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Hobart Champion 145 Welder/Generator, 145A, 500563

SKU: 102844099
Hobart Champion 145 Welder/Generator, 145A, 500563
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TSC of lake ariel #1550
454 hamlin hwy ste 100a
lake ariel, PA 18436
(570) 689-7990
TSC of lake ariel #1550
454 hamlin hwy ste 100a
lake ariel, PA 18436
(570) 689-7990
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Champion 145 Welder/Generator - for those who occasionally need and/or desire to weld, this stick welder/generator offers an all-in-one solution for portable power and welding, up to 4,500 watts.

  • Generator power - 4,500 watts surge power and 4,000 watts continuous power.
  • Large muffler - Quiet operation.
  • Briggs & Stratton Intek engine - No need for you to take breaks to fill up the tank. Fuel-efficient engine with 6.25-gallon fuel tank for longer run times.
  • Versatile receptacle package - with four 20A, 120 VAC GFCI receptacles and one 240 VAC (6-50R) receptacle with covers, allows you to obtain power for with 120 or 240 V tools or appliances.
  • 145 amp DC welder - Allows you to weld DC stick electrodes up to 5/32 in. diameter.
  • Lightweight and rugged - Portable at 222 lb. (101 kg) with running gear and rollbar frame built for your added protection.

Specification Description
Engine Brand: Briggs & Stratton Intek engine
Engine RPM: 3600
Product Length: 31.25 in.
Special Feature(s): This portable and rugged machine is designed for longer run time.
CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Running Watts: 4,000 watts
Engine Displacement: 306
Response Time: 15 seconds
Product Width: 20.625 in.
Number of Circuits: 3
Part Number: 500563
Full Load Fuel Consumption: 0.75 gal./hr
Frequency: 4 KVA/KW, 120/240 V, 60 HZ
Product Weight: 207 lb.
Transfer Switch Amps: 50 Amps/ 20 Amps
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Intended Use Grade: Residential
Type: Welder/Generator
Warranty: Hobart 5/3/1 in.dustrial Warranty
Cooling Type: Air cooled
Product Height: 24.75 in.
Brand: Hobart
Decibel Rating: 68 dB
Manufacturer Part Number 500563
Hobart Champion 145 Welder/Generator, 145A, 500563 is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 106.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hobart 145 I purchased to replace a Lincoln with the Robin Subaru. This my second Hobart 145. The engine starts in cold weather and it has a larger fuel tank than my old Lincoln. I have it mounted on a service truck so the larger fuel tank keeps me from having to climb up and add fuel. A great product.
Date published: 2020-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Welder generator Welds a little hotter then my Miller blue star 160 ,but that's ok .I am happy with welder
Date published: 2020-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy welder Love this welder is pretty quiet and welds beautifully id recomend this to any welder or homeowner if your gonna weld something do it once
Date published: 2019-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to Use Great unit and easy to start! First pull start every time.
Date published: 2019-11-02
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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
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
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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