Originally Posted by brimy311
My hat in the ring...
Get the best welder you can afford. Try to stay with Blue or Red machines. Get more welder then you think you need. Buy Used. Use craigshelper.com to search for used machines. If it's Red or Blue you will be able to get parts for it no matter how old the machine is. If you look around, you can find a mig with a bottle for about $1000.
Thanks, I am watching craiglist really close and trying to see if the local welding supply will match online pricing.