Question about Lincoln Ranger 250 Gxt Welder Generator K23824

# It will strike an arc but has no power to burn a rod doesnt matter how small new or old rod is.only has 150 hrs on it

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It sounds as though there is a fault with the rectifier. In which case you'd need to take it to a repair shop to get it repaired properly

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