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A high quality machine that does a great job.
Recently purchased a Unimig 182 to replace a 15 year old CIG WELDSKILLS 135 that performed poorly from day one. What a massive improvement. I now get smooth, clean mig welds comparable to a large commercial mig I used for many years. The Unimig 182 is quick and easy to set up. Covers a good range of different gauge materials and looks and feels very well made. Using with gas and am very happy with this machine.
First time buying a "decent" welder.. I've only ever used cheap Chinese mugs in the past. It's taken almost no time at all to settle in and get a feel for my new viper 182. It's easy to setup, dials a robust and spaced well to make adjustment while wearing welding gloves easy & accurate. I'm very happy with my purchase
Much improved over my previous mig welder
Easier to setup. Much smoother stick arc welding. Less spatter when MIG welding. Very clear and understandable manual. The manual is an absolute credit to its author. The earth clamp is the first one I've seen of this high quality.
It’s not bad
I am not a great welder by any means but I am doing a lot better with the new welder I only use core-flux’s wire and this does the job well. This welder is a lot bigger that I need I would have gone for the smaller model but it does not take the 5kg spool I am happy with it hope to get many year out of it and the extra warranty was a bounce as well.
Purchased in July 2020 for $655.00.
Excellent welder, portable
I have been looking for a home workshop welder for some time to carry out those light gauge steel projects instead of dragging one home from work on the weekends. Welds beautifully on flux cored wire, haven't tried gas yet. Hoping to purchase an aluminium spool gun as well.
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Been welding a long time I’m very happy, brought this for odd jobs, straight out of the box factory settings, welds smooth and functions really well with gas, would be a great machine for a beginner, Awsum!
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I Just Lerve this Machine!!!
Smooth and a joy to set!
Even a novice would get good results.
I have had a mig previously but now I know how a great machine performs.
Only issue is in the instructions it states the spool thread is left handed. It is right handed!!!!!!!
Purchased in June 2020 for $650.00.
So glad I chose this welder
Being new to welding, I was confused as to what I should buy. After great advice from my Gasweld dude I settled on this Unimig. I couldn't be happier. A numpty like me can now make 2 pieces of steel into 1. This welder is so easy to set up and use. Welding is now less of a black art.
Purchased in June 2020 for $655.00.
Purchased a 182 Unimig welder this month. Used it today for the 1st time.
The unit was very easy to set up with the owner manual very easy to understand. Controls are very easy to use and precise. The welder performed very well and produces great result. Would recommend to anyone. Great unit.
Purchased in May 2020 for $668.50.
What a powerful little beast.
Always enjoyed metal fabrication & laying that perfect weld down every time is a must. Setting this little beast up was simple, quick & the way Unimig has made the Viper 182 is perfect for me.
UNI MIG VIPER 182
Was recommended by a friend, This is awesome welder, coming from just a stick, makes my little jobs fun. Easy to use was given a run down by where I bought it from Sedl Agencies on how to use it and install wire correctly.
Purchased in January 2020.
I can’t believe how good this machine is
I’ve owned a basic Mig Welder for home hobbyist work for twenty years and can’t believe how good this machine is. I’ve always used solid wire/argon and that’s how I use this machine. Neat features like burn back control to prevents those constant wire sticking problems, and the manual feed button for loading and trimming wire.
But best of all it produces beautiful welds, without stutter, I’m loving it.
Purchased in December 2019 for $600.00.
Cheap and nasty!!! Don't waste your money
The title says it all. Total waste of money. Built worse than the titanic. Cheap build quality from the flimsy parts to the loose screws holding it together. And the guide settings for material thickness was totally useless. It's more suited to being a kids toy than a proper welder.
Purchased in February 2018 for $650.00.
Mighty little machine
Great welder it took me about an hour or so to get the settings for the different metals just right but now Im welding everything from thin tubings to 10-15 mm steel. I highly recommend this welder for the home welder to the more experienced
Questions & Answers
Can the Viper 182 mk2 be used for scratch Tig if you reverse the polarity and run it on stick?
Hi there. Yes it can.
I live off grid on generators i just purchased the viper 185 what is the wattage the manual and website says the amps but not watts
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