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No amps i dont seem to be getting any amps from my welder it turns on the fan runs but when i try to stick weld it doesn't run any bead it just seems to burn up the rod and it doesn't change even when i adjust the amps any ideas help

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  • walterkarrol May 11, 2010

    Have you been able to run a bead in the past with this welder? What kind of rods are you using? What kind of welder? Is it 110v or 220? Could be a couple things. The rehostat could be shot. Your transformer may not be adusting the voltage/amperage right. Welders are pretty simple machines. Basically, ground, electrode holder, rehostat, and a transformer rectifier. Let me know your experince level also.

  • shane covert May 11, 2010

    need to know make of welder to help you

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