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What are the Best Welding Sleeves? Read the Reviews Here

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreLength Price RangeTop Pick: Mechanix Wear MHS-05-500 Heat Sleeve8718"$$Runner Up: US Forge 99411 23-Inch Welders Sleeve8423"$Black Stallion BSX Kevlar Sleeves8118"$While

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Roundup of the Best Welding Books

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreKindlePrice RangeTop Pick:  How To Weld (Motorbooks Workshop)95No$$Runner Up: Welding for Dummies90Yes$$Welding Skills84No$Learn to Weld: Beginning MIG Welding and

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2018’s Best Auto Darkening Welding Lenses: A Complete Buyers Guide

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreView Size                    PriceTop Pick: Esab SENTINEL A50943.54” x 1.18”$$$$Runner Up: Lincoln Electric Welding

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The Top Metal Lathes Reviewed

Product Name & AwardOur ScorePrice RangeTop Pick: GRIZZLY G0602 BENCH TOP METAL LATHE87$$$$Runner Up: SHOP FOX M1099 10 BY 26-INCH BENCH LATHE83$$$$JET 321360A75$$$$$GRIZZLY G868872$$$CENTRAL MACHINERY

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2018’s Best Flux-Core Welders: Top 5 FCAW Machines Reviewed

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreAMPsPrice RangeTop Pick: GoPlus MIG 13092105$$Runner Up: Forney Easy Weld 29989125$$$Super Deal MIG 13084120$$$Lotos MIG 14079140$$$$Arksen MIG 13075120$$$Flux Core Arc

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Reviews of the Best Metal Miter Saws

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreAMPsPrice RangeTop Pick: Makita LC 1230 12"9015$$$$Runner Up: DeWalt D28710 14"8515$$$Hitachi C10FCE28115$$Porter Cable PC14CTSD 14"7915$$DeWalt DW8727415$$For a professional

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The Best MIG and TIG Welding Gloves – 2018 Buyers Guide

Product Name & AwardOur ScorePrice RangeTop Pick: Lincoln Electric Traditional MIG/Stick Welding Glove92$Runner Up: Tillman Medium Pearl Top Grain Cowhide Gloves90$$Tillman 24D Top Grain Pearl Kidskin

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Welding Aprons and Bibs Reviewed

Product Name & AwardOur ScorePrice RangeTop Pick: STEINER 92166 BIB APRON90$$HOBART 77068688$LINCOLN ELECTRIC BROWN83$$CAIMAN 313680$$JOYUTOY 24-INCH BY 36-INCH WELDING BIB APRON74$$Welding is a hazardous

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Guide on Selecting the Best Auto Darkening Welding Helmet

Product Name & AwardOur ScorePrice RangeTop Pick: LINCOLN ELECTRIC VIKING 335090$$$$ANTRA AH6ADD84$$​JACKSON SAFETY 4613183$$A decent welding helmet (protective cap) is imperative while doing any

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2018’s Best Stick Welders: 5 Picks For Any Budget

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreAMPsPrice RangeTop Pick: AHP Alpha Tig90230$$$$$Runner Up: AMICO Stick Welder 84160$$$Lotos TIG 14081140$$$$Hobart Stickmate LX32579225$$$$Everlast PowerArc 160STH73160$$$$$There

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2018’s Best Plasma Cutters: Get The Most Value For Your Money

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreAMPsPrice RangeTop Pick: Lotos LTP5000D Air Pilot Arc Plasma Cutter9350$$$$Runner Up: SUNGOLDPOWER 50A Air Plasma Cutter9250$$$$Hobart 500564 Airforce 12i Plasma Cutter9030$$$$$Miller

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The Best Spot Weld Cutters – 2018 Buyers Guide

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreDiameter(inch)Price RangeTop Pick: Blair 11096 Cutter Set923/8"$$Runner Up: KCC Industries DR4402 Value Pack893/8"$$Kauthof RM1905 3/8” Double Sided Spot Weld Cutter853/8"$SG

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The Best Welding Chaps – 2018 Buyers Guide

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreLengthPrice RangeTop Pick: Side Split Cowhide Chaps (40”) - Revco9240"$$$$Runner Up: Revco 48SL Black Stallion8840"$$$$Split Memphis Leather Welding Chaps – MCR Safety8538"$$$Memphis

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Reviews Of The Best Welding Clamps

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreSizePrice RangeTop Pick: TEKTON C-Clamp946"$Runner Up: Pittsburgh F-Style Welding Clamp8812"$$$Drixet Welding Setup Holder835”$Hobart 770565 Two Axis Welding Clamp792.95"$$Irwin

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Protect Your Knees While Working – The Best Welder Knee Pads

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreMaterialPrice RangeTop Pick: KneePro Tactical Ultra Flex III91Hard plastic$$Runner Up: Caterpillar Men's Cargo Pant87Cotton/Polyester$$$TSE Safety TSE-TFLX86Hard Plastic$$Blaklader

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The Best Welding Curtains For Safety and Ease of Use

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreDimensions(inch)Price RangeTop Pick: Tillman 604R68 Transparent Blue Vinyl Welding Curtain906x8$$Runner Up: Steiner 332-6X8 ArcView 14 mm Flame Retardant Curtain876x8$$Sellstrom

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2018’s Best Welding Carts: What To Look For In Welding Carts

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreMaximum Weight Load (lbs)Price RangeTop Pick: Yaheetech Welding Cart94176$$Runner Up: Goplus Welding Cart90100$$$Hot Max WC100 Welding Cart87140$$$Eastwood Plasma Welding

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The Best Welding Ground Clamps: 2018 Buyers Guide

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreAMPsPrice RangeTop Pick: FORNEY 54410 WELDING GROUND CLAMP87300$HOBART 770031 T-STYLE GROUND CLAMP – BRASS85400$US FORGE WELDING HEAVY DUTY BRONZE GROUND CLAMP80300$$TWECO

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The Best Welding Jackets of 2018: Keeping You Safe And Warm

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreMaterialPrice RangeTop Pick: Revco BX9C-2XL92Resistant cotton$$Runner Up: Black Stallion BSX FR90Resistant cotton$$Lincoln Electric Brown87Resistant cotton$$$Miller Electric

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Welding Boots Review: Welding Protection For Your Feet

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreSizePrice RangeTop Pick: Dr. Martens Men’s Steel-Toe Met Guard Boot9114 M$$$Timberland PRO Men’s Metguard Steel-Toe Boot8215 M$$$Caterpillar Men’s Assault Work Boot7914

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Welding Caps: Why You Need Them and the Best Ones to Buy

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreMaterialPrice RangeTop Pick: Revco Armor Cotton Welding Cap92Cotton$Runner Up: Lincoln Electric K320385Cotton$$Comeaux Caps Reversible83Cotton$$BSX Gear BC5B 79Cotton$Miller

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2018’s Best Multi-Process Welders: Top Combo Welders For Every Budget

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreAMPsPrice RangeTop Pick: Esab Rebel EMP 216ic91200$$$$$Runner Up: Everlast PowerMTS 251Si86250$$$$$Forney 32479190$$$Lincoln Electric Power MIG 210 MP76210$$$$Lotos LTPDC2000D74200$$In

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2018’s Best MIG Welders – 6 Top Picks Currently On The Market

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreAMPsPrice RangeTop Pick: Hobart 500559 MIG Welder92200$$$Runner Up: Longevity MIG Welder85140$$Lotos MIG Welder82175$$$FORNEY 30978140$$$Hobart 500553 MIG Welder74150$$$$Millermatic

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2018’s Best Welding Respirators: Safety Is A MUST!

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreMaterialPrice RangeTop Pick: Miller Electric Half Mask91Thermoplastic Elastomer$$Runner Up: 3M Half Facepiece Respirator87Thermoplastic Elastomer$GVS SPR457 Elipse82Thermoplastic

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Buyers Guide: Weld-Through Primer

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreWeight(oz)Price RangeTop Pick:  Dupli-Color DPP108 Primer9513$$Runner Up: 3M 05917 Weld-Thru Coating II8912.75$$$$U-Pol Products 0768 Zinc/Copper WELD#2 Weld Through

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The Best Welding Glasses Rated and Reviewed

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreWeight(oz)Price RangeTop Pick: Miller Electric Shade 5.09014.4$$$$Runner Up: NOVEL Safety Glasses Shade 10865$$$Jackson Safety 3004761 Nemesis830.8$$Servore Auto Shade

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2018’s Best Welder Generators: Top 4 Picks Reviewed

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreAMPsPrice RangeTop Pick: Miller Bobcat 25091325$$$$Runner Up: Lincoln Electric  Ranger 22585210$$$AMP TRIPLEX 9200RS81200$$$$Miller Trailblazer 32577300$$$$$What do

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Reviews of the Best TIG Torches: 2018 Buyers Guide

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreAMPsPrice RangeTop Pick: Riverweld WP-17F92150$$$$Runner Up: Weldflame WP-189150$$$WeldingCity WP-2685200$$Weldcraft WP-20-2580250$$CK Worldwide CK20-2576250$$Weldingcity

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2018’s Best Beginner-Friendly Welders: Top Picks For Beginners & Hobby Welders

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreTypePrice RangeTop Pick: Miller Electric MIG Welder91MIG$$$$Runner Up: AHP AlphaTIG 200x87TIG$$$Hobart 500421 Stickmate84Stick$$Hobart 500559 MIG Welder78MIG$$ESAB 0558101694

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2018’s Best TIG Welders: 6 Best Options For Every Budget

Product Name & AwardOur ScoreAMPsPrice RangeTop Pick: AHP Alpha Tig90200$$$$Runner Up: Everlast PowerArc84140$$$Forney 32481190$$$$Lotos CT520D79200$$$Miller Electric Maxstar73150$$$$$Primeweld CT520D68200$$Any

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