Any TIG welders here?

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Any TIG welders here?

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I've MIG welded for years and every so often I'll TIG weld but I have a cheapo chinese knock off TIG welder that was about $250 or something silly. If finally died on me and really wasn't worth a darn. I'm in the market for a good TIG welder for a hobbyist like myself but I really don't know enough about TIG welders to make a smart choice on purchasing one. What features do I need to look for?

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New here.......Im a cert. Structural mig welder.....go blue..miller....u wont be dissapointed.....thats all i really know about tig......ha..
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Old thread, I forgot about this. I ended up getting a Miller Diversion 180. Excellent piece. I've since learnt how to TIG weld steel and aluminum quite well. In fact one of my more recent project cars I built was a turbo'd civic and I got to weld up all the piping for the turbo system myself. I also built the entire exhaust system which was very intricate around the turbo with the downpipe, recirculating dump tube, electric cut outs etc. I highly recommend TIG welding to anyone interested.
92 302 Ranger - sold
94 302 Ranger AWD - sold
07 BMW 335xi - tuned, boost turned up, E85 - sold
04 911 TT - to many mods to list. Over 600 All Wheel HP on pump gas - sold
2015 Coyote - daily driver
03 Cobra - 2.3 TVS on a built 12:1 CR motor with ported heads, cams, long tubes etc.
MD Racing Lean Protection Module
E85

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Wish I had learned to weld, like to see some of your work. Did a lot of work in the structural and pressure vessel area (mechanical design) and some of them guys could lay a bead that looked like a nice smooth calk.
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