Originally posted by 6speedwagon
i bought a wirefeed welder for abot 300.its gas or flux core.The fluxcore wire burns a little deeper and the welds arent as clean.The gas in a bottle will last a long time if you remember to shut it off.Im on the same bottle i bought about 5 months ago and its still 60 percent full.With the gas its much cleaner.One can be had for about 250 from harbour freight and the bottle is about 40 full.I dont like the stick.too messy.
Man....you sure got me confused! When you say you wish you could turn your wire feed into a MIG. A wire feed machine IS
a mig or more correctly a short-arc. A Mig is a mig whether you use a gas shield or a flux core wire!
I'm sorry but if you keep complaining about not wanting the tools to do the job right, I'm going to have a hard time sympathizing with you. I guess I just woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning.