if you got a auto darken helmet get yourself a pipliner helmet or something fixed shade none auto darkening.. for a back up.. and get used to useing it.. nothing like going to take a test and the dam auto darken decide today was the day to die.. i keep one in my shop for just this reason..
also get yourself a few spares of gloves and a chipping hammer, and wire brush..
RM Fab & Products
Miller 2E DC Welder Generator
Hobart "Auto Arc" 130
Klutch Plasma 275i Plasma Cutter
HFT 80 amp DC inveter stick
Hobard Oxy Torch using propane.
Metal Man FC125