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Unread 12-09-2008, 09:45 AM   #1
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Lincoln mig pack 180

Any of you guys using this? Been waiting for a decent welder to go on sale at the local hardware store and this one looks ok but since i've never owned one before I figure I'd ask those who know much more than me.

This one went on sale this week.......reg $749 on for $599.

Whacha think? Worth it?

I'm basically looking for something I can weld bumpers/axle brackets etc and make small repairs with.

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Unread 12-09-2008, 11:42 AM   #2
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thats a pretty good price. i'd say go for it. you'll need 220V in the garage....
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Unread 12-09-2008, 12:02 PM   #3
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Thx, 220 is no prob, i've got 2 buddies who are electricians.
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Unread 12-09-2008, 12:51 PM   #4
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I bought the Lincoln HD 175 last year after the 180 came out for $429 to the door. I love it and it does everything I've needed.
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Unread 12-09-2008, 04:27 PM   #5
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I've got the HD 175 also. No problems with it, works great. I beleive I paid $499. Sounds like a good deal I say go for it.
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A 180 is a good all-around size and Lincoln is a good brand, go for it. I wish I could have found my Miller 180 for that price.
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Unread 12-10-2008, 09:31 AM   #7
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Thx for the feedback guys, I think I will go pick it up tonight!
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