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    I was looking at purchasing the power mig 20 mp. I've heard great things for the most part and wondered if anyone had any input

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    going to buy one....

    Originally posted by CH805 View Post
    I was looking at purchasing the power mig 20 mp. I've heard great things for the most part and wondered if anyone had any input

    going to buy one as soon as the 6 week back log is done. Very portable unit. Also for $ 999 its a steal.
    kevin
    Lincoln ranger 305g x2
    Ln25
    Miller spectrum 625
    Miller 30a spoolgun
    Wc115a
    Lincoln 210mp
    F550 imt service truck

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    • #4
      We won't know the full story for a few years...

      their reliability and quality will only be revealed after they have been in real world use for some time..

      Early buyers should understand that they are Beta-Testers....

      I usually wait till a model has been out for a while and they have shaken out the bugs and kinks...

      BTW... Where is this one made?? another Italian one...?? or Chinese..??..or..??

      Some of the Lincoln Invertec's were Italian and had a dismal service and reliability history
      Last edited by H80N; 03-19-2015, 06:54 PM.
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      The more you know, The better you know, How little you know

      “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten”

      Buy the best tools you can afford.. Learn to use them to the best of your ability.. and take care of them...

      My Blue Stuff:
      Dynasty 350DX Tigrunner
      Dynasty 200DX
      Millermatic 350P w/25ft Alumapro & 30A
      Millermatic 200

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      • #5
        Originally posted by H80N View Post
        We won't know the full story for a few years...

        their reliability and quality will only be revealed after they have been in real world use for some time..

        Early buyers should understand that they are Beta-Testers....

        I usually wait till a model has been out for a while and they have shaken out the bugs and kinks...

        BTW... Where is this one made?? another Italian one...?? or Chinese..??..or..??

        Some of the Lincoln Invertec's were Italian and had a dismal service and reliability history
        so did the first 5 YEARS OF DYNASTYS worst arc starts of a high dollar machine ive ever used not bashing Miller just a bad machine and when the blue lightning came out you couldn't upgrade a part or download you had a paper weight with no parts or support {at least in my area** so we were all 5yrs. of beta testers and again not bashing have several Millers maxstar 150 sth has one of the nicest tig starts and arc starts in my opinion, but my dynasty 03 version has been a joke from the get go still have it 12 yrs later with about 2-3 hrs on it cause its that frusterating to use and try to restart a arc when it works its nice,

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        • #6
          Originally posted by pat h View Post
          so did the first 5 YEARS OF DYNASTYS worst arc starts of a high dollar machine ive ever used not bashing Miller just a bad machine and when the blue lightning came out you couldn't upgrade a part or download you had a paper weight with no parts or support {at least in my area** so we were all 5yrs. of beta testers and again not bashing have several Millers maxstar 150 sth has one of the nicest tig starts and arc starts in my opinion, but my dynasty 03 version has been a joke from the get go still have it 12 yrs later with about 2-3 hrs on it cause its that frusterating to use and try to restart a arc when it works its nice,
          I waited a couple of years before I bought my Dynasties Too... same for My MM350P.... not very interested in being a Beta Tester...
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          *******************************************
          The more you know, The better you know, How little you know

          “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten”

          Buy the best tools you can afford.. Learn to use them to the best of your ability.. and take care of them...

          My Blue Stuff:
          Dynasty 350DX Tigrunner
          Dynasty 200DX
          Millermatic 350P w/25ft Alumapro & 30A
          Millermatic 200

          TONS of Non-Blue Equip, plus CNC Mill, Lathes & a Plasmacam w/ PowerMax-1000

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          • #7
            apple to orange....

            Originally posted by H80N View Post
            I waited a couple of years before I bought my Dynasties Too... same for My MM350P.... not very interested in being a Beta Tester...
            to compare a unit which sells for 999, vs a dynasty which sells for 4-5k or a 350mp which is a 4k machine is a poor comparsion. The 210 has a 3 year warranty if that machine lasts 3 years and blows up i will go buy a new one. Unless it turns out to be the biggest piece of junk out there, this machine will change the entire entry level welder market.
            A high doller machine like a dynasty should be expected to last for years in an industrial setting, and yes i would not want the first batch run of them. However a simple machine like the 210mp i dont have any issue being a beta tester. After 5 minutes of welding with it i was hooked, it welded great. I tried to buy it but my local welding company informed me it was a demo unit only!!
            This mp is small enough to be portable, powerful enough to be useful, and cheap enough to be disposable. Im betting this unit will cut my ln25 time in half. Also this unit if it field proves well will make the multimatic 200 a short lived miller product. Who would pay double for a machine which is less powerful and slightly lighter?
            Kevin
            Lincoln ranger 305g x2
            Ln25
            Miller spectrum 625
            Miller 30a spoolgun
            Wc115a
            Lincoln 210mp
            F550 imt service truck

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            • #8
              Originally posted by Tryagn5 View Post
              to compare a unit which sells for 999, vs a dynasty which sells for 4-5k or a 350mp which is a 4k machine is a poor comparsion. The 210 has a 3 year warranty if that machine lasts 3 years and blows up i will go buy a new one. Unless it turns out to be the biggest piece of junk out there, this machine will change the entire entry level welder market.
              A high doller machine like a dynasty should be expected to last for years in an industrial setting, and yes i would not want the first batch run of them. However a simple machine like the 210mp i dont have any issue being a beta tester. After 5 minutes of welding with it i was hooked, it welded great. I tried to buy it but my local welding company informed me it was a demo unit only!!
              This mp is small enough to be portable, powerful enough to be useful, and cheap enough to be disposable. Im betting this unit will cut my ln25 time in half. Also this unit if it field proves well will make the multimatic 200 a short lived miller product. Who would pay double for a machine which is less powerful and slightly lighter?
              Kevin
              So.... you're sayin that little Lincoln 210 Mp is disposable anyway so why worry...??

              inexpensive... but not uncomplicated..

              Lincoln got a pretty bad black eye with the Italian Invertecs... and this one is made where?? to meet that pricepoint....?

              At $1000 it is probably a HUGE investment for the average hobbiest... if it only lasts for the 3 year warrantee period..?? Would not be a very good buy .. would it...

              Beta-Testers..?? or disposable..??... either way.. it sounds less and less like a bargain to me......
              Last edited by H80N; 03-21-2015, 09:05 AM.
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              *******************************************
              The more you know, The better you know, How little you know

              “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten”

              Buy the best tools you can afford.. Learn to use them to the best of your ability.. and take care of them...

              My Blue Stuff:
              Dynasty 350DX Tigrunner
              Dynasty 200DX
              Millermatic 350P w/25ft Alumapro & 30A
              Millermatic 200

              TONS of Non-Blue Equip, plus CNC Mill, Lathes & a Plasmacam w/ PowerMax-1000

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              • #9
                Originally posted by H80N View Post
                So.... you're sayin that little Lincoln 210 Mp is disposable anyway so why worry...??

                inexpensive... but not uncomplicated..

                Lincoln got a pretty bad black eye with the Italian Invertecs... and this one is made where?? to meet that pricepoint....

                Beta-Testers......
                i said if it breaks in 3 years..yes i consider it disposable. Would i pay to have it looked at? No. Will it last longer..maybe but I spend more than $999 in 3 years on batteries for cordless tools. As for its orgins i believe it is made in mexico.
                Kevin
                Lincoln ranger 305g x2
                Ln25
                Miller spectrum 625
                Miller 30a spoolgun
                Wc115a
                Lincoln 210mp
                F550 imt service truck

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                • #10
                  Yes, never cared for the Tig invertecs made in Italy, most are made in Poland now. Seemed to be Dynamite in a pretty case.



                  Never the less, just look at the letter on the serial # "U" is Cleveland, "I" is Italy, "P" is Poland excettera

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                  • #11
                    Originally posted by Tryagn5 View Post
                    going to buy one as soon as the 6 week back log is done. Very portable unit. Also for $ 999 its a steal.
                    kevin
                    American Gas in Wheeling Il. had them on the floor couple weeks ago also multimatic 200 and the tweco so you could compare them, have you guys looked at the miller 211 or hh 210 lot of people like them have good resale in a couple of years if you want to upgrade,

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                    • #12
                      Originally posted by pat h View Post
                      American Gas in Wheeling Il. had them on the floor couple weeks ago also multimatic 200 and the tweco so you could compare them, have you guys looked at the miller 211 or hh 210 lot of people like them have good resale in a couple of years if you want to upgrade,

                      They had 2 now they have 1! Thanks for the lead very nice people to deal with.
                      Kevin
                      Lincoln ranger 305g x2
                      Ln25
                      Miller spectrum 625
                      Miller 30a spoolgun
                      Wc115a
                      Lincoln 210mp
                      F550 imt service truck

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                      • #13
                        Originally posted by Tryagn5 View Post
                        They had 2 now they have 1! Thanks for the lead very nice people to deal with.
                        Kevin
                        Hey Kevin,
                        For I believe $100 you can get two extra years of warranty.
                        Nick

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                        • #14
                          I bought my first welder 25+ yrs. ago from them {brian&butch** family owned just diff. names good people

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                          • #15
                            Lincoln power MIG 210 MP..

                            As a quick update, I purchased the power mig 210 after all.... And I have to say, that I LOVE IT. It's a perfect fit for me at this point. At $1000, I don't think there is anything in that price range that can come close to what this welder can do. But to be fair, I haven't run any TIG or stick yet.... But the mig and flux core have been running solid and the portability makes on site welds a breeze.
                            I Highly recommend this welder to anyone that may be considering it to purchase.

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