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Cobra

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Just received a new Everlast PowerPro 205SI.
TIG/Stick/Plasma Cutting.
Manual does not say anything but is there any recommended break-in routine?
Just going though the setup now to get 50A service and clean dry air for it.
Thanks
jim
 

Ray C

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No break-in needed. I would recommend using all the functions just to make sure everything checks-out. I have basically the same model "250SI" it's been working just fine for about 5 years or more. The rheostat in the foot pedal went bad after a year or so. No big deal... Replacement part was a few bucks and when I called them about it, they sent me 2 of them.

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Congratulations Jim, I think you'll be very happy with that machine.

I have been thinking about plasma since I got my PowerTIG 250EX in 2014.

-brino
 

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No break-in needed. I would recommend using all the functions just to make sure everything checks-out. I have basically the same model "250SI" it's been working just fine for about 5 years or more. The rheostat in the foot pedal went bad after a year or so. No big deal... Replacement part was a few bucks and when I called them about it, they sent me 2 of them.

Ray
Thanks Ray. Got to most today. Need to try the AC TIG on AL tomorrow.
First time trying the plasma cutter. That is one cool gadget.
 
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