I'm a garage tinkerer and needed something with more power than my 20 year old flux core 110 welder.
At my work we have Miller machines that cost more than my car, so although I appreciate the value in a
Top of the line Miller, I'm hesitant to blow my entire garage workshop budget on one machine. I "settled"
on this Esab because of the price and the long warranty. When I first opened the box, I noticed the front
handle had been put on incorrectly and was badly warped, so I went in thinking it was going to be junk,
But went ahead and gave it a try anyway. Overall, it's worth every bit of it's asking price just for the ability
To use the auto feature and let the machine figure out the settings. Nice clean welds, tons of power even
on 110 volts, with the ability to crank it up on 220 and get that battleship hull project finished up. The quality
of the welds make me look like I know what I'm doing and it seems to be working fine after about 8 lbs of
wire through it. The warped handle has pretty much relaxed back into shape and I feel that I got my
Money's worth. Thanks for reading.