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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-25, 4:52pm
Replies: 4
Views: 35
Posted By Speedslug
I'm fond of my GTT Cricket but I purposely chose...

I'm fond of my GTT Cricket but I purposely chose that to keep me from "Raging" through tons of fuel and oxygen.

I started out with C clamps and an inexpensive welders rig after my hot head...
Forum: Boro Room 2020-05-20, 7:50pm
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Speedslug
Nice work.

Nice work.
Forum: Torch Questions 2020-05-20, 7:45pm
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By Speedslug
In my opinion the sieve beds shouldn't have any...

In my opinion the sieve beds shouldn't have any problem being 'stored' in humid area, it's being 'used' in high humidity that could cause problems.

As for storage, I understand that there are tiny...
Forum: Safety 2020-05-18, 6:06am
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Speedslug
Well happy Birthday To You then! Sounds like...

Well happy Birthday To You then!

Sounds like you scored.


Being from the Detroit area myself I have always been leary of anything that has had the serial number removed.
That has always been...
Forum: Safety 2020-05-15, 7:47pm
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Speedslug
Sounds like you are thinking everything and I...

Sounds like you are thinking everything and I applaud you for that.

A lot of folks just starting out throw together whatever they have at hand and only find out that it isn't cutting it when they...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-15, 4:51pm
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Speedslug
I have a brother living in Livonia and I grew up...

I have a brother living in Livonia and I grew up in the Wayne / Westland area.

Shipping charges would exclude most not living in the tri-county area from contacting them anyway.

Thanks again...
Forum: Safety 2020-05-14, 11:05am
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Speedslug
You can also increase the efficiency by putting 3...

You can also increase the efficiency by putting 3 walls around it or even partial walls.

It will help with directing the flow more smoothly.


It does suck that there really isn't a "one size...
Forum: Safety 2020-05-14, 10:58am
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Speedslug
Looks like you have a pretty good handle on the...

Looks like you have a pretty good handle on the ventilation.

I would suggest replacing the corrugated sections with as much smooth wall ducting as you can.

The ribbing causes all kinds of...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-12, 1:45pm
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Speedslug
That is great news! I wonder if that company...

That is great news!

I wonder if that company wants its name circulated in the glass melting community.
You might ask them because I'm sure there are lots of folks that would be inclined to send...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-10, 1:56pm
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Speedslug
Here is a You Tube video about the torch ; ...

Here is a You Tube video about the torch ;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azg4geKIs4o&t=206s
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-10, 1:54pm
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Speedslug
Oh and something you may not have heard about...

Oh and something you may not have heard about oxygen tanks;
the valve stem on the tank itself needs to be fully closed or fully open, letting the second stage of the two stage regulator control the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-10, 11:20am
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Speedslug
I have no experience with the Devardi torch but...

I have no experience with the Devardi torch but you could try hunting up the you tube videos they used to have.
They might have a few on that torch.

They are on the lower end of quality on...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-08, 9:22am
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Speedslug
Oh and Welcome to the Addiction :lol:

Oh and Welcome to the Addiction :lol:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-05-08, 9:22am
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Speedslug
Aye, sounds like you are pushing fuel and oxygen...

Aye, sounds like you are pushing fuel and oxygen out of your torch so fast it doesn't have time to mix.

Start with fuel only and get a small 5 inch long yellow flame.

Then add oxygen until the...
Forum: The Dark Room 2020-04-20, 4:46pm
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Speedslug
There may be a problem with old programming not...

There may be a problem with old programming not working with newer machines as well.

Some of the program internal steps may use steps in the micro processors that no longer exist on newer...
Forum: The Dark Room 2020-04-20, 11:39am
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Speedslug
A lot of the old program sources have gotten out...

A lot of the old program sources have gotten out of the old "One Time Purchase and Use It For Life" mindset and have switched over to "Rent It From Us Once a Year, Every Year Forever" money grubbing...
Forum: The Dark Room 2020-04-20, 11:15am
Replies: 8
Views: 246
Posted By Speedslug
Question; Did you keep the hard drive from the...

Question; Did you keep the hard drive from the old machine?

If so there is a very good possibility that your old program is still on it and you just need a geek/nerd to bring it back to life for...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-15, 8:16pm
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Speedslug
I would suggest going with something that you...

I would suggest going with something that you glue the windshield glass to rather than trying to melt the glass.

Besides the sandwich with the poly-vinyl butyral in it not behaving predictably in...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-11, 11:12pm
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Speedslug
Have you looked for any "crispy critters" on the...

Have you looked for any "crispy critters" on the circuit boards?

My sister in law had a problem with red ants being attracted to an out door lighting control box.

Something about voltage acted...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-10, 7:46pm
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Speedslug
I know what you mean only too well!

I know what you mean only too well!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-10, 6:20pm
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Speedslug
Hmm. Maybe a rewind / motor repair shop...

Hmm.

Maybe a rewind / motor repair shop could test that capacitor I mentioned but getting a new cap and stuffing it in there is the next cheapest thing even without testing the old one.

Other...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-09, 9:51pm
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Speedslug
My first thought is that there should be more...

My first thought is that there should be more than one filter.

It's been a decade since I was knee deep into the details of these things but if I remember correctly there are 2 filters on the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-04-08, 6:20am
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Speedslug
There are 8760 hours of use possible each year...

There are 8760 hours of use possible each year when used 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 52 weeks.

This one you are getting has 1.4 years of use on it.

25000 hours is 2.85 years so you have...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-24, 5:14am
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Speedslug
Aye, make sure that anyone getting them from you...

Aye, make sure that anyone getting them from you knows that that really, really shouldn't be used by anyone for inhaling.

There are microbes that can live on the inner tubing and the third filter...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2020-03-23, 3:45pm
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Speedslug
I am sorry to tell you that oxycons from the...

I am sorry to tell you that oxycons from the public require a thorough overhaul and re-certification before a doctor can write a prescription for one and before a patient can use them.

That is one...
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