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Old 10-09-2017, 06:12 AM
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Hey guys I’m planning on buying another tig machine but dont have 2500+ for a Miller like I want so I plan on buying one of those off brands. I don’t know much about them so if anyone has a Suggestion under 2000 I’d love to hear from you.
I’m looking for ac/dc, High freq, pulse. I’m willing to buy a water cooler so it don’t have to come with one.
I should know but I don’t know a lot about the “square wave” aspect but I’m not opposed to it.


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Old 10-09-2017, 07:47 AM
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Check the new line at HF. I'm very impressed. Would buy one if I had a need. IIRC it is a Lincoln clone..
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Check the new line at HF. I'm very impressed. Would buy one if I had a need. IIRC it is a Lincoln clone..


My very first welder was a HF and I think welding with a car battery and a spork would be better. They may have improved but that’s a tough one to forget.


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Yes but I am looking for a ac/dc High Freq Tig setup.
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I have been running an AHP 200X for a couple of years now. I would not hesitate to buy another one.
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