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Forum: Torch Questions 2016-06-21, 5:27pm
Replies: 23
Views: 8,316
Posted By laserglass
a hot head has a reducing flame up close...turn...

a hot head has a reducing flame up close...turn you flame up higher but do not work close up....work further out in the flame where the mapp gas has a chance to find oxygen so it will become a...
Forum: Boro Room 2015-03-28, 1:43pm
Replies: 10
Views: 3,211
Posted By laserglass
http://www.waleapparatus.com/catalog.asp?prodid=55...

http://www.waleapparatus.com/catalog.asp?prodid=557796&showprevnext=1
Forum: Free Boro Tutorials 2015-03-19, 2:11pm
Replies: 20
Views: 7,917
Posted By laserglass
this is not mine but a reference

this is not mine but a reference
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-03-08, 9:30am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,150
Posted By laserglass
go to the hardware store and buy some granite...

go to the hardware store and buy some granite squares....way better marver than a piece of graphite
Forum: Safety 2015-03-03, 5:37am
Replies: 14
Views: 4,437
Posted By laserglass
1 pound bottles are legal to have...

1 pound bottles are legal to have inside.....larger are not, so a 5 pound bottle of propane is illegal and unsafe to have inside.....how many times must the same information be covered over and over...
Forum: Boro Room 2015-02-09, 4:27pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,308
Posted By laserglass
use a sharp ice pick

use a sharp ice pick
Forum: Boro Room 2015-02-03, 8:59am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,497
Posted By laserglass
i run a national 3a on a 5 l/m...

i run a national 3a on a 5 l/m concentrator....its a nice flame but not for really big stuff.
Forum: Safety 2015-01-22, 7:13am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,143
Posted By laserglass
if you have a nortel torch, or a national torch,...

if you have a nortel torch, or a national torch, then you can use normal household pressure.....some places will let you boost your home pressure up to 2 psi, but you need to have a mechanical...
Forum: Safety 2014-12-08, 9:13am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,319
Posted By laserglass
i have a similar kiln.....i use an external...

i have a similar kiln.....i use an external temperature controller...i just turn the knob on high, and let it go....here is an article i published on this...
Forum: Studio 2014-11-21, 8:00am
Replies: 5
Views: 3,225
Posted By laserglass
i would comment except there is too little...

i would comment except there is too little information.....where is the makeup air duct??? what size??? where is your ventilation duct???? what size???

rarely do facing torches have adequate...
Forum: Safety 2014-07-09, 5:30am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,138
Posted By laserglass
large straight vent duct (~8 inches OD), LARGER...

large straight vent duct (~8 inches OD), LARGER MAKE UP AIR DUCT (~10 inches OD), back and side baffles around your work zone with all leaks sealed (you want all incoming air to enter your work zone...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-28, 4:39am
Replies: 108
Views: 34,883
Posted By laserglass
bump

bump
Forum: Boro Room 2014-04-11, 4:40am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,447
Posted By laserglass
you can encase dicro, or not for different...

you can encase dicro, or not for different effects....what you do not want to do with dicro is stretch it out or blow it out too much as it will fall apart
Forum: Boro Room 2014-03-12, 5:54am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,968
Posted By laserglass
this is the way i do it

this is the way i do it
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-02-28, 5:45am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,428
Posted By laserglass
even though it is more expensive to use small 1...

even though it is more expensive to use small 1 pound tanks, there are situations where they are the best option....if you live in an apartment, or if you are torching in a room where it is not...
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-02-25, 5:40am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,428
Posted By laserglass
http://www.amazon.com/Camp-Chef-Disposable-Bottle-...

http://www.amazon.com/Camp-Chef-Disposable-Bottle-Adapter/dp/B0002YSY20/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1393331929&sr=8-1&keywords=steak+saver+adapter
Forum: Boro Room 2014-02-20, 5:35am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,896
Posted By laserglass
the thermal expansion of boro is about 30% that...

the thermal expansion of boro is about 30% that of soft glass, so it is more thermal shock tolerant, but you can get into problems with large boro pieces doing what you described....and the annealing...
Forum: Studio 2014-02-17, 6:01am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,665
Posted By laserglass
you will not get more pressure....both...

you will not get more pressure....both concentrators should be setup with the same output flow and pressure and when combined with a tee, you will get UP TO 10 l/m, but probably less.
Forum: Boro Room 2013-12-07, 10:19am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,539
Posted By laserglass
wall thickness to thin, and not...

wall thickness to thin, and not symmetrical....then when you blow, keep going do not stop or it will freeze with a crease
Forum: Safety 2013-12-03, 5:43am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,199
Posted By laserglass
if your hose is used with a hothead torch, where...

if your hose is used with a hothead torch, where the hose is at tank pressure, then you should not attempt a repair....if it is low pressure propane then it would be ok.
Forum: Safety 2013-10-30, 10:35am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,232
Posted By laserglass
for most lampworking, there is no need to vent...

for most lampworking, there is no need to vent your kiln....if you use powers, or enamels, you need to vent for safety, but not the kiln.
Forum: Safety 2013-10-11, 5:21am
Replies: 25
Views: 17,461
Posted By laserglass
do not get a gas tec system, waste of...

do not get a gas tec system, waste of money....simply buy a nortel or national torch as they will run off normal household pressure NG....save your money for something else.. your primary limitation...
Forum: Boro Room 2013-09-24, 4:45am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,275
Posted By laserglass
free pyrex in minnesota

i offered this the other day, but for some reason it was deleted....i have some heavy wall pyrex tubing that i am willing to give away to local glass people, in the twin cities....let me know if you...
Forum: Safety 2013-09-04, 5:00am
Replies: 28
Views: 11,216
Posted By laserglass
when you narrowed the duct to 6 inches, that is...

when you narrowed the duct to 6 inches, that is the issue....since you did this, you might as well have run it all with 6 inches....make up duct should always be larger than the vent duct....but an...
Forum: Safety 2013-07-29, 5:28am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,614
Posted By laserglass
it sounds under insulated....i can lay my hand on...

it sounds under insulated....i can lay my hand on the outside of my kiln while at temp and not get burned.....
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