Ok so here it is, I have a Lincoln 180C mig that works well for me. A guy at work has a Lincoln Ac / DC stick welder that he wants to sell for a 150. Is it worth to buy it being that I have a mig? I am getting more and more into fabrication and the only justification would be that with the stick welder I can more easily weld different materials and that I can weld thicker metal.
While 90 percent if the welding i do is done with wirefeed... A shop is not complete without an ac/DC stick welder, you can weld aluminum, stainless, very thick mild, run carbon arc for cutting/ gouging, etc. for $150 you can't lose, I'd buy it.
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150.00 is a steal for a working AC/DC Buzzbox..they go for 500.00-600.00 new
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