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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-06-09, 9:58am
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By echeveria
Awesome! SC2 is also a great kiln for metal clay...

Awesome! SC2 is also a great kiln for metal clay if you ever do that.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-30, 2:47pm
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By echeveria
Hmm. I would have to check out how you do the...

Hmm. I would have to check out how you do the programs on the new Sentry. On my 3 button, there are several segments I need to go through. Mine is a 2.0 I think so pretty old. It has 9 programs...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-30, 9:08am
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By echeveria
If it is a brand new kiln, they will absolutely...

If it is a brand new kiln, they will absolutely help you. They walked me through checking my controller, which ultimately had to be replaced. They shipped a new one to me, and then walked me...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-29, 8:20am
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By echeveria
Yes, that was my experience also. It works, but...

Yes, that was my experience also. It works, but was not as good as my Bobcat on the same M15. My Lynx has just been sitting here since I got it. But if you have tanks, it is a great torch.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-28, 9:07am
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By echeveria
Shelley, my Bobcat runs fine on an oxycon. I...

Shelley, my Bobcat runs fine on an oxycon. I happily made beads for the first 6-7 years on a Bobcat and a 5lpm concentrator. I use an M15 now. And I think the newer ones are better than my old one....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-25, 5:27pm
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By echeveria
Cricket, Bethlehem Alpha, GTT Bobcat, Carlisle...

Cricket, Bethlehem Alpha, GTT Bobcat, Carlisle Mini CC, and Nortel Minor are the typical next-step torches if you are making soft glass items, especially beads. I personally prefer the Alpha and the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-20, 6:59am
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By echeveria
Not being familiar with what is available in...

Not being familiar with what is available in Australia, no advice other than a digital controller will make your life much easier. You should not need peripherals to use it for lampwork. Plug,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-10, 1:40pm
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By echeveria
And what are the pressure settings on your tank...

And what are the pressure settings on your tank gauge now? Have you adjusted that? You need to balance the regulators on both tanks to the requirements for the torch. Sounds like your max on...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-08, 7:37am
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By echeveria
Welcome! Sorry, I don't know anything about...

Welcome! Sorry, I don't know anything about Spartan torches, but it is possible your regulators are not set to provide a neutral or oxygenated flame. If it is anything like the torches I have used,...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-07, 10:22am
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By echeveria
I had one rust into the collet, and then the...

I had one rust into the collet, and then the collet was rusted into the Dremel. I could not remove it. I disassembled the dremel, got it pried out, but then could not reset a tension spring that...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-16, 4:53pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By echeveria
I have heard mid to late May recently.

I have heard mid to late May recently.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-24, 7:10am
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By echeveria
Call an oxygen supply service and see what they...

Call an oxygen supply service and see what they advise. They come onto the hobby market because they can no longer be certified for medical use. It has always been my impression that it is because...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-15, 6:55am
Replies: 25
Views: 773
Posted By echeveria
Sounds like you are covered except for...

Sounds like you are covered except for ventilation. I would not bring my propane inside though. I keep mine out on my deck at all times. You can put a trashcan over it if you want to give it some...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-14, 5:19pm
Replies: 25
Views: 773
Posted By echeveria
I was very nervous to hook up and light my first...

I was very nervous to hook up and light my first real torch. The Hot Head did not really scare me, but we had used one in my beginner class. I invited a bead maker friend over to hang out and give...
Forum: Tutorials 2020-02-18, 7:46am
Replies: 14
Views: 4,828
Posted By echeveria
Why would you cut them? Edited to say - if you...

Why would you cut them? Edited to say - if you mean cut them from the blow pipe as in the You Tube video, the shears she uses are available at a few suppliers. The really pricey once would be from...
Forum: Studio 2020-02-16, 9:01am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,294
Posted By echeveria
Adequate electricity is very important! I know...

Adequate electricity is very important! I know several people who had to rewire once they hooked up lights, air conditioners, heaters, kilns, concentrators, ventilation, etc.

Think about how...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-14, 8:30am
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By echeveria
I like the sound of that! Too bad I sold my rod...

I like the sound of that! Too bad I sold my rod holder. I may have to get another.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-10, 7:06am
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By echeveria
The one in the link is acrylic, not glass.

The one in the link is acrylic, not glass.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-10, 7:05am
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By echeveria
Yes! I keep three kinds on hand for various...

Yes! I keep three kinds on hand for various needs. I have to regularly add distilled water to them to keep them hydrated. I check on them about every two weeks so they are ready to go when I am. ...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-02-01, 1:11pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By echeveria
Those are tagged as new colors.

Those are tagged as new colors.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-31, 12:27pm
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By echeveria
Basic inexpensive Effetre transparents and...

Basic inexpensive Effetre transparents and pastels are a great start. You can buy them by the rod from Howacoglass.com
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-01-27, 7:14am
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By echeveria
Eyewear appropriate for the type of work and...

Eyewear appropriate for the type of work and glass you will be doing.
Forum: Boro Room 2020-01-01, 9:56am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By echeveria
Bobcat centerfire should run great on a 20. But...

Bobcat centerfire should run great on a 20. But it is still not a super hot flame compared to bigger torches, and a concentrator will never give you what tanked will. I don't know about your sodium...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-31, 10:05am
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By echeveria
Mine is to the left of my torch, positioned so I...

Mine is to the left of my torch, positioned so I can put the bead in the press without the mandrel bumping into stuff. Some days that is a challenge. It is on the left because I hold my mandrel in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-12-26, 11:07am
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By echeveria
Look at Gafferglassusa.com. Their cane price...

Look at Gafferglassusa.com. Their cane price were not much difference than the rod prices. Remember it is per kilo.
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