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  1. #1

    Default Dynasty 280 AC/DC Tig Welder

    We're still waiting. :-)

    Anyone got any insider info about when?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2009


    Did you complete the email interest forum? That will notify you when it is released.
    It is interesting, looks like a CST 280 with ac and high frequency start.
    Lincoln Idealarc 250 stick/tig
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Huntington, NY


    So will it only have 200 amps max output on single phase like the CST280?

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2011


    Quote Originally Posted by Drf255 View Post
    So will it only have 200 amps max output on single phase like the CST280?
    Input Power 208-575 V, 3- or 1-Phase Power
    Rated Output TIG: 250 A at 20 V, 60% Duty Cycle (1 or 3-Phase)

    Stick: 200 A at 28 V, 60% Duty Cycle (1-Phase)
    250 A at 30 V, 60% Duty Cycle (3-Phase)
    Welding Amperage Range 1 - 280 Amps (DC)
    2 - 280 Amps (AC)
    MillerMatic 211 Auto-set w/MVP
    Just For Home Projects.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2003

    Default Dynasty 280DX..????

    Still Mythical at this point in time...

    So why even worry about it??

    The more you know, The better you know, How little you know

    “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten”

    Buy the best tools you can afford.. Learn to use them to the best of your ability.. and take care of them...

    My Blue Stuff:
    Dynasty 350DX Tigrunner
    Dynasty 200DX
    Millermatic 350P w/25ft Alumapro & 30A
    Millermatic 200

    TONS of Non-Blue Equip, plus CNC Mill, Lathes & a Plasmacam w/ PowerMax-1000

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Appleton, Wisconsin U.S.A.


    Hey stickermigtigger,

    Further testing on the Dynasty 280 is still actively progressing, and this project remains a high priority. The quality and performance of our products comes first and foremost, and therefore we can't make any time commitments surrounding the product release quite yet. As soon as we have a release date, we'll make sure to let everyone know!

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Apr 2010


    I was once a (new) product manager for a device that was delayed about 6 months. It went on to be tremendously successful, but I developed a lot of gray hair in the meantime. We had pre-sold some, and I spent hours on the phone every day with customers wanting to know the story. Sold about $12 million worth at $36,000. a pop.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Milan Michigan


    I have a friend that has one and and is testing with it, He said its going to be a great machine and would'nt say any more about it.

    Unfortunately, All he said was that theres a good chance that it will be blue so I'll have to wait like everyone else.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Edmonton, Alberta


    Not a 100% sure, but according to the rumor mill, that 280 had some nice patented by others software and parts inside. because as you remember it was ready to go, then just as quick pulled. So now its in complete redesign. Will it be available in the near future . probably not...

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Sep 2013

    Default Dynasty 280 Release

    While at the 2012 PRI show in Orlando a man wearing a Big Blue shirt said their quality people were having unnamed issues with the 280 and was not included in the 2013 catalog. He also said don't hold your breath for a release any time soon. I was waiting for this machine but couldn't wait any longer and pulled the trigger on the 200 dx. I'm very pleased with this machine and I haven't hit the limits with it.

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