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Old 07-27-2020, 09:47 AM
SlowerTrafficKeepRight SlowerTrafficKeepRight is offline
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Hi,

I'm looking for an updated welding helmet. I have a Astro 8097SE auto dark helmet, I've had it for 10 years. This helmet does a ok job, but I have nothing to compare. I can't see my weld line that well - too dark. I've adjusted it and nothing. The headgear sucks and is worn.

What suggestions are out there... Auto darkening with maybe grind feature. My budget is nothing more than $200.

I've got a few helmets in mind - there are too many choices.

I'm a hobby blacksmith, metal work etc. I can weld and braze (I'm not a welder). Mainly I use mig, but also stick (buzz box) weld too. I use a plasma cutter, but use ok glasses.

Thanks for any help in advance.
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Old 07-27-2020, 04:29 PM
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I got a 3350 from Mrs Rusty for Christmas. I love it!
It's amazing what you can see.

If you can get a promo and sale at the same time they can really knock the $$$ off.

https://m.lincolnelectric.com/en-ca/...not%20provided
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Old 07-30-2020, 12:35 PM
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I got a 3350 from Mrs Rusty for Christmas. I love it!

It's amazing what you can see.



If you can get a promo and sale at the same time they can really knock the $$$ off.



https://m.lincolnelectric.com/en-ca/...not%20provided
Thanks for the info... I'm gonna go look at that.
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