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New Battery-Powered Portable Welding with AccuPocket Welders

Mobile welders and welders who need a highly portable welding machine can save a lot of time and headaches with the new lightweight AccuPocket welding machine line that is now being carried at Baker’s Gas and Welding. With charging times between 30-45 minutes and secure

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Wade Morris worked on pipelines and in various welding industry jobs before accepting a position as a welding instructor at Barton Community College. Morris focuses on the skill and technique of welding by getting students in the booths as much as possible, trying to minimize

Miller Multimatic 220 VS ESAB Rebel 205

The team at Baker’s Gas and Welding has everything you need to compare the Miller Multimatic 220 vs the brand new ESAB Rebel 205 multiprocess welders. With the ESAB 205 representing the challenger in the multiprocess market that includes the Multimatic 220, we answered many of your questions about

3 Welding Projects to Spring Clean Your Shop

No matter how much or how little snow is on the ground in your part of the country, spring will be here before you know it. When the weather begins to warm up, most of us get the urge to clean, organize, and prepare for

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Is rig welding for you? In a recent edition of the Fabricator, Jim Mosman writes that he has seen many of his former welding students earn significant salaries as rig welders in the Permian Basin (located primarily in Texas), and that the long days and

The Best Sale on the Lincoln Squarewave TIG/Stick Welder

Right now you can save $475 on a Lincoln Squarewave TIG/stick welder by combining the savings of the current Lincoln Electric rebate and the discounts available on Baker’s Gas and Welding. This powerful machine offers a wide range of versatile stick and TIG welding options

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The welding program at Grand Rapids Community College is among those that have benefitted from a $10,000 grant from the legendary heavy metal band Metallica. The college is one of 10 schools that were awarded $10,000 from the Metallica Scholars grant. Out of a sense

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Deanna Drew inherited a welding program at Amboy High School in Illinois that she admits was in bad shape. The students had an inadequate number of dated helmets, old machines, no safety jackets, poor ventilation, and water leaks that were too close for comfort to