
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Old 08-29-2019, 05:53 AM
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I have 7. Couple are engine drive that might need some engine maintenance to run though.

I remember years ago that Dot was telling a friend at school saying I had like 3 welders, and he was like really, you are rich! I had to let her know that I actually had 4 at the time.


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