[Spridgets] Auto darkening Welding Shields
grunthaner at gmail.com
Fri Jun 29 04:20:24 MDT 2007
OK that is exactly what I wanted to hear I am going for the expensive one
Thanks so much,
On 6/27/07, Wm. Severin Thompson <wsthompson at thicko.com> wrote:
> I tried one of those cheapie auto darkening helmets from Harbor Freight..
> was sh*t.
> I paid the dough for a good one after that.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: spridgets-bounces at autox.team.net
> [mailto:spridgets-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Linda Grunthaner
> Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2007 10:30 PM
> To: Spridget
> Subject: [Spridgets] Auto darkening Welding Shields
> Today I finally went to the local welding shop in a neighboring town and
> them hold a Lincoln MIG welder 135 (couldn't pick it up on my motorcycle)
> is last years model on sale about $100. off list ether way it is still
> expensive at $465. but I was tired of bidding on eBay for one. It comes
> the gas gauges & hoses & I'll have to purchase the gas cylinder as an
> I laughed at the hand held shield that came with the welder and asked to
> some better shields so the sales man (son of owner of store) showed me an
> auto darkening shield and gave me a demo of how they work and I was so
> impressed with how quickly they activate with a spark he produced as they
> operate with a solar cell to darken (Reaction time: 0.005 second on eBay
> model) but the cheapest one he had is $150. and I told him I would take
> one. When I got home I thought I would check on eBay and see they are
> selling the shields for and was surprised that they are selling between
> and $60. Are the eBay auto darkening shields any good? The one I am
> at right now states it meets ANSE Z87 standards. 170122073859 .
> 62 California Sprite "Pinky"
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