The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Forney Easy Weld

Posted by Rachel Bigum on Dec 10, 2018 4:53:05 PM

In Welding, Forney Easy Weld, Stick welding, TIG welding, MIG welding

Forney Easy Weld Line Up

The Forney Easy Weld line of machines are designed specifically to take the fear out of welding. For the do-it-yourselfer, auto enthusiast, metalworking artist and hobbyist, there's not a doubt that these machines will be the perfect tool. 
“We want to take the fear out of welding and show that it’s not intimidating or expensive," said Jason Mahugh, Director of Engineering and Technical Service for Forney Industries, and these machines do just that.

Check out the tables below to see which Forney Easy Weld machine is right for you! 

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Which Forney Welder Is Right For You?


HOW MUCH DO YOU WANT TO SPEND?

Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
(ITEM# 298)
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
$215.99
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
(ITEM# 271)
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
$443.99
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i 
(ITEM# 261)
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i
$239.99
Forney Easy Weld 125 FC
(ITEM# 299)
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$215.99
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST
(ITEM# 291)
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST
$339.99

WHAT WILL YOU BE USING THE WELDER FOR?

 

DIY

Maintenance

Repair

Hobby

Metal Fabrication

Metal Artist

Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
X X X X    
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
X X X X   X
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i 
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i
X X X X X  
Forney Easy Weld 125 FC
forney easy weld 125 FC
X X X X X  
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST 
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST
X X X X X X

WHAT CAN IT DO?

 

Process

Features

Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
TIG SymbolStick Symbol Easy to use
Portable

Lift arc TIG capable
1 year warranty
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
MIG SymbolStick SymbolTIG Symbol Easy to use
Portable
Multiple welding process
Gas or gasless wire
Lift arc TIG
Stick electrode welder
1 year warranty 
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i 
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i
MIG Symbol Easy to use
Portable
No gas required
Torch wrap
Infinite voltage and wire feed speed control
1 year warranty
Forney Easy Weld 125 FC
forney easy weld 125 FC
MIG Symbol Easy to use
Portable
No gas required
Torch wrap
6 month warranty
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST 
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST
 TIG SymbolStick Symbol Easy to use
Dual-voltage
Portable
Powerful
1 year warranty 

WHAT DOES THE WELDER COME WITH? 

Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
8' electrode holder
8' ground clamp
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
10' MIG gun 
8' electrode holder
8' ground clamp
20A-15A adapter 
1-.030" contact tip
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i 
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i
8' MIG gun
8' ground clamp
20A-15A adapter
Forney Easy Weld 125 FC
forney easy weld 125 FC
8' MIG gun
8' ground clamp
1 additional .030" contact tip
chipping hammer
MIG wire .030"
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST 
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST
8’ electrode holder
8’ ground clamp
8' cable
230V to 120V adapter
6’ power cord 

WHAT ARE THE SPECIFICATIONS?

  Input Output Electrode Diameter Wire Diameter Plate Thickness Range Weight Dimensions
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
120V 90A Up to 1/8" - Up to 5/16" 9.65 lbs 12" x 10.5 x 5.5"
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
120V 140A Up to 1/8" .030" Up to 1/4" 20.3 lbs 16.75" x 8.125" x 12"
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i 
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i
120V 140A - .030" Up to 1/4" 19 lbs 16.75" x 8.125" x 12"
Forney Easy Weld 125 FC
forney easy weld 125 FC
120V 125A - .030" Up to 1/4" 42.85 lbs 24.6" x 12.6 x 18.5"
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST 
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST
120V/230V  90A-180A  Up to 1/2"  - Up to 5/32"   14 lbs  11" x 6-5/16" x 14-1/8"

WHAT ARE THE DUTY CYCLES?

Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST

15A/20.6V to 80A/23.2V
30% 60% 100%
80A 56A 43A
23.2V 22.2V 21.7V
10A/10.4 to 85A/13.4V
30% 60% 100%
85A 60A 46A
13.4V 12.4V 11.8V
 
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP

Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
30A/15.5V to 120A/20V
30% 60% 100%
90A 65A 50A
18.5A 17.3V 16.5V
15A/20.6V to 80A/23.2V
30% 60% 100%
80A 56A 43A
23.2V 22.2V 21.7V
10A/10.4V to 110A/14.4V
20% 60% 100%
110A 63A 49A
14.4V 12.5V 12.0V
 

Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i 
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i
30A/15.5V to 120A/20V
25% 60% 100%
90A 60A 47A
18.5V 17V 16.3V
 

Forney Easy Weld 125 FC

forney easy weld 125 FC
 60A/17V to 80A/18V
20%
80A
18V
 
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST 
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST
10-90A/120V to 10-180A/230V
30% 25%
80A 180A

WHAT CAN EACH MACHINE WELD?

Metals
  Mild Steel Stainless Steel Nickel Alloys Aluminum Cast Iron Copper or Brass
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP (ITEM# 271) X X X   X X
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i (ITEM# 261) X          
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST (ITEM# 298) X X X X X X
Forney Easy Weld 125 FC (ITEM# 299) X          
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST (ITEM#291)
 X  X  X    X  X

WHAT CONSUMABLES CAN I USE WITH EACH MACHINE?

 Forney Easy Weld 100 ST 

  100 ST Consumables 

Electrode

Weight

3/32" ITEM#

1/8" ITEM#

E6011 1 LB 31101 31201
E6013 1 LB 30301 30401
E7014 1 LB 32001 32101
E7018 1 LB 30701 30801
E6011 5 LBS 31105 31205
E6013 5 LBS 30305 30405
E7014 5 LBS 32005 32105
E7018 5 LBS 30705 30805

 Forney Easy Weld 180 ST 

  100 ST Consumables 

Electrode

Weight

3/32" ITEM#

1/16" ITEM#

E6011 5 LBS 31105 -
E6013 5 LBS 30305 30405
E7014 5 LBS 32005 32105
E7018 5 LBS 30705 30805

Forney Easy Weld 140 MP, Forney Easy Weld 125 FC, Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i

  ITEM# Description 
100 ST Consumables #1      85336 Tweco® style nozzle (21-50)
#2       60170 Tweco® style contact tip .024"
#2      60171 Tweco® style contact tip .030"
#2      60172 Tweco® style contact tip .035"
#3      85339 Tweco® style diffuser 

WHAT ACCESSORIES GO WITH EACH MACHINE?

Forney Easy Weld 100 ST  
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST

Accessories

Electrode Holder
200 AMP

(ITEM# 56000)
Electrode Holder

Ground Clamp
300 AMP

(ITEM# 54410) 
Ground Clamp

Chipping Hammer 
Spring Handle
(ITEM# 70600)
Chipping Hammer

TIG Torch
100 AMP

(ITEM# 85657)
TIG Torch

Argon/CO2
Flowmeter
(ITEM# 85364)
Argon/CO2 Flowmeter

Gray Leather
Welding Gloves
(ITEM# 55200)
Grey Leather Welding Gloves
Bandit Welding Helmet
2" x 4-1/4" 
(ITEM# 55666)
Bandit Welding Helmet
Premier Series ADF Welding Helmet
5.97" Square
(ITEM# 55701)
Black Premier Series Welding Helmet

 Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
 Forney Easy Weld 140 MP

Accessories
5 lb 1/8th Electrode
(ITEM# 31205)/E6011
(ITEM# 30405)/E6013
(ITEM# 32105)/E7014
(ITEM# 30805)/E7018
Electrodes
ER70S-6 Steel MIG Wire
(ITEM# 42285)- 0.24" x 10 lbs
(ITEM# 42286)- .030" x 2 lbs
Steel MIG Wire
ER70S-6 Steel MIG Wire
(ITEM# 42290)- .030" x 2 lbs
(ITEM# 42302)- .035" x 2 lbs
MIG Wire
E71T-6 Steel MIG Wire
(ITEM# 42290)- .024" x 2 lbs
(ITEM# 42302)- .035" x 2 lbs
MIG Wire
MIG Pliers
7-in-1
(ITEM# 85801)
MIG Pliers
Regulator
Argon/Co2
(ITEM# 85363)
Argon/ CO2 Regulator
Gas Hose
15' x 5/8"
(ITEM# 85663)
Gas Hose
TIG Torch
100 AMP
(ITEM# 85657)

TIG Torch

Nozzle Gel
16 oz.
(ITEM# 37031)
Nozzle Gel

Anti-Spatter
16 oz. 
(ITEM# 37030)
Anti-Spatter Spray
Chipping Hammer
Spring Handle 
(ITEM# 70600)
Chipping Hammer
Portable Welding Cart
(ITEM# 332)
Welding Cart
Bandit Welding Helmet
2" x 4-1/4" 
(ITEM# 55666)
Bandit Welding Helmet

Premier Series ADF Welding Helmet
5.97" Square
(ITEM# 55701)
Black Premier Series Welding Helmet
Gray Leather Welding Gloves
(ITEM# 55200)

Grey Leather Welding Gloves

Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i 

Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i

 and Forney Easy Weld 125 FC

forney easy weld 125 FC

Accessories            
E71T-GS Flux Cored MIG Wire
(ITEM# 42301)- .030" x 10 lbs
(ITEM# 42303)- .035" x 10 lbs
MIG Wire
E71T-GS Flux Cored MIG Wire
(ITEM# 42300)-.030" x 2 lbs
(ITEM# 42302)-.035" x 2 lbs
MIG Wire
Chipping Hammer
Spring Handle
(ITEM# 70600)
Chipping Hammer
MIG Pliers
7-in-1 
(ITEM# 85801)
MIG Pliers
Portable Welding Cart
(ITEM# 332)
Welding Cart
Gray Leather 
Welding Gloves 
(ITEM# 55200)

Grey Leather Welding Gloves
Nozzle Gel
16 oz.
(ITEM# 37031)
Nozzle Gel
Anti-Spatter
16 oz.
(ITEM# 37030)
Anti-Spatter Spray
Bandit Welding Helmet
2" x 4-1/4"
(ITEM# 55666)
Bandit Welding Helmet
Premier Series ADF Welding Helmet 
5.97" Square
(ITEM# 55701) 
Black Premier Series Welding Helmet

Forney Easy Weld 180 ST 

Forney Easy Weld 180 ST
Accessories            

17FV TIG Torch 
(ITEM# 85659)

17FV tig torch-2

Argon/CO2 
Flowmeter
(ITEM# 85364)
Argon/CO2 Flowmeter
Chipping Hammer
Spring Handle
(ITEM# 70600)
Chipping Hammer

Electrode Holder
200 AMP

(ITEM# 56000)
Electrode Holder

Deluxe Rod Storage Container
(ITEM# 93097)
Rod storage container
Ground Clamp
300 AMP
(ITEM# 54400)
300 amp ground clamp


WHAT RESOURCES ARE OUT THERE?

Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
Forney Easy Weld 100 ST Quick Start Guide & Downloadable PDF
Unboxing Video & Blog
A Beginner's Guide To The Forney Easy Weld 100 ST
Frequently Asked Questions about Forney Easy Welds
Downloadable Specification Sheet
Downloadable Owners Manual
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP
Forney Easy Weld 140 MP

Forney Easy Weld 140 MP Quick Start Guide & Downloadable PDF
Frequently Asked Questions about Forney Easy Welds
Downloadable Specification Sheet
Downloadable Owners Manual

 Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i 
Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i

Forney Easy Weld 140 FC-i Quick Start Guide & Downloadable PDF
Frequently Asked Questions
 about Forney Easy Welds
Downloadable Specification Sheet
Downloadable Owners Manual

Forney Easy Weld 125 FC
forney easy weld 125 FC
Forney Easy Weld 125 FC Quick Start Guide & Downloadable PDF
Unboxing video & blog
The Basics of Welding with the Forney Easy Weld 125 FC video & blog
Frequently Asked Questions
 about Forney Easy Welds
Downloadable Specification Sheet
Downloadable Owners Manual

Forney Easy Weld 180 ST 
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST

Forney Easy Weld 180 ST Quick Start Guide & Downloadable PDF
Forney Easy Weld 180 ST Blog
Downloadable Specification Sheet
Downloadable Owners Manual  

Get the Job Done Right.

Still not sure which Forney Easy Weld is right for you? Visit your local Forney dealer to speak with a knowledgeable sales team one-on-one or call our customer service team at 1-800-521-6038 . Forney Industries is also a nationwide leader for the metalworking tools you need to get every job done right! 

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