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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-19, 8:34am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,299
Posted By mtnglass
The top two look like the Lauscha pinks I have on...

The top two look like the Lauscha pinks I have on my shelf.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-05, 9:59am
Replies: 29
Views: 9,350
Posted By mtnglass
The last batch of Apricot was very different in...

The last batch of Apricot was very different in rod. Very close to Tequila Sunrise in appearance. Seems the same when melted.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-04, 3:22pm
Replies: 29
Views: 9,350
Posted By mtnglass
Not all corals but the ones that tend to be more...

Not all corals but the ones that tend to be more yellow like Apricot and Sunbust. Apricot is the worst for me. I love using the color but watch it like a hawk. I'll use it for discs but anything else...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-04, 12:52pm
Replies: 29
Views: 9,350
Posted By mtnglass
Just suggesting it was a combination of the...

Just suggesting it was a combination of the coral, size and soda. I've been making sodas for years and probably make more of them than anyone else. I know when I use corals I put them in the side of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-04, 12:10pm
Replies: 29
Views: 9,350
Posted By mtnglass
That's why I don't do soda beads in large sizes....

That's why I don't do soda beads in large sizes. It's just too hard to get them back to temp. Top that with temperamental corals like Sunburst and Apricot and .... ooops!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-24, 4:17pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,751
Posted By mtnglass
Dark streaks would probably be Fossil.

Dark streaks would probably be Fossil.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-13, 12:09pm
Replies: 24
Views: 4,684
Posted By mtnglass
I never make more than 2 mandrels of beads before...

I never make more than 2 mandrels of beads before I get up and move around. Whether it's to go pull a few weeds outside the shop in the garden, a few rounds on the elliptical, into the kitchen for a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-08, 9:30am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,791
Posted By mtnglass
Guess I should have checked the beginning of the...

Guess I should have checked the beginning of the thread. My bad!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-10-08, 9:21am
Replies: 33
Views: 3,791
Posted By mtnglass
Or Tomato Soup. TS is a bit brighter than AJ. In...

Or Tomato Soup. TS is a bit brighter than AJ. In the pic below the two at the front and rear are AJ and the middle 4 are TS.
...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-15, 7:47pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,805
Posted By mtnglass
The newest batch of MC is almost the same color...

The newest batch of MC is almost the same color as Raku in the rod and you have to heat the holy livin' snot out of it to get any color at all. I wish they'd be more consistent.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-15, 8:10am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,805
Posted By mtnglass
Heat the snot out of it. Let it cool under the...

Heat the snot out of it.
Let it cool under the flame until it starts going from green to maroon.
Put back in flame a bit further out.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-21, 10:13pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,859
Posted By mtnglass
Did you check the CIM website? On each color page...

Did you check the CIM website? On each color page they usually compare with other colors about half way down the page.

http://www.creationismessy.com/color.aspx?id=10
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-20, 10:24am
Replies: 17
Views: 3,975
Posted By mtnglass
Love the Sludges. I have never used anything...

Love the Sludges. I have never used anything else. I do thin mine often though since our lack of humidity sucks the moisture out of anything even a jar with the lid on tight and inside a ziplock bag....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-15, 5:41pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,847
Posted By mtnglass
I'd call them. The price they show on the their...

I'd call them. The price they show on the their website is an estimate and they will refund any overage.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-13, 9:37pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,352
Posted By mtnglass
On glass or metal? The second video shows 6/20 on...

On glass or metal? The second video shows 6/20 on copper tubing:

http://paintingwithfireartwear.blogspot.com/
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-08-13, 9:58am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,742
Posted By mtnglass
Definitely separate the transparent from the...

Definitely separate the transparent from the opaques. Then by colors groups.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-07-30, 4:47pm
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By mtnglass
I'm pretty sure it is one of the desirable...

I'm pretty sure it is one of the desirable colors. I'd start it at $15-20/quarter pound.
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2013-07-22, 6:24am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,606
Posted By mtnglass
That's another I'd consider, but being a show...

That's another I'd consider, but being a show newb I'll wait until someone needs a table partner.
Forum: Shows and Festivals 2013-07-21, 3:59pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2,606
Posted By mtnglass
I might be tempted if I could find someone to...

I might be tempted if I could find someone to share a table. It's only 2 hours from here.
Forum: Website help and critique 2013-06-28, 12:08pm
Replies: 10
Views: 17,891
Posted By mtnglass
I agree with Katherine on the white type. I can...

I agree with Katherine on the white type. I can read it fine but many jewelry makers are over 50. I also think your shop name at the top could be a point or two larger for better balance. Otherwise I...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-06-26, 4:40pm
Replies: 30
Views: 11,729
Posted By mtnglass
I'm with you here. I heat up the end and look for...

I'm with you here. I heat up the end and look for the patina to turn red. I have quite a collection of slightly red Copper Green.!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-06-26, 4:38pm
Replies: 30
Views: 11,729
Posted By mtnglass
I like them with the patina! ...

I like them with the patina!

https://www.etsy.com/transaction/31505910
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-23, 10:54pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,405
Posted By mtnglass
Shardi's correct, it's Earth. I wondered why I...

Shardi's correct, it's Earth. I wondered why I was getting so many hits over on Etsy for this set:lol: Thanks!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-22, 7:00pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,405
Posted By mtnglass
Some of it plays well and some doesn't. You have...

Some of it plays well and some doesn't. You have to be more mindful of what you are using with it and what for. I purchased a large lot (300+ pounds)from a company that thought they would give a try...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-05-21, 11:28am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,508
Posted By mtnglass
The Mandrel just below Redondo Beach is a good...

The Mandrel just below Redondo Beach is a good bet.

http://www.themandrel.com/
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