Inverter-based welders

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by Oxankle, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. Oxankle

    Oxankle Well-Known Member

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    New question fellows.

    Do any of you have experience with the Miller "Maxstar 150 S", the rectifier type welder. They make the "S", stick only, an "STL" which is stick and TIG, plus several variations.

    The stick machine runs off l20 or 240V, welds 20 to 150 Amps when hooked to 240V input and draws only l3+ Amps of 240v current when doing this.

    I'm still trying to figure out a way to weld in the pastures without sinking another two grand or so in to a gen-welder. I can get the Maxstar for less than $600. Plus, the Maxstar is a DC machine. If you have not seen it, look it up on the Miller website and let me know what you think.
    Ox
     
  2. moopups

    moopups In Remembrance

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    Check out the Zena generator/ DC welder, a vehicle mounted unit about $500.00 or so. They are on the web.
     

  3. agmantoo

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