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  1. #1
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    Default max'd out wire speed on 211. ?? help

    How could I turn up the wire speed on my welder while welding .030 aluminum
    On my spoolgun. I'm max'd out wire speed wise. But my amperage is at 4.5. While on 3/16".
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    Can you run .035?
    Last edited by Cgotto6; 01-05-2013 at 07:43 PM.

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    Sure. But id still be lacking wire speed for proper bead flow for aluminum welding.
    Right?
    .
    Miller Bobcat 225NT onan
    Millermatic 211
    Spoolmate 100
    (Retapped to fit regular mig tips)
    Work better & less parts to stock.
    Miller 130xp
    T/A Dragster 85 (portability 11 pounds)
    Oxygen/Acetylene torch set 50'
    2. 4-1/2" grinders
    1. 9" grinder
    14" Makita chop saw
    1/2" Aircat impact gun 900#

  4. #4
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    Nope, the bigger the wire, the slower the speed has to be, and for 3/16 you should be running 035 anyways.

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    Yup what cruizer said. Beyond that you can buy a larger machine.

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