Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 13
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Realchomp Nice tool!
MAchine works well! However ground and stinger cord could be at least four foot longer to avoid showering machine with sparks as cords are so short machine has to be in on or very close to workpiece.
The accessories that come with it are all trash except for the glass that goes into the shield but since I got the unit for $200.00 it was worth that price as the welder works very well!
The fact that it is so small and can be carried like a toolbox is also excellent.
June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 1deadly1 The best little welder on the market
This is an amazing little welder.
Throw away everything that comes with it, except for the welder and power cord. Upgraded the stinger, ground clamp and cables and this little welder will out perform anything on the market at twice it's price. It's easy to use light weight and compact.
I highly recommend this welder to professions and hobiest alike.
April 1, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Glouch For this money($162) best welder on the market!
For those who buy this welder to weld, this is best deal on the market. Cheaper than this only Harbor Freight tools welders(less power and worse than "smarter tool" quality). For collectors and professional weldors buy Miller or Lincoln. I'm hobbyist weldor, and welding every day. It was only two days since I bought it. So far i'm impressed. Welder got plenty of power, portable and easy to use. Please buy all accessories separate. Those who complaint about mask and brush quality, please buy Lincoln or Miller and you get same type of bad unusable accessories.
December 14, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by RamC Great first welder!
I'm new to the welding community but I can already tell I got a bargain when I bought this welder! Still practicing to get my beads to look better but I love this machine! I just had to run a new 220 line to my carport but would have to do it even if it was a 110, every one says it's better to have a 220 anyway. Cables are a bit short but will change those later, no big deal for now.
January 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Joe nice portable welder
very nice little welder. simple settings. ground and stinger cables are short--keeps cost down. 6010 and 6011 burn fine. 230 volt. I don't need multi-voltage. Light weight. standard size dense connectors.
January 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Carp640 Awesome!!
Great product. Easy to use, durable, great price for awesome product. Very pleased, also impressed with the warranty it came with. Would recommend it to anyone for around the house for jobs big or small.
December 30, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by DrThunder Awesome little welder
Good fit and finish
welds like a champ (sweet sizzle sound)
the arc force works great
Hot start makes 7018 restarts easy
Came shipped in perfect shape
Accessories are a joke (buy it for the power source) throw away the mask and chipping hammer.
add some longer leads, a better stinger and a better ground clamp and you'll have an awesome
stick welder at an unbeatable price.
November 30, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by ucs0802 Works as expected
Since it's an inverter it's very lightweight and small. I'm welding stainless steel with it and it works just fine. I wired a second outlet to my dryer - which is the same 30amp rating.
As is to be expected with "provided" equipment, go get yourself a decent welding helmet and a wire brush / hammer. The enclosed welding shield may work, but it's really flimsy. Investing into an auto-darkening welding helmet will make your project a lot smoother.
Other than that - I can crank it up to 200 amps and burn nice big holes into 1/4 inch stainless steel - so there's plenty of power to go around.
I've used it for a week now and it's still working. I can't say anything about longevity just yet, but it didn't start smelling or smoking or anything like that :-)
February 22, 2012