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Hi frequency start.

Postby 77cruiser » Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:28 am

Does any body use it for stick? I have a few times, never got zapped. :)
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Re: Hi frequency start.

Postby Poland308 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:37 am

I've never used my high frequency but I do use the hot start a lot.
I have more questions than answers

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Re: Hi frequency start.

Postby 77cruiser » Sun Feb 12, 2017 2:41 pm

I don't have a modern welder, so I'm not sure what that is. I have a mid 80's Dial Arc 310.
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Re: Hi frequency start.

Postby Farmwelding » Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:35 pm

You know I was just thinking about that the other day cause o was sitting somewhere wasting time and couldn't get arc shots out of my head. The only tig welder I have used is a diversion 180 so the tig torch doesn't come off for stick.
A student now but really want to weld everyday. Want to learn everything about everything.
warning!! Bad English may be in post. It's off a phone/autocorrect. I've had teachers with worse spelling!
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Re: Hi frequency start.

Postby edilberth225 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:59 pm

Havend tried by my self, but some guys say, it makes starting a restarting 7018 easier

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Re: Hi frequency start.

Postby Otto Nobedder » Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:34 am

There's a product called the Arc-Pig, an in-line Tesla coil, that makes any TIG/Stick welder HF-start. It's said to be fabulous with stick-welding, but I'm curious if it could lead to arc-marks outside the weld zone (which are often not allowed). I've not tried it, nor have I read any serious reviews of it, but the theory is sound.

www.arcpig.com

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Re: Hi frequency start.

Postby Granddaddy » Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:40 am

I really like the idea of the arc pig but for the price you are getting close to the price a decent inverter machine with hot start.
the heck with the duty cycle on the welder, tell me about the duty cycle on that grinder !!
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Re: Hi frequency start.

Postby PeteM » Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:49 am

Otto Nobedder wrote:There's a product called the Arc-Pig, an in-line Tesla coil, that makes any TIG/Stick welder HF-start. It's said to be fabulous with stick-welding, but I'm curious if it could lead to arc-marks outside the weld zone (which are often not allowed). I've not tried it, nor have I read any serious reviews of it, but the theory is sound.

http://www.arcpig.com

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The FAQ for that thing is pretty funny. :lol:
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Re: Hi frequency start.

Postby Olivero » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:38 pm

PeteM wrote:
Otto Nobedder wrote:There's a product called the Arc-Pig, an in-line Tesla coil, that makes any TIG/Stick welder HF-start. It's said to be fabulous with stick-welding, but I'm curious if it could lead to arc-marks outside the weld zone (which are often not allowed). I've not tried it, nor have I read any serious reviews of it, but the theory is sound.

http://www.arcpig.com

Steve S


The FAQ for that thing is pretty funny. :lol:


It is pretty funny, made me laugh a few times.
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