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Hobart Champion® Elite 260 Stick Welder/Generator - 500577


The heavy-duty, 2-in-1 welder/generator combines an 11,000-watt generator with a 260-amp DC welder. Designed for Stick welding with quick and easy arc starts.


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2-in-1 design

  • 260-amp welder and 11,000-watt generator. You get a welder and generator for about what you would pay for just a generator!

Portable and compact

  • Just over three feet long and weighs less than competitive units.

Kohler engine

  • Has a 12-gallon fuel tank and low oil pressure shutdown. Dependable engine conserves fuel and provides long operation before refueling.

More weld output

  • Provides 15 percent more power for DC stick welding than a 225-amp welder/generator.

Easier maintenance

  • Help maintain scheduled routine oil servicing (every 100 hours) and other preventative maintenance.

Quick-set amperage control

  • Easy to set up and start welding.

Rugged door panel

  • The rugged hinged door panel protects the receptacles and output studs.

Auto idle

  • Machine has greater fuel savings and reduced noise.

Hobart 5/3/1 industrial warranty

  • Five-year warranty on transformers, stabilizers and main rectifiers; three years on generators, PC boards and drive systems; and one year on guns (MIG, plasma and TIG torches).
Title Champion® Elite 260 Stick Welder/Generator
Engine Brand Kohler
Engine Idle Speed 2400 RPM
Engine Weld Speed 3600 RPM
Fuel Tank Size 12 gal.
Fuel Type Gasoline
Horsepower 23 hp
Weldable Metals Steel
Stainless Steel
Rated Output 260 A @ 25 V, 100% duty cycle
Single Phase Generator Continuous Power 9500 W
Single Phase Generator Peak Power 11000 W
Sound Rating 72 dB
Current Type DC
Max Open Circuit Voltage 80 VDC
Amperage Range 40 – 260
Portability Lift Eye (Standard)
Weld Output CC
Warranty 3 Years
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