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I am looking to get a welder and mig seems to have to vote when it is for a beginner. I am just going to use this for simple task so not everything goes to the scrap yard. Also what are the pros and cons of mig welding. Is mig welding the easiest welding to learn?

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Migs are the easiest.

Pro: good weld with no slag to beat off if you use the argon and steel wire. The flux core (no argon) wire will produce more slag.

con: wire feed or operator going too fast so weld doesnt penetrate. This part is fixxable with expierience.

FYI: You need the biggest 110 volt welder made (prolly 175 amps) to do good welding. I bought a 100 amp and its virtually useless.

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Mig is easiest to learn but not easiest to master. Agree go with the biggest 110 machine you can get. If you use gas the material must be 100% clean. New material is even better. Flux core mig can be used on dirty metal but if you run gas with it, it will make the welds prettier

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