Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Setting Up the Arc Welder

Setting Up the HTP Invertig® 221 for Stick Mode Welding In this tutorial vlog, Moses Ludel walks through the set up of an AC/DC arc welder. The equipment is an HTP America Invertig® 221 TIG machine with DC stick welding (SMAW) capability. Steps apply to similar SMAW arc welders. See the series of HD video […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: Arc Welding Introduction

‘How-to’: Stick Arc Welding Introduction & Equipment  SMAW or stick welding can be an inexpensive way to bring welding and fabrication into your shop or garage. A traditional and dependable welding process, AC-DC stick welding can be a smart and affordable place to start. Welcome to the ‘How-to: Welding Class’ sessions on stick/SMAW welding! View […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HTP America Invertig 221 Stick & TIG Welder

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – HTP America Invertig 221 Stick & TIG Welder

We depend on the multipurpose HTP America Invertig® 221 machine for our shop’s TIG and stick welding needs! The HTP America Invertig 221 delivers state-of-the-art inverter technology. Sometimes, big things come in smaller packages—this compact machine runs circles around older transformer equipment! Invertig 221 performance also outstrips the competitors’ inverter machines. (See comparison below.) Modern […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – How-to: TIG Electrodes and HTP America Tungsten Sharpener

How-to: Safer TIG Electrodes and the HTP America Tungsten Sharpener   In this HD video how-to, Moses Ludel discusses TIG tungsten electrode types and safer choices. He demonstrates the use of the HTP America Tungsten Sharpener and how to shape optimal tungsten tips for inverter TIG welding of aluminum, carbon steel, alloys, and stainless steel. (Open to […]

New HTP Invertig® 400 AC/DC Commercial Grade Welder

New HTP Invertig® 400 AC/DC Commercial Grade Welder

New HTP Invertig® 400 AC/DC Commercial Grade Welder HTP America’s Proven Invertig® Technology for Pro Shops! HTP America’s reputation for exceptional TIG/GTAW welding equipment has inspired the new Invertig® 400 professional grade machine. The design features years of proven technology plus the latest advances in TIG and stick welding. This machine satisfies the daily demands […]

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Top Products from HTP America

Moses Ludel’s 4WD Mechanix Magazine – Top Products from HTP America

The 4WD Mechanix Magazine shop/studio switched to HTP America welding equipment and supplies a dozen years ago. HTP America has continued to grow, supplying welding equipment and supplies ideally suited for serious ‘DIY’ weldors and professional fabrication shops. With uncompromising quality, HTP America delivers the best welding products—at affordable pricing—for 4WD light truck/SUV enthusiasts and […]

THE JESSI COMBS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2021 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

THE JESSI COMBS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2021 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Seven Scholarships Totaling $35K Awarded to Women Pursuing Careers in the Trades Press Release, December 4, 2021: MITCHELL, SOUTH DAKOTA (December 3, 2021) –The Jessi Combs Foundation (JCF) is honored to announce the winners of The Jessi Combs Foundation Scholarship program for 2021. In total $35,000 worth of scholarships have been awarded to the following […]

New BendPak® QuickJack TL Series Portable Car Lifts

New BendPak® QuickJack TL Series Portable Car Lifts

QuickJack™ TL Lift Will Raise a Car, SUV or Light Truck in 30 Seconds! In 2015, The QuickJack ™ revolutionized vehicle lifting at home, at the track and at the shop. Improved for home garage, auto repair shop, detailer, mobile service or racetrack use, the new QuickJack™ TL design increases the lifting height and weight […]