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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Chromium (hexavalent compounds), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and Carbon monoxide, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Lincoln Electric® Bulldog® Engine Driven Welder With 8.9 hp Kohler® Gas Engine

Airgas Part #:LINK2708-2

Manufacturer Part #:K2708-2

$3,499.00 /Each

Item Details

  • Portable AC Welder/AC GeneratorIt’s great for homeowners and anyone who needs portable AC stick welding and AC generator power!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!1-1/4 in. (32 mm) Diameter Rugged Tube Frame Great for all-around sturdy protection.Largest diameter tube frame in its class!Best in class feature!AC Welding with up to 1/8 in. (3.2 mm) Stick Electrode Up to 140 amps of AC output for many applications.5,500 Watts Surge (4,000 Watts Continuous) AC Generator Power Many uses! Grinder, work lights, pump, motor starting, or emergency power.Plug in a Lincoln® POWER MIG® 140C for wire welding.


  • Low-Lift™ grab bars provide more leverage compared to competitive equipment for lifting the Bulldog™ 5500 on and off truck beds and other high surfaces. Grab bars also provide extra protection against product damage
  • Kohler® 8.9 HP Model CH395 OHV (overhead valve) gasoline engine with: − Cast iron cylinder liner for long engine life. − Automatic shutdown for low oil level. − 3 Year Kohler® engine warranty
  • Easy to maintain engine with oil changes only every 100 hours. No oil filter to change
  • Hour meter on control panel to monitor run time for scheduled engine maintenance
  • Noise at rated load: − 103 dB Sound Power (Lwa) − 78.2 dBA Sound Level at 23 ft. (7 m)
  • Combination muffler/spark arrestor virtually eliminates spark emissions
  • Welding and AC Generator Outputs Rated at 104ºF (40ºC)
  • Dependability and long life aided by all-copper windings in rotor and stator with high quality insulation
  • Red and black powder paint finish offers increased durability with added protection from rust and corrosion. Also ultraviolet resistant to better retain color and gloss
  • Up to 140 amps of AC welding output for welding steel, stainless steel, cast iron or hard facing projects with up to 1/8" (3.2 mm) stick electrode
  • Single, full range calibrated welding output dial makes it simple to dial in the ideal amperage for your repair, maintenance or fabrication project. Dial also includes operating ranges for 3/32" (2.4 mm) and 1/8" (3.2 mm) electrode
  • Delivers up to 16.7 amps continuous power from the 240 V AC receptacle, and up to 33.3 amps continuous power from the two 120 V AC duplex receptacles
  • All outlets are circuit breaker protected.
  • Optional GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) Kit available for additional protection from electric shock in the AC generator auxiliary power circuit


  • 100A AC/25V/60%
  • 125A AC/20V/30%


  • Home use
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Ranch/Farm

Product Attributes

Trade Name

» Bulldog®

Engine Type

» Gas

Engine Manufacturer

» Kohler®


» 8.9 hp

Output DC Amps (Max)

» 140

Output AC Amps (Max)

» 125

Number of Cylinders

» 1 Cylinder

Peak Auxiliary Power

» 5,500 W

Continuous Auxiliary Power

» 4,000 W


» 198 lb


» Stick (SMAW)

Physical Size

» 25.6" X 21.8" X 31.5"