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Old 12-13-2006, 10:29 PM
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Originally Posted by modas
Another thing you can look at is your wire speed. On occasion my drive roller slips and the wire doesn't feed at the rate its supposed too. The result is a "hissing" sound and the weld bead doesn't penetrate at all, making the welder appear like it is running on a lower power setting
not only the roller but the wire feed hose going to the the nozzle clean? also check to make sure that the nylon nut that fastens the wire spool on isn't over tightened stopping the wire from feeding properly
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