K5168-1 Ranger 305 LPG Engine Driven Welder (Kohler) Ready-Pak



Professional LPG (Liquid Propane Gas) welder/generator with excellent multi-process stick, MIG, and TIG welding for those environments where gasoline and diesel emissions are not acceptable. The Ready-Pak includes the welder/generator, undercarriage, and LPG Tank Holder in one pre-assembled package.



Choose the Ranger 305 LPG welder/generator for those environments where gasoline and diesel emissions are not acceptable. Includes a liquid propane gas supply hose with coupler for easy connection to the liquid draw outlet of an LP-gas cylinder. The 10,000-watt peak single-phase AC generator powers motor starting, tools and inverter welders for extended range and process capability.

    • Top-of-the-line Kohler® overhead valve (OHV) 25 HP Command® LPG engine
    • Digital weld meters monitor actual welding output
    • Built-in “hot” start for easier starts and restrikes

Multi-Process Welding
· Excellent DC multi-process welding for general purpose stick, downhill pipe (stick), TIG, cored-wire and MIG (CO2 and mixed gas).
· It’s the only compact LPG welder in North America rated at 25V for 300 amps of stick or CV welding.
· CV wire welding with up to 5/64 in. (2.0 mm) diameter electrodes.

Digital Weld Meters
· Digital weld meters for amps and volts makes it easy to precisely pre-set your procedures and monitor actual welding output.

Superior Arc Performance
· Lincoln Electric Chopper Technology® provides easy starts, a smooth arc, low spatter and excellent bead appearance.

10,000 Watts Peak Single-Phase AC Generator Power
· 10,000 watts peak for motor starting.
· 9,000 watts continuous for high capacity needs such as a back-up generator, powering a Lincoln Electric Invertec® inverter welder. Also can be used for lights, a grinder or other power tools.
· AC generator voltage is constant at 120V or 240V at any weld dial setting.

Rugged Reliability
· Welding and AC Generator Outputs rated at 104ºF (40ºC).

25 HP Kohler® LPG Engine
· LPG (Liquid Propane Gas) engine has plenty of horsepower.


  • Multi-Process Welding
  • Superior Arc Performance
  • 10,000 Watts Peak Single-Phase AC Generator Power
  • Digital Weld Meters
  • 25 HP Kohler LPG Engine


What’s Included

  • Order a Lincoln Electric Ready-Pak and get everything you need in one pre-assembled package. The package consists of:
  • K2937-1 Ranger 305 LPG
  • K1770-2 Factory Undercarriage (Pneumatic)
  • K1745-2 LPG Tank Holder



Warning –

Cancer and Reproductive Harm –



Product Weights & Dimensions

Dimensions (H x W x D)48.1 in x 31.8 in x 65.2 in (1222 mm x 808 mm x 1656 mm)
Net Weight627 lbs (284 kg)


Machines ProcessesStick (SMAW)
Gouging (CAC-A)
Flux-Cored Self-Shielded (FCAW-S)
Flux-Cored Gas-Shielded (FCAW-G)
Max Rating300A / 25V / 100% @ 104°F (40°C)
Output Range by ModeCC-Stick: 30 – 305 Amps, Downhill Pipe (CC): 40-300 Amps, Touch Start TIG: 20 – 250 Amps, CV-Wire: 14 – 29 Volts, Arc Gouging: 90 – 300 Amps
Rated Gouging Carbon Diameter5/32 in (4.0 mm)

Engine Driven Welders

Single Phase Auxiliary Output9000 Watts Continuous, 120/240V
Auxiliary Output Frequency60 Hz
Receptacle TypesNEMA 5-20R
Engine Brand & ModelKohler OHV Command CH730 LP
Engine Description2 Cylinder Air-Cooled LP Engine
Engine Horsepower25 HP
High Idle Operating Speed @ Rated Output3600
Oil Capacity (qts.)2.0
Oil Capacity (L)1.9


Typical ApplicationConstruction
General Fabrication
Maintenance & Repair
Repair Welding
Structural Fabrication
Structural Welding


Warranty3 Years Parts and Labor – Engine warranted separately by engine manufacturer