MIG welders can be used for a range of projects including autobody work, hobby welding, maintaining equipment or a huge number of other things. MIG welding is often chosen as a preferred technique as it produces good quality welds, it’s easy to learn, and does not cost a lot of money. Updated April 2018
The Millermatic 211 is an expertly manufactured dual voltage welder that welds up to 3/8″ steel and aluminum. The welder allows for MIG and Flux-cored processes and has a load of extra features which focus on reduced setup times and extremely well-crafted parts.
The Lincoln 210 is a fantastic performance welder which is versatile and easy to use for MIG, FCAW, Stick and TIG welding. The on screen display has simple instructions which allow you to simply key in your variables (metal thickness, gas mix and wire thickness) and it will set the amps, wire speed and voltage.
The Forney 309 140 is a good choice for if you’re looking for a MIG welder that produces high-quality welds for home welding projects up to 1/4 inch steel. This welder has recently been redesigned and Forney have upgraded some features in response to feedback from the previous model. Some of the improvements include integrated feet which raise the welder off the floor to make it more stable, a torch which has built in strain relief, and a torch wrap so that everything can be kept more organized.