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Old 11-12-2012, 07:15 PM   #1
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Mig/Flux core welder??????

Ok I recently purchased a rig that needs a little body work. I have a stick welder but was looking for something better for sheet metal. Has anyone had good luck with the cheap gasless Mig welders?

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Old 11-12-2012, 07:25 PM   #2
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I have one of the cheap harbor freight ones. It doesn't weld pretty, but it has worked just fine. As long as I can grind it smooth, it has been great. I think I paid $90 for it a couple of years ago.

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I have used small millermatic migs with flux core wire with good results..the flux core allows you to take the gas shield off the handle/electrode which allows you to get in smaller areas and still be able to see exactly where you are putting your weld..perfect setup for auto sheetmetal
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:59 PM   #4
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Thanks guys I wanna buy something cheap. I know you get what you pay for in the long run but Id rather put the extra cash into my jeep.
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:06 PM   #5
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cheap welder should be cool especially since it probably will not get a ton of hours put on it..flux core is the way to go for what you are doing
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