Lampwork Etc.
 
AKDesign

LE Live Chat

Enter Live Chat

No users in chat




Beads of Courage


 

Go Back   Lampwork Etc. > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 8.72 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Speedslug
Forum: Studio 2018-06-18, 6:13pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,273
Posted By Speedslug
OK. Here is the short cut for adding pictures...

OK.
Here is the short cut for adding pictures that I wrote a while back;

Click the "Go Advanced" and then type in some words describing you picture.



Then click the paper clip symbol...
Forum: Studio 2018-06-18, 6:08pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,273
Posted By Speedslug
give me a second.

give me a second.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-09, 5:34am
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Speedslug
For me, it's all about figuring out stuff with my...

For me, it's all about figuring out stuff with my mind .... Which takes long enough in it's own right.

And Then trying to teach my body how to use what I figured out with my mind ..... without...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-07, 7:45pm
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Speedslug
And I will add that the fuel takes an inch or...

And I will add that the fuel takes an inch or three to burn once it leaves the torch face so you might be working too close to the torch.

You don't mention the kind of torch you are using but that...
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-03, 12:09pm
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By Speedslug
I probably got my regulator descriptions messed...

I probably got my regulator descriptions messed up.

My apologies.

Most likely a throw back to my limited scuba diving days in the mid 80s.
I think that was a two stage regulator.

But these...
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-03, 7:33am
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By Speedslug
Oh and that regulator you you put the link to? ...

Oh and that regulator you you put the link to?

That one is a single stage unit that puts out a different level of pressure for use with hothead type torches.

Hotheads need a powerful blast of...
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-06-03, 6:46am
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By Speedslug
Aye, those medical units really were designed to...

Aye, those medical units really were designed to be overhauled every two years and replacing the tubing would have been as routine as replacing the filter.

Because the medical units were supposed...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-29, 4:42pm
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By Speedslug
The chirping you hear reminds me of the alarm...

The chirping you hear reminds me of the alarm noise only it lasts for a fraction of a second instead of going on and on.


We used to get chirping like that from the smoke alarms installed in on...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-15, 9:42pm
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By Speedslug
I see a lot of the Italian Masters with big racks...

I see a lot of the Italian Masters with big racks at the end of their torch flame warming the tips of the rods they want to use.
It's that very last inch or three of the flame.
Forum: Torch Questions 2018-05-08, 9:16am
Replies: 7
Views: 906
Posted By Speedslug
As long as you keep the two oxycons on separate...

As long as you keep the two oxycons on separate parts of the torch (inner ring and outer ring) they should work fine.

But if you try to tie them into one hose then the higher psi oxycon will just...
Forum: Studio 2018-05-04, 5:47pm
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Speedslug
I think K tanks are one of the bigger ones. ...

I think K tanks are one of the bigger ones.

I picked up something that was referred to as a "forty" that was about knee high.

I know they make intermediate sizes but it will come down to what...
Forum: Studio 2018-05-02, 5:50pm
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Speedslug
The flashback arrester can be connected directly...

The flashback arrester can be connected directly to the torch.

Some will add a little section of hose so that the arrester will be out of the way below the torch bench.

Or because they don't...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-04-29, 1:17pm
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By Speedslug
I am not sure that boro is any more of a hazard...

I am not sure that boro is any more of a hazard than soft glass but I am really really glad you are changing from 63 cfm ( which is barely OK for toilet odors I suppose) to a 1000 cfm fan.

Mostly...
Forum: The Dark Room 2018-04-24, 9:54pm
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Speedslug
Judy, that's the beauty of this technique. ...

Judy, that's the beauty of this technique.

The LE software reduces the size to something approaching reasonable without you having to jump through a bunch of hoops with some third party photo...
Forum: The Dark Room 2018-04-22, 6:43am
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Speedslug
A Method for uploading photos using Attatchments

Several people have asked how to deal with pictures being too big to upload to LE without having find a photo editor and then learn how to use that to get the pictures under the limits of the forum...
Forum: Safety 2018-04-12, 5:25pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By Speedslug
There is a metric ton of information on...

There is a metric ton of information on ventilation in the safety threads and in the studio threads as well.

I did safety training for a lot of the ships I served on in the Navy over 17 years and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-03-23, 8:06am
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Speedslug
"Softened" water that uses salt in a system to...

"Softened" water that uses salt in a system to make the water tolerable for home use will ruin bead release.

I use a reverse osmosis filtered water system at home or 'distilled' water water from...
Forum: Studio 2018-03-15, 8:41am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By Speedslug
You are going to have to find a few more layers...

You are going to have to find a few more layers to coat that with Sheri.


Along with at least half dozen fire code violations if you want to compete with the professionals. :lol:
Forum: Website help and critique 2018-03-12, 2:07am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,032
Posted By Speedslug
Aye, I commiserate with you in trying to work...

Aye, I commiserate with you in trying to work this out.

For what it's worth, the image that flashed in my brain to start with was of one shelf, probably not even 3/4 of the full width, extremely...
Forum: Website help and critique 2018-03-11, 12:58pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,032
Posted By Speedslug
Putting a coin in the shot can be used as a size...

Putting a coin in the shot can be used as a size reference Brad.

As for the lettering go with what the designer said.
My forgetter has gotten so much better than my rememberer that I don't trust...
Forum: Website help and critique 2018-03-10, 6:56pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,032
Posted By Speedslug
You once posted an image of your book shelf of...

You once posted an image of your book shelf of glass chemistry books and I was thinking that a faded picture of that would be a good background to the printed word on your home page.

You might...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2018-03-06, 9:46pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,024
Posted By Speedslug
Here is a link where I think Sue explains them...

Here is a link where I think Sue explains them Val;

http://www.lampworketc.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2869460#post2869460

Here is another thread with a link to a John Kobuki video using one...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-02-27, 12:24pm
Replies: 104
Views: 13,809
Posted By Speedslug
Betsy, try rubbing a candle or a bar of soap on...

Betsy, try rubbing a candle or a bar of soap on the drawer and rub points on the opening.

It is temporary fix but It could well work for a decade before you need to do it again.
Forum: Safety 2018-02-21, 3:46pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,042
Posted By Speedslug
When the Cricket came out it was stated that it...

When the Cricket came out it was stated that it was designed to run on low pressures of both fuel and oxygen.
That was one of the main reasons I bought a cricket.

Because all torches are only...
Forum: Studio 2018-02-20, 1:44pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By Speedslug
Well, it would prove that you weren't an alien...

Well, it would prove that you weren't an alien sent from another planet to take over the earth.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 7:56am.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Your IP: 54.224.83.221