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Lincoln PowerMIG 210MP Review

Lincoln PowerMIG 210MP Review

Overview

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.

Welding Safety

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Introduction

The best welding safety practices are often common sense such as covering your body, but it’s essential to familiarize yourself with all the best practices and equipment to ensure the highest level of safety for you and anyone else in the welding environment. Below we’ve written an article to lead you through a basics of welding safety from what clothing is best to wear, to how to make sure you have a safe welding environment.¬†Whether you’re just welding alone in your garage, or if you run a welding workshop business, it’s absolutely vital that you read through all the safety manuals of all the equipment you purchase before using it. The same goes for anyone else who may be operating this equipment.

MIG Welding Guide – How to MIG Weld

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MIG Welding Guide – How to MIG Weld

Introduction to MIG Welding

mig weldingMIG welding (also known as GMAW) is a really popular type of welding that’s frequently used for welding low-alloy steels and is well suited for welding autobody¬†parts and home-repair projects. It’s a simple process to learn, which is why so many hobby welders use it as their preferred method of welding. This MIG welding guide will teach you everything you need to know to start MIG welding.

Forney 309 140-Amp MIG Review

Forney 309 140-Amp MIG Review

Overview

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.