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.

    Click here for warranty information


    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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    A+ very nice (Posted on 3/8/13)
    Review by turbobike
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    Just buy one its not a cheap welder just price is i love mine
    Dream Mig Welder (Posted on 3/2/13)
    Review by Marc
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    Got my Eastwood Mig 175 three days ago and have used it for over 4 hours. Still new, but I can give an early rating, Outstanding in all areas. I'm presently half way through a 4 month Mig Welding (GMAW) course at a near by Community College which has some of the best, high dollar, equipment with both Lincoln and Miller welders costing $2000.00 plus. I'm so impressed with the Eastwood 175 that I would stack it up against the welders at the college. The set-up is easy, the directions are easy to follow, the cables and cabinet are good quality and the controls are easy to use and suggested setting are a good starting point. A lot of settings are also a condition of the person's speed laying down the bead. I haven't used the Spool gun, but if it is anything like the mig unit then I'll be just as impressed. The price for the Eastwood Mig 175 with Spool Gun is half what the major welding companies charge for the same welder with spool gun and as far as I'm concerned you get the same quality or better and just as good service with a 3 year warranty. You can't go wrong. I highly recommend the Eastwood 175 with spool gun.
    What customer service? (Posted on 3/1/13)
    Review by hpmachine
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    I bought the welder,assembled it,and no gas would come out of the handle.I called customer service three days in a row and never got to talk to a person.I left messages everyday and never got a return phone call.Lastly,I filled a complaint with MasterCard.Very unprofessional company.
    Customer Service nightmare (Posted on 2/20/13)
    Review by KB
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    The welder works great and is good value though I had a cooling fan issue about 8 months into my warranty. I called to get a new cooling fan which I was told would be sent, 2 months later no fan and I can't use my welder. I call again and finally they agree to replace it, I ship it out, here I am 3 weeks later and 3 phone calls and it still isn't on its way. 6 months ago I told people to buy Eastwood. Today I say buy a Lincoln.
    Eastwood MIG Welder 175 Amp with Spool Gun (Posted on 2/12/13)
    Review by MajorWreck
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    I was ready to pull the trigger on a Miller Mig unit ($1200.00), and decided why not try the Eastwood Mig. It has a 30 day no hassle return policy. To my surprise this Mig 175 can weld as good as the competition. Took me about 10 min to get it going, and man this rig is an excellent welder. Lots of voltage for what I need. I had a small issue with a item in shipping, and customer service went over and above to make it right. Give it a try and you will be impressed. I WAS!!!!!!
    Best deal (Posted on 2/9/13)
    Review by steve
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    I own a fab shop and had to replace my name brand in a hurry so I heard about the Eastwood 175 and for the price I said what the heck ill try it and man am I glad I did.Ive been doing a lot of welding with it and it welds better than my old name brand way to go Eastwood I hope some day y'all come out with a bigger welder couse I won't hesitate to buy it.
    Best deal ever (Posted on 2/9/13)
    Review by Skweldingfab
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    This is the best welder I've used in this size I've used miller and Lincoln and thy don't even compare
    Makes good welds (Posted on 1/31/13)
    Review by beebe
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    What matters is the welder makes good welds. It's easy to use, and so far it has been reliable. The downside is the cart is flimsy and poorly designed. If I could go back I would buy the welder alone and then use it to build a good cart. The welder has an overall feel of low quality. Like the rubber isn't as strong/thick, some other parts just aren't up to par with the miller/lincoln welders. But I have used miller and lincoln welders and it is just as easy to use and makes just as good or better welds. For the price it is UNBEATABLE. Trust me I did a lot of research. The spool gun has the same cheap feel but it works great for fixing my aluminum sprinkler pipe and I have had no problems so far (it takes some practice to weld aluminum though). Great overall I would and have recommended to others and they also agree. Gets fairly heavy use on a 500 acre farm and no real problems so far after two years. The price with spool gun is amazing. It uses same disposable parts as lincoln mig welder I believe (they have the parts at local hardware stores.) I never write reviews but thought I would cause this was a great buy.
    excellent value (Posted on 12/15/12)
    Review by Bruski 288
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    Ran beads with gas and flux core.Plenty of penetration on lower settings.Great value considering free delivery and the spool gun!!!!
    Great Machine (Posted on 12/8/12)
    Review by Ray
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    I recently purchased an Eastwood 175 Amp Mig Welder with spool gun this product has met and exceeded my expectations I'm just learning to weld from the guy's I work with.They were impressed, I let three certified welders use my welder they were surprised at how smooth it worked and that the settings for metal thickness and wire speed were so close they needed no fine tuning.

    Thanks Eastwood

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