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    hi,
    i have a plan to buy portable ac or dc welding machine, my only question is, do i need of power transformer from local electric coop since most of the welding shop near town has,
    most of my friend discouraged me coz welding hobby is expensive and can create electrical disturbance on neighbor if without owned power transformer...my proposed project are dog house, window grill, motorcycle body modification....

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    • Re: Welding Newbie

      Originally posted by romelabrador View Post
      hi,
      i have a plan to buy portable ac or dc welding machine, my only question is, do i need of power transformer from local electric coop since most of the welding shop near town has,
      most of my friend discouraged me coz welding hobby is expensive and can create electrical disturbance on neighbor if without owned power transformer...my proposed project are dog house, window grill, motorcycle body modification....
      What do you mean by transformer? A whole new building may need a transformer but I doubt a welding machine will have such large electrical load. My small 160amp Yamato is just plugged to a normal household outlet.

      Some here add a separate circuit breaker just to be sure. But I have not heard a transformer requirement for a welding machine especially those used for small projects like you plan to do.

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      • Re: Welding Newbie

        The stated inquiry has been posted by the same member at the sub-forum SMAW (Stick Welding)
        and have been promptly answered. I just hope bro romelabrador reads this and the other reply
        in the mentioned sub-forum.

        Lots of members here have the YAMATO 200 AMP DC Inverter machine and have not required the use of any transformer.

        CIGWELD Weldskill 250 amp Mig Welder
        AHP Alpha-TIG 200X welder
        HITRONIC 300 Amp DC Inverter IGBT Welder
        YAMATO 300 amp AC Stick Welder
        YAMATO 200 amp DC Inverter IGBT Welder
        DeWALT Chopsaw
        HOBART and ESAB Welding Helmets


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        • Re: Welding Newbie

          ano ba source ng electrcity? sa meralco ba? na ka sub meter lang ba?

          dito sa bahay namin meron din akong 200amps welding machine (galing raon) wala naman nagiging problem kahit may ilang apliances ang na ka ON. like ref. 1 desktop pc, ilang ilaw, ilang electric fans. yung TV lang pinapatay namin pag ng wewelding ako. bihira ko lang naman gamitin everyother two months,aprox 1-2hrs lang naman..
          meron transformer dedicated ang meralco para aprox 50 houses or less, pero wala naman nagiging problem or complaint galing sa kapitbahay.

          sa dating office namin, naka sub meter lang. pag meron gumamit ng welding machine ramdam ang kurap ng mga pc monitors,ilaw, etc. kaya napalipat din kami...

          hindi ko alam bakit need mo pa ng transformer.. lol

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          • Re: Welding Newbie

            Originally posted by JayL View Post
            This is how my folding metal table work stands now.



            Purchased different rod types and sizes. Made some rod storage using pvc pipes too to at least keep some moisture out.



            3/32" and 1/8" rods. High penetration ( 6011 ) , high tensile strength ( 7018 ), filler drag rods ( 7024 ) and the widely used ones ( 6013 )
            saan po kau naka bili ng 7024 na rod sir jay

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            • Hi to all Welders Hobbyist, i'm interested too to learn a lot on how to do a welding technique...here is my cheap ADH...

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              • My Welding Machine EDON 300 amp...
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                • Well having your ADH and welding machine on hand, hope you already have your other protective clothing,
                  then better start practicing and burn those rods on your practice plates. Get yourself familiar or accustomed
                  to applying those weld beads and learning the proper travel speed and angle of rods. Its only thru practice and
                  more practice that you will learn and understand how to weld. OK stay safe !

                  Also lots of videos you can watch and follow in YouTube regarding stick welding.






                  Good Luck and enjoy the experience !!
                  CIGWELD Weldskill 250 amp Mig Welder
                  AHP Alpha-TIG 200X welder
                  HITRONIC 300 Amp DC Inverter IGBT Welder
                  YAMATO 300 amp AC Stick Welder
                  YAMATO 200 amp DC Inverter IGBT Welder
                  DeWALT Chopsaw
                  HOBART and ESAB Welding Helmets


                  cloned STIHLs

                  MS 044 chainsaw
                  MS 070 chainsaw

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