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Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-06-11, 3:57am
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By Locococo
I make a lot of soft glass marbles in the 30 to...

I make a lot of soft glass marbles in the 30 to 40 mm range. They never get in touch with any metal tools just graphite. I shape the marble in a preheated mold and also melt off the punty this way....
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-06-09, 11:19pm
Replies: 20
Views: 458
Posted By Locococo
There' re some clear glasses and dichro that...

There' re some clear glasses and dichro that doesn't match. My experience is that round beads are the most forgiving when it comes to cooling. Every other shape is far more susceptible. You said they...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-05-28, 4:22am
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Locococo
My guess Ornela Czech, they had a mother of pearl...

My guess Ornela Czech, they had a mother of pearl line.
And they had fat rods.

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-04-24, 2:52am
Replies: 87
Views: 15,308
Posted By Locococo
Your first goal should be to change exactly that....

Your first goal should be to change exactly that.
Sorry to say it the straight way.

Elke :waving:
Forum: Free Tutorials 2019-04-01, 3:25am
Replies: 795
Views: 357,698
Posted By Locococo
I can' t get any colour out of the COE 104 stuff....

I can' t get any colour out of the COE 104 stuff.
Whereas no problem with the COE 96.
I bought about 10 lbs. in 2009 (COE 96) and if someone is in need I'm willing to part with.

Elke :waving:
Forum: Boro Room 2019-03-20, 1:49am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,224
Posted By Locococo
Beautiful \\:D/ Elke :waving:

Beautiful \\:D/

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-03-16, 3:04am
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By Locococo
Lausch Soft Clear

Is anyone still using Lauscha Soft Clear?

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-02-23, 4:06am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,277
Posted By Locococo
And what has it to do with this topic, just...

And what has it to do with this topic, just curious. :-k

elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-02-14, 4:58am
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By Locococo
No......if so, everybody would' ve one and bead...

No......if so, everybody would' ve one and bead cleaning tools wouldn't exist.

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-02-09, 9:56am
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Locococo
Ah great \\:D/ thank you so much. Elke...

Ah great \\:D/ thank you so much.

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-02-09, 8:59am
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Locococo
Please help with an old price.

I bought Precision Diamond Clear in 2007 and can't remember what the price was on a lb.
Does anyone remember?

Thanks Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2019-01-10, 7:43am
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By Locococo
Due to the fact the rods look alike it will be...

Due to the fact the rods look alike it will be hard to distinguish one from another. But you can just melt the tip of a rod and then reduce. There should be a difference.

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-11-09, 5:49am
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By Locococo
Depends on what's more important to you. The...

Depends on what's more important to you.
The look afterwards or the handling while you fill up the press with glass.
Just look at the horizontal one and try to imagine what a PITA it must be to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-13, 1:13am
Replies: 34
Views: 5,040
Posted By Locococo
Windsong.....it's one wrap around the center. ...

Windsong.....it's one wrap around the center.
When you reach the beginning of your twistie do not melt off the end.
To get a nice crossover cut it off with a nipper.

Kristin......the 4 stripes...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-05, 1:13am
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By Locococo
Yes it's definitive Reichenbach Clear RW 201...

Yes it's definitive Reichenbach Clear RW 201 COE96.

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-10-02, 1:26am
Replies: 34
Views: 5,040
Posted By Locococo
Of course you can do that. If it's a fat rod...

Of course you can do that. If it's a fat rod there should be no problem.

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-09-23, 1:40am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By Locococo
I use stick on readers for years, works fine...

I use stick on readers for years, works fine enough. =D>

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-08-04, 12:03am
Replies: 2
Views: 858
Posted By Locococo
https://www.etsy.com/listing/192669243/8mm-round-3...

https://www.etsy.com/listing/192669243/8mm-round-304-grade-stainless-steel?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=stainless+steel+3mm+hole&ref=sr_gallery-1-15&o...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-29, 2:46am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,015
Posted By Locococo
c 520/f 968

c 520/f 968
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-15, 3:35am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,015
Posted By Locococo
But at least you can be sure it's Clio. :-D I...

But at least you can be sure it's Clio. :-D
I think I need to try a bead with the white/orange base then Clio.
Just to see what pink I will get.

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-14, 11:58am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,015
Posted By Locococo
Petra...you got some pretty bright pink,...

Petra...you got some pretty bright pink, beautiful beads. \\:D/
So did you made them with the amber looking rod?

Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-14, 11:50am
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By Locococo
I start with 520 C..... when I'm finished with...

I start with 520 C..... when I'm finished with my last bead hold it for 30 min. then ramp down to 440 C ( that will take 2 hrs.) hold 440 C for 30 min. then shut down my kiln.


Elke :waving:
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-14, 12:54am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,015
Posted By Locococo
Oh no.....it does mean you can see the deep pink...

Oh no.....it does mean you can see the deep pink when the bead has cooled down. It just looks unspectacular whilst the bead is still hot.
It has nothing to do with kiln striking.
When I started to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-06-13, 12:23am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,015
Posted By Locococo
Petra............did you put some clear between...

Petra............did you put some clear between the striking orange and Clio?
I'm just asking to rule out some mishaps.

I figured out that the initial color of the rod doesn't matter. The result...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2018-05-31, 11:44am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,366
Posted By Locococo
It really depends in what time the 5 hours were...

It really depends in what time the 5 hours were taken. Oxycons are made for working 24/7. If those 5 hours were taken in weeks/month the inside granulate material gets wet and does not dry enough...
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