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

Get objective, informative and practical help and information in buying your first welder.
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MIG Welding 101

Last month, in the first of our four-part series, we covered gas welding. This month we’ll continue by delving into MIG welding—far and away the most popular welding process used for classic trucks.
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MIG Welding Tips and Techniques for Beginners

Metalworker Ron Covell reviews MIG welding basics, machine setup and best practices for beginner welders.
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Welding Project: Create a Work Platform for Your Shop

Add a work platform to your welding space with these ten simple steps from metalworker Ron Covell.
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Silicon Bronze MIG Brazing Basics

This article will provide the basics of MIG brazing silicon bronze including advantages and disadvantages, where this process can be used, and how to properly set up a welding power source for MIG brazing silicon bronze.
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How to Create a Custom Metal Sign With a Plasma Cutter

The sky’s the limit when creating a DIY custom metal sign — and metal sculptor Barbie The Welder gives you all the steps you need.
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DIY Welding Project: How to Weld a Porch Swing [Guide]

Make your outdoor space stand out this summer with a DIY porch swing. Follow this guide to welding a metal porch swing of your own.
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Texas School Makes Miller PipeWorx® the Center of Weld Lab Expansion

The welding program at Tarrant County College in Ft. Worth, Texas doubled its available weld lab space in January of 2011, with an expansion of more than 3,000 square feet and the purchase of several dozen Miller welding machines thanks to a state funded grant. The new classroom space, completed in January of 2011, was quickly gobbled up by eager students looking to receive a well-rounded welding...
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Farm Repairs Call for Versatile Welding and Power Solutions

Completing necessary maintenance, repairs or modifications can help reduce costly downtime caused by equipment breakdowns when they are most inconvenient.
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The Basics of Field Welding Repair on Construction Equipment

Learn about the essential steps to field repair: Cutting and removal, preparation of the new joint/part, and welding and cleanup.
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Selecting an Engine-Driven Welder Generator for Structural Steel

Whether Stick or Flux Cored welding, there are a number of variables to take into consideration when selecting a welder for structural steel applications.
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Tips, Techniques and Equipment Selection for Welding T-8 Wires

Greg Metko, welding engineer with Miller Electric Mfg. Co., discusses best practices for welding self-shielded flux cored wires.
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Changing Polarity on Millermatic 211

Miller weld engineer Zach MacMullen explains how to change the polarity on a Millermatic® 211 MIG welder. Change from DC positive to DC negative.

ArcReach Welding Technology Offers Benefits for Safety, Productivity and Quality

ArcReach remote control technology provides operators with the ability to set welding parameters at joint, and increases arc-on time for greater productivity.

Jetline Seam Trackers Simplify Welding and Improve Quality

See the Jetline® Tactile Seam Tracker system in action as it consistently positions the weld head for optimal arc performance.

How to Replace Your MDX™ MIG Gun’s Handle, Switch and Neck

Learn how to replace the handle, switch or neck on your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

How to Change Consumables on Your MDX™ MIG Gun

Learn how to change the nozzle, contact tip, gas diffuser or liner on your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

How to Reinstall a Trimmed Liner in Your MDX™ MIG Gun

Learn how to reinstall a trimmed liner in your MDX-100 or MDX-250 MIG gun.

Welding Dragonfly Yard Art Project with Miller Multimatic 215

See Josh Welton of Brown Dog Welding weld the steel structure of the dragonfly and then brazes copper on to the yard art using a TIG torch.

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

Josh Welton of Brown Dog Welding completes a patch panel repair using the redesigned Millermatic 211 MIG welder and Digital Infinity™ welding helmet.

How to Get the Best Arc Start When Plug Welding Sheet Metal

Inverter technology provides a better arc start — and reduces burn through — when plug welding sheet metal or body panels.

Lawn Roller Repair with the Millermatic 211 MIG Welder

See how home hobbyist Joel uses a Millermatic 211 Auto-Set™ with MVP™ MIG welder and Spectrum 625 X-TREME™ with XT Torch.

Basic Flux Cored Welding Explained

A basic overview of Flux Cored welding.

Advancements in Hobart Self-Shielded Wires Benefit Transmission Pipeline Applications

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