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    Has anyone got a good lead or reccomendation for a useful AC/DC TIG welder? Looking to spend about a K. I've done lots of googling, just wondered if anyone here had any good experiences worth passing on.

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    I bought a chinese special off ebay for £500 a few years back. Does the job fine.

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    Same here, gor a €550 Chinese , and it's good stuff. Not as smooth as Kemppi or Lorch, but it does the job.

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    I bought a Chinese welder that was re-badged by a local importer. It may or may not be a bit better quality but the important thing is the support & repair service, which you don't get from most eBay stores.

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    Many thanks all. The message seems to be that the Chinese are ok but I will probably buy from a U.K. Supplier. Cheers again.

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    i get a clearance list from draper every week, there is always a tig welder, compressor, various tools on it. I bought my tig from them for £375, it was a £1200 welder. Good bit of kit. How much of a rush are you in ?

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    Thes e Everlast welders are Chinese with American design and have a very good reputation: http://www.everlastwelds.fi/english/index.html#. You might be able to find a supplier closer to home.

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    Quote Originally Posted by katch View Post
    i get a clearance list from draper every week, there is always a tig welder, compressor, various tools on it. I bought my tig from them for £375, it was a £1200 welder. Good bit of kit. How much of a rush are you in ?
    Need to oreder before the 4th feb or the budget is clawed back. Some useful leads here though. I'll post back when I've ordered.

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    I would strongly recommend R-Tech Welders. They have some great quality Tigs and decent prices. We've used their welders solidly on the new House Robots with really nice results. Great value for money.
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