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I have a hobby mig welder. How do I fix it ? Answered

I have a hobby mig welder it seems feed wire fine and the gas flow is good but when the arc is struck it sputters as if the power source is low. How do I fix it ?

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jtobako
jtobako

12 years ago

I'm trying to remember what I was doing wrong when that happened to me. I think I was holding the tip too far away from the weld, and the wire would heat up and melt back to the tip, then extend out to the weld, re-arc, melt back to the tip...

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Alable
Alable

12 years ago

What kind? I take it it is not inner-core shield...also, many use tons of power and makes normal outlet power max out a lot.

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

12 years ago

. Check all your electrical connections, especially those between the power source and the tip.