Hobart 500551 Ez Tig 165I Review

By October 4, 2016Tools
Hobart 500551 EZ TIG 165i 230-Volt Inverter-Based AC/DC Welder
Price: $1,379.99
You save: $270.01 (16 %)
9 new from $1,379.990 used
  • Easy-to-Use Interface; All you need to do is power it up, select your material, and set the material thickness range
  • Fan-On-Demand feature allows the fan to run only when needed, reducing dust/debris pulled into the unit
  • Welds 22 ga up to 3/16 in. both AC (aluminum) and DC
  • HF start to allow for a non-contact arc start to eliminate tungsten and material contamination
  • Infinite Amperage Control provides broader operating range with finer control
Warranty: The single knob control simplifies the setup and execution processes for practically any operation.
Amps: Included is an amperage regulating foot pedal that greatly enhances precision welding capability.
Cooling: The on-demand fan adds fan life and reduces debris-induction into the case, so don’t worry about clutter or over-heating.
Warranty: This machine comes with a 5-year warranty, among the best in the industry and an impressive offering.
Weight: At 62 lbs., this the heaviest of the machines we reviewed. While that may be the case, the potential it has makes this weight worth it.

Francis K.

About Francis K.

Francis K. doesn’t stray too far from his toolshed. In fact, other than a brief stint at college, he’s been working on DIY projects or professional woodworking since he was a teenager. If it involves handiwork and a little elbow grease, he’s your guy.