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Top 10 Best MIG Welders 2019 Guide For [110V & 220V]

Best MIG Welder Reviewed

You decided to buy your own welding machine. You are sick of asking others to weld stuff for you, as I was a long time ago, you want to learn basics and enter the trade. Or you just need a welder for a garage and work on the yard.

As you have seen, the online market is flooded with cheap welders from China. They produce horrible welds and break down all the time.

But not all of them …

My colleague and I made a list of the best MIG welders that you can buy online. We compare them and honestly reviewed each one of them. They are made in the USA or are US brands and have extended warranties and good customer support.
So, below is a quick guide (Updated for 2019) to help you find the right MIG for your job. We will discuss the pros and cons as well as highlight the details of some of the top MIGs in the industry today.

Best Welding Machine for the Money( 3 min read)
Top 4 110v Welding Machine for the Money( 15 min read)
Top 6 220v Welding Machines( 15 min read)
Learn MIG/Flux Basics ( 10 min read)

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Cool & Custom welding helmets 2019

Image of two welder masks

Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a unique cool and custom welding helmet?

Most helmets on the market have that strict cold design which is understandable considering the welders work. Hoods are usually plain black or some other industrially looking color and since you are reading this article my guess is that you don’t like that.

There are those of us who have an artistic mind and we love to express ourselves through our gear and what better way to do that than with a cool looking helmet.

In this article, I will guide you through the selection of the most interesting cool & custom welding helmets but other than their looks these helmets are also packing some awesome features as well. What’s the point of having a beautiful helmet if its not going to get the job done right?

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The auto-darkening welding helmets of ten years ago cannot compare with the ones today in 2019. The technology advanced exponentially and prices have gone down.

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Hobart Handler 140 Review (2019)

 

The Hobart line of welders has a well-established reputation among both professional and amateur welders. These welders are regarded as good products offering high quality for the prices – this is evident in just about every Hobart 140 review you can find online.

As the average Hobart welder review will reveal, this product line boasts of American manufacturing pride and good user interface that is technologically up-to-date.

High quality and excellent workmanship are apparent in the Handler 140. This machine happens to be the second smallest flux/Mig piece of equipment in the Hobart lineup, thus making it suitable for homeowners and DIY enthusiasts.

The Handler can run off a standard 110v power source and weighs only 57 pounds and is, therefore, easy to move from place to place if necessary.

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Applications and performance … (2 minutes read)

Key features … (2 minutes read)

Pros and cons … (2 minutes read)
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Career Choice: Underwater Welder Salary

Image of a welder under water
Underwater welders are some of the most skilled professionals in the world of welding. Their pay scale can be lucrative given the right opportunities.
They perform difficult and skilled tasks in extreme environments and conditions. In return for the skill and services they offer, they are paid up to a six-figure salary. These niche professionals can expect to make up to $100,000 or more per year.

This is the type of career that will allow you to make a fair amount of money, along with travel and adventure.
The rewards can also include more than mere pay. The job is interesting and exciting for many in the industry.
Remember, these are the type of welders who build, repair and maintain ships for large corporations and governments around the world.

Underwater welders also help construct oil pipelines and platforms to keep up with the world’s growing demand for affordable energy resources.
Without these skilled pros, the current economy would not be able to run as efficiently.
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What are the Highest Paying Welding Jobs in 2019?

Hull Technician 3rd Class Jose Rodriguez welds L-brackets together aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

WATERS OFF THE COAST OF JAPAN (Oct. 30, 2017)

Everyone knows that welders are among the highest paid tradesmen. Welders who work hard to develop their skills and knowledge of the craft are able to benefit from high demand, and the ability to bargain for better pay and access to highly sought after positions.

A welder’s pay can vary greatly depending on the state they work in, the company they work for and the skill level they possess.

When choosing which niche to fill in the welding job market it is important to understand the difference between different welding positions. Some types of welding jobs pay much more than others for good reason. Some positions will require a welder to work in harsh or unpleasant conditions.

Many places where demand for welders is high, like Alaska, are known for difficult weather and challenging conditions. Welders are also frequently asked to leave their families for long periods of time at very remote work locations.

In many cases, the jobs can come with significant hazards as well. Remote locations, dangerous environments, and jobs that require the welder to work in an enclosed area generally pay much more than other welding jobs.

Underwater welding jobs are generally the most dangerous for a variety of reasons-and offer pay that few other welding positions could compete with.
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