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Portable Welder Works Like Full Size Machine
"It's been widely used in Italy for 20 years but this is the first time it's been imported to the U.S.," says importer Gilles Decarufel who's had tremendous interest in the ''first truly portable" engine driven welder.
The Mosa MS-170 weighs just 64 lbs. but has an output of 170 amps. That's enough, says Decarufel, to handle electrodes up to 5/32-in. "It's the most effective amperage to weight ratio in the industry," he notes.
"The high-frequency arc characteristics of the welder allow even inexperienced welders to strike and maintain an arc," says Decarufel, noting that the welder's high-frequency also makes the Mosa machine ideal for thawing out frozen pipes. An optional add-on unit turns the welder into a generator that produces up to 2,000 watts of auxiliary power.
Decarufel says farmers who've had a chance to test it like the portability of the powerful unit. "You can strap it to the back of a 3-wheeler and weld anywhere," he notes. The Mosawelder sells for $995 and can be shipped UPS.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Gilles Decarufel, Darwin Trading Ltd., P.O. Box 235, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. 11724 (ph 516 367-6622).

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1986 - Volume #10, Issue #2