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#31 mjodrey OFFLINE  

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Posted January 13, 2012 - 05:04 AM

In my case, I hate to say it, but it's my aging eyes. Changing cover lenses sure does help though! Last time it didn't help much to change the lens, so I removed the auto lens box & gave it a good de-smoking. BIG difference!



Definitely my eyes too.

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Posted January 13, 2012 - 11:26 AM

I wonder if we should start another thread so that people who are already set up to weld can give tips and show their setups to those of us who are just starting. I am very curious about the safety equipment that people use like clothing and gloves, what works for you and why etc. Also welding tables and clamps, brushes, grinders, helmets, ventilation, etc. Identifying and dealing with hazards are another thing that inexperienced folks may find valuable.

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Posted January 13, 2012 - 12:39 PM

I wonder if we should start another thread so that people who are already set up to weld can give tips and show their setups to those of us who are just starting. I am very curious about the safety equipment that people use like clothing and gloves, what works for you and why etc. Also welding tables and clamps, brushes, grinders, helmets, ventilation, etc. Identifying and dealing with hazards are another thing that inexperienced folks may find valuable.


Sure you can. I don't qualify as a safety advisor. Though it's now been several months since I last needed to go to Medexpress. :booboo: I'm due.

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Posted January 13, 2012 - 04:34 PM

I wonder if we should start another thread so that people who are already set up to weld can give tips and show their setups to those of us who are just starting. I am very curious about the safety equipment that people use like clothing and gloves, what works for you and why etc. Also welding tables and clamps, brushes, grinders, helmets, ventilation, etc. Identifying and dealing with hazards are another thing that inexperienced folks may find valuable.

I think that would be a good idea. I sure we have lots of clever ideas on here that some of us could copy. I would be willing to show off just a little bit.:smile1: Not that I have all that much but it's been getting what I need done so far.




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