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    Senior Member 180guy's Avatar
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    Anyone review the longevity helmets yet?
    Millermatic 180 auto set
    Oxy Propane

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    Senior Member arandall's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by KHK View Post
    Keep in mind that the auto darking helmets become flakey at loe temps. Keep your old helmet for those cold weather welding jobs.
    Good tip Keith - - any idea how cold it has to be to start affecting the helmets? I keep my shop at around 50 degreees Farenheit in the winter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by arandall View Post
    Good tip Keith - - any idea how cold it has to be to start affecting the helmets? I keep my shop at around 50 degreees Farenheit in the winter.
    I live on the Fla/Al line,so I hope I wont have any trouble with the weather affecting a hood.Maybe the heat.
    Guy

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    I have two A/Ds and they do not like temps much below 40 to 45 degrees. I keep one in the house whe temps get cold and when it gets flakey, I switch them out for the warm one. Might just be me interested in hearing others experinces
    Thermal Dynamics 211i multi purpose
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    Lots of clamps, grinders
    And a desire to lean all I can about welding and fabrication
    Oh forgot I have gotten to use an awsome Longevity multi purpose machine and sweet enigne drive thanks to SIC Fabrications

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