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Forum: Safety 2016-04-17, 9:52am
Replies: 3
Views: 3,439
Posted By TJ
Thanks Speedslug and Snoopdog!

Thanks Speedslug and Snoopdog!
Forum: Safety 2016-04-16, 3:40pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3,439
Posted By TJ
Not sure where to post: old, refillable cannister and torch head- usable??

As this is both a safety and technical issue more than a heat-related issue, I thought I might ask for help here.
I salvaged this old cannister and torch head from my Grandpa's garage, and thought...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-02-19, 8:51pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By TJ
Oooh... and that is why I had to ask someone!...

Oooh... and that is why I had to ask someone! Thanks HyperT!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2015-02-19, 6:00pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,490
Posted By TJ
Silica powder? Can the industrial type be used with 104?

Just wondering if this is the same or similar to the mica powder? This stuff I am speaking of is for anti-slip applications and comes in a 50 lb bag. Have the chance to get it for free, so can anyone...
Forum: Sale Rack 2013-12-09, 11:53pm
Replies: 84
Views: 8,750
Posted By TJ
Go for the obvious or absurdly opposite. ...

Go for the obvious or absurdly opposite.

Tiny

or

Pumpkin

Or nickname it BGB. (Big Gray Box)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-12-03, 11:29pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,712
Posted By TJ
I second that question... what does the wax...

I second that question... what does the wax provide?
Forum: Free Tutorials 2013-11-30, 7:43pm
Replies: 67
Views: 33,506
Posted By TJ
Thank you - I really appreciate how you included...

Thank you - I really appreciate how you included "if this happens, try this" steps, at just the moment they might occur along the way. Those are the things that often trip me up!

Tami
Forum: Free Tutorials 2013-09-27, 11:35am
Replies: 27
Views: 16,912
Posted By TJ
I have never done any wire wrapping but was...

I have never done any wire wrapping but was curious as to what is involved. Your article was a lot of fun to read. You have a great sense of humor!
Forum: Studio 2013-09-27, 11:27am
Replies: 35
Views: 8,760
Posted By TJ
Love how well organized and easy on the eyes your...

Love how well organized and easy on the eyes your pegboard system is.
Forum: Studio 2013-09-16, 1:12pm
Replies: 15
Views: 6,149
Posted By TJ
PJ: I removed the back flashing baffle. Still the...

PJ: I removed the back flashing baffle. Still the same turbulance in the flame. Tested pointing the makeup air chute various directions. Turbulance definitely increased when pointed towards the hood,...
Forum: Studio 2013-09-14, 11:09pm
Replies: 15
Views: 6,149
Posted By TJ
Thanks, PJ. Agitation is precisely the way I...

Thanks, PJ. Agitation is precisely the way I would describe it also. I can picture what you are saying if I think of it as water currents competing.

I was trying to follow the instruction that I...
Forum: Studio 2013-09-14, 10:49pm
Replies: 15
Views: 6,149
Posted By TJ
Thanks, guys. Greenstone: oxycon systems can...

Thanks, guys.

Greenstone: oxycon systems can only be obtained by medical prescription in Canada - other than a handful of reconditioned ones by lampworking retail studios and those shipped from...
Forum: Studio 2013-09-14, 2:28pm
Replies: 15
Views: 6,149
Posted By TJ
Hmmm. Thanks for the input... sounds like no one...

Hmmm. Thanks for the input... sounds like no one definable thing to correct.

Caliente, My torch is on gas too. Hubby says we are 1000 feet higher elevation than you, would that make a difference?...
Forum: Studio 2013-09-14, 12:58am
Replies: 15
Views: 6,149
Posted By TJ
Will studio ever be READY? Now, problems with Lucio torch "breathing",& wavering.Help

Good grief, just when I think my studio is DONE!

Bolted Lucio torch to table. Problem #1: Flame "breathes" with the OxyCon, an M-15. Gets wider, then skinner, wider, skinnier, by about a cm....
Forum: Safety 2013-09-06, 6:01am
Replies: 28
Views: 10,934
Posted By TJ
Thanks for your advice and patience, Dale. I...

Thanks for your advice and patience, Dale.

I will post a photo again when it is complete/settled.
Forum: Safety 2013-09-05, 10:43am
Replies: 28
Views: 10,934
Posted By TJ
I understand that principle, Dale. But is it...

I understand that principle, Dale.

But is it SAFE in terms of my health whilst torching? Or is that insufficient clean air coming from behind/around me? 75-90% of the outside air will be rushing...
Forum: Safety 2013-09-04, 2:09pm
Replies: 28
Views: 10,934
Posted By TJ
Losthelm, I'd like to know that too (and yes the...

Losthelm, I'd like to know that too (and yes the outlet has the fan, the other side is just ducting)... but I am still wondering if I can just CLOSE THE DOOR on the room, as the makeup air vent DOES...
Forum: Safety 2013-09-03, 10:35am
Replies: 28
Views: 10,934
Posted By TJ
Intake is 10 feet away on the outside, I made...

Intake is 10 feet away on the outside, I made certain of that, thanks to your writings, Dale.

The flex ducting is actually 6", it just looks so small next to my exhaust side because it is all 12"...
Forum: Sale Rack 2013-09-02, 7:58pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,274
Posted By TJ
What about Canada? There should be a separate,...

What about Canada? There should be a separate, similar to the US rate for shipping, since it only costs you a small amount more than shipping within the US. Canada's just a hop-skip away, and can use...
Forum: Safety 2013-09-02, 12:26pm
Replies: 28
Views: 10,934
Posted By TJ
Thanks for your replies. The "black thing"...

Thanks for your replies.

The "black thing" in the window is just an illusion; I took the photo at night and it is dark outside, that's all. The window is plexiglass we cut holes to fit.

Yes, it...
Forum: Safety 2013-09-02, 11:16am
Replies: 28
Views: 10,934
Posted By TJ
I guess I understand that... but the question...

I guess I understand that... but the question remains: how do I correct it - in the simplest, and most affordable way possible? I guess blocking off the door is not a good option?
Forum: Safety 2013-09-01, 11:51pm
Replies: 28
Views: 10,934
Posted By TJ
Uh-oh. Make-up air vent not pushing air. What's going on?

So I got my venting all in, just have not permanently secured the makeup vent in the window yet.

When I did the incense test, it went out the exhaust duct quite nicely. (I still plan on adding a...
Forum: Sale Rack 2013-08-27, 2:13pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By TJ
I got it too, she is a minister.

I got it too, she is a minister.
Forum: Safety 2013-08-14, 8:32am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,504
Posted By TJ
Thanks, Dale. I will interpret that as "it is...

Thanks, Dale. I will interpret that as "it is okay to go ahead without it". (Don't worry, won't hold ya liable if my house blows up anyways, haha.)

But hopefully Carlisle still comes through at...
Forum: Safety 2013-08-14, 1:34am
Replies: 23
Views: 11,754
Posted By TJ
Does weather make it not possible to have the...

Does weather make it not possible to have the entire garage door open while you work?
That would be ideal, I think.

Be sure to read through all of Dale M.'s posts in Safety, he is the ventilation...
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