Looks like the forum has been a little quiet lately, so I thought I'd post one of our Facebook questions to help spur some conversation:

"I am confused by the data available on the size of arc/stick welder I can run. Current power supply is 120v 20amp. Seems to be that the limit is a 100amp stick welder, as anything bigger requires 240v even with the inverter types. Will be a while before can get 240v wired to the location I'd be welding in. Are there any higher amp options to run off my power?" - Jeffrey Beyer
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  • Accepted Answer

    Wednesday, May 04 2016, 10:14 PM - #permalink
    I can run my AHP AlphaTig on 110 volt and get about 140 amps for stick and 155 for tig.

    All on a 20 amp 110 volt plug..
    I love my job!

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    Friday, February 03 2017, 02:38 PM - #permalink
    You can also get a Quick 220 box and use 220 volts from two 110 circuits..
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    Saturday, February 18 2017, 05:50 PM - #permalink
    Never heard of a quick 220 box.
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