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Before Prices Go Up: Best Machines of 2023
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Before Prices Go Up: Best Machines of 2023

Look, we totally agree: Price increases suck. Inflation makes costs go up, resulting in almost all welding manufacturers generally increasing prices on machines and equipment at the beginning of ea...
The Welder’s 2023 Holiday Buying Guide
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The Welder’s 2023 Holiday Buying Guide

There’s no doubt about it: We saw a couple of reindeer carb-loading the other day, Santa ordering a bunch of coal, and some of the best deals of the year on welding equipment; the holidays are offi...
Best Ways To Spend Your Christmas Cash
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Best Ways To Spend Your Christmas Cash

The holidays hopefully mean a little bit of extra cash for you… or a lot of extra fruit cake. Investing in your welding equipment is one of the smartest things you can do when heading into a new ye...
2022 Welding Holiday Gift Guide
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2022 Welding Holiday Gift Guide

For the first time in the last couple years, the holidays aren’t crippled with serious supply chain issues. This presents one of the biggest opportunities to find the perfect welding gift. With man...
Manufacturer Rebates Are Back! Here’s Your Guide
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Manufacturer Rebates Are Back! Here’s Your Guide

For the past few years, supply chain issues meant demand for welding machines and equipment was way higher than manufacturer’s could supply. Because of this, almost every manufacturer pulled their ...
What’s Going On With Miller?
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What’s Going On With Miller?

For years, Miller had a perpetual promotion known as “Build with Blue” that featured new rebates every quarter. With COVID backhanding the global supply chains into a near-unrecognizable state, Bui...
Your 2021 Welding Wrap-up
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Your 2021 Welding Wrap-up

With 2021 coming to a close, we’d like to pull back the curtain a bit and share with you what were the most popular machines and helmets purchased at Welding Supplies from IOC. In the end, you shou...
Miller Prices Are Going Up: Here’s What To Know
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Miller Prices Are Going Up: Here’s What To Know

Before you drop a comment so full of expletives that even a sailor would blush, it’s important to understand who decides when Miller’s prices increase and why. We’ll explain what exactly is going o...
Rebate Deals Are Ending, What’s Next?
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Rebate Deals Are Ending, What’s Next?

March might have marked the end of Build with Blue, but there are still plenty of savings to be had. To be very clear, most major welding manufacturers are not, at the moment, planning on renewing ...