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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2007

    Talking New Member On Board

    Hello Everyone New To The Message Board I Am A Welder Hobby And As My Job I Am In The Market For A New Welding Helmet Waht Is Your Opinion On The New Speedglas 9002x Helmets If You Have Any Views About Them Or Others Let Me Know Thanks::d

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Vancouver BC Canada


    Holy crap, I think your like the third person to join up today alone... welcome aboard.

    I have no idea about the helmet you mention. I have a miller elite and its a nice lid. Sometimes at low amps while tigging i get flashed though.. not a pleasant feeling.
    Will it weld? I loooove electricity!

    Miller 251/30A spool
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Lancaster, Pa


    Welcome to the board Brian

    I have the SpeedGlas Utility myself and I love it. If I had it to do over, I would have bought one of the better ones with an adjustment for sensitivity. The sun and yellow caution lights on vehicles makes my helmet go into some kind of fit until it is out of range.

    What else is there besides welding and riding. Besides that

    Miller Thunderbolt XL 300/200 AC/DC
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    near rochester NY


    i have had my BWE for many years and love it. the new ones have some cool new features as well.
    its kind of a look for what you think is the best fit for you . many have small diferences but if you stick to a good name brand you should be happy with it.
    thanks for the help
    hope i helped

    feel free to shoot me an e-mail direct i have time to chat.
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