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Old 08-17-2021, 03:29 PM
KenH KenH is offline
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: South Baldwin Co across the bay from Mobile, AL
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Originally Posted by billyO View Post
Another thing I'll mention is long sleeves when arc/TIG welding. I have long gauntlet gloves that go up to the elbows but have given myself 'sunburn' on the 2"of exposed skin between the short sleeve and gauntlet when welding up dies and billets.
And it don't take long to "sunburn" the area under the arms from elbow to bicep. I've done that more times than I like to count - grab the stinger for just a "short" bead, then wind up welding more than expected - then that night you see the red. (yep, sometimes I get carried away with those neat icons.
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