I always tell people to stick with Hobart, Miller or Lincoln when buying a welder. I know plenty of people using a hobart machine and they have nothing but good to say.
I cant speak for that particular model but as long as it is up to the task as far as metal thickness, gas etc it should be good.
I have a Hobart (110V) and a Miller. Both good machines.
With Black Friday coming up I'd be watching ads and online welding supply companies. I got a good deal and a rebate on my Miller when I bought it. But then I spent the savings on a plasma cutter so, I saved a negative amount in the end.
Does anyone have this welder? I have been looking at this Hobart because it has a transformer and is made in USA. Thanks.
I have a Lincoln 210MP. I bought it because I wanted to do both MIG and TIG. It does MIG very well but it uses “lift start” for TIG. I am not coordinated enough to get good results with that. I finally bought a dedicated TIG welder with RF start. I find it so much easier to use.
Thanks for that feedback, I’m not familiar with the difference m.
Also note, a lot of the combo machines won’t do AC tig, so they can’t do aluminum anyway. You can use them to MIG aluminum, but to TIG aluminum you’ll probably need a separate machine.
I fell into that when I bought my Lincoln 210MP. I got mig setup and figured I’d update to the tig stuff later. Well, doing more research showed the both the Lincoln and Miller versions don’t do AC tig, so I haven’t felt it necessary to buy the tig torch and pedal. The scratch start is tough too, from what I hear.