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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-10-26, 9:07pm
Replies: 46
Views: 5,749
Posted By sarabu
Double checking that I've got this right: A...

Double checking that I've got this right:

A minnow can run on NG, but not at household pressures. does it really need 10 lpm oxy, or will it run on one 5 lpm concentrator?

The betta will do...
Forum: Safety 2006-10-25, 7:00pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,872
Posted By sarabu
No, Mike, I know a guy who knows a contractor, I...

No, Mike, I know a guy who knows a contractor, I have a cousin-in-law who is married to a contractor, I got it, I'm good. I do have a fairly good sense of knowing what I *don't* know, that's why I...
Forum: Safety 2006-10-23, 6:08pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,872
Posted By sarabu
I'm not current on codes (are they national or...

I'm not current on codes (are they national or local?), and my house was built 20 years ago. Didn't make good common sense to do it this way, but that's just me. I was just fishing for the info...
Forum: Safety 2006-10-21, 2:01pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,872
Posted By sarabu
Wiring/Rewiring??

Hmm, not safety per se, more like "technical"...

I have an AIM kiln, it's just killing me in terms of draw. Apparently the person who built this house never anticipated anyone doing anything in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-10-07, 8:20pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,027
Posted By sarabu
If you put your bead in the perlite too hot, it...

If you put your bead in the perlite too hot, it will deform/pick up the perlite texture. You're supposed to let the orange glow go out of it- but I can't tell you how to factor in the breeze. I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-09-03, 2:37pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By sarabu
Actual Kiln Temp??figure out how?looong

Hmm, issues, issues, issues...

I have no, zippo, kiln experience. Just to let you know.

I finally got my kiln going, I thought. I did 4 batch anneals to get all my vermiculite-cooled beads...
Forum: Safety 2006-08-29, 5:26pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,072
Posted By sarabu
ok, I'm getting it- it's the pressure, and...

ok, I'm getting it- it's the pressure, and secondarily, the potential of substandard hoses.
The hoses for the *other* torches, if compromised, would leak at a rate that you could probably turn off...
Forum: Safety 2006-08-29, 10:41am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,072
Posted By sarabu
Thanks for saying this over and over, I'm sorry...

Thanks for saying this over and over, I'm sorry if I'm being dense, I just want to understand. Any other torch other than a hothead that is using propane- what about their setup makes it safer? are...
Forum: Safety 2006-08-28, 3:31pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,072
Posted By sarabu
Confused: I thought the hothead DID regulate...

Confused:
I thought the hothead DID regulate the tank pressure on it's own, and you don't need any additional regualtors.

And as an aside, are all the oxy/propane hookups for other torches OF...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-08-26, 9:56pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By sarabu
I have some heavy duty pliers with wire cutters...

I have some heavy duty pliers with wire cutters in them- I'm not strong enough to cut the tig rods with just my hands, so I whack the pointy end of the pliers with a mallet- and BAM!- works like a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-08-23, 6:37pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,719
Posted By sarabu
Thanks for the answers. I wonder if my neck's...

Thanks for the answers. I wonder if my neck's gotten weaker or something, since I've still been having trouble even though I haven't torched since last week. I was visiting the last few weeks of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2006-08-22, 5:10pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,719
Posted By sarabu
how do you look at your flame?/2nd try :)

This wan't getting a lot of traffic in the "safety" thread, so I thought I'd ask here.

I have been off my torch for the summer and *tried* to make beads the other day and it was a mess from start...
Forum: Safety 2006-08-22, 5:02pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,667
Posted By sarabu
Wow, thanks, Dale- 2 looks eminently doable. The...

Wow, thanks, Dale- 2 looks eminently doable. The article you wrote is great- I really appreciate your answer and direction!
Sarah
Forum: Safety 2006-08-21, 5:53pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,051
Posted By sarabu
I'm in Lexington, KY, Jo. I've only heard raves...

I'm in Lexington, KY, Jo. I've only heard raves about the creation station, but never used one. Will the elbow rests move vertically?
Ok, I'm glad you told me that, Kimberly. I looked at the...
Forum: Safety 2006-08-21, 5:48pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,667
Posted By sarabu
bulk fuel hookup to hothead question

So today's issue with the torch setup- blech, I'm wondering why I thought this was fun??- I know the propane goes outside, I have a hose through the window and the bbq tank is sitting behind my holly...
Forum: Safety 2006-08-21, 4:45pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,051
Posted By sarabu
how do you look at your flame?

I have been off my torch for the summer and *tried* to make beads the other day and it was a mess from start to finish. I'm thinking of another thread for the more "technical" problems, and it...
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