Features: Setting A New Standard! If you are looking for a rugged, reliable and capable welder for demanding construction, rental fleet or repair applications, take a close look at the Vantage 500. Standardstainless steel roof and side panels, simple controls and Chopper Technologydeliver the low maintenance, long service life, easy operation and great arc performance every owner appreciates. This multi-process powerhouse features 500 amps at 100% duty cycle, or 575 amps at 50%. Dont pay extra for plenty of AC auxiliary power 12,000 watts while welding up to 250 amps is standard. Select the 48 horsepower oil/air-cooled Deutz engine or the 56 horsepower water-cooled Cummins engine. Either way, you can depend on legendary engine reliability from well-known brands and superior Lincoln arc performance.