Hobart 500554 Handler 190 MIG Welder is an exoteric MIG welder in the market. It became famous for its versatility and quality. Hobart is one of the best brand names in the market. Besides, this unit from Hobart is also versatile in function. If you are looking for a welder machine that can able to weld both steel and aluminum then Hobart handler 190 MIG welder will be the best option for you. At the same time, this unit is flexible and easy to operate. Both the beginner and the professional can use this machine. Some of the fantastic features of Hobart 190 Review are given in details.
Key Features of Hobart 190
1. Easy to Set up and Operate
Hobart handler 190 is very easy and straightforward to set up and use. A setting up guide is included with this unit. Moreover, one can easily understand its instruction and set up this machine and can run this within a few minutes. You don’t need advanced skill for operating this welder machine.
Hobart handler 190 MIG welder is handy in function. It is best for DIY projects such as aluminum repair, marine and auto repair, Trailer Repair, lawn & garden equipment, farm equipment, metal sculpture and many other welding projects.
3. Seven Voltage Control System
Hobart 190 welder has seven voltage control system that enhances the wire feeding speed, provides improved arc performance, create control over output setting.
4. Higher Welding Range
The welding range of this unit is very high. The thickness of metal is from 24 gauge to 5/16 inches. Moreover, the output range is 25 to 190 amperage. The duty cycle of this unit is 30% at 130 amps which is higher compared with another MIG welder.
5. SpoolRunner 100 Spool Gun
Hobart handler 190 MIG welder is spool gun ready MIG welder. Spool gun helps to weld aluminum more smoothly and extract the wire feeding problem. You can directly plug in the SpoolRunner 100 spool gun and work with it. You don’t need any additional control box for connecting a spool gun in it.
6. Built-in Contractor
Built-in contractor helps to use welding tool efficiently. It also ensures a safety feature by making the wire electrically cold when it is not being used.
7. Thermal Overload Protection System
Hobart 190 MIG welder has a thermal overload protection system that protects the machine from overheating. The function of this system is known to all. This feature ensures the long life of the electric device.
Hobart 190 Review is a portable unit. The weight of this machine is 78 pounds. So you can carry this machine with the help of a cart. This unit is not being moved by hand.
9. Lots of extras
Hobart handler 190 comes with everything that one need for welding. These are-
10. Cost and Warranty
The price of this unit is quite high, but you can’t expect a versatile welder machine at a low price. You will get many fantastic functions with this unit so you many spend little more for getting a good quality welder. Moreover, the warranty for this unit is five years.
Product’s Technical Information
24.2 x 13.3 x 18.7 inches
0.023" to 0.045"
Item Package Quantity
5 years limited warranty
Favors of Hobart Handler 190
Drawbacks of Hobart Spoolrunner 100
FAQ : Hobart 190 Review
Question: Does it come with spool gun?
Answer: If you order package 500554001 then you will get MIG gun and spool gun, but kit 500554 only comes with MIG gun.
Question: What is the spool capacity of this welder?
Answer: Maximum spool capacity of this welder is 11 lbs.
Question: Which gas is needed for aluminum and mild steel?
Answer: You will need a CO2 mix for mild steel and 100% argon for aluminum.
Question: Can this able to weld 24 gauge metals?
Answer: 24 gauge is very thin. It can weld up to 5/16 inches of metal.
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Hobart 190 MIG is a versatile MIG welder that can perform almost every welding project (light or heavy). As well it is a MIG ready and spool gun ready unit. Additionally, the warranty service is also reliable. So it will be the best option for you if you want a high performing welder.