hey guys im just wondering if there is anyway possible if i can give more power to my 125 arc welder through a standard plug in, ive been using 1/16 rods but id like to go higher, in order to do so i need to turn the heat up, but once i turn the heat up i can get a nice arc but only for a few seconds until my breaker goes. i got a 120/240-VAC circuit panel, please any advise would be great!!!!! PS there is no way that i can put a new panel in, because i already have 2
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04-03-2012, 06:16 PM #1Junior Member
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not enough power in my 125V arc welder
04-03-2012, 07:19 PM #2
sounds like you have reached the upper limits of what you can do with a small machine... time to move up.... lots of used buzzboxes on CL Search Tempest for reasonable prices....
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04-03-2012, 07:38 PM #3
If you still have room on the welding machine to turn up the "heat" then
install a 120v 30amp Circuit-
10g wire & a 30amp Breaker
You didn't mention the size of the breaker you haveEd Conley
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04-07-2012, 02:04 PM #4Senior Member
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H8ON, thanks for the search tempest site, i am always looking for an old pan head on CL, this makes the process much quicker. nice job