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MIG WELDER SPECIFICATIONS

Discussion in 'Defender 90 / 110 / 130' started by APOSTOLOS, May 27, 2020.

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    Hello everybody ! I have been posting quite frequently during the last couple of days ! I apologise for that and the continuous questions ! This time i would like to know about the specs of the MIG welder required to properly weld a 1984 Land Rover 110 chassis. By having done some research i have concluded that it should be in the 150 Amps and up scale. As far as duty cycle is concerned, i have not yet reached a conclusion ! Let me know !
    Thank you !
     
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    Sealey supermig 150 is the one I just purchased - SUPERMIG150-HM.jpg
     
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    Thanks for the info !
     
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    Have a look at " MIG welding forum UK " Lots of good info about welding and a section on what welder that would suit your needs.
    Kev beat me to it.
     
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    the longer the duty cycle the longer you can weld without stopping at a given power

    for example 200amps at 30% duty cycle means you can weld for 3 minutes out of every 10 minutes, and the welder needs to be resting for the 7 minute difference, when welding at 200a
    It does vary depending on power level though
     
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    I was considering the Miller Migmatic 175. https://www.fosterindustrial.co.uk/miller-migmatic-175-mig-welder
    Would it be suitable ?
     
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    I bought this as my first mig last year...super easy to use...set metal thickness and weld type and off you go...technoweld synergic 180...
     
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    Would 150 amps be enough to weld the chassis of the 1984 110 ?
     
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    i used a 130 i had borrowed as my old kennedy 170 had packed in ,it was more than capable
     
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    I use a Murex autolynx 3 130, plenty capable for land rover work.
     
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    Thanks for the info !
     
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    I have a Seeley 150 Amp MIG that I have owned for 20+ years.
    150 Amps is more than enough for Land Rover chassis work.
    You haven't mentioned gas-less MIGs, but if they do cross your mind, check out the price of the gas-less welding wire first, it is horrendous.
     
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    Thank you ! I have not considered gas-less MIGs at all to be honest !
     
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