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  • Bill5734
    Hobart TR300HF stick problems
    by Bill5734
    So I have a Hobart tr300 HF I've had it for roughly 15 years never used the tig on it. I only used it for stick I have been recently welding some stainless steel with it and was working great as usual. then today I went out to work with it and it is not working. It will turn on and run but I'm getting...
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  • Welding Buga
    Hobart bet mig 200
    by Welding Buga
    Could someone tell/show me what does the rectifier that controls the wire feed on this welder located. I have a owners manual but it happens the page for that parts list got damaged....
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  • Teachdent
    Hobart 190 stopped welding, only 2 years old barely used. Advice?
    by Teachdent
    Hello everyone,
    New member here. I am from Phoenix, AZ. I am an Air Force veteran (26 years of service, retired 3 & 1/2 years ago), & the past few years have gotten into the metal arts, welding & making things. Lot's of fun, until my Hobart 190 decided not to work.
    I bought a...
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