Hobart Handler 210 MVP Review

Hobart Handler 210 MVPThe Hobart Company is known for creating high-quality welders that are suitable for a wide range of applications, and the Hobart Handler 210 MVP is no different.

The MIG/Flux Core welder has output power ranges from 25A to 210A, making it ideal for both novice and expert welding jobs.

The unit offers a maximum duty cycle of 30% at 150A and can weld a wide range of metals. In regards to its weld output, the unit easily handles 3/8 inch thick steel and 24-gauge materials.

Its weld output is powerful enough to handle 3/8 inch thick mild steel and stable control enough for 24-gauge materials. Without further ado, let’s jump into this Hobart Handler 210 MVP review.


Quick Cut Specs

  • Model: Hobart Handler 210 MVP
  • Height: 12 – 3/8 inches
  • Length: 19 – 1/2 inches
  • Width: 10 – 5/8 inches
  • Duty Cycle: 20% @ 90A
  • Input Voltage: 115V/230V
  • Process Type: Flux Core, MIG
  • Product weight: 79lbs
  • Weld Thickness: 24 ga – 3/8 inches
  • Wire Feed Speed Range: 40-680 IPM
  • Welding Amperage Range 115V:  25-140 A
  • Welding Amperage Range 230V: 25-210 A

Hobart Handler 210 MVP Welder

green check Infinite control on wire feed speed
green check Suitable for multiple jobs
green check Quick release tension for easy changeovers
green check ​Dual voltage input – use at your home or job site
green check Produces clean welds
green check ​Compact size
caution mark Heavy and may require a welding cart
caution mark Some user might find the cables too short

Who is the Hobart Handler 210 MVP for?

The Hobart Handler can be used for a wide variety of applications – whether that’s in the home, auto-body workshop, or industrial job site.

Hobart Handler 210 MVP features:

Power – The Handler allows you to attach two separate input voltage receptacles. The device can run off a regular wall voltage in your home, but it can be swapped over to run off 230V. The Handler 210 has a power output ranging from 25A to 210A at 230V and 25A to 140A at 115V. The unit offers a duty cycle of 20% at 90A (115V) and 30% at 150A (230V).

Versatile – As we previously mentioned, the Handler welder has two separate input voltage receptacles, allowing for maximum versatility.

User-friendly – We love that the Handler 210 is ready to use right out the box. The unit is also easy to use, regardless of your experience level. The 210 is ideal for a range of different job, including: auto body, construction, and home repair jobs. One of the most helpful features is the infinite wire feed speed control. This feature allows for maximum arc performance with less cleanup and spatter.

Portability – The Hobart is comparatively higher in weight than other welders in its class. However, it is still quite portable and easy to transport.

Warranty – When spending your hard-earned money, you want some confidence that you won’t lose out should your welder go wrong. Fortunately, Hobart is a trusted company and stands behind their product with their 5/3/1 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).

Conclusion on the Hobart Handler 210 MVP

To conclude this Hobart Handler 210 review, all we have to say that we are impressed with this welding unit–hands down. It is solid.