Miller Electric

Welding Discussion Forums

Home » Resources » Communities » Welding Discussion Forums
 
Miller Welding Discussion Forums - Powered by vBulletin

Results 1 to 10 of 12

Thread: weldcraft wp 17

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    long sault ontario canada
    Posts
    114

    Default weldcraft wp 17

    Hey people i" ve been tigging along time and using wp17 flexes forever about a month ago i had one blow up like a bullfrog whenever i opened the gas valve i figured what the heck it doesn't owe me anything so on goes a new one and two days later i fired up a new one go to do some tacking and hear and feel a slight crack noise now this one starts too leak and blacken the welds whats up with this any ideas?
    smokin ana grinnin for 20 years
    Owner MARKS MOBILE WELDING
    trailblazer 302
    hobart suitcase mig
    miller 30a al spool gun
    laramy plastic welder
    brocco cutter
    pipe beveler
    all walter hand tools

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Lake of the Ozarks MO
    Posts
    3,593

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by squig View Post
    Hey people i" ve been tigging along time and using wp17 flexes forever about a month ago i had one blow up like a bullfrog whenever i opened the gas valve i figured what the heck it doesn't owe me anything so on goes a new one and two days later i fired up a new one go to do some tacking and hear and feel a slight crack noise now this one starts too leak and blacken the welds whats up with this any ideas?
    Totally weird...I wonder if your regulator is shot or something.
    How hot are you running it?? It's only a 150 amp torch.
    2 junkers in a row?

    www.facebook.com/outbackaluminumwelding
    Miller Dynasty 700...OH YEA BABY!!
    MM 350P...PULSE SPRAYIN' MONSTER
    Miller Dynasty 280 with AC independent expansion card
    Miller Dynasty 200 DX "Blue Lightning"

    Miller Bobcat 225 NT (what I began my present Biz with!)
    Miller 30-A Spoolgun
    Miller WC-115-A
    Miller Spectrum 300
    Miller 225 Thunderbolt (my first machine bought new 1980)
    Miller Digital Elite Titanium 9400

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    long sault ontario canada
    Posts
    114

    Default sanitary welds mostly

    no hotter than 85 amps wondering if the glue?lets go after time?
    smokin ana grinnin for 20 years
    Owner MARKS MOBILE WELDING
    trailblazer 302
    hobart suitcase mig
    miller 30a al spool gun
    laramy plastic welder
    brocco cutter
    pipe beveler
    all walter hand tools

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    alabama
    Posts
    749

    Default

    I have had that happen also.I quit using that type.
    2, XMT's 350 cc/cv
    1, BOBCAT 250
    1, TRAILBLAZER 302
    1, MILLER DVI
    1, PASSPORT PLUS
    1, DYNASTY 200 DX
    1, MAXSTAR 150 STL
    1, HOBART CHAMP
    1, HF-251 BOX
    1, S-74d
    1, S-75DXA
    2, 12-RC SUITCASES
    2, 30 A spoolguns

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    long sault ontario canada
    Posts
    114

    Default

    switched over to a pro star and problem gone i still like the feel of the wp17 but buisness is buisness
    smokin ana grinnin for 20 years
    Owner MARKS MOBILE WELDING
    trailblazer 302
    hobart suitcase mig
    miller 30a al spool gun
    laramy plastic welder
    brocco cutter
    pipe beveler
    all walter hand tools

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    2,949

    Exclamation Wp-17fh

    I was just thinking of getting one of these, but now I may just stick with "old faithful." Hmm, wonder if Weldcraft is aware of this?
    "Bonne journe'e mes amis"

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in /mnt/stor3-wc1-dfw1/357822/357839/www.millerwelds.com/web/content/lib/footer.inc.php on line 82

Welding Projects

Special Offers: See the latest Miller deals and promotions.