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    by Nipper
    I downloaded the Miller welding app to my phone to try it with my 210 MVP.

    I set it for gas shielded flux core wire welding 3/8" steel and it returns this information:

    I understand setting the initial wire speed but the 210 MVP (and the like sized Millers)...
    Yesterday, 10:37 AM
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    by Jeelock
    I Almost hate to post this because it certainly isn’t a problem or causing any difficulties but I had a friend remark about it today and well just got curious.

    Most of you know I’m a self admitted newbie hobby welder. I messed with a Big old stick welder back in the early seventies...
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    by Pbarnett_07
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