Thread: Old CIG Transmig 195 Manual
7th Jul 2011, 05:00 PM #1
Old CIG Transmig 195 Manual
I've just bought myself an old CIG Transmig 195 and it may be in need of some spares. I was just wondering if anyone knew where I could get my hands on a manual?
Failing a manual, if anyone out there has one of these welder, are you able to take a photo of the drive roll unit, so that I can compare it to mine?
I will post a picture of my drive roll unit for experts to comment, when I pick up the welder.
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7th Jul 2011, 07:22 PM #2
This thread is deeply amusing to me, as I only just picked up the same welder (Rural pak) today
I'll take a photo of the drive roll unit later on tonight for you
Later on, and I've taken some photos! Hope they're helpful, please excuse the dust, it looks like the machine I purchased had been sitting around for quite some time. Unfortunately I can't yet test it out, as I need to get a 15 amp socket installed in the shed
8th Jul 2011, 09:50 AM #3
Thanks Lord Bug,
It's a different model, mine is a compact and doesn't have a travelling wire feeder, but, being of the same vintage, I would imagine that they use similar parts. Having said that, it does look like parts are missing from my drive unit; in particular the part the compresses against the drive roll, as in, the part on top of the wire.
I'll have to do some hunting around to see if I can find one of these.
8th Jul 2011, 11:50 AM #4
I found one and I have posted it for anyone who may want it in future.
8th Jul 2011, 06:29 PM #5
Beauty, thanks for sharing that find, always handy to have a copy of the manual
9th Jul 2011, 02:21 PM #6
So YOU'RE the lucky bugger who picked that up for $49?
9th Jul 2011, 06:29 PM #7
$61.18 after GST and buyers premium
10th Jul 2011, 11:35 AM #8
Oh well, getting ripped off like that on the fine print just takes all joy out of it!
Did the Coles trolley come with it, btw?
10th Jul 2011, 10:47 PM #9
I generously left it behind (The pair of old fellows giving me a hand loading it up were flabbergasted that I managed to fit it in the back of my trusty Barina), as I couldn't really see any use for the drum kit cymbal and other misc. bits in the trolley
Pleasantly, there was a very dusty and well used Kemppi mask, has a flip up clear screen but currently no dark glass, I'm quite tempted to purchase a Jackson auto darkening module to try to drop into it.
11th Jul 2011, 08:37 AM #10
You picked up a CIG transmig 195 for $49......are you serious?!Live life to the fullest, you have to go big and do everything with your all or why do it at all?
11th Jul 2011, 10:32 AM #11
No, it was $61.18... he got ripped off on the fine print!
That bloody mask alone was probably twice your money right there
11th Jul 2011, 09:35 PM #12
Uglydan, this is the link to the auction: Cigweld Transmig Rural Pak 195 Mig Welder, with feeder (900030-19) Auction (0061-9000007) | GraysOnline Australia
I was somewhat stunned when I received the "You've won!" email, and as an added bonus, the machine looks in better condition than the photos make it out to be. I just really need to get a 15A power point installed in my shed so I can actually test that it works and make use of it!
It'll be quite an upgrade from the 160A Bunnings MIG welder I'm currently suffering
19th May 2012, 08:32 PM #13
19th May 2012, 09:58 PM #14
@p4tek, thanks but I got one a while ago. I actually posted a pdf of it.
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