well, with gas, it's not set it and forget it. You need several tips, different gas pressures, etc etc etc. My main point is that with one unit, and a third of the cost of a multi-process machine, you can use it for more than anything else.
welding with gas is just like tig. tig gets way hot too ya know...
a near-death experience is just god following "catch and release" regulations...
john (johnny) henley