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Old 07-01-2017, 05:19 PM
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Looks like it would work. Not to bad for $89
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Old 07-01-2017, 09:13 PM
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Looks like it would work. Not to bad for $89
I can't see any advantage over an auto darkening helmet...
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Old 07-01-2017, 10:26 PM
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I can't see any advantage over an auto darkening helmet...
I think the welding lens up you are looking through a clear lens.
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Old 07-01-2017, 10:50 PM
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That helmet is simply a mechanical extremely slow auto dark helmet and would only have one possible advantage in that it would be notably lighter in the open mode.
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Old 07-02-2017, 03:11 AM
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I think I see a possible hazard, here. Every time I'd dip my tungsten the lens would open, exposing me to the unfiltered arc.


Whenever I would say, "Oh crap!", the lens would flip open.
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:43 AM
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No batteries to wear out. And your chin would be getting excerise.


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Old 07-02-2017, 08:37 AM
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what if you chew gum, while you weld.............
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Old 07-02-2017, 09:49 AM
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Looks like it would work. Not to bad for $89
Ummm, auto darks usually are on sale for a bit less.
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Old 07-02-2017, 10:03 AM
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In a lot of cases I have a hard time seeing where to start the weld with the auto dark hood in the down position because of the semi darkened lens. I don't do pipe anymore but when putting in the rood pass the auto dark helmet can be a pain because of it going off and on and I would like being able to grind without changing the helmet setting. I am not saying that I am going to buy one, I just thought it might be a good fit for some welders to take a look at. Plus there would be no gum chewing.
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I am guessing one chin fits all????
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