Perhaps, it has competition? And is not competing for the price they are going to ask for it? The economy is not getting any better just because we elected a new President!!! Wait same President!! Same economy!!!
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12-05-2012, 11:31 PM #11Junior Member
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Dynasty 280 MIA in 2013 Miller Catalog
12-06-2012, 04:39 AM #12Senior Member
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- Huntington, NY
It's great that they will not release a unit before its perfect. That's why they have brand loyalty. A solid company with a Customer service second to none.
If this were a Chicom unit, the field testing would likely be performed by the general public.
12-06-2012, 07:46 PM #13
Meanwhile I'll continue making dough with the 2 Dynasty's I have.
I was waiting on the matching cooler to be a pretty nice piece as well.
I agree that Miller is to be commended for not releasing untill they get it right.
Anybody can suck and blame it on the economy these days.
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12-09-2012, 09:25 PM #14Member
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- West Bloomfield, Michigan
I was waiting to put my 200dx on ebay as soon as the 280 came out. Now I'm more inclined to keep my 200dx, and maybe just go ahead and add a new dynasty 350dx. Although it's great for the brand that Miller will not let it go until it's properly life-cycle tested; Miller would have done better just to stay quiet. Not being in the 2013 catalog probably means it will not make it out until 2015, then the price will have to be higher to cover these r&d over-runs...XMT 350 w/ S-75 DXA Feeder
and a Bernard 300 gun
Optima Pulsing Pendant
XR-W wire feeder + Coolmate 4
with an XR-W Edge Gun
Passport Plus w/Spool Gun
Trailblazer 301G w/Freak Box &
S-32P volt sensing wire feeder
Spectrum 1000 Plasma
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Regular Spectrum 375 Plasma
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12-12-2012, 07:47 AM #15
Dynasty 280 Update
Thanks for all the enthusiasm and questions surrounding the Dynasty 280. As a company, we want to keep our forum members aware and updated on the progress of this new product.
After significant evaluation, our team is completing further testing which has caused a delay in the product release. We are committed to producing a quality product with outstanding performance first and foremost and therefore can't make any time commitments surrounding the product release. We would encourage those of you looking for a product right now to look into purchasing the Dynasty 200 or 350 products. Thanks for the great conversations and continued support of fellow welders.
12-14-2012, 08:19 PM #16Senior Member
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i talked to a guy at miller the other day he said dont wait around you will be lucky to see it by 2014 line up
01-12-2013, 11:04 AM #17Junior Member
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I'll go with a 200DX
I'm giving up waiting for the 280, besides I'm thinking that plugging into 110 is something I want, especially since most of my TIG is relatively thin stock.
Also when a product comes out it takes a couple of years before it's just right. Remember the first 200's? Look how much better it is today.
Thanks Miller for not dumping a product on us that's not fully a Miller Product.
01-12-2013, 04:47 PM #18
I wouldn't have purchased a 280 had they released the thing anyway. Since I do not field weld I have no need to a toy sized machine. My Dynasty 350 is superior to EVERYTHING made with the possible exception of the Dynasty 700! The owners of all the chicken **** junk such as Everlast = Junk and other Chinese based machines are all beating their chest like Miller failing to release this 280 toy is a huge victory for them. Miller take this as a lesson and don't step on your foreskin yet again and put something in your line up that isn't fully tested and ready to sell. You screwed up with the 280 and I'm tired of hearing about it from all the Chinese junk crowd! Besting your Dynasty 350 won't be done until we see something truly revolutionary NOT evolutionary there is a HUGE difference in the two words.
01-12-2013, 06:15 PM #19
I have my suspicions as to what the problems with the 280 are, but I trust they will solve them. As one who actually got to try one at a demo day, I can tell you that they are the future.
Perhaps they are saving this technology for a rainy day?Nothing welded, Nothing gained
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01-14-2013, 03:15 PM #20