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Old 07-10-2009, 07:45 PM
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220 or 230 amp MIG welders

For a welder that uses 220 or 230 amps would it still be a good one for sheet metal?? The welder I have in mind is the Millermatic 180 with autoset. How good of a welder is this for sheet metal repair and stuff like that. Thanks

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For a welder that uses 220 or 230 amps would it still be a good one for sheet metal?? The welder I have in mind is the Millermatic 180 with autoset. How good of a welder is this for sheet metal repair and stuff like that. Thanks
I am assuming you mean 220 Volt. The Millermatic with auto-set is a great choice. I recommend going over to Millers website and read up on it because it does have some limitations. I believe that Miller comes with the MVP plug so it can run on 120 or 240 just by changing the plug end. You won't be disappointed with blue.
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How good is it? A heck of a lot of welders, most probably, would say it is the best in it's class. Although personally I am more inclined toward Lincoln the fact is if you are considering a welder of that type you simply can't go wrong with Miller!
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oops my mistake ya i meant voltage. OK thanks guys, I have read on it a pretty good bit. I was thinking about the millermatic 140 at one point then I saw this one and was thinking it would be a better choice.
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Go with the 220 volt model, it gives you a lot more flexibility over the 120 volt model IMHO.

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my mistake its the 211 that has the 220/120V option. sorry.
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Go with the 220 volt model, it gives you a lot more flexibility over the 120 volt model IMHO.

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thanks guys. I will go with it.
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