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Old 09-17-2016, 12:03 AM   #381
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Just upgraded to an Alpha TIG, largely based off this thread. Ordered on Amazon for $690, and it showed up the next day.

I'm really psyched to start using it for its inaugural master cylinder brace project.
Please update when you start using it! I'm planning on getting one of these soon (though I have 0 welding experience) and would like to see how it performs for someone who actually does have some experiences.
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[QUOTE=Leafy;1347262]yup tig finger is awesome.

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Givem the finger - Tig Finger that is

Anything you can do to make yourself more steady is a plus.
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Alpha tig is the ****. I love this thing. Buy and no regret. Do it.
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Alpha tig is the ****. I love this thing. Buy and no regret. Do it.
Do you still feel this way?

Does anyone else who's owned this machine for awhile want to weigh in?
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Old 10-25-2016, 12:07 AM   #385
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Alpha tig is the ****. I love this thing. Buy and no regret. Do it.
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Old 10-25-2016, 12:24 AM   #386
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Alpha tig is the ****. I love this thing. Buy and no regret. Do it.

Thank you. It also looks like the 2016 version has some improvements over the 2015 version. Anyone have the 2016 version yet?

My bad. Looks like both of you have the 2016 version.

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Old 10-25-2016, 03:26 PM   #387
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I ordered me a Hobart 140 Mig welder today. I love Amazon prime and 2 day delivery, it along with wire and nozzles should be here Thursday. I will pick up a tank of gas in before the weekend. It should be interesting learning to MIG after already knowing how to TIG. I am looking forward to how easy it should be to tack weld exhaust pieces together under the car though.
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My Alpha tig finally showed up. I figured I would break it in by building a log manifold. Having never tig welded before or built a log manifold I am pretty happy with the results. I already know several things I will change when I do it again.



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