I used a snap on 110v mig welder the other day and i gotta say it blew my millermatic 180 out of the water. I used to think snap on just picked the cheapest welder they could find and slap their name on it... but thats not the case at all. It had a 100% duty cycle at max amperage and welded really nice for a 110v welder. Plus it was pretty cool that the feeder was detachable.
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11-20-2012, 05:45 PM #1
why even build a 20% duty cycle machine?!
11-20-2012, 06:28 PM #2
100% Duty Cycle @ what amperage ?
I've never seen any mig welder with 100% duty cycle !
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11-21-2012, 04:28 AM #3Senior Member
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Need 150 Amps at 100% duty cycle?
Miller makes that machine it is called the Millermatic 252
Need 130 Amps at 100% duty cycle?
Miller makes that machine, it is called the Millermatic 212
There are plenty of 100% duty cycle welders out there, just not 100% at their max output is all.
11-21-2012, 07:11 AM #4Senior Member
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I wouldnt doubt snappy is being a little generous with their ratings. Its interesting to see that many actually work, its a crap shoot of about 50-50, seen some of their stuff work great, next machine never does work right.
11-20-2012, 06:39 PM #5
What?... dude u have never seen a mig welder then. U look at the bigger industrial machines and they definetly have 100%. And yes the little 140 or 150 amp snap on is 100% at max amps. That is usually not the case with the smaller machines so thats pretty much the reason of starting this thread
11-20-2012, 06:41 PM #6
Delta weld 652 for example
11-20-2012, 06:48 PM #7
And not only that but the snap on came with an actual ground clamp.... not a piece of tin made to look like a ground clamp.
11-20-2012, 07:19 PM #8
Post up a link to the specs on this wonderful machineat home:
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11-20-2012, 07:38 PM #9Senior Member
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With the price tag they've got they should be 100% duty cycle and come with an operator.
11-20-2012, 07:39 PM #10