Originally Posted by matt167
Hobarts are made by Miller
For the umpteenth time Hobart is NOT made by Miller! Hobart and Miller are owned by the same parent company but they are two different entities and are still competitors for different segments of the market. This "urban legend" got started when ITW (who already owned Miller) bought out the welder division from Hobart but neither Hobart or Miller owns the the other!
The warranty is handled by the same place within ITW, Hobart/Miller electric, kind of strange that it would be HOBART/Miller if Miller owned Hobart!