Question about Lincoln Electric K1297 AC/DC 225/125 Stick Welder

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Hi i bought an older ac 225c lincoln welder the 220 plug is differant from all my 220 supplies in my home circuit. what type of plug is it and what kind of adaptor do i need. thank you brett also i put an ohm meter on the stick wire and the groung clamp and the needel showed there was ohms is this normal the welder was off. thank you

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Easy fix friend look at the face of your plug (the faces that go togeather).
there should be wrighting there. most welder have eather 30A/250V ,40A/250V or 50A/250V plugs. if you have a pluge that is larger then what you need already just change the pluge and breaker to the right ones. but dont upsize them the wire wont handle the and it wouldn work right amyway. Trust me i do electrical contracting for my living. if you need a new pluge put in just post and add on kijiji and you should be able to get it for a low price. if you need any other info drop me a line.

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Your best bet is to go down to you local hardware store and pick up a plug the same as you are currently using in your shop. Hope this helps

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