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    i m trying to weld a spot on my car that dont have much light. i cant see where to strike a weld. set on a 10. so i was trying to use a light but my millers classlic series auto darking helmet goes dark with the light could i turn the sensitivity down to use a light and how low can i turn the sensitivity down or what could i do

  • #2
    I usually run the sensitivity as low as I can on any auto helmet, usually works for me and rarely get flashed. If I get the flickers then I bump it up a bit.
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    • #3
      I'll read that again when it gets capitalization and punctuation, so I'm not straining to read it.

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      • #4
        That's why you need more than one helmet. I have an old school Hobart (non auto dark) just for that reason...Bob
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        http://www.millerwelds.com/resources...php?albumid=48

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        • #5
          I don't think the classic series has an adjustable sensitivity feature. Try positioning your flashlight so the is coming from behind you instead.

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