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    Help on old welder
    by Jenningsauto
    I inherited this tow behind welder and was wondering what year it is and where to obtain replacement parts? I would like to restore it. Thanks in advance
    11-27-2021, 11:25 PM
  • Ramair70
    Foot pedal problems
    by Ramair70

    I recently purchased a hobart multi handler 200. I also purchased a Miller RJ45 To 14-Pin Remote
    Control Adapter Cord to run the bigger foot pedal. I purchased foot pedal from a friend who upgraded to a wire less. That being said I plug in and no arc from foot pedal, scratch...
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    I'm Putting up for sale is a Fujikura 70R+ Ribbon Fusion Splicer Kit, in excellent condition.

    It comes with the Case for proper storage and easy transportation.

    The 70R+ has automated and enhanced user control features to increase splicing efficiency, A...
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    marquette gas torch
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    Need to replace my weld table vise.
    by rlu_tech
    Today I went to tighten my vise and it broke in to two pieces. I’m looking to replace it with one worthy of heavy fabrication use. What is a good vise to look for? I don’t care I’d it’s 100 years old. I want one that’s overbuilt and heavy.
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