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Old 10-14-2017, 08:07 AM
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Looks like they did better with the storage box but where do you place the rods.

some of the first ones as I recall were a lay down box that looked bulky.
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Old 10-17-2017, 07:49 PM
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Today, I ran the Miller Maxstar 161S for a couple of hours, to weld damper brackets on the exhaust stack on a boiler, in a private school in Albany, NY. The stack has been on the boiler for about 25 years, so the metal was extremely sooty and slimy, it was a real joy to weld.

I went through about 3# of E6011C, with the installation of the 50#+ of bracket parts and the attached mounting panels for the drive motors. I real like this welder, nice smooth arc, I wish it was a little easier to restart some rods, but on a whole, I'm very impressed.
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Old 10-18-2017, 07:49 PM
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I ran the welder again today, I’m pulling the Miller CST 280 out of the service truck.
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Old 10-19-2017, 07:56 AM
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I ran the welder again today, I’m pulling the Miller CST 280 out of the service truck.
Will you be sending the CST 280 back to the factory to refill the "new welder smell"..?
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Old 10-19-2017, 01:40 PM
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Sure, it only costs about $2200 to have 'em put "that smell" back in

https://store.cyberweld.com/millercst250.html
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(not sure why Cyberweld's link says 250 )
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Old 10-19-2017, 04:17 PM
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I don't know why it would be so expensive...there's a fitting on the back
to blow it inside.....

Come to think of it, the GNAP could sell a line of "Designer fragrance
shielding gas"......
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