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Old 12-16-2006, 04:06 PM
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Eric, A 110 volt MIG will work just fine for what you are doing but stay away from the gas-less flux core welders. A lot of guys will buy a flux core welder because it is cheaper and up grade it to MIG later but it is much better and cheaper to just get a MIG in the first place. A 110 machine will do the job with .023 solid wire just like a 220 volt on thin stock but it's duty cycle will be shorter, that is you will only be able to weld a short time before having to let the machine cool however this is usually not much of a problem when doing body work. What you are planing on doing is not particularly hard but does require a fair amount of skill so if you do this yourself practice a LOT before attempting a job like that, learn to weld on scrap NOT on your car!
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