New welding toy

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Lincoln Power Mig 180C:


Quick sample welds:
T-joint, 1/8" stock, 0.035 flux core wire
1/8" thick, 1" square tubing, 0.035 flux core wire
Who says MIG can't give you good penetration?
Don't weld on wooden sawhorses, dummy!
MIG welds, 0.025 wire, 75% Ar/25% CO2, 1/8" stock and 1/16" thick, 3/4" square tubing

T-joint, 1/8" stock, 0.035 flux core wire:

Close up:

Back side:

Weld cut in half (slight inclusion - gloves because the steel is still hot from cutting):


1/8" thick, 1" square tubing (not my best work, but you get the idea):



Cut through two of the welds:


Who says MIG can't give you good penetration?:


Wooded sawhorses don't make a good welding support:


MIG welds, 0.025 wire, 75% Ar/25% CO2:
T-joint, 1/8" stock

1/16" thick, 3/4" square tubing