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Re: NO MORE Lincoln Viking helmets for me

Postby ESENTI » Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:31 am

What about miller helmets are any good ? miller elite or similar , I got 2 chepo masks and it went out not working so I bought
from ebay a replacement with 10 buck did not work either so
i have not a helmet now any suggestions are appreciated. A good cheap alternative is parweld helmet of 60 buck that are
reasonably good ...
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Re: NO MORE Lincoln Viking helmets for me

Postby Rupes » Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:55 am

weldin mike 27 wrote:My theory is buy your helmet from a specialised manufacturer. You don't buy shoes from Chevy, do you....(Insert joke hi-tops pic here)


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Exactly, not sure why I bought the Lincoln, but it was the first helmet that cost a bit of money and I think I had my mind set on a bit viewing area and didn't really like the 3M's. But yeah I agree totally, better to buy from a specialist manufacturer.
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Re: NO MORE Lincoln Viking helmets for me

Postby Troy Boy 72 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:47 am

Hey mate i had mine nearly 2 years changed batteries once , never had problem changing the plastic covers , never had a problem with the locking tabs and i had it out regularly from doing mig, a mate of mine let me try his new 4c lens and was that impressed i bought a new one without hesitation and will buy again . I suppose you can get a lemon any where now though
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Re: NO MORE Lincoln Viking helmets for me

Postby Fly » Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:07 pm

Well I do like the clarity of it. Good to hear you have not any issues. But I have & I hope I wont
in the future. Right now I,m using my cheap auto darkling & its not to bad, but not as clear.
It only has 2 censers but 90% of my welding on the table. I wish I could afford a $400 helmet
but to many other things I need more.

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Re: NO MORE Lincoln Viking helmets for me

Postby Fly » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:25 pm

ESENTI wrote:What about miller helmets are any good ? miller elite or similar , I got 2 chepo masks and it went out not working so I bought
from ebay a replacement with 10 buck did not work either so
i have not a helmet now any suggestions are appreciated. A good cheap alternative is parweld helmet of 60 buck that are
reasonably good ...

This helmet above may be a little out of $60 range but not a lot. I have been reading a lot about it, I like
what I hear. Look at frame head gear. They say this helmet can be fine tuned way above the others. I.,
thinking getting one in the future. I hope someone on this form that has one can comment.

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