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Things to Know About MIG Welding

The most common type of industrial welding, metal inert gas (MIG) welders use a shielding gas and wire electrode to heat up two metal objects along with the wire to join them. Each Eastwood welder has been developed to meet or exceed the performance of other popular MIG welders at a lower price. Pick up one of our welders for use with mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum welding projects.

MIG Welder Comparison Buyers Guide

MIG welding is very easy to learn and a MIG welder is a must-have in auto restoration or any type of metal fab, which is probably why you’re considering purchasing a MIG. If you’re not sure what exactly you need, I’m going to help you select the right machine for your job.....READ MORE

MIG Welder Tips for Beginners

We’re going to show you some tips and tricks to make you a better welder and some things to look out for along the way.....READ MORE

How to Troubleshoot your MIG Welder

MIG Welders are a glorious thing. Feed it wire and gas and it’ll “glue” all sorts of metal together. The mechanical inner workings of a MIG welder are pretty simple. There’s a drive motor that turns a set of rollers that feeds the wire through your MIG torch and you’re off and welding. What most don’t realize is that a troublesome MIG welder could be just be a maintenance issue and not the welder itself failing. We decided to put our five maintenance tips below you should check periodically. Like any mechanical item your welder needs maintenance to continue to perform its best....READ MORE

How to MIG Weld Sheet Metal

When you’re first starting out MIG welding it can be a difficult road to getting comfortable enough to weld something delicate that you don’t want to mess up. Most beginners start on fairly thick, flat plate. We suggest starting with 1/8″-3/16″ to allow you some room for error when welding. The problem with welding sheet metal or thin gauge steel is that you can easily blow holes in the panel and create a big mess quickly. We decided to give you some tips when welding sheet metal and help you get jump started....READ MORE

Create Factory Looking Spot Welds with your MIG

If you’re going for that factory original look but need to replace panels with stamped new ones you’ll need to recreate the spot welds. Simple enough if you have a resistance spot welder but most guys don’t have one in their home shop and they can get pricey for an individual user....READ MORE

MIG Welding FAQ

What does MIG stand for? – MIG stands for Metal Inert Gas Welding. It is also sometimes called Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), or just wire feed welding. A metal electrode/filler wire is fed through the machine, and inert shielding gas is released from an attached tank....READ MORE

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