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Forum: Free Tutorials 2015-11-25, 7:50pm
Replies: 94
Views: 62,027
Posted By oldschooltofu
i have a question what is the best copper...

i have a question

what is the best copper source to use for the anodes?
i have been using copper pipe from HD
Forum: Boro Room 2011-11-24, 8:47am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,234
Posted By oldschooltofu
glacier blue has a slightly greener tint

glacier blue has a slightly greener tint
Forum: Boro Room 2011-08-29, 7:55pm
Replies: 13
Views: 3,401
Posted By oldschooltofu
i use it too with no problems and i super reduce...

i use it too with no problems and i super reduce it.
Forum: Boro Room 2011-08-29, 7:53pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,402
Posted By oldschooltofu
i have had major problems with the new simax....

i have had major problems with the new simax. mostly from the boxes that were not labeled the same way they were in the past. they had just a plain white label. i think i had 6, 28, 26 be the...
Forum: Boro Room 2011-05-25, 7:23am
Replies: 28
Views: 4,925
Posted By oldschooltofu
either paramore or GA mint

either paramore
or GA mint
Forum: Boro Room 2011-05-23, 8:21pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,141
Posted By oldschooltofu
i heard they stopped making the spheres at the...

i heard they stopped making the spheres at the gilson factory. something about them having too much waste.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2011-03-19, 7:29am
Replies: 50
Views: 20,103
Posted By oldschooltofu
who ever you get one from, you will want to know...

who ever you get one from, you will want to know how to repair/work on them. since shipping them gets expensive.
i have (3) 3yo huricanes from Jack UO. and he has been great about sending me spare...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-12-13, 10:39pm
Replies: 19
Views: 3,924
Posted By oldschooltofu
a huricane will run 1-2 lynxes...one with great...

a huricane will run 1-2 lynxes...one with great oxygen 2 with ok oxygen. it will affect silver colors and maybe some blacks.

the key is maintaing them, changing filers, new cup seals every 6...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-10-03, 9:39am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,355
Posted By oldschooltofu
get a large sample pack to start, one rod of each...

get a large sample pack to start, one rod of each color they make
if you can get one pack from each color company.
Forum: Boro Room 2010-09-28, 7:38pm
Replies: 17
Views: 6,271
Posted By oldschooltofu
i have an exo2 filling station and no they are...

i have an exo2 filling station and no they are not worth the 4k they sell for
the compressor motor had to be rebuilt once and the RIX screw compressor used to fill the tank has had to be sent back...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-09-26, 11:10am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,839
Posted By oldschooltofu
the white is the bomb....just almost impossible...

the white is the bomb....just almost impossible to re heat. seems to want to scum up when healing punties/re-heating.

the black is hit or miss. its very green when thin. and the 16mm i got...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-09-23, 5:23pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,283
Posted By oldschooltofu
i have put 6" long super fats (26-32mm diameter)...

i have put 6" long super fats (26-32mm diameter) of color into the kiln at 1050 without any checking. i put marbles or pendants in a hot kiln cold and have not had one problem. i think unless...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-09-21, 4:43pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,948
Posted By oldschooltofu
my suggestion and how i started learning the...

my suggestion and how i started learning the colors is to get a sample pack. i would start with Northstar since they have all the basic colors covered. this way all the rods are already labeled and...
Forum: Safety 2010-09-14, 12:02pm
Replies: 29
Views: 6,053
Posted By oldschooltofu
minor....i just re-read her original post. ...

minor....i just re-read her original post.

still sounds like she might have a concentrator issue
Forum: Safety 2010-09-13, 1:25pm
Replies: 29
Views: 6,053
Posted By oldschooltofu
i would say its a purity issue. there are 3...

i would say its a purity issue.
there are 3 problems that happen with concnetrators:

1) purity (the sieve bed needs to be re-poured costs about 125-150$+) this needs to be done every 2 years or...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-09-06, 9:08pm
Replies: 25
Views: 5,703
Posted By oldschooltofu
i agree, call them and ask if they have any left,...

i agree, call them and ask if they have any left, sometimes they do. if not they still have the recipe.

also if you really like a color you can try to ask for a full pot (about 30#), i know its a...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-31, 7:53am
Replies: 53
Views: 9,174
Posted By oldschooltofu
yea its not great to use leaded glass for the...

yea its not great to use leaded glass for the glassblower
+
there is a california lead law that prohibits lead content in most jewelry.
http://www.dtsc.ca.gov/leadinjewelry.cfm

its pretty rare...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-27, 7:33pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,127
Posted By oldschooltofu
they have black ones at lowes, just drill a hole...

they have black ones at lowes, just drill a hole little tighter than the swivel.

or check out these from torchlife
http://www.torchlife.us/Store/Blow-Hose.cfm
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-26, 7:27am
Replies: 53
Views: 9,174
Posted By oldschooltofu
update: got word from an importer who knows the...

update: got word from an importer who knows the manufacturer in china, and he said no lead.
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-14, 7:41am
Replies: 53
Views: 9,174
Posted By oldschooltofu
the only problem i am having is healing up the...

the only problem i am having is healing up the punty marks

i know you have to keep this color hot when working it, but when you let this color cool and have to go back and reheat it to remove the...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-14, 7:17am
Replies: 53
Views: 9,174
Posted By oldschooltofu
the only problem i am having is healing up the...

the only problem i am having is healing up the punty marks

i know you have to keep this color hot when working it, but when you let this color cool and have to go back and reheat it to remove the...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-13, 9:13am
Replies: 53
Views: 9,174
Posted By oldschooltofu
i did a lead check test from lowes on the china...

i did a lead check test from lowes on the china white in powder form and it was negative.

so that sounds like a good indication that it does not have lead in it.

there is also a fuming test...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-08-02, 5:30pm
Replies: 14
Views: 3,302
Posted By oldschooltofu
aside from the colors that naturally contain air...

aside from the colors that naturally contain air (tequila, NS lavender, violet, purple rain etc). the problems chayes are refering to are batch problems or what i call top vs. bottom of the pot.
...
Forum: Boro Room 2010-07-20, 5:55pm
Replies: 11
Views: 4,225
Posted By oldschooltofu
3 minutes for every millimeter thickness

3 minutes for every millimeter thickness
Forum: Boro Room 2010-07-16, 8:15am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,591
Posted By oldschooltofu
chineese white is great, but can get textured if...

chineese white is great, but can get textured if overworked on the outside

paramore is my choice for outisde white

star and sno have way too much air for my needs. i have even had recient...
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