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Farm & Ranch

Working to keep your farm or ranch in good repair? Get practical welding ideas here.


Stick Welding a Ladder to a Gravity Box with the Bobcat™ 250 EFI Welder/Generator

Miller Product Manager Ben Romenesko walks through the process of Stick welding a ladder to a gravity box with the Bobcat™ 250 engine-driven welder/generator, and discusses tips for proper weld preparation, Stick electrode diameter and welding materials with dissimilar thicknesses.

Lawn Roller Repair with the Millermatic 211 MIG Welder

A lawn roller left outside late in the fall filled with water and its ends pushed out as it got below freezing. See how home hobbyist and Miller employee Joel Ort uses a Millermatic 211 Auto-Set™ with MVP™ MIG welder and Spectrum 625 X-TREME™ with XT Torch to complete the repair.

MIG Welding Basics for Farm and Automotive Repairs

Joel Ort of Miller Electric Mfg. Co. shares his tips for MIG welding success. Placing the focus on MIG technique, Ort's useful comments are applicable for many garage applications involving farm and automotive repairs. Topics include: simple set up, butt joints, T-joints, lap joints and horizontal, vertical and overhead welding positions.


Choosing Between Oxy-fuel and Plasma Cutting Systems

Both oxy-fuel and plasma cutting systems have their advantages and disadvantages. Deciding which to use depends on factors such as material type and thickness, available power resources, and the cost and location of the job.

Electronic Fuel Injection Technology Improves Efficiency of Engine-Driven Welding Power Sources

Investing in an engine-driven welding power source with technology advancements can dramatically increase the return on investment, resulting in upgrades that pay for themselves in a short time.

High Tech Auto-Darkening Helmets - As Seen in Farm Journal

As technology has advanced and the prices have decreased over the years, the benefits of auto-darkening helmets: more accurate arc starts, less grinding and rework, light weight and ease of use can now be enjoyed by occasional welders who don't want to break the bank on a helmet that only gets used a few times a year. Farm Journal Editor Dan Anderson spoke with Miller Product Manager Tom Sommers and Hobart Product Manager Caleb Krishner about how auto-darkening technology works and what to look for when shopping for a new helmet.