well for my birthday i was told i can get 1 tool from hope depot, so i want a welder /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif now i dont see any 220's on their site, but from what they do have i'm stuck between the 1st one and 2nd one (sorted by price), although the 2nd might be 220 i'm not sure, anyway can someone please explain the differences to me in laymans terms, heres a link and some samples Welders #1 Lincoln Electric Weld Pak 3200HD Wire Feed Welder Model K2190-1 Got some serious welding chores? Then you're going to want a serious welder. Lincoln Electric's Weld-Pak 3200HD handles a huge spectrum of flux-cored or MIG welding jobs -- from auto-body repairs to farm fixes to around the home chores. You just can't buy a 120V welder with a more versatile range! The Weld-Pak 3200HD comes ready to weld mild steel with self-shielded flux-cored wire right out of the box. Also included is virtually everything you need to MIG weld mild steel. Just add a cylinder of shielding gas. Rounding out the package is a welding handshield, instructional video and undercarriage. The convenient mild steel procedure chart inside the wire access door guides you to all the appropriate welder settings for the job at hand. The Weld-Pak 3200HD has a 25-135 amp output and welds up to 5/16 inch steel using flux-cored wire. The unit plugs into a 120V (20 amp) outlet. It comes with a 3 year warranty on parts and labor (90 days warranty on gun and cable). #2 Lincoln Electric AC/DC 225/125 Welder Model K1297 The AC/DC 225/125 Welder is the deluxe version of the world renowned AC-225 arc welder. It uses the same traditional design of the AC-225, but adds the smother, more stable DC welding arc. Ideal for farm, shop, and home use where improved are welding performance is desired. The AC/DC 225/125 is an arc welding power source with an AC welding output range of 40-225 amps and a DC welding output of 30-125 amps. It is an extremely useful stick welding power source for maintance repair, fabrication, construction, erection and hard surfacing applications. Also for cutting and piercing holes in steel. The AC/DC 225/125 comes with a 3 year warranty on parts and labor and is manufactured under a quality system certified to ISO 9001 requirements.