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    Hobart T225 Stick Welder
    by Droo1967
    I was just wondering if anybody had a wiring diagram for an old Hobart T225 Stick Welder, I've got one in for repair and there is a lead floating around in the machine that doesn't seem to have a home. The fan comes on but there is no OCV.
    09-27-2019, 06:07 PM
  • Dan
    Ironman 240 output voltage question
    by Dan
    Wondering if a Hobart Expert could give us the max load voltage that the unit is capable of outputting at 200 amps
    06-30-2020, 06:33 AM
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    Complete Newbie, grateful for the add
    by Ben-Der
    Hello, everyone!
    I really appreciate the collective knowledge and experience you all have. I've learned really cool things from your threads. I'm a total newbie that has slowing been accumulating entry-level, inexpensive flux core gear over the last few months. Disclaimer: everything I know (which...
    08-02-2020, 09:15 AM
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    by Rmparker522
    I’m new to the forum so I apologize if I’m covering old or inappropriate items.

    im in need of parts for my Hobart Titan 7000

    carburetor, air cleaner And “run” solenoid

    I’m in north Texas and have hit wall after wall. The parts were stolen off an occasional...
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