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    Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Not mine, but a smoking hot deal. Too good not to share here. seller is asking $100

    https://worcester.craigslist.org/tls...232742894.html

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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    That is a good deal on a fine machine!
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    OMG. Thats a real welder. Somebody grab it FAST !

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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Certainly cheap enough. It's an older one with that polarity switch and handle.

    17 day old though........it'd been gone in 17 minutes here. Still worth a try.
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    If I didn't already have a big old welder, I would go get it. But I REALLY don't have the room for it.
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Quote Originally Posted by Pipeliner View Post
    It's an older one with that polarity switch and handle.
    .
    yeah..

    my 1961 looks about the same.

    if you go get it, bring a friend.... It's a heavy Sumbiotch
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    You can also tell it's age by AC being in the middle position on the polarity switch. They had a code number break in the late 60's I think and the newer polarity switches have DC+ in the middle.


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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Quote Originally Posted by Louie1961 View Post
    If I didn't already have a big old welder, I would go get it. But I REALLY don't have the room for it.
    Just a thought but, maybe get it and flip it for a few extra dollars.
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Just a thought but, maybe get it and flip it for a few extra dollars.
    I just had the same thought

    We'll see if he responds or if it is gone already.
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Quote Originally Posted by Louie1961 View Post
    I REALLY don't have the room for it.
    I feel your pain. You can only stack stuff on top of other stuff so high before

    Quote Originally Posted by John T View Post
    If you go get it, bring a friend....
    It 23 hours the wrong direction for me. And that's with no pee breaks.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sparkie View Post
    You can also tell it's age by AC being in the middle position on the polarity switch. They had a code number break in the late 60's I think and the newer polarity switches have DC+ in the middle.
    I've got a 1973 still configured that way - looks original.
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    I need to research the time of the changeover. I know 75 was DC + in the middle for sure


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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Code 7100 is the break point when the changed the polarity switch


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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Quote Originally Posted by John T View Post

    if you go get it, bring a friend.... It's a heavy Sumbiotch
    I love mine, and I agree with John!


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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Two words- engine hoist. One man show for me.

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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    The welder itself weighs right around 350 lbs. A Dialarc 250 is about 365 lbs.
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Quote Originally Posted by Oldendum View Post
    The welder itself weighs right around 350 lbs.
    C or non C ?
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Quote Originally Posted by John T View Post
    C or non C ?
    I weighed my non C Idealarc and it was right at 360# as well.
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    this thing can't still be for sale after 23 days.....

    somebody buy this before I have to drive 1-1/2 hours on principle...
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Quote Originally Posted by John T View Post
    this thing can't still be for sale after 23 days.....

    somebody buy this before I have to drive 1-1/2 hours on principle...
    Why didnt you leave this past weekend and go pick it up!
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    Quote Originally Posted by smawgmaw View Post
    Why didnt you leave this past weekend and go pick it up!
    Louie has first dibs...



    actually I think it's closest to Zap than anyone...
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    Re: Lincoln Idealrc 250 AC/DC stick welder

    If it would have been close to me, and it is not, I would have snatched it up in a second. Dibs or no dibs.
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