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Lincoln Electric Outback® 145 Engine Driven Welder (KOHLER®) - K2707-2


Empower your on-the-go welding needs with the Lincoln Outback® 145 Engine Driven Welder. Boasting Low-Lift™ Grab Bars for easy handling, a robust tube frame, and a 4,750 Watts Peak AC Generator, this portable powerhouse is tailored for contractors, farmers, and maintenance crews. Unleash the versatility of DC stick welding and experience best-in-class features wherever your work takes you.



Lincoln Outback® 145 Engine Driven Welder with Low-Lift™ Grab Bars – K2707-2

Welcome to the rugged world of Lincoln Electric’s Outback® 145 K2707-2 Engine Driven Welder, your ultimate companion for on-the-go welding and power needs. Ideal for service trucks, fence contractors, maintenance crews, farmers, ranchers, and anyone requiring portable DC stick welding and AC generator power.

Key Features:

  1. Low-Lift™ Grab Bars (Patent Pending):
    • More leverage for lifting the unit on and off truck beds.
    • Extra protection against product damage.
    • Best in class feature!
  2. 1-1/4 in. (32 mm) Diameter Rugged Tube Frame:
    • All-around sturdy protection.
    • Largest diameter tube frame in its class.
    • Best in class feature!
  3. 6.8 Gallon (25.7 Liter) Fuel Tank:
    • Extended run times, less frequent re-fueling.
    • Large fuel fill opening for easy re-fueling.
    • Best in class feature!
  4. DC Welding with up to 1/8 in. (3.2 mm) Stick Electrode:
    • Up to 145 amps of DC output for versatile applications.
  5. 4,750 Watts Peak (4,250 Watts Continuous) AC Generator Power:
    • Power your grinder, work lights, pump, motor starting, or emergency power.
    • Plug in a Lincoln® POWER MIG® 140C or POWER MIG® 180C for wire welding.


  • Contractors
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Ranch/Farm

Arc Performance:

  • Up to 145 amps of smooth DC welding output.
  • Suitable for welding steel, stainless steel, cast iron, or hardfacing projects with up to 1/8 in. (3.2 mm) stick electrode.

AC Generator Performance:

  • Delivers up to 17.7 amps continuous power from the 240V AC receptacle.
  • Up to 35.4 amps continuous power from the two 120V AC duplex receptacles.

Quality and Reliability:

  • Dependability and long life with all-copper windings in rotor and stator.
  • Red and black powder paint finish for increased durability, rust, and corrosion resistance.

Engine Specifications:

  • Kohler® 8.9 HP Model CH395 OHV gasoline engine.
  • Cast iron cylinder liner for long engine life.
  • Automatic shutdown for low oil level.
  • Easy maintenance with oil changes only every 100 hours.

Customer Assistance Policy: Lincoln Electric is committed to providing high-quality welding equipment, and our Outback® 145 is backed by a three-year warranty on parts and labor. Our responsive customer service team is here to assist you.

Options and Accessories:

  • Accessory Kit for stick welding
  • Undercarriage with puncture-proof tires
  • Lift Bail Kit for easy lifting
  • Canvas Cover for protection when not in use
  • GFCI Receptacle Kit for additional protection
  • Wire Feeder Options: POWER MIG® 140C, POWER MIG® 180C, Magnum® 100SG Spool Gun

Explore the world of rugged reliability with the Outback® 145 Engine Driven Welder – your trusted partner in the field.

Customer Review:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5/5 Stars

“I’m a fence contractor, and the Lincoln Outback® 145 has been a game-changer for me. The Low-Lift™ Grab Bars make loading and unloading a breeze. The rugged frame and 6.8-gallon fuel tank provide durability and extended run times.

With up to 145 amps of DC welding power and a reliable AC generator, it handles all my needs. The controls are user-friendly, and the thoughtful design makes a difference. The GFCI Receptacle Kit adds safety, and Lincoln Electric’s customer service has been top-notch. Highly recommend!”

– Mike T., Fence Contractor



Product Weights & Dimensions:

  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 25.5 in x 21.2 in x 31.5 in (647 mm x 537 mm x 800 mm)
  • Net Weight: 234 lbs (106 kg)


  • Processes: Stick (SMAW)
  • Max Rating: 125A / 25V / 30% @ 104°F (40°C)
  • Output Range by Mode: CC-Stick: 50 – 145 Amps

Engine Driven Welders:

  • Single Phase Auxiliary Output: 4,250 Watts Continuous, 120/240V
  • Auxiliary Output Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Receptacle Types: NEMA 5-20R, NEMA 6-50R
  • Engine Brand & Model: Kohler CH395
  • Engine Description: 1 Cylinder Air Cooled Gasoline Engine
  • Engine Horsepower: 8.9 HP
  • High Idle Operating Speed @ Rated Output: 3600
  • Fuel Tank Size (US gal.): 6.8
  • Fuel Tank Size (L): 25.7
  • Oil Capacity (qts.): 1.2
  • Oil Capacity (L): 1.1


  • Typical Application: General Fabrication, Maintenance & Repair, Repair Welding


  • 3 Years Parts and Labor – Engine warranted separately by engine manufacturer
Weight 234 lbs
Dimensions 25.6 × 21.8 × 31.5 in