Eastwood MIG Welder 175 Amp with Spool Gun

    Item #12012 Brand: Eastwood

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    Eastwood's MIG 175 Welder: "high-end" features at a DIY price! As a professional or weekend enthusiast, you can now get industrial-quality features in a hard-workin', affordable, MIG welder! Our R&D guys designed the Eastwood MIG 175 Welder (12012) for steel and aluminum to produce excellent bead quality and capabilities that match—and even exceed—the more expensive other MIG welders for sale!

    • Welds mild and stainless steel, 24-ga. to 5/16"
    • Welds aluminum, 14-ga. to 1/4" with included FREE spool gun ($199.99 value!)
    • 30-175-amp welding range
    • Ships with regulator and hose for optimum MIG welding. Can also be used for Flux-Core welding.
    • Powered by 220v current
    • Compare to similar welders that sell for over $700
    • ETL Approved
    • Backed by Eastwood's no-hassle return policy and 3-year warranty. Try it out for 30 days and if you don't like it, return it for a full refund!

    About Eastwood MIG Welder 175 Amp with Spool Gun

    MIG 175 welder is designed for the professional or weekend enthusiast. The welder comes complete (except for the gas cylinder) and ready to weld 24-gauge to 5/16" mild steel and stainless, plus 14-ga. to 1/4" aluminum. This high-quality MIG welding machine has a 30% duty cycle at 135 amps, and 30-175-amp welding range. Feeds wire at 58"-471" per minute, and has infinitely adjustable wire speed and heat settings. Includes a precision-drive motor, regulator with hose, spool gun (to weld aluminum, 19-gauge to 1/4" plate), wire, tips and accessories...just add your own cylinder of CO2/Argon. "Quick Set" weld chart specifies settings for each material thickness, eliminating guesswork and assuring complete penetration. Backed by Eastwood's no-hassle return policy and a 3-year manufacturer's warranty.


    Contents

    MIG 175 Welder (89 lbs.)
    Spool Gun with 9' cable (works with 2-lb. wire spools only)
    MIG Wire 0.030
    Aluminum Wire 0.030
    Gas Regulator with hose
    8' Ground Clamp
    8' Gun Cable
    3-Year “No Hassle” Warranty


    Specs

    Rated Electrical Input: 210-240 VAC; 50-60Hz; 22AMP
    Max Voltage at No Load: 20 V DC
    Rated Duty Cycle: 130A@30% duty cycle
    Wire Feed Rate: 4.9 Ft/min – 39.3 Ft/min
    Wire Sizes: 0.025”(0.6mm) – 0.030”(0.8mm) mig wire or 0.030”(0.8mm) – 0.035” Flux core wire
    Welding Wire Spool: 4” and 8” spool
    Weight: 62.0Lbs (24.5kg)
    Overall Dimensions: 24.4 (620mm) x 12.6” (320mm) x 16.9 (430mm)


    Instructions

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    Safety

    Always wear a minimum #10 shade helmet, leather welding gloves and long sleeve shirt and long pants.


    Warranty

    3-year manufacturer's warranty.

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    Instructions

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    Amperage and output voltage can be controlled precisely to get the proper penetration required. Wire speed can be infinitely adjusted to gain proper wire fill in the weld pool. This unit has been compared to the leading U.S.-manufactured red welders, with equivalent results at a fraction of the cost. The drive roll mechanism which is the heart of any MIG welder is designed to our specifications and delivers flawless wire feed without skipping or slipping on the wire.


    Accessories & Consumables

    Consumables:

    12211 Contact Tip 0.023
    12224 Contact Tip 0.030
    12226 MIG Wire 0.023
    12227 MIG Wire 0.030
    12225 Flux Wire 0.030
    12239 Drive Roller
    12210 Tweco-Style Nozzle

    Accessories:

    Welding Cart
    Auto Darkening Welding Helmet
    Welding Jacket
    Large View Auto Darkening Helmet
    Welding Gloves


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    Excellent weldere (Posted on 11/7/12)
    Review by Dano
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    I have had this welder for several months. It does everything I have asked it to do and then some. No complaints. Great welder.
    Needs some improvement (Posted on 10/15/12)
    Review by Walt
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    welder is not to bad but it has problems feeding the wire. the first one i got had a hard spot on the wire feed it would slip when it got to a spot on the wheel,eastwood replaced it,the one i have now doesn't feed well at low wire speeds
    Best Christmas Present since the Red Ryder BB gun (Posted on 8/21/12)
    Review by Alaskagoldman
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    I drooled over this welder for over a year while I was taking a welding class. Wife decided it would be a good Christmas Present for me and I have to agree with her opinion. This welder performed as well or better than the Miller Mig machines I learned on. My only suggestion is that Eastwood make a longer cable for the gun available as an option. I'm sure the shorter length adds to the reliability and smooth operation but many times a longer cable would be much more useful when you just can't get the cart any closer, like welding inside of a car body. No regrets here and I just ordered the spot welding tip and pliers!!!

    This is a great tool for car builders and restorers.
    All I can say is WOW! (Posted on 8/1/12)
    Review by Crazicop
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    I was uncertain with the purchase but thought with the 30 day money back guarantee, why not try. I did try to purchase it through the website and for whatever reason paypal had a hick-up. I called customer service and they were super helpful. I had a coupon code for free shipping but customer service was able to find one for me with $40 off and free shipping. Their customer service is worth trying this machine if you are even a small bit skeptical. Everything I've read on this machine lead me to believe it was a good welder for the price. I've used the blue brand and the red brand wire feed welders that are in the same class. This welder welds the same if not better! I am completely impressed with it and very glad I purchased it. The purchase also saved me that little extra that I can use else where in the shop! Plasma next!
    Love the Welder / Hated the Cart (Posted on 7/28/12)
    Review by Corrosion
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    My welder was damaged. Not a mark on the Carton. Found the Face plate cracked, after opening the carton and removing the unit from the foam inner packing? Had to be damaged when packaged... Automated packing I guess?
    I live 40 miles From the Store so I called, and spoke with Ivan, and he was going to Ship a new unit ASAP.
    I added, I was not to impressed with the Cart. So I asked if I could pick up the Replacement, at the store. He said Come on down.
    He listened to my complaints on the cart, and got me an up-graded Cart, for my inconvience.

    Thanks Ivan, For...........
    DOING THE JOB RIGHT
    Love it (Posted on 7/24/12)
    Review by Mattie
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    My only complaint so far is the nut on the guns tube came loose so I had to pull the gun apart and tighten it down and the DVD they sent wont play on any of my DVD players.
    My first 220 volt welder and so far its melting metal like butter. I have no complaint for extra power like I did on my 110volt welder.
    Fantastic welding machine (Posted on 7/22/12)
    Review by Bigbopper1959
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    Got this welder a couple of months ago and have been using it on varying thicknesses of mild steel, it has a wide range of adjustments to make smooth and effective welds. Have purchased Millermatics and Lincolns in the past for a company I managed, for my home shop I couldn't afford those high priced units. The Eastwood MIG 175 is perfect for my needs and is affordable,haven't tried the spool gun yet, I'm sure it will work just as well.
    Thanks Eastwood!!!
    MIG 175, Great product (Posted on 7/18/12)
    Review by Madawg
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    Recently purchased a MIG 175 welder for a car fabrication project. Easy to set up (works better with shield gas instead of flux core wire) with a little practice I could produce a good quality weld. A nice feature of this welder is the adjustability of the weld voltage and wire speed. You can "fine tune" the welder to produce a good weld with little difficulty. Overall the MIG 175 is a good bang for your buck.
    great welder (Posted on 7/17/12)
    Review by Richard
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    This is my first MIG welder. I have never even held one in my hand before this. The only welding I have done is with TIG and only small part repair for about 20 years. The first few welds I made with this machine looked okay but after about 30 minutes, I was welding small pieces of 16ga. material together left and right. I was really having fun learning what to do and how to do it. Using a chart that shows what to adjust if the weld looks a certain way, I made changes to the settings. I could fine tune the ark to do exactly what I wanted to do with the infinity variable power knob, a lot like the foot peddle on a TIG machine. Thank you Eastwood for a well built machine.
    Neat (Posted on 7/5/12)
    Review by NonWelder
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    This welder is my first welder as well as my first attempt at welding. I set this up and read the recommended settings and laid my first tack welds. I was very happy not only because the machine works but because the metal stuck! This machine even convinced my wife she could weld so she tried it too. Yes, naturally hers looked better than mine (She might read this).
    Overall, I am very pleased with this purchase and the quality, I am going to buy the plasma cutter as well. Hopefully I can be as happy with that as I am with this welder.

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