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regwal
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Last Activity: 09-28-2022, 10:35 AM
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  • regwal
    replied to Wire Feed
    I kinda feel like a dunce after visiting the repair shop. By the way the only welder repair shop in Jacksonville FL area. After two days and many calls a welding supply house gave me their phone number. There must have neen over 200 welders on site for repair, mostly pull behind and large stationary...
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    Last edited by regwal; 09-22-2022, 10:04 AM.

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  • regwal
    replied to Wire Feed
    Closest welder repair shop is 75 miles away, heading there this morning. I don't see anyway to adjust the roller up or down. Welder worked fine last time it was used. There may be some sdjustment on wire guide but don't want to open a bigger can of worms. I hope it isn't the drive motor assembly. Nothing...
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    Last edited by regwal; 09-21-2022, 10:19 AM.

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  • regwal
    replied to Wire Feed
    I should know this but I don't. should the wire touch feed roller with gate up? My wire is up about 1/16 inches Wire doesn't seem to touch even when tension roller is positioned to operate. Not sure how to change if needed. I'm begonnong to suspect the wire tube also even though I can push wire back...
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  • regwal
    replied to Wire Feed
    Tension is greater than before, not sure there is any left. With feed roller removed I can wiggle shaft slightly. Looks like with door closed the shaft is supported and should not be a problem. I went from .030 to .023 to see if roller would grip wire but didn't make any difference. I have used from...
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  • I don't adjust the "T" handle usually but if changing tanks it is SOP!
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  • regwal
    started a topic Wire Feed

    Wire Feed

    Just found and read many posts on this forum. enjoyed them all. I am an advanced age hobby welder, 125 Handler with gas, My problem is wire won't advance. I have eliminated all reasons I can think of.. I fed wire back through from tip to spool and left a foot of wire loose. Still won't feed. It's like...
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    Last edited by regwal; 09-13-2022, 03:57 PM.

  • regwal
    regwal posted a Visitor Message for regwal
    Very advanced age and a hobby welder. Glad I found this toram and have enjoyed reading posts.
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