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  1. i'm not talking bout the 250ex vs 255i, I'm...

    i'm not talking bout the 250ex vs 255i, I'm talking about the "new improved" models of each. the original youtube videos of both units feature a 7 pin connector back in august of 2014, now feb 2015,...
  2. NEW 250ex and 255i with 14 pin connector, ARe there any other differences?

    besides the new 14 pin connectors are there any differences between the new 250ex and 255i? vs the old ones?

    from the youtube videos it looks like the torch is better on the newer ones with a...
  3. 160sx ac/dc tig machine Near charlotte, NC...

    160sx ac/dc tig machine
    Near charlotte, NC
    North Carolina
    704 726 9788
  4. wookie welding you are wrong, I just hooked it up...

    wookie welding you are wrong, I just hooked it up and it works fine
    both pt275 and sx160 use a 10k Ohm resistance Potentiometer.
  5. this rocker switch looks very user freindly and...

    this rocker switch looks very user freindly and ergonomic
    J3R "Rocker" Potentiometer- Precision Sales Inc.

    and this linear spring loaded potentiometer could me mounted at a right angle for a...
  6. WELL has anyone just made their own? I took...

    WELL has anyone just made their own?
    I took apart my broken 160sx foot pedal and it has 3 electronic pieces in there.
    1. rotary potentiometer linear
    2. sliding potentiometer linear
    3. micro...
  7. http://www.mouser.com/ds/2/13/TW-700139-185426.pdf...

    http://www.mouser.com/ds/2/13/TW-700139-185426.pdf
    looks like it might work?
  8. after fidling with this thing for a while I've...

    after fidling with this thing for a while I've figgured out I have a bad sliding potentiometer, where can I buy a new one?
    would this work?
    https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11621
    not sure how...
  9. Can I remove the potentiometer from 160sx foot pedal? becuase it is bad

    I have a longevity 160sx foot pedal that has gone bad. When I press on it, the on switch kicks on, but I only get a very small amount of amps, maybe 10amps.
    The first problem I noticed is that the...
  10. How to adapt Hand/figer amptrol by CK to 160SX welder?

    So I have a hand amptrol unit for a lincoln percision tig machine that has a big black connector plug with many pins in it.

    I'm pretty sure the wire going to the hand amptrol unit only has 2...
  11. how to hook up water cooled torch to my 160SX?

    I have a lincoln percision tig275 that is currently not arcing.
    I bought the 160SX a while ago and I'm using it as my back up.
    The TWP-20 torch has 3 lines a hot, and cold water and an argon. I'm...
  12. How many amps can 160sx make at 100% duty cycle?

    I need to run the 160sx for almost non stop for about an hour of time, so obviously I need 100% duty cycle.
    What is the max output in amps I can expect?
  13. 3 is wayyyy too high. try 0 or -1 and use a blue...

    3 is wayyyy too high. try 0 or -1 and use a blue tungsten.
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    ok what i typed before was wrong -5 is for...

    ok what i typed before was wrong -5 is for penetration/welding and
    +5 is for cleaning, I was on +1 to +2 and that is why my gray certiated tungsten was balling up.
    the longevity demo video...
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    i like it!

    i like it!
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    If set to -5 then the torch barely makes an arc...

    If set to -5 then the torch barely makes an arc and cleans the metal and balls up fast
    If set to +5 then arc blasts the aluminum off making spatter

    So I set to 1 and that works ok but still...
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    Just spent a couple hrs today welding some 16...

    Just spent a couple hrs today welding some 16 gauge Al square tube
    Together. Seems like the tungsten would have a nice focused arc for a minute then ball up and the arc would spread. I was using...
  18. New 160sx for Aluminum Welder in North Carolina.

    Hello I just learned to weld aluminum a couple of months ago and got a 160sx. I am making portable photobooths with AL frames. The 160sx torch is kind of big, is there a water cooled option that is...
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    Just got my 160sx, love the focused arc

    Hi, I'm a fairly new tig welder, only been doing it a month and I've been using a Lincoln PT 275. Just got the 160SX and I love the focused arc.

    I have a newbie question. Do I have to shut off my...
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