1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Off topic but need help

Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by badguybuster, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. Mar 10, 2009 at 11:52 AM
    #1
    badguybuster

    badguybuster [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2009
    Member:
    #14475
    Messages:
    2,444
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Michael
    West (by GOD) Virginia
    Vehicle:
    2016 Tacoma TRD Sport
    New truck....so nothing yet
    I need to find a 3 prong male plug for my portable welder. The welder is 100 amp and 220v. I can't find one anywhere. HELP!!!
     
  2. Mar 10, 2009 at 11:55 AM
    #2
    jolayiv

    jolayiv Carolina Alliance

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2008
    Member:
    #8757
    Messages:
    1,131
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jim
    New Bern NC
    Vehicle:
    07 DC TRD 4x4 Off-Road
    Revenge-Fab Sliders, AVS Vent Guards, Rear TSB, Hose clamp MOD, Locker MOD, Flowmaster 40 Series Delta Flow, Midland Radio, Wilson 1000 antenna, Rear Diff breather MOD, Weathertech liners, Maglite mount, Bed Divider, LEER 100XR, Pop&Lock
  3. Mar 10, 2009 at 11:56 AM
    #3
    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is going full "Ben" Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11714
    Messages:
    53,426
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ben
    Beech Creek
    Vehicle:
    05 Tundra SR5 (+265k AND COUNTING), 88 SR5 PU (SOLD), 98 TRD OR (CRUSHED)
    5100's all on fours
    Where have you looked? Have pics of the outlet the socket fits into?

    mcmaster.com
     
  4. Mar 10, 2009 at 11:59 AM
    #4
    badguybuster

    badguybuster [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2009
    Member:
    #14475
    Messages:
    2,444
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Michael
    West (by GOD) Virginia
    Vehicle:
    2016 Tacoma TRD Sport
    New truck....so nothing yet
    I have tried TSC, Lowes, and Home Depot. I have tried a dozen or so websites. It fits into a regular 3 prong appliance outlet (like the one in the bed of our Tacoma's). I hope to use it for welding horse shoes.
     
  5. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:02 PM
    #5
    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is going full "Ben" Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11714
    Messages:
    53,426
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ben
    Beech Creek
    Vehicle:
    05 Tundra SR5 (+265k AND COUNTING), 88 SR5 PU (SOLD), 98 TRD OR (CRUSHED)
    5100's all on fours
    Wait a minute. You have a hundred amp welder I presume.
     
  6. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:05 PM
    #6
    badguybuster

    badguybuster [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2009
    Member:
    #14475
    Messages:
    2,444
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Michael
    West (by GOD) Virginia
    Vehicle:
    2016 Tacoma TRD Sport
    New truck....so nothing yet
    Uh, yeah. It is 100amp and 220v 60hz
     
  7. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:22 PM
    #7
    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is going full "Ben" Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11714
    Messages:
    53,426
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ben
    Beech Creek
    Vehicle:
    05 Tundra SR5 (+265k AND COUNTING), 88 SR5 PU (SOLD), 98 TRD OR (CRUSHED)
    5100's all on fours
    That isn't the rating of the amp load. There should be a sticker on the welder that specifies the amp load.

    A 100 amp load would require a disconnect.
     
  8. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:24 PM
    #8
    Killer Red Taco

    Killer Red Taco NorCal Rock Whore

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2008
    Member:
    #8749
    Messages:
    1,754
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Whatsurname
    BFE–Norcal
    Vehicle:
    007 Tacoma A/C TRD O/R Impulse Red 4x4
    Bilstein 5100 on front at 1.75 setting • 5100 on back• K&N Air Filter• TRD Seat Covers• Day Time Running Lights• Foglights Anytime• Hella 500 lights in grille• Rear TSB Springs• Alternative Locker Mod• CB and 4 ft firestick II• Billet Grille• Kid puke in the back!• 265/75R16 Goodyear MT/R• 16" Devino wheels• Hose Clamp Mod• Revenge Fab Sliders• No Sway Bar• A Hottie as Copilot
    Hey you need to try a welding supply shop like Airgas.
     
  9. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:32 PM
    #9
    badguybuster

    badguybuster [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2009
    Member:
    #14475
    Messages:
    2,444
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Michael
    West (by GOD) Virginia
    Vehicle:
    2016 Tacoma TRD Sport
    New truck....so nothing yet
    O.K.-Here is what is says under the Specifications tag.

    100 Amp Arc Welder 220 Volts

    Input-220v Single Phase, 22 amps
    Open Circuit Voltage- 48 volts
    Welding Current-40-100 amps
    Duty cycle-10% @ 70 amps
    Isolation Class- Class H

    I am new to welding so humor me.
     
  10. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:38 PM
    #10
    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is going full "Ben" Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11714
    Messages:
    53,426
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ben
    Beech Creek
    Vehicle:
    05 Tundra SR5 (+265k AND COUNTING), 88 SR5 PU (SOLD), 98 TRD OR (CRUSHED)
    5100's all on fours
    No problem. The above underlined is what you need to look for in a plug. A 30 amp 220v plug will be just fine. Does ithe receptacle look like the kind you would buy for a stove or dryer?

    like this:

    [​IMG]

    or like this:

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:47 PM
    #11
    badguybuster

    badguybuster [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2009
    Member:
    #14475
    Messages:
    2,444
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Michael
    West (by GOD) Virginia
    Vehicle:
    2016 Tacoma TRD Sport
    New truck....so nothing yet
    Ah Ha! That's it. Thanks
     
  12. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:53 PM
    #12
    TicTacOma

    TicTacOma UnderWater Monopoly Champion

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2007
    Member:
    #3840
    Messages:
    1,537
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Anastatia Beaverhausen
    Columbia,SC
    Vehicle:
    I'm Thinking...Oh Yeah...An FJ
    It's all in my head at the moment...
    I'm assuming that you WON'T be using the bed outlet for such a device......
     
  13. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:55 PM
    #13
    badguybuster

    badguybuster [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2009
    Member:
    #14475
    Messages:
    2,444
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Michael
    West (by GOD) Virginia
    Vehicle:
    2016 Tacoma TRD Sport
    New truck....so nothing yet
    No, I am going to use it in the shop. I wouldn't have the nerve to plug it into the truck. Might hurt her.
     
  14. Mar 10, 2009 at 12:57 PM
    #14
    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is going full "Ben" Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2008
    Member:
    #11714
    Messages:
    53,426
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ben
    Beech Creek
    Vehicle:
    05 Tundra SR5 (+265k AND COUNTING), 88 SR5 PU (SOLD), 98 TRD OR (CRUSHED)
    5100's all on fours
    You will be able to find those at Lowes/Home Depot. Good luck and happy welding!
     
To Top