for various off and on fab i love my speedglass. a welding school teacher gave it to me back in 2007 when i was learning to weld in highschool. it was second hand and 13 years later i still love it.
for constant welding under the hood for 8-10 hours a day i prefer a huntsman 411p
theres all sorts of fancy head gear lately and stuff that is SUPER comfortable, but i just prefer and trust the old and simple stuff.
I heard alot of great things about speedglass but when I needed a new helmet a couple years back I couldnt swing it so I bought the Antra AH-7. Works good for me just being a hobby guy and definitely better than the old HF it replaced.
I have a Speedglas 9100xxi and I love it. The optics are so much better than our older Speedglas helmet and I love that you can also use it if you need to grind, etc. It's a bit pricey, but well worth the investment. Both Ryan and I use it and it's our go-to helmet especially for tig.
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