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  1. Miller 210 here, big enough that I can add a spool gun.
    Joined: Mar 26, 2009
    Posts: 249

    from fresno

    millermatic 250 with the attatchment for a spool gun for welding aluminum. 6 years old and no problems.
  3. Hollywood-East
    Joined: Mar 13, 2008
    Posts: 1,463


    Anyone know who made the snap-on 220 welders in the early 90's, I doubt snap-on made them, Damn good unit, hyertherm 600 for the cut'n
  4. pila38
    Joined: Mar 25, 2009
    Posts: 763


    I love my Miller 211. Blue is the only way to go!
  5. alex211
    Joined: May 20, 2010
    Posts: 39

    from NW PA

    I have a Hobart 187 and a Hypertherm Powermax 45 plasma cutter. I paid for them both by working, I'm 15 so it was an accomplishment for me. I would like a miller 211 or 252 someday, on thick plate steel the Hobart could use a little more juice.

  6. onlychevrolets
    Joined: Jan 23, 2006
    Posts: 2,307


    Miller 250X T.I.G. and a Lincoln 185 T.I.G.
  7. phaxtris
    Joined: Dec 24, 2004
    Posts: 4


    i am a welder by trade so have owned many and used everything from the old linde's to the fanciest millers and lincolns, but at the moment my garage setup is simply lincoln 180, a miller maxstar 150 and a victor combo torch

    hard to beat those little 180 series mig machines from any manufacturer, price, size and power output is perfect for 95% of anything automotive
  8. michaelmoore
    Joined: Dec 29, 2010
    Posts: 97


    i have a lincoln
  9. redshoes36
    Joined: Oct 18, 2010
    Posts: 32


    I have a Lincoln SP150 mig its about 28 Years old. Works great. I also have a Crafts man torch setup from sears , Ive had it for about 30+ years
  10. Boyd Who
    Joined: Nov 9, 2001
    Posts: 2,196

    Boyd Who

    Lincoln MigPak 140.
  11. rcoffey
    Joined: Dec 13, 2007
    Posts: 161


    I've got a lincoln sa 200 stick powered by a flat head 4,aka miller killer,lincoln vantage 400 with remote an a wire feed suitcase lincoln ln 25, miller da 250 ac/dc can tig with all 3 a miller 251 wire feed and the trusty old gas axe made by victor pretty much will do more than anyone wants to pay for! what can I sayi weld for a living.
  12. bobkatrods
    Joined: Sep 22, 2008
    Posts: 689

    from aledo tx

  13. DMFB
    Joined: May 22, 2009
    Posts: 545


    I just took delivery of my new YA212 Mig / Tig Snap On welder. As soon as I wire it in to the shop, I'll be sure to post how it performs. All of the reviews were all top notch, can't wait to find out!
  14. nailhead terry
    Joined: Mar 23, 2008
    Posts: 1,455

    nailhead terry

    Many and they are all blue exept a little red one thats a 110 mig welder that is awsome
  15. Lincoln weldpac 225, Norweld stick and a HF stick
  16. skyrodder
    Joined: May 7, 2005
    Posts: 1,925


    I would like a 220 miller, but my 110 Lincoln electric mig welder can do almost everything I need

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  17. gary terhaar
    Joined: Jul 23, 2007
    Posts: 656

    gary terhaar
    from oakdale ny

    At the shop,Miller syncrowave 300,a miller cp-300 mig,and a hypertherm max 24 plasma.All oldies but goodies.At home a lincon 300 ideal arc tig and a miller 251 mig.The syncrowave 300 is the nicest for aluminum and the lincon is super for steel.
    As stated earlier get the best you can,you will never regret it.
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2011
  18. propwash
    Joined: Jul 25, 2005
    Posts: 3,858

    from Las Vegas

    I'm a plebe - haven't welded since "farm shop" in HS. Just bought a new Lincoln 180HD 240V welder and a spool gun. Gonna sit down with some mild steel and make me some beads, and when that looks OK, I'm gonna hook some pieces of metal together in various positions, then...and only then...I might just build something. Like a better welding table perhaps?

  19. 34chevytruck
    Joined: Jan 13, 2010
    Posts: 45


    I have a lincoln weldpack 175hd 220v it is very versitle
  20. i have a snap on MMSL250 does mig, tig, and spool attachment never any problems its about 8 yrs old
  21. brandonwillis
    Joined: Aug 28, 2008
    Posts: 291

    from Tucson AZ

    miller 140 mig
    miller 252 mig
    miller 200 syncrowave tig
    hypertherm powermax 1000 plasma.

    love them all. they spoiled me at work so the syncrowave feels like child's play. Its still a great machine and i use the shit out of it. But they got me a dynasty 350 at work and its just ridiculous.
  22. Hollywood-East
    Joined: Mar 13, 2008
    Posts: 1,463


    Thanx, Bobkatrods...
  23. MeanGene427
    Joined: Dec 15, 2010
    Posts: 1,815

    from Napa

    Millermatic 200, Airco Heliwelder 250, and 3 (!) Lincoln SA200 Pipeliners, flatties all- need to get rid of a couple of those. I started on one of those big Forney boxes in my gramps' shop at 10- it also had the accessory battery charger. Got another one about a year ago and passed it on to a guy that's doing ornamental fence- heavy sumbitch, but a damn good welder- as are those SA200's
  24. Daytona Mig 240v and NAPA (Daytona Mig) plasma cutter,
  25. Miller Syncrowave 200 TIG, Lincoln Power Mig 220.
  26. Millermatic 185 220V for the big stuff and a 110 Lincoln for sheet metal. A Hypertherm 600 is next on the list followed by a high capacity TIG. Someday....
  27. tig master
    Joined: Apr 9, 2009
    Posts: 416

    tig master
    from up north

    Miller dynasty 200dx kicks ass smooth tig machine.

    Tig :D

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  28. Thorkle Rod
    Joined: May 24, 2006
    Posts: 1,392

    Thorkle Rod

    HTP 200, I love it, it actually makes it look like I know what I am doing.
  29. 1strodfan
    Joined: Apr 6, 2011
    Posts: 5


    HOLY SHIT! THOSE ARE THE WELDERS I USE!!!! Esab runs Lincoln .035 L56 wire and the Lincoln runs .023 L56. We've been kickin the idea around about a TIG. I've done it at work on alumimum. But not mild steel. Good welders man!
  30. crashbox
    Joined: Dec 21, 2006
    Posts: 148


    Oxy/acetylene is all I use. It cuts, it heats, welds steel and aluminum and braze everything else. The only drawback is that you have learn how to weld in order to use it.

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