Forney 309 140-AMP MIG Welder, 12--Volt is a MIG welder with flux core capability. So it can weld ¼ inch thicker steel around the house or a small industrial project. It also comes at an affordable price. Recently Forney has redesigned Forney 140 MIG Welder model and upgrade some of its functions. Many users also appreciate these improved functions. This welder machine will ensure an efficient and clean welding result. It is considered a versatile welder machine. Some of the features of the Forney 309 Review are described below.
Key Features of Forney 309
1.Easy to use
Forney 140 MIG welder is very easy to operate. A beginner can work this machine very smoothly without any trouble. Because every instruction is appropriately given and in a fundamental way. For example, you can control its output power by setting the maximum amps and can control wire feeding by rotating the button clockwise for increasing and anti-clockwise for decreasing.
2.Favorable for work environment
309 MIG welding wire can run in the household current of 115V. So one can run this welder machine anywhere where the minimum 115V power supply is available.
3.Output and duty cycle
The output range for Forney 140 MIG welder is 30 amps to 140 amps. The duty cycle is 20% at 115 amps and 355 at 90 amps. You must remember that increasing the duty cycle causes the decreasing of output power and decreasing the duty cycle causes increasing the output power.
4.MIG and flux core capable
Forney 140 MP welder can produce a high-quality result for welding for both MIG and flux core. So you can call it a multi-process welding machine. This feature makes 140 MIG welder a versatile tool.
5.Euro connect MIG gun and 10 ft. MIG torch
Forney 309 has Euro connect MIG gun system that saves time by allowing you to change the MIG torch without any trouble and more quickly. 120 volt MIG welder also offers a very long MIG torch, which is about 10 ft. If it is not enough for you then you can purchase Tweco #1 balanced consumable, they also have this option.
6.Weld thicker metal
Forney 140 MIG welder is strong to weld up to ¼ inches thicker metal.
7.Improved and upgraded design
Upgraded design of 309 MIG welding wire now becomes more useful for the welders. The improved design allows feeding the wire of 0.023”, 0.030”, and 0.035 inches.
The side cell space is larger than before and can able to hold 4” and 8” spool wire. It also created small feet to reducing the sliding of the machine and make it more durable; they also include weld wrap for the good result which they didn’t provide before.
8.Four voltage setting
Forney 309 has a four voltage control system that you can control or set up by switching maximum to minimum input power for getting a better result.
Forney 140 MP is portable because the weight of this welder machine is meager compared with another welding machine. The pressure is just 62 pounds. So one can easily carry, or transport is anywhere. It provides a 15 ft. power cord and 10 ft. MIG gun is also portable.
10.Value and warranty
The cost for Forney 140 MP is budget-friendly. So anyone can afford this machine who wants to start MIG welding for home equipment, DIY project, and small industrial project.
The warranty for Forney 140 MIG welder is standard 5/3/1 years. Five years warranty for leading power reformer includes SCR, diodes, and separated reformer for transformer, reactors, and so on. Three years warranty for PC boards, controls, drive system, switches, and motors. One year warranty for regulators, relays, contractors, and accessories.
90 days warranty for MIG gun and plasma torches. The warranty service of Forney is very reliable. They don’t make any trouble with their warranty service.
Product’s Technical Information
20.2 x 10.2 x 16 inches
Item Package Quantity
5/3/1 years warranty
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FAQ : Forney 309 Review
Question: What is the range of output for Forney 309?
Answer: The range of output is from 30 amps to 140 amps.
Question: Is the output DC or AC?
Answer: Forney 140 MIG welder has DC power.
Question: Can this machine able to use a spool gun?
Answer: No, it is not able to use a spool gun for welding aluminum.
Forney 309 Welder
Forney 309 Review is excellent for beginners, and the small project can easily handle with this machine. It can weld both the flux core and MIG. It doesn’t have advanced features but it can handle light projects very smoothly and will provide a good result.