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Any Of You Used Or Know Some One Who Has Used The Multiplaz 3500 Welder?


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Posted July 18, 2014 - 07:55 PM

I don't have the money , but sounds like the perfect tool if I could. Just interested to hear any feedback on how they have worked and held up.

Here is the info if you are not familiar with it.

http://www.multiplaz.com/about
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Posted July 18, 2014 - 11:25 PM

Very interesting, I would want to see and use one for a while before investing in one of them. If it works as the AD states, it would be useful !!



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Posted July 19, 2014 - 12:43 AM

Nope but I would sure like to get my hands on one for a couple of years to write a review on it if it works as advertized.  It would free up a lot of space, and money, in the shop.


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Posted July 19, 2014 - 05:01 AM

Not a crazy price (2000$) if it does what it says, reliably and with low consumables cost. It looks to me like it's primarily a cutter and that to weld you do it TIG style with a filler rod. It's not like a MIG with a wire feed or a rod welder with an electrode that is the filler. I see it is being promoted at a maker fair in Detroit. Perhaps they can use a bunch of them to remake the city!! Sorry, couldn't resist. All jokes aside, this would appeal to the DIY types out there. The other thing I notice is no description of the recipe for the alcohol/water mix that is used as a shield. It says not to use methyl hydrate but not what the actual formula is. 



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Posted July 19, 2014 - 06:20 AM

That sure is interesting. I'd like to hear some testimonials too.

It sure would be nice to get away from the oxy/acetylene bottle

rental money pit.


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Posted July 19, 2014 - 06:40 AM

The first time I read about it was in the Farm Show paper. I then saw a follow up where some people that had bought it were pleased with their purchase. It uses 50%,alcohol for some things and 70% for other.
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Posted July 19, 2014 - 08:06 AM

I have been saving up for a plasma cutter since I already have a Lincoln 175 MIG welder and an older Hobart 300 amp sick welder.  A couple of months ago I had to refill a 130 cubic foot acetylene tank for my cutting torch and the $140 bill just about floored me.  

 

In the testimonials for this machine one of the reviewers works about 40 miles from home so I am considering making the drive over to watch him operate the unit.  The price is about triple what I would have to pay for just a plasma cutter though so the machine would have to be pretty special to make it worth the money to me.


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Posted July 19, 2014 - 09:32 AM

Not enough cutting capacity for me.  I'm quite pleased with my plasma cutter & it's 1" cutting capacity.  I still need my acetylene torch for heating & such, but rarely use it for cutting since I have the plasma.  

  As they improve this Multiplaz technology, I figure it will be much better, but I'll stick to what I have for now.


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