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Passionate about modifying or customizing your car, bike or truck? Whether it's for off-road, racing, or cruising, find welding tips and techniques here.

How-To Videos

Josh Welton Completes COE Patch Panel Repair with Millermatic 211 MIG welder

In this video, Josh Welton of Brown Dog Welding completes a patch panel repair on friend Max Grundy’s COE using the redesigned Millermatic 211 MIG welder and Digital Infinity™ Series welding helmet. At 38 pounds, the redesigned Millermatic 211 weighs nearly 50 percent less than previous models — with no loss of output power. Inverter technology produces a faster-reacting arc that’s able to weld up to 3/8-inch mild steel in a single pass. Advanced Auto-Set™ capabilities allow a user to select from five wire and gas combinations and the Multi-Voltage Plug (MVP™) allows easy no-tool selection of either 120 V or 240 V power.

Millermatic 211 MIG welder in action at JR Motorsports Pit Stop Practice

Motorsports Marketing Manager Andy Weyenberg walks through the fab and finishing shops at JR Motorsports, highlighting the Miller products used every day at the facility. The Millermatic 211 MIG welder is called to action during pit practice, making a quick repair to a track bar. Andy highlights the Weld-Mask Auto-Darkening Welding Goggles during the repair, easily accessing the repair via the wheel well.

Detroit Speed, Inc: A Motor City Success Story

Married engineers Kyle and Stacy Tucker had no idea when they custom-built unique suspension parts for a '69 Camaro pet project that it would lead to a successful business. From humble beginnings in a two-car garage in Detroit to its 30,000-square-foot home in Mooresville, N.C., Detroit Speed, Inc. has been on one wild ride and today is a go-to source for custom fabrication projects and its product line of automotive parts.

Articles

Buying Your First Welder: A Practical, Informative Guide for Do-It-Yourselfers

Regardless of your interests, needs, or motivation, you're a do-it-yourselfer interested in buying your first welder. Whether you already have previous welding experience, or, you're a welding novice, you are likely here because you need some help getting started. Miller Electric Mfg. Co. is dedicated to providing objective, informative and practical information to assist you in making the appropriate choice. Relax and read on. You've come to the right place!

Let the Brown Dog Weld

Josh Welton is a welder by trade. He struck his first arc in November 2002, when he served as a millwright apprentice for Chrysler. “I never grew up thinking I was going to be a welder,” says Welton. “I hired in as a millwright, went through the training, struck an arc and was like ‘This is what I want to do. I want to weld.’”

Arc Academy Makes Welding Accessible, Easy-to-Learn

Led by Steve Christena and Brad Cowan, Chicago-based Arc Academy caters to anyone who is curious about welding. From scheduled courses and open shop hours to an online video training curriculum, there is something for everyone. It is provided in a unique and laid-back way that makes the educational offering accessible to area residents and hobbyists across the country.