Battery Welder - A Battery powered flux core welder

How not to weld with a Ready Welder type spool gun

Seriously? WTF?

OK people, I will say this one more time..."If you have never even welded a day in your life, please don't make instructional welding videos."

Does anyone else besides me pick up on the things this guy says ?

It rolls off his tongue in such a matter of fact he really believes it.

Solder core wire? Really? I mean we all know what you mean fella... but I have never, ever heard anyone refer to flux core wire as "solder core" welding wire.

Reminds me of the term "football bat".

He also spews... "Electrode positive...unlike any other kind of welding"

your joking right? Come on man.

And one more thing...I don't think I have ever seen stickout quite like that on the last weld.

That's amazing. I didn't even know it was possible.

Another "added feature" of this battery powered spool gun welder is that it is hot even when the trigger is not pulled.

That will get you hurt.

The sad thing is that some of the little battery powered spool gun welders are not all that bad.

Ready-Welder is one that is advertised a lot...and it is actually pretty decent.

The newer ones are only hot when the trigger is pulled.

I had a chance to weld a bit with one at a welding expo and it was impressive on 1/4 inch steel using 3 batteries in series.

The problem is there are a lot more cords and hoses to plug in than advertised. Still, its a fairly cheap way to do portable welding in a pinch.

I don't mean to criticize this guys welding but ....oh, who am I kidding?

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