Hobart Handler 125 MIG Welder comes in a small size and this welder from Hobart company is thought to be the best MIG welder. This Hobart 500495 Handler 125 MIG 115-Volt welder has some unique feature and this unique feature makes this welder best among all of them. Though Hobart handler 125 MIG welder is a small welder, it can do many unusual tasks. To know more about Hobart Handler 125 Review read the below description.
Key Features of Hobart Handler 125 MIG Welder
1. Easy to set up and use
Like another MIG welder from Hobart company, Hobart 125 welder also very easy to set up and use. One needs deficient skill to operate this machine by reading and understanding the manual correctly. Moreover, the manual is given with the machine by the company. The manual has every detail about the machine. So one can smoothly operate this machine without any trouble if he/she understands the manual clearly.
2. Run in standard household current
We can run this Hobart handler 125 Welder in a typical household current of 115V. That means one can run this MIG welder smoothly where 115V of the power supply is available. It is the most useful feature of it because we do not need any extra power supply to operate it.
The unique feature of Hobart handler 125 MIG welder is that this welder machine is convertible in two phases. We can use this machine with flux core wire as well as a gas MIG welding machine by using the number of gas tank and regulator. All the process of gas welding is described explicitly in the manual. Moreover, if we want clean weld with less to spatter then, we should use 75 argon/25 CO2 or C-25 gas in the thickness between 24 gauge to 1/8 inches.
4. High duty cycle (comparing with another MIG welder with the same feature)
To protect the machine, it automatically shuts down, and after a while, it starts again, and this state of the machine is known as a duty cycle. The duty cycle of Hobart handler 125 is 20% at 90A (quite high). Moreover, in this duty cycle, one can easily weld any household equipment and short-term industrial project.
5. Mass range of wire thickness
The thickness of the wire of Hobart 115V MIG welder is from 0.023 inches to 0.030 inches in 0.6mm to 0.8mm solid cable. One should bear in mind that low power welding requires thin wire and high power welding need thicker wire for good result.
6. Work with a high thickness of steel or metal
Hobart 125 welder can weld thick steel or metal from 24 gauge to 3/16 inches. This range is quite high. Moreover, Handler 125 can weld this high range of thick metal very effectively.
7. Electrically crisp trigger
Hobart handler 125 MIG Welder has a safety feature of electric cold trigger like another MIG welder in the market. This feature reduces the chances of happening any accident.
8. Carrying handle (portability)
The weight of Hobart handler 125 Welder is 53 pounds (meager to take or transport), and it has a handle for carrying this machine efficiently. So one can quickly move this machine and run it anywhere having a minimum power supply.
9. Four voltage control setting and self-restarting system
Hobart handler 125 MIG Welder has four voltage control system, and it also has a self-restarting feature that helps to protect the machine from over-heating. Moreover, this feature ensures the long-lastingness of the machine.
10. Value and warranty
The importance of Hobart 125 MIG welder is quite high, but if we compare the price with its feature then it is not too much. Moreover, the warranty for this Hobart MIG welder is standards 5/3/1. Furthermore, they provide very reliable warranty service and never make any trouble with their warranty.
Product’s Technical Information
13 x 10 x 17 inches
Standard 5/3/1 years warranty
Some Advantage of Hobart 125 Welder
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FAQ : Hobart Handler 125 Review
Question: Can this welder be easily converted to gas welding?
Answer: Yes we can convert this MIG welder to gas welding with enough accessories (must buy separately).
Question: How much power do we need the generator to run this Hobart handler 125 MIG Welder outside the home?
Answer: we need above 2500 watts of the generator to operate this MIG welder. Under 2500 watts will decrease the cycle time.
Question: How much time is provided for the warranty of this MIG welder?
Answer: The warranty for inside electric parts is five years, and other parts have three years warranty.
Question: Is the warranty service is reliable?
Answer: Yes, the warranty service is very reliable.
Question: Is it necessary to change the tips for different wire?
Answer: Yes, we have to buy a different size of tips for separate size wire.
If we can afford the budget of Hobart Handler 125 then we should buy this MIG welder because it is the top MIG welder in the market among all the welders. The size of Hobart 500495 Handler 125 MIG 115-Volt is low and very easy to carry. After considering all the features of MIG 125 welder, we hope people will make a wise decision to purchase.