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Lincoln Electric AC225S Arc Welder

The Lincoln Electric AC225S Arc Welder features a broad welding amperage range of 40 Amp - 225 Amp for versatile use. Designed for operation with metals 16-Gauge and heavier. This powerful welder features a smooth AC arc and can be used with a wide variety of metals, including steel, cast iron and stainless steel.
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how long are the leads?

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oklahoma
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January 6, 2013
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robert
February 2, 2016
Has anything changed on that stick welder in 2016 and are leads still 10 and 12 foot or have a change them or any other changes on that model thank you Robert
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Dennis
Terrebonne, OR, USA
December 10, 2013
10 feet
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WeldingExperts
January 14, 2013
Hello,

There is a 10Ft. lead for the electrode holder and a 12ft. lead for the work clamp and cable. Please let me know if you have any other questions.

Thanks
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how long are the supplied ground and electrod cables?

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vic
weslaco tx
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January 12, 2016
how long are the supplied ground and electrode cables?
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WeldingExperts
January 13, 2016
10 ft and 12 ft.
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Is a 500w 12awg 600v (12-3 wire) OK to use as an extension cord for this welder only tuning 30'

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Hugh
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January 7, 2016
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WeldingExperts
January 11, 2016
Not heavy enough. Use 8/3 gauge for 30 ft.
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How to put wheels on welder.

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LE
College Station Texas
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January 6, 2016
How can I put wheels on this welder.
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WeldingExperts
January 8, 2016
See wheel kit part # K761.
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lead cable length

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zeusellis
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December 2, 2015
what are cable lengths
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WeldingExperts
December 4, 2015
10 ft and 12 fr
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I'm new to welding. Can I weld 1/4 in to 1/2 in metals?

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November 29, 2015
No experience
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WeldingExperts
December 1, 2015
Yes you can with this welder.
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I have a 3500amp generader will that be enough power for this welding machine?

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November 27, 2015
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November 30, 2015
The minimum wattage generator you can use is 8,000 watts.
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pre-owned?

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DACK
Miami, Florida
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November 2, 2015
this equipment stick welders is pre-owned or reconditioned?
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WeldingExperts
November 4, 2015
This is a new welder.
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will this welder work on 208 volts ?

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October 22, 2015
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WeldingExperts
October 26, 2015
Yes it will.
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What size generator will run this Arc welder?

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Deadeye
North Tazewell,Virginia
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October 19, 2015
What is the smallest size generator that will run this welder(AC225S ARC Welder).
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WeldingExperts
October 21, 2015
10,000 watt.
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What is the thinnest metal i can use?

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FunnTimeJimmy2Shoes
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October 5, 2015
I have only used stick welders at the plants I worked in, fabbing 1/4"+ thickness brackets. I am needing it for something a little smaller. I would go MIG, but I am very comfortable with stick. is it feasible to use a stick welder with 1/8"+?
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WeldingExperts
October 6, 2015
The welder will weld metal in the 1/8" range.
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Extension on leads

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Tyler
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September 16, 2015
I was wondering how i could extend the leads because i heard they were short and you practically had to hover the machine.
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WeldingExperts
September 18, 2015
The length of the cables on the AC225 out of the box are 9ft and 11ft. To extend the cables see part # kh554 and 4 gauge welding cable.
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how much it weight ?

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tito
nyc
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August 4, 2015
how much it weight ?
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BigT
Topeka, ks
September 6, 2015
It heavy due to quality but not so that an average sized guy can't move. I'm going to guess it weighs in at 60-70 pounds. I left my on the wood pallet it is shipped on. Makes it easier to scoot around on the garage floor.
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WeldingExperts
August 18, 2015
109 lbs.
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Ship to guatemala?

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oscar
guatemala
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July 19, 2015
ship to guatemala?
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July 23, 2015
Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. We are unable to ship internationally at this time. We are only able to ship to the 48 contiguous states and a limited selection of products can be shipped to Alaska and Hawaii. For any other questions, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376. Thank you for shopping Home Depot
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I had my leads on welder stolen. Bought new ones, took welder apart a week ago, I am not for sure exactly what lead goes where? Need manuel?

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Mellow
Troy ,Mo.
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April 29, 2015
Welder older, no manuel or diagram. Thank you
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April 30, 2015
Call 888-935-3876 with the code number from your welder and a wiring diagram can be sent.
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H D sells 10000 watt Duromax Generator (8000 watts continuos). Will it power Mod K1170 or K1297 welders HD is selling?

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Clyde,TX
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March 3, 2015
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WeldingExperts
March 4, 2015
The K1297 and K1170 require 11,500 watts.
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my 50 amp breaker has a 4 wire outlet do they make an adapter for my older lincon 225 s arc welder ?

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mykie
colton ca
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February 12, 2015
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WeldingExperts
February 13, 2015
You should consult an electrician to determine the best way to supply 230V, single phase, 50A power to the welder.
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How big a generator does one need to run this machine?

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Maxb
Clyde, Tx
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January 15, 2015
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WeldingExperts
January 20, 2015
11,500 watt.
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How long are the cables and can you add longer ones safely?

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Clyde, Tx
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January 15, 2015
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WeldingExperts
January 20, 2015
The AC225 comes with an 8', and a 10' lead. You can extend them, but need to follow amp/guage charts for the length required.
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Extending the cable lengths

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DIY069
Burkburnett, TX
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November 29, 2014
I want to add 100 ft. lengths to both the ground and the electrode cables. What size/gauge cable do I need? Can this be done. I have 4 sets of Lincoln QD connectors available.
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WeldingExperts
December 2, 2014
The mininum cable size for 100 ft would be 3 gauge cable.
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