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    So i use this unit to cut up the scraps from...

    So i use this unit to cut up the scraps from plasma cutting off the table. This machine has been used and abused.... A LOT. This unit was one that originally had an improper spark gap set. Fixed...
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    Need some help with a power master 256

    Hey all,

    I got a oldie but goodie pm256 this is more for technical help then anything. It has been working great up till a couple days ago when I was cleaning off the plasma table scraps and it...
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    PP80S Duty Cycle

    So I am confused what is the duty cycle on this unit. on page says 60% at 60amps and another say 100% at 63 amps. Which is correct?

    Also while i am at it. I am putting this on a plasma table...
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    thanks rambozo, you gave me a couple things to...

    thanks rambozo, you gave me a couple things to think about. Software wise i am using sheet cam to generate g-code and my machine is running using planet cnc controller. So far i love the setup. as...
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    Pilot arc stability

    Hey all... So i have a question, why else would i be posting here right? And be for tech support flames me i know i know the pp256 is not designed for cnc use, but that's what i currently have set up...
  6. Thread: 80s question

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    Fyi found a post on a another forum about...

    Fyi found a post on a another forum about modifying a torch head.

    If i can use the 20' cable i have now i will be in business.

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  7. Thread: 80s question

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    80s question

    hey all while i wait for some help i thought i would ask, more so directed to everlast staff but i am looking at the 80s and i notice it has a different connector then the old pp256 i have. this will...
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    pp256 need help

    In need of tech support,

    I has in the garage tonight finishing work some cutting and welding on my cnc router/ plasma table ( that i am planing on buying an 80s for) i am building and the fiance...
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    Thanks guys i did some reading up on it before...

    Thanks guys i did some reading up on it before and after i posted, i just wasnt sure if anyone had any luck with it.
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    Add Mig to a PP 256

    Hey all i love my PP256 to death done alot of work with it so far, i recently bought a new home and i have taken on the roll of welder/ fabricator in my neighbor hood. Who is to complain about free...
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    It wouldnt be hard to chage the 30 to a 40 amp...

    It wouldnt be hard to chage the 30 to a 40 amp breaker but the only concern would be come what is the gauge of wire and how far does it run to the plug.

    Is this plug put in for the welder or other...
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    You know i am absoulute pleased with my pm256 so...

    You know i am absoulute pleased with my pm256 so far, but he made a couple valid points. The 35% duty cycle when maxed out defiently would cut into your weld time though i have yet to weld at max 1/4...
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    Wow nice cart did you wing it or do you have any...

    Wow nice cart did you wing it or do you have any kinda of plans that you went off of?
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    LOL yup all operater error =P the word of the day...

    LOL yup all operater error =P the word of the day is CLEAN, make sure everything is CLEAN CLEAN CLEAN! and your welds will look awsome other wise your just wasteing your time.
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    Sticky: I hear ya there i was more or less just poseing...

    I hear ya there i was more or less just poseing the question because at work we use the non clorinated and someone said that its just the clorinated that causes the problems, So i was just asking....
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    Tell me about it but ye i got home tonight after...

    Tell me about it but ye i got home tonight after work and layed a couple bead and they were just about what i expected to see. Decent stack need to work on timeing and spaceing but over all a lot...
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    Well i knwo after doing some research and talking...

    Well i knwo after doing some research and talking to some welder budies i know, i used the wrong term. I was talking more about piting or bubbleing along the way. And it was cause by my error, after...
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    Well i think i actauly fixed my problem here, i...

    Well i think i actauly fixed my problem here, i was useing the recomeded balance based on a miller come to find out after reading another post here on the forums these machines are actualy oppiste of...
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    Cratering in steel

    So i had some 1" x 1/4 flat steel stock laying around cut 4 4" and tacked them into a tube shape. started welding the edges up. Right of the bat someing was wrong. I really didnt use much filler rod...
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    Tig welding aluminum

    So i got my new PM 256 working and i figured i would start practiceing welding aluminum. Had some scrap 1/4 and some scrap 3/8 maybe a little thinner. started on the 1/4 just laying rows of dimes...
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    Sticky: So question on the breake clean, there is two...

    So question on the breake clean, there is two different types of brake clean. Chlorinated and non-Chlorinated, i dont have a can here in front of me but are they both deadly or is it just the...
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    Ye i figured that out after reading some of the...

    Ye i figured that out after reading some of the posts...
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    Used the plasma last night Worked perfect. ...

    Used the plasma last night Worked perfect.

    Went to start seting up my tig, hooked up my water cooler setup to ckech for proper flow... big suppries when water started shooting out the back of my...
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    I was seting up my tig today and my lines are...

    I was seting up my tig today and my lines are screwd up as well...
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    Got my new PM256

    Well got home from work last night, wired it up and hooked up the stick clamp and did a little bit of sitck welding. Works pretty good, tonight after work ill test plasma cutting and tomorow im...
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