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    Purchased a DCC-353 welding machine today. 4 cylinder Perkins diesel with both CC/CV capability which I'm needing.

    Going to be parting with both my G-213, and G-258, but retaining a couple of my other engine drive machines. This one should do what I need with a feeder in mobile repairs...
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  • Gcash
    180 thermal overload
    My Hobart 180 has been good for the past 10+ years, I do mostly sheet metal work, so it’s a lot of tack welding and breaks in between. this summer, if it’s hotter than 80/85 in the shop, I get a few tacks in and welder hits what I’m thinking is the thermal overload for a few minutes, then I can...
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    Is it possible to weld aluminum with a Hobart cyber Pro 302 welder
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    Regulator Gauge Oddity
    I just purchased a Hobart Handler 140 lightly used from a friend of a friend. He never used shielding gas, only flux core. However he did give me a tank of argon/CO2. I do not know if it is full or not. The regulator that came with the welder was new in the box still along with the gas hose. When...
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