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Outback® 185 Engine Driven Welder (Kohler®)


Top Features

  • The Outback® 185 engine driven welder has portable DC stick welding with AC generator power.
  • Low-Lift™ Grab Bars (Patent Pending)
  • All Engine Controls on Front Control Panel
  • 32 mm Diameter Rugged Tube Frame
  • 25.7 Litre Fuel Tank





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Equipment Details

Built for the Outdoors!™

Great for anyone who needs portable DC stick welding and AC generator power! The Low-Lift™ grab bars on both ends make lifting the Outback® 185 on and off truck beds easy. The compact Outback® 185 is easy to start with all engine controls on the front of the machine, and it’s easy to use for welding. Use the AC generator power for a variety of applications described below with the large 25.7 litre fuel tank! Plug in a Lincoln Electric POWER MIG® 180C for wire welding too.

  • Low-Lift™ Grab Bars (Patent Pending)
    • More leverage for lifting unit on and off truck beds.
    • Extra protection against product damage.
    • Best in class feature!
  • All Engine Controls on Front Control panel
    • Easy access for starting, especially when mounted on truck beds.
    • Front panel includes electric start switch and engine choke control.
    • Best in class feature!
  • 32 mm Diameter Rugged Tube Frame
    • Great for all-around sturdy protection.
    • Best in class feature!
  • 25.7 Litre Fuel Tank
    • Less frequent re-fueling, for extended run times.
    • Large fuel fill opening for easy re-fueling too!
    • Best in class feature!
  • Weld with up to 4 mm Stick Electrode
    • Up to 185 amps of DC output for many applications.
  • 5,700 Watts Peak AC Generator Power (5,200 Watts Continuous).
    • Many uses! Grinder, work lights, pump, motor starting, or emergency power.
    • Plug in a Lincoln Electric POWER MIG® 180C for wire welding.
    • Plug in a Lincoln Electric Invertec® PC-210 Air to cut metal.
Rated Output
  • 130A DC/25V/60%
  • 150A DC/25V/20%
Output Range
  • 50-185A DC
Generator Output
  • 5700 watts peak, 5200 watts continuous
Type of Engine
  • Kohler CH440 (Petrol)
HP and speed
  • 14 HP @ 3600 RPM
  • 1
Dimensions (H x W x D) 651 mm x 536 mm x 800 mm
  • NOISE LEVEL 103.3 dB Sound Power (Lwa)
    78.9 dBA Sound Level at 7m
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