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    Inventor of Wendys Pancake Hood

    hey every one this blew me away i was on the miller welding forum and ran accross this post


    " The "inventor" was George Gilchrist of Gillette Wyoming, shortly after WWII when everything including welding hoods were in short supply.
    George signed his pancakes with an engraving tool under the face piece.
    For what it's worth he died in the mid-90's."

    I didn't know Gillette was good for any thing till I read that. pretty cool i live somewhere where something cool was invented.
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    Re: Inventor of Wendys Pancake Hood

    Those work well on pipe :] btw I'm working in Casper, Wy right now

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    Re: Inventor of Wendys Pancake Hood

    i have on those model 900 rh it looks funny but they kick ***
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    Re: Inventor of Wendys Pancake Hood

    justin T how long you going to be in wyoming i might be headed for douglas next week hit me up if ya like 307-660-7920

    assassin are you talking about the pancake thats a one piece???
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    Re: Inventor of Wendys Pancake Hood

    Side track - check your PM inbox.
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    Re: Inventor of Wendys Pancake Hood

    I prefer a pancake when welding in sunlight. In a shop, I prefer my tiger hood.

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    Re: Inventor of Wendys Pancake Hood

    I prefer my pancake on a plate w/ maple syrup.......
    What the hell are you guys referring to? Wasn't a link in the post.
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    Re: Inventor of Wendys Pancake Hood

    Check this out, Bert. http://pancakehelmets.com/
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    Re: Inventor of Wendys Pancake Hood

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob the Welder View Post
    Check this out, Bert. http://pancakehelmets.com/
    "Sarge's, Inc. has recently taken steps to increase productivity in order to better meet your orders."
    .........WTF????
    I can freely admit that may have taken a "man-look", but WTF are these for, and why??????
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    Re: Inventor of Wendys Pancake Hood

    Pipeliners like to wear them, good for making tie ins laying in a ditch line. Face piece fits up close on your face to block out sunlight so you can see what you are doing. Ever welded outside and had the sun blind you from the reflection in your lens?
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