Forney 301 Arc Welder 95FI-A, 120-Volt, 95-Amp


$129.99 $129.00 (as of May 5, 2015, 5:41 pm)

Stick weld right out of the box
DC CC welding up to 3/16-Inch (47 mm) thickness with infinitely variable heat output settings
Best for windy, outdoor conditions and forgiving when welding on dirty, rusty material


Product Description

The Forney 301 95FI-A 120 Volt Arc Stick, SMAW Welder w/ Shunt is ready to weld right out of the box!

With infinitely variable amperage settings, it’s a versatile AC welding machine ideal for home, farm & ranch, shop or contractor use. Convenient input power at 120 volts permits you to plug it in anywhere. Automatic thermal overload protection keeps the machine secure from power surges. Tough, scratch resistant metal cabinet keeps the inner working parts secure from most outside elements. It also includes a face shield, combination chipping hammer and brush, electrode holder, ground clamp and starter pack of electrodes.

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Easy to use and operate!
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Lightweight and Portable
Factors to imagine when selecting a Stick Welder:

What type of metal are you working on?
A. Stick or SMAW welding is designed to perform on applications involving mild steel, stainless steel, cast iron and nickel alloy base materials.
B. The process also performs well when base material is dirty or rusty, plus in windy environments.

What type of power supply do I have?
A. Generally, stick welders delivering fewer than 100 amps output can be run on standard residential, shop, farm or generator power.
B. The Forney 95FI-A has a 120 VAC / 20 A, 60Hz input power requirement.

What type of sticks or filler metal will I need?
A. The Forney 95FI-A will run the most common welding electrodes up to 5/64” (1.98mm) diameter and those requiring up to 90 amps output power.

What is Arc, Stick or SMAW Welding?

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), manual metal arc (MMA) or Stick welding is a process which melts and joins metals by heating them with an arc between a coated metal electrode and the work piece. The electrode outer coating, called flux, assists in creating the arc and provides the shielding gas and slag covering to offer protection to the weld from contamination. The electrode core provides a number of the weld filler metal.

Important: Process Performance Considerations

The Stick/SMAW welding process is not recommended for metals thinner than 16 gauge. The Stick/SMAW welding process requires slag removal and spatter clean up. The Stick/SMAW welding process requires a moderate skilled welder; make sure to practice your welds before moving to your work piece. Porosity is conceivable in the Stick/SMAW welding process. Stick /SMAW weld appearance Generally is not for show. The Forney 95FI-A requires a 20 Amp dedicated circuit. The Forney 95FI-A cannot weld Aluminum. (The Aluminum rod requires a DC power source. )


Forney Industries should be notified in writing within thirty (30) days of any equipment failure that begins within the warranty time periods. All implied warranties begin on the delivery date of the equipment to the original retail purchaser. The 5/3/1 or Advanced Replacement warranty is as follows: A) 5 years – Parts & Labor or Full Replacement: Transformer. B) 3 years – Parts & Labor or Full Replacement: All components and parts inside the battery charger or welder that cover within the exception of the transformer. C) 1 year – Parts & Labor (90 days for industrial use): All components and parts outside the battery charger or welder cover, included but not limited to cables, clamps. Switches, wheels and axle don’t seem to be covered. D) 90 days: Replacement parts. Does not include labor.

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Great for Automotive Repair
Typical Applications

Trailer/Hitches, Gates/Railings, Farm Machinery, Steel Frames, Lawn Mower Decks, and More

Advantages of the Forney 95FI-A
  • Welds up to 3/16” base material with appropriate electrode.
  • Shielding (compressed) gases not required.
  • Performs well in dirty, rusty and windy environments.
  • Ideal for outdoor repairs, rusty metal, farm & road equipment and maintenance & repair.
  • Can weld at long distance from the welding machine.
  • Inexpensive option for welding versatility, portability and reliability.
  • Broad range of filler metals (stick electrodes) available to meet your application needs and weld parameters.
  • All position welding (dependent on filler metal selection).

Stick weld right out of the box
DC CC welding up to 3/16-Inch (47 mm) thickness with infinitely variable heat output settings
Best for windy, outdoor conditions and forgiving when welding on dirty, rusty material
Duty Cycle: 20-Percent at 60-Amp for mild and stainless steel and cast iron applications (with correct electrodes)
120 Volt, 60 -Hertz, 1-phase input power with auto thermal overload protection to offer protection to operator and equipment

Frequently Bought Together

  • Forney 301 Arc Welder 95FI-A, 120-Volt, 95-Amp
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  • Price for all: $148.60

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