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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-07-23, 12:46pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,018
Posted By kbinkster
It looks like the threaded DISS fitting is gone....

It looks like the threaded DISS fitting is gone. Normally, the brass B-fitting from an oxygen hose would simply screw onto the machine's threaded DISS fitting and for people using tubing with the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-30, 8:09pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By kbinkster
Look for a 1/4" ID (inner diameter) green...

Look for a 1/4" ID (inner diameter) green (rubber) hose with a "B" fitting. That could very well be what you had on your oxygen concentrator (unless you are talking about a clear green vinyl hose).
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-30, 6:17pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By kbinkster
Do you already have a twin line T-grade hose set?...

Do you already have a twin line T-grade hose set? If so, you can use the green oxygen line with an oxygen cylinder.

A welding shop (or a glass supplier) will have the best selection of regulators....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-30, 5:38pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,353
Posted By kbinkster
Is this the oxygen cylinder you're talking about?...

Is this the oxygen cylinder you're talking about?

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That is super expensive for what you...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2014-05-30, 12:58pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,492
Posted By kbinkster
It depends on the depth and color you want. There...

It depends on the depth and color you want. There are several variations. You can even do a small core of white, a thick encasement of clear, and a thin encasement of color.
Forum: Torch Questions 2014-05-02, 12:34pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,736
Posted By kbinkster
I don't agree with that chart. I don't know how...

I don't agree with that chart. I don't know how they came to their numbers.

There are some old threads in here that I put together using published data from torch manufacturers and testing done...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2014-02-23, 6:52pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,290
Posted By kbinkster
BOC Beadmakers Marathon at Corning Museum of Glass

It was a fantastic day for making BOC beads at Corning Museum of Glass! There were over 30 beadmakers who participated in the Beadmakers Marathon for Beads of Courage.

CMOG graciously provided the...
Forum: Beads of Courage 2014-02-23, 6:40pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,302
Posted By kbinkster
How awesome, Sue! I'm so glad you were able to go...

How awesome, Sue! I'm so glad you were able to go and have so much fun and make a bunch of beads for a very worthy cause. How wonderful of Ed and Virginia to host the event and how great of Gail and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-11-12, 2:05pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,587
Posted By kbinkster
Generally, you want the hose to be 12' or...

Generally, you want the hose to be 12' or shorter. The longer the hose, the more the pressure drops.
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-30, 10:39am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,480
Posted By kbinkster
Does you Alpha run something like this one? He...

Does you Alpha run something like this one? He has his set at 9 LPM:
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Here is the same torch...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-26, 12:44pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2,359
Posted By kbinkster
If you have flashback arrestors, you do not need...

If you have flashback arrestors, you do not need check valves. Flashback arrestors are better placed close to the torch than at the regulators/tanks. A lot of times, flashbacks go up the oxygen side....
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-26, 7:14am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,359
Posted By kbinkster
What kind of check valves do you have? Are they...

What kind of check valves do you have? Are they plastic or metal?
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-24, 9:24am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,480
Posted By kbinkster
You will get more heat out of a Lynx run on a 10...

You will get more heat out of a Lynx run on a 10 LPM concentrator than an Alpha run on a 10 LPM concentrator.

You will get more heat out of a Lynx run on tanked oxygen than an Alpha run on tanked...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-24, 9:21am
Replies: 13
Views: 4,218
Posted By kbinkster
I just ran the one I had over here on 2 LPM and...

I just ran the one I had over here on 2 LPM and 10 LPM. It did fine even on the 2 LPM.
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-21, 9:48am
Replies: 13
Views: 4,218
Posted By kbinkster
Willy brought one home and I hope to run it this...

Willy brought one home and I hope to run it this weekend. :)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-21, 7:42am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By kbinkster
I thought he meant the outer edge of his disk...

I thought he meant the outer edge of his disk (which would be along the equator of the bead).
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-21, 6:43am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By kbinkster
Hey, I moved from a Hot Head to a Lynx after...

Hey, I moved from a Hot Head to a Lynx after working on a Hot Head for 6-7 months! What prompted me to make the upgrade was going to a bead meeting and watching someone use a Lynx to encase a bead...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-19, 2:07pm
Replies: 13
Views: 4,218
Posted By kbinkster
I think there is a waiting list for the Yellow...

I think there is a waiting list for the Yellow Jacket, but I do not know how long it is. You can contact GTT by email or phone:
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Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-19, 1:53pm
Replies: 13
Views: 4,218
Posted By kbinkster
It works really well for metal and it runs on...

It works really well for metal and it runs on propane. The triple mix makes it really hot, so it doesn't need acetylene. A juried jeweler tried one out and told them the heat with this torch was hot...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-19, 12:21pm
Replies: 1
Views: 2,631
Posted By kbinkster
GTT Samurai/GTT Ninja

Here is a sneak peek at the new GTT Samurai. It is in the Kobuki line-up, along with another new torch, the Ninja. They are three stage burners sized between the Kobuki and the Delta Mag. The Samurai...
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-19, 11:07am
Replies: 13
Views: 4,218
Posted By kbinkster
GTT Yellow Jacket single jet hand torch

The kids and I visited the GTT shop, yesterday, and I took video of Willy and Wally showing me a Yellow Jacket hand torch and putting it through its paces.

This torch has one jet and it is a...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-18, 8:37am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By kbinkster
Some basic principals you can use to your...

Some basic principals you can use to your advantage:

Opaque glass, which is soft, likes to float and spread out over transparent glass, which is stiff. Effetre black is really a transparent glass...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-18, 8:07am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By kbinkster
Here is a good video showing the technique: To...

Here is a good video showing the technique:
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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2013-09-18, 8:06am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By kbinkster
Do you have any pictures of the results you are...

Do you have any pictures of the results you are getting? That might help with troubleshooting.
Forum: Torch Questions 2013-09-18, 7:40am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By kbinkster
Start by familiarizing yourself with the...

Start by familiarizing yourself with the centerfire before messing with the outerfire.

To light your torch, open the centerfire gas and light it. Dial in a yellow flame about 6" long, or so, and...
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