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    Jul 2006

    Question Miller XMT 300 CC/CV, what wire feeds to use?

    Just as a little intro, I have been welding for hobby projects, for example, I made a homemade trailer out of a military M105A2 trailer bed:

    Anyway, I want to get into wire welding a little bit. I recently had a chance to acquire a Miller XMT 300 CC/CV welder. Quite a while ago, I also bought a Lincoln LN-25 wirefeed without a contactor and without a gas solenoid valve.

    As a first step, I want to get started with flux core welding without involving gas.

    My questions are

    1) Is LN-25 compatible with XMT 300 CC/CV?

    2) What connector to use between them (I can make my own if you suggest parts). I especially want the wirefeed to tell the welder to turn on and off so that I do not have to buy a contactor (big $$$)

    3) What wirefeed units besides LN-25 are compatible with XMT 300 CC/CV?

    4) Are there such compelling advantages of gas welding as opposed to flux core, that you would say that it is worth the hassle to upgrade to gas welding?

    thanks a lot guys!
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