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Lincoln Electric Handy Core 115V Flux Cored Welder Kit — 70 Amp Output, Model# K2278-1

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The Lincoln Electric Handy Core wire feed welder is a tremendous asset if you have home repair or hobby projects in your game plan. This reliable welder is a great pick for welding 18-ga. to 1/8in. mild steel and comes with everything you need to get started quickly. The Handy Core includes a gun and cable assembly, work lead, work clamp and input power cable, all attached at the factory to save you time. In addition, a spool of self-shielded, flux-cored wire electrode, a welding hand shield and a chipping hammer/brush are provided in this kit, providing a complete solution.

What's Included

  • (1) Welding gun/cable assembly
  • (1) Work cable/clamp
  • (1) 1-lb. spool of .035in. flux-cored wire
  • (2) Contact tips
  • (1) Welding hand shield with #10 filter plate and clear glass cover plate
  • (1) Chipping hammer/brush

Features + Benefits

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  • 35–88 Amp output
  • Welds up to 1/8in. mild steel
  • Runs on standard household 115V AC power
  • Cold contractor safety feature keeps welding wire electrically "cold" until gun trigger is pressed
  • Four output ranges; proper welding procedures are easy to set even for the novice welder
  • Fan-cooled construction for durability and long life

Key Specs

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Item#167746
Ship Weight45.0 lbs
Volts115
Amps35–88
Duty Cycle20% @ 70A
Mig ReadyNo
Wire Feed Speed ControlNo
Weldable MetalsMild steel
Weld Thickness (in.)18 ga.–1/8 in. mild steel
Clamp Cable Length (ft.)10
Regulator and Gas Hose IncludedNo
Shielding Gas RequiredNo
Welding Wire Diameter (in.).035
Power Cord (ft.)8
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)18 x 8 3/4 x 12 3/4

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Volts
115 115 120 230 230
Amps
35–88 140 140 130 Amps @ 21.5V DC 250
Duty Cycle
20% @ 70A 20% @ 90A 20% @ 90A 30% @ 130A 60% @ 175A
Mig Ready No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wire Feed Speed Control
No Yes 50-500 IPM Infinite Yes, 0–700 IMP
Weldable Metals Mild steel Steel, aluminum, stainless Steel, aluminum Steel, aluminum, stainless Steel, stainless, aluminum
Weld Thickness (in.) 18 ga.–1/8 in. mild steel 24-ga. up to 1/4 in. steel Up to 5/16 in. mild steel 24 ga. to 5/16 in. steel in single pass 1/2
Clamp Cable Length (ft.) 10 10 10 10 10
Regulator and Gas Hose Included No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shielding Gas Required No Optional Yes, when welding MIG No for Flux Core, Yes for MIG Yes - for solid wire; No - for flux core wire
Welding Wire Diameter (in.) .035 0.023 – 0.035 .025–.045 0.024, 0.030, 0.035 0.023 /0.24, 0.030, 0.035, 0.045
Power Cord (ft.) 8 10 6 6 10
Cart - Not included No No Yes, integrated cylinder cart
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
18 x 8 3/4 x 12 3/4 12 x 18 x 24 18 5/8 x 10 1/8 x 14 19 1/2 x 10 5/8 x 12 3/8 31 1/2 x 18 7/8 x 36 1/2