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I just sold my air cooled Lincoln Precision Tig 225

I'm looking at either the Precision Tig 275 or the Miller Dynasty 350.

I've tried the inverter machines and at my skill level I don't see a big difference in quality.

My main reason for upgrading is duty cycle and getting a water cooled torch

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

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I just sold my air cooled Lincoln Precision Tig 225

I'm looking at either the Precision Tig 275 or the Miller Dynasty 350.

I've tried the inverter machines and at my skill level I don't see a big difference in quality.

My main reason for upgrading is duty cycle and getting a water cooled torch

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Why didn't you just put a water cooled torch on the 225?
 

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What are you welding to use up the duty cycle of the 225? The machine duty or the torch is just hot? You can build a water cooler for under $200 and a couple of hours of work. Have ran them off city water too. Anyway i have a couple of the htp invertig 221's. Run em everyday allday. Never had a problem and about 1/2 the cost. All good shit inside. Only way I'd buy a dynasty or the Lincoln is if it was someone elses $$.
 

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Why not get a syncrowave 250 that's all setup on craigslist? If you say an inverter gets you nothing at what you do.. Way cheaper and a solid machine
 

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I just sold my air cooled Lincoln Precision Tig 225

I'm looking at either the Precision Tig 275 or the Miller Dynasty 350.

I've tried the inverter machines and at my skill level I don't see a big difference in quality.

My main reason for upgrading is duty cycle and getting a water cooled torch

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Go with the Miller Dynasty 350!!
 

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i dont weld heavy aluminum , but i have a 250dx that i use ALOT hours on end. good solid machine max amps i use is 130ish tho......
 

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Just a FYI,

anything that has a duty cycle, put a cheapie box fan against the air inlet.
You will get a WHOLE lot more useable time out of it.

Jim
 

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1/4" or 1/2" Aluminum is what is giving me the problems.

It's the duty cycle of the machine. It goes into over temp then have to wait 9 minutes before I can start again. Very frustrating
I have Dynasty 280 and I weld 1/2" aluminum on 220amps or so. I keep most of the stuff heated up or warm a least. I use my 26 air cooled torch for most stuff.
 

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And I spend quite a bit of time waiting for the machine to cool down based on its duty cycle.
Really? What are you welding on? I have a PT175 and have done all kinds of aluminum work with an air cooled torch, even 1/2" to 3/8" plate. No issues. By the time I get my water cooler up and running I'll probably be done with this car.
 

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I have a Lincoln 175. When it was still air cooled I would get the thermal kick out, but not since I went water cooled
 

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Where are you located ?
I have

2 Syncrowave 350 set up with water coolers
and
1 Syncrowave 300 setup with water cooler

come with torch , cooler , ground cable , flow meter

priced $1900-$2250 each powered and can be tested

located by Cleveland ohio
 

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Dynasty all the way.

Shannon
 
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