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Southern Farmer ◆ August 2006
Miller unveils
‘do all’
welder
Kubota presents
F-Series mowers
M
ILLER Electric Mfg. Co. is unveiling the Shopmate 300 DX
to meet a number of needs for
large-scale farmers and ranchers.
The new machine uses single-phase
230/460/575 VAC and allows the user to
switch between MIG, flux cored, Stick
and TIG welding by turning a processselector switch and using the right accessories. A companion MIG-only model
is the Shopmate 300.
Both machines have a range of 5 to
400 amps (250 amps at 60% duty-cycle
use) and feature Miller’s Arc Control
circuitry that has previously only been
found on more expensive three-phase
welders.
Miller officials say the new line addresses agriculture’s need for many
forms of welding in a budget-conscious
manner.
Both welders are equipped with a
10-pin connector for direct hookup of
15-amp and 30-amp spool guns, and a
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NEW SHOPMATE: Miller Electric’s new Shopmate 300 DX and 300 feature
multipurpose welding capability and single-phase power requirements for
230/460/575 VAC. The Shopmate 300 DX supports MIG, TIG, Stick and flux core
wire welding with the turn of a selector switch.
14-pin connector for Miller wire feeders
and accessories, such as remote amperage controls for TIG welding.
The Shopmate series also features a
line-voltage compensator that allows a
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steady, predictable arc despite changes
in input voltage of up to 10%.
■ For more information, call (800) 4264553, or visit www.millerwelds.com.
HREE new F-Series front-mount
mowers from Kubota Tractor Corp.
are making news among those who
mow grass.
The F2880E, F2880 and F3680
are all powered with Kubota diesel
engines and boast increased engine
power, fabricated mower decks and
four-wheel drive. The 2WD F2880E
and 4WD F2880 are 28 horsepower,
and the 4WD F3680 produces 36 hp.
Lift capacity has been boosted
40% on all models over previous
designs, giving the F-Series the versatility to handle grass catchers, snow
blowers, rotary sweepers, debris
blowers and a front blade.
The new models feature a fullopen engine hood, easy-to-clean
radiator screen and dual-element air
cleaners.
For more details, call (888) 4582682, or visit www.kubota.com.
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