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Old 05-05-2012, 09:29 AM
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Flux core or MIG ??

Flux core welding will do a decent job,if you dont mind craters in your welds.MIG makes a very nice looking weld (im assuming )that you know how to weld.On the 110V to 220 V,the 110 is a good machine,BUT,you really cant weld (example only) 1/4 inch metal UNLESS you PRE -HEAT the weld joint,thats ALL a welder does,is heat the joint,so the welding rod,or wire,can fill the joint.a 220,on the other hand,can weld thicker metal than the 110V,you can always turn the 220V machine down,for thin metals (body work for example)but,you cant turn the 110 V up higher to weld thicker metals.
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