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Hobart Champion 145 Welder/Generator, 145A

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Portable and compact, the Hobart Champion 145 Welder/Generator provides up to 4500 surge watts of AC power, wherever and whenever you need it. The unit provides up to 145 Amps of DC welding power, making it an ideal choice for maintenance and repair projects.

  • 145 Amp welder for up to 5/32 in. diameter DC stick electrodes
  • Welds 1/8 in. up to 1/4 in. mild steel in a single pass
  • Four 20-Amp 120 VAC GFCI receptacles, one 50-Amp 240 VAC (6-50R) receptacle, all with heavy-duty covers
  • 40 to 145 Amp output
  • 4,500 watts peak, 4,000 watts continuous AC generator power
  • Duty cycle - 30% at 130 amps
  • 6-1/4 gallon fuel tank for longer run time
  • 10 HP Briggs & Stratton Intek 4-cycle OHV engine with recoil start
  • Rugged and portable
  • Weighs 235 lb.
  • Includes: Running gear
  • Cable kit not included

NOTE: This product is gas powered. Please see our Terms & Conditions for specific instructions for product repairs and returns.

NOTE: This product ships via over-the-road common carrier truck. Carrier destination shipping charges are included in the order shipping fee that will be displayed in the shopping cart. This product is delivered to the ground level exterior of your home and requires signature upon delivery. For more information, please refer to our Terms & Conditions.

Specification Description
Brand: Hobart
Duty Cycle: 30% @ 130 A
Process Type: DC Stick
Product Height: 26-1/8 in.
Product Length: 31-1/4 in.
Product Weight: 235 lb.
Surge Generator Power: 4500 W
Weld Thickness: 1/8 in. - 1/4 in.
Width: 20-5/8 in.
Power Type: Gas
Continuous Generator Power: 4000 W
Product Type: Welders
Manufacturer Part Number 500563
Hobart Champion 145 Welder/Generator, 145A is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 67.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product! Bought this welder at a very good price and works very good! I wish it came with the cables to start welding out of the Box but it's still a very good price and a good starting Welder.
Date published: 2019-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good and dependable This welder is made by the big dog Miller. Yes made with cheaper parts but for the price these are just as good and dependable. So good I bought two of them
Date published: 2019-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great welder. I bought this welder to use around the farm and it performs great. The welds are strong and burns rods very nicely. The engine is a constant speed but overall it is very quite and does not burn a ton of gas. After 4 hours of welding I only used a third of a tank. The only thing I can think of to complain about this machine is that if two people are working off of it you have to take turns using the power. You cannot weld and grind at the same time. Which really is not a big deal to me because I hardly ever have anyone else working with me.
Date published: 2019-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice machine Waited a long time to buy and I was not disappointed. Nice machine
Date published: 2019-03-12
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Can you run a 27i plasma cutter off this machine or a 12i,both made by Hobart.

Asked by: Kt1650
The 12ci and 27i cutters will not operate on the Champion 145 welder / generator unit.
Answered by: BrittanyH
Date published: 2016-11-08

What length of leads do u recommend for this machine

Asked by: HRMM
The best kit would be 193067 which is a 20/15 foot #4 welding lead kit. You can go up to a 195195 #2 welding lead kit that is 50 feet each lead.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-01-17

What size rod can you weld with it. Can you weld pipe fence

Asked by: jettex
The unit can run up to 5/32 rods and weld up to 1/4" material. The unit is rated at 145 amps maximum output and can weld with rods capable of that amperage. Pipe fence should be doable if the material is generally no thicker than 1/4".
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2018-04-19

Can you add a throttle control to the carburetor on this machine?

Asked by: DonWelds
No. This unit has to run at operating speed to produce both weld and generator power.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-01-18

Will this unit weld 1'' sucker rod for pipe fencing?

Asked by: mykal
Yes.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2019-01-10

does this machine have hi/low idle control ?

Asked by: tucsonlouie
No. This machine does not have a High/ Low Idle control.
Answered by: WillR
Date published: 2017-05-31

Can I carry this unit on the back of my truck for my gob with all weather conditions Rain etc??

Asked by: Chavajr1
Yes.
Answered by: Hobart Specialist
Date published: 2018-10-16

Can you tig with this machine if you reverse the leads?

Asked by: 10 pt
NO this welder can not be tigged because it is a stick welder.
Answered by: Alicia M
Date published: 2017-01-27
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