AzBaja.com, Home of the VW Baja Bug  
Toggle ContentToggle Content
Toggle Content AzBaja Site info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: Treeposter
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 3538

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 189
Total: 189
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Baja Forums
02: AMAZON.com
03: AMAZON.com
04: Baja Forums
05: AMAZON.com
06: AMAZON.com
07: AMAZON.com
08: AMAZON.com
09: Event Calendar
10: Baja Forums
11: Baja Forums
12: AMAZON.com
13: AMAZON.com
14: AMAZON.com
15: Event Calendar
16: AMAZON.com
17: AMAZON.com
18: AMAZON.com
19: AMAZON.com
20: AMAZON.com
21: Baja Forums
22: AMAZON.com
23: AMAZON.com
24: AMAZON.com
25: AMAZON.com
26: Baja Forums
27: Baja Forums
28: AMAZON.com
29: AMAZON.com
30: AMAZON.com
31: AMAZON.com
32: AMAZON.com
33: AMAZON.com
34: Baja Forums
35: Baja Forums
36: AMAZON.com
37: AMAZON.com
38: AMAZON.com
39: Baja Forums
40: AMAZON.com
41: AMAZON.com
42: AMAZON.com
43: AMAZON.com
44: AMAZON.com
45: AMAZON.com
46: Baja Forums
47: AMAZON.com
48: AMAZON.com
49: Baja Forums
50: AMAZON.com
51: AMAZON.com
52: AMAZON.com
53: Baja Forums
54: AMAZON.com
55: AMAZON.com
56: Baja Forums
57: AMAZON.com
58: AMAZON.com
59: AMAZON.com
60: Baja Forums
61: AMAZON.com
62: AMAZON.com
63: AMAZON.com
64: AMAZON.com
65: AMAZON.com
66: Baja Forums
67: Baja Forums
68: AMAZON.com
69: AMAZON.com
70: AMAZON.com
71: Baja Forums
72: AMAZON.com
73: AMAZON.com
74: AMAZON.com
75: Baja Forums
76: AMAZON.com
77: AMAZON.com
78: Baja Forums
79: AMAZON.com
80: AMAZON.com
81: Baja Forums
82: AMAZON.com
83: AMAZON.com
84: AMAZON.com
85: AMAZON.com
86: AMAZON.com
87: Baja Forums
88: Baja Forums
89: AMAZON.com
90: AMAZON.com
91: Baja Forums
92: AMAZON.com
93: Baja Forums
94: AMAZON.com
95: Baja Forums
96: AMAZON.com
97: Baja Forums
98: AMAZON.com
99: AMAZON.com
100: AMAZON.com
101: AMAZON.com
102: AMAZON.com
103: Baja Forums
104: AMAZON.com
105: AMAZON.com
106: AMAZON.com
107: AMAZON.com
108: AMAZON.com
109: AMAZON.com
110: AMAZON.com
111: AMAZON.com
112: Event Calendar
113: AMAZON.com
114: AMAZON.com
115: AMAZON.com
116: Baja Forums
117: AMAZON.com
118: AMAZON.com
119: AMAZON.com
120: AMAZON.com
121: AMAZON.com
122: AMAZON.com
123: AMAZON.com
124: Event Calendar
125: Baja Forums
126: AMAZON.com
127: Event Calendar
128: Home
129: Baja Forums
130: Baja Forums
131: AMAZON.com
132: AMAZON.com
133: AMAZON.com
134: AMAZON.com
135: AMAZON.com
136: AMAZON.com
137: AMAZON.com
138: AMAZON.com
139: Baja Forums
140: AMAZON.com
141: Baja Forums
142: AMAZON.com
143: AMAZON.com
144: AMAZON.com
145: AMAZON.com
146: AMAZON.com
147: AMAZON.com
148: AMAZON.com
149: Baja Forums
150: AMAZON.com
151: AMAZON.com
152: AMAZON.com
153: AMAZON.com
154: Baja Forums
155: Baja Forums
156: Baja Forums
157: AMAZON.com
158: Baja Forums
159: Baja Forums
160: AMAZON.com
161: AMAZON.com
162: AMAZON.com
163: AMAZON.com
164: AMAZON.com
165: AMAZON.com
166: AMAZON.com
167: AMAZON.com
168: Baja Forums
169: AMAZON.com
170: AMAZON.com
171: AMAZON.com
172: AMAZON.com
173: Baja Forums
174: AMAZON.com
175: AMAZON.com
176: AMAZON.com
177: AMAZON.com
178: Baja Forums
179: Baja Forums
180: AMAZON.com
181: AMAZON.com
182: AMAZON.com
183: AMAZON.com
184: AMAZON.com
185: AMAZON.com
186: AMAZON.com
187: AMAZON.com
188: AMAZON.com
189: AMAZON.com

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Toggle Content GPS

Baja Forums -:- VW Volkswagen Bug, Baja, Bus, Sandrail and Thing -:- VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion -:- welder suggestion please
Amazon Store

Updating Server
AzBaja.com is on new server. Any problems or strange things going on let me know so I can fix them ASAP - Thanks AzBaja aka Eric Hall

welder suggestion please
Bug, Baja, Thing and Buggies. Most every thing that will not fit any any other area. See list of other Forums for better topic placement...Volkswagen General Discussion
Users browsing this topic: None
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
r8rfan66
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

r8rfan66

Offline

Joined: Apr 22, 2007
Posts: 56
Location: Corona, CA
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: welder suggestion please
Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 08:32 PM
Reply with quote

looking to get a wire feed welder for my garage. I'm looking to get something that is sufficient to handle any job on my 66 baja bug. Any suggestions as what to get as far as power goes? Lookin to spend around the $300-350 range. Thanks all!

Back to top
View user's profile
bajawarrior
SGT. 1st Class
SGT. 1st Class

bajawarrior

Offline

Joined: Feb 21, 2007
Posts: 881
Karma: +23

Post Post subject: Re: welder suggestion please
Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 10:34 PM
Reply with quote

I say save up $200 add it to the $350 and get a small 125amp welder w argon shielding gas. don't waste money on a cheesy flux core welder.the flux core welders do not work..... I use a snap-on 120amp. but all the other brands do just as good or better. good luck

Back to top
View user's profile
BugZyla.com
1st SGT.
1st SGT.

BugZyla.com

Offline

Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 4377
Location: Mexicopa County, Barackistan
Karma: +35

Post Post subject: Re: welder suggestion please
Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 10:51 PM
Reply with quote

Lincoln makes some good inexpensive welders. They are very reliable and parts and supplies are available anywhere. But I am with scott, dont be cheap, buy a good 220 volt welder with gas (I use 75/25 co2 argon mix cuz its cheaper) and you will be happier in the long run. I used to have a 110 volt lincoln flux core, and wished I had saved a little more and got a better one, so I eventually ended up with a MAC Tools 150 amp (made by miller).


_________________
Bugzyla Fabrication
480-444-2501
www.bugzyla.com


132 (O\!/O) VWs and counting since 1/2005

Hillary for PRISON 2016
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
r8rfan66
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

r8rfan66

Offline

Joined: Apr 22, 2007
Posts: 56
Location: Corona, CA
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: welder suggestion please
Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 01:39 AM
Reply with quote

Just the info I was looking for! I'm glad I didn't pull the trigger on the flux-wire set-up....Thanks again!!

Back to top
View user's profile
Mykul
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

Mykul

Offline

Joined: Mar 18, 2006
Posts: 2161
Location: San Tan Valley, AZ
Karma: +10

Post Post subject: Re: welder suggestion please
Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 09:25 AM
Reply with quote

I bought a flext core and it WAS Ok at first. Now that I know that I really did need a welder, I wish that I would have got one that was shielded.

However, it is nice to do quick fixes with 110v. I used outlets at Autozone and Roberts tire (the two places that I broke down in front of). Yes both thought that iI was crazy, but they were both happy to help. Very Happy

Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
1FASTHOE
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

1FASTHOE

Offline

Joined: Mar 31, 2006
Posts: 2089
Location: gilbert az
Karma: +3

Post Post subject: Re: welder suggestion please
Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2007 01:18 AM
Reply with quote

yep, i have a 110 welder as well and hate it...but its hard to justify spending so much money on something you only use once and a while... Confused


_________________
Back to top
View user's profile
madman74
Sergeant
Sergeant

madman74

Offline

Joined: Sep 28, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: apache junction az
Karma: +2

Post Post subject: Re: welder suggestion please
Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2007 01:32 AM
Reply with quote

I love my hobart handler 135 its only 110 welder but it works great and has pretty good amount of power compared to most of the little welders. It is sheilded too. But I do like using Darylls welder since it seems to get an ark a little faster.


_________________
Oops it broke!
Back to top
View user's profile
MOCRAWLER417
Sergeant
Sergeant

MOCRAWLER417

Offline

Joined: Jan 19, 2007
Posts: 238
Location: LOCKWOOD, MISSOURI
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: welder suggestion please
Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2007 03:09 AM
Reply with quote

i have a miller 210 . it works very well for me. i use it extensively welding tubing on my fabricating projects. its more than 300.00 but well worth it.

Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page

 Topics   Replies   Author   Views   Last Post 
Normal
No new posts New Members NEW WELDER IN GILBERT 2 BONEY 1661 Re: NEW WELDER IN GILB...
 Thu Apr 28, 2011 01:14 PM 
BONEY View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Welder Choice
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1, 2 ]
18 JumpinBruceB 12764 Re: Welder Choice
 Mon Jan 19, 2009 05:23 AM 
perrib View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Which welder is better?
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1, 2 ]
18 Zoom153 11263 Re: Which welder is be...
 Wed Apr 16, 2008 04:59 PM 
Sample View latest post
No new posts Club AzBaja (Arizona Chapter) next meeeting location suggestion.... 7 kevin 2079 Re: next meeeting loca...
 Sat May 13, 2006 07:55 AM 
Mykul View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Anybody know a good/resonable welder? 10 mrscsi 3848 Re: Anybody know a goo...
 Sat May 06, 2006 09:30 AM 
Dirtjunkie View latest post
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You can reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Toggle Content Picture Box

Toggle Content Great things to Buy

Toggle Content Other Sites

Toggle Content Parts - For your Car

If you see Errors please E-mail Eric (AT) AzBaja.com X XX XXX
azbaja.com Webutation

eXTReMe Tracker
XXXX
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster. Any use, commercial or educational, requires written permission from the author.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy