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Eastwood 175 Amp MIG Welder w/ spool gun

* Tech Tip - Perfect for welding aluminum with 100% argon gas and a spool gun.

Eastwood 175 Amp MIG Welder w/ spool gun

Item #12012 Brand: Eastwood

30-175 Amp infinite control allows you to weld up to 5/16" steel at 240v input
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Only $579.99

Sale $529.97


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Eastwood's MIG 175 Welder

As a professional or weekend enthusiast, you can now get industrial-quality features in a hard-working, 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 other, more expensive MIG welders for sale! We've been helping DIYers do the job right since 1978 and developed this welder for those who want to do quality work without leaving home. If you've been in search of steel or aluminum welders for sale, the MIG 175 is a versatile solution for both new and experienced welders.

The Eastwood MIG 175 Features:

  • Welds mild and stainless steel, 24 gauge to 5/16"
  • Welds aluminum, 14 gauge 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.
Eastwood MIG 175 Welder
Eastwood MIG 175 Welder

All-Around Aluminum MIG Welder

The MIG 175 welder is designed for the professional or weekend enthusiast. The welder comes complete (except for the gas cylinder) and is ready to weld 24 gauge to 5/16-inch mild steel and stainless steel. By attached the free spool gun, you can also weld 14 gauge to 1/4-inch aluminum. This high-quality MIG welding machine has a 30 percent duty cycle at 135 amps and a 30-175 amp welding range, giving you the power and time needed for tough projects. It feeds wire at 58-471 inches per minute and has infinitely adjustable wire speed and heat settings. Anyone who has a 220-volt electrical outlet in their garage or shop can use this spool gun welder. Attaching an extension cord will let you bring the welder to the project instead of the other way around.

Precise Welding Control

The 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.

Eastwood MIG 175 Welding Control Panel

Spool Gun For Welding Aluminum

Many modern cars and trucks have aluminum parts, and you may also want to custom-fabricate parts from this material for a restoration. With the included spool gun, you can weld 14-gauge to 1/4-inch aluminum. Attach or remove it as needed for working on different parts and panels.

Aluminum Welding Spool Gun

Precision Drive Motor

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. This means you'll get a great puddle and solid welds without having to go back and "touch up" spots.

MIG 175 Precision Drive Motor

High-Value Welders from Eastwood

Why would you look for where to buy used MIG welders when you can get a brand-new one at a great price? This 175-amp MIG welder with spool gun has everything you need to get started. It includes a precision-drive motor, regulator with hose, Tweco-style torch, tips and accessories...just add your own cylinder of CO2/Argon. A "Quick Set" weld chart specifies settings for each material thickness, eliminating guesswork and assuring complete penetration. The unit is backed by Eastwood's no-hassle 90-day return policy and a 3-year manufacturer's warranty plus tips and tricks in the Eastwood Garage.

Eastwood MIG 175 Welder

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MIG 175 Welder (89 lbs.)
Spool Gun with 9' cable (works with a 4 inch wire spool only)
MIG Wire 0.030
Aluminum Wire 0.035
Gas Regulator with hose
8' Ground Clamp
8' Gun Cable
3-Year “No Hassle” Warranty


Rated Electrical Input: 210-240 VAC; 60Hz; 22AMP
Required Breaker Size: 30 amp
Power Cord Receptacle Plug: NEMA 6-50R
Input Power Cord Length: 6'
Max Voltage at No Load: 20 V DC
Rated Duty Cycle: 130A@30% duty cycle
Torch Consumables: Tweco style 21 nozzle and 11 series contact tips
Wire Feed Rate: 4.9 Ft/min – 39.3 Ft/min
Wire Sizes: 0.023”(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, up to 11 LBS
Weight: 62.0Lbs (24.5kg)
Overall Dimensions: 10.75” wide X 17” long X 15.75” tall


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Eastwood MIG 175 Welder


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

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3 Year Warranty

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Accessories & Consumables

Replacement Parts
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
MIG Nozzle
Replacement Torch Liner

TIG Welding Cart
Auto Darkening Welding Helmets
Welding Jacket
Welding Gloves

Eastwood Cut and Weld Work Stand TopsClick here to see Cut and Weld Accessories
Convert your Fender Stand into a welding table or plasma table!

Eastwood MIG 175 Welding Accessories


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