Multi process welder advice

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  1. Shawn. L

    Shawn. L New Member

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    I would like to start doing some TIG work and would like some guidance for purchasing a welder. I have a hobart 135 MIG right now that has served me well but would like to upgrade if the price is right. Here is what im looking for:
    1. a/c and d/c TIG (want to do some aluminium work
    2. Multi process, MIG capable
    3. Dont break the bank $1500?

    Is it better to have seperate welders or a multi process? Pro/con Thanks!
     
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    bigjoe Well-Known Member

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    The multi process welders. If I recall don't do a/c tig. Personally I would get and I have separate. Machines.
     
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    Most Multi process welders are only going to have DC tig which would not get you Alum. However if you find a package deal on one it might include a spool gun that can be used for Alum. I am a big fan on the Esab rebel. A good Multi-processor is going to be pushing your budget and then some.
     
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    I would suggest Multi-Process welders, though you better have a different machine for a/c tig. you can find more information here . I personally like Everlast PowerMTS 211Si. This is a beast and in your budget as well.
     
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    Jamie Luscombe New Member

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    I would like to suggest to go with Multi process welders

    Pros of Multi Process:
    Perfet for people who have small space
    Save Money : The average cost of work is Less
    Save Time : All things are done in Short time of period.

    Cons:
    Chances of welding process get stopped due to crashes
    Cant be portable: You have to know all the things related to all machinery or tools you have been using.
    Cheap things make things worst: Dont go with cheap tools or things for welding. Yo have to pay on some good working equipment that will build in good mode and long lasting.
    For more details and Onsite welding service check Welding Melbourne.
     

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