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    Picked up this older Craftsman stick welder 113.201260. Looking for a manual. I believe that it is missing a part. When i try to plug in the male end of the cable, it doesn't seem to "lock into" the female end. Other than that, it looks fairly new. Any advice is appreciated. Thanks, Mike...
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    I recently purchased a Hobart Handler 190 unit.
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    Now i live in TheNetherlands and i just starting to get into tig welding,now where i buy all small amounts of metal ,they had a really cheap tig welder to start with.A HOBART TG-200C.

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