Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - Reply to Topic
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Garage - Tools> Anyone Welder shopping?
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Thread: Anyone Welder shopping? Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
07-06-2006 02:01 PM
ChevyTruckGuy Yeah, Doing yard work before it got to hot, Which is now! man its hot. We all pray for the end of October. Cool 73 degree winters. Stand infront of a pizza oven and your here.

I'm going to make a run to the welding supply to see what going on you got me interested in checking it out. Remember when you were on the phone everyday with the local welding supply. I feel old LOL

Craig
07-06-2006 01:39 PM
oldred Chevy, Have not seen you around for a while , Yep I too think that is a bit pricey. 2200-2300 is more like it, but then I have not priced much of anything lately and with the price of copper, etc
07-06-2006 12:46 PM
ChevyTruckGuy That seem a little high on price, 2,200.00 - 2,300.00 seem a little more in the ball park.
I like Miller, Hobart, Lincoln, in that order. Or who ever has the best duty cycle and cool add on goodies. spool gun, tig torch, and so on.

Craig
07-06-2006 11:19 AM
crazy larry when i was shopping around, i found an ebay seller to have the best deal on the millermatics.... same guy i bought my oxy acetylene set up from. but i ended up with a lincoln from someone else.
(shrugs shoulders.)

i highly suggest an ebay search..... and i'd like to know if anyone finds one cheaper.

i'd link one, but don't want to be accused of being in cahoots with the guy.
07-05-2006 11:01 PM
Bruckmans Auto
Welder shopping

List price on the Miller Matic#251 is $2800.00 shop around the dealers alwas do better than list price.
07-05-2006 03:42 PM
1931 steve How Much $$$$$$ I am also looking at welders.

Steve
07-05-2006 08:15 AM
S10xGN AMEN! Somebody here posted a link to "BRWelder.com" last year and that's where I bought my Miller 175... couldn't be happier with it!

Russ
07-04-2006 12:43 AM
Bruckmans Auto
Anyone Welder shopping?

I have been shopping for a new welder for 2 months now, did a lot of research talked too a lot of people, my best friend is a welder of about 20 years now, I called him he said Miller period. My old welder was a Snap On 250 amp, PIECE OF JUNK almost since new, the motor that drives spool wire went bad have been waiting 8 weeks for it now. I got tired of waiting, I bought a Miller Matic 251 UNBELIEVABLE the thing is the best welder i have ever used, and i tried Holbart, Mac tools, etc. The Miller came complete except gas bottle, even a video that shows how too set it up and some welding training. This thing has digital gauges for voltage & wire speed, instead of clicking to the next heat setting you turn a knob so you have all that in between also, very fine tunning. I just got done welding on a quater panel on a 64 Chevy 2 the welds are awsome very little grinding before filler, no burn thru, it has a chart inside side door showing recomended heat & wire speed for different metal thickness, and for different wire diameter. You can switch roller around for 0.30 wire or 0.35 wire in seconds 3 year warranty very very nice welder thought i would pass this on buying a welder is a big investment, take you're time. This welder will do 22 gauge to 1/2 inch in a single pass I do mostly body work, and Restorations, some times roll cages I did try it on 1/4 " plate awsome.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:10 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.