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I just bought a AC225 stick welder, there are two cables coming out of the machine, I don't know which one is the work cable and which one is the holder cable?

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It doesn't matter which one you use because it's alternating current, normally the longer one is your electrode holder cable so you have more cable to move around with,but either way it will work, if it's a D.C. welder then all your doing is using reverse polarity and in some cases welding this type of welding is superior to straight polarity

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