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💥 BEGINNER WELDING SERIES - INSTALLING A WELDER OUTLET

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If your thinking about picking up welding as a hobby, or even a profession, this will be a fun series and a great place to start! It doesn't have to be difficult or overwhelming. I will help you figure out what you need and maybe save you some money on things you don't. In this episode, we discuss basic power requirements needed to begin welding. We install a welder outlet and I strike an arc with the 230 AC stick welder that hasn't been fired up in 15 years! ⇨ SUBSCRIBE to Brandon Lund DIY Builds: https://www.youtube.com/brandonlund THE TOOLS & GEAR I USE 🔴 https://www.amazon.com/shop/brandonlund Any commission earned from the above Amazon affiliate links all go towards helping to support my channel. MUSIC By: Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud FOLLOW ME ON ⇨ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lunddiybuilds ⇨ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LundDIYBuilds For Business Inquiries: [email protected] Disclaimer: These videos are intended for entertainment purposes only and as such, you should not attempt to do any of the things you see me doing. Always read and follow the manufacturer’s safety guidelines before handling tools. Seek professional advice and training before using any welding equipment. Never operate any tool without wearing the proper personal protective equipment. Final warning, Do not do the things you see me doing! This will be the first episode of the "Beginner Welding" series. This wont be just any ol' instructional video. We are going to be BUILDING SOME COOL STUFF as I share my personal experiences with you. Thanks for watching and be sure to check back often! Brandon
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vanduraful (29 days ago)
You answered the breaker mystery I’ve been curious about. Thank you!
Brandon Lund (28 days ago)
Your welcome! Glad I could help!
LLS 24 (1 month ago)
How much would an electrician charge to install the plug?
Brandon Lund (1 month ago)
I would think no less than $200
Steve Lipinski (1 month ago)
May be too late now, and it depends on your local code and the distance to whatever is feeding that sub panel, but a main disconnect in that sub panel would be best. Even if that means "back feeding" through a breaker to act as a main disconnect...
Brandon Lund (1 month ago)
Good point! I still might do that. I think I might even have a spare 2 pole 100 amp breaker. I'll have to see if I can find it. Thanks man!
Angelica Slots (1 year ago)
I love You!
OGAREW (1 year ago)
Hello, Brandon, Like  от меня  !!! Пришлось отсрочить бег и поглядеть твоё новое видео. Меня это тоже ждёт летом, когда поеду в отпуск. Буду тащить провод от дома в гараж. Там MIG/MAG, MMA , ленточный станок JET -нужно подновить проводку ! Хорошее видео, фурроров.
OGAREW (1 year ago)
Спасибо, друг ! Жду новое видео !
Brandon Lund (1 year ago)
Thanks buddy! Your going to need that power to run all that equipment your stocking up on! I plan to have a new video up this weekend! I had to post pone my run also...it was too cold to go out, so I decided to stay in and weld :) Take care brother!
Jacek Strzembkowski (1 year ago)
Thank you for the series. Although I have a different 230 or 400 Volts installation, but as to the rules, it is very useful to see what and how.
Brandon Lund (1 year ago)
+Jacek Strzembkowski thank you! This will be a very fun and interesting series. I'm really excited :)
Michelangelo Lavagno (1 year ago)
Thanks for your video Brandon .. very professional ciao
Brandon Lund (1 year ago)
Thank you very much! I'm glad you enjoyed it! I had a lot of fun also! :)
Tsunami101st (1 year ago)
Nice. Looking forward to the rest of the series.
Brandon Lund (1 year ago)
Thanks man! I am very excited about this series!
Jaques Daniels (1 year ago)
220/240 is standard juice over here in Euroland so we are kinda lucky there. I plug for 6013s because they can be used on transformers (buzzboxes) or inverters (they can "arc blow" sometimes on inverters but rod angle often reduces that massively), 7018s can be a PITA to restart so I only use em occasionally, be interesting to see how you get on with em on the buzzbox. They are supposed to be kept in an oven blah blah blah, but for home use I just keep mine in the house, I'm not welding any critical stuff. Stick and fluxcore MIG I do outside or by the open shop door with a fan at the bottom end of the shop to push the fumes out.Welding cart for first project?.Now you got all that power, you should be able to charge up your razor :).
Brandon Lund (1 year ago)
Jaques Daniels Hey there buddy! I never had much luck running 6013 on this machine. It could be rod angle like you mentioned. I plan to burn a bunch of various rods and see how it works out. I'm very curious to see how this will run a 7018ac rod. The 6011 rods you see in the video have been sitting in an unheated garage for 15 years! I can't believe they even lit lol! I might do a welding cart project...maybe one to hold multiple welders? So the deal at work was everyone had to go back to being clean shaven by January 1st. So now that everyone was clean shaven and high and tight, boss man decided that the beards could stay...im a bit undecided now! Lol.
D Rickard (1 year ago)
I've got what would be that welder older brother... But it needs some serious going through to be consistent. Tried the 7018ac rods and couldn't keep an arc. With new leads and tlc it may do better. I've got several welding projects started but the cold (I know it's not Maine cold but it is Alabama cold) has stalled them for now. Looking forward to this s series...
Brandon Lund (1 year ago)
D Rickard Thanks man. Yeah, I tore into this one about 15 years ago right before it went into hibernation. It wasn't holding its voltage settings. It's all good now though. Maybe I'll crack it open. It was pretty easy to clean / adjust.
rickbolin (1 year ago)
Love your videos Brandon. I’m looking forward to your upcoming welding series. Stay warm!
Brandon Lund (1 year ago)
rickbolin Thank you very much! This should be a very interesting series! Take care brother!
Bill's Builds (1 year ago)
Thanks for the video Brandon! Did I miss a video where you made those stars that are hanging on the wall? They look great! 👍🏻😉👊🏻
Brandon Lund (1 year ago)
Bill's Builds Thanks Bill, unfortunately I did not build those, my wife picked them up and insisted they went next to the copper flag :)
Gordon Reiher (1 year ago)
First! Yaaay welding! And stick welding to boot, which I definitely suck at.
Brandon Lund (1 year ago)
Gordon Reiher Hey Gordon! This should a very interesting series. Not only am I going to be teaching a few things, I'm also going to trying a few things I have never done before. We all may learn a few things during this series! Take care buddy!

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