Testing the cheapest welder on Amazon (2024 update)

When looking for a welder, it’s important to consider your needs and budget. There are a variety of welders available on Amazon, from traditional MIG welders to TIG welders. In this blog post, we will focus on the cheapest welder on Amazon that are still high quality and effective.

Why even test the cheapest welder on Amazon?

Aren’t they all going to be the same? No, there are a few things you should consider before purchasing the cheapest welder on Amazon. First, what is your budget? Second, what are you going to use the machine for? Third, how often are you going to use the machine? And fourth, what is your level of experience with welding? Today, we will considering the cheapest welder on Amazon.

Let’s look at the cheapest welder on Amazon (as of March ’22)

WinWin Arc200

Input Power – 5.8KW
Weight – 12 lbs
Current Range – 20-200 A
Voltage – 110V
  • Incredible value
  • Lightweight
  • Decent power output
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Build quality
  • Lack of features
  • Cable clamps are short

What do you get for under $70?

This is a small, portable arc welding machine that will allow you to weld up to 3/16 inch round or square steel rods. The Arc200 has a sturdy aluminum construction and comes with an assortment of extras – including cables, clamps.

This machine offers both stick-and-shock as well as spot welding capabilities, making it perfect for both beginners and experienced welders. The WinWin Arc200 is also one of the cheapest welding machines on Amazon – making it a great option for those on a budget.

The versatile nature of this welder makes it perfect for any project. Whether you are working on carbon steel, allots the welders can do its job with ease because they come equipped to work even when energy consumption is low.

Read on about welding aluminum


The WINWIN Arc200 can certainly hold its own against a lot more expensive welder machines. Being the cheapest out there doesn’t mean you’re down on features. It features an impressive current range of 200 Amps at 80% duty cycle.

It can handle welding steel up to 0.25″ thick, making it a perfect beginner’s machine for those looking to do some car or motorcycle welding at home. We would recommend using 6010 or 7018 welding rods, neither of which are supplied within the box unfortunatelly.

Read more about welding rod specifications

As a safety precaution, it is recommended to weld for 30 minutes and then rest for five minutes before repeating the process.

Cable clamps are quite short

This device has a minor drawback as the clamp and holder are shorter than what I would like. However, it’s nothing major since you can just reposition your work when using this tool on thicker objects.

Read on for more information on electrode holders

What are customers saying

Been teaching myself how to weld with this. This thing gives a lot of value for the price.

— Jared, customer
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Rob Steven

Rob Steven

I'm Rob Steven with more than 10+ years of experience in the welding field, I have done my welding degree from Central Louisiana Technical Community College, it was always fun and passion for me going into welding. Now being a passionate welder I also blog about welding.

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