Does Miller/Weldcraft offer a stubby gas lens kit? I have found other kits available but not from Miller. Would like to be able to give my Miller distributor part numbers and know what I am getting is quality. Any help would be great, thanks.
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Thread: Stubby gas lens kit?
04-03-2014, 04:02 PM #1
Stubby gas lens kit?
04-03-2014, 08:12 PM #2Senior Member
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I've ordered, hope to receive gas lenses tomorrow. They aren't specifically stubby. I'll keep my eye open.
04-03-2014, 09:04 PM #3
The kit allows you to use 9 or 20 style gas lens cups/nozzles on a 17 style torch.
04-04-2014, 06:14 AM #4
There are a lot of places that have them... this is just one of them..
"...Stubby Gas Lens Kit fits all 17, 18 & 26 Series TIG torches. This kit allows you to put a 9 or 20 cup onto a 17, 18 or 26 torch head.
kit comes complete with .040", 1/16", 3/32" & 1/8" size collets and gas lens collet bodies, 4 alumina cups (#5, #6, #7, #8 size), heat shield, short and medium back caps. This kit will give you the ability to handle tungsten in the following sizes: .040", 1/16", 3/32" & 1/8".
You can shorten your total length by over half with this kit, and the small back cap, and help get into those tight spaces!
This kit fits all 17 & 26 Series Air Cooled torches and 18 Series Water Cooled torches, including the Lincoln PTA-17, PTA-18 and PTA-26 torches, Miller Diamondback DB17, DB18 and DB 26 torches, along with the Weldcraft LS-17, WP-17, WP-18 and WP-26 torches."
Here is a video on them from Welding Tips & Tricks...
Last edited by H80N; 04-04-2014 at 06:51 AM..
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04-04-2014, 06:54 AM #5
This is the part numbers for 3/32 collet, gas lens,and insulator.
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04-04-2014, 07:48 AM #6
04-04-2014, 08:06 AM #7
Call arc zone. The ones they sell come in a miller package. Dont have the part numbers on hand sorry, and they ship fast and give you a free pack of m&m's. True