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Old 08-12-2019, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by big job View Post
...I get it set up I have fill rod
left hand I have tig right hand OK put helmet down Now where in hell is the
seam I have to weld? same with mig can't see what I suppose to weld like a
simple butt weld...
What they said ^^^^. Get an auto-dark helmet. Spend a little money for a decent one. I got a Lincoln for $125 at Home Depot. Not a bad unit. Not a SpeedGlas, either...

HF $40 specials suck--they are VERY slow to darken and only suitable for light duty MIG.

PS: added a picture. Only "issue" I've had was the dark adjustment knob is easy to bump and change settings so I just removed the knob. Can still adjust without the knob...
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