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    video of a guy on youtube using a spool gun hooked up to two car batterys with flux core wire http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L68rZh6NnUk . thought it was cool cause ive seen it done with stick welding but not wire feed.

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    [QUOTE=weld_13;11931]video of a guy on youtube using a spool gun hooked up to two car batterys with flux core wire http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L68rZh6NnUk . thought it was cool cause ive seen it done with stick welding but not wire feed.[/QU that is cool

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      I have one that has replaced my 110v setup. I can run it off the Lincoln Ranger 8 my Thermal Arc GSM 400 or the batteries on the truck.

      I use it for steel stainless or aluminum. It will handle up to 30v and 350 amps for short runs say 5' and down to 10v.

      Handy tool.

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        Originally posted by Fat-Fab.com View Post
        I have one that has replaced my 110v setup. I can run it off the Lincoln Ranger 8 my Thermal Arc GSM 400 or the batteries on the truck.

        I use it for steel stainless or aluminum. It will handle up to 30v and 350 amps for short runs say 5' and down to 10v.

        Handy tool.
        does it matter what spool gun u use? i would like to set one up for aluminum. i have a fwac wire feed but it doesnt have a spool gun and would like to be able to weld aluminum cheap since i dont have a torch either.
        thanks

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