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  • coxhaus
    Wire Prices seem HIgh
    by coxhaus
    I was looking around for MIG Welding wire and it seemed like the Lincoln L-56 .025 was the best price for wire. I had to pay $68 for 12.5 pounds delivered to my door. Hobarts are 10-pound spools and around same price....
    02-07-2023, 11:48 AM
  • Luckeyd
    Hobart Titan 8 combo wire feeder
    by Luckeyd
    Recently picked up a Titan 8 combo for 300$. It has a plug in the font that says wire feeder. What wire feeders would connect to this old Hobart? I can tell it was made in 87 if that helps anyone...
    02-05-2023, 08:03 PM
  • 56Rick
    Victor and Airgas Torch Heads
    by 56Rick
    I have a Victor 2450 torch head. Trying to find a kit to 'rebuild' it. On line says it has been replace by a Victor 2460. Guess mine is real old or something? Not sure when it was made. It was in my Dad's stuff after he passed.
    Also have another torch, and Airco 819-0800, Style 5890. Just trying...
    02-04-2023, 04:45 PM

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  • sjp
    Can't see joint/puddle
    by sjp
    I'm new to welding. Using a KT Industries 4-1073 gen II helmet. For the life of me I cannot get the settings to where I can see the puddle because the arc is too bright. Not damaging or dangerous, just too bright for me to see through it to the puddle/joint. What am I missing? I've tried adjusting the...
    01-19-2023, 03:31 PM
  • coxhaus
    Wire Prices seem HIgh
    by coxhaus
    I was looking around for MIG Welding wire and it seemed like the Lincoln L-56 .025 was the best price for wire. I had to pay $68 for 12.5 pounds delivered to my door. Hobarts are 10-pound spools and around same price....
    02-07-2023, 11:48 AM
  • Luckeyd
    Hobart Titan 8 combo wire feeder
    by Luckeyd
    Recently picked up a Titan 8 combo for 300$. It has a plug in the font that says wire feeder. What wire feeders would connect to this old Hobart? I can tell it was made in 87 if that helps anyone...
    02-05-2023, 08:03 PM
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